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VIDEO: Russell and Nina Westbrook drop pregnancy announcement on YouTube

The Westbrook house is about to go from three to five.

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Q&A: Retiring city manager Jim Couch on getting the NBA to OKC, negotiating and meeting David Stern

Jim Couch is Oklahoma City's longest-serving city manager. During his tenure which started in 2000, he helped pull off what was...

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Thunder journal: Westbrooks expecting twins

The Westbrook house is about to go from three to five. In a Thunder-produced video posted Tuesday on YouTube entitled "The...

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Burning questions for Sam Presti's media availability

Thunder general manager Sam Presti will have his preseason media availability on Thursday. Here are some burning questions...

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Thunder fans recall their most memorable games

We asked Thunder fans for their most memorable games. Here are some of the responses:

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Thunder at 10: Why Game 6's stand as most memorable to Thunder fans

The Oklahoman tallied 60 fan submissions for their most memorable game in Thunder history and a theme emerged around...

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The most memorable games in Thunder history

The Oklahoman polled 60 Thunder fans on their most memorable game and Game 6’s dominated the responses.

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The ripple effects of Russell Westbrook's surgery

When Russell Westbrook returns from his latest knee surgery, his absence will have had a ripple effect across the Thunder.

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Thunder places four players in SI's Top 100 NBA

Russell Westbrook and Paul George are among the Top 11 players in the NBA heading into this season, according to Sports...

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Russell Westbrook surgery may produce early answers in Thunder backcourt

The Thunder backcourt will have a new look to the start of training camp, and possibly some early answers about newcomer Dennis...

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A timeline of Russell Westbrook's surgeries

Russell Westbrook played every game in his first five seasons in the NBA. Then, the 2013 playoffs happened.

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Russell Westbrook undergoes arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Westbrook will be re-evaluated in four weeks, which will rule him out for the Thunder’s slate of preseason games.

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Power Lunch: Chat live with columnist Berry Tramel

Plenty going on in the Oklahoma sporing world this week -- a Top 25 matchup in Stillwater w/ Boise State visiting OSU; OU...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: How about those City uniforms?

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

Clinton moving in right direction, earns program win No. 800

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When John Higbee took over as Clinton head coach last year after the proud Red Tornadoes missed the playoffs for the first time in 28 years, he said one of his first goals was to find a senior group of players that he could count on.

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Thunder journal: ‘City’ uniforms to have Native American theme

Last season, Nike introduced “City” edition uniforms that were inspired by the communities of the NBA's 30 teams. The Thunder's...

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OKC Blue's Bryce Alford selected to World Cup Qualifying roster

Oklahoma City Blue guard Bryce Alford was one of 12 players selected to the USA World Cup Qualifying team on Monday.

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Thunder 'City' uniforms to have Native American theme

Last season, Nike introduced “City” edition uniforms that were inspired by the communities of the NBA’s 30 teams. The Thunder’s...

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What can Bob Beyer do for the Thunder?

It’s rare that an assistant comes in and drastically changes a team’s system or philosophy at any NBA stop, and the Thunder...

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Why a group of sorority sisters is overjoyed to see Maurice Cheeks go into the Hall of Fame

On the day Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks is enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, there is a group of...

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What they're saying about Hall of Famer Maurice Cheeks

On Friday, Thunder assistant Maurice Cheeks will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Here's what some of the...

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Franchise leaders in the Thunder's first decade

The Thunder's career regular-season leaders through the franchise's first 10 seasons in Oklahoma City.

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The Oklahoman's top 10 players of the Thunder's first decade

The Oklahoman’s current Thunder coverage team ranked their top 10 players in the franchise's 10-year history, using a similar...

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Excellence, longevity make Westbrook OKC's signature player

The first 10 years of Thunder basketball have been marked by team success and individual stardom, by All-Stars and future Hall...

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How waiving Kyle Singler helps the Thunder now and later

The Thunder will clear a roster spot and save millions by waiving veteran forward Kyle Singler, The Oklahoman confirmed on...

