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  • Nuggets from my notebook from Friday's loss at Houston

    Darnell Mayberry | Published: Sat, Apr 5, 2014

    OK. Bring on the playoffs… Kevin Durant did it.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: An evening with Pop

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Gregg Popovich is an NBA enigma. One of the most interesting personalities in the league. One of the best minds. But you have to extract the interesting stuff from Pop. He’s not going to give it freely. If you watch TNT or ESPN, you know that.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Rockets

    staff reports | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    The Thunder will be without Russell Westbrook and Kendrick Perkins tonight against James Harden, Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around Twitter.

  • Five observations from the Thunder's 106-94 win over the Spurs

    Anthony Slater | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Here are five observations from the Thunder’s impressive 106-94 win over the Spurs on Thursday night: 1.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Welcome back, Kendrick Perkins

    Berry Tramel | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Kendrick Perkins returned Thursday night, and suddenly all seemed right in the ThunderWorld. The Thunder seemed tough again. The Thunder didn’t give up easy shots at the baskets. The Thunder played with a defensive edge. OKC beat the Spurs 106-94 Thursday night and reminded us what made the Thunder an NBA contender.

  • Thunder notebook nuggets: The undeniable OKC advantage over the Spurs

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    That was the best Thunder ballgame I’ve seen in a while… For two days, maybe more, we had to wonder.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Reggie Jackson, Kendrick Perkins back against Spurs

    Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Prior to Thursday's big game against the San Antonio Spurs, Thunder coach Scott Brooks announced that Reggie Jackson, Russell Westbrook and Kendrick Perkins would all play. Perkins (groin) had missed 17 straight games leading into Thursday, and Jackson had missed the last two games with a back sprain. But both participated in a majority of Wednesday's practice. It was up in the air whether or not Westbrook would play Thursday against the Spurs or Friday against Houston Rockets on the road. Westbrook has been restricted to one half of back-to-back games for the rest of the regular season. Perkins will get the Westbrook treatment for the rest of the season in back-to-backs.

  • Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Spurs

    staff reports | Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Reggie Jackson and Kendrick Perkins are back for the Thunder tonight, as OKC tries to halt the San Antonio Spurs' 19-game winning streak. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from Twitter.

  • Rockets making James Harden MVP push with 'Groomed for Greatness' promotion

    Erik Horne | Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    On Thursday morning, Thunder writer Anthony Slater found a box on his desk at The Oklahoman.

  • LISTEN: Anthony Slater talks Spurs vs. Thunder with Express-News writer Jabari Young

    Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Express-News Spurs writer Jabari Young is joined by The Oklahoman's Anthony Slater to discuss the Spurs-Thunder matchup in this podcast. The writers discuss if this game is important to both teams, the status of Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, and why the Thunder have been a problem for the Spurs.

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

    staff reports | Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Columnist Berry Tramel is chatting live from H&H Shooting Sports today at 11 a.m. Have questions on spring football, the Thunder or the NCAA aftermath? Get your questions in now.

  • Thunder roundtable: Are the Spurs now the Western Conference favorites?

    Anthony Slater | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Four questions for four writers, previewing Thursday’s showdown between the Spurs and Thunder and looking down the road at a potential playoff matchup between the two: 1.

  • Derek Fisher denies rumors he's been targeted for the Knicks job

    Darnell Mayberry | Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Derek Fisher on Wednesday denied rumors that he’s been targeted as a potential replacement for New York coach Mike Woodson.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook has his own 'Why Not' boxers

    Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Russell Westbrook is the most well-known spokesman for the Kings and Jaxs. He's become the face (and body) of the company "focused on creating the world's finest men's underwear." And now he's getting his own line, complete with his famous phrase "Why Not?" all over them. It addition to being stylish, it's nothing but good publicity for the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation.

  • 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.