Lack of Consistency, Discipline Does in Thunder – OKC 107, NOP 114

November 21, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Only six minutes had gone by to start the game, and the Thunder was already up by 19 points. Great start. Similar to ones it has had recently. Over the ensuing 12 minutes, that lead evaporated down to nothing. From then, it was on, and as the game wore on, the Thunder didn’t make enough plays on either end to come up with a win. That’s how…

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Practice, Film and Recovery to Prep for Pelicans – INTEGRIS Game Day Report: OKC at NOP

November 19, 2017

Broadcast Information Tip-off: 7:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network NEW ORLEANS – The Thunder just got done dealing with the new twin towers in San Antonio of LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol. Now it’ll be charged with battling the next generation of tandem bigs. New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is listed as probably for Monday night’s clash with…

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A Night of Thunder Fun for Norman Boys and Girls Club

November 19, 2017

By Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com For a few moments during the bus ride on I-35 north, 12-year-old Thunder fans Jack and Parker sat still in silence next to each other taking in the window views. While sightings of the Devon Tower and the rest of the downtown skyline stirred oohs and ahs around them, the boys came to life when they spotted the large window portraits of their hoops idols…

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Every Inch Counts, Thunder Comes up Short – OKC 101, SAS 104

November 18, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – A toe-length made all the difference at the end on Friday night. But it was what happened after a blistering hot start by the Thunder that caused a 104-101 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. After a wild, scrambling possession that featured a pair of Thunder misses, Carmelo Anthony pulled up around a Steven Adams screen with a chance to tie the game at 102 with 5…

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Giving Back Where It All Began for Dre

November 17, 2017

Over a decade ago, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker walked into the small gymnasium inside the Davis-Scott YMCA, situated on the dividing line of the Nevada Street and Denver Heights neighborhoods on the east side of the city. On Friday, one of the kids that Parker mentored that day will play for the Thunder against the Spurs. But first on Thursday evening, just an hour after the Thunder arrived…

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Be Decisive, Disciplined on 'O' – INTEGRIS Game Day Report: OKC at SAS

November 16, 2017

Broadcast Information Tip-off: 7:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network SAN ANTONIO – There have been some opponents this season that the Thunder has played poorly against, but managed to defeat because of a talent advantage. There have been times that the Thunder has played well, and gotten the result to show for it. In order to win on Friday…

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Taking Care of Business – OKC 92, CHI 79

November 16, 2017

It all started with a simple drive. Thunder guard Alex Abrines blew past his man going left into the paint, swung the ball down the baseline to Josh Huestis in the right corner, who hit Raymond Felton who pitched around the horn to Jerami Grant who dished it immediately to Patrick Patterson in the left corner. There was no one within 15 feet of Patterson, and the Thunder stretch forward…

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Terrance Ferguson Recalled From Oklahoma City Blue

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 15, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has recalled guard Terrance Ferguson from the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA G League, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.   Ferguson started in the Blue’s 122-118 win over the Texas Legends on Tuesday night, contributing 24 points and five rebounds in 33 minutes.

November 15, 2017
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Russell Westbrook Serves Up Dinner, Memories

November 15, 2017

By Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com Six years ago, when Russell Westbrook hosted his first Thanksgiving dinner at the Boys & Girls Club on 35th and Western, Thunder fan Shona Smith was a teenager when she first encountered the point guard. Moving shoulder to shoulder in line with plate in hand, Smith suddenly stopped dead in her tracks when she stared at an apron-clad Westbrook. Wielding a ladle, Westbrook flashed a…

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Keep it Rolling, Extend Runs – INTEGRIS Game Day Report: OKC vs. CHI

November 15, 2017

Broadcast Information Tip-off: 7:00 p.m. CT Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network Gradually, the Thunder has started to show that mental stamina that Head Coach Billy Donovan has been looking for more and more. Especially since returning to Oklahoma City after a stretch of 12 out of 15 days on the road, the Thunder has been able to extend runs, play to…

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