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Thunder Mitch McGary brings infectious enthusiasm

Kevin Durant takes a lot of shots. And he tends to make a lot of them. During games. During practice. After practice. On his own time. The four-time scoring champ has spent a lot of hours refining a shooting stroke that’s ascended to a level few humans have ever reached. So it’s no surprise that, when he returned to Oklahoma City this past weekend, Durant made his way to the...
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Thunder Rumors: Reggie Jackson viewed as part of future plans

Day one of the NBA training camp is in the books and Oklahoma City Thunder fans are wondering, "Is this finally the year?" The Thunder fell short of their team goal of reaching the NBA Finals last season as the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs ended their season during the Western Conference Semi-finals.Reggie Jackson of the Thunder is one of the most explosive players...
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Thunder Rumors: OKC not trading Reggie Jackson

The Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the best teams on the west coast, as well as in the league, is refusing to let go Reggie Jackson, their All-Star point guard.With All-star, Kevin Durant and rising star Russell Westbrook, the Thunder make up an impeccable team. Reggie Jackson, one of the few point guards on the team, now may be eligible for a contract extension with OKC. If the contract...
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder enter training camp ready to compete

After a year that saw yet another playoff loss due in large part to an injury to a key player, Scott Brooks and the Oklahoma City Thunder are back and ready to bring home that elusive title this year. The Thunder advanced to the Western Conference Finals last season after a hard fought six game series victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, which saw quite a few dramatic comebacks...
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Westbrook agrees with Brooks that he is best point guard in NBA

This will always be a heated discussion: who is the best point guard in the NBA? Well, Scott Brooks mentioned his opinion during Thunder Media Day. From Royce Young of ESPN: Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook couldn’t argue with his coach’s assessment Monday. Brooks almost seemed eager to bestow...
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Thunder Look Forward For Opportunity To Re-Sign Kevin Durant In 2016

Kevin Durant candidly discussed his present and future with the Oklahoma City Thunder, making it clear that he is pleased with the franchise's direction and likes his situation. "We'll keep dancing around (the topic), and by the time it comes it's going to be even more awkward than it was, so it's not a surprise (that people ask him about it) because everybody...
Via RealGM
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Steven Adams Brought Back a Solid Moustache and Tattoo For Camp

Steve-O’s stash!! pic.twitter.com/u4OZqnSmr8 — Darnell Mayberry (@DarnellMayberry) September 29, 2014 New Zealand native and Oklahoma Thunder second-year forward Steven Adams begins his sophomore NBA campaign with a solid lead in the leagues best moustache category. He also got himself a forearm tattoo to accessorize it which seems par for the course. Not sure if this will lead...
Via Hooped Up
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Thunder's Reggie Jackson working for starter role

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Reggie Jackson takes his time when he answers questions. He's thoughtful and contemplative.  He cried after a playoff win a season ago. He smiles after losses. And Jackson speaks barely above a whisper. But what Jackson said Monday, when the Thunder players met the media for the first time before training camp begins Tuesday, was loud and clear. He needed a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Russell Westbrook: "I'm the best point guard" in NBA

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook for the first time, refused to argue with his coach assessment.  “I believe Russell is the best point guard in basketball,” Brooks said, unprompted. “That’s happened over time. I’ve seen Russell every practice, every game, every film session...
Via Thacover2
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Recharged Durant ready for new season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant made the tough decision to withdraw from Team USA before the FIBA World Cup. Now, the Oklahoma City Thunder hope to benefit from having a rested superstar. Durant led the league in minutes last season on his way to winning the MVP award. After the season, while some players lost weight or worked on specific areas of their games, Durant focused on...
Via AP on Fox
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Steven Adams shows off new mustache at Thunder Media Day

As media day continues for numerous teams around the association today, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams showed up looking a tad different. Adams debuted a fuller-looking mustache at the Thunder’s Media Day and check out the photo courtesy of the Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry from his Twitter account: Steve-O's stash!! pic.twitter.com/u4OZqnSmr8 — Darnell Mayberry...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Thuner Injury Update: Perry Jones and Nick Collison ready for training camp

The Oklahoma City Thunder approach training camp coming off a season in which they fell just two games short of the NBA Finals. With 11 players on the roster under 25 years of age, the Thunder are a young, upcoming team that should only continue to improve. One player that improved from his rookie season to his second season was small forward Perry Jones. He went arthroscopic...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Injury Update: Kendrick Perkins strains quad, to be reevaluated in two weeks

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be without starting center Kendrick Perkins. Due to a strained quad, Perkins will miss the beginning of training camp general manger Sam Presti told reporters on Thursday. He will be reevaluated in two weeks.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsSam Presti said Kendrick Perkins recently strained a quad. Will be reevaluated in two weeks. Out to start...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Mocked For Lazy-Looking D-League Logo

The Oklahoma City Thunder revealed a new logo for their D-League club on Wednesday, and the result was not an instant classic: There's Thunder blue & now there's Oklahoma City Blue. New name for Development League team. nba.com/thunder/corpor… http://t.co/3jAuAdjuFj— OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) September 24, 2014 If the logo looks extremely plain to you, you’re...
Via NESN.com
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Nike throws Durant a Redskins-themed birthday party

On Monday, Kevin Durant will be turning 26, but Nike decided to throw him an early birthday party. Earlier this month, Durant signed a new contract with Nike that is worth about 300 million dollars. At the party, Durant had a cake with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s basketball court, one of his signature shoes, and a Redskins jersey with his name and number on it. Kevin Durant was...
Via DC Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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