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'You can't tell me he's a rookie': Lu Dort's offense keeps improving and so does the Thunder

Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander set his feet as if he was going to shoot, but then he changed directions....

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: TIMBERRRRRR!!!

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder journal: Darius Bazley's clutch shots halt Timberwolves runs

Darius Bazley was responsible for two of the Thunder’s biggest shots Saturday night in a 113-104 win against the Timberwolves....

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win at the Timberwolves

The Thunder logged a fifth consecutive victory with a 113-104 win against the Timberwolves on Saturday night at Target Center.

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Thunder: Trae Young catches Chris Paul with rip move

Trae Young caught Chris Paul with Paul's own move.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Soaring past the Hawks

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander won't be in the All-Star Game, but he will be soon

The Trae Young Show came to town Friday night. We’ve seen it before, but just like Red Panda, the act never gets old....

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Thunder at Timberwolves lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Timberwolves When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Target Center, Minneapolis TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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NBA All-Star starter Trae Young is 'no doubt' one of the top 12 players in the Eastern Conference, says Hawks coach

Trae Young had to check with his training staff Friday morning to see if he was scheduled for a weightlifting session. Because...

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'Always confident in him': Mike Muscala haunts old club with 3-point barrage in Thunder's 140-111 win vs. Hawks

Hawks assistant coach Melvin Hunt bellowed the instructions to rearrange his defense. “You got Musky, you got Musky,” Hunt...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 140-111 win against the Hawks

The Thunder claimed a 140-111 victory over the Hawks Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. OKC outscored Atlanta 36-21 in the...

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Thunder trades Justin Patton to Mavericks for Isaiah Roby

The Thunder has traded center Justin Patton to the Mavericks for Isaiah Roby, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.

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Thunder injury update: Steven Adams, Terrance Ferguson, Abdel Nader out vs. Hawks

Thunder center Steven Adams will miss his second straight game with a left ankle sprain, OKC coach Billy Donovan announced...

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'It's special': Trae Young named an All-Star while visiting his home state of Oklahoma

“Congratulations” messages began to flood Trae Young’s phone as soon as his photo appeared on the TNT Tip-off show. Young was...

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Injury update: Hawks guard Trae Young upgraded to available vs. Thunder

Hawks All-Star Trae Young is available to play against the Thunder Friday, Atlanta coach Lloyd Pierce announced at morning...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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From 15-19 feet, the Thunder is the NBA's best shooting team

CP3, SGA and Schroder are lethal late on the mid-range shots

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Trae Young's career is soaring, but his feet appear to remain firmly planted on the ground

Candice Young cried when she heard that her son’s money was retiring more than $1 million in medical debt for hundreds of...

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Thunder vs. Hawks lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Hawks at Thunder When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)...

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'Always be careful about being a fan:' Trae Young prepares to face idol Chris Paul in homecoming game

Trae Young’s No. 3 Hornets jersey is tattered, but that’s what time will do. Chris Paul’s NBA career began 14 years ago in...

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Former Oklahoma Sooner Trae Young elected to be an NBA All-Star Game starter

Trae Young is averaging 29.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 8.9 assists per game in his second NBA season.

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Chris Paul receives most All-Star votes among Thunder players

The Thunder won’t be represented in this year’s All-Star starting lineups, but Chris Paul was voted in the top 10 among Western...

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Hawks list Trae Young as questionable vs. Thunder

On Thursday evening, the Hawks listed Young (right thigh contusion) as questionable to play against the Thunder Friday.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Alley-ooping on Orlando

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'Throw the ball up. I’m going to go get it.': Nerlens Noel helps Thunder dunk its way past Magic

The Orlando defense lost Thunder center Nerlens Noel. It was busy covering the pick-and-pop developing between point guard...

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Thunder journal: Dennis Schroder ties season high in points and assists against Magic

Dennis Schroder was scoreless in the first quarter, but his offensive outbursts can happen in a flash. The Thunder’s super...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Magic

The Thunder beat the Magic 120-114 Wednesday night in Orlando to move to a season-high seven games above .500.

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Thunder: Steven Adams, Nerlens Noel questionable against Magic

Thunder centers Steven Adams and Nerlens Noel are questionable to play Wednesday night against the Magic, according to the...

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Assessing the Thunder's luxury tax situation

The Thunder is closer to dropping below the luxury tax line than it has been since the tax spike in 2016-17. But that doesn’t...

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Thunder at Magic lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Magic When: 6 p.m. Wednesday Where: Amway Center, Orlando TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)...

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Two missed fouls in final minutes led to James Harden turnovers in Thunder's win at Rockets

The Thunder's 17-point comeback Monday against the Rockets was aided by favorable whistles.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Blasting past Rockets

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder's comeback vs. Houston was season's best

Undermanned, on the road, against a West contender, the Thunder stood tall

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Luguentz Dort plays unlikely hero in Thunder's comeback win against Rockets

James Harden held his right hand up and searched for an explanation. There wasn’t one. There was no explaining how Thunder...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 112-107 win at Houston

In a wild comeback, the Thunder beat the Rockets 112-107 Monday. OKC trailed by as many as 17 points.

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Thunder injury update: Steven Adams will not return to game at Houston

Less than two minutes into the game, Steven Adams suffered a left ankle sprain did not play for the rest of the game.

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Thunder injury update: Nerlens Noel out at Houston

Noel (left ankle soreness) will miss the Thunder's game at Houston Monday, the Thunder announced before tip-off.

