Stories tagged: Oklahoma City Thunder
SUNDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
SUNDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
SUNDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 10:14 P.M.
Kevin Durant going to Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant has made his decision: The highly coveted free agent is joining the Golden State Warriors, forming the NBA’s latest super team alongside All-Stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 9:05 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis selected 11th in NBA draft by Orlando before trade to Oklahoma City
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Domantas Sabonis became the second-highest draft pick in program history when the Orlando Magic made the talented forward the 11th pick overall in Thursday’s NBA draft.
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 11:12 P.M.
Curry and record-setting Warriors headed back to NBA Finals
Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and drained yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once …
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
Thompson’s 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State’s season
Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 108-101 …
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 10:30 P.M.
Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC
“We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016, 10:36 P.M.
Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in blowout win over Warriors
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Golden State Warriors 133-105 on Sunday night …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Thunder’s Steven Adams apologizes for ‘monkeys’ comment
Oklahoma City center Steven Adams understands that he has to live with the fallout of using a derogatory term to describe Golden State’s guards.
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016, 10:38 P.M.
Durant scores 41 points; Thunder beat Spurs to tie series
Kevin Durant went on a scoring spree that was spectacular, even by his standards.
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
Durant’s mother, the ‘Real MVP,’ subject of Lifetime movie
With a single sentence uttered by her world-famous son Kevin Durant, Wanda Pratt’s life changed forever: “You the real MVP.” Nnw she’s the subject of a movie of a Lifetime …
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016, 9:50 P.M.
Oklahoma City still embarrassed by lopsided loss
The Oklahoma City Thunder were still embarrassed, shocked, frustrated and angry the morning after a horrendous loss to the San Antonio Spurs in their series opener.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 12:39 P.M.
Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon dies in crash, police say
Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring …
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 6:08 P.M.
Monty Williams urges forgiveness at wife’s funeral
Monty Williams urged forgiveness in an emotional eulogy at the funeral of his wife Ingrid on Thursday in Oklahoma City, where a contingent of NBA coaches and players attended in …
FRIDAY, DEC. 25, 2015, 5:36 P.M.
Butler scores 23 points, Bulls beat Thunder 105-96
The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season.
THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 2015, 9:51 P.M.
LeBron James plows into crowd, wife of golfer Jason Day hurt
LeBron James crashed into a courtside seat, accidentally knocking over and injuring PGA champion Jason Day’s wife during the Cavaliers’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015, 6:50 P.M.
Thunder’s Durant out at least a week with hamstring injury
The Oklahoma City Thunder said Wednesday that star forward Kevin Durant will miss at least a week because of a strained left hamstring.
FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida’s Billy Donovan as coach
The Thunder hired Florida’s Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City. Donovan, 49, led Florida to two national …
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks after 7 years
Scott Brooks did everything but win a championship. It wasn’t enough. The Oklahoma City Thunder fired their coach on Wednesday, parting ways with a former NBA coach of the year …
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015
Kevin Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season
NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
Kevin Durant still out; Russell Westbrook could return Wednesday for Thunder
Kevin Durant will be out at least another week for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Russell Westbrook could return today against the Philadelphia 76ers. Thunder coach Scott Brooks made the …
FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2015
In Brief: Russell Westbrook’s big night helps OKC sink Mavs
NBA: Russell Westbrook had 34 points and 10 assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Dallas Mavericks 104-89 on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Serge Ibaka had 21 …
SATURDAY, JAN. 17, 2015
In brief: Russell Westbrook records triple-double, paces Thunder past Warriors
NBA: Russell Westbrook scored 17 points, had a career high 17 assists and matched a career best with 15 rebounds to help the host Thunder beat Golden State 127-115 in …
TUESDAY, JAN. 13, 2015
Former Sonic Robert Swift pleads not guilty on gun charge
Former NBA player Robert Swift pleaded not guilty Monday in Seattle on a charge of possessing a sawed-off shotgun. The King County prosecutor’s office said he remains in jail with …
TUESDAY, JAN. 6, 2015
In brief: Warriors turn up the defense, smother Durant and Thunder in 117-91 win
NBA: Harrison Barnes scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors used a smothering defensive effort to rout the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-91 on …