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PHOTO: Enes Kanter dwarfed by world’s tallest man

Enes Kanter made headlines this summer when he inked a $70 million four-year contract with Oklahoma City.   However, if OKC was really looking for some “Turkish Thunder” to protect the rim, they may have been better off scouting Sultan Kosem, who, at 8’3″, just happens to be the world’s tallest man.  Here’s a recently taken picture of Enes and his fellow countryman...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Kanter looks tiny next to the world's tallest man (PHOTOS)

Oklahoma City Thunder big man Enes Kanter is a large human by any standard. Standing 6-11, 245 lbs., Kanter is quite massive, even in the NBA, where the average player fluctuates between 6-6 and 6-7 and about 220 lbs.  But there are exceptions to every rule, and this is one: Kanter looks normal-sized, even tiny, standing next to Sultan Kösen, the tallest man in the world: Kösen...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Signing Talib Zanna On Non-Guaranteed Deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with free agent forward Talib Zanna, league sources told RealGM. Zanna spent last season with the OKC Blue in the NBA D-League, averaging 13.3 points, 11 rebounds and 60 percent field-goal shooting in 50 games. Zanna joins Dez Wells as training camp invites to the Thunder. Zanna played for the Thunder and Cleveland...
Via RealGM
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

6'11" Oklahoma City Thunder center + "world's tallest man" = you're small

With the World Tallest Man! (8'3) "Sultan Kosem" from Turkey. We should try to get him in @okcthunder @NBA @GWR Lol pic.twitter.com/77i0xl7xxO— Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) August 27, 2015[Dr. Dan Carson]Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Oklahoma City Thunder look to get back to the Western Conference playoffs in the upcoming season, they have one of the most intriguing teams in the association. Despite both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook suffering in-season injuries, the Thunder came up only one game short of making into the playoffs. Check out some of their best moments from last season in the below...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

World’s tallest man dwarfs 6-foot-11 Enes Kanter

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is 6-foot-11, looked short when he stood next to the tallest living male on the planet. Kanter tweeted out a picture of himself with Sultan Kosen, an 8’3″ Turkish man. With the World Tallest Man! (8’3) “Sultan Kosem” from Turkey. We should try to get him in @okcthunder @NBA @GWR Lol pic.twitter.com/77i0xl7xxO — Enes Kanter...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Perry Jones III Given a Fresh Start with the Boston Celtics

Perry Jones III was disapointing for the Oklahoma City Thunder despite his incredible length and athleticism. He will be looking to make an impact for the Boston Celtics this season. 
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Gets Turnt at Taylor Swift Concert

OKC Thunder live wire Russell Westbrook has a well documented affinity for Taylor Swift jams. So it’s no surprise he hit up her concert at the Staples Center and of course, proceeded to have the time of his life. This moment just made his summer. A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:19am PDT The post Russell Westbrook Gets Turnt at...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook rocks out at Taylor Swift concert

Russell Wilson is a huge Taylor Swift fan, apparently. The Oklahoma City Thunder star was in Los Angeles on Tuesday night to see her in concert, and it’s clear that he’s not just a casual fan. As evidenced by the video he posted to Instagram, Westbrook knows all the words to her songs. Check out him rocking out to “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” ...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil B accepts invite to tryout for Sixers’ D-League team

    “Hoop Life mixtape i’mma try it out/I’mma try out, tryna’ make a route Up in the club like Dirk Nowitzki/See me on the court if you wanna diss me Lets play a game of 21, its really fun/I got half court shots and I’ll post you up” These are just a few of the bars that Bay Area rapper Lil B famously spat in his notorious diss track of Thunder superstar Kevin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook rocks out at Taylor Swift concert (Video)

Don’t hate on the Brodie. Especially don’t hate on the Brodie for his elegant taste in music. On Tuesday night, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook proved that even cyborgs have feelings, attending a Taylor Swift concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and sharing majestic footage of him lip-syncing in the audience to his Instagram account. T SWIFT...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Russell Westbrook filmed himself singing at Taylor Swift concert

Taylor Swift is one of the most popular pop stars of this generation. Whether you love her or hate her, you have to admit that she is one of the biggest stars today. Everyone seems to love singing along with her songs. Whether you are “feeling 22″, have “bad blood”, or just want to tell your ex that you are “never ever ever getting back together”, her tunes are very catchy...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Russell Westbrook rock out at Taylor Swift concert

