Found June 23, 2012 on
Scott Brooks' contract as head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder is up at the end of the month, and the coach and team have so far struggled to come to an agreement on a new deal. Thunder brass have begun to have internal discussions with other candidates -- including Jeff Van Gundy and Phil Jackson -- should they be unable to reach an agreement with Brooks, according to's Marc Stein. Still, the candidate who makes the most sense is the man the Thunder already have, and Oklahoma City would be wise to lock up Brooks even if it...

Brooks hopes to meet with Thunder on contract soon

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says he hopes to meet with team chairman Clay Bennett and general manager Sam Presti in ''the next couple of days'' to discuss a new contract. Brooks pointed out Saturday that no one has had down time since training camp started in early December, following the lockout that condensed the season. Brooks' deal is set to...

Russell Westbrook wore a jean vest to presser

Now that the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in the NBA Finals and the season is over, we have to send you off with one last look at what Russell Westbrook was wearing to his postgame press conference. Westbrook showed up to his final presser of the season wearing a jean vest that was cut off at the sleeves, and a pair of glasses. I guess he hopped on his Harley and rode off into the...

James Harden, Serge Ibaka Need to Be Locked Up by Oklahoma City for Thunder to Continue Success

They came up short in the NBA Finals, but the success of the Oklahoma City Thunder is just starting -- that is, if they can re-sign restricted free agents James Harden and Serge Ibaka. Harden and Ibaka were two keys to Oklahoma City's run to the NBA Finals this past season, but they are now both free agents. As restricted free agents, Oklahoma City has the chance to keep them...

Kevin Durant Cries During Emotional Postgame Moment With Mother Following NBA Finals Loss (Video)

Kevin Durant left it all on the court in the NBA Finals, tears very much included. Durant was understanably upset following Thursday's loss to Miami, which ended the Thunder's season and gave the NBA title to the Heat. The superstar's emotion was most evident during a postgame moment in the tunnel following the loss. Durant could be seen crying as he embraced his mother...

Video: Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks CLASSY huddle speech

  The OKC Thunder knew they were losing in Game 5, but that didn’t mean they were going down without tact and class as head coach Scott Brooks reiterated in the team huddle in the 4th quarter. Win like a champion, lose like a champion.

Oklahoma City Thunder fans rally to support team after NBA Finals loss (Video)

One thing that you can't say about fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder is that they don't support their team when they lose. Check out this video of a rally held in Oklahoma City on Friday in honor of the team where thousands showed up to greet Kevin Durant and the rest of the squad as they arrived back in OKC: (Courtesy of News on 6

Harden Plans To Stay With Thunder

James Harden plans to sign a multi-year extension with the Thunder.

Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson is frustrated with the Oklahoma City Thunder (video)

This just in, some people in Cleveland, Ohio still have a hatred for Miami Heat star Lebron James.Sadly, most fans don’t have a pulpit to speak their mind about the former Cavaliers star winning a title for the folks in Miami but back on Thursday night, one local news forecaster decided to let his anger out.WEWS meteorologist Mark Johnson was doing his nightly forecast and the...

When Your Hurt, Momma Is Always There. Just Ask Kevin Durant

<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;">After the Oklahoma City Thunder lost game five of the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat Kevin Durant poured out his emotions in the arms of his mother. <span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt;...

The boy that would be king: Lebron James and the Miami Heat capture the 2012 NBA championship.

Before we look ahead, lets take one last look back at the 2012 NBA finals.

Forget the Jackson and Van Gundy &quot;rubbish&quot;, Thunder need Brooks back

Let's just get this out of the way before the NBA offseason gets any further along: Phil Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy's name will be floated about with any present and future head coaching vacancies until they officially sign on the dotted line. No one knows this more lately than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Since losing to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals and in full force over...
Thunder News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.