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Taylor Swift lies in congratulating Westbrook in his MVP

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Russell Westbrook won the 2016-17 NBA MVP on Monday night. Then, out of no where, the Thunder posted a video of Taylor Swift, of all people, congratulating the Brodie for winning the elusive award. You may remember back in the day, Russ was on vine and Instagram, singing some Taylor Swift. T SWIFT …WAS ROCKINNNN…

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Russell Westbrook named 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player

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What we all knew was going to happen, has happened. Russell Westbrook has been named the 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player on Monday night. Westbrook’s season, which goes down as one of the best individual seasons in NBA history, was topped off on April 10 when Westbrook pulled down his 42nd triple-double of the season…

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Turkey issues arrest warrant for Enes Kanter

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Pro-government Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah is reporting that Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for Enes Kanter, according to AFP. Turkey is accusing Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder center, of being apart of a “terror” group. A Turkish judge issued the warrant after prosecutors opened investigation into Kanter’s loyalty to Fthullah Gulen, who led the coup last…

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Enes Kanter speaks out about being detained in Romania

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Enes Kanter has already had a big media day Monday after he was held in a Romanian airport Saturday. Kanter returned from Europe on Sunday and then started Monday morning with an interview on CBS This Morning and he spoke about his unusual situation.  https://twitter.com/Enes_Kanter/status/866626287229693952 After that he held a press conference and then later…

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Top 5 things to do since OKC is out of Playoffs

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  It sucks the Oklahoma City Thunder are out of the playoffs. However, don’t fret. We’re not going anywhere. We are also here to tell you about the wonderful things you can do in the off-season. After all, this is Oklahoma City and there are tons of awesome things you can do in the mean…

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Thunder Game Day #74: at Orlando Magic

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Oklahoma City Thunder (42-31, 15-21 away) vs. Orlando Magic (27-47, 14-23 home) Wednesday, March 29 :: 6:00 p.m. CST :: Amyway Center (17,461) 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…

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Five Thoughts: Thunder split back to back on Texas road trip (3-28-17)

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The Oklahoma City Thunder split their short two game road trip, with a loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday, followed by a come from behind victory on Monday night versus the Dallas Mavericks. It was a tale of two games on this short Texas road trip, as Oklahoma City was in a barnburner with…

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MVP Or Not, Westbrook’s Season Is Special

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Russell Westbrook has bigger things to worry about than winning MVP. His season has been nothing short of spectacular. Shoot, Westbrook is having arguably the greatest season in NBA history. He has the Thunder in position for the fourth seed in the Western Conference playoffs after losing a top 5 player in the world. He’s…

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Westbrook, Thunder stun Mavs in comeback

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Mar 27, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates the win over the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. The Thunder defeat the Mavericks 92-91. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports A cross over and a jumper that is the old fashion cotton shot sent the Thunder into the…

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Thunder Game Day #71: vs. Philadelphia 76ers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (40-30, 26-10 home) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (26-44, 9-25 away) Wednesday, March 22 :: 7:00 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. Line:…

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5 Thoughts: Thunder fall to Warriors (3-20-17)

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Oklahoma City was blown out in their loss to the Warriors on Monday night. Oklahoma City has to find out the right recipe going forward as the season winds down. Here are some thoughts I had on the loss to Golden State: THE WARRIORS DON’T RESPECT THE THUNDER It may be a little bit of…

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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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McDermott’s big day leads OKC by Kings

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Feb 28, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Doug McDermott (25) and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrate against the Utah Jazz during the second quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City used an almost wire-to-wire lead to beat the Sacramento Kings 110-94…

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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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Thunder Game Day #67: at Brooklyn Nets

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Oklahoma City Thunder (37-29, 12-20 away) vs. Brooklyn Nets (12-53, 8-24 home) Tuesday, March 14 :: 6:30 p.m. CST :: Brooklyn Nets (17,732) 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…

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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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Thunder Game Day #56: at Washington Wizards

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Oklahoma City Thunder (31-24, 12-16 away) vs. Washington Wizards (32-21, 23-7 home) Monday, Feb. 13 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Verizon Center (20,290) vs.  TV: TNT (245 DirecTV, 31 Cox, 730 HD 108 AT&T U-Verse, 138 Dish) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma City is a 5-point underdog.…

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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 Game Day #55: vs. Golden State Warriors

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Oklahoma City Thunder (31-23, 19-7 home) vs. Golden State Warriors (45-8, 22-5 away) Saturday, Feb. 11 :: 7:30 p.m. CST :: Chesapeake Energy Arena (18,203) vs.  TV: ABC (5 DirecTV, 8 Cox, 705 HD, 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. Line: Oklahoma City is a…

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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 Game Day #51: vs. Portland Trail Blazers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (29-22, 17-7 home) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (22-29, 8-18 away) Sunday, Feb. 5 :: 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. Line: Oklahoma City…

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Thunder Game Day #46: at New Orleans Pelicans

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Oklahoma City Thunder (26-19, 11-13 away) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (29-16, 16-7 home) Monday, Jan. 23 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Smoothie King Center (17,188) 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 1½-point…

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Jazz Meltdown! 1.23.17

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The Thunder popped the Jazz on Monday night in an event that saw Westbrook almost end Gobert and Russ nailing essentially a buzzer beater. It’s good to be a Russ fan. Jazz fans complaining about a lot, tried to say there was an illegal screen, but some were sensible. Good game from the Thunder! we…

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Thunder Game Day #45: at Utah Jazz

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Oklahoma City Thunder (25-19, 10-13 away) vs. Utah Jazz(29-16, 16-7 home) Monday, Jan. 23 :: 8:00 p.m. CST :: Vivint Smart Home Arena (19,911) 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 13-point underdog. O/U…

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Weak second half sinks Thunder

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(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) In a highly anticipated mid-season match up at Golden State, the wheels fell of for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors got out on an 8-0 run midway through the third quarter and never looked back from there. Golden State beat Oklahoma City 121-100. The Thunder now fall to 25-18…

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Bulls Meltdown! 1.9.17

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Oklahoma City decided to put it on the Bulls on Monday night. Surprisingly enough, there were no complaining about the officials, just a bunch of self hating comments. Oklahoma City has won two in a row, here’s what the Bulls fans had to say in their meldown: GET EXCITED FANS, IT’S RAJON RONDO BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT…

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Thunder Game Day #44: at Golden State Warriors

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Oklahoma City Thunder (25-18, 8-10 away) vs. Golden State Warriors (35-6, 19-3 home) Wednesday, Jan. 18 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Oracle Arena (19,596) vs.  TV: ESPN (206 Directv, 28 Cox, 720 HD , 602 AT&T U-Verse, 140 Dish) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma City is a 13-point underdog. O/U…

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Thunder jockeying for playoff positioning

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(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) As the halfway point of the season has come and gone, the Oklahoma City Thunder are right in the thick of things in terms of playoff positioning. Good news: They’re most likely going to be in. Bad news: There are a handful of bad match ups for Oklahoma City in…

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Thunder Digits: Oklahoma City gets blown out by Clipper

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 16: Austin Rivers #25 of the LA Clippers goes up for a lay up against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 16, 2017 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the…

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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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Thunder Game Day #43: at L.A. Clippers

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Oklahoma City Thunder (25-17, 10-11 away) vs. L.A. Clippers (28-14, 16-6 home) Monday, Jan. 16 :: 9:30 p.m. CST :: Staples Center (19,060) vs.  TV: TNT (245 DirecTV, 31 Cox, 730 HD 108 AT&T U-Verse, 138 Dish) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma City is a 8-point underdog. O/U…

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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 Game Day #40: vs. Memphis Grizzlies

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Oklahoma City Thunder (23-16, 14-6 home) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (24-16, 10-9 away) Wednesday, Jan. 11 :: 7:00 p.m. CST :: Chesapeake Energy Arena (18,203) vs.  TV: ESPN (206 Directv, 28 Cox, 720 HD , 602 AT&T U-Verse, 140 Dish) Online Stream: here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: Oklahoma City is a 4-point favorite.…

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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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Bulls Meltdown! 1.9.17

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Oklahoma City decided to put it on the Bulls on Monday night. Surprisingly enough, there were no complaining about the officials, just a bunch of self hating comments. Oklahoma City has won two in a row, here’s what the Bulls fans had to say in their meldown: GET EXCITED FANS, IT’S RAJON RONDO BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT…

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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 top Nuggets, end skid

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Jan 7, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after a play against the Denver Nuggets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports A barrage of Westbrook three-point hay-makers and another triple-double fires Oklahoma City to their first win of the…

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Thunder Game Day #36: at Charlotte Hornets

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Oklahoma City Thunder (21-14, 8-8 away) vs. Charlotte Hornets (19-16, 11-7 home) Wednesday, Jan. 4 :: 6:00 p.m. CST :: Spectrum Center (20,200) 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 2-point underdog. O/U…

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Bad Russ shows up as OKC gets bucked in Milwaukee

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Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Every now and then the greatest person you know has a bad day. For Russell Westbrook, he really only had a bad half. It was enough to cost Oklahoma City the game. Milwaukee overcame a six-point Oklahoma City halftime lead to beat the Thunder 98-94 on Monday night. The Thunder are…

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Thunder Digits: No Thunder in Brew City

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Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City found a defeat in Milwaukee on Monday evening while everyone else watched the Sugar Bowl. Milwaukee used a powerful second half to beat the Thunder 98-94. Oklahoma City fell to 21-14 on the season. Here are a few Thunder digits that led to the loss: 11 Oklahoma City made…

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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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Game Day #63: Thunder at Kings

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Oklahoma City Thunder (45-17, 20-11 away) at Sacramento Kings (20-42, 15-16 home)  at  Where: Power Balance Pavilion – Sacramento, CA! When: 9:00 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…

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Game Day #62: Thunder at Suns

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Oklahoma City Thunder (44-17, 19-11 away) at Phoenix Suns (32-29, 18-11 home)  vs.  Where: US Airways Center – Phoenix, AZ When: 9:00 p.m. TV: FSOK (Cox 37, HD 722, Tulsa Cox 27, DirectTV 679, UVerse 754) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Projected Lineups: Thunder Suns PG Russell Westbrook Steve Nash…

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Game Day #58: Clippers at Thunder

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Los Angeles Clippers (34-23, 13-14 road) at Oklahoma City Thunder (42-15, 24-5 home)  at  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 Clippers PG Russell Westbrook…

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