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Thunder: Terrance Ferguson, Abdel Nader out for Rockets game

Terrance Ferguson is listed as out, due to personal reasons, for the Thunder's game against the Rockets on Monday afternoon.

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Thunder: Hamidou Diallo and assistant coach David Akinyooye are a natural match

Hamidou Diallo’s locker is first on the right when entering the Thunder locker room. That’s where assistant coach David...

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Thunder at Rockets lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Rockets When: 4 p.m., Monday Where: Toyota Center, Houston TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)...

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In two games back from injury, Noel hasn't missed a beat

For Nerlens Noel, Saturday was a continuation his strong performance since returning Friday from a left ankle sprain. He missed...

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Chris Paul sees advantage to Thunder's close proximity to its G League affiliate

The topic of the G League came up in the cold tubs after the Thunder’s 119-106 win against the Trail Blazers Saturday.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Blazing past Portland

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Who's in? Who's out? Sorting through the trickiest NBA all-star questions.

The NBA's interminable All-Star Game voting process concludes Thursday, when the 10 starters for the showcase on Feb. 16 in...

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'We’re just all unselfish': Thunder's youth shows off its bright future in 119-106 win vs. Trail Blazers

Thunder center Nerlens Noel rose in front of the rim and swatted Anfernee Simons’s shot to the ground. OKC rookie Darius Bazley...

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'He’s such a cerebral player': Chris Paul dazzles in Thunder's blowout win against Trail Blazers

Chris Paul looked to his left, then to his right, but Saturday night he was the Thunder’s best option on offense. Paul eased...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Trail Blazers

The Thunder snapped its three-game home losing streak with a 119-106 win against the Trail Blazers on Saturday night at...

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Thunder: Danilo Gallinari, Terrance Ferguson listed as out against Trail Blazers

Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari will rest Saturday night against the Trail Blazers, according to the latest injury report.

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Thunder vs. Trail Blazers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Trail Blazers at Thunder When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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Bam Adebayo and Heat overwhelm Thunder, dealing OKC third consecutive home loss

Nerlens Noel thought he recorded a clean block. Billy Donovan agreed. But referee Scott Wall blew his whistle and called a...

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Thunder's first-quarter slump continues in 115-108 loss to Heat

The Thunder headed to the bench at the end of the first quarter already in a 14-point hole. In what would become a 115-108...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Bam! Heat knocks out OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 115-108 loss to the Heat

The Thunder lost 115-108 to the Heat Friday, extending its home losing streak to three games.

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Injury update: Nerlens Noel available, Steven Adams out vs. Miami

Thunder center Nerlens Noel will be available for the Thunder’s game against the Heat Friday, OKC coach Billy Donovan announced...

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Thunder allows the fewest foul shots per game — by a wide margin

The Thunder limits its fouls and thus maximizes its victory opportunities

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'Keep enjoying the ride': Chris Paul and Thunder happy to see where second half of NBA season takes them

Chris Paul didn’t know the Thunder had reached the halfway point in the season until he stepped into the practice facility...

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Thunder vs. Heat lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Heat at Thunder When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse...

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Thunder: Chris Paul reacts to groundbreaking WNBA agreement

Thunder point guard Chris Paul, president of the NBA Players Association, has been passionate in his support of the WNBA.

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Thunder: Hamidou Diallo willing to defend Slam Dunk Contest crown if healthy

Hamidou Diallo soared over Shaquille O'Neal in the defining moment of the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Diallo was crowned the...

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Thunder: Steven Adams, Nerlens Noel to be reevaluated Friday

Thunder centers Steven Adams and Nerlens Noel will be reevaluated Friday to determine their availability for the Thunder's home...

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CP3, Gallinari, SGA and Schroder all get A's in midseason report card

The Thunder is playing above expectations, which means high grades at the midseason mark

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Canada Dry

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'We just kept fighting': Thunder again resilient but can't come back from 30-point hole vs. Raptors

The Thunder’s valiant comeback fell short and some fans headed for the exits. Then about 25 Earth minutes later, the Thunder’s...

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Raptors coach Nick Nurse reflects on time with Oklahoma Storm

Before becoming an NBA champion head coach, Nick Nurse spent two seasons (2001 and 2005) in Enid with the USBL’s Oklahoma...

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Raptors too strong in the end, Thunder comeback fails

Terrance Ferguson stepped backward under Pascal Siakam’s weight. The Raptors forward inched Ferguson into the low post, where...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's loss to the Raptors

The Thunder fell to the Raptors 130-121 Wednesday night in a thrilling near comeback. Here are five takeaways from the game:

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Kevin Durant's Twitter war with Kendrick Perkins is quite revealing

Durant still not comfortable with his decision to join Golden State

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Injury update: Nerlens Noel, Abdel Nader out vs. Toronto

On Wednesday afternoon, the team listed center Nerlens Noel (left ankle sprain) and wing Abdel Nader (left ankle sprain) as out...

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Makeshift Thunder group has formed NBA's highest-rated lineup

One is a surefire hall of famer. One, a longtime fan favorite. Another is an Atlanta castoff amid a career year. Two arrived...

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Thunder: Justin Patton records highest-scoring game in G League this season

Thunder center Justin Patton, on assignment with the Oklahoma City Blue, scored a career-high 45 points Tuesday night against...