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Report: Thunder to waive Kyle Singler using stretch provision

The Thunder will clear a roster spot and save millions on Thursday by reportedly waiving veteran forward Kyle Singler,...

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How the Thunder can answer the Kyle Singler question

Friday is the deadline for NBA teams to make a big roster decision. Kyle Singler's contract hasn't loomed large in the way...

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OKC Blue releases 2018-19 schedule

The Blue released its full 2018-19 G League schedule on Monday.

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Former Clemson star gets Thunder camp invite

Forward Donte Grantham, whose college career was cut short by injury, has signed a one-year, non-guaranteed contract with the...

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Why the 'Best Thunder Team Ever' debate goes deep

In 10 years, the Thunder has done something rare for a new franchise: Opened a conversation about a handful of its greatest...

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Why Thunder's 2012-13 team might be its best

Offensive and defensive ratings can have slight variations depending on the source, but using NBA.com’s formula, the Thunder’s...

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The Oklahoman picks its best Thunder teams of all-time

Which was the best Thunder team of the first 10 seasons in Oklahoma City?

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Roberson targets December to 'come back to myself'

Andre Roberson told a TV station in his native San Antonio that he'd like to feel comfortable on the court before Christmas,...

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Trae Young returns to Oklahoma as pro career takes flight

There are 30 NBA teams, and Trae Young had to end up on one of the two named for a bird. The former OU and Norman North guard —...

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Why the Thunder should retire Nick Collison's jersey

Nick Collison was honored at the March of Dimes Headliner Banquet on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Here's hoping more honors...

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George had 'salty taste' when Lakers didn't trade for him

Paul George wanted the Lakers to step up with a trade offer for Indiana before he was dealt to Oklahoma City, but now that he's...

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Rookies name Trae Young NBA's best first-year shooter, playmaker

The NBA's annual rookie survey has praise for Trae Young's shooting and Hamidou Diallo's athleticism.

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Thunder announces hire of Bob Beyer as assistant coach

The Thunder officially announced the hire of former Detroit assistant Bob Beyer as an assistant coach on Monday.

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Thunder renews radio deal; Pinto to return

Matt Pinto will return for his 11th season as the Thunder's radio play by play voice, part of a renewed deal between the team...

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Bob Bass dies at age 89

Before building the Spurs' winning culture, Bass did the same at Oklahoma Baptist University

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Watch: Westbrook, Diallo with eye-popping plays

Video: Russell Westbrook put on a show in James Harden's charity game, while rookie Hamdiou Diallo opened some eyes with a...

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Why the Thunder is intent on preserving pieces of its past

The Thunder is only 10 years old, but the franchise already has a rich history. Several members of its corporate communications...

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Nick Collison to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at March of Dimes Sports Headliner Banquet

Former Thunder forward Nick Collison will be one of two Lifetime Achievement Award recipients at the 2018 March of Dimes Sports...

OU football: Linebackers coach Tim Kish draws on experience to prepare Sooners for Army

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NORMAN — This week, Oklahoma linebackers coach Tim Kish got up and gave the entire Sooners team the scouting report on Army. He broke down what the Black Knights do on each side of the ball — from their unique triple-option offensive attack to...

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Rodney Hood, Nick Young among available free agents

From old point guards to young point guards to sharpshooters, NBA free agency market retains some interesting names

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Thunder journal: Westbrook wraps up Why Not? Asia tour

Russell Westbrook has become the face of the Jordan Brand. The collaboration has allowed the Thunder star to bring his...

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Russell Westbrook wraps up Why Not? Asia tour

Russell Westbrook’s famous philosophy of “Why Not?” has shaped not just his life, but an entire Asian tour by the Jordan Brand.

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Thunder journal: Thunder assistant Rajakovic returns home for Basketball Without Borders Europe

Darko Rajakovic will join multiple NBA and WNBA players, assistants and former players this week in Belgrade, Serbia, for the...

