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  • Thunder chat: Anthony Slater talks about the Spurs' streak, sitting Westbrook and Perry Jones' future

    staff reports | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Will the Thunder take down the streaking San Antonio Spurs on Thursday? What's the injury status of Perk, Thabo and Reggie. Anthony Slater jumped on the Power Lunch chat to talk Thunder basketball. Here's the full transcript:

  • Thunder roundtable: What prospects should OKC fans keep an eye on during the Final Four?

    Anthony Slater | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Four questions for four writers, examining some of the potential prospects the Thunder front office potentially had its eye on this March: 1. Name a prospect Thunder fans should keep an eye on at the Final Four this weekend.

  • Thunder Buddies Podcast: Who do you have winning the West?

    Anthony Slater | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Welcome to the home of our newly created Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio’s highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted’, but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of OKC’s only professional team.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant shoe gets the 'What the' treatment by Nike

    Erik Horne | Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Nike is continuing its “What The” line of shoes by putting out absolutely crazy versions the signature sneaker of LeBron James and Kevin Durant.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Watch out for the Clippers

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    A few days ago, I compared schedules and calculated the likely Western Conference finish. A lot has happened since then. The Clippers won in Houston. The Suns lost to the Lakers. The Warriors lost to the Knickerbockers. So with the Thunder in the middle of three straight days off, here’s a revised look.

  • Jenni Carlson chat: Oklahoma State's quarterbacks, college coaches' pay and Tiger Woods

    staff reports | Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Columnist Jenni Carlson is live on the Power Lunch chat today at 11 a.m. Get your questions in here to talk about Thunder, the Oklahoma State 2004 Final Four team and more.

  • Report: Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher in the Knicks mix

    Published: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Last week, the Derek Fisher-to-New York rumors started percolating. They continued Monday, with Fisher's name being thrown in along with Steve Kerr's for the New York Knicks job next season. SI.com's Rob Mahoney argues that no one may be more in the Knicks' wheelhouse than Kerr and Fisher - former Phil Jackson players who could ease the transition to Jackson's favored Triangle offense. USA Today NBA Insider Jeff Zillgitt backs what his colleague Sam Amick said last week about Fisher: "If Kerr doesn't end up as coach: Derek Fisher, who could end up with the Knicks either as a coach or front-office executive."

  • NBA Power Rankings Week 21: Western Conference dominates the top

    Updated: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Every Monday throughout the season, we will release our weekly NBA power rankings, slotting the league's teams 1-30.

  • Report: Patrick Beverley won't need knee surgery

    Published: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley was informed Monday by knee specialist Dr. James Andrews that he will not require surgery on his damaged right knee, sources close to the situation confirmed. Last week, Beverley was diagnosed with a torn meniscus and it was thought he would miss the rest of the season. Now, it's estimated that Beverley will be out up to two more weeks.

  • Kendrick Perkins jokes about being left out of Thunder team photo

    Published: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Yes, Kendrick Perkins has a sense of humor. The Thunder center was nowhere to be found in this team photo. But in this Instagram post in response to a Hasheem Thabeet's group selfie, Perkins makes light of the missed photo opportunity.

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Darnell Mayberry

    staff reports | Published: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    Is the Thunder ready for key matchups with the Spurs and Rockets? Which game will Russell Westbrook sit? Ask Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • Nuggets from my notebook from Sunday's win over Utah

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Mon, Mar 31, 2014

    More 2 p.m. starts please… Another open and shut victory, which was to be expected.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Jazz

    staff reports | Updated: Sun, Mar 30, 2014

    Seeking its sixth win in seven games, the Thunder hosts the Utah Jazz today at 2 p.m. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around Twitter.

  • Thunder players show up at random shops across the community, surprise fans with gift cards

    Anthony Slater | Published: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Throughout the year, the Thunder does a ton of work out in the community, helping families in need and visiting fans all over the metro.

  • VIDEO: Kevin Durant and Hasheem Thabeet videobomb Jeremy Lamb's postgame interview

    Anthony Slater | Published: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Without any need for his late-game heroics, Kevin Durant probably got a little bored during the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s blowout of the Kings on Friday night.

  • PHOTOS: A cool look at Russell Westbrook's monster alley-oop from Kevin Durant

    Anthony Slater | Published: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    With 3:15 left in the third quarter on Friday night, Russell Westbrook punctuated what was an easy win over the Sacramento Kings, finishing off a perfect alley-oop pass from Kevin Durant with authority.

  • Nuggets from my notebook from Friday's win over the Kings

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Sat, Mar 29, 2014

    Seventy-two down, 10 to go… Not much to see here.

  • Reggie Jackson will not play tonight against Sacramento Kings

    Published: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson will not play Friday night against the Sacramento Kings. According to The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry, Jackson is day-to-day with a mid-back sprain.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Kings

    staff reports | Updated: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Following a double overtime loss on Tuesday, the Thunder hosts the Sacramento Kings tonight at 7 p.m. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from Twitter.

  • Report: Rockets' Patrick Beverley has a torn meniscus

    Published: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley has a torn meniscus in his knee. Beverley is infamous for making a play on the ball as Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was heading to call timeout in last year's playoffs. Westbrook suffered a torn mensiscus on the play, missing the rest of the playoffs and setting of a string of knee surgeries in the past year. Just a few weeks ago, Beverley made another dive at Westbrook in a game, which seemed to ignite the Thunder to a 106-98 win.