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Thunder offically sign Terrance Ferguson

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It’s been about a month in the making but the Oklahoma City Thunder signed Terrance Ferguson to a four year rookie contract on Thursday night. While the Thunder do not disclose their terms, it’s pretty understood it is the rookie scale and most likely the 120 percent mark up. Not many sign below or even at the…

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Thunder have room for Smart

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With the July 4 departure of Gordon Hayward from the Utah Jazz, the Boston Celtics are putting some key players on the team’s trading block to make room for the All-Star small forward. Celtics have been shopping Smart, Crowder & Bradley today as they try to clear room for Hayward. Story w/ @wojespn https://t.co/bzGpB4UCEj — Ramona…

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OKC signs Patrick Patterson

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed free agent forward Patrick Patterson to a three-year deal worth $16.4 million, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting. Oklahoma City used its full tax payer mid-level exception. The deal includes a player option on the third year. The Thunder finally got the stretch-power forward they have been searching for. This…

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Taj Gibson signs with Timberwolves

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Taj Gibson has agreed to a two year, $28 Million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, as Shams Charania and The Vertical first reported. Free agent Taj Gibson has agreed to a two-year, $28M deal with Minnesota, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2017 Gibson will meet up with his former…

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Rudy Gay, Thunder no deal yet

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While Enes Kanter sent out cryptic tweets saying Rudy Gay was at least in Oklahoma City. He never actually said the Oklahoma City Thunder were signing and Gay. However, Gay left Oklahoma City on Sunday morning and no deal was struck. Sources: Rudy Gay is leaving OKC visit today, sides still searching for financial path…

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Thunder exercise Jerami Grant’s team option

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On Saturday, the Oklahoma City Thunder decided to pick up Jerami Grant‘s team option, keeping him in Oklahoma City another year. Had the Thunder declined Grant’s option, that would have allowed him to become a restricted free agent, signing with any team he desires, but leaving Oklahoma City with an opportunity to match. Grant, 23,…

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Andre Roberson named 2nd Team Defensive All-NBA

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Andre Roberson was named to the All-Defensive Second Team NBA squad. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward received three first team votes to go along with 47 second team votes. Joining Roberson on the second team is Tony Allen from the Memphis Grizzlies, Danny Green from the San Antonio Spurs, Anthony Davis from the New Orleans…

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Draft Prospectus: Terrance Ferguson

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With only a few days to go until the NBA Draft, we’re going to break down a few mock draft selections for the Thunder. We’ve already done six, Semi Ojeleye, Luke Kinnard, Jawun Evans, Harry Giles, Justin Jackson, OG Anunoby, Derrick White, and TJ Leaf.We’re going to break down a couple more. Stay with us as the NBA…

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Offseason: Thunder draft pick

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have the 21st pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. This particular draft is one experts across the world predict to be one of the deeper pools of talent in recent years. There is no reason Oklahoma City can’t improve upon its 47-win season last year with this draft pick. It is important…

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The Offseason: Potential free agents

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We’re in the midst of a multi-part series into the Oklahoma City Thunder’s off-season situation. On Thursday, we broke down the remaining roster spots. Today, we’re going to hit on who could be on the outs. We’re about to venture into a multi-part series into the Oklahoma City Thunder’s off-season situation. Today we’re going to…

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Thunder Digits: Season over for the good guys

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The Oklahoma City Thunder eliminated by the Houston Rockets 4-1 in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Here are some keys to the game. 13 Oklahoma City fouled Houston while shooting a three-pointer 13 times in the series. Houston has officially mastered the art of drawing contact off a screen while shooting from…

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Russell Westbrook chose to lead his way

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Russell Westbrook divided the basketball world with a polarizing answer to a question posed by the Daily Oklahoman’s Berry Trammel after Sunday’s Game 4 loss to the Houston Rockets. Entire back and forth pic.twitter.com/Kg4uxFGc3q — Thunder Digest (@Thunder_Digest) April 23, 2017 Divided being the keyword. Many applauded Westbrook’s attempt to use the podium as a stage…

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Playoff Thunder digits: Oklahoma City loses another nail-biter in Game 4

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The Oklahoma City Thunder lost a tough one at home in Game 4 against the Houston Rockets, making the series 3-1 in Houston’s favor. It was a back and forth battle in the fourth quarter with the Rockets prevailing after a wacky ending. Here are some interesting numbers from today’s game: 14 Oklahoma City was…

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Five Thoughts: Good and bad Roberson

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Oklahoma City fell in a 3-1 hole after its 113-109 loss to Houston in Game 4 of the Western Conference first round Sunday. Here’s five thoughts on the game. Roberson was good, then not so good Andre Roberson played like a player who is going to make $20 million in the offseason, and it all…

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Next question: Thunder fall back 3-1 with loss

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When the Houston Rockets went to the hack-a-Dre in the fourth quarter, the entire complextion of the game changed. It was enough for Houston to take the lead and hold on as the Rockets won 113-109. Houston takes a commanding 3-1 lead with Game 5 on Tuesday night. Late in the fourth, the Rockets decided…

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Thunder Digits: Playoff Edition Game 3

