1. Although Outdated, Thunder's Simple Approach Is Opening Path to West Finals

    SAN ANTONIO — The hand of the skinny man smacked the hand of the scowling one with the force of nearly 20,000 minutes spent on the court together in unfulfilled pursuit of a championship...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 37,574 reads 128 comments

  2. NBA Playoffs 2016: Game Times, TV, Live Stream Coverage and Picks for Tuesday

    After a drama-filled set of games Monday night, NBA fans can relax a bit with just one matchup on Tuesday. Of course, the lone game should be a good one...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1,070 reads 1 comments

  3. NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 5 Odds

    The first four games of this second-round playoff series in the Western Conference between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder have been unpredictable, to say the least...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 4,151 reads 3 comments

  4. In Game 4, Durant at His Best with Westbrook, Who Holds Key to OKC Future

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The whipping wind, as it so often does, blew through Oklahoma City on Sunday. Tornado watches in effect; large hail reported, too. This felt different than the usual threat, though...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 341,874 reads 211 comments

  5. OKC Thunder Discover Late-Game Formula in Critical Game 4 Win over Spurs

    As evidenced by their 111-97 victory over the San Antonio Spurs to even up the series 2-2, the Oklahoma City Thunder don't understand how narratives are supposed to work...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 62,893 reads 190 comments

  6. Thunder Must Be More Than Just Big 3 to Play Ultimate Spoiler to Spurs

    To beat the San Antonio Spurs , reach the Western Conference Finals and genuinely contend for an NBA title during a season in which the championship chase has been diluted down ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 112,348 reads 190 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, May 6, 2016

    Fact: Kevin Durant is averaging 29.8 PPG in six career playoff home games against the Spurs . Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 9,640 reads 7 comments

  8. NBA Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 3 Odds

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have been the most inconsistent team in the playoffs this year, looking overmatched one game and playing like potential NBA champions the next...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 2,137 reads 0 comments

  9. Thunder HC Billy Donovan Doesn't Recall Dion Waiters' Inbounds Pass at Presser

    An inbounds play, you say? A possibly controversial no-call? Involving who ? If you're a sports fan, chances are you've at least heard about the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder 's wild Monday night finish...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 23,970 reads 20 comments

  10. Thunder vs. Spurs Referee Comments on Dion Waiters, Manu Ginobili Non-Foul Call

    Following a controversial ending in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 98-97 Game 2 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, an official admitted missing a potentially crucial call...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 54,244 reads 102 comments

  11. Bizarre Game 2 Finish Helps Oklahoma City Thunder Exorcise Personal Demons

    Thanks to a bizarre ending and some outstanding fourth-quarter play, the Oklahoma City Thunder managed to steal home-court advantage away from the San Antonio Spurs with a 98-97 Game 2 victory...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 70,599 reads 214 comments

  12. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, April 30, 2016

    Fact: Kevin Durant is shooting 5-of-19 from the field (26.3 percent) when guarded by Kawhi Leonard this season. He is shooting 49.8 percent against the rest of the league this season (including playoffs)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 10,006 reads 8 comments

  13. Thunder Enter Series vs. Spurs with Pressure to Win NBA Title at All-Time High

    It is a good thing the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out a 118-104 Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks to put a bow on their first-round series. Losing wouldn't have pinned them against the ropes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 65,709 reads 165 comments

  14. Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne Bust Out New Pregame Dance Routine

    Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne don't need to go to a nightclub; Chesapeake Energy Arena works just fine...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 21,321 reads 30 comments

  15. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Fined for Actions in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 victory Saturday, but superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did not escape without punishment...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 76,706 reads 40 comments

  16. Russell Westbrook Gets into an Argument with Salah Mejri, Double Technical Given

    Tensions were running high between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder again Saturday night during Game 4 of the teams' first-round series...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 576,416 reads 27 comments

  17. Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders

    These aren't the Oklahoma City Thunder you're looking for —not if you're expecting a bona fide NBA title contender, that is...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 months ago 36,310 reads 106 comments

  18. Russell Westbrook Rises to Throw Down the Jam, Slams It Against the Rim Instead

    It must have been opposite day at American Airlines Center on Saturday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook looked like he was about to wreak havoc on the rim during ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 2,741 reads 2 comments

  19. Kevin Durant Responds to Rick Carlisle's Comments About Thunder's Physicality

    Oklahoma City Thunder leading scorer Kevin Durant said Saturday he was "surprised" to hear comments from Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle about OKC's physical play...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 1,563 reads 1 comments

  20. Kevin Durant: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Thunder Star's Future

    The biggest name in NBA free agency this summer is expected to be former MVP Kevin Durant , and the time for him to make a decision on where he'll play next season is inching closer now that the postseason has concluded...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 2 months ago 501,538 reads 579 comments

  21. Oklahoma City Thunder Regaining Urgency, Reclaiming Series vs. Dallas Mavericks

    During Thursday night's 131-102 victory, the Oklahoma City Thunder presumably wanted to make it clear the Dallas Mavericks weren't their true enemies. Sure, there's been some animosity during the first-round series...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 10,979 reads 17 comments

  22. Russell Westbrook's Dancing Sparks Reaction from Charlie Villanueva

    Dallas Mavericks forward Charlie Villanueva wasn't amused with the pregame dance routine between Oklahoma City Thunder point guards Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne before Game 2 of the teams' first-round playoff series...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 9,925 reads 22 comments

  23. Durant Turns in Historically Poor Shooting Performance

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was shockingly ineffective during Monday's 85-84 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, setting ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 755 reads 1 comments

  24. Russell Westbrook Pushes Dallas Mavericks Who Interrupt His Pregame Routine

    Don't kill Russell Westbrook 's vibe. The Oklahoma City Thunder star guard was dabbing through his pregame routine with rookie Cameron Payne ahead of Game 2 against the Dallas ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 54,165 reads 44 comments

  25. NBA Betting Preview: Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 2 Odds

    Those bettors expecting a high-scoring Game 1 of this first-round playoff series between the third-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder and sixth-seeded Dallas Mavericks had to be disappointed, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 2 months ago 1,695 reads 1 comments