THUNDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Thunder: Fans hand Westbrook an All-Star snub

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comTwo of his former Thunder teammates will start for the Western Conference at next month's NBA All-Star Game. Russell Westbrook might run with Kevin Durant and James Harden again, but he won't join them for the jump ball. Despite a record-setting season in Oklahoma City, Westbrook wasn't among the players named Thursday as All-Star starters.
Via Thunder Rumblings
23 minutes ago

Zaza Pachulia not intimidated by Russell Westbrook’s threat

Russell Westbrook has put his grudge with Kevin Durant aside for the time being, after Zaza Pachulia dropped him with a cheap shot during Wednesday night’s game. What really upset Westbrook, though, is that Pachulia stood over him and stared him down afterward.Westbrook vowed to get Pachulia back in the future, and had this to say about it after the game.“He hit me kind of hard...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: Outside world making Thunder rivalry bigger than it is

Kevin Durant has always downplayed the bad feelings between himself and the Oklahoma City Thunder, and in his mind, outside observers continue to make much more of it than is really happening.Durant told Michael Lee of the Vertical that his rivalry with Russell Westbrook isn’t nearly as big a deal on the inside as it appears to be on the outside.“The outside is taking it more...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Phil Naessens Show: catching up on the Thunder

Listen to the Phil Naessens Show as we try to catch up on the big events that have taken place since last summer. A lot has taken place for the Thunder since the last time I was a guest on the Phil Naessens Show. But you already knew that. So Phil and I do the best we can to make our 18 minutes together worth while, talking about The Split, the rookies, the challenge, and where the...
Via Welcome to Loud City
9 hours ago

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant talk turns sour in Thunder loss

Erik Horne The saga continues. For those who thought the Kevin Durant/Russell Westbrook beef was done (did anyone?), that’s just not true at all, as seen in Wednesday’s 121-100 Thunder loss in Oakland. Westbrook and Durant exchanged a brilliant sequence in the third quarter in which Westbrook dunked ferociously with his former teammate in his vicinity (former Oklahoman writer...
Via Thunder Rumblings
18 hours ago

Weary Oklahoma City Thunder overcome by unyielding Golden State Warriors 121-100

Oklahoma City gave a hard-fought effort before Golden State opened the floodgates The Oklahoma City Thunder lost on the road to the Golden State Warriors 121-100 Wednesday night. Prior to an insurmountable third-quarter Warriors surge, Oklahoma City fought tooth-and-nail with their acrimonious 2016 Western Conference Finals antagonists. It was during the penultimate frame, however...
Via Welcome to Loud City
20 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder desperately need another scorer

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s 120-98 road loss on Monday was not just a blowout, it was a wake-up call. For a team that has played well this year, the Thunder are in a strange position. The team has a 25-18 record, which puts them in the seventh spot in the Western Conference if the playoffs were to start today. Yet, they are only playing so well because of one player, Russell Westbrook...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Clocked By Clips In Adams' Absence

By Randy Renner, Senior WriterMissing your defensive anchor and also playing the second night of a road back-to-back is generally not the best recipe for success.The Thunder were doing both Monday night and the results were about as you’d expect.Clippers 120, Thunder 98.But head coach Billy Donovan is not one to just accept things and he was clearly disappointed with how well his...
Via InsideThunder.com
2 days ago

Thunder at LA Clippers Game Recap – Jan. 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The Thunder arrived in Los Angeles with the odds stacked against them – on the second night of a back-to-b
Via NBA.com
2 days ago

Despite Adams' Injury Thunder Hold Off Kings For 122-118 Win

By Randy Renner, Senior WriterVictor Oladipo and Enes Kanter carried the Thunder through the first half and then Russell Westbrook took over in the last 24 minutes to lead the Thunder to a harder then it should have been 122-118 win over the Kings in Sacramento.Steven Adams had to leave the game in the 3rd quarter when he got tangled up with Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and crashed...
Via InsideThunder.com
3 days ago

Oklahoma City Thunder: One trade that could shake up the west

As of now, the Oklahoma City Thunder are currently the seventh seed in the Western Conference, despite Russell Westbrook’s historic season. OKC clearly must make moves if they hope to become a true contender this year. There is one move that could catapult the Thunder to being one of the two favorites in the Western Conference. First, we must identify the problem. Westbrook currently...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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