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What to know about the Thunder's busy trade week

There are a few things you ought to know about Oklahoma City’s late-week player movement, which saw Carmelo Anthony and Dakari...

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Is Dennis Schroder the next Thunder image rebuild?

Dennis Schroder is the latest Thunder acquisition who comes with a less-than-stellar reputation, but the Thunder has habitually...

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The highs and lows of Carmelo Anthony's lone Thunder season

Carmelo Anthony’s arrival last September in Oklahoma City was met with hoodies and hope and just a few hard feelings, given...

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Thunder trades Dakari Johnson in potential cost-saving move

On Friday, the Thunder took another step that could create some savings, agreeing to trade center Dakari Johnson to the Orlando...

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Thunder tax bill in 2019-20 will be big, just not $141 million

Six Thunder players scheduled to make $135.6 million combined in 2019-20

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Presti trades his headache to Donovan

Can Billy Donovan get Dennis Schoder to embrace sixth man role?

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Getting to know the newest members of the Thunder

Carmelo Anthony is out. Dennis Schroder and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot are in. So, who are these new guys? Here are some...

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The numbers: Thunder saves millions in trading Carmelo Anthony

Will Dennis Schroder and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot upgrade the Thunder roster? Unknown. Will the Thunder save millions upon their...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Carmelo Anthony out, Dennis Schroder in, and what's next for OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Thunder sends Anthony to Atlanta, acquires Hawks' Schroder

There were only so many options for trading Carmelo Anthony, and the trade never was going to come easily. But on Thursday, the...

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Thunder trade thoughts: Hawks free up space for Trae Young in Carmelo Anthony deal

A look at what people around the NBA are saying about the Thunder trading away Carmelo Anthony to the Hawks.

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Did the Paul George-to-OKC gamble set the table for Kawhi to Toronto?

The air in Las Vegas was thick with the murmurs. Kawhi Leonard for DeMar DeRozan. A gamble for Toronto. A salvage job for San...

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Spurs make a good deal for DeMar DeRozan

Getting back an all-star when you have to trade a great player is a notable accomplishment in the NBA

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Thunder stock watch: Assessing OKC's Summer League performances

What can the Thunder take from Summer League? It's a tough question to answer after five games of experimental basketball...

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The highs and lows of Summer League, Melo Watch and more

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Nerlens Noel looks to 'bring my dog out'

Five years removed from one shortened but stellar collegiate season at Kentucky, Nerlens Noel’s game and reputation are in need...

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The collected wisdom of OKC Blue coach Mark Daigneault

Players on Oklahoma City’s G League team have grown accustomed to Mark Daigneault’s devotion to Bruce Springsteen.

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Where the Thunder stands with Carmelo Anthony and a potential trade

August 31. The date to remember in regard to the future of Carmelo Anthony in Oklahoma City.

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Hamilton hopes year at point proves valuable in NBA quest

Daniel Hamilton was a high school junior before anybody told him he should play point guard.

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Thunder journal: OKC comeback falls short in summer league

In the first game of the tournament portion of the Las Vegas Summer League, the Thunder lost 92-85 to Memphis. Here are some...

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NBA Summer League: Observations from the Thunder's 92-85 loss to Memphis

In the first game of the tournament portion of the Las Vegas Summer League, the Thunder lost 92-85 to Memphis. Here are some...

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Thunder to face Grizzlies in first round of NBA Summer League tournament

Thunder earns No. 6 seed in single-elimination tournament, which starts Wednesday.

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Time to end NBA all-star voting by conference

The game no longer is played between conferences, so why is the NBA all-star voting conducted by conference?

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Thunder announces signing of Raymond Felton

The Thunder officially announced the signing of veteran point guard Raymond Felton on Thursday.

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Downtown parking makeover on tap

Documents obtained Wednesday by The Oklahoman show Continental Resources and BancFirst are set to pay $22.5 million for the...

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Returning stars give Billy Donovan a familiar foundation

In the sweltering days that led up to the biggest free-agent decision of the Thunder’s summer, Billy Donovan broke only a...

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Adam Silver says free agency won't start at midnight

The NBA's free agency starts under dark of night; that soon will change, according to the NBA commissioner

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Did the Carmelo trade cost the Thunder?

Basketball-wise, the Carmelo trade was OK for OKC; but financially, it cost the Thunder

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Where the Thunder stands with Carmelo Anthony and why the Rockets want him

The Rockets have lost two key perimeter players in Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency, but it appears they're...

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Terrance Ferguson's Summer League struggles part of learning curve

LAS VEGAS — You can see it sometimes in a stilted movement, or a look on Terrance Ferguson's face. The Thunder guard should be...

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Ibaka trade ignited OKC's rebuild post-Durant

The Thunder eventually landed a replacement for Kevin Durant by trading Ibaka to the Magic

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NBA should align to north/south conferences

Moving Golden State and Portland to a Northern Conference, with the Southeast Division moving to a Southern Conference, would...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking pace, Melo and more from NBA Summer League

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Roberson rehab remains on track, but Thunder won't rush it

LAS VEGAS — Andre Roberson isn't changing the timetable. As he left his courtside seat late in Monday's Thunder Summer League...

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Donovan hopes Summer League pace is a regular-season preview

LAS VEGAS — Before every Summer League, the Thunder coaching staff convenes and pinpoints a focus for the offseason version of...

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What does the Rockets' determination to get Carmelo Anthony say about the Thunder?

When Carmelo Anthony becomes a free agent, Houston will be waiting.

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Is a Carmelo trade even possible?

Even if the Thunder finds a willing trade partner and an acceptable, Carmelo's no-trade clause introduces a third party that...

