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  • Thunder: Grant Long resigns from broadcast team

    Thunder: Grant Long resigns from broadcast team

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:59:48 GMT
    Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma.Grant Long has resigned from his position as the color analyst of Thunder games with Fox Sports Oklahoma.
    The Oklahoma City Thunder said Monday that TV analyst Grant Long will not return to FOX Sports Oklahoma for next season.
    The Oklahoma City Thunder said Monday that TV analyst Grant Long will not return to FOX Sports Oklahoma for next season.
  • OKC gets a new Pro Team

    Oklahoma City getting another pro basketball team

    Oklahoma City getting another pro basketball team

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:39:57 GMT
    Oklahoma City is getting a new pro basketball team. The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving their D-League team, the 66ers from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The last two season's the 66ers played their games in Bixby but that building is no longer available. The Thunder say they couldn't find suitable replacement so they're moving the operations to Oklahoma City.The Thunder often send young players back and forth between Oklahoma City and Tulsa to allow them to get real game action instead of riding ...
    Oklahoma City is getting a new pro basketball team. The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving their D-League team, the 66ers from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The last two season's the 66ers played their games in Bixby but that building is no longer available. The Thunder say they couldn't find suitable replacement so they're moving the operations to Oklahoma City.The Thunder often send young players back and forth between Oklahoma City and Tulsa to allow them to get real game action instead of riding ...
  • Thunder add a player

    Thunder add a player

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:56:21 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder added Sebastian Telfair to their roster. Telfair signs a one year non guaranteed contract with the Thunder. Telfair spent last season playing in China where he averaged 26 points per game. In his ten year NBA career he's played for eight different teams and averaged 7 points per game.Telfair gives the Thunder a third point guard to replace Derek Fisher, who retired to take the head coaching job of the New York Knicks. Telfair has some experience playing in Oklahoma C...
    The Oklahoma City Thunder added Sebastian Telfair to their roster. Telfair signs a one year non guaranteed contract with the Thunder. Telfair spent last season playing in China where he averaged 26 points per game. In his ten year NBA career he's played for eight different teams and averaged 7 points per game.Telfair gives the Thunder a third point guard to replace Derek Fisher, who retired to take the head coaching job of the New York Knicks. Telfair has some experience playing in Oklahoma C...
  • Perry Jones undergoes surgery

    Perry Jones undergoes surgery

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:28:04 GMT
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones III underwent what the team calls successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.The team says he'll be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.before returning to normal off season activities. Jones played n 62 games last season and just completed playing in the Orlando Summer League for the Thunder.
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Perry Jones III underwent what the team calls successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.The team says he'll be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.before returning to normal off season activities. Jones played n 62 games last season and just completed playing in the Orlando Summer League for the Thunder.
  • Kevin Durant headed to Las Vegas

    Kevin Durant headed to Las Vegas

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:23:05 GMT
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is headed to Las Vegas as part of Team USA's roster for this summer's World Cup of Basketball. Durant is one of 19 players on the roster that will eventually be trimmed for the World Cup competition in late August.Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis are four holdovers from the Team USA's gold medal winning team in the 2012 London Olympics. Others on the roster include Blake Griffin(Clippers) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson(Warriors) Pa...
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is headed to Las Vegas as part of Team USA's roster for this summer's World Cup of Basketball. Durant is one of 19 players on the roster that will eventually be trimmed for the World Cup competition in late August.Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis are four holdovers from the Team USA's gold medal winning team in the 2012 London Olympics. Others on the roster include Blake Griffin(Clippers) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson(Warriors) Pa...
  • Thunder fall in Orlando

    Thunder fall in Orlando

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:51:48 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 1-3 in the Orlando Summer League with a 94-71 loss to Indiana. The Thunder only hit 37% from the field while the Pacers connected on 57% for their shots.Jeremy Lamb struggled with his shot hitting just 4-17 while Perry Jones was just 2-9. As for bright spots, Steven Adams had 10 points and 8 rebounds but he did have five turnovers. Rookie Mitch McGary came off the bench and led the way with 15 points on 5-7 shooting.
    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 1-3 in the Orlando Summer League with a 94-71 loss to Indiana. The Thunder only hit 37% from the field while the Pacers connected on 57% for their shots.Jeremy Lamb struggled with his shot hitting just 4-17 while Perry Jones was just 2-9. As for bright spots, Steven Adams had 10 points and 8 rebounds but he did have five turnovers. Rookie Mitch McGary came off the bench and led the way with 15 points on 5-7 shooting.
  • Thunder's Westbrook won't play on US team this summer

