OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER NEWS

Thunder Take Game 1

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports  OKC came out on fire hitting on all cylinders and took game one over the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86. The number two seed in the West jumped out to a 8-0 lead and kept blitzing the Grizzlies for the entire first half. Durant and Westbrook led the attack and threatened to run Memphis out of the building. The Grizz missed their first 18 shots from the...
Via TopSportsReport
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

(2) Oklahoma City Thunder vs (7) Memphis Grizzlies Playoffs Preview

We all know that Memphis was able to get past Oklahoma City last year in the playoffs, but it is a new year and Russell Westbrook is healthy. For all the criticism that Westbrook receives for getting sloppy and trying to make things happen, last year proves the Thunder need him because one man (Kevin Durant) cannot put the team on his back and do it on his own. Yes, he was able to...
Via Grandstand University
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fashion Face off: NBA Playoffs Rd 1 Grizzlies vs. Thunder

The NBA playoffs kicked off on Saturday. In addition to keeping you updated on everything that goes down on the court, I’m also going to feature the head-to-head fashion face offs. So let’s take a look. First up, a little guard battle between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Fashion King, Russell Westbrook stepped through in all red, as did Grizzlies’...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Durant scores 33 points as Thunder win Game 1 over Grizzlies

Kevin Durant found the freedom he was missing a year ago while Russell Westbrook was missing, and the Thunder found it much less difficult to tangle with the Memphis Grizzlies. Durant scored a game-high 33 points with eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Oklahoma City to a wire-to-wire 100-86 win over the Grizzlies in Game 1 on Saturday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena....
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Russell Westbrook likes the color red (Photo)

On Saturday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook posted an Instagram photo of himself wearing red clothes from head to toe, featuring a red T-shirt, red pants and red sneakers.Not sure what Westbrook is going for here, but the Thunder won their Western Conference playoff series opener against Memphis, so whatever works. H/T LBS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports...
Via Holdout Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA 2014 Playoffs: The Videos day one

Serge Ibaka anyone as Boston's rim protector? Checkout the top ten from day one in the NBA playoffs. Durant with a 33 point MVP like game in game one against Memphis. How about Chris Paul and Klay Thompson?
Via Celtics Today
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook, Mike Conley wear matching outfits to Game 1

Well, this is awkward. Russell Westbrook takes his fashion serious. That's been well documented. It appears the Grizzlies' Mike Conley also takes his fashion seriously. The two showed up to the Chesapeake Bay Arena for Game 1 of the Thunder-Grizzlies series Saturday night wearing the same outfit. Both of the players dressed in head-to-toe red, including the sneakers, and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder back to familiar form in Game 1 win over Grizzlies

OKLAHOMA CITY – Folks around here worry about Russell Westbrook, his knees, his temper and his overall mood.  A lot. Aside from cellphone battery life, nothing causes more worry, and of course, Westbrook was the topic of conversation once again Saturday night in Game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs against Memphis when he sat for a longer-than-usual...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant throws down fastbreak dunk after Serge Ibaka block

The only NBA team to defend their home court in the first round of today’s playoff games were the Oklahoma City Thunder as they beat the Memphis Grizzlies in game one of their playoff series. Late in the game, Memphis tried to score on a Mike Miller lay-up but sadly, he was denied by a Serge Ibaka block. Watch as Ibaka’s block lands near Kevin Durant who ends up throwing down...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder make their mark

The Thunder coasted for the first half, hung on for the second and took down a Game One victory with only the slightest bit of warning from the Grizzlies. Oklahoma City built as much as a 25-point lead in the first half and held a 20-point lead at halftime. It looked easy for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as they dominated a Grizzlies team that felt a step slow. Oh, but there...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder make their mark

The Thunder coasted for the first half, hung on for the second and took down a Game One victory with only the slightest bit of warning from the Grizzlies. Oklahoma City built as much as a 25-point lead in the first half and held a 20-point lead at halftime. It looked easy for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as they dominated a Grizzlies team that felt a step slow. Oh, but there...
Via Bloguin Best
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Durant, Westbrook duo could come to an end

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been teammates for 6 years now, but is it time for someone in this dynamic duo to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in the wind? According to Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, several GMs are convinced that the city just isn’t big enough for the both of them. But is it?It’s undeniable that Durant and Westbrook have chemistry on the court that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Some GM’s think Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook to leave Thunder

