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New Thunder Courts Transform Tulsa Park

Tulsa, Thursday, June 30, 2016 – The Thunder and the City of Tulsa teamed up to dedicate a pair of Thunder-theme outdoor
Via NBA.com
8 minutes ago

Report: Thunder trying to sign Al Horford

The Oklahoma City Thunder are interested in signing another top free agent to potentially pair with Kevin Durant next season, as they are reportedly looking to make a run at Al Horford. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Thunder have been calling teams around the league in an attempt to clear enough salary cap space with the goal being to sign both Durant and Horford. That...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Thunder Player Grades: Hair Jordan Nick Collison still reigns supreme

The Thunder's resident glue guy played his smallest on court role yet under Billy Donovan, but Oklahoma City's favorite role player's presence is still vital in the locker room. Player Name: Nicholas Collison Nickname: Hair Jordan Contract Status: Collison is entering the final year of his two-year, $7.5 million contract signed during the 2014-15 season. He may return on a veteran...
Via Welcome to Loud City
3 hours ago

Thunder Dedicates New Courts in Tulsa

Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Thunder Cares Foundation de
Via NBA.com
15 hours ago

Why Russell Westbrook is a pure point guard

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comThe Courting of Kevin Durant commences Friday. We'll find out soon enough if the Thunder holds the winning hand, but this we know.
Via Thunder Rumblings
16 hours ago

Thunder Will Get First Crack At Durant

Kevin Durant speaks to reporters earlier this month at the INTEGRIS Thunder Development Center in Oklahoma City. (Photo By: Randy Renner/InsideThunder.com) By Randy Renner, Senior WriterBefore the NBA free agency period evens begins early Friday morning the Thunder will have already made their pitch to superstar Kevin Durant.When his rookie contract expired and he...
Via InsideThunder.com
18 hours ago

Summer Feature: 2012 to 2016, Perspective from Nazr Mohammed

Watching his friends and former Thunder teammates from afar, Nazr Mohammed realized in the spring of 2016 where he wanted to be: Oklahoma
Via NBA.com
19 hours ago

Repor: Thunder get first meeting with Durant before free agency

Kevin Durant will reportedly give the Oklahoma City Thunder the first opportunity to speak to him before free agency even opens. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Durant is set to meet with Oklahoma City on Thursday, a day before teams are allowed to discuss contract terms with free agents. The meeting will likely be focused on team direction instead of more specific topics...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder a heavy favorite to sign Kevin Durant

darnell mayberry Good news, Thunder fans. Oddsmakers think Kevin Durant is most likely to stay in Oklahoma City. And it's not close. According to the sportsbook Bovada, the Thunder has 1-to-6 odds to sign Durant, making OKC a heavy favorite to keep the face of its franchise. Here are the odds for top nine teams according to Bovada: Which team will Kevin Durant sign with next?Thunder       ...
Via Thunder Rumblings
22 hours ago

Report: Kevin Durant may prefer long-term deal

A lot of the talk heading into NBA free agency has surrounded the idea that many of the top players on the market will sign short-term deals as a way to maximize their earning potential moving forward. It makes a ton of sense for a couple reasons. First off, being able to hit the open market next summer when the cap is expected to increase a great deal would help top-end players...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What would be the trade value of Russell Westbrook?

The Oklahoma City Thunder are currently embroiled in the most nerve wrecking two weeks since they became a franchise. Serge Ibaka is gone. Kevin Durant is ready to court five other organizations for his service next season. It's not a crisis just yet, but the sky definitely isn't cloud free. If Durant leaves, there's a good chance Russell Westbrook will follow his lead next summer...
Via RealGM - NBA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NBA teams feel Kevin Durant will return to Thunder

NBA teams recruiting Kevin Durant are reportedly doing so for 2017, believing he will re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer. In a radio appearance wtih Adam Kaufman of CBS Radio, Adrian Wojnarowski says teams “feel they’re laying groundwork” for free agency next year, “since they all anticipate his return to OKC.” A one-year deal with a second-year option...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Why did Sam Presti make the trade?

On draft night, The Oklahoma City Thunder and Orlando Magic pulled off a blockbuster deal. At the moment, everyone and their grandmothers were saying the Orlando Magic got fleeced in the deal. Let’s take a closer look: The OKC Thunder’s number one priority this offseason is to resign Kevin Durant. One of the greatest things about Sam Presti is he is always trying to keep the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder bounced all the way back from an injury-plagued 14-15 to push the Warriors all the way to the brink in the Western Conference Finals. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook healthy almost all season, the Thunder were also the second best offensive team in the league, trailing only the Warriors. And they accomplished all of this with the looming specter...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday as a part of an NBA draft night deal. The trade, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, sends Oladipo, Ersan ... The post Victor Oladipo traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder reportedly shopping Serge Ibaka

The Oklahoma City Thunder have made power forward Serge Ibaka available for trade ahead of Thursday’s draft, reports Marc Spears of ESPN. Ibaka, 26, is set to become a free agent after next season. He averaged 12.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks during the regular season for Oklahoma City and had similar numbers during the Thunder’s postseason run. Although he’s been a...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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