THUNDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Thunder fans brought their A-game to honor Steven Adams in Game 5

The Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night by taking a commanding 3-1 lead on the defending champion Golden State Warriors, but it was the fans that were the true winners of the night. Everybody wants to be like Thunder center Steven Adams it seems, what with his signature look highlighted by his fantastic mustache. Even this little...
Via The Comeback
9 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Thunder report card: The grades reflect another blowout

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comAnother Thunder blowout, another pristine performance against Golden State. The grades reflect it. ATTACKING: A. The Thunder offense wasn't always smooth.
Via Thunder Rumblings
42 minutes ago

THUNDER REPORT CARD

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comAnother Thunder blowout, another pristine performance against Golden State. The grades reflect it. ATTACKING: A. The Thunder offense wasn't always smooth.
Via Thunder Rumblings
42 minutes ago

Steve Kerr dismisses question about Steph Curry being injured

Steph Curry was so bad during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday that many were wondering whether he is still suffering effects from his knee injury. Steve Kerr dismissed such talk. After the Thunder blasted the Warriors 118-94, Kerr was forced to answer questions about the reigning MVP's health. "He's...
Via Larry Brown Sports
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Thunder routs Warriors, take 3-1 series lead

By Diamond Leung The Mercury News (TNS)OKLAHOMA CITY — The MVP didn't play anything like one. The Oklahoma City Thunder acted as if this series is theirs. And so the defending champion Warriors, the greatest team in NBA regular-season history, are one loss away from being dethroned after being crushed again in a 118-94 loss to the Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals...
Via Thunder Rumblings
1 hour ago

WATCH: Draymond Green trips Thunder opponent

Draymond Green may have gotten away with a kick to Steven Adams’ groin during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, but his trip of Enes Kanter in Game 4 was less ambiguous. The Golden State Warriors forward blatantly tripped OKC's Kanter in the second quarter, which allowed the Warriors to get a bucket in transition: When you combine this with Green’s actions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Kevin Durant steal leads to massive Russell Westbrook dunk

The Oklahoma City lead early in game four against the Golden State Warriors. Here’s a steal by Kevin Durant which results in a dynamic dunk by Russell Westbrook…… Durant steal, Westbrook BOOM! #NBAVine #WARRIORSvTHUNDER https://t.co/MdZr0STEdz — NBA (@NBA) May 25, 2016 The post Watch: Kevin Durant steal leads to massive Russell Westbrook dunk appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook doesn't watch other NBA teams play

You can criticize Russell Westbrook for his reckless play and questionable fashion decisions, but there's no denying that the man stays true to himself 100 percent of the time.In a recent ESPN.com piece illuminating little-known facts about Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar revealed that he doesn't watch other NBA teams play because he feels he has better ways to spend...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Durant thinks Draymond Green got special treatment from NBA

Kevin Durant is not surprised that Draymond Green avoided a suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the groin, but that doesn’t mean the Oklahoma City Thunder star agrees with the NBA’s decision. On Tuesday, Durant hinted to reporters that he fully expected Green to receive preferential treatment. Kevin Durant: "They're not going to suspend Draymond Green. He's one of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Lightning Round

Thunder center Steven Adams speaks with the media on Monday at the INTEGRIS Health Thunder Development Center (Photo By Sam Gannon, KOKH-TV) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterAdams Has Felt WorseTwice now in this series, twice in the last two games actually, Steven Adams has been felled by a blow below the body’s Mason-Dixon Line.A place where no man wants to feel...
Via InsideThunder.com
12 hours ago

Report: Draymond Green fined, avoids suspension

Draymond Green’s kick heard around the world into the groin of Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams will reportedly not earn him a suspension. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Golden State Warriors forward will not be suspended for Game 4. The NBA will not suspend Golden State's Draymond Green for Game 4, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams says he will consider wearing a cup

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams isn’t ruling out wearing a cup for Game 4 on Tuesday night. Why would a basketball player consider wearing a cup, you ask? Adams has been knocked in the jewels once in each of the past two games against the Golden State Warriors, with Draymond Green being the culprit both times. A reporter asked him if he’d consider wearing a cup...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suspension or not, Draymond Green’s kick may cost Warriors