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Enes Kanter's love affair with Oklahoma continues in summer camp return

When Enes Kanter arrived at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City this weekend, a Thunder fan suggested he visit the small...

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At Summer League, OKC assistant Bhavnani relishes head coaching shot

LAS VEGAS — Vin Bhavnani has had a good run in pro basketball. He's been a video coordinator, a scout, an assistant coach. But...

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Summer Thunder players seek shots at season roster spots

LAS VEGAS — Sure there's a chip on Hamidou Diallo's shoulder. Of course landing 45th in last month's NBA Draft is a motivator...

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Go inside the Russell Westbrook summer shindig

Only 500 people were invited to Russell Westbrook's summer party. What was it like? Go inside the event culminated by Paul...

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Former Iowa State standout Deonte Burton 'hungry' to succeed with Thunder

The contract Deonte Burton signed on Saturday might or might not mean he’s splitting time between the Thunder and the G...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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The Collected Wisdom of Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson

Josh Richardson on how his mom shaped his career, All-Defensive team goals and why he doesn't play NBA 2K

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Thunder signs Burton to two-way deal

Deonte Burton, a guard who's playing with OKC's Summer League team, will be on a two-way contract with the Thunder and the...

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Grant signs contract with Thunder

The Thunder on Saturday made the signing of free-agent forward Jerami Grant official.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Summer League chatter with Fred Katz of MassLive.com

A former Thunder beat writer joins the Thunder Buddies podcast from Las Vegas to talk Summer League and the NBA offseason.

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Why it's time for Carmelo, Thunder to part ways

Carmelo Anthony was never a good fit for the Thunder in this era of the NBA. Now with the sides talking exit strategy, how...

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Thunder, Carmelo Anthony set for summer split

Carmelo Anthony is due $27.9 million this upcoming season, but is headed for an exit from Oklahoma City via either a buyout or...

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Thunder makes Noel signing official

Nerlens Noel has signed a contract with the Thunder, the team announced on Friday.

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Thunder journal: Diallo joins Thunder in time for Summer League opener

Diallo joins Thunder in time for Summer League opener LAS VEGAS — It was late morning local time when Hamidou Diallo officially...

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Johnson looking to prove Summer League skill can carry over to Thunder season

LAS VEGAS — There was no help for Mangok Mathiang, and little hope. Thunder center Dakari Johnson had him isolated in the post...

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Report: Thunder, Carmelo Anthony to part ways this summer

Anthony is due $27.9 million this upcoming season, but is reportedly headed for an exit from Oklahoma City via either a buyout...

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Why Thunder rookie Devon Hall opens NBA Summer League with a shot at a roster spot

The Thunder is going to be an expensive team in need of inexpensive talent. The NBA values the two-way wing more than any...

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For Ferguson, Paul George's decision makes for surprise party

Buzz was spreading on social media, but Terrance Ferguson hadn't heard official word. So on Saturday night he made his way to...

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Thunder didn't have great options at backup point guard

The market was tight and so is the Thunder's money, so keeping Raymond Felton was an excellent option for OKC

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Ferguson, draft picks headline OKC Summer League roster

Terrance Ferguson, Dakari Johnson, the Thunder's two-way players and two second-round draft picks are on the team's Summer...

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There is life after the Kevin Durant July 4

Kevin Durant doesn't have to ruin Independence Day in Oklahoma forever, and he hasn't

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Why eye-popping, jaw-dropping salaries, luxury taxes are new normal for Thunder

Everyone wants to know how the Thunder is going to pay for its super-sized payroll and its historic luxury tax bill. The truth...

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Thunder journal: Raymond Felton agrees to 1-year deal

Raymond Felton has agreed to a one-year deal with the Thunder, The Oklahoman confirmed on Wednesday. The agreement was first...

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Ferguson heads for Summer League with sights set on growing game

At 20 years old, Terrance Ferguson's best NBA seasons should be well ahead of him. But on a team with so many veterans, he is...

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Assessing the Thunder’s payroll and luxury tax outlook

With Paul George and Jerami Grant re-signed, the Thunder’s payroll is projected to skyrocket to $155 million. That’s before...

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Report: Thunder agrees to 1-year deal with Raymond Felton

The Thunder is banking on continuity next season by bringing back one of its free agent successes from last summer.

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In ESPN series finale, George calls move to Thunder 'a beautiful thing'

A year ago, Paul George wanted to be a Laker. He's never shied away from that, and the Thunder forward reiterated it in Tuesday...

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Thunder needs internal fixes to survive loaded Western Conference

As the Warriors added another All-Star piece to an already All-Star studded team, the feeling of inevitability grew across the...

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Noel's numbers better than Adams' most of their careers

Taken at the same age in the same draft, Noel and Adams have had divergent careers that now meet in OKC

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Cousins won't lift Warriors much

Golden State already is so good, what difference does it make if Cousins becomes its fifth all-star

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC adds Noel, so what's next?

Nerlens Noel is on his way to the Thunder on a minimum contract. We're talking what that means for OKC, plus DeMarcus Cousins'...

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How free agency has already turned basketball to basket-brawl in the Western Conference

After only a couple days of free agency, there are heavyweights ready to throw down in the Western Conference. It'll be fun for...

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Thunder journal: Free agent Tyreke Evans, Thunder reportedly meet in L.A.

The Thunder was able to retain Paul George and Jerami Grant, but it has to keep pace in the Western Conference. The Thunder met...

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Thunder reaches agreement with free-agent center Nerlens Noel

Five years into his NBA career, Nerlens Noel has navigated some stormy seas. He'll seek smoother sailing in Oklahoma City. The...

