THUNDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Thunder strategically select music playlist for playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY - Count on it being loud Saturday night when the Grizzlies come in for the first round of the playoffs. John Leach will make sure of it. Obviously, the sellout crowd of more than 18,000 at Chesapeake Energy Arena for the 8:30 game Saturday night will have plenty of motivation to be noisy, but it's Leach who has his hand on the controls. He is the game operations...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Are Selling Home Playoff Tickets Only To Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska Residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are only selling Round 1 home playoff tickets to Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska residents. That means Grizzlies fans living in Tennessee or Thunder fans living in any other state outside of those listed who are looking to travel to the games in OKC are SOL and must rely on resellers from StubHub or Craigslist. WUT??? This is crazy. RT...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Kaiser Joins Thunder As Ownership Stakeholder

George Kaiser bought an ownership stake of the Oklahoma City Thunder and has become the newest co-owner. “We are honored to welcome George Kaiser as a member of the ownership group of the Oklahoma City Thunder,” Clay Bennett said in a statement Friday. “George is a well-respected and important Oklahoma business leader, as well as one of the state and nation’s top philanthropists...
Via RealGM
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder won’t sell playoff tickets to Tennessee residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are doing their best to achieve a homecourt advantage during the NBA playoffs. To that end, they are limiting ticket sales during the playoffs to residents of Oklahoma and a few neighboring states. Those attempting to purchase playoff tickets for Thunder home games are met with the following note: All Sales […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka & Keri Hilson Back Together

Looks like Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka just announced he has a boost for the playoffs. He and R&B singer Keri Hilson are back together! Serge posted a photo of the two, announcing they’re back!   The two broke up sometime after Christmas 2013 and Keri indicated she was going to write about the break on her new album. I love them together, they make...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies playoff preview

The Thunder will need Thabo Sefolosha and Kendrick Perkins to shake off the rust from their injuries to defeat the Grizzlies. They held on. Despite an incredibly unimpressive final week of the season in which it seemed as though they were trying to lose the two seed in the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder clinched home court advantage through at least two rounds with their 112-111...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Sued By Woman Claiming She Arranged Flights & Hotels For The Work With No Payment

Every athlete or celebrity needs a “FOH,” friend of the hoes. That person’s job is to always have new work on deck for the athlete. “The Work” is another word athletes use to describe groupies or women whose sole purpose is sex and fun.  The FOH is a subset of athlete’s “Professional Friends.” Another duty is to take care of  the ever rotating roster of women they...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Regular Season Player Power Rankings

The regular season has come to an end for the Oklahoma City Thunder. They finished the season 59-23 and are going into the playoffs with the No. 2 seed in the west and will be facing the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round. Player Rankings: 1) Kevin Durant Obviously. Durant practically has the race won for this seasons MVP. He has had a historical season, something we haven’t...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant's big night helps Thunder beat Pistons

OKLAHOMA CITY - Let us worry not about how the Thunder might fare in the first round of the playoffs, whether they deserve the No. 2 seed or are playing inspired or apathetic. For now, we should all just enjoy this last day of the regular season win over the mighty, mighty Detroit Pistons. Bring on the playoffs, right? More like, bring on the mystery. Wednesday, Oklahoma City beat...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggles down the stretch a reason to worry for Thunder?

Don't worry that the Thunder haven't played well during the past few weeks. They are just 3-4 in their last seven games. Worry about the fact they didn't seem to care. Now relax because Oklahoma City can get a lot corrected against one of the worst teams in the NBA Wednesday. Quite likely the Thunder will start playing well and start caring. The playoffs start Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers Ejected For Not Wanting To Fight Each Other

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers really wanted to maybe pretend like they might try to fight each other on Monday night. Both were ejected.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Oklahoma City Thunder said about its 101-89 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans

Thunder coach Scott Brooks: (On the game tonight) ''We didn’t do a good job of stopping the basketball in the second half. Tyreke (Evans) got to the paint too many times, he got to the free throw line too many times – I think 11 times in the 2nd half. We fouled them early and put him (Evans) on the free throw line. They got in the bonus too early. We didn’t play well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Lands Awkwardly After Blocking Pacers’ Dead-Ball Shots (Video)

Russell Westbrook took a page out of KG’s book during Sunday’s Oklahoma City Thunder-Indiana Pacers game when he denied shots by both Paul George and George Hill after the whistle. After the three knee surgeries in nine months, this was a very risky move. This is one instance where Westbrook’s competitiveness almost got the best of him. The post Russell Westbrook Lands Awkwardly...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook doesn't like dead-ball shots

During the Thunder's 102-97 loss to the Pacers Sunday afternoon, Russell Westbrook finished with 21 points, seven assists and two blocks shots...unofficially. During the fourth quarter, with the Thunder trailing by seven, the OKC guard didn't take it well when Pacers' Paul George took a dead-ball shot in front of the Thunder bench. Westbrook raced to block it. But the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins upset again after teammates exclude him

Earlier this year Perkins was upset when the Thunder took a team picture without him. Doesn’t look like the message got through. That’s unfortunate it. KD according to Bleacher Report didn’t want to take responsibility.
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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