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Mitch McGary shows enthusiasm, need for conditioning in Thunder scrimmage

Erik Horne The Thunder has to get down to 15 players before Oct. 26. With the offseason suspensions of Mitch McGary and the Thunder having a surplus of frontcourt players, McGary is one of the biggest roster questions of the preseason.
Via Thunder Rumblings
1 hour ago

Morrow, Sabonis, Roberson Shine In Blue/White Scrimmage

Players line up for free throws at the Thunder Blue/White Scrimmage at OKC's John Marshall High School Tuesday night. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterThey called it a game but it was really a scrimmage, a glorified practice, but there were plenty of times last night when it seemed to be much more than that. And with all the...
Via InsideThunder.com
2 hours ago

Thunder journal: Ronnie Price is right defender to push Russell Westbrook

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comFor 11 NBA seasons, Ronnie Price has built a reputation as a defender first, a grind-it-out guard who's not afraid to take on the challenge of guarding elite perimeter players. And still, the new Thunder guard can learn a few tricks from guarding Russell Westbrook every day. “Absolutely,” Price said after Tuesday's practice, before...
Via Thunder Rumblings
13 hours ago

2016 Thunder Blue-White Scrimmage Game Recap

The night started off very emotionally, with a mixture of tears and remembrance.
Via NBA.com
14 hours ago

Ronnie Price says Russell Westbrook is 'hands down' the best he's ever played with

Erik Horne Ronnie Price is one of six new players to join the Thunder this season.
Via Thunder Rumblings
23 hours ago

Donovan Will Mix Things Up At Blue/White Scrimmage Tonight

Thunder head coach Billy Donovan talking with communications director Matt Tumbleson at Tuesday's practice. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterJust how different will this season’s Thunder squad be than last season’s version? Several hundred fans will get a quick first look at the possibilities tonight during the annual Blue...
Via InsideThunder.com
23 hours ago

Watch: Super Stache Bros Kanter and Adams sent to rescue Durant from the Warriors!

Watch the Thunder Stache Bros through the glorious 8-bit masterpiece Super Mario Brothers. I normally am not a fan of parody videos that are computer generated, but this one was just too good to pass up. It is one of those videos where after you watch it you will think to yourself “I am now dumber for watching that,” and then you will more than likely play it again. Let me set...
Via Welcome to Loud City
1 day ago

2016-17 Thunder eager and confident at Media Day in OKC

Here’s what we learned from the media sessions with the organization. The Oklahoma City Thunder assembled on Friday for Media Day. There was a buzz about the players and coaching staff as, everyone in the Thunder organization seemed excited to be together again. The team has a certain aura and it may be a key ingredient to winning this upcoming season. Media day is the day players...
Via Welcome to Loud City
1 day ago

Training Camp Roundup – Sept. 26, 2016

Two-a-days are in full swing at US Cellular Thunder Training Camp, as the team tries to get up to speed together in preparation for Tuesd
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Despite Newness, Thunder Identity Carries Over

There’s plenty of new faces in Thunder training camp, but the leadership on the roster, and the core principles the team played wit
Via NBA.com
2 days ago

Defense First For New-Look Thunder

By Randy Renner, Senior WriterThe first full day of Thunder practice was only half done and Russell Westbrook had already lost most of his voice.“That’s a good thing,” Westbrook told reporters after OKC’s first of two Saturday practices. “Everybody came in and competed especially on the defensive end.”Defense is mostly about communicating with each other, making sure...
Via InsideThunder.com
3 days ago

Victor Oladipo says Russell Westbrook sings him to sleep

Victor Oladipo and Russell Westbrook appear to have a beautiful budding bromance. According to Oladipo, his new Thunder backcourt mate has an interesting way of putting him to sleep. Oladipo on Russell Westbrook singing to him: "Some days at night I can't sleep, and I just call him, and he sings me to sleep." — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) September 24, 2016 I believe I speak for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thunder Media Day 2016

As U.S. Cellular Training Camp begins, Thunder players do their duty. Go behind the scenes of Thunder Media Day 2016.
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has odd response to Kevin Durant question

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant appear to have two different views of their relationship. Westbrook spoke with the media on Friday and was asked about his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate. Durant, who signed with the Golden State Warriors in July, recently said he and Westbrook were still “cool” despite no longer being teammates. When presented with that statement,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder GM Presti disappointed in McGary for drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Mitch McGary didn't do himself any favors by getting another drug suspension. The Thunder forward was hit with a minimum 10-game ban last week on top of the five-game ban he drew this summer. ''For me, I'm disappointed in the fact that he's in that situation,'' Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Wednesday in his first statements since the suspension was...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How Oklahoma City Thunder Guard Cameron Payne's Foot Injury Contributed to His Gaining 10 Pounds of Muscle

Guard Cameron Payne is going into his second season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After his team lost Kevin Durant in free agency, the backup point guard will be counted on to step up his game and assume a bigger role in the team's rotation. RELATED: Russell Westbrook's Hilarious Pre-Game Dance Routine Is Amazing In an up-and-down rookie year in which he had to deal with several...
Via Stack
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo says NBA players will likely protest national anthem too

If you thought the national anthem protesting was just going to be a football thing, think again. Victor Oladipo of the Oklahoma City Thunder says you should count on seeing any number of NBA players following in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps this basketball season. Complex interviewed Oladipo, and when the possibility of an anthem protest came up, his answer was unwavering. ...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary has been suspended without pay for at least 10 games for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug policy. The league announced Tuesday that the suspension will begin when he has finished serving a five-game drug suspension that was announced in July. After the previous suspension, McGary said in a statement that...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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