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Russell Westbrook among opening MVP odds favorites

How do you feel about Russell Westbrook at 14-to-1 odds to win the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award?

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Russell Westbrook to star in annual OKC 'Why Not??' Comedy Show for charity

Renowned comedian and founder of Layups2standup Demetrius “Juice” Deason and OKC Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook are...

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Thunder assistant Darko Rajakovic to participate in NBA's Basketball Without Borders

Thunder assistant coach Darko Rajakovic will join multiple NBA and WNBA players, assistants and former players this week in...

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Thunder catches a scheduling break

A hidden element of NBA schedules is the seasonal rotation of conference opponents. Each team plays its divisional rivals four...

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Anthony says 'Thank You, OKC' in letter as Houston signing made official

Carmelo Anthony's tenure in Oklahoma City was short, but meaningful to the future Hall of Famer. In a letter provided to The...

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Carmelo Anthony's letter to OKC, the Thunder organization and fans

Thank You, OKC "I know it was only one season, but from the time I arrived in OKC, I was greeted with so much love from The...

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Texas A&M's Davis signs two-way deal with Thunder

The Thunder has signed undrafted center Tyler Davis to a two-way contract, filling its remaining two-way roster spot, The...

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Thunder saddled with more Monday games

The Thunder was accustomed to 24 home games played on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. But this season, OKC is down to 17 weekend...

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Thunder fills two-way spot with former Texas A&M center Tyler Davis

The Thunder has signed undrafted center Tyler Davis to a two-way contract, filling its remaining two-way roster spot.

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Layne Murdoch, longtime Thunder and NBA photographer, dies

Layne Murdoch Sr., who photographed the Thunder from its first days in Oklahoma City as well as the Oklahoma City/New Orleans...

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How 10 years of Thunder basketball has helped shape Oklahoma City

Sam Presti is always doing this. The Thunder general manager is perpetually inquisitive, a serial starter of conversations. If...

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Thunder second-rounder Devon Hall signs with Australia's National Basketball League

The Thunder roster is full, which means second-rounders have a choice to make. It looks as if Thunder second-rounder Devon Hall...

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Thunder Buddies: Diving into the Thunder’s 2018-19 schedule

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

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The Top 5 must-see games of the Thunder's season

Even two years removed from the Kevin Durant departure, the Thunder is still must-watch TV. Yet, the NBA's interest has spread...

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Thunder's regular-season schedule has twists and benefits

Christmas in August for NBA fans? That's what the NBA schedule release has come to represent. On Friday, the NBA rolled out its...

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Thunder regular-season schedule features 36 national TV games

This season the Thunder is, once again, one of the top teams in nationally-televised games.

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NBA puts OKC on the road for opening night, Christmas

The Thunder is slated to play at Houston on Dec. 25 at 2 p.m. (ABC), announced by the NBA on Wednesday, joining a slate of four...

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Thunder to face Warriors on NBA's Opening Week, Rockets in Christmas Day rematch

On Wednesday, the NBA officially announced its Opening Week, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day national TV schedules...

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Oklahoma GOP rents Paul George's former home in OKC but it's 'absolutely not' a political statement by George

An upcoming Oklahoma Republican Party fundraiser will be at the former Oklahoma City home of Thunder star Paul George, but...

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Thunder among top NBA teams according to Vegas oddsmakers

Will the Thunder be a 50-win team again? Las Vegas is asking you to make that bet.

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Take the over on 50.5 Thunder wins

The Thunder isn't likely to get much over 50.5, but OKC was close to that last season and should be improved

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Russell and Nina Westbrook expecting a second child

In a post on Instagram Sunday, Nina Westbrook, the wife of the Thunder point guard, posted a strong suggestion that the couple...

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Nina Westbrook hints at second child

Is Russell Westbrook's family soon to be a party of four? Nina Westbrook's Instagram on Sunday hinted at second baby on the way.

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Thunder teammates participate in Paul George's second Celebrity Fishing Tournament

Chalk up a first Thunder victory for Abdel Nader, and another for the Paul George Foundation.

