Stories tagged: Oklahoma City Thunder
Sun., March 18, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Raptors’ 11-game winning streak stopped by Thunder
TORONTO – Russell Westbrook had 37 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds for his fifth straight triple-double, Steven Adams scored 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Raptors …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Rockets run win streak to 16, beat Thunder 122-112
Chris Paul scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-112 on Tuesday night for their 16th straight win.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:54 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russell Westbrook scores 43 points to rally Oklahoma City
Russell Westbrook had 43 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 56 seconds to play, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final 10 points of the game to escape with …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kevin Durant leads Warriors past Thunder 112-80
Kevin Durant scored 28 points for Golden State while avenging an embarrassing home loss to his former Oklahoma City team earlier this month and another on the road in November, …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russsell Westbrook scores 37 points, Thunder beat 76ers 122-112
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-112 on Sunday night for their eighth straight victory.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russell Westbrook’s season-best 46 leads Thunder past Wizards
Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 46 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 121-112 on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Thunder thump Cavs 148-124, keep LeBron shy of 30,000 points
LeBron James couldn’t get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn’t stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
NBA capsules: Paul George, Steven Adams lift Thunder past Timberwolves, 111-107
Paul George had 35 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Flight carrying Oklahoma City Thunder encounters bird
Delta Airlines officials said a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird when it was landing.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Thunder star Russell Westbrook signs extension
Russell Westbrook has signed a contract extension to remain in Oklahoma City, the team announced Friday. ESPN first reported the agreement and said it would be for five years and …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder, source says
The New York Knicks agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick, a person with knowledge of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Sources: Domantas Sabonis headed to Indiana as Thunder deal for All-Star Paul George
For the second time in three days, a former Gonzaga Bulldog is changing addresses in an NBA blockbuster trade.
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
NBA player Enes Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport. Romanian Border Police spokesman Fabian Badila confirmed to The Associated Press …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Russell Westbrook does it all to no avail for Thunder
Russell Westbrook made it perfectly clear in his record-setting season that he can do pretty much anything on a basketball court. But he can’t do everything.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
NBA Playoff Capsules: James Harden leads way as Houston Rockets eliminate Oklahoma City
James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over visiting Oklahoma City on Tuesday night …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Thunder forward Taj Gibson providing scoring help for Russell Westbrook
Taj Gibson often describes his role for the Thunder as whatever the team needs. For now, scoring is playing a bigger part than usual. He is averaging 11 points on …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
NBA Playoff Capsules: Russell Westbrook leads Thunder over Rockets
Russell Westbrook scored 32 points in a triple-double, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Houston Rockets 115-113 on Friday night to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Thunder needs Victor Oladipo to break out of slump
Victor Oladipo knows the Oklahoma City Thunder need more offense from him, and he’s feeling the heat. The shooting guard was a solid wingman during Russell Westbrook’s record-setting season, but …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Westbrook vs Harden the highlight when NBA playoffs open
MVP candidates Russell Westbrook and James Harden face each other in the highlight of the NBA first round. They were teammates in Oklahoma City, and now Harden leads a record-setting …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Oscar Robertson endorses Russell Westbrook for MVP
Oscar Robertson endorsed Russell Westbrook him for the most valuable player award before the Thunder’s regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Westbrook broke Robertson’s single-season record for …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden outduels Russell Westbrook as Rockets top Thunder
HOUSTON – Lou Williams scored 31 points, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets cruised to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Warriors win in Durant’s return to Oklahoma City
Kevin Durant scored 34 points while being booed throughout his return to Oklahoma City, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Thunder 130-114 in a chippy game on Saturday night.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Kevin Durant still loves Oklahoma City despite fans’ frustrations
As much as it still hurts for so many Oklahomans to see Kevin Durant shine elsewhere, the Golden State star remains committed to the community he called home for nearly …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
Russell Westbrook has 31 points as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Minnesota Timberwolves
Russell Westbrook often has taken over as a scorer in the second half when his team has needed scoring punch. This time, he pushed his Oklahoma City Thunder over the …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
NBA roundup: Hawks overcome Russell Westbrook’s 46 to beat Thunder 110-108
Paul Millsap hit the go-ahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook’s 46 points to beat the host Oklahoma City Thunder 110-108 on Monday night.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
NBA roundup: No triple-double, but Russell Westbrook leads Thunder past Celtics
Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak ended at seven games, but he scored 23 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Boston Celtics …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Hawks 102-99
Russell Westbrook extended his streak of triple-doubles to six games, leading the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder to a 102-99 victory over the skidding Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook’s 5th straight triple-double lifts Thunder
Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 101-92 …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
In Brief: Irving scores 32, Cavs stay unbeaten
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday night.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
AP source: Thunder, Russell Westbrook agree on three-year deal
A month after Kevin Durant broke Oklahoma City’s heart, Russell Westbrook has reaffirmed his desire to stay with the Thunder.