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Thunder Girls Final Audition to Feature 32 Finalists

Oklahoma City, Monday, June 26, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the final audition for the 2017-18 Thunder
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32 minutes from now

Westbrook can put Thunder in rare company

Berry Tramel If Russell Westbrook wins the NBA’s most valuable player award Monday night, it will give the Thunder two MVPs in a four-season span.
Via Thunder Rumblings
25 minutes ago

Tune in to Watch Thunder Players at the NBA Awards

The NBA's MVP may very well reside in the state of Oklahoma. The world will find out if that's the case tonight.
Via NBA.com
35 minutes ago

Oklahoma City Thunder draft for need, select Terrance Ferguson

The Oklahoma City Thunder may finally have some outside shooting. Last Thursday, the team selected shooting guard Terrance Ferguson with the 21st pick in the NBA Draft. It is clear that General manager Sam Presti made this pick to address the Thunder’s biggest need. The Thunder ranked last in the league in outside shooting in 2017, making only 32.7% of their three-point attempts...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

OKC Thunder: How does Terrance Ferguson fit with team?

Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Thunder: Andre Roberson named NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Erik Horne Thunder guard/forward Andre Roberson was announced as a member of the NBA's All-Defensive Second Team on Monday. Roberson received 53 points in the voting process to earn a spot as one of two forwards on the second team.
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3 hours ago

Glen Davis: Blake Griffin should sign with Thunder or Celtics

Retired NBA power forward Glen Davis played his final two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers, and he thinks Lob City is a thing of the past. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin both opted out of their player options with the team, so it’s not exactly a huge leap in logic to conclude the Clippers as we know them are a thing of the past.Speaking with TMZ Sports, Davis revealed he believes...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Lunch Chat with Thunder writer Erik Horne

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Via Thunder Rumblings
6 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder receive okay grade from ESPN's Chad Ford

Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder WTLC Q&A: Which Thunder player will improve most next season?

On a young and talented roster, which Thunder will most improve next season? This week’s Thunder mailbag focuses on which Oklahoma City Thunder prospect will make the biggest leap forward next season. Being WTLC, we'll slant this question toward an Oklahoma City Thunder angle. Alex Abrines Following subtle yet defined improvement throughout a hopeful rookie campaign, former...
Via Welcome to Loud City
10 hours ago

Will the Oklahoma City Thunder clear up space for Blake Griffin?

A few days ago, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin opted out of his contract with the team to become a free agent. As one of two Clippers starters opting out of their contracts this year, there is doubt as to whether Blake will eventually resign with the team that he’s spent the past six seasons playing for. There are a couple teams that Blake could fit in with, one of...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant trolls haters by revealing new cupcake hat (PHOTO)

There was a time when Oklahoma City Thunder fans poked fun at Kevin Durant, claiming he was soft, and sticking a “cupcake” label on him. And then he came out and dominated the 2017 NBA Playoffs — saving his best for last in the Finals — capped off by his first title win and also Finals MVP honors. Still, Durant wants to make sure he remembers what the “scouting report...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 NBA Awards: The Gary Payton Award for best trash talk of the year

Monday night, the first televised NBA Awards show takes place. Finally, some two months after the end of the 2016-17 NBA regular season, we'll find out who takes home MVP, Rookie of the Year, Executive of the Year, Sixth Man, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and more. However, the annual honors bestowed on players, coaches and executives alike leave something to be...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Instagram account jabs Kevin Durant

The official Instagram account of Oklahoma City is still a bit cranky over Kevin Durant’s departure.The city’s official account wanted to remind its residents how easy it is to recycle their old magazines — and to offer an example, they posted a picture of Kevin Durant’s most recent Sports Illustrated cover celebrating his NBA title with the Golden State Warriors.It’s safe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Recent players selected with 21st pick in the NBA Draft

The Oklahoma City Thunder have the 21st pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. In the NBA Draft, there are usually only 10-15 players per year who have a major long-term impact. Most of these players are taken early on in the Draft. When the 21st pick comes, there usually aren’t many big names left on the board. This year’s draft is considered to be deep, but the odds will be against Thunder...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder ‘haven’t completely moved on’ from Durant departure

If you didn’t enjoy watching Kevin Durant win the NBA title with the Golden State Warriors, consider how the Oklahoma City Thunder must feel.ESPN’s Royce Young told Outside the Lines that, much as they’ve tried to distance themselves from the story, those associated with the Thunder organization are still not over Durant’s abrupt departure.“One member of the front office...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeopardy takes jab at Kevin Durant’s decision to join Warriors right before Game 5

Another day, another episode of Jeopardy! featuring a sports related question. And this one was particularly funny, especially because it came right before Game 5 of the NBA Finals.The clue:“After a loss to the Warriors in the 2016 Western Finals, this Thunder stud didn’t beat ’em, he joined ’em.”The answer is of course the Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant, as the...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Offseason Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder

Only five years ago it seemed like the Oklahoma City Thunder would have the run of the NBA for years. They made an earlier than expected NBA Finals run in 2012 around a team full of young talent. Injuries and trades took the team from title contender to mere playoff team, before they rebounded to push the Warriors to the brink in the 2016 Western Conference Finals. But things change...
Via RealGM - NBA
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter claims his father was arrested in Turkey

The unfortunate drama surrounding Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter and his home country of Turkey may have taken another turn on Friday. Kanter, like he has done throughout what is becoming an increasingly scary situation, took to Twitter to voice his concerns over the government of Turkey.Though, this time, the former lottery pick announced some rather disturbing news relating...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook decides to watch ‘Sister Act 2’ instead of Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Russell Westbrook and I have something in common, we both watched something other than the NBA Finals. We both had very different reasons for not watching and watched different things but we both seemed to have the same amount of apathy about the NBA Finals.Westbrook snap chatted that he was watching the Whoopi Goldberg film Sister Act 2. Westbrook had a very good reason why he wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook sings, rocks out at John Legend concert

Russell Westbrook and his wife, Nina, went to see John Legend in concert over the holiday weekend and it’s about as happy as we’ve seen the Thunder star in quite some time.He may not have the vocals like Legend, but he gave “all of him” (pun attempt) during the show and sang along with the pop legend. Russ posted some snaps of the festivities for his fans to see, and now...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Turkey: Kanter a member of terrorist group, issues warrant

The entire drama that unfolded surrounding Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter this past weekend has not necessarily died down.It was a major story around the world when Kanter was held in an airport in Romania after Turkey cancelled his passport. While the veteran was ultimately able to return to the States, he had some strong words for what appears to be an oppressive government...
Via Sportsnaut
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter wants to become American citizen

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is once again back in the United States after quite a hassle in Romania. Kanter also wants to call America his official home.“Right now I am country-less,” Kanter said, according to ESPN. “I am open to adoption definitely. I am going to try to become an American citizen. I have a green card. We will see if they can speed up the process...
Via The Comeback
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Romania's foreign minister defends Kanter being detained

Earlier this week, Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter took to Twitter with a video in which he claimed his passport had been cancelled by the Turkish embassy.In the video, Kanter suggested his political views — specifically, his criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan — were to blame for his detainment at Henri Coanda Airport. Kanter, who has also reportedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook announces birth of son on Instagram

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook made it very clear in his exit interview that his focus for the near future was on his impending son, Noah.Westbrook told the media that he was unsure about what he was going to do as far as his future in OKC goes, and that his focus was on his wife, helping her take care of baby Noah, when he comes.Well, he arrived on Tuesday. They say...
Via The Sports Daily
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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