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Thunder vs. Raptors lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Raptors at Thunder When: 7 p.m., Wednesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's historic game

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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SGA records 99th 20/20/10 game in NBA history

Gilgeous-Alexander joins the likes of Wilt Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander joins Thunder triple-double club in win against Timberwolves

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander passed to Dennis Schroder, and the ensuing swish was historic. Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Paul...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 117-104 win at Minnesota

The Thunder beat the Timberwolves 117-104 Monday, with a boost from Shai Gilgeous Alexander's triple-double.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Losing to the Lakers on a starless night

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Nerlens Noel out against Timberwolves

Nerlens Noel is listed as out for the Thunder's game Monday night against the Timberwolves. Noel has missed the last four games...

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Former Blue guard Alex Caruso has become a cult hero in Los Angeles

Alex Caruso stepped onto the court, and scattered cheers sounded around Chesapeake Energy Arena. It wasn’t clear who cheered....

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Thunder at Timberwolves lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Timberwolves When: 7 p.m., Monday Where: Target Center, Minneapolis TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse...

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Thunder: Does Paul George make the Thunder all-decade team?

Kevin Durant, 2009-16: Those were the days, my friend. Russell Westbrook, 2009-19: The people’s choice. Steven Adams,...

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Thunder journal: LeBron James, Anthony Davis sidelined during OKC's 125-110 loss to Lakers

The Lakers were without their two biggest stars Saturday at OKC. LeBron James was out with flu-like symptoms, while Anthony...

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Marc Stein: The NBA elite are now from everywhere

It was at the 2018 All-Star Game in Los Angeles that I asked Steve Nash, one of the foremost imports in NBA history, if the...

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What will the '20s hold for the Thunder, Sooners and Cowboys?

When the 2010s arrived, the Thunder was 41-73 in its Oklahoma City history and Jeff Green was considered a better prospect than...

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'We let them get comfortable': Thunder can't dig out of hole in 125-110 loss to short-handed Lakers

Chants of “Kuuuuz” could have been confused for boos, but the deep and drawn-out tones were celebratory for those clad in...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 125-110 loss to the Lakers

Chesapeake Energy Arena began emptying out with a couple minutes left in the the Thunder's 125-110 loss to the Lakers Saturday.

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Report: LeBron James out at OKC

LeBron James will miss the Lakers’ game at OKC on Saturday, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported earlier that afternoon, due...

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'I'd like to keep him': Russell Westbrook's return set up reunions throughout the 'Peake

In case Russell Westbrook couldn’t get to her, Betty Elder had a backup plan. Elder, 93, has worked the same door in the...

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Berry Tramel: Westbrook return a stark contrast to Kevin Durant's return

Everyone, including the Rockets, had to enjoy the Westbrook welcome

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Thunder vs. Lakers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Lakers When: 7 p.m., Saturday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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Thunder: Paul honors former teammates in court dedication

Chris Paul stood in the middle of a vibrant court with waves of blue, yellow, red and purple. The words “family first, family...

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Thunder: Chris Paul honors former Hornets teammates in court dedication

Chris Paul stood in the middle of a vibrant court with waves of blue, yellow, red and purple. The words “family first, family...

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Thunder: Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins trade Twitter jabs during Russell Westbrook return

Russell Westbrook was in the middle of his homecoming game in Oklahoma City on Thursday night when a Twitter beef broke out...

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Thunder: Nerlens Noel out for Lakers game

Thunder center Nerlens Noel will not play Saturday night against the Lakers, coach Billy Donovan said after practice Friday.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: The Return of Russ

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder players reflect on wearing new 'City' uniforms

Thunder players ran onto the court in unfamiliar colors: charcoal and gold.

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'It’s always fun to play against the best': Dennis Schroder relishes his chance to guard Russell Westbrook

Dennis Schroder called Terrance Ferguson over. “You got him?” Schroder asked as he trailed James Harden. They had time to...

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'I felt like I was home': Russell Westbrook's return to OKC a perfect night for Thunder

The cheers began when the video started. That meant we couldn’t easily hear some of the audio, but who cares? Russell Westbrook...

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'Thank you, Oklahoma!:' Russell Westbrook honors former home in return

Russell Westbrook strolled to the visitor's locker room at Chesapeake Energy Arena wearing all black and a shirt that...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Rockets

The Thunder beat the Rockets 113-92 Thursday night in Russell Westbrook’s return to Oklahoma City. Here are five takeaways from...

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Watch: Thunder honors Russell Westbrook with tribute video

Everyone in the building stood as the video board at Chesapeake Energy Arena went dark just before the visiting Rockets were...

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Thunder: Russell Westbrook wears 'Thank you, Oklahoma' on shirt

Russell Westbrook strolled to the visitor's locker room at Chesapeake Energy Arena wearing a shirt that paid tribute to his...

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Thunder: Danilo Gallinari available for Rockets game, Nerlens Noel out

Danilo Gallinari and Nerlens Noel are listed as out for the Thunder's 8:30 p.m. Thursday game against the Rockets.

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Thunder: Why interview shenanigans, post-game handshakes have replaced arguing calls, walking on eggshells

With sweat still beading on his brow, Chris Paul was talking about what most pleased him in a hard-fought, New-Year’s-Eve...

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Ex-Thunder player Enes Kanter planning charter school in OKC

Former Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter intends to open a charter school in the metro area. Kanter, who now plays for...

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'Nobody else can do what I can do': How the Thunder has approached guarding Russell Westbrook this season

Russell Westbrook sat back in his chair, his shadow floating next to the Thunder logo behind him. “Nobody else can do what I...

