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Thunder still shocked, frustrated after lopsided loss to Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder were still embarrassed, shocked, frustrated and angry the morning after a horrendous loss to the San Antonio Spurs in their series opener."All the negative ones you can think of," Oklahoma City center Stephen Adams said of the collective mood. "That's exactly what the whole team's feeling, but then you have your little tantrum and then...
Via Associated Press
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Oklahoma City still embarrassed by lopsided loss

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The Oklahoma City Thunder were still embarrassed, shocked, frustrated and angry the morning after a horrendous loss to the San Antonio Spurs in their series opener. ''All the negative ones you can think of,'' Oklahoma City center Stephen Adams said of the collective mood. ''That's exactly what the whole team's feeling, but then you have your little tantrum and...
Via Associated Press
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Thunder: Thunder angry but taking short memory into Game 2 against Spurs

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comSAN ANTONIO — The Thunder has been here before. In this building: The AT&T Center.
Via Thunder Rumblings
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Thunder: How the Thunder fared after 20-point playoff losses

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comHow will the Thunder respond to a 32-point drubbing by the Spurs in Game 1? The Thunder is 1-2 in its history in the game after a 20-point loss in the postseason.
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1 hour ago

Sounds of Thunder: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs, Game 1

Legion of Thunder V.... (sigh, maybe the title should be "The Post Season of Blunder") Well... that game stunk. The only saving grace to the entire thing was that I was stuck at work and didn't have to suffer through it live. My sympathies to those that watched that embarrassment in real time. Wanna talk about a reality check on steroids? See Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio...
Via Welcome to Loud City
1 hour ago

Ready to Bounce Back as the Thunder Has Before

There was no sulking at Thunder practice on Sunday. Instead, there was an upbeat attitude and a resolve to learn from its mistakes.
Via NBA.com
3 hours ago

Timeless Tim: NBA star says Spurs' Duncan could play until he's 90

With the Oklahoma City Thunder set to kick off their second-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Kevin Durant is well aware of the challenge of going up against a guy who probably sleeps in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber over the summer. Ahead of Saturday’s series opener, the seven-time All-Star expressed his deep admiration for the ageless wonder known as Timothy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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How to watch Thunder games with radio commentary from Brian Davis and Michael Cage

National TV is the worst. Here's how to keep listening to your favorite Thunder homers. If you're a Thunder-head like me, you love the coverage put together by Fox Sports Oklahoma. Brian Davis is exciting, and has witnessed the entire history of the team. Classic calls of his like "chicken salad out of chicken something else" and "rattlesnake jam" have become legendary. Michael Cage...
Via Welcome to Loud City
1 day ago

Thunder on the Road: April 30, 2016

The Thunder squares off against the Spurs in Game 1 of its second-round series tonight at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

WATCH: Russell Westbrook at shootaround

April 30, 2016 Thunder guard Russell Westbrook meets with the media at shootaround prior to Game 1 vs. Spurs.
Via YouTube
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WATCH: Steven Adams at shootaround

April 30, 2016 Thunder center Steven Adams meets with the media at shootaround prior to Game 1 vs. Spurs.
Via YouTube
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Thunder-Spurs: For OKC, a chance to make everything okay

The Oklahoma City Thunder probably know what the word “redemption” means, but let’s go to the dictionary anyway: redemption (n.) – the action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for payment, or clearing a debt. The payments made by the Thunder — as they enter the Western Conference semifinals on Saturday against the San Antonio Spurs — refer...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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How the OKC Thunder became obsessed with halal

When the Oklahoma City Thunder are in town, the business for halal-serving locations tends to boom. That is because the Thunder are making halal their go-to food choice after falling in love with it. It all started with the Thunder acquiring backup center Enes Kanter, who is Muslim and adheres to a special diet based on his religion. The Thunder have gone above and beyond in respecting...
Via The Comeback
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Thunder's Steven Adam Shares Tim Duncan's Secret Strategy for Success

The Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs will face each other in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals starting Saturday at the AT&T Center. Tim Duncan and the Spurs are favored to win at home, as they have done all season, but Timmy will have to pull some new tricks out of his bag if he wants an advantage over Thunder center Steven Adams. RELATED: Tim Duncan Pranks...
Via Stack
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Russell Westbrook: Kevin Durant and I will always have each other’s backs

If you’re searching for the greatest love story of our time, look no further than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook clearly appreciated teammate Kevin Durant going out of his way to rebuke comments made by Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggesting that Westbrook is not a “superstar.” Westbrook was asked on Wednesday about what it meant for Durant, who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Westbrook, Durant take shots at Charlie Villanueva

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant took turns taking shots at Charlie Villanueva during a postgame press conference on Monday night. After the Oklahoma City Thunder eliminated the Dallas Mavericks from the playoffs with a 118-104 victory in Game 4, Westbrook was asked about Villanueva continuing to mess with him. Villanueva on Monday staked out Westbrook during the point guard...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook throws full-court pass to Durant for dunk

Russell Westbrook takes the ball out of bounds and launches a bomb to Kevin Durant, who finishes with a reverse dunk…. RUSS to KD https://t.co/LEyLljOp8i — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 26, 2016 Long pass from Westbrook to Durant for the reverse on TNT! #NBARapidReplay #THUNDERvMAVS https://t.co/Q3nKvH44Rp — NBA (@NBA) April 26, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban on Westbrook: ‘He’s an All-Star but not a superstar’

It’s starting to become readily apparent that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban just loves to hear himself talk. The always entertaining executive is now making waves around the NBA following comments he made regarding Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook on Monday. Mark Cuban says Kevin Durant is the Thunder's only superstar. What about Russell Westbrook? "He's an...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could this be the Oklahoma City Thunders year?

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been under the radar it seems like this season thanks to the record breaking regular seasons that both the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs had. Throughout the entire year the talk has been about who is going to win the West, the Warriors or Spurs, I don’t think people should discount this Thunder team just yet. With the Thunder defense...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder in the drivers seat

With the Oklahoma City Thunder winning tonight and winning both games in Dallas, they are on their way to a potential second round playoff matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. The Thunder beat the Mavericks 119-108 and now have a commanding 3-1 lead going back to Oklahoma City. The Thunder got out to another explosive offensive start scoring 33 first quarter points. Their defense...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle accuses Thunder of playing dirty, calls out Kevin Durant

Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle isn’t happy with Kevin Durant, or the Oklahoma City Thunder for that matter. He accused Durant and the Thunder of playing dirty in Game 3 Thursday. In particular, Carlisle was upset about an elbow thrown by Durant in the chest of Salah Mejri. “There were four, what I would categorize as, non-basketball physical escalations that were initiated...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder add name to groups opposing Oklahoma gun bills

The Oklahoma City Thunder are the only major professional team in the state of Oklahoma, and it is using that power to stand up to a pair of bills currently before the Oklahoma state senate regarding the rights of gun owners. While a professional team taking a very public stance on a controversial issue like gun rights bills is a bold step, the Thunder aren’t alone. Instead, they...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tempers flare prior to Mavs-Thunder playoff game

NBA players have special routines they go through prior to games. The most notorious might be Stephen Curry’s shot from the tunnel in Oakland. But almost every single player does something that’s original to him. For Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, his preparation is akin to a dance party with teammates. Dallas Mavericks forward Charlie Villanueva didn’t take...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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