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Durant returning to lineup against Memphis after injury

The Thunder have been without Kevin Durant the past two games but Durant could be in the lineup tonight at Memphis. According to The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater, Durant wasn't walking with a  limp at the end of the Thunder's shoot around today in Memphis. OKC coach Scott Brooks told The Oklahoman Durant participated in parts of the team's shoot around and that Durant would be a game...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Concerns escalating for Thunder after recent struggles

With a loss to the Knicks on Wednesday, concern over the Thunder is escalating. It's not just the fact Oklahoma City went 3-12 to start the season or hasn't had Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook for large parts of the season. It's something beyond that which has manifested itself in the team playing poorly against Minnesota, one of the worst teams in the Western Conference and playing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Represents Western Conference In NBA All-Star Style

Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunders who recorded his ninth career triple double in mid January makes a personal fashion statement. Allen Onyia of gives an overview of the NBA All-Stars who represent the best in fashion in the Eastern and Western Conference. Forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers,  guard Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat and forward Carmelo...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks reportedly ‘in play’ for Kevin Durant

The New York Knicks will be one of a handful of teams that pursue Kevin Durant if and when Durant becomes a free agent following the 2015-2016 season. Do they actually have a shot? Frank Isola of the NY Daily News reports that the Knicks remain “in play” for Durant. “No question about it,” a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins sounds off after loss to Knicks

The Thunder lost to the Knicks on Wednesday night, 100-92, leaving many fans to wonder: “Did that actually just happen?” Because let’s face it, the Knicks are terrible. Unfortunately it did happen, and the team has now lost three of their last four games. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins isn’t happy about it. He shared his feelings about the current state of the team after...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder Had Deal Close To Send Reggie Jackson To Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder were close to trading Reggie Jackson to the Denver Nuggets, according to a source. Jackson is reportedly expected to be moved before the trade deadline.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The Best Thing On The Web

Well done, Complex Sports. You’ve made it even funnier all the time Dion Waiters has begged for the ball on the Cavs and now the Thunder. Dion Waiters asked if he's seen the Vines poking fun at him: "I don’t got Vine. I got it, but I’m locked out. Can’t find the password." — Anthony Slater […] The post This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook an All-Star?

The 2015 All-Star game starters were announced on Thursday night on Inside the NBA, one name not voted in by the fans was point guard Russell Westbrook. We are days away from the NBA All-Star reserves to be announced and despite him missing 14 games in the ongoing season due to injury, Westbrook deserves a spot on the All-Star roster this season. When mentioning the Oklahoma City...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2013-2014 Season Position Preview

The Thunder enter this season with even more doubt and fan confusion than ever before. Trying to figure out where the Thunder will be at the end of the season is like finding a way to herd cats. There is no real easy way of doing it and most likely it will go horribly wrong and people will mock you for ever thinking of that solution, but here we go.   Thunder Position Preview Point...
Via In The Neutral Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dribbles: LeBron, Cavs 'pump it up' in rolling by Thunder

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles from the Cavaliers' impressive 108-98 win over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday: 1. A lot of things are going very well for the Cavs these days. They may not be the league's best team (yet), but they're suddenly up there. A couple of weeks ago, the story was being told quite differently. That's why you don't get too high, or too low, in January...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors beat writer Marcus Thompson talks Curry vs. Westbrook, playoffs and more

On this edition of TVP, the fellas bring Marcus Thompson, Golden State Warriors beat writer for Bay Area News Group to talk Warriors, Thunder and pickup hoops. The post Marcus Thompson vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Fortune Episode) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

After rocky start, Thunder now playing best basketball of season

The Thunder are playing their best basketball of the year. It started with a victory at home against Golden State and it continued with a road, overtime win at Washington on Wednesday. That's four wins in a row overall, three of them coming on the road. Two more games left on this trip and a few things to think about heading into Atlanta and Cleveland Standings watch It's not early...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching up with the OKC Thunder's 'New Generation'

