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With the OKC Thunder, Paul George Says He’s Stepping into a “Great Situation”

In the 2017-18 season, Paul George will have a new home base for the first time in his NBA career. On Wednesday, he had a chance to set foot upon it for the very...

Christon Fills Buckets at Reading Timeout

by Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com Photography by Brooke Blackwood | OKC Thunder Reading Timeout is presented by American Fidelity By the end of the school day for 55 third-grade students at Coronado Heights Elementary, Thunder guard Semaj...

Thunder vs. LA Clippers Game Recap – Nov. 2, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The rookie forward had been having a rookie night. Five fouls in his first dozen minutes of action, battling against an All-Star in the LA Clippers’ Blake Griffin all night. In...

Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game Recap – Feb. 24, 2017

Enes Kanter was back after missing a month. Semaj Christon played backup point guard for the first time in nearly two months and two new players, Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott, were suddenly in...

Thunder at Houston Rockets Game Recap – March 26, 2017

HOUSTON – An avalanche of three-pointers cascaded down on the Thunder on Sunday afternoon. Head Coach Billy Donovan’s job: sorting out what the Thunder’s defense could have controlled, and what was left up to...

Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap – March 2, 2017

PORTLAND – He had already scored 40 points and hit six threes but his team was in a dog fight, which is why with just under four minutes to go in the third quarter,...

‘More Than Just Shopping’ for Kanter

by Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com Photography by Zach Beeker | OKC Thunder Weekends for Noble resident Misty Baldwin meant hosting family game nights of UNO and Pictionary for as many as 10 kids including not only...

Thunder vs. Orlando Magic Game Recap – Nov. 13, 2016

Reaching and extending, contorting his body after being bumped, Russell Westbrook stretched his arms high. But the ball glanced off his fingertips on what would have been the game-tying alley-oop layup, leaving the Thunder...

Westbrook Inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame: “Unbelievable Honor”

In formal gowns and sharp tuxedos, hundreds of Oklahomans clamored about the ballroom at the Cox Convention Center. There was plenty of hubbub and distraction, socialization and mingling. But all heads turned when one...

Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets Game Recap – Jan. 7, 2017

It was a block party on Saturday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena, but not just because the Thunder swatted 11 Denver Nuggets shots. Instead, it was the repeated post-ups by Thunder big men down...

Thunder Delivers Bowling Party Salute

The entire Thunder team threw a special bowling party for 75 children of local military families in an unforgettable afternoon swirling with smiles, laughter and high fives. The festivities kicked off the weekend in...

Thunder, Oklahoma City Show Paul George What They’re All About

A white pocket square poked out of Paul George’s blue windowpane suit. Rested above it was a perfectly placed boutonniere. To the right, a grey striped tie over a white pressed dress shirt. It was...

Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers Game Recap – Oct. 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – After five months with no NBA hoops, dials in Oklahoma tuned to Fox Sports Oklahoma on Wednesday night as fans had the joy of Thunder basketball re-enter their lives for another season...

Abrines, Kanter Honor MLK With Book Bus

by Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com Photography by Zach Beeker | OKC Thunder Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thunder teammates Alex Abrines and Enes Kanter made sure each of the 60 third-graders at...

Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap – Feb. 26, 2017

It was a cheeky move by Steven Adams that provided the game-turning play. To free up just the right amount of space in the lane for Russell Westbrook, Adams did the best thing for the...

Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game Recap – Feb. 9, 2017

The “Cotton Shot”. Russell Westbrook and his father worked on it thousands and thousands of times at their neighborhood park in Los Angeles. He has perfected it and insisted on using it since he...

Oladipo Croons Holiday Hits at Children’s Hospital

by Jimmy Do | okcthunder.comHoliday Assist is presented by Cox Communications From timeless holiday classics like Bing Crosby’s “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” to the jaunty Spanish landmark “Feliz Navidad” of José Feliciano, resident Thunder...

Paul George’s Arrival an Oklahoma City Spectacle

News helicopters dangled in the sky. A sea of humanity 10-deep bounced eagerly behind a chain-link fence. An entire city waited with bated breath. A superstar touched down in OKC. Small forward Paul George stepped...

Thunder at Houston Rockets Game 4 Recap – April 23, 2017

Hearts were stopped. The Thunder had just pulled off an unthinkable four-point play. Steven Adams hit his first free throw, then intentionally missed the second off the front iron, grabbed the ball and zipped...

INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder vs. Utah Jazz – March 11, 2017

Broadcast Information Tip-off: 2:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network All wins count the same during an NBA season, and so do the losses. At 36-29 this season,...

Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers Game Recap – Nov. 13, 2016

PORTLAND – The Thunder may have landed the first punch, but going up against a hungry division rival trying to snap a four-game losing streak meant Head Coach Billy Donovan’s team was going to...

Ingrid Williams’ Spirit Lives on in OKC

by Nick Gallo | Thunder Basketball Writer | [email protected] Photography by Zach Beeker | OKC Thunder Just under two years ago, there was a man living in the Shidler-Wheeler neighborhood who was suffering from cancer. He...

Thunder at Dallas Mavericks Preseason Game Recap – Oct. 11, 2016

DALLAS – Thunder basketball is back in the U.S.A. and Russell Westbrook and company made sure it wasn’t a quiet re-introduction for the fans. With an absurd behind the back driving layup in transition and...

Thunder at Sacramento Kings Game Recap – Jan. 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – So much had gone right for the Thunder throughout the night. Head Coach Billy Donovan’s club had swatted away Kings run after Kings run, including 9-0 and 11-0 bursts in the second...

Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers Game Recap – March 22, 2017

All season long the Thunder has developed the depth of its roster so Head Coach Billy Donovan’s club could do exactly what it did to the Philadelphia 76ers tonight – play to an identity...

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