Who would have thought that the outcome of the Western Conference Finals may hinge on a kick? In a series in which Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are on the floor giving fans a nightly show, the deciding factor in the series may not fall on their world-class talents. Of all things possible, a kick has the probability of being the most important moment of the series...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green fires back at Russell Westbrook

The war of words is heating up just as much as the action is between Draymond Green, Russell Westbrook, the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder. Green, who is potentially facing a suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the family jewels, didn’t appreciate Westbrook saying he did the deed on purpose. Draymond Green: "Russell said I did it on purpose but he's a part...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Cameron Payne do great pregame handshake

Cameron Payne doesn’t play many minutes, but he’s turned plenty of heads before playoff games dancing and doing intricate handshakes with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. He and Westbrook angered the Dallas Mavericks, namely Charlie Villanueva, who tried to break things up, for doing crazy handshakes on the court during their playoff series. Durant and Payne did a crazy...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors: Game 3 predictions and preview

The last time the Oklahoma City Thunder got blown out in a playoff game, game one against the San Antonio Spurs, they bounced back like true competitors and won game two. After stealing one in Oakland the Thunder now have home court advantage and seek to capitalize with it. However, do not expect this to be an easy path to the Finals for the Thunder now that the have home court advantage...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook is hungry for a champsionship opportunity

Last season, Stephen Curry won his first ever NBA championship. It was well deserved. He won the MVP award for the first time as he played outstanding basketball all season long. This season, Steph Curry one upped himself. He shattered NBA records and prior personal records as he cruised to his second straight MVP award. In doing so, his Warriors broke an NBA record by winning...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Strain: Why Game 3 looms large for the Thunder

The Strain is not just the FX thriller about a destructive and virulent microorganism. It’s the toll a long season takes on a team whose record is 82-12 entering Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. My colleague at Crossover Chronicles, podcaster and columnist John Cannon, has taken care to note how constantly the Golden State Warriors have pushed themselves this season. The...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals

The uber-exciting series between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder is knotted up at 1-1. Past playoff history shows that Game 2 is arguably the most important game of a playoff series. Teams can take a commanding 2-0 lead or a team can bounce back to tie it up just as Golden State did. With the two games in the books, class was in session during last night’s...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: One Up, One Down

The Oklahoma City Thunder shocked the defending champs, winning in Oakland in Game 1. But the Golden State Warriors punched back hard to even the series. Game 1: If momentum between games actually exists, then the Thunder rode it into Oracle Arena. Russell Westbrook played like a man possessed, nailing heat check three-pointers and drawing foul after foul en route to a 19-point...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry stares down Serge Ibaka before shot goes in

Two-time MVP winner Stephen Curry is a savage, and his troll game is strong. He’s been known to celebrate shots before they go in, and he can talk trash like the best of them. During Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, he tried something similar on a three-point attempt. Curry, who was being guarded by Serge Ibaka on the play, used a great shot fake to get the big guy in...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant curses out Dion Waiters for not passing the ball

When Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant calls for the ball, you give it to him. That goes for Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka or anyone. Apparently, Dion Waiters hadn’t received that memo, and when Durant got wide open in the second quarter of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, he waved for the ball. Waiters took his time dribbling, weighing his options, and then...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry drops five straight from mid-court logo

At this point, we could probably tell you Steph Curry was hitting threes blindfolded from a moving horse and carriage and you would probably shrug it off as no big deal. Well, he’s not quite doing that just yet, but there always seems to be some video evidence surfacing that just makes you pause and say “wow.” With the Golden State Warriors getting set to take on the Oklahoma...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The maturation of Dion Waiters is just what OKC needed

The Western Conference Finals kick off tonight featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors. After what felt like a snooze fest when talking about the NBA playoffs, the fun starts now after the Thunder surprised many by ousting the San Antonio Spurs in convincing fashion. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook played like their usual superhuman selves, but an unsung...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oklahoma City Thunder's remarkable opportunity

The Oklahoma City Thunder, should it lose to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals, would absorb another memorable disappointment. The franchise would have to face another stinging setback, a moment reminiscent of the 2012 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. Another failure against LeBron James — after rallying to defeat the San Antonio Spurs in six games with a coach...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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