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This time, it seems OK that LeBron left Cleveland

LeBron's move to the Lakers shifts the balance of power even more to the Western Conference

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Thunder agrees to two-year deal with free agent center Nerlens Noel

The Thunder agreed to a two-year deal with free agent center Nerlens Noel, The Oklahoman confirmed on Monday.

GOP House members who opposed tax package for teachers defend their position in runoff primaries

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Most of the state House incumbents in runoff primaries are having to defend their votes against tax hikes for teacher pay raises.

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Thunder title odd increase, Lakers 2nd to win NBA Championship

LeBron James's move to the Los Angeles Lakers has had a seismic effect in Las Vegas.

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Report: Tyreke Evans meets with Thunder in Los Angeles

The Thunder was able to retain Paul George and Jerami Grant, but has to keep pace in the Western Conference.

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With Paul George in place, OKC looks for consistency moving forward

Late Saturday night, as the cast of ESPN’s “The Jump” broke down free agency, the Thunder essentially broke analyst Brian...

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Paul George trade is how deals should go

Both the Thunder and the Pacers got exactly what they needed -- and that's how trades should operate

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George buys into Thunder culture

George's commitment to at least three more seasons with Russell Westbrook is a testament to the environment Presti built

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Free agency reports link Thunder to backup centers

Is the Thunder in the mix for a backup center in free agency? Reports indicate there's at least some interest in two of them.

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Paul George finds continuity, comfort in Oklahoma City

The most surprising detail of Paul George’s free agency, which ended Saturday night when the 28-year-old agreed to a four-year,...

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Grant can continue OKC growth with three-year contract commitment

The sense was that Jerami Grant would have some suitors on the open market. The Thunder never had to let him get there. Just...

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Thunder fans ecstatic about Paul George's return

Tyler Conrady saw the news flash across his phone screen. Paul George had committed to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder....

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What they're saying about Paul George re-signing with the Thunder

David Griffin, NBA analyst/former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager: "Impossible to overstate the significance of this level...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: A monster start to free agency in OKC

Paul George and Jerami Grant agreed to deals with the Thunder on the first night free agents could commit to teams, a huge win...

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Report: Paul George commits to return to Thunder

A year-long pitch turned into a dream achieved on Saturday for Westbrook, the Thunder and Oklahoma City. George will re-sign...

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George's contract length keeps Thunder elite

For the second straight June 30, George and the Thunder make big news

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Report: Grant agrees to three-year deal with Thunder

Soon after Paul George agreed to return to the Thunder, forward Jermai Grant followed suit on Saturday.

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Paul George expected in Oklahoma City for Russell Westbrook party on the eve of NBA free agency

With hours to go before the start of NBA free agency, there’s good news for the Thunder.

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PG13 will decide Westbrook's reputation

Does Westbrook accommodate or repel fellow superstars; George will decide

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NBA payrolls: Celtics, Sixers in solid shape

The NBA’s free agency period starts Sunday, which means player movement will go into overdrive. Some teams have some payroll...

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More bargain names to know for the Thunder in salary cap crunch

Enes Kanter was bummed out, but at least he could joke about his potential free agency. Unlike several players this summer of...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Paul George talk with Yahoo's Chris Mannix

Free agency gets underway late Saturday night, and the Thunder Buddies welcomed Yahoo Sports' Chris Mannix for a wide-ranging...

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NBA's Southeast Division led by teams that are capped out

Southeast Division not a free-agent destination, since teams are either capped out or not in position to try to win

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On ESPN series, Paul George sparks free-agency intrigue

Paul George answered the obvious question on Thursday. But even as ESPN reported confirmation of a move everyone expected —...

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Cleveland is maxed out, with or without LeBron

In Central Division, Pacers have money to spend and a team to sell to potential players

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OKC artists create art to convince Paul George to re-sign with the Thunder

Paul George is getting the hard push in Los Angeles, as wealthy power players have bought billboards across the city to...

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Russell Westbrook, Thunder in Top 10 in NBAStore.com sales

Russell Westbrook's No. 0 and the Thunder are again among the NBA's most popular selling items.

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Report: Paul George declines player option to become a free agent

The dream of teams getting Paul George is here.

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Durant, Westbrook & Harden rank 2-3-4 in NBA this decade

In all-NBA voting this decade, only LeBron James supercedes the three stars who formed Thunder U. in Oklahoma City

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Sources: Paul George informs Thunder he will become unrestricted free agent

Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George has informed franchise officials that he will not be opting in for the final year of his...

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Why LeBron could be key in PG's decision

Paul George has a decision to stay with the Thunder or go elsewhere in free agency. While he has the ultimate say in the...

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Assessing the Thunder's luxury tax scenarios in NBA free agency

Unless it wants to hit rock bottom and head back into the lottery, the Thunder faces some luxury tax trials.

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LeBron's home loyalty could push him to re-sign with Cavs

LeBron James sprung to his feet and screamed along with thousands of delirious Cleveland fans.

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

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Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Analyzing Pacific Division payrolls

The Lakers have lots of cap room; so does Phoenix and Sacramento, but who cares?

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The need-to-know terms of the free agency and the salary cap

Here’s a quick look at some of the key terms in relation to the salary cap (all according to the NBA’s Collective Bargaining...

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Paul George 'excited' for free agency as ESPN series begins

In the first installment of a three-part series about his offseason decision, Paul George talks about entering free agency and...

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For fans who follow all summer long, NBA's salary cap is key

If you’re looking for a salary cap expert in Oklahoma City, Jon Hamm is your man. The senior network and systems administrator...

