Anthony Slater
Sports Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in 2010 and graduating in 2012. He's a hoops fanatic and, this past season, served as a key contributor to The Oklahoman's NBA coverage, consistently blogging about the Thunder and attending nearly every home game.

Anthony Slater Today at 9:50 AM @hiliteGENESIS early flights are a killer
Anthony Slater Today at 9:02 AM Five observations from the Thunder's loss to the Warriors last night: LINK
Anthony Slater Today at 8:35 AM Kevin Durant sounded optimistic about his ankle sprain. Hopes to play tonight. His full comments: LINK
Anthony Slater Today at 4:02 AM Five observations from the Thunder's loss at Golden State: LINK
Anthony Slater Today at 2:26 AM @HerringWSJ Shaping up to be a thrilling race
Anthony Slater Today at 12:53 AM Kevin Durant said his ankle sprain isn't serious and he hopes to play tomorrow. His full comments: LINK
Anthony Slater Today at 12:52 AM Quick recap of the Thunder's loss in Golden State: LINK
Anthony Slater Today at 12:39 AM Russell Westbrook asked what he thought about Rajon Rondo to Dallas. Westbrook: "Nothing"
Anthony Slater Today at 12:35 AM No walking boot, no crutches, minor limp for Kevin Durant as he walks out of locker room.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:33 AM Durant said he "hopes" to play tomorrow vs Lakers. Will see how he feels in morning.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:30 AM Kevin Durant: "They had to convince me (not to play)"
Anthony Slater Today at 12:29 AM Kevin Durant said he doesn't think it's serious at all. Wanted to play, but didn't as precaution.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:25 AM Scott Brooks reiterates that it was a mild ankle sprain, X-rays negative for Durant. Unsure of status tomorrow night and beyond.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:06 AM Warriors win. Thunder's seven-game win streak snapped. Up next: Lakers tomorrow night. KD's status (ankle) up in the air.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:05 AM Rough game for Reggie Jackson capped there. Harrison Barnes backdown and fadeaway over it may seal this one.
Anthony Slater Today at 12:01 AM Big-time game from Steph Curry: 32 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds and that clutch layup. GSW up five, 1:39 left.
Anthony Slater Thu, Dec. 18 2014 11:59:05 PM CST Russell Westbrook jumper gives him 33 on the night and the Thunder a late lead. Steph Curry answers. Warriors back in front.
Anthony Slater Thu, Dec. 18 2014 11:48:18 PM CST Steph Curry up to 28. Russell Westbrook at 27. Kevin Durant still the game's leading scorer at 30 lol.
Anthony Slater Thu, Dec. 18 2014 11:39:11 PM CST Warriors: 29 assists on 40 made FG Thunder: 15 assists on 35 made FG
Anthony Slater Thu, Dec. 18 2014 11:32:54 PM CST RT @royceyoung: Per Elias, Durant's 30 points in 18 minutes makes him the first player since the merger to score 30 in under 20 minutes.