OKC Thunder journal: Tuesday scrimmage a first look at developing offense

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comYou'll see new faces when the Thunder takes the court Tuesday for an open practice at John Marshall High School.
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OKC Thunder: How Joffrey Lauvergne's toughness, skill set fits into the Thunder's frontcourt

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comJoffrey Lauvergne was playing a road game in Miami last season when he shared a moment with Floyd Mayweather. Two nights before, an errant elbow against Washington left the 6-foot-11, 220-pound Frenchman with a sinus wall fracture and a swollen purple bag under his right eye. Mayweather, the undefeated welterweight boxing champion, was...
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Watch: Super Stache Bros Kanter and Adams sent to rescue Durant from the Warriors!

Watch the Thunder Stache Bros through the glorious 8-bit masterpiece Super Mario Brothers. I normally am not a fan of parody videos that are computer generated, but this one was just too good to pass up. It is one of those videos where after you watch it you will think to yourself “I am now dumber for watching that,” and then you will more than likely play it again. Let me set...
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2016-17 Thunder eager and confident at Media Day in OKC

Here’s what we learned from the media sessions with the organization. The Oklahoma City Thunder assembled on Friday for Media Day. There was a buzz about the players and coaching staff as, everyone in the Thunder organization seemed excited to be together again. The team has a certain aura and it may be a key ingredient to winning this upcoming season. Media day is the day players...
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13 hours ago

Thunder's new-look offense a work in progress

You’ll see new faces when the Thunder takes the court Tuesday for an open practice at John Marshall High School.
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14 hours ago

Training Camp Roundup – Sept. 26, 2016

Two-a-days are in full swing at US Cellular Thunder Training Camp, as the team tries to get up to speed together in preparation for Tuesd
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Thunder Offense Will Change And Not Just Because Durant And Ibaka Are Gone

Thunder players and coaches working at the INTEGRIS Thunder Development Center on Sunday. (Photo By Randy Renner/ By Randy Renner, Senior WriterThe automatic assumption when the Thunder traded away Serge Ibaka and Kevin Durant walked away from the organization was that the team’s offense would change.And that’s correct, it will, but not just...
18 hours ago

Despite Newness, Thunder Identity Carries Over

There’s plenty of new faces in Thunder training camp, but the leadership on the roster, and the core principles the team played wit
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Defense First For New-Look Thunder

By Randy Renner, Senior WriterThe first full day of Thunder practice was only half done and Russell Westbrook had already lost most of his voice.“That’s a good thing,” Westbrook told reporters after OKC’s first of two Saturday practices. “Everybody came in and competed especially on the defensive end.”Defense is mostly about communicating with each other, making sure...
1 day ago

Victor Oladipo says Russell Westbrook sings him to sleep

Victor Oladipo and Russell Westbrook appear to have a beautiful budding bromance. According to Oladipo, his new Thunder backcourt mate has an interesting way of putting him to sleep. Oladipo on Russell Westbrook singing to him: "Some days at night I can't sleep, and I just call him, and he sings me to sleep." — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) September 24, 2016 I believe I speak for...
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Hard Not To Root For Mitch McGary

Thunder forward Mitch McGary speaks to reporters during Thunder media Day Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. (Photo By Randy Renner/ By Randy Renner, Senior WriterIt looks like the numbers are probably against Mitch McGary this season, the 15-game suspension, the five other big men on the Thunder’s regular roster and the many months he he has...
2 days ago

WATCH: Thunder Media Day 2016

As U.S. Cellular Training Camp begins, Thunder players do their duty. Go behind the scenes of Thunder Media Day 2016.
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Russell Westbrook has odd response to Kevin Durant question

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant appear to have two different views of their relationship. Westbrook spoke with the media on Friday and was asked about his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate. Durant, who signed with the Golden State Warriors in July, recently said he and Westbrook were still “cool” despite no longer being teammates. When presented with that statement,...
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Thunder Adds Caruso, Tarczewski and Wright to Training Camp Roster

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Thunder GM Presti disappointed in McGary for drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Mitch McGary didn't do himself any favors by getting another drug suspension. The Thunder forward was hit with a minimum 10-game ban last week on top of the five-game ban he drew this summer. ''For me, I'm disappointed in the fact that he's in that situation,'' Thunder general manager Sam Presti said Wednesday in his first statements since the suspension was...
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How Oklahoma City Thunder Guard Cameron Payne's Foot Injury Contributed to His Gaining 10 Pounds of Muscle

Guard Cameron Payne is going into his second season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After his team lost Kevin Durant in free agency, the backup point guard will be counted on to step up his game and assume a bigger role in the team's rotation. RELATED: Russell Westbrook's Hilarious Pre-Game Dance Routine Is Amazing In an up-and-down rookie year in which he had to deal with several...
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Victor Oladipo says NBA players will likely protest national anthem too

If you thought the national anthem protesting was just going to be a football thing, think again. Victor Oladipo of the Oklahoma City Thunder says you should count on seeing any number of NBA players following in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps this basketball season. Complex interviewed Oladipo, and when the possibility of an anthem protest came up, his answer was unwavering. ...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary has been suspended without pay for at least 10 games for violating the terms of the league's anti-drug policy. The league announced Tuesday that the suspension will begin when he has finished serving a five-game drug suspension that was announced in July. After the previous suspension, McGary said in a statement that...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant says he and Russell Westbrook are 'cool'

Kevin Durant says he and Russell Westbrook are "cool” even though KD left his longtime former teammate when he decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors in July. Durant was in Austin for a Nike event at the University of Texas on Friday and answered questions from the audience. One was about his relationship with Westbrook. “We’re still cool. We’re going to compete...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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