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Rockets have cap space, but lots of key players to sign

Houston is in better payroll cap shape than most NBA contenders

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Ballin' on a budget: Potential low-cost Thunder free-agent targets

Whether it’s via opt-outs, team options declined or outright releases, the Thunder and other cash-strapped teams will have...

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How the Thunder and salary-cap strapped NBA teams can find opt-out bargains

Some free agents are still taking a risk of opting out and seeking long-term deals or comparable money. In a market of limited...

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ESPN to air three-part series on Paul George's offseason

ESPN will feature the Oklahoma City forward — and presumptive free agent — in a three-part “SportsCenter” series starting...

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ESPN gets inside look at Paul George’s decision

A SportsCenter series called “Paul George: My Journey” will detail the Thunder forward’s offseason.

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In Northwest, only Utah has any salary wiggle room

Thunder, Blazers, Timberwolves and Nuggets all well over the payroll cap

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Paul George is top priority, but other free-agent decisions await Thunder

Carmelo Anthony never was much of a question. Paul George remains the big one. But with the start of NBA free agency less than...

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Why the Thunder needs more than a good voice in its next TV announcer

The Thunder recently announced that it would not renew the contract of TV play-by-play man Brian Davis. In replacing him, the...

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Assessing the NBA’s contenders for Paul George

One week remains until the NBA landscape is changed once again. Paul George, the prize in several teams’ eyes, will be at the...

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Report: Melo tells OKC he won't terminate contract

Carmelo Anthony has been expected to remain in the final year of his contract, and a report on Saturday said he's informed the...

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Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo — a 'thermonuclear' athlete — and intriguing gamble for Thunder

It’s easy to see what teams liked about Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo last year and what probably made him appealing to the Thunder...

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Key takeaways from Thunder's post-draft press conference

There was a lot to digest in the late hours following the Thunder’s 2018 NBA Draft, so much that Sam Presti called on some help.

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The Thunder's draft class at a glance

The Thunder selected two players in Thursday's NBA Draft and will add another via trade. A look at the incoming rookies:

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Reports: Former Iowa State guard Deonte Burton, Italy's Awudu Abass joining Thunder for summer league

The Thunder's Las Vegas Summer League roster is starting to take shape.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Looking back at the draft and ahead to free agency

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Sam Presti: Conversations ongoing as Carmelo Anthony option deadline approaches

Since Carmelo Anthony’s eyebrow-raising exit interview and Thunder general manager Sam Presti’s response, has anything changed?

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Thunder, Paul George keeping lines of communication open

The Thunder has continued to have a good relationship with probable free-agent forward Paul George and his representation,...

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NBA Draft: Thunder selects Virginia's Hall, UT-Arlington's Hervey in second round

In a second-round of mass movement in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Thunder stayed put.

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Report: Thunder to acquire Kentucky guard Diallo

ESPN reported that the Thunder will complete a trade for Hamidou Diallo, the 45th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, on July 6.

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Suns get their coveted center; Ayton to anchor young squad

For most of their half-century in existence, the Phoenix Suns have coveted a big-time center.

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The all-time NBA Draft — the best pick from every slot

There's a definitive answer every year to the question of who is No. 1 in the NBA Draft.

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2018 NBA Draft order, TV info, time: When will the Thunder select?

Barring general manager Sam Presti pulling off a trade, there will be little action for the Oklahoma City Thunder until late...

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NBA Draft prospects the Thunder could target in second round

Oklahoma City doesn’t own a first-round pick, but when the Thunder drafts at No. 53, there’s a chance Arizona’s Allonzo Trier...

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The NBA should delay the draft

Drafting players before signing free agents puts roster-building at a disadvantage in the NBA

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Thunder needs to rekindle its past draft sleeper success

Since the Thunder drafted Steven Adams and Andre Roberson in the first round in 2013, it’s struggled to latch onto and develop...

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Owasso's Milton keeps his cool as NBA Draft approaches

There is uncertainty for former Owasso High School and SMU star Shake Milton as Thursday’s NBA Draft approaches. The 6-foot-6...

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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Arizona's Deandre Ayton top choice among bigs in NBA Draft

There's been little question that Arizona's Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: What will OKC do in the NBA Draft?

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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John Calipari an admirer of Thunder's G League model

Kentucky coach John Calipari, who coached three potential second-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft, likes what he's seen of...

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Enes Kanter's brother has pre-draft workout with Thunder

Kerem Kanter, the younger brother of former Thunder center Enes Kanter, was in Oklahoma City on Monday as part of a pre-draft...

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Enes Kanter's father sentenced to 15 years in prison by Turkish government

Mehmet Kanter, the father of former Thunder center Enes Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Turkish...

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With two shots, Thunder looks to hit on second-round value in draft

When you gamble in the second round of the NBA Draft — where the Thunder holds the No. 53 and 57 picks on Thursday — the odds...

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Recent bottom-10 picks have had some NBA success

It’s a challenge to find contributors in the second round of the NBA Draft, but it’s even harder to spot them in the final 10...

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Who owns the 2018 NBA Draft?

The NBA Draft has 60 selections total divided into two rounds. Of the first 30 picks in this summer’s edition, nine are owned...

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What's the Thunder's cost of moving up in the draft?

As second-rounders become more valuable in the NBA Draft, the task of moving up or getting into even the second round is...

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Thunder searching for new TV voice, won't renew contract of announcer Brian Davis

The team informed Davis on Friday that his contract won’t be renewed for the 2018-19 season and announced that, in conjunction...