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'Why not us?:' Russell Westbrook was source of hope for Thunder fans

When Russell Westbrook finishes his pregame handshake routine, he’ll walk across the halfcourt line. And that’s when Susan...

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Thunder vs. Rockets lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Rockets at Thunder When: 8:30 p.m., Thursday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: TNT (Cox 31/HD 730; Dish 138;...

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'Thank you for everything, Russ:' Thunder fans weigh in on Russell Westbrook's return to OKC

The Oklahoman, ahead of Russell Westbrook’s return, asked Thunder fans to submit responses on what Westbrook meant to them, the...

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Thunder: Ticket prices soar for Russell Westbrook return game

Russell Westbrook's much-anticipated return to Oklahoma City has sent ticket prices soaring on the secondary market.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Chris Paul scorches Nets

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder to underwrite admission to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum once a month in 2020

Jan. 25 will be the first date that the Thunder will underwrite admission to the museum.

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Berry Tramel: The Russell Westbrook/Chris Paul trade has been a bonanza for the Thunder

Russell Westbrook preferred Houston. When Paul George asked for a trade to the Clippers, and Sam Presti received a king’s...

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Paul George expects 'nonstop cheering' for Russell Westbrook in OKC return

Paul George expects "nonstop cheering" for Russell Westbrook, who will return to Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday night...

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'He never really gets rattled': Chris Paul delivers in clutch again for Thunder in 111-103 win at Nets

Chris Paul flashed a rare mid-game smile. He had just gone up against two Nets defenders and won. Paul dribbled in from the...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Nets

The Thunder closed its four-game road trip with a third victory. The Thunder beat the Nets 111-103 in overtime Tuesday night in...

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Russell Westbrook on OKC return: 'That place is always going to be special to me'

"That place is always going to be special to me because I grew up there," Westbrook told reporters in Houston on Monday.

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Thunder at Nets lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Nets When: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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Thunder: Danilo Gallinari, Nerlens Noel out for Nets game

Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari will not play Tuesday night against the Nets. Gallinari is listed as out with a right calf...

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'I just get a little chill thinking about it': Thunder uniforms honor bombing victims, educate new generation

Ryan Whicher is ecstatic the Thunder-Rockets game will be nationally televised Thursday night. It’s not because he lives in...

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Thunder: Steven Adams wins battle with Joel Embiid, but 76ers snap Thunder's streak

The intent was right, as was the timing. But as Steven Adams rose with his right hand to dunk home Chris Paul’s missed layup,...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Streak snapped in Philadelphia

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 120-113 loss at Philadelphia

The Thunder suffered its first loss of the new year, falling 120-113 at Philadelphia.

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Russell Westbrook likely to be available for Thunder game

Westbrook's rest schedule will change this week in a move that will set him up to face the Thunder.

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Surprise: Thunder bench contributing to team's success

Cavaliers forward Alfonzo McKinnie, immediately realizing his mistake, hunched and rested his hands on his knees. Thunder guard...

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Thunder at 76ers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at 76ers When: 6 p.m., Monday Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Injury update: Nerlens Noel out for Thunder at Philadelphia

Noel sprained his left ankle in the third quarter of the Thunder’s 121-106 win at Cleveland Saturday.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Crushing the Cavs

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Russell Westbrook's return to face Thunder promises to be nothing but entertaining

Russell Westbrook returns to Oklahoma City this week. You won’t recognize him until just before tipoff Thursday night, if...

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Thunder rookie Darius Bazley returns to native Ohio, steps up in 121-106 win vs. Cavaliers

Darius Bazley shuffled alongside Kevin Love, the Thunder rookie tracking the Cavaliers veteran. As Love leaped toward the rim,...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Cavaliers

The Thunder, in rare form Saturday night, logged a win that lacked drama. Oklahoma City beat Cleveland 121-106 at Rocket...

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'Just a classy dude': Nerlens Noel first got to know Thunder coach Billy Donovan on the recruiting trail

The first time Billy Donovan saw Nerlens Noel play basketball, the lanky center was in high school. Donovan, then head coach...

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Thunder vs. Cavaliers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Cavaliers When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Streak continues in San Antonio

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander flashes new tricks as Thunder tops Spurs

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander stepped back, eluding Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, and swished a 3-pointer. The Thunder guard took...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 109-103 win at San Antonio

The Thunder pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Spurs 109-103. As he's done time and time again, veteran guard Chris...

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Thunder: Billy Donovan named Western Conference Coach of the Month

Billy Donovan, who led the Thunder to an 11-4 record in December, was named Western Conference Coach of the Month on Thursday.

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Thunder players low on fan All-Star voting

No Thunder player cracked the Top-10 in either position group. The Mavericks’ Luka Doncic grabbed an early lead in the Western...

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'You’ve got to go get it': How the Thunder has become big-time crunch-time closer

A few nights back, halftime of the Thunder game came at dinnertime in my house. I decided to watch the second half later, doing...

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David Stern, transformative NBA leader, dies at 77

David Stern, who during a 30-year run as commissioner of the National Basketball Association masterminded its transformation...

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Reaction to the death of former NBA Commissioner David Stern

Reaction from the basketball world and beyond to the death of former NBA Commissioner David Stern on Wednesday at age 77: "For...

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'Quantum' leap from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has Thunder guard ranking among top NBA sophomores

Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle summarized Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s leap in production from his rookie to his sophomore season...

