OKC Thunder: Thunder's Russell Westbrook options increase with decision on Dion Waiters

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comA portion of the Dion Waiters question was answered on Monday. In effect, has it made the Russell Westbrook question clearer? When the Thunder agreed to a deal with Spanish guard Alex Abrines on Monday, it paved the way for the next move.
Via Thunder Rumblings
3 days ago

OKC Thunder rescind qualifying offer to Dion Waiters, making him an unrestricted free agent

Anthony Slater The Dion Waiters era in Oklahoma City is more than likely over. Late Monday night, hours after agreeing to a deal with Spanish sharpshooter Alex Abrines, the Thunder rescinded its qualifying offer for Waiters, The Oklahoman has learned.
Via Thunder Rumblings
4 days ago

OKC Thunder signs Barcelona's shooting guard Alex Abrines

Alex Abrines, drafted in 2013, will finally join the Thunder next season. The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed sharpshooter Alex Abrines, formerly of Barcelona, to a 3-year deal for $18 million, per reports. Abrines' contract with the Euroleague team included a $2.2 million buyout, $650,000 of which can be paid by the Thunder. Abrines was drafted by Oklahoma City in 2013 with the...
Via Welcome to Loud City
4 days ago

OKC Thunder: Four questions about the Thunder's lineup and rotations

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comIn his first season as Thunder head coach, Billy Donovan could have easily added “head of research and development” to his title. In the regular season, Donovan's lineups and rotations served as trial and error.
Via Thunder Rumblings
6 days ago

Andre Iguodala: OKC Thunder ‘were best team in the playoffs’

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala believes the Oklahoma City Thunder were the best team to participate in the 2016 NBA playoffs, which included Iguodala’s record-setting Warriors and the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers. “Now that we got (Kevin Durant), I can say it: They were the best team last year in the league in the playoffs,” Iguodala said, via ESPN. “They...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kevin Durant wrestling mashup videos are amazing

Kevin Durant leaving the Thunder for the Warriors is a story straight out of the WWE because of its similarities to a wrestling star doing a heel turn. Those on the ‘net picked up on this and created some spectacular wrestling-related mashups to Durant ditching the Thunder. These are splendid. Here are the best Kevin Durant wrestling mashup videos. Kevin Durant going Shawn Michaels...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What are the Oklahoma City Thunder’s next moves?

Many people say that the Oklahoma City Thunder choked away a Finals berth with their three consecutive losses to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. When you really look at it, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors put on one of the greatest performances in NBA history with their epic seven game series. Despite the three consecutive losses...
Via isportsweb.com
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

OKC repeats the Spurs series by solving its “12-minute problem”

If you thought the Western Conference semifinals between the OKC Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs would not carry over to the Western Conference Finals, Game 1 on Monday night in Oakland gave you reason to reconsider your position. A sluggish first half. A pre-halftime quarter (first or second) with at least 27 points allowed. Down by 10 or more points at some point in the game...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Thunderstorm: OKC shows why it can’t be trusted this season

The OKC Thunder are anything but OK at the moment. The Thunder live under a black cloud, but as you’ll note in the title of this piece, their problem is particular to this season. At least, that’s the best and fairest way to view the matter in the present tense. Steven Adams Has Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater Waved Off WATCH: https://t.co/ZavngPfRnG #Thunder #Mavs pic.twitter.com...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook donates 850 meals to Oklahoma City kids

Russell Westbrook, in conjunction with his Why Not? Foundation, served up 850 Thanksgiving meals on Tuesday to members of the Oklahoma City chapter of the Boys & Girls Club. The Thunder superstar — who was accompanied by his wife Nina — not only provided the food but took part in serving up the meals to the kids. Russell Westbrook: "My duty and who I am as a person...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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