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Kawhi Leonard's reported trade preference doesn't make him an L.A. lock. Ask Paul George

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants a trade away from the five-time champions, according to Jabari Young...

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Thunder won't renew contract of announcer Brian Davis

The Thunder on Friday informed Brian Davis, its TV play-by-play voice for 10 seasons, that his contract will not be renewed for...

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Advertising company makes OKC pitch to LeBron James

Electronic billboard displays around Oklahoma City on Friday are pitching a LeBron James move to OKC, but the Thunder isn't...

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The Hot Stove League takes on a whole new look

NBA chatter during the Finals centered not on the games, but on the future

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Paul George brushes off Lakers question at Fortnite Pro-Am event in Los Angeles

There's nothing like a good non-answer to keep free agency speculation percolating.

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Report: ‘Growing belief’ Paul George will stay with Thunder

LeBron James is the biggest name on the free agent board this summer. Paul George is a close second — and there have...

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Thunder return to Las Vegas Summer League tips off July 6

The Thunder's return to Las Vegas for NBA Summer League will tip off on July 6. Oklahoma City will open play at the Thomas...

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Thunder opens Summer League play on July 6

The Thunder's return to the Las Vegas Summer League begins with a game against the Charlotte Hornets.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking the Finals, free agency and Nick Collison's documentary

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Several things to watch as a busy NBA offseason begins

The NBA offseason has arrived, which means nothing will happen for the next four months other than a draft, three summer...

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Nick Collison dives into his psyche in 'Mr. Thunder'

The film, which premiered Saturday night at the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival – is more than a "thank you" to the hundreds of...

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Cavs missed their chance when Igoudala was out

Igoudala repeatedly ignited the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals

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A conversation with Nick Collison about ‘Mr. Thunder’ documentary

Nick Collison is less than a month removed from his NBA retirement. A documentary about him was in the works well before.

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Durant's Finals excellence nothing new

Durant had a bunch of monster playoff games for the Thunder

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Four Thunder players on Forbes' richest athletes list

The Thunder's Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Steven Adams rank among the 100 highest-paid athletes in...

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ESPN's Wojnarowski on Paul George's free agency

On an ESPN offseason preview, reporter Adrian Wojnarowski discussed Paul George's likely free agency options, including the...

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Manchester, England, weighs in on Durant

Durant's 'validation of his peers' comments draws multiple views

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Russell Westbrook purchases multi-million dollar home in Los Angeles

Happy life, happy house-hunting for Russell Westbrook.

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Report: Former Thunder assistant Monty Williams joining Sixers staff

Former Thunder assistant Monty Williams is back on an NBA bench.

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Durant enticed to the Warriors by the cool kids

Durant says meeting in the Hamptons with Warriors brought him validation he sought

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

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William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Steven Adams' 'like' of anti-Melo comment was accident, says Thunder

It doesn’t take long for a social media gaffe to spread like wildfire.

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LeBron plays great even when playing poorly

The Warriors are hard to beat when all three sharpshooters are on.

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How a fellow Kiwi got to write Steven Adams’ autobiography

Steven Adams is only 24 but has lived a life worth being shared. But he’d be the first to tell you when he was talked into...

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Key Thunder dates to watch this summer

Here are some important Thunder and NBA-related dates to keep an eye on through the summer:

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J.R. Smith joins the blunder club

Smith's late gaffe in Game 1 of the NBA Finals put him in unfortunate company

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Corey Brewer brings veteran status to Basketball Without Borders

Corey Brewer was one of a handful of professional players to participate in the second edition of Basketball Without Borders in...

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NBA parity an issue as Silver talks about a hard cap

Golden State and Cleveland meeting in the NBA Finals for the fourth straight time has the league talking parity

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NBA Finals prediction: Golden State in five

Cleveland was no match for the Warriors a year ago, and that was with Irving

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Warriors-Cavs becomes most dynastic rivalry in U.S. history

The NBA has delivered another Cavaliers-Warriors Finals, and here’s a good way to think about it. If you take out the Kevin...

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Seven years after trade from Thunder, Jeff Green gets his Finals shot

It’s been a long journey here for the 6-foot-9 Green, and it’s oddly fitting that he should reach this point with the Cavaliers.

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Andre Roberson undergoes arthroscopic surgery on left knee

Roberson is four months removed from surgery to repair a ruptured patellar tendon in his left knee.

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What to watch in NBA Finals' Cavs-Warriors IV

The teams are the same. The star players mostly haven't changed. The outlook isn't much different. The NBA Finals get underway...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking NBA Playoffs, Warriors-Cavs and the draft with Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Berry Tramel: Rockets live, die by 3-pointer

Houston's historic misses means Golden State advances to NBA Finals

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OKC a top 10 U.S. city for basketball fans, study says

Despite little college basketball presence, Oklahoma City ranks seventh among the best cities for hoops fans, according to...

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OKC Thunder to screen new Nick Collison documentary for free at deadCenter Film Festival

The Oklahoma City Thunder, in partnership with the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival, will premiere a documentary on retiring...

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Rockets show that Warriors aren't invincible

Houston hosts Golden State in a massive Game 7, but Rockets already have proved something to the NBA

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Ten years into superstar career, is Russell Westbrook open to change?

At this stage of Russell Westbrook's career, it’s both unnecessary and unrealistic for him to undertake an overhaul of his...

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Westbrook shot selection better than ever

Foul shooting & defensive commitment the only real criticisms of Westbrook's game

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What's next for Carmelo Anthony after a season of adjustment, career in transition?

What kind of player does Carmelo Anthony want to be? That determination could decide his future in Oklahoma City.