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David Stern is 'the central figure in the success' of the NBA in OKC, says Thunder chairman Clay Bennett

The point man for Oklahoma City’s wild NBA adventure is neither Russell Westbrook nor Chris Paul. Westbrook, the face of the...

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Thunder at Spurs lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Spurs When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Thunder chairman Clay Bennett releases statement on passing of former NBA commissioner David Stern

David Stern, who served as NBA commissioner for 30 years, died Wednesday at the age of 77, the league announced.

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Thunder leads the Western Conference in the month of December

Among Western Conference teams, the Thunder claimed the best record in the month of December.

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Thunder three point guard lineup defies preseason expectations

The Thunder's three point guard lineup has the best offensive rating (127.1) of any three-player lineup in the NBA that has...

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Thunder: Chris Paul leads the NBA in clutch points

Thunder guard Chris Paul leads the league with 91 clutch points this season.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Closing the decade with a win

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Top 10 most-read Oklahoman.com articles in 2019

Can you believe 2019 is over and done with? While taking a look at The Oklahoman's most-read articles of the year, it's clear...

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Thunder reinforcements come up clutch in win against Mavericks

The Thunder was close to full strength Tuesday night. Danilo Gallinari, Dennis Schroder and Hamidou Diallo returned from...

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'We just did a better job': Defense, Chris Paul's big fourth quarter lead to Thunder win vs. Mavericks

The matchup played to Luka Doncic’s favor. The Mavericks’ early MVP candidate was facing Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari, who...

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Winter Thunderland: OKC players help out snow tubers at ballpark

Oklahoma City Thunder player Shai Gilgeous-Alexander helps a rider get started down a slope next to Darius Bazley, left, during...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Mavericks

The Thunder came from behind to beat the Mavericks 106-101 Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Here are five takeaways...

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Thunder: Danilo Gallinari, Dennis Schroder, Hamidou Diallo return from injuries

The Thunder will be close to full strength Tuesday night against the Mavericks.

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Thunder's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander ranks his three 32-point performances

TORONTO — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander exhaled for dramatic effect before ranking his three 32-point performances. “This one might...

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Thunder vs. Mavericks lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Mavericks at Thunder When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD...

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Thunder: Steven Adams reflects on departures of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook on The Lowe Post podcast

Thunder center Steven Adams was the latest guest on The Lowe Post podcast, hosted by ESPN's Zach Lowe.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Homecoming King

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Raptors honor Canadians Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Luguentz Dort

Thunder guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luguentz Dort were honored in a tribute video Sunday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Thunder hosting 12th consecutive New Year's Eve game

The Thunder will host its 12th consecutive New Year's Eve game Tuesday night.

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Thunder journal: OKC weathers loss of Dennis Schroder in win at Toronto

TORONTO -- Thunder coach Billy Donovan stood by his decision to play Dennis Schroder in the Thunder’s overtime win at Charlotte...

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Shai Gilegous-Alexander makes history in Thunder win at Toronto

TORONTO — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander just wanted a sip of water before facing the media ahead of his homecoming game on Sunday....

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Raptors

The Thunder beat the Raptors 98-97 Sunday night in Toronto. Here are five takeaways from the game:

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Thunder faces the Raptors without two of its top 3 scorers

Between Danilo Gallinari (18 points per game) and Dennis Schroder (18.4), the Thunder is missing two of its top three scorers.

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Thunder: LiAngelo Ball joins Oklahoma City Blue as practice player

LiAngelo Ball, the middle brother of Lonzo and LaMelo Ball, has joined the Oklahoma City Blue as a practice player, a Thunder...

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The decade’s best and worst (sorry, Knicks)

The NBA stuffed a lot into the last 10 years. It was a decade bookended by the first forays into free agency for LeBron James...

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Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander makes rare return to play his hometown team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander faced a choice this summer. Would he accept the Canadian national team’s invitation...

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Thunder vs. Raptors lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Raptors When: 5 p.m. Sunday Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Injury update: Thunder lists Dennis Schroder as out at Toronto

Led by point guard Dennis Schroder, the Thunder reserves have outscored opponents’ benches 24 times this season.

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Darius Bazley roots for OU: The Thunder rookie and Kendrick Perkins bet $500 on the Peach Bowl

“I got Oklahoma winning it all,” read a post on Darius Bazley's verified Twitter account Saturday morning.

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Thunder: Dennis Schroder fined for making contact with an official

Thunder point guard Dennis Schroder has been fined $25,000 for intentionally making contact with an official Friday night in...

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'Keep fighting': Thunder wins fourth straight clutch time game in two weeks

The Thunder’s 104-102 overtime win at Charlotte was its 23rd clutch time game this season, the most of any team in the NBA.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Breaking through in Charlotte

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'That’s what we need to hang our hat on': Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's defense lifts Thunder to 104-102 overtime win at Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Shai Gilgeoous-Alexander shuffled along the baseline, one arm extended straight up, as Hornets guard Devonte’...

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Thunder journal: Filling the hole left by Danilo Gallinari's injury

CHARLOTTE — Even when Danilo Gallinari isn’t shooting the ball well, the threat of his shot heating up spaces the floor. The...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Hornets

The Thunder, on the second night of a back-to-back, beat the Hornets 104-102 in overtime Friday night in Charlotte.

