Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC Thunder In the news: Burden on Paul George to start season, Andre Roberson injury update

OKC Thunder star Paul George will carry burden of season start with Russell Westbrook and Andre Roberson both potentially missing time due to injury. Paul George returns for his second season with the OKC Thunder carrying more of a burden to lead his squad. That’s because of uncertainty regarding...

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OKC Thunder fans might want to scratch Isiah Thomas off Christmas card list

NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas doesn’t believe the OKC Thunder will make the playoffs despite re-signing Paul George and offseason depth improvements. Excitement is mounting as OKC Thunder players will arrive for Media Day on Monday, September 24 and begin training camp on Tuesday, September 25....

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OKC Thunder favored to win competitive Northwest in updated Vegas odds

Vegas odds makers set revised odds this week for Conferences and Divisions with OddsShark favoring the OKC Thunder to win the Northwest. Back in mid August TI dove into the Vegas lines to discover where oddsmakers listed the OKC Thunder in terms of winning a title. Updated odds this week provided insight...

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Are the Denver Nuggets better than the Oklahoma City Thunder?

Locked on Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by James Holas aka Snottie Drippin. The two of us discuss the likelihood of the Nuggets missing the playoffs as well as the season outlook for the OKC Thunder. Segment 1: The downside for the ThunderSegment 2: The upside for the ThunderSegment 3:...

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OKC Thunder: As Lee Jenkins shifts to a front office position, TI revisits his best articles

As Lee Jenkins exits Sports Illustrated to take a front office position, TI revisits his best OKC Thunder articles paying homage to the talented writer. After LeBron James chose Lee Jenkins to write his “I’m Coming Home” essay in July 2014, Jenkins essentially became a household name...

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How OKC Thunder are affected by 2020-21 salary cap and luxury tax level changes

A surprise bump to the NBA’s salary cap will be enforced in the 2020-21 season. Here’s how it will affect the OKC Thunder. In a recent announcement released by Shams Carania of The Athletic, the NBA salary cap will receive a $2 million increase from the expected amount in the 2020-21...

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OKC Thunder In the news: Twins for Westbrook, enter to win 2018 Sports Fan of the Year

OKC Thunder royal family is expanding the fan base by two, while each of you have an opportunity to showcase why you’re the 2018 Sports Fan of the Year. With training camps less than a week away the NBA is active once more. Thank you Basketball Gods! Before jumping into court related news OKC Thunder...

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OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook confirms twin girls will join big brother Noah

Speculation over the newest OKC Thunder fans can be put to rest as Russell Westbrook confirms wife Nina will deliver twin girls this year. Back in early August Thunderous Intentions ran an article highlighting an early morning Instagram post from Nina Westbrook, wife of OKC Thunder star Russell. Pictured...

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OKC Thunder in the news: NBA Salary cap news, Schroder coming up big internationally

OKC Thunder In the news features updated salary cap and luxury tax levels, Dennis Schroder comes up big internationally and SI Top 100 players provides league-wide insight. The home stretch is well within sight as the OKC Thunder will begin arriving in less than a week. Media Day happens on September...

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NBA announces 2019-20 and 2020-21 salary cap and luxury tax levels

The NBA released 2019-20 and 2020-21 salary cap threshold and luxury tax levels. The second set of numbers are slightly higher than the June report. The National Basketball Association reached out to teams to confirm the projected salary cap and point where luxury tax will kick in. For the 2019-20 NBA...

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Shouldn’t a Thunder fan be the Fan of the Year?

Hey Thunder fans, it’s time to throw our hat in the ring for FanSided’s Sports Fan of the Year and prove who the best fans in football really are. That’s right, FanSided is searching for the most passionate sports fan in the country for our third annual Sports Fan of the Year contest....

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Oklahoma City Thunder 2018-19 NBA Season Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder have all the pieces to be an elite team, even in the West, but can they survive missing Russell Westbrook and does their style of play translate to winning NBA basketball? Basketball Insiders take a look at the Oklahoma City Thunder in this 2018-19 NBA Season Preview.

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Busy summer primes OKC Thunder’s Alex Abrines for big season

It has been a busy summer for the OKC Thunder and players, but nobody experienced more change than Alex Abrines both on and off the court. The past five months has been one of, if not the, most critical time in Alex Abrines’ life. In addition to getting married and hosting youth camps in Spain,...

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OKC Thunder in the news: Memorable games, best-worst case scenario

OKC Thunder in the news for September 17 features fans pick for most memorable game and Bleacher Report notes teams best-worst case scenarios. The days are falling by as the OKC Thunder players are nearing a return to the court. With that the features we’ll focus on today revolve around fans picking...

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How OKC Thunder compare vs. adversaries- dissecting Sports Illustrated top 100 by conference, division, team

Diving into Sports Illustrated’s top 100 for key takeaways on Conference, Division and team splits and how the OKC Thunder compare to adversaries. Every offseason Sports Illustrated writers Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney come out with their annual top 100 NBA player list. This year the...

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OKC Thunder Patrick Patterson, Nerlens Noel miss SI 2019 Top 100 cut, Andre Roberson cited in snubs

OKC Thunder land four on SI 2019 Top 100 Players while 2018 honorees Patrick Patterson and Nerlens Noel miss cut and Andre Roberson cited in the ‘snubs’ companion article. Notably missing from Sports Illustrated Top 100 players is OKC Thunder defender Andre Roberson. Granted, every team...

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OKC Thunder Russell Westbrook No. 7 on Sports Illustrated Top 100 list

OKC Thunder franchise cornerstone and 2016 -17 MVP Russell Westbrook lands in the top ten at number seven on the Sports Illustrated Top 100  player list. Earlier this season Vegas odds for the 2018-19 MVP placed OKC Thunder point man Russell Westbrook at seventh. So, when Sports Illustrated rolled...

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OKC Thunder star Paul George No. 11 on Sports Illustrated Top 100 list

OKC Thunder re-signed star Paul George captures number 11 on the Sports Illustrated Top 100  player list just missing out on the top ten talents in the NBA. In his second full season with the OKC Thunder Paul George begins the new campaign recognized by Sports Illustrated’s annual Top 100...

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OKC Thunder center Steven Adams leaps to No. 38 on Sports Illustrated Top 100 list

OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams jumps nine steps up the Sports Illustrated Top 100 NBA player list landing at number 38. Steven Adams is the second OKC Thunder player to hit the Sports Illustrated Top 100 NBA players list. Writers  Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney  pay homage to the New Zealand...

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OKC Thunder Dennis Schroder No. 80 on Sports Illustrated Top 100 list

OKC Thunder newest backcourt talent Dennis Schroeder is the first of the team to land on Sports Illustrated Top 100 list at number 80. It’s almost a rite of passage at this point That moment in the NBA offseason when Sports Illustrated writers  Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney teasingly...

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