FIRST REGULAR SEASON WIN: The Oklahoma City team flag makes its way across the court in the fourth quarter during the NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008. The Thunder won, 88-85. BY NATE BILLINGS, THE OKLAHOMAN ORG XMIT: KOD
Fire scorches field
A firefighter works to extinguish a grass fire Saturday near N Portland Road and Memorial Avenue in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma County is under a burn ban.
In just four seasons, the Oklahoma City Thunder went from being the league’s laughing stock to the NBA Finals.
With a 3-29 record out of the starting gate in 2008-09, the Thunder was on pace to set a league record for the lowest winning percentage in a season.
Since then, it’s been all...
Four years ago Bob Funk Jr. made a commitment to bring Triple-A hockey to Oklahoma City.
Funk is CEO of Prodigal, which runs the Barons, the Triple-A team for the Edmonton Oilers.
In their third season, the Barons rank near the bottom of the American Hockey League in attendance. Funk,...
Q: Where do you see the NBA in 20 years?
A: The NBA has taken great steps and evolved into a tremendous brand over the last 20 years. It is a league that has benefitted from and utilized technology and various outside industries to help grow their product. Looking forward, the new Collective...
BY DARNELL MAYBERRY | Published: Sun, Apr 28, 2013
Sam Presti is best known as the general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
But he’s also an active member of the community.
He serves on the board for the Oklahoma City National Memorial, runs the Forward Thinking Leadership Development Program, an initiative within the Oklahoma City...
Twenty years from, the south side will be built out from Interstate 240 south to the South Canadian River and from I-44 east to I-35, longtime developer P.B. Odom III says. By then, development just starting to take off near Will Rogers World Airport will have been long underway.
The renovation of St. Anthony Hospital in a $200 million master plan has helped revive MidTown. Energy and momentum have been created, such as the $36 million apartment and retail complex called The Edge.