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Thunder at Hornets lineups, tip-off time and TV info

UP NEXT Thunder at Hornets When: 6 p.m., Friday Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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'Find ways to win': The Thunder hits the road without Danilo Gallinari

Even when Danilo Gallinari isn’t shooting the ball well, the threat of his shot heating up spaces the floor.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Comeback stopped short in Grizzlies' return

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Grizzlies' young core shines, not allowing for deja vu to repeat

Darius Bazley crouched in his stance and tried to contain Brandon Clarke. It was rookie on rookie, and a matchup that...

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Thunder journal: Danilo Gallinari will not travel to Charlotte, Toronto

Thunder power forward Danilo Gallinari (left ankle soreness) will not return until after the Thunder's next road trip at the...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 110-97 loss to the Grizzlies

The Thunder lost 110-97 to the Grizzlies Thursday, following a similar script to the last time these two teams played each other.

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Injury update: Danilo Gallinari out for Thunder vs. Grizzlies

Thunder power forward Danilo Gallinari (left ankle soreness) will miss OKC's game against Memphis Thursday, the Thunder announced.

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Thunder vs. Grizzlies lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Grizzlies When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD...

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Noel, Noel: A Thunder center’s quest for ‘the right type of eggnog’

Nerlens Noel’s master plan has a hitch. In order to carry Hood golden eggnog back with him from Charlotte on the Thunder’s next...

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Serge Ibaka can’t stop thinking about being that hungry kid in Africa

TORONTO — When Serge Ibaka made his annual summer trip home to the Republic of Congo, his itinerary was similar to that of his...

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Chris Paul not surprised at Thunder's position

Chris Paul wiped the sweat from his eyes after practice Monday and answered a question he seemed to be waiting for.

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Fan voting opens for NBA All-Star game

Christmas marked the beginning of fan voting for the 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago.

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Berry Tramel: From motorcycles to Santa Claus, these stories will revive the Christmas spirit

A Christmas story, circa 2000s: Attorney John McShane handled all of his friend’s many divorces. When McShane’s own marriage...

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With Thunder's streak of Christmas Day games ending, players 'excited' to spend time with family

Nerlens Noel thinks back to his childhood, sitting by his Christmas tree and flipping the channel to a basketball game. “After...

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Billy Donovan: Comebacks have helped the Thunder build 'chemistry'

When the Thunder came back from an 18-point deficit to beat the Clippers Sunday, it became one of just two teams that had...

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The ghost of Christmas Day games past: A look back at almost a decade of Thunder matchups

For the first time since 2009, OKC is absent from the NBA Christmas Day lineup.

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Schroder beats a Thunder-crowded field to win player of the week

Quite a week for the Thunder, and Schroder led the way

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Thunder: Dennis Schroder building strong case for NBA Sixth Man of the Year

Dennis Schroder and Lou Williams traded baskets in a flash. A Williams finger roll. A Schroder step-back jumper. Another...

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Thunder: Billy Donovan's coach's challenge record improves to 5-4

OKC coach Billy Donovan won a momentum-swinging coach’s challenge in the fourth quarter of the Thunder’ 118-112 upset of the...

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Thunder injury update: Danilo Gallinari sits out of light practice

The Thunder has three days between games, which factored into the team’s decision to sit Danilo Gallianri (left ankle soreness)...

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Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander shows why Paul George trade was a blessing

In the middle of a rip-roaring game, a wildly entertaining shootout in which the Thunder rallied from another huge deficit...

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Thunder Buddies: Upsetting the Clippers in PG's return to OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Dennis Schroder named Player of the Week

Thunder guard Dennis Schroder has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week, the NBA announced Monday.

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'One of the best defenders around': Terrance Ferguson defends Paul George in Thunder win over Clippers

Before setting up for tip-off, Paul George slapped hands with Terrance Ferguson, and the two embraced at half court. The...

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'Just unstoppable:' Shai Gilgeous-Alexander matches career high against former Clippers team

Doc Rivers was disappointed when he knew Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had to be included in the trade that brought Paul George to...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Clippers

The Thunder beat the Clippers 118-112 Sunday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was Oklahoma City's fifth consecutive home...

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Clippers' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Thunder game

Kawhi Leonard will not play Sunday night at the Thunder, the Clippers announced before the game.

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Thunder vs. Clippers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Clippers When: 6 p.m., Sunday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma, NBA TV (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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'Thanks for all those draft picks:' How Thunder fans will welcome Paul George in his return to Oklahoma City

Thankful indifference is an odd combination of emotions, but it roughly describes how a passionate base of Thunder fans feel...

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'I grew up here': Suns assistant Mark Bryant visits OKC after over a decade in the Thunder organization

Sam Presti came to appreciate the effectiveness of five words in his early years as a general manager. “Do you really think...

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OKC Central blog: Good still overcomes tragedy and fear

A decade has  passed since I first met restaurateur Shaun Fiaconne. He quickly won the trust of the late Paseo visionary John...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Scorching the Suns

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Injury update: Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo is progressing without setbacks

On Nov. 25, the Thunder announced that Diallo (right elbow hyperextension sprain) would be evaluated in four to six weeks. The...

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Dennis Schroder's confidence is contagious in Thunder win over Suns

Dennis Schroder beelined to the Suns bench smiling and pointing behind him. There, his 3-point shot had fallen through the hoop...

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Thunder-Suns journal: Monty Williams reflects on first season with Chris Paul

Chris Paul spoke glowingly of Monty Williams and his basketball mind on Thursday, but Williams set things straight Friday night...

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's scoop shot is back, and the Thunder is back to .500

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drove the lane, didn’t quite get to the basket and thus had to improvise. That’s not necessarily a bad...

