Oklahoma City Thunder Articles

After firing head coach Scott Brooks shortly after the end of their season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have found and hired a replacement: University of Florida’s Billy Donovan. The 49-year-old has about as impressive of a resume as any...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The NBA’s postseason may be front and center right now, but for many teams, a momentous offseason has also already begun. Wednesday afternoon offered a telling reminder of that, when Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported that the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
On the heels of one of the most momentous closing nights of an NBA regular season within memory, a rather large rumor bomb dropped on the internet’s doorstep. The Oklahoma City Thunder missed the postseason for the first time in six...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Russell Westbrook’s wildly entertaining marathon of MVP-level madness might have both peaked and ended last night. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s star point guard went berserk, scoring 54 points on 21-for-43 shooting, to go with nine...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s season just keeps getting worse. In the same week that power forward and defensive linchpin Serge Ibaka was reported to be out for up to a month and a half, the team also learned that they’re losing...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
The hurt just keeps on coming for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Power forward Serge Ibaka — a candidate for Defensive Player of the Year — will join reigning MVP Kevin Durant on the bench, after undergoing successful arthroscopic surgery...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
6. Oklahoma City ThunderThe Thunder have two of the game’s biggest faces in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, and they’ve been one of the most fun watches for as long as they’ve been in Oklahoma. But NBA purists have long...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Welcome to history, Russell Westbrook. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has been carving out a pretty significant page in the NBA encyclopedia these days. With his seventh triple-double of the season — his fifth in six games...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Not since the 1950’s has the NBA seen a team have consecutive MVP campaigns from two different players. Bob Cousy won it for the Boston Celtics in 1957, followed by Bill Russell in 1958. The Oklahoma City Thunder currently look as close...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Just as the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season seemed to be taking off, after some fortuitous trade deadline activity — netting them Enes Kanter, Kyle Singler and D.J. Augustin — they’ve hit another setback. Reigning MVP...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Kevin Durant, as teammate Russell Westbrook has previously done, looks to be joining Team Marshawn Lynch in terms of his media availability. The perennial All-Star and reigning NBA MVP blasted All-Star reporters in New York City. After hearing...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
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 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
7 months 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
7 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
3 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
3 years ago

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