Oklahoma City Thunder Articles

Dion Waiters, once one of the many problems in the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, is now thriving as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder after moving down south as part of a midseason blockbuster trade involving the New York Knicks. ...
Athlon Sports
6 days ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder are in the middle of a season quite unlike any they’ve had, since moving from Seattle in 2008.  Burdened with title expectations for the third year in a row — a premature Finals appearance in 2012...
Rob Doster
1 week ago
Dion Waiters ending up with the Oklahoma City Thunder was tough to see coming. But the Cleveland Cavaliers finally found a way to ship off their oft-troubled reserve guard this week, in a three-team trade involving the New York Knicks. With...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Monday evening’s surprising three-team swap — involving the Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers — alerted the rest of the league to how quickly the trade deadline is coming up. With February 19 looming...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Buzz about this winter being a particularly active one on the trade market seems prescient today. The Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks have completed a huge swap. The Knicks send J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Kendrick Perkins is one of the biggest trash talkers in the NBA. So it comes as no surprise that he’s gotten under the skin of yet another league star. "He might as well play with his face painted, he's a clown to me,"...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
After Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant returned to the starting lineup for the Oklahoma City Thunder, everyone knew they could get back into contention for the Western Conference Playoffs. But how many people thought it would happen this quickly...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Kevin Durant returned last night, and it didn't go as well as his buddy Russell Westbrook’s emphatic foray back into action last Friday night. Granted, the competition was much tougher: Westbrook slaughtered the lowly, 'Melo-less...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s race back into playoff contention began in earnest over the weekend, as Russell Westbrook returned from a hand injury to lead his team to a dominant, morale-boosting 105-78 victory over the New York Knicks....
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder have had lots of bad news lately. It was rough enough losing Kevin Durant to a Jones fracture for up to two months  — the reigning MVP is integral to his team’s title chances. But they would’ve...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Kevin Durant
We’re used to watching Vines of Kevin Durant for doing something devastating on the basketball court; flying around like a terrible dream, dropping jumpers like mortar bombs in his steely “Slim Reaper” way. The latest Durant clip...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Even though he’s been at the center of many a piece of viral internet media (otherwise known as a meme) Russell Westbrook had this to say recently:Russell Westbrook asked if he's seen meme of him with MVP trophy: "I don't know...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
2 years ago
The NBA Finals begin tonight at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, and the stars on the court will be plentiful. The dynamic trio of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden lead the Thunder, while the more publicized “Big 3”...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
It has been an amazing playoff run so far for the Oklahoma City Thunder, with the dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the team to the NBA Finals. OKC has gone through a who’s who of Western Conference opponents, defeating...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
by Josh Kipnis The Chris Paul madness is over.  Finally.  The NBA’s opening tipoff starts in 10 days, so what do you say we stop talking about free agency and start focusing on the actual game. In the aftermath of the lockout, it...
Josh Kipnis
3 years ago
The Biggest Loser winner was revealed last night, but I think we may have a new loser who might be vying for second place. Kendrick Perkins put on a few pounds last year. He's not the type of player known for lack of effort. The Oklahoma...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Not even the NBA lockout can stop Kevin Durant from lighting up the scoreboard and captivating the basketball universe with his otherworldly scoring ability. In his first trip to Harlem’s famed Rucker Park — arguably, if not easily, the most...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago