It’s easy to see that the Oklahoma City Thunder hate to lose.
It’s not just the record that proves it either. It’s also the attitudes of the players and coaches.Read More
The Thunder’s “Big 3” put the NBA on notice in Wednesday night’s 115-104 win over the Phoenix Suns at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Russell Westbrook scored 31 points while Kevin Durant and James Harden dropped 30 apiece making them the first trio in the franchise since 1988 with three 30-point scorers in one game.Read More
Kendrich Perkins, Oklahoma City’s enforcer in the middle, has made an enormous impact since joining the team in February of 2011. The Thunder were a young and talented team in search of a physical presence down low before pulling the trigger on the trade that sent Jeff Green and Nenad Kristic to Boston for the Texas native and since then, nobody has pushed them around.Read More
The Thunder weren’t rolling early. They let the Lakers take an early 23-19 advantage after the first quarter, mostly due to poor shooting. Although the Thunder turned in a poor shooting performance in the final quarter, it was enough to pull out the victory. Harden, who was quiet most of the game, exploded in the fourth for nine points on 3-5 shooting and carried Oklahoma City to the finish line.Read More
The Oklahoma City Thunder unloaded a 72-point first half on route to a 119-104 victory over the Boston Celtics at the Chesapeake Energy Arena Wednesday.Read More
Kevin Durant’s first career high 51-point effort wasn’t all the Thunder dished out against Denver. Russell Westbrook finished with 40 points and nine assists and Serge Ibaka recorded his first career triple-double marking the first time in NBA history one team had a 50-point scorer, a 40-point scorer and a player with a triple-double in a single game.Read More
The Oklahoma City Thunder rode a 38-point, second quarter burst to a 110-87 victory against the Golden State Warriors at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City Friday night.Read More
The Oklahoma City Thunder survived a turnover-plagued game with a 101-91 victory against the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night in the Chesapeake Energy Arena.Read More
Sewing up a 5-year contract over the weekend didn’t slow Thunder guard Russell Westbrook down as Oklahoma City trounced the Detroit Pistons 99-79 at Chesapeake Energy Arena Monday night.Read More
After their win over the New York Knicks Saturday night inside the Chesapeake Energy Arena, the Oklahoma City Thunder finished a span of 13 games in 21 nights to open the season and the team still finds itself on top of the Western Conference.
Having won 11 of their 13 contests after the grueling start to [...]
A 37-point, third quarter outpour led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 108-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.Read More
As the Oklahoma City Thunder continue their 66-game, lockout-shortened season, it is becoming very apparent that James Harden is the NBA’s best sixth man.Read More
We all know how great the Oklahoma City Thunder has been in the open court. They get up and down the floor better than any team in the league and are nearly impossible to stop in the fast break. That’s a fine skill for a team to have, but in order to win a championship; they need to back it up with great half court play as well. That’s something the Thunder hasn’t done through the first seven games of the shortened season.Read More
Prototypical point guards like Chris Paul and Deron Williams are hard to come by in the NBA. Most players across the league would love to play with guys like that who distribute the ball much more than they score. However, with his unique set of skills, Russell Westbrook might be the diamond in the rough that only comes around once in a lifetime, and the Thunder will gladly take him.Read More
The biggest thing that sticks out when you stare down the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 66-game schedule, which is one of the toughest in the NBA, is the three Eastern Conference matchups with the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. They have to face three of the best teams in the East twice. It doesn’t [...]Read More
Everybody knows what the Thunder is all about on offense. Oklahoma City is obviously going to feature its two main scorers, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, with a plethora of role players. But this year, the focus should be on defense.Read More
The NBA work stoppage has been ongoing for the past three months and there is a strange agreement amongst most who cover the sport that there is no end in sight.Read More
The Oklahoma City Thunder selected Boston College guard Reggie Jackson with the 24th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft on Thursday, giving them a third point guard in a rotation that includes Russell Westbrook and Eric Maynor.
Jackson is a long and athletic player who can shoot the long and mid-range jumper. He also has the [...]