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  • Live Coverage: Thunder Exit Interviews, Day 2

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Dion Waiters and Mitch McGary have their exit interviews to wrap up the Thunder season. Follow along with Thunder writer Anthony Slater and more from around the Web.

  • What they're saying: Best quotes from the Thunder's exit interviews

    COMPILED BY DARNELL MAYBERRY | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Read more of what the Thunder players had to say about their season.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Restricted free agent Enes Kanter talks business

    By Darnell Mayberry and Berry Tramel | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Enes Kanter said he is not concerned with whether he starts or comes off the bench next season, although a part of his unhappiness in Utah stemmed from a lack of playing time.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder Exit Interviews, Day 1

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Coach Scott Brooks leads off the Thunder exit interviews at 10:30 a.m., with players to follow. Watch the live stream and follow Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater, and more for updates throughout.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: OKC misses playoffs despite rout of Minnesota

    By Darnell Mayberry | Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    For the first time since 2009, Oklahoma City will not be in the playoffs. The Thunder’s 138-113 pummeling of the league-worst Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night didn’t matter. To clinch, OKC also needed New Orleans to lose at home to San Antonio. But the Pelicans jumped on the Spurs early,...

  • Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Russell Westbrook wins first career NBA scoring title

    BY DARNELL MAYBERRY | Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    After a 37-point night in the Thunder’s 138-113 win at Minnesota on Wednesday, Westbrook finished the 2014-15 regular season with a career-high 28.1 scoring average.

  • Thunder-Warriors series to start Saturday (if necessary)

    Darnell Mayberry | Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    The NBA has announced that the Thunder will open the playoffs with Game 1 at Golden State on Saturday if OKC qualifies for the postseason Wednesday night. Tip-off is still to be determined. To make the playoffs, the Thunder must win at Minnesota and New Orleans must lose at home to San Antonio on...

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Timberwolves

    staff reports | Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    The season comes down to one game. Can the Oklahoma City Thunder take down the Minnesota Timberwolves and get some help from the San Antonio Spurs to make the playoffs? Follow live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the Web.



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Darnell Mayberry


OKC Thunder Senior Reporter

Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in 2004.


Mayberry joined The Oklahoman’s sports staff in 2005 after a year at the Akron Beacon Journal, where he covered the University of Akron men’s basketball team, high schools and recruiting. Since arriving at The Oklahoman, Mayberry has become the leading authority on the NBA as the only traveling media member and the only reporter to cover every NBA game ever played in Oklahoma City.


He served as the paper’s beat writer on the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets from 2005-07, broke the news of the Seattle SuperSonics’ settlement negotiations with the City of Seattle in the summer of 2008, a development that allowed the team to relocate to Oklahoma, and has covered the Thunder since the franchise’s inception.


Mayberry and his wife, Courtney, were married in 2010 and live in Oklahoma City.



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