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The Oklahoma City Thunder struck back with vengeance after their 115-113 to pull within 2-1 in the first round against the Houston Rockets. While we wait for Game 4, here are some key numbers to the Thunder’s victory: 50.7% When tailing 2-1 in a best-of-7 series, Game 4 goes to the team trailing 50.7 percent…

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5 Thoughts: Thunder down 2-0

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WESTBROOK MAKES HISTORY (AGAIN) Even in the loss, Russell Westbrook made history yet again, becoming the first NBA player ever to notch a 50 point triple-double in the postseason, finishing with 51 points, 10 rebounds, and 13 assists. While some will point to his less than stellar fourth quarter performance in which he only shot…

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Five thoughts over Thunder’s game 1 loss

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The Oklahoma City Thunder were absolutely obliterated by the Houston Rockets on the road in game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, 118-87. Oklahoma City hung around in the first half, but were outscored by 29 in the second half. Here are my five thoughts from a disappointing Thunder performance. Too…

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Playoff Thunder Digits: Beard and Co. dominate paint in Game 1

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Oklahoma City struggled in the paint and during the second half in its 118-87 loss against Houston in Game 1 Sunday night. Here are some digits that made a difference during the game. 62 Houston had 62 points in the paint to the Thunder’s 38. OKC led the league in points in the paint per…

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Andre Roberson could be the key to winning

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Please don’t kill me before you read this. Give this a chance, okay? Andre Roberson is the hidden key to winning the series. James Harden is the second leading scorer in the NBA. He’s taken more foul shots than any other player in the league and limiting him on the court could lead to a…

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Oladipo sinks T-Wolves

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Victor Oladipo nailed down a 21-foot jumper with 6.7 seconds remaining as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 on Tuesday evening. Oklahoma City decided to sit Russell Westbrook, Taj Gibson, Andre Roberson, and Doug McDermott but it didn’t matter as the Thunder lead for a majority of the game. The Thunder improved…

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Thunder Game Day #80: at Denver Nuggets

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Oklahoma City Thunder (45-34, 17-22 away) vs. Denver Nuggets (38-41, 22-18 home) Sunday, April 9 :: 4:00 p.m. CST :: Pepsi Center (18,007) vs. TV: FS Oklahoma (DirectTV 676-5, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 751/1751 HD) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Denver is a…

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Andre Roberson doubtful tonight vs. Suns

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Andre Roberson missed the entire second half in the win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. At the time, Thunder head coach Billy Donovan said Roberson could’ve returned but decided to hold him out. On Friday, the Thunder two-way guard did not participate in practice and will probably miss tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns.…

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Westbrook rescues OKC again

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Russell Westbrook didn’t get a triple-double but the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the most important mark of them all, the victory. Oklahoma City beat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-100 on Wednesday night to improve to 45-33 on the year. Westbrook nailed a three-pointer with 14 seconds left in front of Tony Allen to put Oklahoma City…

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History for Westbrook as OKC thumps Milwaukee

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It was an extraordinary night, as the Oklahoma City Thunder (44-33) defeated the Milwaukee Bucks (40-38) 110-78. History was made as Russell Westbrook obtained his 41st triple-double of the season, tying Oscar Robertson with the most triple-doubles in a season. He also tied himself with Wilt Chamberlain, 4th in career triple-doubles all-time, marking his 78th…

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Turnovers doom Thunder in loss to Hornets

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With Utah losing, the Oklahoma City Thunder missed a grand opportunity to move within two games of the Jazz for the Northwest Divisional crown as they lost to Charlotte 113-101 on Sunday afternoon. Oklahoma City trailed by as many as 21 in the game and Oklahoma City never were able to cut it under 11…

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OKC implodes in loss to Spurs

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The Thunder were in the game of overcoming double-digit deficits but on Friday night, they found out they can blow them, too. Oklahoma City blew a 21-point to the San Antonio Spurs and lost 100-95. Oklahoma City fell 100-95 and are now 43-32 on the season. Despite Russell Westbrook getting a triple-double, his 39th of…

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Big third fuels OKC’s blow out of Philly

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Mar 22, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports A 19-2 run to start the second half saw the Thunder blow a game wide open, as the…

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Thunder embarrassed by Warriors 111-96

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Mar 20, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Matt Barnes (22) fouls Oklahoma City Thunder guard Alex Abrines (8) during the third quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports No Kevin Durant? No problem for the Golden State Warriors. There was nothing Russell Westbrook could do as…

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Thunder Game Day #69: vs. Sacramento Kings

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Oklahoma City Thunder (39-29, 25-9 home) vs. Sacramento Kings (27-41, 13-20 away) Saturday, March 18 :: 2:00 p.m. CST :: Chesapeake Energy Arena (18,203) vs. TV: FS Oklahoma (DirectTV 676-5, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 751/1751 HD) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here.…

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OKC powers by Brooklyn 122-104

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Mar 14, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Victor Oladipo (5) celebrates his three point shot against the Brooklyn Nets with Thunder power forward Taj Gibson (22) during the fourth quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The snow is frightful and Russell Westbrook is oh so delightful. Brooklyn…

