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Thunder get unlikely support in KD, Jackson

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A lot of things have happened in the 11 days since Paul George was acquired by the Oklahoma City Thunder. George speaking, however, wasn’t one of those things. In his first interview since the trade, George, a Palmdale, California, native, spoke to Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins on his future in Oklahoma City, and even gave…

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Summer of Sam: Presti coming through this summer

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NBA fans never hear any rumblings of what the Thunder are doing in the trade and free agency market. It’s part of what has made them so successful as a franchise. It’s another reason the Thunder have had the best offseason in the association this year. Thanks to general manager Sam Presti, the Thunder are…

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Nick Young fielding interest from Thunder

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According to Mark Medina, who is the Los Angeles Lakers beat reporter for the L.A. Daily News, Nick Young has fielded interest from three teams, including the Oklahoma City Thunder. Medina says that Young is also receiving interest from the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans. Nick Young has fielded interest from Golden State,…

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Victor Oladipo wins Dunk of the Year

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Victor Oladipo was picked by the fans for the 2016-17 NBA Dunk of the Year Oladipo’s dunk beat out Larry Nance of the Los Angeles Lakers and Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves for the award. Oladipo’s two-hand slam right in the eyes of Atlanta’s Dwight Howard in December in Atlanta saw the crowd come…

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A road trip to No. 42

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Russell Westbrook has tied/topped history and it’s been one hell of a ride to get there. Here is a road trip through the season and the ups and downs of Russell Westbrook’s journey. OCT. 26 AT PHILADELPHIA – NEAR MISS 32 points, 12 rebounds, 9 assists Just opening day and Russell Westbrook was already flirting…

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Could Oladipo be a backup point guard

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Dec. 9, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo (5) drives to the basket between Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Victor Oladipo is arguably the second-best player on the Thunder…

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Thunder Game Day #58: vs. Los Angeles Lakers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (32-25, 20-8 home) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (19-39, 7-25 away) Friday, Feb. 24 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Chesapeake Energy Arena (18,203) vs.  TV: FS Oklahoma (DirectTV 675, 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: Oklahoma City is a…

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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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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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Thunder valued over $1 Billion

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Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Forbes released their most recent NBA Team value list. The normal teams are atop the list, like the Knicks and the Lakers. The Thunder remained to 17th this season. What is so surprising about the list this year is two things: 1) Oklahoma City lost money 2) They are valued…

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Golden State practice notes

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(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The atmosphere surrunding the Oklahoma City Thunder practice facility matched that of a playoff series. Dozens of media members decended upon Russell Westbrook and Steven Adams, hours before the most hyped game in Oklahoma City since July 4th, 2016. Westbrook was in a particlarly cheerful mood, and very open. He…

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Thunder Game Day #42: at Sacramento Kings

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Oklahoma City Thunder (24-17, 9-11 away) vs. Sacramento Kings (16-23, 8-11 home) Sunday, Jan. 15 :: 8:00 p.m. CST :: Golden 1 Center (17,608) 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: Oklahoma City is a 1.5-point…

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Thunder Digits: Thunder wallop Bulls

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Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images While you were all watching the national championship, the Oklahoma City Thunder were busy taking care of business in Chicago. Oklahoma City beat the Chicago Bulls 109-94 on Monday night. Chicago never got within 10 in the second half as Oklahoma City were in complete control. 30 Oklahoma City had a season…

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King Size Meltdown

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Good win for the Thunder and some fun comments from Kings fans. Interesting to see the battle between wanting to get a win and wanting to tank. Loved how they said that Thunder’s bench is trash without Harden and then seeing their team lose to said bench. Enjoy today’s comments… Cmon KD, go for that…

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Metta World Peace Suspended 7 Games

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The NBA’s ban hammer finally came out Tuesday afternoon and suspended Metta World Peace for seven games after his vicious elbow on Oklahoma City’s James Harden. For Thunder Nation, this may not be enough. However, this blogger feels it’s the perfect penalty. Some of you are still seething with your Thunder goggles on, so I’ll…

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Game Day #65: Kings at Thunder

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Sacramento Kings (21-43, 6-26 away) at Oklahoma City Thunder (46-18, 25-6 home)  vs  Where: The ‘Peake! When: 7:00 p.m. TV:  FSOK (DirectTV 679, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Kings PG Russell Westbrook Tyreke Evans…

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Harden is Day-to-Day

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Through an official report released by the Thunder, James Harden is listed as day to day. Here is the release: OKLAHOMA CITY, April 23, 2012 – James Harden continued to undergo tests today in Oklahoma City that followed NBA protocol for the concussion he suffered in yesterday’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers. Harden participated…

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Game Day #64: Thunder at Lakers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (46-17, 21-11 road) at Los Angeles Lakers (40-24, 25-7 home)  vs.   Where: The Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA When: 2:30 p.m. TV: ABC (5 DirecTV, 8 Cox, 5 AT&T U-Verse, 5 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the Enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Lakers PG Russell Westbrook Ramon Sessions SG…

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Game Day #61: Thunder at Clippers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (44-16, 19-10 away) at Los Angeles Clippers (37-23, 22-9 home)  AT  Where: The Staples Center – Los Angeles, CA When: 9:30 p.m. TV: FSOK (DirectTV 679, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups:…

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Meltdown Time: Milwaukee’s Best

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Thanks again to FLCeltsFan. This was a fun game to watch and fun comments to gather.  Of course they did lapse into bashing the refs.  I guess that’s normal when you are getting run out of the gym.   The Thunder did shoot 12 more free throws but then again, they were the more aggressive team. …

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OKC takes over #1 on Power Rankings

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NBA.com #1 (last week: 2): In the Thunder’s three signature wins over the last eight days, against three teams in the top 10 defensively, Kevin Durant shot 55 percent, including a ridiculous 7-for-9 from 3-point range. The Heat, Lakers and Bulls are all pretty good offensively, too, so maybe most important is that the Thunder got stops…

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Game Day #53: Grizzlies at Thunder

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Memphis Grizzlies (28-22, 11-15 road) at Oklahoma City Thunder (40-12, 23-4 home)  vs  Where: The ‘Peake! When: 7 p.m. TV: FSOK (DirectTV 679, Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, U-Verse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Grizzlies PG Russell Westbrook Mike Conely SG…

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Game Day #52: Bulls at Thunder

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Chicago Bulls (42-11, 21-6 road) at Oklahoma City Thunder (39-12, 22-4 Home)  vs.  Where: The ‘Peake! When: 12:00 p.m. TV: TNT (5 DirecTV, 8 Cox, 5 AT&T U-Verse, 5 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the Enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Bulls PG Russell Westbrook C.J. Watson SG Thabo Sefolosha Ronnie Brewer SF…

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Derek Fisher Signs with Thunder

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Well, after much speculation, Derek Fisher is officially a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The crafty veteran joins Oklahoma City after being claimed off waivers from Houston. Fisher is in his 16th season with fourth team. He technically never played for the Rockets, so just four teams. He previously played with the Lakers (twice),…

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Daily Links – July 7, 2011 Lockout Day #7

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Sorry about the delay, the whole job front has taken precedent! However, I have some decent links that you guys & gals should check out. Jorge Arce of Bettor.com discuss OKC and Westbrook Only time will tell if Russell Westbrook can bring himself under control and become the true point guard that his team needs. If he…

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