    Thunder's Westbrook won't play on US team this summer

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-07-08 16:06:48 GMT
    USA Basketball says Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook will not participate this summer so he can rest some previous knee injuries.
    USA Basketball says Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook will not participate this summer so he can rest some previous knee injuries.
  • Thunder fall to 0-2

    Thunder fall to 0-2

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-07-07 04:21:15 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 0-2 in Summer League play after an 84-73 loss to Philadelphia Sunday. Turnovers a problem for the Thunder, who had 18 in the game to go with a poor shooting game of 37 percent.Thunder top draft pick Mitch McGary did not play in the game. Guard Jeremy Lamb also sat out the contest in which Mario Little led OKC in scoring with 18 points. Philadelphia was led by Casper Ware, who scored 20 points.Oklahoma City is back in action Monday evening when they face Brook...
    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to 0-2 in Summer League play after an 84-73 loss to Philadelphia Sunday. Turnovers a problem for the Thunder, who had 18 in the game to go with a poor shooting game of 37 percent.Thunder top draft pick Mitch McGary did not play in the game. Guard Jeremy Lamb also sat out the contest in which Mario Little led OKC in scoring with 18 points. Philadelphia was led by Casper Ware, who scored 20 points.Oklahoma City is back in action Monday evening when they face Brook...
  • Thunder announce hire of new assistant coach

    Thunder announce hire of new assistant coach

    Saturday, July 5 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-05 22:18:58 GMT
    Darko Rajakovic. Photo courtesy of KTUL.Darko Rajakovic. Photo courtesy of KTUL.
     The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Saturday that Darko Rajakovic will be joining the staff as a new assistant coach.
     The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Saturday that Darko Rajakovic will be joining the staff as a new assistant coach.
  • Gasol and Thunder talking

    Gasol and Thunder talking

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:58:18 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol have reportedly been in discussions about the seven footer playing in Oklahoma City. Reports are Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and forward Kevin Durant spent time Wednesday talking to Gasol as did GM Sam Presti.Gasol is an unrestricted free agent, who is also getting major interest from Chicago, Miami, New York along with the Lakers. Gasol made $19 million last season in L.A. and though he won't get that much per season a...
    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol have reportedly been in discussions about the seven footer playing in Oklahoma City. Reports are Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and forward Kevin Durant spent time Wednesday talking to Gasol as did GM Sam Presti.Gasol is an unrestricted free agent, who is also getting major interest from Chicago, Miami, New York along with the Lakers. Gasol made $19 million last season in L.A. and though he won't get that much per season a...
  • Thunder Free Agency

    Thunder Free Agency

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-07-02 04:00:34 GMT
    Day one of free agency brought no agreement's for new players for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Players and teams can talk but contracts can't be signed until July 10th.One of the Thunder's biggest targets this summer will be Thunder backup guard Reggie Jackson. He's not a free agent but he is going into the final year of his rookie contract which means he's eligible to sign an extension this summer. The Thunder have until October 31st to sign Jackson to an extension. Otherwise they have to wait...
    Day one of free agency brought no agreement's for new players for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Players and teams can talk but contracts can't be signed until July 10th.One of the Thunder's biggest targets this summer will be Thunder backup guard Reggie Jackson. He's not a free agent but he is going into the final year of his rookie contract which means he's eligible to sign an extension this summer. The Thunder have until October 31st to sign Jackson to an extension. Otherwise they have to wait...
  • NBA Free Agency underway

    NBA Free Agency underway

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-01 04:07:15 GMT
    At 11:01 AM (Oklahoma time)Tuesday morning NBA Free Agency began for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the other 29 teams in the league. The Thunder will be a player but to what extent remains to be seen. For instance several names have been connected with the Thunder already. Names like Vince Carter, Mike Mller, CJ Miles and Pau Gasol. Gasol is perhaps the most intriguing because of the two championship rings he's won with the Los Angeles Lakers and the fact that he'd give them some much needed ...
    At 11:01 AM (Oklahoma time)Tuesday morning NBA Free Agency began for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the other 29 teams in the league. The Thunder will be a player but to what extent remains to be seen. For instance several names have been connected with the Thunder already. Names like Vince Carter, Mike Mller, CJ Miles and Pau Gasol. Gasol is perhaps the most intriguing because of the two championship rings he's won with the Los Angeles Lakers and the fact that he'd give them some much needed ...
  • Thunder introduce two first round draft picks

