THUNDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Struggles down the stretch a reason to worry for Thunder?

Don't worry that the Thunder haven't played well during the past few weeks. They are just 3-4 in their last seven games. Worry about the fact they didn't seem to care. Now relax because Oklahoma City can get a lot corrected against one of the worst teams in the NBA Wednesday. Quite likely the Thunder will start playing well and start caring. The playoffs start Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

KIND Releases STRONG & KIND Bars as Part of Kindness Movement with Kevin Durant

Last month we told you about Kevin Durant and KIND Healthy Snacks’ STRONG & KIND initiative to promote kindness as strength. In conjunction with the initiative, KIND has introduced a STRONG & KIND savory snack line. These bars contain 10 grams of soy-and-whey free protein, helping you fuel your body with “ingredients you can see and pronounce.” They come in five distinct...
Via Basketball Bicker
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers Ejected For Not Wanting To Fight Each Other

Nick Collison and Austin Rivers really wanted to maybe pretend like they might try to fight each other on Monday night. Both were ejected.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison And Austin Rivers Ejected For Mini-Scuffle (Video)

Both Austin Rivers and Nick Collison were ejected after getting into a mini-scuffle during the second quarter of Monday’s game in New Orleans. The post Nick Collison And Austin Rivers Ejected For Mini-Scuffle (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Lands Awkwardly After Blocking Pacers’ Dead-Ball Shots (Video)

Russell Westbrook took a page out of KG’s book during Sunday’s Oklahoma City Thunder-Indiana Pacers game when he denied shots by both Paul George and George Hill after the whistle. After the three knee surgeries in nine months, this was a very risky move. This is one instance where Westbrook’s competitiveness almost got the best of him. The post Russell Westbrook Lands Awkwardly...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Playoff Primer

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, I’m not talking Christmas. Late March into Early May is the best time to be a sports fan. Baseball is just getting underway, the NFL is showcasing their rookie talent for the draft, March Madness is reaching its’ epic conclusion, the NHL playoff push is on […] The post Oklahoma City Thunder Playoff Primer appeared first on isportsweb.
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Falls After Blocking George Hill’s Shot After The Whistle

The whole world – well Thunder fans – would’ve been pissed at Russell Westbrook if he would’ve seriously hurt himself when he blocked George Hill’s shot attempt during a dead ball on Sunday during Thunder vs. Pacers.     I do think it’s hilarious that Russ is so competitive – or a “Petty Crocker,” you choose-  when it comes to the other team. Playoffs start...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook doesn't like dead-ball shots

During the Thunder's 102-97 loss to the Pacers Sunday afternoon, Russell Westbrook finished with 21 points, seven assists and two blocks shots...unofficially. During the fourth quarter, with the Thunder trailing by seven, the OKC guard didn't take it well when Pacers' Paul George took a dead-ball shot in front of the Thunder bench. Westbrook raced to block it. But the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Top 10 NBA dunks of the week

Video: DeAndre Jordan dunks on Serge Ibaka
Via Beer Mug Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Reggie Jackson suffers neck injury in loss to Pacers

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Reggie Jackson sustained a neck injury during the fourth quarter in today's game against the Pacers, according Darnell Mayberry on Twitter. Following the game, Jackson had X-rays and a concussion test performed. Fortunately for him all the tests came back negative, but is status for Monday's game is uncertain.The injury occurred when Jackson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook falls down after blocking late Pacers shot

Just when you thought that Russell Westbrook wasn’t anymore energetic on the basketball court, you might want to peep this Vine video. In the fourth quarter of the Pacers-Thunder game, Westbrook decided to swat a late shot from Indiana’s George Hill as the game was stopped due to a timeout. Watch as Russ makes the block and ultimately falls right on his behind: *** Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake & Rihanna Boo’d Up At Thunder vs. Clippers

Drake is Mr. Sports.  Now that he and Rihanna are dating, I fully expect him to attend more Clippers games because, that’s her squad. Wednesday night the Clippers faced off against the Oklahoma City Thunder – and lost but had a nice comeback in the fourth quarter – both Ri Ri and Drizzy were in the building. The two sat on opposite sides of the court but did have a moment...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Rounding into playoff form

The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Clippers tonight to win their 57th game of the season. But, they will almost surely finish with the second best record in the western conference. Last year the Thunder earned the top seed in the west, although even home court advantage did not stop the San Antonio Spurs from beating the Thunder. But those memories of the Spurs are a...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: Rockets know they can't guard me 1-on-1

Gone are the days of Kevin Durant being modest and bowing down to his elder brethren. Durant is hungry for a title, hungry to be No.1 and prepared to let anyone know it.  Durant pushed his streak of scoring 25 points in a game to 40 consecutive, tying the legendary Michael Jordan. The normally mild-mannered Durant, who leads the NBA with 32.1 points a game, was frustrated by the...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins upset again after teammates exclude him

Earlier this year Perkins was upset when the Thunder took a team picture without him. Doesn’t look like the message got through. That’s unfortunate it. KD according to Bleacher Report didn’t want to take responsibility.
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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