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Thunder GM Sam Presti's leadership program connecting with students

SPENCER — Twenty high school students sat before Oklahoma City Thunder General Manager Sam Presti on Friday. Not all of them...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Suns

The Thunder didn’t need a miraculous comeback to beat the Suns on Friday night. Here are five takeaways from Oklahoma City’s...

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Thunder vs. Suns lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Suns at Thunder When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Five observations as the NBA season hits the one-third mark

Twenty-two of the league’s 30 teams have played at least 27 games. A third of the regular season schedule, in other words, is...

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Former Thunder assistant Monty Williams returns to OKC as the Suns head coach

Like the Suns, Chris Paul has pulled through a losing streak with coach Monty Williams. In 2010, the New Orleans Hornets went...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Deja vu

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder players at Penn Square Mall during shooting, but team 'never in danger'

Oklahoma City Thunder players were attending a private movie screening at Penn Square Mall on Thursday afternoon when a...

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Thunder: Chris Paul, Ja Morant swap jerseys

Ja Morant sat in the visitor's locker room in Oklahoma City with Chris Paul's No. 3 Thunder jersey folded behind him.

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Thunder recalls Deonte Burton from OKC Blue

The Thunder has recalled Deonte Burton from the Oklahoma City Blue, general manager Sam Presti announced Thursday in a release.

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Chris Paul buys his Thunder teammates custom suits and even gets Steven Adams to wear one

Steven Adams, who wears sweat pants, camouflage and flip flops to practically every game, was the headliner of the pregame...

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Thunder makes history in comeback win against Grizzlies

It was all a blur, and all too familiar. Two nights after erasing a 26-point deficit to beat the Bulls, the Thunder fell...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's 126-122 win against the Grizzlies

OKC pulled off its second over-20-point comeback in as many games. Here are five takeaways from the game:

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Thunder trade primer: Who could be on the move?

The NBA trade deadline is 50 days away, and the Thunder is standing on unique ground between back-end playoff contention and...

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Chris Paul Family Foundation sponsors holiday shopping spree for kids in Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Thunder guard’s foundation sponsored $100 Target shopping sprees for 100 children.

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Thunder vs. Grizzlies lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Grizzlies When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722,...

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Why the Thunder's turnovers against Chicago were more costly in the first half than in the second

The Thunder was prepared for the Bulls to try to force turnovers Monday. Chicago leads the NBA in forced turnovers (18.7 per...

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Report: Banned Utah Jazz fan sues Russell Westbrook

The fan who engaged in a heated exchange with Russell Westbrook in March is suing the Utah Jazz and Westbrook, The Salt Lake...

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'There's nothing like it': Chris Paul faces two former members of Team CP3 in Thunder comeback

Coby White and Wendell Carter Jr. both played for the Paul-sponsored Team CP3 in the AAU circuit.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Shocking Chicago

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'It’s tough sitting on the bench with a suit on': Terrance Ferguson gives Thunder a spark in return

Terrance Ferguson returned to the starting lineup Monday night after missing the previous five games with right hip soreness....

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'We just had to figure it out': How the Thunder tied the largest rally in team history to stun the Bulls

Jim Boylen put both hands on top of his head as the ball bounced directly into Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s hands. The Bulls coach...

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'Nobody’s surprised about that': Chris Paul has his finest hour with Thunder in epic 26-point rally

Chris Paul splashed a three from the top of the key. Then after running down a long rebound, he splashed another deep one....

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Bulls

The Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Bulls 109-106 Monday night. Here are five takeaways from the game:

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Thunder: Terrance Ferguson available to play Monday

Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson is available to play Monday against the Bulls after missing the last five games with right hip...

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Thunder: NBA trade restrictions have been lifted, but how soon could deals come?

Russell Westbrook was traded to the Houston Rockets 158 days ago in a deal that brought Chris Paul to Oklahoma City. Not since...

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Thunder vs. Bulls lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Bulls at Thunder When: 7 p.m., Monday Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV...

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Thunder: Mike Muscala has become an option at power forward

OKC has primarily used Muscala at center this season, but he and Steven Adams spent 20 minutes on the floor together this week.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Defeat in Denver marks end of road

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Chris Paul moves into No. 8 on all-time NBA steals list

In the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s 110-102 loss at Denver Saturday, Chris Paul recorded his 2,163rd career steal.

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'We couldn’t overcome those things': Slow start, defensive lapses plague Thunder in 110-102 loss at Nuggets

DENVER — Dennis Schroder gathered his teammates in the lane, and the five Thunder reserves stood with their arms wrapped around...

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'Student of the game' Paul catches two games in Denver

DENVER — For the second time in three days, Chris Paul entered the Pepsi Center on Saturday. This time, he was there to face...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's loss to the Nuggets

The Thunder completed its four-game road trip with a 110-102 loss to the Nuggets on Saturday night in Denver.

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Thunder: Abdel Nader displays consistency in increased role

Abdel Nader enters the Thunder’s game against the Nuggets Saturday leading the team in 3-point percentage (46.7).

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'Same dude': The Thunder played a large in Jerami Grant's NBA development

DENVER — Jerami Grant smiled sheepishly as he returned to his locker from the cold tub. He apologized for taking so long after...

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Thunder vs. Nuggets lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Nuggets When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: Pepsi Center, Denver TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751...