    Thunder introduce two first round draft picks

    Friday, June 27 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-06-27 22:29:47 GMT
    Josh Huestis and Mitch McGary at the Thunder press conference.Josh Huestis and Mitch McGary at the Thunder press conference.
    The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up three players in the first two rounds of Thursday's NBA Draft. 
    The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up three players in the first two rounds of Thursday's NBA Draft. 
  • Possible Thunder target withdraws from Draft

    Possible Thunder target withdraws from Draft

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-06-17 03:50:33 GMT
    Latvian seven footer Kristeps Porzingis has withdrawn from next week's NBA Draft. Porzingis had been connected with the Oklahoma City Thunder with a report saying the Thunder had made a promise to take Porzingis with the 21st selection in the first round. The Thunder also have the 29th pick in the first round. Porzingis was also drawing interest from the Orlando Magic, who have the 12th pick in the first round. Porzingis thinks he'll be better prepared in 2015. Players had until 4:00 Monday a...
    Latvian seven footer Kristeps Porzingis has withdrawn from next week's NBA Draft. Porzingis had been connected with the Oklahoma City Thunder with a report saying the Thunder had made a promise to take Porzingis with the 21st selection in the first round. The Thunder also have the 29th pick in the first round. Porzingis was also drawing interest from the Orlando Magic, who have the 12th pick in the first round. Porzingis thinks he'll be better prepared in 2015. Players had until 4:00 Monday a...
  • Derek Fisher has a new job

    Derek Fisher has a new job

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-06-10 03:53:14 GMT
    Derek Fisher last NBA game as a player was with the Oklahoma City Thunder May 29th but his pro career is not over. Fisher will be named head coach of the New York Knicks during a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Fisher has agreed to a five year $25 million contract to coach the Knicks where he'll be working under team President Phil Jackson. Jackson was Fisher's coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, where the two won five NBA Titles.It's believed Fisher will hire former Laker Kurt Rambis as a...
    Derek Fisher last NBA game as a player was with the Oklahoma City Thunder May 29th but his pro career is not over. Fisher will be named head coach of the New York Knicks during a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Fisher has agreed to a five year $25 million contract to coach the Knicks where he'll be working under team President Phil Jackson. Jackson was Fisher's coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, where the two won five NBA Titles.It's believed Fisher will hire former Laker Kurt Rambis as a...
  • Thunder in workout mode

    Thunder in workout mode

    Friday, June 6 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-06-07 03:49:46 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over but the work continues. With the team having two first round picks in this months draft, the Thunder are busy working out and evaluating potential prospects.Clemson small forward K.J. Daniels Saturday. He's a 6-6 forward who is projected to go late in the first round. UCLA point guard Kyle Anderson is also set to workout this weekend for Oklahoma City.The Thunder have the 21st and 29th picks in the first round. General Manager Sam Presti says they'll...
    The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over but the work continues. With the team having two first round picks in this months draft, the Thunder are busy working out and evaluating potential prospects.Clemson small forward K.J. Daniels Saturday. He's a 6-6 forward who is projected to go late in the first round. UCLA point guard Kyle Anderson is also set to workout this weekend for Oklahoma City.The Thunder have the 21st and 29th picks in the first round. General Manager Sam Presti says they'll...
  • State of the Thunder

    State of the Thunder

    Thursday, June 5 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-06-06 00:51:28 GMT
    With the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night and the Oklahoma City Thunder not among the two teams participating its safe to say that the Thunder did not reach its goal for the season. Thunder General Manager Sam Presti would acknowledge that but he also likes the direction and the future of the franchise that put together 59 wins this season.At his end of the season press conference, Presti says the team is in good shape salary cap wise which is important considering decisions that must be m...
    With the NBA Finals beginning Thursday night and the Oklahoma City Thunder not among the two teams participating its safe to say that the Thunder did not reach its goal for the season. Thunder General Manager Sam Presti would acknowledge that but he also likes the direction and the future of the franchise that put together 59 wins this season.At his end of the season press conference, Presti says the team is in good shape salary cap wise which is important considering decisions that must be m...
  • Thunder reflect on 2013-14 season in exit interviews

