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Thunder journal: OKC tempering expectations for Adams' offense

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comMaybe Steven Adams will get some more post touches. Maybe he'll be more involved as a passer. The Thunder center's offensive role is likely to change this season.
Via Thunder Rumblings
7 hours ago

Cameron Payne Out Indefinitely With Foot Fracture

Thunder guard Ronnie Price gets ready to put up a corner 3 at the INTEGRIS Thunder Development Center Thursday afternoon. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterWhat was first described by the Thunder as a “tweaked ankle” has now turned into a broken foot for backup point guard Cameron Payne.Payne limped off the John Marshall...
Via InsideThunder.com
11 hours ago

Thunders’ Cameron Payne suffers fracture in foot during scrimmage

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Thursday that point guard Cameron Payne has an acute fracture in his right foot, which he suffered earlier this week during a team scrimmage. A timetable for Payne’s return is currently unknown. Payne had surgery in late July on his right foot to repair a stress fracture. While the injury from Tuesday is on the same bone, the team said the...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Donovan: Thunder has time to adjust to Payne injury

Brett DawsonCameron Payne’s foot will force Billy Donovan’s hand. But even if Payne hadn’t sustained an acute fracture in the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in Tuesday's Blue and White Scrimmage, Donovan said Thursday, the coach would have been examining all the backup options in his backcourt.
Via Thunder Rumblings
11 hours ago

What Cameron Payne's injury means for the Thunder's roster

Erik Horne The Thunder announced Thursday that Cameron Payne suffered an acute fracture to his foot. What does that mean for the Thunder's roster? The Thunder's signing of Ronnie Price to a two-year contract this offseason looks smart.
Via Thunder Rumblings
11 hours ago

Breaking news: Cameron Payne fractures right foot, return to action unknown

Cameron Payne, coming off of a Jones fracture repair, re-injured the same foot during the Thunder’s Blue-White scrimmage. Cameron Payne has reportedly fractured his right foot, and his return to action is currently unknown. The Oklahoman’s Erik Horne broke the news today that Payne suffered an acute fracture in the 5th metatarsal in his right foot during the first half of the...
Via Welcome to Loud City
13 hours ago

Thunder Game Report For Thursday

Thunder guard Andre Roberson (#21) lining up with teammates during the Blue/White scrimmage while Enes Kanter takes free throws. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) We hear from Thunder guard Andre Roberson about the Blue/White scrimmage. Later today updates from practice.   
Via InsideThunder.com
17 hours ago

All Thunder Preseason Games to be Available Live

Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept.
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Morrow, Sabonis, Roberson Shine In Blue/White Scrimmage

Players line up for free throws at the Thunder Blue/White Scrimmage at OKC's John Marshall High School Tuesday night. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterThey called it a game but it was really a scrimmage, a glorified practice, but there were plenty of times last night when it seemed to be much more than that. And with all the...
Via InsideThunder.com
1 day ago

2016 Thunder Blue-White Scrimmage Game Recap

The night started off very emotionally, with a mixture of tears and remembrance.
Via NBA.com
2 days ago

Watch: Super Stache Bros Kanter and Adams sent to rescue Durant from the Warriors!

Watch the Thunder Stache Bros through the glorious 8-bit masterpiece Super Mario Brothers. I normally am not a fan of parody videos that are computer generated, but this one was just too good to pass up. It is one of those videos where after you watch it you will think to yourself “I am now dumber for watching that,” and then you will more than likely play it again. Let me set...
Via Welcome to Loud City
3 days ago

2016-17 Thunder eager and confident at Media Day in OKC

Here’s what we learned from the media sessions with the organization. The Oklahoma City Thunder assembled on Friday for Media Day. There was a buzz about the players and coaching staff as, everyone in the Thunder organization seemed excited to be together again. The team has a certain aura and it may be a key ingredient to winning this upcoming season. Media day is the day players...
Via Welcome to Loud City
3 days ago

Victor Oladipo says Russell Westbrook sings him to sleep

Victor Oladipo and Russell Westbrook appear to have a beautiful budding bromance. According to Oladipo, his new Thunder backcourt mate has an interesting way of putting him to sleep. Oladipo on Russell Westbrook singing to him: "Some days at night I can't sleep, and I just call him, and he sings me to sleep." — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) September 24, 2016 I believe I speak for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thunder Media Day 2016

As U.S. Cellular Training Camp begins, Thunder players do their duty. Go behind the scenes of Thunder Media Day 2016.
Via YouTube
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has odd response to Kevin Durant question

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant appear to have two different views of their relationship. Westbrook spoke with the media on Friday and was asked about his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate. Durant, who signed with the Golden State Warriors in July, recently said he and Westbrook were still “cool” despite no longer being teammates. When presented with that statement,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder GM Presti disappointed in McGary for drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Mitch McGary didn't do himself any favors by getting another drug suspension. The Thunder forward was hit with a minimum 10-game ban last week on top of the five-game ban he drew this summer. ''For me, I'm disappointed in the fact that he's in that situation,'' Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Wednesday in his first statements since the suspension was...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Oklahoma City Thunder Guard Cameron Payne's Foot Injury Contributed to His Gaining 10 Pounds of Muscle

Guard Cameron Payne is going into his second season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After his team lost Kevin Durant in free agency, the backup point guard will be counted on to step up his game and assume a bigger role in the team's rotation. RELATED: Russell Westbrook's Hilarious Pre-Game Dance Routine Is Amazing In an up-and-down rookie year in which he had to deal with several...
Via Stack
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo says NBA players will likely protest national anthem too

If you thought the national anthem protesting was just going to be a football thing, think again. Victor Oladipo of the Oklahoma City Thunder says you should count on seeing any number of NBA players following in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps this basketball season. Complex interviewed Oladipo, and when the possibility of an anthem protest came up, his answer was unwavering. ...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary has been suspended without pay for at least 10 games for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug policy. The league announced Tuesday that the suspension will begin when he has finished serving a five-game drug suspension that was announced in July. After the previous suspension, McGary said in a statement that...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant says he and Russell Westbrook are 'cool'

Kevin Durant says he and Russell Westbrook are "cool” even though KD left his longtime former teammate when he decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors in July. Durant was in Austin for a Nike event at the University of Texas on Friday and answered questions from the audience. One was about his relationship with Westbrook. “We’re still cool. We’re going to compete...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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