Stories tagged: thunder
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
Weathercatch: Why thunderstorms are uncommon in Pacific Northwest
Loud rumbles and spectacular lightning bolts get far more notice in Spokane than in Chicago or Miami. Where the Windy City gets an average of 39 thunderstorms each year, the …
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016, 9:48 P.M.
In Brief: OKC advances to Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal series …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 6:53 P.M.
Warriors-Thunder draws more than 5.3 million viewers
The Golden State Warriors are a huge hit on TV.
SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2015, 10:32 P.M.
James’ courtside crash raises concerns for NBA fan safety
Chasing after a loose ball, Cavaliers superstar LeBron James crashed into the wife of PGA golf champion Jason Day, sending her tumbling violently backward from her seat in an incident …
SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2014
Spurs advance to NBA Finals with Game 6 victory
OKLAHOMA CITY – San Antonio fought off Father Time, the league MVP and an injury to its best player to return to the NBA Finals. The Spurs beat the Oklahoma …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
Russell Westbrook scores 40, Thunder tie series at 2-2
OKLAHOMA CITY – Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference …
SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014
Thunder strike back
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are back to their old selves after getting thrashed by 17 points to open their series against the Clippers. Oklahoma City has a 2-1 lead …
THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013
Storm packed wind, lightning, but scant rain
Sunday was certainly a wild night weatherwise as another round of thunderstorms moved through Eastern Washington and North Idaho. There were many lightning flashes and strikes, but not much rain …
THURSDAY, AUG. 1, 2013, 10:45 A.M.
Kids Helping Kids concert tonight has been moved
Because of thunder storms in the weather forecast for later today, the Kids Helping Kids free concert featuring the Spokane Youth Symphony has been moved from Riverfront Park to Showalter …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013, 6:41 A.M.
Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington
SEATTLE — Hundreds of lightning strikes hit Washington overnight as thunderstorms rolled across the state and authorities are watching for smoke Wednesday to see if they sparked wildfires.
SUNDAY, AUG. 19, 2012
Thunder reach contract extension with Ibaka
The Oklahoma City Thunder took a big step toward sticking around as an NBA championship contender. The Thunder face difficult decisions in their quest to remain a title threat for …
THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
Front Porch: Nature offers best fireworks
Thousands of folks across the area ooohed and aahed over fantastic fireworks displays last night. But while I enjoy the bang, flash and dazzle of pyrotechnics, they really can’t compare …
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012, 9:04 P.M.
James guides Heat to NBA title
MIAMI — The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
Landers: Lightning deserves utmost respect
Tornadoes and hurricanes make most of the headlines for weather- related disasters. But here’s the shocking news: The deadliest weather event is lightning.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012, 8:56 P.M.
Heat move within one win of NBA title
MIAMI — LeBron James better get well fast. He’s about to play for a championship.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012, 9:28 P.M.
James leads Heat to Game 3 victory
LeBron James scored 29 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-85 in Game 3 of …
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012, 9:13 P.M.
James scores 32 points at Heat tie Finals
OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James asked for help, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh provided it.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
Durant delivers as Thunder win Game 1 of finals
OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year. So forget those NBA finals jitters at the start. Durant and the young Thunder showed …
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012, 8:54 P.M.
Thunder roar back to take Game 1
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA finals. Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in another nightmarish final period …
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012, 10:55 P.M.
Blanchette: NBA envy can swing both ways
Finished watching the three-part series “Hatfields & McCoys” the other night – a monumental television event in that the History Channel found time to put some history on its channel …
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
Thunder is rolling in Western Conference
SAN ANTONIO – Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 …
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
Best bet on the Tube
The San Antonio Spurs are used to hearing far worse from coach Gregg Popovich than his orders to get “nasty.” But the Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t used to giving away …