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Top 10 must-watch games of the 2017-18 Thunder season

The 2017-18 regular season schedule released Monday. What games should Thunder fans anticipate most? After Christmas Day and opening week matchups were released earlier this week, the NBA made public the entirety of its schedule for the upcoming season on Monday. The Thunder are poised to contend for a top seed in the West, and this brings no dearth of high-profile games. Here's...
Via Welcome to Loud City
44 minutes ago

Sounds of Thunder: The 2017/18 Oklahoma City Thunder Schedule Review

Breaking down the Thunder schedule month-by-month: Part 1: October thru December Each August, I look at the new schedule release with both anticipation and trepidation, and ask myself these questions: “How many back-to-back games will the Oklahoma City Thunder endure?” “Long road trips?” “The gauntlets of tough teams streamed together?” “Home stands?” At this point...
Via Welcome to Loud City
4 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder AM: Risers and Fallers

An offsesaon of roster expansion leaves several questions within the collective mind of Thunder Nation As Oklahoma City Thunder fans, you likely hear several questions buzzing around this team’s overhauled roster. Questions such as: Will Paul George take from Russell Westbrook’s triple-double game? Can Andre Roberson increase his shooting percentages? What will happen with Semaj...
Via Welcome to Loud City
6 hours ago

Thunder NBA's fourth-most marketable team

Berry Tramel The Thunder is the fourth-most marketable team in the NBA for the upcoming season. We know that by the best of metrics: television appearances. The NBA schedule was released Monday, and OKC’s national television appearances rank fourth, behind only Golden State, Houston and Cleveland.
Via Thunder Rumblings
14 hours ago

Thunder journal: Kanter, Durant reunite in NYC pickup game; Westbrook, George connect

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.com Enes Kanter and Kevin Durant ... playing pickup basketball ...
Via Thunder Rumblings
18 hours ago

Thunder Still Loved By National TV Networks

By Randy Renner, Senior Writer When the NBA released the full regular season schedule yesterday one thing was pretty clear...the national TV networks still love the Thunder. And why shouldn't they? Superstar Russell Westbrook, the reigning NBA MVP now has another superstar teammate in Paul George. There's plenty of drama also with Westbrook still not having signed the supermax extension...
Via InsideThunder.com
1 day ago

First Glance: 2017-18 Thunder Schedule

For the Thunder organization, the players, the coaches and the fans, this August day is always a wonderful morsel, an appetizer about a m
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Thunder Announces 2017-18 Schedule

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug.
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Athletes speak out against Charlottesville rally

The rally in Charlottesville by many white nationalists carrying tiki torches and Nazi paraphernalia over the weekend has been the biggest topic of conversation nationally since Friday night. One person died and many others have been injured during the rally. A state of emergency was declared in Virginia, and many are speaking out against what’s happening. That even includes many...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans start petition for Steven Adams cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’

Steven Adams may soon be arriving to an HBO broadcast near you.On Tuesday, Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript shared a petition that was started by fans to get the Oklahoma City Thunder big man a cameo appearance on the hit television series “Game of Thrones.” As a seven-footer with a heavy accent, Adams seems like a rather perfect fit for the GoT universe. But then again, he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Warriors target Paul George in free agency next summer?

On the surface, it seems absolutely ridiculous. The defending champion Golden State Warriors already have one of the most-talented rosters in NBA history. They boast one of the top-five small forwards in the history of the game (Kevin Durant).So, why would Golden State even consider attempting to sign All-Star forward Paul George next summer?According to Tim Kawakami of The Athletic...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Steven Adams shaving trademark mustache

The majestic growth of hair on Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams’ upper lip is no more, and social media is officially distraught.The now-Stache Brother-less Enes Kanter posted a picture to Twitter on Wednesday of Adams’ new look, with no beard either for good measure. Predictably, the fan reaction was considerably less than enthused. Adams’ marvelous mustache had been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Hasn’t Carpool Karaoke or Lip Sync Battle Signed Russell Westbrook Yet?

Social media has become a driving force in our society for discovering talented individuals, showcasing work, earning jobs, and ultimately getting a deeper look into celebrity lives. It gives people the to have their voices heard and share some of their most personal moments. Whether that means following The Rock on Instagram for fitness inspiration, Chance the Rapper saving SoundCloud...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Senator on Kevin Durant: We would welcome him back any time

Not every single person in Oklahoma dislikes former Thunder forward Kevin Durant, who departed for the Golden State Warriors in free agency prior to last season. It really just might seem like it’s that way.But if we were to ask Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), he wouldn’t have any issue with Durant returning to the state the politician has pledged to represent. “Kevin Durant...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Oklahoma City Thunder Are One Move Away From A Perfect Offseason

It feels like ancient history now, but flash back a year ago and many in the NBA world were imploring Sam Presti, general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder, to trade Russell Westbrook. Presti, you see, had just lost the best player in franchise history to his team’s most intimidating rival, and Westbrook would enter free agency the next summer – this summer. For a brief moment...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose work out together at UNLV

Mr. Basketball finalist/UNLV freshman Amauri Hardy was lucky enough to experience something not too many college hoopers get to experience — working out with LeBron James, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook.These guys hooped it up together and had a shootaround of sorts at UNLV on Thursday. Here are some photos.    Rose and James will be playing alongside each other in Cleveland...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs rejected Paul George deal & lost out on Chris Paul because of Kyrie Irving

It would be an understatement to say that Kyrie Irving has put the Cleveland Cavaliers in a tough spot.Usually in late July, when summer league is ending and the free agency frenzy has dried up, basketball typically takes a back seat to baseball and the start of football training camp. However, Cavs star, Kyrie Irving, has catapulted the NBA back to the top of the sports world headlines...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hundreds of Oklahoma City fans welcomed Paul George at the airport

Paul George might very well be a rental for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but that won’t be because the OKC fans weren’t enthusiastic about having him as a part of the team. It’s a rabid fanbase, one that adopted the Hornets in the wake of Katrina, to the point that they became the obvious go-to market for teams threatening to leave their cities for greener pastures. That team...
Via The Comeback
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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