Neither Kevin Durant nor Russell Westbrook can leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency for the next few seasons, but that doesn’t mean a few NBA general managers aren’t convinced that one of them will be on the move down the road. Citing the difficulty of sharing the spotlight, according to Ric Bucher, a handful of GM’s believe one of the two will eventually depart...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder strategically select music playlist for playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY - Count on it being loud Saturday night when the Grizzlies come in for the first round of the playoffs. John Leach will make sure of it. Obviously, the sellout crowd of more than 18,000 at Chesapeake Energy Arena for the 8:30 game Saturday night will have plenty of motivation to be noisy, but it's Leach who has his hand on the controls. He is the game operations...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Are Selling Home Playoff Tickets Only To Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska Residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are only selling Round 1 home playoff tickets to Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Nebraska residents. That means Grizzlies fans living in Tennessee or Thunder fans living in any other state outside of those listed who are looking to travel to the games in OKC are SOL and must rely on resellers from StubHub or Craigslist. WUT??? This is crazy. RT...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Will Only Sell Playoff Tickets to Certain States

If you’re an Oklahoma City Thunder fan, hoping to get into Chesapeake Energy Arena to take in some playoff action, there could be some bad news for you; depending on where you live. The Bleacher Report is reporting that unless your credit card’s billing address is in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, or Nebraska, you won’t be able to purchase tickets through the team...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George Kaiser Joins Thunder As Ownership Stakeholder

George Kaiser bought an ownership stake of the Oklahoma City Thunder and has become the newest co-owner. “We are honored to welcome George Kaiser as a member of the ownership group of the Oklahoma City Thunder,” Clay Bennett said in a statement Friday. “George is a well-respected and important Oklahoma business leader, as well as one of the state and nation’s top philanthropists...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder won’t sell playoff tickets to Tennessee residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are doing their best to achieve a homecourt advantage during the NBA playoffs. To that end, they are limiting ticket sales during the playoffs to residents of Oklahoma and a few neighboring states. Those attempting to purchase playoff tickets for Thunder home games are met with the following note: All Sales […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keri Hilson & Serge Ibaka Get Back Together (Photos)

They had broken up some months ago, but I guess Keri wanted some good playoff seats, so according to Jocks and Stiletto Jill they are now back together. Flip the page to see pic of the happy couple proclaiming they are back together and in love.
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka & Keri Hilson Back Together

Looks like Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka just announced he has a boost for the playoffs. He and R&B singer Keri Hilson are back together! Serge posted a photo of the two, announcing they’re back!   The two broke up sometime after Christmas 2013 and Keri indicated she was going to write about the break on her new album. I love them together, they make...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies playoff preview

The Thunder will need Thabo Sefolosha and Kendrick Perkins to shake off the rust from their injuries to defeat the Grizzlies. They held on. Despite an incredibly unimpressive final week of the season in which it seemed as though they were trying to lose the two seed in the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder clinched home court advantage through at least two rounds with their 112-111...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant cameos in new Sprint Framily commercial

While it is not so strange to see Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant appear in a commercial, it is interesting to a larger-than-life version of the possible NBA MVP. As part of Sprint’s “Framily” plan commercial, a rather big Kevin Durant is seen speaking to a teenager in a tree house asking him to join his Framily plan: Man, if OKC had that Kevin Durant… *** KD is...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden: Money Was The Reason I Left The Thunder (Video)

I can appreciate James Harden’s honesty about the situation. The Houston Rockets shooting guard admitted he gets asked at least once a day, why he’s no longer a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. In an interview with Hannah Storm of ESPN, Harden opened up about the scenario that ended with him being traded to the Rockets.   Harden said that Thunder GM Sam Presti told him he...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden: Money Was The Reason I Left The Thunder (Video)

I can appreciate James Harden’s honesty about the situation. The Houston Rockets shooting guard admitted he gets asked at least once a day, why he’s no longer a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. In an interview with Hannah Storm of ESPN, Harden opened up about the scenario that ended with him being traded to the Rockets.   Harden said that Thunder GM Sam Presti told him he...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Sued By Woman Claiming She Arranged Flights & Hotels For The Work With No Payment

Every athlete or celebrity needs a “FOH,” friend of the hoes. That person’s job is to always have new work on deck for the athlete. “The Work” is another word athletes use to describe groupies or women whose sole purpose is sex and fun.  The FOH is a subset of athlete’s “Professional Friends.” Another duty is to take care of  the ever rotating roster of women they...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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