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  • Thunder trade Thabeet

    Thunder trade Thabeet

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-27 04:06:26 GMT
    The Oklahoma City Thunder traded backup center Hasheem Thabeet to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Thunder send cash and Thabeet in exchange for a protected second round pick in 2015 and a trade exception.The move saves OKC $1.25 million that they would have had to pay Thabeet if he had been on the roster August 31st. Oklahoma City now has about $2.8 million in cap space to tinker with the roster that has 14 players.It's expected Philly will waive Thabeet to avoid paying him $1.25 million.
    The Oklahoma City Thunder traded backup center Hasheem Thabeet to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Thunder send cash and Thabeet in exchange for a protected second round pick in 2015 and a trade exception.The move saves OKC $1.25 million that they would have had to pay Thabeet if he had been on the roster August 31st. Oklahoma City now has about $2.8 million in cap space to tinker with the roster that has 14 players.It's expected Philly will waive Thabeet to avoid paying him $1.25 million.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder unveil 2014-2015 schedule

    Oklahoma City Thunder unveil 2014-2015 schedule

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:20:10 GMT
    The Oklahoma City announced next season's regular season schedule will tip off on the road against Portland and open at home just two days later versus Denver.
    The Oklahoma City announced next season's regular season schedule will tip off on the road against Portland and open at home just two days later versus Denver.
  • Kevin Durant steps away from Team USA

    Kevin Durant steps away from Team USA

    Thursday, August 7 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-08-07 22:47:15 GMT
    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is withdrawing from Team USA for the remainder of the summer. Durant issued this statement detailing his decision.."This was an extremely difficult decision as I take great pride in representing our country. I know that I owe it to my USA Basketball teammates to be totally invested in the experience. After going through training camp with USAB, I realized I could not fulfill my responsibilities to the team from both a time and energy standpoint. I need ...
    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is withdrawing from Team USA for the remainder of the summer. Durant issued this statement detailing his decision.."This was an extremely difficult decision as I take great pride in representing our country. I know that I owe it to my USA Basketball teammates to be totally invested in the experience. After going through training camp with USAB, I realized I could not fulfill my responsibilities to the team from both a time and energy standpoint. I need ...
  • Reddit fans speak: Washington fans still hate the Thunder

    Reddit fans speak: Washington fans still hate the Thunder

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:34:24 GMT
    Reddit users voted and say the Heat are the most hated team by states. The Thunder are hated by one state in this poll: Washington.Reddit users voted and say the Heat are the most hated team by states. The Thunder are hated by one state in this poll: Washington.
    Washington sports fans haven't hidden their dislike for the Oklahoma City Thunder since the NBA team relocated here. Now, in an unscientific poll of Reddit users, they're the one state in the country that dislikes the Thunder.
    Washington sports fans haven't hidden their dislike for the Oklahoma City Thunder since the NBA team relocated here. Now, in an unscientific poll of Reddit users, they're the one state in the country that dislikes the Thunder.
  • Kevin Durant talks Free Agency

    Kevin Durant talks Free Agency

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:58:41 GMT
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is in Las Vegas competing for a spot on Team USA that will play in the FIBA World Cup. But when it came time to talk to the press many of the questions concerned Durant's upcoming free agency in 2016. Most of the questions concerned him possibly going back home to play for the Washington Wizards. Durant grew up in a Washington D.C. suburb and still has a strong connection to the area. ...
    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is in Las Vegas competing for a spot on Team USA that will play in the FIBA World Cup. But when it came time to talk to the press many of the questions concerned Durant's upcoming free agency in 2016. Most of the questions concerned him possibly going back home to play for the Washington Wizards. Durant grew up in a Washington D.C. suburb and still has a strong connection to the area. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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