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Carmelo's play was shaky, but the results were often good

Carmelo flourished with the Thunder's starting lineup and with otherwise all-bench units

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Westbrook has made triple doubles passe'

Lillard lifted Portland to a surprisingly good season, while the Thunder fell short of projections, and the voters responded

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As Jerami Grant's game grows, what will OKC pay to keep him?

Jerami Grant’s future is so uncertain he can’t even decide how to feel about it.

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Grant's versatility makes a big difference

Grant improved in small areas, which made for a big jump in 2017-18

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Westbrook, George make All-NBA teams

Russell Westbrook was a second-team All-NBA selection, the league announced on Thursday, and Paul George made the third team.

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Corey Brewer to participate in NBA's Basketball without Borders

Thunder swingman Corey Brewer has more on his summer schedule than determining his next NBA team.

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Why Josh Huestis's Thunder arrival may be brief

Those who watch the Thunder were finally able to get a look at Josh Huestis this season. Savor it.

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Thunder snubbed from NBA All-Defensive teams

The NBA released its All-Defensive teams on Wednesday and the Thunder was shut out.

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Huestis' foul shooting rates an F

Huestis was a solid substitute for Andre Roberson; should he have played more?

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Thunder misses out on NBA All-Defensive team selections

The NBA released its All-Defensive teams on Wednesday and the Thunder was shut out.

Testing more than 7,000 unsubmitted rape kits in Oklahoma could cost $9.5M+

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Testing more than 7,000 untested rape kits that have been identified in Oklahoma could potentially cost anywhere from $9.5 million to close to $12 million, based on estimates provided in a report by a statewide task force that has been examining...

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Report: OKC assistant Ivey up for job with Knicks

Thunder assistant coach Royal Ivey has interviewed for a similar position with his hometown team and new coach David Fizdale,...

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As offensive game expands, will Steven Adams take it outside?

In 387 regular-season NBA games, Steven Adams has attempted five 3-pointers, four of them desperation heaves. He’s 0 for 5.

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Adams was great, but not in the playoffs

Adams overcame nagging injuries to have a stellar season

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Raymond Felton is a steadying presence the Thunder needs to keep

Whether or not the Thunder brings back Felton, who played for the veteran’s minimum this past season ($2.3 million), players of...

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Felton provided great consistency for OKC

Felton wasn't great at everything, but the Thunder needed a professional backup point guard and got just that

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Berry Tramel: These NBA Playoffs stink

This is not compelling basketball, and you can’t blame it all on the hoarding of superstars.

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After four-year prep, Dakari Johnson's education continues in NBA

Dakari Johnson's development required two seasons at Kentucky — a virtual snail’s pace at a one-and-done basketball factory —...

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Has LeBron caught Jordan?

The argument goes much deeper than Jordan's six championships trumping LeBron's three

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Johnson shows promise as a third-team center

Johnson held his own in a few starts, subbing for Steven Adams

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Thunder working off same canvas as 2008

The Thunder never has had to rebuild in Oklahoma City, and that shouldn't change now

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What needs to change for Thunder coach Billy Donovan after a turbulent Year 3?

Three seasons of playoff qualification but back-to-back campaigns of swift first-round exits have left questions about if Billy...

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Donovan's offense was slow to develop in 2017-18

Thunder performed poorly in close games, leading to a disappointing season

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OKC has options in final guaranteed season of Singler's deal

When Kyle Singler speaks, you typically can count on the question. Put Singler in front of a group of reporters, and it's a...

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Singler played only 28 minutes outside of garbage time

Singler was really just a garbage-time player for the Thunder this season

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The factors in play for Thunder bringing back Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer wants to come back to Oklahoma City, and would likely have to do so at the veteran’s minimum since the Thunder...

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Brewer invigorated Thunder with offense, not defense

Brewer brought a spark to the Thunder, but it didn't translate to defense or playing with Paul George

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Thunder fans demand the head of Sam Presti

More online chat questions show the angst of Thunder fans, upset with Sam Presti

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After uneven first season, Ferguson hopes to be 'totally different player'

In 61 games this season, Terrance Ferguson took 169 field-goal attempts. Only 49 were two-point shots.

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Ferguson shows some promise in first Thunder season

Ferguson's defense and rebounding was abysmal, but his offense showed some life

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Chat about the Thunder, Cowboys and Sooners with columnist Berry Tramel at 11 a.m. Send in your questions now.

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Will legalized sports betting stop point shaving?

If more sports betting goes to casinos, there will be more monitoring of untoward behavior

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Andre Roberson's value to OKC emerges in his absence

When the Thunder lost Roberson in January, it lost more than its defensive rock. The Thunder lost the one guy capable of...

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Roberson's defense, and offense, got better

Before the injury, Roberson was playing well, and so was the Thunder

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Collison bids farewell in a classy manner

Collison leaves OKC in a slightly different manner than did Kevin Durant

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Golden State has too much firepower for Houston

James Harden's numbers at least matched Durant's, but Harden doesn't have an all-star roster around him

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Abrines will get hitched, hope for game to click this summer

Defense is not at the top of the to-do list for Alex Abrines. His highest priority isn't honing his jump shot. Ask the Thunder...

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Abrines got better, but more improvement is needed

Abrines' defense and aggression improved, but he needs to find more open shots to really be effective

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HARD TO WATCH: Former Thunder standouts Harden, Durant square off in Western Conference finals

The Rockets and the Warriors begin their series Monday night, a Western Conference Finals that the entire NBA has salivated...