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World traveler Luwawu-Cabarrot turns attention to OKC

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot has been to Bali and Croatia and, this past week, South Africa as part of the third NBA Africa Game on...

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Luwawu-Cabarrot set for NBA Africa game, but savoring off-court experience

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot is, first and foremost, French.

Ailing mother, newborn daughter motivating OSU’s Larry Williams

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In his ailing mother and newborn daughter, Larry Williams has all the motivation he needs to make the most of his final college season. With OSU’s offensive line struggling, he will face his biggest challenge yet when Boise State comes to town...

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PHOTOS: Russell Westbrook has sixth annual Why Not? Basketball Camp in Los Angeles

Russell Westbrook wasn't just in Los Angeles to work out with his Thunder teammates.

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Report: Dozier to sign two-way contract with Celtics

PJ Dozier, who last played on a two-way contract with the Thunder and the Oklahoma City Blue, will sign a two-way deal with...

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For rookie Diallo, Thunder contract 'a relief'

It’s been a whirlwind summer for Diallo, a 6-foot-5 guard who was drafted on June 21 but couldn’t be traded until July 6.

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Video: Watch Thunder players on court together in Los Angeles

Thunder players took part in pickup basketball together this week at UCLA, and there's video of the action.

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Report: Thunder finalizing addition to coaching staff

The Thunder is nearing a deal to add former Pistons assistant coach Bob Beyer to its coaching staff, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking TLC with Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer

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

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Steven Adams talks Spurs love, politics in new book

A few more snippets of "Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight," the Thunder center's new autobiography which is out now in some...

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Thunder announces preseason schedule

The Thunder will play three of its four preseason games in Oklahoma, including two in OKC.

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Report: George had '18 to 20 ounces' of fluid drained from shooting elbow

In addition to an offseason knee procedure, Paul George had significant blood drained from a bursa sac in his right elbow, he...

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7 highlights from Steven Adams' new book

On Monday, Thunder center Steven Adams’ autobiography “Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight” was released, co-written by Madeleine...

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George becomes an all-time Oklahoma hero

George's decision to stay when most thought he was leaving makes him an Oklahoma hero

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The summer that was: USA players reflect on a hectic July

Summer isn't over, but in the NBA spending sense, it's winding down. About $2 billion in deals have been made in the last four...

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Meet the man who shaped Steven Adams

The man who molded Steven Adams is tired, but not from coaching teenagers on Las Vegas basketball courts. That’s the fun part...

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Hamidou Diallo signs Thunder contract

Hamido Diallo has signed with the Thunder, giving Oklahoma City 15 players under contract for the upcoming season.

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Thunder guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to play in NBA Africa Game

Newly-acquired Thunder guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot will be one of 10 players representing Team Africa in the NBA Africa Game...

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Paul George says he 'fell in love' with Oklahoma

The questions were inevitable. Paul George, returning to the Thunder for four seasons, had to be asked about why he spurred the...

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Paul George calls Dennis Schroder ‘best backup point guard in the league’

On Thursday, Russell Westbrook and Paul George joined numerous other NBA stars in Las Vegas for the first of three days of USA...

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McCollum keeps calling Durant 'soft'

Durant does a podcast with McCollum but lives to regret it

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Watch: Oklahoma music series 'Play It Loud' features Levi Parham in Season 1 finale

SHAWNEE − "Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he...

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Sixers sign former Owasso standout Shake Milton to a two-way contract

The Philadelphia 76ers signed former Owasso High School guard Shake Milton to a two-way contract on Thursday.

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Melo to ESPN: Thunder 'wasn't a good fit'

In his first public comments since the Thunder agreed to trade him, Carmelo Anthony said his Oklahoma City tenure came down to...

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Do we really know NBA stars?

From George to Leonard, we ought to realize that NBA stars aren't always who we think they are

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Thunder, Anthony officially part ways as trade finalizes

At some point Carmelo Anthony will break his silence on the end of his Thunder tenure, and it’s unclear what he’ll say.