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Thunder: Terrance Ferguson to miss fifth game for right hip soreness

Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson will be sidelined for the Thunder’s game at Denver Saturday, OKC coach Billy Donovan announced...

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'Steven is so selfless': Thunder center Steven Adams flexes his passing muscles

The Thunder is preparing to face one of the NBA’s best passing big men, Nuggets center Nikola Jokic. But unlike other years,...

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Athens in August: Thunder coach Billy Donovan took an international trip to get to know Danilo Gallinari

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With only about 36 hours in Athens, Greece, Billy Donovan spent much of his trip in the hotel and...

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Thunder waives Devon Hall, signs Kevin Hervey

On a two-way contract, Devon Hall, 24, played with both the Thunder and its G League affiliate to begin this season.

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'It's unfortunate': Thunder drops winnable game at Sacramento

After upsetting Portland and Utah in the first two games of a four-game road trip, the Thunder (11-13) lost to the opponent...

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'Shooting it with confidence': Abdel Nader provides boost in Thunder loss to Kings

Abdel Nader scored a career-high five 3-pointers in the Thunder's 94-93 loss at Sacramento.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Kings call checkmate

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder journal: OKC vs. Sacramento moves at different pace

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Marvin Bagley III made his first appearance Wednesday since the Kings season opener. De’Aaron Fox has been...

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Thunder: Chris Paul has changed the way Shai Gilgeous-Alexander thinks about defense

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Chris Paul was sick of answering questions about Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s offensive production three...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's loss to the Kings

Oklahoma City’s three-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night in Sacramento. Here are five takeaways from the Thunder’s...

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Thunder and Kings game won't be the foot race it was last season

Entering play Wednesday, the Kings ranked last in the NBA in pace (97.98 possessions per 48 minutes), per NBA.com.

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Rookie Lu Dort gives Thunder defensive boost when it needs it the most

SALT LAKE CITY – Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell paused just beyond half court, dribbling in place as he examined Luguentz Dort....

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Thunder vs. Kings lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Kings When: 9 p.m., Wednesday Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Thunder: Danilo Gallinari available for Kings game

Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari has been listed as available to play Wednesday night at Sacramento.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Schroder rolls in Salt Lake City

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Thunder: Steven Adams took a charge, and he wants you to know it

In the locker room after the Thunder’s 104-90 win over the Jazz Tuesday, Adams fielded questions about playing the role of...

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Thunder: PETA names Chris Paul the 2019 Most Animal-Friendly Athlete

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced its 14th annual Libby Awards Tuesday.

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Thunder playoff chances improved by sluggish Western Conference

The NBA's Eastern Conference has a winning record vs. West

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'The thing I love about Dennis...': Schroder stars in Thunder rout of Jazz, even in reserve role

SALT LAKE CITY — Vivint Smart Home Arena vibrated with the boos. The Jazz fans jeered at Dennis Schroder, from the rafters to...

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Thunder journal: Darius Bazley earns first NBA start

SALT LAKE CITY – Thunder Rookie Darius Bazley made his first NBA start Monday, while Danilo Gallinari (left ankle sprain) was...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Jazz

The Thunder picked up perhaps its most impressive win of the season Monday night, beating the Jazz 104-90 in Salt Lake City....

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Danilo Gallinari out for Thunder at Jazz

The Thunder added Danilo Gallinari to its injury list Monday. He will miss OKC’s game at Utah, due to a left ankle sprain.

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Thunder makes move up Western Conference standings

If the season ended Sunday night, the Thunder would be in the playoffs.

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Payback in Portland

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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'We just stayed the course': How the Thunder figured out how to win in Portland

PORTLAND — Thunder center Mike Muscala’s 3-pointer in the final seconds of the game fell through the hoop to almost complete...

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Thunder journal: Terrance Ferguson misses second consecutive game with hip contusion

PORTLAND — For the second consecutive game, Abdel Nader started in Terrance Ferguson’s (right hip soreness) place Sunday. "We...

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Thunder vs. Jazz lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder at Jazz When: 8 p.m., Monday Where: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City TV: FSOK (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675,...

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Thunder: Chris Paul says officials 'trying to prove point' with delay of game technical

The Thunder was called for two delay of game violations in the first half Sunday night at Portland. The second led to a...

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Five takeaways from the Thunder's win against the Trail Blazers

The Thunder earned a 108-96 road win at Portland on Sunday night. Here are five takeaways from the game:

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Thunder lists Terrance Ferguson as out at Portland

The same injury sidelined Terrance Ferguson against the Timberwolves Friday. This season, the defensive stopper is averaging 26...

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'Go back to being Shai': Trainer reminds Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to be himself

Olin Simplis promised Shai Gilgeous-Alexander two weeks ago that this was the last basketball-related text message of the...

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Thunder vs. Trail Blazers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

Thunder vs. Trail Blazers When: 8 p.m. Sunday Where: Moda Center, Portland TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, DirecTV 675, U-verse...

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'I've never seen that before': How a steal, technical, pass and hug defined an epic Thunder comeback

The final seconds of regulation unfolded in a flurry Friday night in Oklahoma City. Here’s a closer look at the plays that...

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Thunder Buddies Podcast: Prayer answered against Timberwolves

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our...

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Chris Paul alerted referees to Jordan Bell's untucked jersey in Thunder comeback win

The untucked jersey was costly, and Paul knew exactly what he was doing.

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Thunder journal: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finds his shot in OT win against Timberwolves

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander held his hand in the air as his 3-point jump shot fell through the basket to give the Thunder a...