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Season was 'entertaining' from Patrick Patterson's perspective

Patrick Patterson considers himself a film connoisseur, so much so that he's going after internships with movie production...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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Patterson's shooting, defense still strong

Patterson has some issues, but he's still an effective player for OKC

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Collected Wisdom: ESPN broadcaster Adam Amin on his favorite call, his tough road to the top, and the origins of his name

Adam Amin Age: 31 Residence: Chicago From LeBron James buzzer-beaters, to back-to-back game-winning shots in the Women's Final...

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Will Paul George try again to find perfect fit with Westbrook, Thunder?

On the left wing, Paul George took a pass from Russell Westbrook, and a Steven Adams screen awaited. George slithered by Adams...

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Paul George gets a D for ball security

George's 3-point shooting and defense were exactly what the Thunder needed.

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Will we have another Golden State-Cleveland finals?

Rockets are remade from 2015, but Warriors are much the same team, only with Durant

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Multiple teammates call Collison a 'true professional'

Both as a rotational player and as a mentor from the bench, Collison impacted the Thunder

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What they're saying: Nick Collison's retirement

Reaction from around the NBA to Nick Collison's retirement from basketball:

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Five memorable moments from Nick Collison's Thunder career

Nick Collison never made an All-Star Game or won any of the NBA’s big awards, but in his 15-year career, the Thunder big man...

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Nick Collison's family, friends, coaches savored his final NBA season

It seemed as if Nick Collison would always be on the Thunder sideline, but after 15 seasons, the 37-year-old forward retired...

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Why Marcus Smart is a winner

Smart's big plays down the stretch lift Celtics past 76ers

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Collison retiring after 15-year career with Thunder franchise

Nick Collison will retire after 15 years and 14 seasons in the NBA, including all 10 in the history of the Thunder franchise.

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Paul George expected to miss 6-8 weeks of activity after knee scope

George has a player option for $20.7 million for this season, but is expected to decline it to become one of the offseason's...

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Paul George undergoes surgery in California

George battled minor ailments all season. On Wednesday, George had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in Los Angeles,...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking ‘Paintball P’ and the NBA playoffs

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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OKC's first NBA hero reaches conference final

CP3's monster fourth quarter lifts Rockets past Utah

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Was crucial Laker-Cavalier trade necessary for Cleveland?

Trade freed much-needed cap space for Lakers, and Cleveland swept Toronto wtih the ex-Lakers barely contributing

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Thunder's offseason options hinge on Paul George decision

The Thunder general manager knows there’s a chance Paul George bolts in free agency this summer, that Oklahoma City will have...

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Quick success is rare for expansion teams

Hockey's Golden Knights are the first expansion team in the major sports to post a winning record in its first season, and...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with Thunder writer Brett Dawson

Join OKC Thunder beat writer Brett Dawson at 11 a.m. for a live chat. Brett will be talking all things 'Melo, PG13 and the...

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Why China could be a land of opportunity for Carmelo

What should the Thunder do with Carmelo Anthony? Suggestions abound. What about an option for Melo? Seems there's a good one...

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist Berry Tramel. He'll be talking all things NBA Playoffs, the OKC Thunder, OU and OSU.

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Are the 76ers like the young Thunder of yesteryear?

Lots of young talent on Philadelphia makes you think of the Thunder circa 2010-12, but that OKC roster accomplished more at a...

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How the Thunder has braced for the cost of bringing back Paul George

As the Thunder enters an offseason that will set the short-term future of the franchise, it faces the very real possibility...

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Former DeMatha prep stars Grant, Oladipo and Cook have NBA breakthrough

Four seasons of NBA dunks under his belt, Jerami Grant still can’t escape one surrounded by friends.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Log on at 11 a.m. to chat live with columnist (and newly-inducted Journalism Hall of Fame member) Berry Tramel. He'll be...

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Thunder guard Alex Abrines undergoes procedure for sports hernia

Alex Abrines is expected to be out six to eight weeks, after which time he’ll return to “normal offseason activities,”...

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Abrines undergoes sports hernia procedure

Alex Abrines underwent a procedure Thursday for a sports hernia. The Thunder guard will miss six to eight weeks of offseason work.

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It is no secret what time has done to Carmelo

A faithful reader pens an ode to Carmelo, based on a spiritual classic

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Power Lunch: Chat live with Thunder writer Brett Dawson

We're just a week removed from the end of the Thunder's season, but there's plenty to discuss. Join Brett at 11 a.m.

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Key takeaways from Sam Presti's season-ending news conference

As he was walking out of his final media availability of the season, Thunder general manager Sam Presti told a story.

From despair to hope: One woman's journey through mental illness

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MUSKOGEE — After two years of hearing voices, Mary Hicks became convinced she needed to kill herself to save her children. She failed. Sometimes failure can be a good thing. In Hicks' case, failure meant that she finally got treatment for...

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Fireworks fly in Toronto-Cleveland Game 1

Perkins jabs with Serge Ibaka, then Drake joins the frey

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Billy Donovan to return as Thunder coach

Billy Donovan will return for his fourth season as the Thunder's head coach, general manager Sam Presti said on Wednesday.

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Lakers, Sixers, Pacers teams that could afford PG13

Few NBA franchises have the salary cap room to entice George, but those that do are intriguing

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Carmelo seemingly unaware of his declining skills

Anthony took a major fall in his first Thunder season; will there be a second year in OKC?

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Four pressing questions for Thunder GM Sam Presti

When Thunder general manager Sam Presti sits down for his end-of-season media availability on Wednesday, there will be plenty...

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The late, great Kentucky Colonels were quite the ABA franchise

The 50-year anniversary of the Kentucky Colonels commences this week in Louisville

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Depth and taxes uncertain as Thunder faces cap-strapped offseason

This should be an easy decision. Jerami Grant grew into his role in Oklahoma City this season, and the 24-year-old has the look...

