Mustafa Shakur has signed a 10-day contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Shakur has appeared in 37 games (36 starts) with the Erie BayHawks and Tulsa 66ers this season, averaging 16.7 points, 6.1 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.92 steals in 34.4 minutes per contest.
Shakur (6-3, 190), has appeared in 37 games (36 starts) with the Erie BayHawks and Tulsa 66ers this season, averaging...
The Oklahoma City Thunder won't sign Reggie Williams to a second 10-day contract with his first one expiring on Saturday, a league source tells RealGM.
Williams will return to the Tulsa 66ers of the D-League.
Williams is averaging 20.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in the D-League.
Russell Westbrook will rest in some, if not all, of the Oklahoma City Thunder's six back-to-back sets to close the final month of the season.
Westbrook is also playing with a minutes restriction.
“There’s going to be some back-to-backs he’s not going to play,” Scott Brooks said. “We definitely have a plan in place.”
Westbrook has looked increasingly stronger since...
Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant and KIND Healthy Snacks are teaming up for a new initiative to change the way we perceive strength and kindness. Phrases like “nice guys finish last” are culturally accepted—and even promoted—while kindness makes one appear vulnerable. KD and KIND seek to flip the script with STRONG & KIND. Through the program, the partners...
Despite the Oklahoma City Thunder cruising on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Serge Ibaka had a hard time staying on his feet.
During a stoppage of play in the third, Russell Westbrook hit the floor and Ibaka went over to help his teammate of the ground.
Sadly for Ibaka, he slipped and fell on his behind:
Ibaka falls down [@CJZero]
Ibaka image courtesy of Getty Images
Kevin Durant called Kobe Bryant the greatest NBA player of all time on Thursday afternoon. Durant said, via Matt Moore of CBS Sports: “He’s the greatest of all time. His skill is second to none. Him and MJ are neck and neck as far as skill,” Durant said. “Kobe is the top two best ever in just having skill, footwork, shooting the 3, shooting the pull-up, posting up, dunking...
Kevin Durant has a special place for Kobe Bryant in his heart. Speaking with the Los Angeles Daily News‘ Mark Medina, Durant spoke of Bryant’s influence and his place in history. Durant called Bryant No.1 to Michael Jordan’s 1A status , and said that “Kobe was the greatest of all time.” “He’s the greatest of all time. His skill is second to none. Him and MJ are...
Caron Butler arrived in Oklahoma City with an inkling that he’d get some playing time.
But this much, this early? Not sure anyone could have expected that.
Since his arrival, Butler has averaged 27 minutes in his four games. Other than the Thunder’s big three – Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka – that’s easily the most of any OKC player during that stretch...
On the basketball court Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka is a man of many talents being able to blocks shots, grab rebounds, and consistency hit perimeter jumpers.
Off the court, Serge looks to be showing off his culinary talents wearing a chef’s hat and shooting a video in the photo below posted to his Twitter:
I don't only shoot on the court, also in my kitchen ...
Ready for your next rapper-jock beef? This one involves Bay Area rapper “Lil B” and Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant. In 2012 Lil B challenged KD to a one-on-one game. KD agreed at first but later changed his mind. Since then, Lil B has maintained a one-sided beef and recently recorded a diss track named, “F*ck KD.”
And YES, there is a video. In the clip, Lil...
Hard to be hopeful when you lose to the last-place Lakers.
Hard to feel good about anything from an Oklahoma City Thunder perspective after giving up 114 to the Lakers and 128 to Phoenix on this two-game road trip.
Coach Scott Brooks said his team is in a "Defensive Valley," but that actually sort of sounds peaceful. The Thunder are in a defensive rut, a situation so bad...
Russell Westbrook went coast-to-coast for a monster dunk on Kent Bazemore during the Oklahoma City Thunder-Los Angeles Lakers game on Sunday. Westbrook struggled in the contest, but the move shows signs that he’s returning to form after the multiple knee surgeries. The post Video: Russell Westbrook Goes Coast-to-Coast for Mega Dunk appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Caron Butler got in early and played plenty.
Tuesday night, against the 76ers, it was the kind of game that set up perfectly in a situation that was also pretty close to ideal for the newest member of the Thunder.
A chance for Butler to play against a bottom-of-the-league kind of team. An opportunity to get some minutes, learn the offense in what was as close to a...
OKLAHOMA CITY - Caron Butler has faced real adversity before.
More than a dozen arrests before he was 15 years old. Time spent in prison.
As a professional, Butler has had a number of injuries, even one that caused him to miss the Finals with Dallas two seasons ago.
And this year?
"For those not familiar with me, my name is James Caron Butler," he said Monday afternoon...
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Tweet The Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder appear to have hit their stride once again, thanks in part to Russell Westbrook‘s return to form lately. After missing close to two months after another knee surgery Westbrook returned February 20th, and the Thunder promptly went on a three-game losing streak. But OKC has now won their past two games and Westbrook...