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Thunder beat Jazz 112-104

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Mar 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo (5) dunks the ball over Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles (41) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City fought hard and won the fight and the season series vs. the Utah Jazz…

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Westbrook one-ups Westbrook

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Mar 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) is announced prior to action against the Utah Jazz at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It’s hard to put into words on what we see with Russell Westbrook. The man who was told he cannot do…

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5 Thoughts: OKC’s win over San Antonio (3-9-17)

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The Oklahoma City Thunder topped the San Antonio Spurs in a surprising turn of events. Oklahoma City popped the Spurs 102-92 and really in the second half the game wasn’t nearly as close as the final score indicated. Here are my five thoughts on the victory: THE ANDRE EFFECT Andre Roberson gets a lot of…

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All around team performance as Thunder defeat Spurs 102-92

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Mar 9, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots the ball in front of San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (14) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It was an all-around great game from the Oklahoma City Thunder (36-29) as…

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OKC sharp with the new guys; beat Lakers 110-93

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Feb 24, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) reacts after a play against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook began the second half of the 2016-17…

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A look at Thunder’s trade assets

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Oklahoma City and the trade deadline are synonymous with one another. While you never know what the Thunder and Sam Presti are going to do, they’ve been active in literally every trade deadline since they’ve moved to Oklahoma City. They’ve made some sort of trade every year. Even if it’s something small like a trade…

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What Westbrook needs to average a triple-double

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Jan 25, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after teammate center Enes Kanter (not pictured) during against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first quarter at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook’s torrid pace is almost unfathomable to watch or even…

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Thunder need to capitalize on soft schedule after All Star break

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Feb 15, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and forward Andre Roberson (21) react after a play against the New York Knicks during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Following a exhilarating victory Wednesday night against the New York Knicks, one…

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Thunder come back from 17 down, beat Knicks before All-Star Break

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Feb 15, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after scoring against the New York Knicks during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It was inevitable Russell Westbrook would take over another game for the Thunder. His fourth quarter performances have…

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New York practice notes

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Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Tonight’s game against the New York Knicks (23-33) is the final game for the Oklahoma City Thunder before the All-Star break. After the emotional game on Saturday and hangover blowout loss on Monday, the Thunder may be looking forward to their mid-season break. According to Russell Westbrook, the team will…

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Despite the loss, Durant’s return lived up to billing

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Feb 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) handles the ball in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY SportsOKC The build up was magnificent. The showmanship lived up to the billing. The…

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Thunder top Cavs in prep for bad dudes

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Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Would they play or wouldn’t they? Turns out they would play but it wouldn’t matter. Oklahoma City beat the Cleveland Cavaliers with their big three 118-109 on Thursday night. Oklahoma City improved to 31-23 on the season. Yesterday Cavs head coach Tyrone Lue said he would probably rest his big…

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Thunder squander lead, lose close one to Pacers

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Coming into Monday night’s game in Indianapolis, the Oklahoma City Thunder had played nine back-to-backs so far this season. In those nine back-to-backs, seven of them included road games on the second night. In those seven games, the Thunder had gone 1-6. Needless to say, OKC was looking to change this negative trend, but were…

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Thunder Digits: Westbrook breaks Jazz’s hearts

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Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City went into Utah losing their last two, looking for a big road win versus a hot Utah Jazz team. After a gritty, defensive battle, Russell Westbrook’s late game heroics once again surged Thunder to victory. Here are some key numbers to Thunder’s huge road win: 22 Westbrook attained his…

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Thunder lose big to red hot Clippers

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January 16, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) plays for the ball against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The odds were stacked against the Oklahoma City Thunder (25-18) coming into Monday night’s showdown…

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OKC closes Memphis 103-95

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Jan 11, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) blocks a shot attempt by Memphis Grizzlies forward James Ennis (8) during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Last season, Russell Westbrook needed all 82 regular season games to hit 18 triple-doubles. Through…

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Thunder tame the Bulls 109-94

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Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports It what was maybe the most complete game of the season, Oklahoma City thumped the Chicago Bulls 109-94 on Monday night. The Thunder improved to 23-16 on the season and grabbed their first road win in a tough January slate. We certainly have a long stretch ahead of this month,” Thunder…

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Thunder Digits: Westbrook shines in win over Denver

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Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports It was another monster game from Russell Westbrook as the Oklahoma City ended their three game losing streak with a home win versus the Denver Nuggets. It was a nice bounce back game, as the Thunder had a fully healthy roster with the return of Cameron Payne. Here are some…

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Hornets sting OKC’s comeback hopes: Notes/Recap:

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Jan 4, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) and Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) go after a loose ball during the first half at the Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports A big night at the free throw line helped the Hornets beat the Thunder 123-112 Wednesday night.…

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For Oladipo its only a matter of time

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Victor Oladipo arrived to the media stand yesterday morning at the Thunder practice facility a very soft-spoken man. His voice was quiet. The rest of his teammates were on the court shooting buckets. It was simply hard to hear the newly extended-Oladipo. Over the first games, at times, it has been hard to hear Oladipo as…

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