• Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Kings

    staff reports | Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Thunder puts its six-game winning streak on the line tonight against the Sacramento Kings. Follow our live coverage with Anthony Slater, Darnell Mayberry and more from around the web.

  • The Sacramento Kings' game plan against the Thunder

    Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The Sacramento Kings play their first game following the firing of head coach Mike Malone tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. How will Sacramento respond. The Kings and the Thunder are headed in opposite directions . And it won't be any easier to stop the Thunder with All-Star forward DeMarcus Cousins out (viral meningitis). The Sacramento Bee's Kings beat reporter Jason Jones offers three keys to the game in his Kings blog.

  • Analyzing the Thunder's reported interest in Wilson Chandler

    Jon Hamm | Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    The Thunder reportedly expressed interest in Denver swingman Wilson Chandler. How would Chandler fit? What are the salary cap ramifications?

  • Thunder, Kings trending in different directions

    Erik Horne | Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Sacramento Kings coach Mike Malone was fired on Sunday, just as the Thunder comes rolling into town on Tuesday. Sacramento was the polar opposite of the Thunder when the two teams met on Nov. 9. The Kings entered the game as one of the early surprises in the league — winners of five consecutive games, […]

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    The Thunder is one of the hottest teams in the league -- winner of six consecutive games. Could it have another MVP candidate on its hands? Ask Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • Kendrick Perkins fires back at Rudy Gay: "I'd rather be a clown than a virus"

    Anthony Slater | Published: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Earlier this season, before a win over the then 5-1 Kings, Kendrick Perkins was caught by cameras in a pregame huddle derogatorily telling his teammates: “These (expletives) are still the Sacramento Kings.” With a rematch coming Tuesday in Sacramento, Kings guard Rudy Gay was asked about the clip that made its way across the Internet. […]

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Suns

    staff reports | Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Thunder goes after its sixth consecutive win tonight against the Phoenix Suns. Follow our live coverage with Anthony Slater, Darnell Mayberry and more from around the web.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Timberwolves

    staff reports | Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Can the Oklahoma City Thunder win its fifth consecutive game? OKC takes on the Minnesota Timberwolves at 7 p.m. Follow our live coverage with Anthony Slater, Darnell Mayberry and more from around the web.

  • VIDEO: Kobe Bryant coming out with documentary in February

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    First it was Kevin Durant with an inside look at his offseason . Now, it's Kobe Bryant's turn at a documentary. SHOWTIME released a trailer for "Kobe Bryant's Muse," a documentary film which will be aired in February. "This isn't a film," Bryant says in the 58-second trailer. "I want to say something. I have things I want to things about, things I want to dive into and get off my chest. "I don't have the patience to sit and write a book, so I'll do it this way."

  • Report: Thunder inquire about Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    In its "Open Floor" blog on SI.com, Sports Illustrated reports that the Oklahoma City Thunder have inquired about the availability of Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler. Chandler, 27, is averaging 14.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. The seven-year NBA veteran is making $6.75 million this season, the fourth year of a five-year deal with the Nuggets. Chandler (6-foot-8, 225 pounds) would be a veteran presence for the Thunder, who have won six of seven games and are currently  2.5 games out of the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. The big question is what would the Thunder have to give up to get a guy like Chandler?

  • Power Lunch: Chat with columnist Jenni Carlson

    staff reports | Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    The high school playoffs carry on. The Thunder winning streak does as well. Bowl season is near. What's next for Tyreek Hill? Send in your questions to Jenni Carlson on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • LeBron James out against the Thunder

    Erik Horne | Published: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt announced that LeBron James would not play against the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night. James, who was battling left knee soreness, was listed as a game-time decision earlier in the day at Cavs shootaround. Blatt on possible fan disappointment w/ no LeBron: “It’s no desire on our part to disappoint […]

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Cavaliers

    staff reports | Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Kyrie vs. Russell. Love vs. Ibaka. But no LeBron James. The Oklahoma City Thunder takes on the red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the web.

  • Kobe Bryant calls his teammates 'soft like Charmin' in practice

    Erik Horne | Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    The Los Angeles Lakers are 6-16. There have been better times in L.A., especially for five-time champion Kobe Bryant. According to The Los Angeles Times’ Mike Bresnahan, Bryant voiced his displeasure with the team’s effort today to general manager Mitch Kupchak. Kobe extremely unhappy on the practice court. “Now I see why we’ve lost so […]

  • Has Kevin Durant surpassed LeBron James as the NBA's best player?

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Kevin Durant entered the season claiming that the title of best player in the world is now a conversation. From USA TODAY… I feel as though I’m always consistent with what I do. I put in the work. And being the best player (in the NBA) is (now) a conversation. If you go out today […]

  • Grant Hill discusses challenges facing Kevin Durant in injury and recovery

    Darnell Mayberry | Published: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Kevin Durant is four games into his return from a seven-week absence caused by a cracked bone in his foot, and while he has shown no signs of setbacks the risk of further injury has been a common question each step of the way. Durant even admitted following Wednesday’s practice that he had concerns in […]

  • LeBron James a game-time decision for Thunder-Cavs

    staff reports | Published: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is a game-time decision for tonight's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater says that James was scheduled to talk at Cavs shootaround this morning, but was getting treatment. James is experiencing soreness in his left knee. The Cavaliers come to Oklahoma City on an eight-game winning streak, while the Thunder has won five of its last six.

  • Thunder Buddies Podcast: ESPN's Brian Windhorst talks LeBron-Durant and Cavs-Thunder

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Welcome to the home of our 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. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to listen). If you prefer iTunes for your podcast listening experience, click here and subscribe. Hope you enjoy: Thunder Buddies - 12/10 (<–Click here) - With LeBron James and the Cavaliers invading Oklahoma City on Thursday, we are joined by ESPN national writer Brian Windhorst to discuss the intriguing matchup, his long history with LeBron and his altered outlook on the Thunder's season.

  • Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports

    staff reports | Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Ready to talk bowl season? How about Thunder vs. Cavaliers? Bedlam memories? Get your questions in to Berry Tramel on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Bucks

    staff reports | Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Thunder welcomes the up-and-coming Milwaukee Bucks to town. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the web.