    Thunder reflect on 2013-14 season in exit interviews

    Monday, June 2 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-06-02 22:51:31 GMT
     The 2013-2014 Thunder season was full of ups and downs and came to a halt Saturday following a lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. In the past few days, Thunder players and staff have meet with the media to discuss their thoughts on the season.
     The 2013-2014 Thunder season was full of ups and downs and came to a halt Saturday following a lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. In the past few days, Thunder players and staff have meet with the media to discuss their thoughts on the season.
  • Barons lose game one

    Barons lose game one

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:22:42 GMT
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    The Oklahoma City Barons opened the AHL Playoffs with a loss to the Texas Stars Wednesday night. The Barons took a 2-1 lead into the third period but the Stars, who are the top seed, scored once in the final period to force overtime. They then added a goal in the extra period for a 3-2 win and a 1-0 series lead.Mike Hedden scored both the game tying and winning goal for the Stars.The Barons have made the playoffs four straight season's but this season they had a put together a run to make pos...
    The Oklahoma City Barons opened the AHL Playoffs with a loss to the Texas Stars Wednesday night. The Barons took a 2-1 lead into the third period but the Stars, who are the top seed, scored once in the final period to force overtime. They then added a goal in the extra period for a 3-2 win and a 1-0 series lead.Mike Hedden scored both the game tying and winning goal for the Stars.The Barons have made the playoffs four straight season's but this season they had a put together a run to make pos...
  • Thunder Snap Spurs' 19-game Win Streak; Sweep Season Series

    Thunder Snap Spurs' 19-game Win Streak; Sweep Season Series

    Friday, April 4 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-04-04 04:57:33 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder put together one of their better performances of the season Thursday night, defeating the Western Conference leading San Antonio Spurs, 106-94 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The
    The Oklahoma City Thunder put together one of their better performances of the season Thursday night, defeating the Western Conference leading San Antonio Spurs, 106-94 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
  • Westbrook, Thunder Cruise Past Bobcats

    Westbrook, Thunder Cruise Past Bobcats

    Monday, March 3 2014 12:54 AM EST2014-03-03 05:54:55 GMT
    Russell Westbrook looked back to vintage form Sunday night against Charlotte, as the Thunder won its second straight game, 116-99. Westbrook, who had 17 points (7 of 7 from field) in the first half, finished
    Russell Westbrook looked back to vintage form Sunday night against Charlotte, as the Thunder won its second straight game, 116-99. Westbrook, who had 17 points (7 of 7 from field) in the first half, finished
  • Thunder lose a shootout

    Thunder lose a shootout

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 12:05 AM EST2014-01-08 05:05:47 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder lost a shootout with the Utah Jazz 112-101 in Salt Lake City. The loss snapped Oklahoma City's eight game road winning streak.

     
    The Oklahoma City Thunder lost a shootout with the Utah Jazz 112-101 in Salt Lake City. The loss snapped Oklahoma City's eight game road winning streak.

    Kevin Durant tied his career high with 48 points while Reggie Jackson added 20 points.

    But the Jazz had six players in double figure scoring with Gordon Hayward leading the way with 37 points and 11 rebounds. Hayward was 13-16 from the field.

     
  • Okilahoma City Thunder looking to improve

    Okilahoma City Thunder looking to improve

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 4:18 PM EST2013-11-05 21:18:21 GMT
     A healthy Russell Westbrook should help The OKC Thunder improve in more ways than the obvious.   For instance, Reggie Jackson goes back to the bench where he'll lead the second unit.
    The OKC Thunder have had a tough start to their season.

    The return point guard Russell Westbrook should help  because it puts other players in their proper roll. For instance, Reggie Jackson goes back to the bench where he'll lead the second unit, according to forward Nick Collison.

    "Reggie will give us a guy that can break people down with that second group and create some shots for everybody else."


     

     
  • Thunder miss out on Mike Miller

    Thunder miss out on Mike Miller

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 11:54 PM EDT2013-07-25 03:54:50 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder were not able to convince Mike Miller to sign a contract with the team. Miller has signed a two year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.

     

     
    The Oklahoma City Thunder were not able to convince Mike Miller to sign a contract with the team. Miller has signed a two year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.

    Oklahoma City had been competing with Memphis, Denver and Houston for Miller's services.

    Miller was amnestied last week by the Miami Heat, where he helped the Heat win the last two NBA Championships.

    It's Miller's second stint in Memphis where he won 6th Man of the Year in the 2005-06 season.
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