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Westbrook’s Legacy Will Live On in OKC

For decades, Oklahomans made one of three decisions to watch NBA basketball: drive to Dallas, jump on flights to distant states or tune in from their couch. Many, however, didn’t have much of an...

Thunder On-Court Success During the Westbrook Era

The buzzer-beating shots, the daring drives to the rim and the relentless ferocity that Russell Westbrook provided will never be forgotten in Oklahoma City, nor will the success the Thunder had as a team...

Summer League Thunder Squad Wraps Up Preliminary Round

On Thursday evening, the Thunder’s Summer League squad took on the Portland Trail Blazers in its final game of the preliminary round, winning by a score of 92-87 and finishing with a 3-1 record...

Deonte Burton Playing Within Himself, Preparing for 2019-20

LAS VEGAS -- An open-mouthed smile revealed a toothy grin as the words, “I see you, I see you!” burst forth from Thunder forward Deonte Burton. On the floor at Summer League, there’s a...

Thunder Acquires Gilgeous-Alexander, Gallinari and Five First-Round Draft Picks

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 10, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has acquired guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, forward Danilo Gallinari, three Los Angeles Clippers’ first-round draft picks (2022, 2024 and 2026), two first-round picks via the Miami Heat (2021...

Thunder Signs Mike Muscala | Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 10, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed forward/center Mike Muscala, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were...

Hervey Developing Into All-Around Player

LAS VEGAS -- At Summer League, skills are put to the test. Shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and one-on-one defending are always being watched, but on Tuesday the Thunder’s squad had to level up as...

Unique, Dynamic Rookie Darius Bazley Makes First Appearance

LAS VEGAS -- NBA-ready has many meanings. Both in physical maturity and on the court, Darius Bazley might have a bit more training to do than some 19-year-old rookies, but off the court, he’ll...

Thunder Signs Darius Bazley | Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY,  July 7, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed forward Darius Bazley, it was announced today by Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were...

Determined Diallo Aiming Sky High

LAS VEGAS -- It’s not just the way that he answers questions to media, approaches his teammates on the floor, hounds an opposing dribbler or confidently glides to the rim. There’s something in the...

Two-Way Player Lu Dort Has Skills to Make a Double Impact

LAS VEGAS – Muscles jut out from the jersey sleeves, rolling up to broad shoulders atop a sturdy frame. He’s just 20 years old, but Luguentz “Lu” Dort has the body of an NBA...

Thunder Signs Nerlens Noel | Oklahoma City Thunder

 OKLAHOMA CITY, July 6, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed forward/center Nerlens Noel, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were...

Thunder Signs Luguentz Dort to Two-Way Contract

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 6, 2019 – Oklahoma City Thunder has signed guard Luguentz Dort to a Two-Way Contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of...

Summer League Action Heats Up Starting Saturday

The air is more than warm. It’s downright toasty. In the middle of the desert, in the crackling heat of July, the NBA world descends upon the oasis of Las Vegas. Even in the...

Thunder Announces Summer League Roster

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 1, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder announced its roster today for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019. The Thunder’s summer league team will play a minimum of five games and...

36 Hours: Thunder in the Panhandle

<center><h1>36 HOURS: THUNDER IN THE PANHANDLE</h1><br>By Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com</center> Source link

2019 Post-Draft Q&A with Sam Presti

At the start of the 2019 NBA Draft, the Thunder owned one pick, the number 21 overall selection – a first rounder. As fans of the NBA know, draft night is always one that...

12-Month Process: The Thunder Front Office’s Journey to Draft Night

On Thursday night, a life-long dream will get fulfilled for 60 young players – some going through the ringer at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn while others are huddled around television screens across the...

Family Sacrifices Paved Way for NBA Dreams

In short shorts and a bow tie, a classic British-style schoolboy outfit popular in his old country, 7-year-old Abdel Nader walked into the lion’s den of Chicago’s Apollo Elementary School. “Everybody is looking at me like, ‘Yo, what...

Abdel Nader Works on Expanding His Game

Nick Gallo: What's your normal day like in the summer? Abdel Nader: I usually wake up around 7 a.m. My dog wakes me up and licks my face. I take him on a little jog and get my body...

2019 Summer Feature Series: Steven Adams

Gritting his teeth, Steven Adams limped back onto the court after minutes tucked away in the road locker room. He could put little pressure on his rolled left ankle, but in the heat of...

2019 Summer Feature: Dennis Schröder

At this time last season, Paul George’s free agency decision loomed, and it was unclear not only how, but whether Thunder General Manager and Executive Vice President Sam Presti might be able to upgrade...

George and Westbrook Named to All-NBA Teams

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 23, 2019 – Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George was named to the 2018-19 All-NBA First Team and guard Russell Westbrook was selected to the 2018-19 All-NBA Third Team, it was announced...

2019 Summer Feature Series: Paul George

The chatter began over the first month or so of the season, but the din was deafening after a 25-point fourth quarter explosion that culminated in a game-winning three-pointer. Paul George was leading the...

A Place Called Home | Oklahoma City Thunder

Date: May 13, 2019 Dear Ms. Berney, I am writing this letter to express gratitude and much appreciation for the court that you are refurbishing and donating to Lee West Park in Lawton/Fort Sill, Oklahoma; the court that for...

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