A few months ago, I was actually optimistic about the long-term health of the Oklahoma City Thunder after Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook went down with injury at the same time. As I wrote then, I figured it would be a good opportunity for the Thunder’s still-developing draft picks to establish more substantial roles for themselves on the team. Well, things didn’t really...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant destroys Marcin Gortat with dunk

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant taught Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat a lesson on Wednesday night. And that lesson was that next time, Gortat should just get out of his way and give him a clear path to the hoop. Otherwise, this might happen again....
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: 'I actually touch the ball' with OKC

Dion Waiters, once one of the many problems in the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, is now thriving as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder after...
Via Athlon Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson pokes fun at Russell Westbrook’s media hate OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is doing his best Marshawn Lynch impersonation and giving the silent treatment to the local media.  After a triple double in a victory earlier this week, Westbrook refused to answer questions beyond “we executed well.” So after a victory over the Heat last night, Westbrook sat...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oklahoman curiously edits ending of Russell Westbrook article

Berry Tramel covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for The Oklahoman. During a post-game interview after the Thunder beat the Warriors last Friday, in which Russell Westbrook had an excellent game, Westbrook proceeded to tell Tramel that he doesn’t like him as part of an ongoing feud between Westbrook and the local media in OKC: (P.S. do NOT make a drinking game out of “drink every...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The OKC Thunder Scored 79 Points in a Half

The Oklahoma City Thunder are in the middle of a season quite unlike any they’ve had, since moving from Seattle in 2008. Burdened with...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Teams in the Panic Zone

The NBA is nearing its halfway mark, which is the point where teams are supposed to have some kind of identity for their future. Unfortunately, there are a few of teams in the league that have no clue what’s going on. Those teams have entered what I like to call “The Panic Zone.” Oklahoma City Thunder: DEFCON 3 The Thunder haven’t been winning games. The excuse was that early...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook goes Marshawn Lynch on media

The new fad in professional sports these days is totally blowing off the media. It’s something that’s been perfected by Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, and others are starting to catch on to the tactic. The latest professional athlete to take a page out of Lynch’s playbook is Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook. The guard’s favorite phrase was ...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Dion Waiters will only improve team

Dion Waiters The Oklahoma City Thunder are still battling for a playoff berth in the Western Conference as they currently sit in the 10th spot. With the acquisition of  Dion Waiters, the Thunder will only improve and have another offensive weapon at their disposal to get them over the hump. Having the third year guard Dion Waiters will only enhance the bench productivity...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder didn’t want to give Harden’s number to Waiters

Dion Waiters ending up with the Oklahoma City Thunder was tough to see coming. But the Cleveland Cavaliers finally found a way to ship off their oft...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBA Player Robert Swift Arrested In Alleged Home Invasion Attempt

The sad spiral for Robert Swift continued Tuesday. The former Seattle Supersonic and Oklahoma City Thunder center was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob a home in Gold Bar, Washington, according to Snohomish County Police. Sources told Amy Clancy of KIRO-TV that the 29-year-old Swift and one other man put masks on their faces and tried to break into a house in broad daylight...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NBAer arrested for attempted home break-in

KING 5 in Seattle is reporting that former Seattle Supersonics and Oklahoma City Thunder center Robert Swift has been arrested for an attempted home break-in. Swift was also arrested on warrant for unlawful possession of a shotgun. Former Seattle SuperSonic Robert Swift arrested in attempted home break-in, had outstanding warrant for unlawful possession of shotgun. Article found...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Is Dion Waiters a Good Acquisition?

The Oklahoma City Thunder make a questionable move as they bring in Syracuse native Dion Waiters. Waiters has the potential to be a fantastic player in the league, but he has taken a drastic decline in the 2014-15 season. He is shooting an atrocious 26% from 3, and is having difficulty keeping up with the fast-paced NBA game. Regardless of Waiters’ performance this year, why would...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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