Russell Westbrook is a Swifty. The Thunder guard attended Taylor Swift's concert at the Staples Center on Tuesday and he had a blast belting out her No. 1 hit, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." Westbrook also added some solid head-bopping and deft hand motions. The NBA star's fandom of T-Swift shouldn't come as a surprise. A few months earlier, he posted this clip of himself...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Went To Taylor Swift Show, Naturally Jammed Out (Video)

Russell Westbrook apparently is a Taylor Swift guys, because these days, so is just about everyone. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard was in Los Angeles on Tuesday night where he naturally stopped by the Staples Center to check out Swift’s concert. If his Instagram is any indication, Westbrook seemed to have himself a darn good time. Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised Westbrook was...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook x Kevin Durant ‘Sonics’ Illustration

It’s pretty unlikely the Oklahoma City Thunder duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant will ever play a home or road game for the now defunct Seattle SuperSonics. But wouldn’t it be great if they wore the old Sonics throwback gear for a few nights? Yup! Get a good look at this sketch by Phoenix artist Michael Walchalk and allow your imagination to run wild Mr. Silver. The...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook opens 'Russell's Reading Rooms' at three L.A. elementary schools

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook may be criticized for being selfish at times on the hardwood, but off of it he is anything but. Westbrook, who grew up in South Los Angeles, is giving back to his hometown this offseason. Westbrook is opening three 'Russell's Reading Rooms' at three different Los Angeles elementary schools, including the one he attended as a child -- 75th...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant discusses rumors of his impending free agency

The 2014 NBA MVP will be highly sought after in the 2016 Free Agency With the 2015-16 NBA Season still yet to begin; fans, reporters and analysts have started the search for Kevin Durant’s new home come the beginning of the 2016-17 NBA Season. With a year to go and so much along the way that will factor into Durant’s decision, it seems illogical to predict where the 2014...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook is confident that OKC Thunder will make it to the finals

Aggressive, ruthless, determined, possessed and hungry for success. Yes, we are describing an individual who is as competitive as they come. A player who has the killer instinct of an assassin on the basketball court; One who has no remorse whatsoever after he has demolished you on floor because he will do anything necessary to win, win and win. Russell Westbrook. Who would not want...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Footlocker ad featuring Kevin Durant will have you celebrating

Footlocker is in a category all of its own in terms of producing great commercials starring athletes. As long as they keep making great spots, we will continue to share them. One of their latest spots features Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant (and friends) and it’s all about the jubilation of eruption. The whole premise of the spot is an impressive dunk which sends all...
Via Awful Advertisements
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Pre-season schedule released

Thunder Nation is ready to see Ibaka back on the court! The Oklahoma City Thunder released they’re pre-season schedule this morning, which tallies at a total of six games. Two of the six games will be played at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, three of them will be out-of-state and one will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Similar to other NBA teams, the Thunder are aiming to go to a different...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka trolls Matt Barnes over Rihanna situation

    Rihanna embarrassed Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes on Sunday shortly after Barnes hinted that he has been dating the R&B artist. In a post on Instagram, Rihanna claimed she has never even met Barnes and called him a liar. Serge Ibaka seemed to enjoy Rihanna’s reaction. Ibaka, who has a long history of beefing with Barnes, sent a couple of tweets shortly after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Sends Backpacks To Texas Football Players

Kevin Durant has a lot of things to worry about right now. He needs to find a way to help the Oklahoma City Thunder get to the next level. It wasn’t too long ago that Durant and Russell Westbrook had the Thunder competing in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. Now, the team looks a little different. Scott Brooks has been replaced by former Florida Gators head coach Billy Donovan...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant experienced second foot fracture last season

Kevin Durant #35 It may be the most talked about situation in all of basketball right now, but for good reason—Kevin Durant’s health concerns more than just the Oklahoma City Thunder. The reason being that Kevin Durant will be the most anticipated free agent during the 2016 offseason. Ergo, his health and recovery is being microscopically critiqued by many NBA front offices...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

(Jan. 22, 2015 – Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… A new head coach will take the role this season with the singular target of making the NBA Finals. Billy Donovan has a tough task ahead of him, playing against an incredibly tough Western Conference with a relatively shallow squad, so Donovan will be relying heavily on...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Offseason Grade

 If the gods bless KD and OKC with good health, could this be the year they reach the NBA’s summit? IN Enes Kanter—four years, $70 million Kyle Singler—four years, $19.4 million Josh Huestis—two years, $2.3 million Cameron Payne—no. 14 overall OUT Perry Jones III—traded to Boston Jeremy Lamb—traded to Charlotte OVERVIEW In the big scheme of things, the offseason...
Via The Lottery Mafia
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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