Thunder Players Fill Up & Reach Out at the Oklahoma State Fair

September 19, 2017

White, shin-high socks with small colorized tacos stitched into them were tucked into “Cheeseburger” Nike Air Max sneakers. It was a fitting footwear theme for Patrick Patterson, the newcomer Thunder forward who was experiencing his first-ever Oklahoma State Fair – a sort of mecca of funky food. After all, it was the right day of the week for his socks, a true “Taco Tuesday”. But as his teammate Andre Roberson…

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Steven Adams, Kyle Singler Connect With Youth for Fitness

September 18, 2017

This was not your normal P.E. class. Fresh off another record-breaking summer of running his youth hoops camps in New Zealand, Thunder center Steven Adams was still in coaching mode. 60 students at Taft Middle School got an unexpected visit from the Big Kiwi along with teammate Kyle Singler inside their gym on Thursday afternoon. .@RealStevenAdams & @KyleSingler joined students at Taft Middle School for a Thunder Fit clinic, presented…

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New Thunder Alternate Uniform Makes a Statement

September 16, 2017

Oklahoma City, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 – Innovation in design and a bold look make up the third Oklahoma City Thunder uniform unveiled for the 2017-18 season. On Friday, Nike and the Thunder released the full design for the Statement edition, which – like the Icon and Association editions – is built on innovation and technological research that have keyed into the needs of the athlete. The lead design element…

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Andre Roberson, Josh Huestis Serve Up Volleyball Fun

September 15, 2017

Ripping one devastating spike after another, the varsity girls’ volleyball team at Mount St. Mary Catholic High School showed its championship mettle in a dazzling display of skill and power. Thunder teammates Andre Roberson and Josh Huestis experienced first hand of what it was like to work with a talented group that celebrated its 5A State Championship just last fall. The practice session inside the school’s gym was interrupted when…

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Thunder Experience Coming to the Oklahoma State Fair

September 14, 2017

Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that the team is bringing the Thunder experience to the Oklahoma State Fair, as the Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers, Storm Chasers and more will be at the fair to engage with fans and hand out pocket schedules.  Thunder entertainers are scheduled to perform, meet fans and pose for pictures during the first four days of the fair. The…

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Thunder Announces Media Day and Training Camp

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 13, 2017 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold its annual media day on Monday, Sept. 25 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, the team announced today. All Thunder players and Head Coach Billy Donovan will be available for interviews and photo availability from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. If media members have any special requests for photography or interview needs on media day, please contact Matt Tumbleson at mtumbleson@okcthunder.com. Parking…

September 14, 2017
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Daniel Hamilton, Dakari Johnson Bring Smiles at Children’s Hospital

September 13, 2017

Her face reddened when two unexpected visitors with big smiles and greetings joined her at the arts and crafts table in the playroom. Working on an art project, 15-year-old patient Nyah Brown was coating blue paint on a picture frame when Thunder teammates Dakari Johnson and Daniel Hamilton squeezed their respective 7-foot and 6-foot-7 frames beside her and reached for their own brushes. Johnson and Hamilton spent Tuesday afternoon delivering…

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Patrick Patterson: The Mortar Between the Stones

September 12, 2017

Over a decade ago, the students at Huntington High School in West Virginia clamored whenever Patrick Patterson’s frequent recruiter Billy Donovan popped into town for a visit. The heralded McDonald’s All-American ended up choosing Donovan and University of Florida’s SEC rival, the University of Kentucky, for undergrad. But this summer, Donovan finally won the recruiting battle. “I remember it like it was yesterday. It was a lot of fun. Something…

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Thunder Challenges Students to Engage in Reading

Oklahoma City, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 – In recognition of the critical role that literacy plays in shaping a child’s future, the Oklahoma City Thunder today encouraged teachers to sign up for its ninth annual Thunder Reading Challenge, presented by American Fidelity. All Oklahoma teachers for kindergarten through third-grade students are invited to join the program, which seeks to inspire young students to develop good reading habits and a love of…

September 11, 2017
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Semaj Christon, Josh Huestis Deliver Book Bus Fun

September 8, 2017

With book in hand before the boy dismounted the steps to exit the bus, his eyes sparked with excitement on his cherubic face as he declared, “This is the best day of my life!” The young student had his arms raised in celebration with the same fervor of knocking down a buzzer beater. Sitting behind the wheel, this moment of triumph drew a chuckle from Thunder guard Semaj Christon who…

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