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What Diallo's impending signing means for OKC's roster

Thunder second-round pick Hamidou Diallo will sign a three-year contract with the team, The Oklahoman confirmed on Wednesday.

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Report: Daniel Hamilton agrees to deal with Hawks

Former Thunder two-way guard Daniel Hamilton has agreed to a contract with the Hawks, according to ESPN.

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Diallo makes eight wings on the 15-man Thunder roster

Thunder depth chart shows commitment to development of wings

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Report: Thunder to sign Hamidou Diallo to three-year contract

Thunder second-round pick Hamidou Diallo will reportedly sign a three-year contract with the team, according to ESPN's Adrian...

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'NBA 2K19' rates Thunder's Paul George as third-best small forward

Paul George stayed in Oklahoma City, but he'll see a one-point jump in his overall rating in NBA 2K19 from where he...

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Anthony-for-Schroder swap official as three-team deal finalizes

The Thunder officially announced last week's deal to send Carmelo Anthony out and bring Dennis Schroder in, with comments from...

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Nader the Thunder's latest perimeter piece in small-ball overhaul

The moves Oklahoma City has made this summer reflect a desire to build a roster more to Donovan’s liking — and more in line...

OU's win 'eerily similar' to 2017 loss to Iowa State

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Sooner offense produces at a high level as OU beats Cyclones 37-27 despite hearty performance by Iowa State backup Zeb Noland

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Talking Dennis Schroder with Chris Vivlamore of the AJC

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 collecting players from 2015-16 Iowa State

Two members of the Cyclones' memorable 2015-16 team now are in the Thunder fold.

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Schroder an upgrade over Carmelo

Schroder gets Thunder closer to what is needed in the modern NBA

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Thunder trades Rodney Purvis to Celtics for Abdel Nader

The Thunder agreed to a trade with Boston on Monday, sending Purvis to the Celtics for forward Abdel Nader.

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Examining how Dennis Schroder will fit with the Thunder

How is this going to work? For all the questions about how Carmelo Anthony and how he would fit around the ball-dominant play...

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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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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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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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Report: Thunder trading Dakari Johnson to Magic

In what could be a cost-cutting move, the Thunder is sending 22-year-old center Dakari Johnson to Orlando.

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Winners & losers in Carmelo trade

Schroder should be a winner in the trade to the Thunder, but some new teammates will see their minutes decline

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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...

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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.

Will Kempt play Saturday vs. Sooners?

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Kempt burst onto the scene in epic upset of OU last October, but he might not be able to play Saturday in Ames

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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...

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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...

Defending Army's option: 'Do your job and you'll be fine'

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NORMAN — According to former Oklahoma star safety Roy Williams, there's no magic to defending the triple option. “Do your job, have everybody else around you do their jobs and you'll be fine,” Williams said. Williams knows, having been part...

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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.

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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...

OU football: Austin Seibert was Sooners' ace in the hole at Iowa State

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On a day when Kyler Murray turned in his best game as the Sooners’ starter and Marquise Brown had yet another monster first half, Seibert might’ve been OU’s most valuable player at Jack Trice Stadium.

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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.

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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

Why meat-and-potatoes non-conference games in college football may be giving way to cupcakes

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OU and OSU are giving college football fans in our state a treat with a run of fabulous non-conference games. But with the guaranteed payouts being demanded by more mid-major schools, quality non-conference games are becoming increasingly more...

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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...

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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...

OU football: Kyler Murray makes a habit of avoiding big hits

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NORMAN — Kyler Murray revealed a surprising slice of information Monday. “I don't think I've taken a lot of big hits in my career playing football,” Murray said. “Maybe less than five. I think I do a good job of being safe out there.” The...

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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

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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.

How Cornelius changed a game and a narrative with his feet

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On a day that Oklahoma State dismantled Boise State, there were lots of reasons for the Cowboys’ success. But no player turned the game or changed his narrative more than Taylor Cornelius. A switch seemed to flip for the Cowboy quarterback when he...

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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