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Eastern Conference playoff predictions

Cleveland-Toronto seems easy to pick, thanks to LeBron James and recent history

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What are the Thunder's options with Carmelo Anthony?

The Thunder's trade for Carmelo Anthony was a gamble from the onset. For seven months, Anthony tried to fit into what the...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Assessing exit interviews and the Melo in the room

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Should Donovan keep his job?

After a disappointing season, we know the tall task Donovan faced, but will he return as the Thunder coach?

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Like Durant before him, Paul George knows what's at stake, what Thunder has to offer

Hours after the worst playoff performance of his career, Paul George turned forward, but not too forward. One of the biggest...

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Collison nearing decision, but announcement on future can wait

He has a pretty good idea of what's next, but Nick Collison isn't saying. The Thunder veteran — who's been with the...

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In exit interview, Carmelo Anthony bemoans his Thunder role

Carmelo Anthony ended his first season with the Thunder in much the way he'd started it. Back on preseason media day, the...

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'Playoff P' struggles as Thunder's season ends against Jazz

In what could be Paul George’s final game in Thunder blue, Utah beat OKC 96-91 to win this Western Conference playoff series....

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Westbrook’s game-high 46 can’t halt loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — As Billy Donovan motioned to the bench with a thumb for Steven Adams to check back in, Russell Westbrook...

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Houston, Golden State should advance to West finals

Utah seemed like a possible threat to the Rockets, but New Orleans never had such status against Golden State

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Utes have been in the right place at the right time

Utah athletics have benefited from the 2002 Winter Olympics and conference realignment

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Watch: See OKC Thunder exit interviews following Game 6 loss

See the full interviews on Facebook.com/NewsOK.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Game over (season over) in Game 6

That's a wrap. Breaking down the Game 6 loss, the Thunder's season and what comes next for Billy Donovan and Sam Presti.

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Paul George says it's too soon to talk Thunder future after Game 6 loss

SALT LAKE CITY – The Thunder's 96-91 loss to Utah in Game 6 was barely 30 minutes old when Paul George had to answer the...

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Thunder vs. Jazz Game 6 by the numbers

The key numbers in the Thunder's 96-91 loss to the Jazz in Game 6.

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Russell Westbrook on altercations with fans at Thunder-Jazz Game 6: 'It's truly disrespectful'

SALT LAKE CITY – Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was involved in two separate incidents with fans in OKC's 96-91 loss to the...

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Thunder-Jazz Game 6: Report Card

Another elimination game for the Thunder in this first-round Western Conference playoff series. How did OKC do? The grades tell...

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Billy Donovan sticks with Carmelo Anthony as Game 6 starter

Billy Donovan is among the NBA’s most verbose coaches, but there’s one question he almost always answers succinctly.

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What they're saying about Game 6

A look at what people were saying about the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 6 in Utah.

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Jazz radio voice once called the Sonics

Locke called the 2006-07 Sonics, then was fired, making way for him to land in Salt Lake City

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A return to Salt Lake City after a late night at Chesapeake Arena

The NBA playoffs, especially in the Western Conference, can make for long nights and tight deadlines

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Q&A: Oklahoma City mayor David Holt offers early exit pardons to fans

The idea came to David Holt in the parking garage. The Oklahoma City mayor and his wife, Rachel, had stayed to the thrilling...

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How much will momentum help Thunder

Billy Donovan says the Thunder can't rely on the heroics of Game 5 to win Game 6

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

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Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Quin Snyder says foul trouble not only Utah problem

Russell Westbrook and Paul George brought life to the Thunder offense

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OKC looks to get inside, whether or not Gobert is waiting

Deep in the paint, Paul George met resistance and spun.

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How will Billy Donovan handle Carmelo Anthony in Game 6?

Following the greatest comeback in Thunder history, Carmelo Anthony remained in the locker room the longest, not set for the...

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Thunder at Jazz lineups, tipoff TV time and TV info

The Utah Jazz hosts the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of the first round of the NBA playoffs at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

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Fouls doom Westbrook, Thunder in 113-96 loss to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — On the Thunder's first defensive possession, Russell Westbrook clapped his hands together and pushed up tight...

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How the Thunder rallied from 25 points down

The Thunder needed just eight minutes to wipe out a 25-point deficit and catch the Jazz in a wild Game 5 Wednesday night.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with Thunder writer Brett Dawson

Well, that was fun. Come talk about the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 5 comeback win over Utah with beat writer Brett Dawson....

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The peaks and valleys of OKC's wild Game 5 win

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...

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Russell Westbrook scores 33 of 45 points in furious second-half rally

Russell Westbrook finished with 45 points and Paul George 34 as Oklahoma City rallied from 25 points down to win.

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Thunder-Jazz Game 5 report card

Game 5 was an elimination game for the Thunder. How did it respond Wednesday against the Jazz? The grades are in.

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Alex Abrines steps up on defense in Thunder's Game 5 win

Abrines played 25 minutes Wednesday in the Thunder’s 107-99 win, 10 coming in a critical fourth quarter in which his defense...

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Westbrook, George lead greatest comeback in OKC history

Westbrook and George combine for 54 points inthe final 20-plus minutes to stun Utah

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Thunder-Jazz Game 5: By the Numbers

The numbers don't lie, so here's a look at Game 5 through the stats that made the difference between the Thunder and the Jazz.

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What they're saying about Game 5 of Thunder-Jazz

The Thunder defeated the Jazz 107-99 in Game 5