The Oklahoma City Thunder would be wise to wait out the Chicago Bulls' playoff run and do whatever it takes to make Tom Thibodeau their next head coach. While his offensive philosophy has been criticized at times, Thibs is the kind of...Show More Summary
Right-hander Scott Baker will be promoted from triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday to start for the Dodgers in their series finale against the San Diego Padres, Manager Don Mattingly said.
The Thunder are watching the NBA Playoffs from home, which makes this a lost season. And yet, possibly even next year, it could be seen as the start of something big.
Alvin Gentry's next NBA head-coaching call is coming. Soon. And Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has to be on the other end of it. The OKC exec didn't dismiss former coach Scott Brooks for any crimes committed in this injury-riddled campaign. Show More Summary
This is an impressive fake, though. Former Thunder coach Scott Brooks will eventually speak to the media about his firing, but this news article supposedly from The Oklahoman where he says Oklahoma City will regret the decision is fake. The Internet quickly grabbed hold of it this morning because everything lines up. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s search for a new head coach will dominate headlines, but general manager Sam Presti has one other major question to answer this offseason: How much is Enes Kanter worth? Both sides have expressed a desire to work out a contract that will keep the young center in OKC. Show More Summary
Bad news often makes the news, no question about it. When I check my list of recent columns, I find news about the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombing; federal agents taking prostitutes, money, even an AK-47 assault rifle from drug cartels; and government whistleblowers being hammered by management. So it is with relief and […]
On the evening of May 5, 2012, Floyd Mayweather was in pure relaxation mode. Chilling on the couch, the Oklahoma City Thunder in the midst of sweeping the Dallas Mavericks, the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world was in his element. "I'm sure he had money on the game," WWE superstar and official Friend of Floyd Triple H said. Show More Summary
It is weird to talk about the Oklahoma City Thunder and the NBA draft this early in the year, but the team's rare appearance in the lottery could be a blessing in disguise after a disastrous season. It allows one of the game's best drafters...Show More Summary
If you're in the lottery, you have a need that must be addressed. It's as simple as that, even for teams such as the Oklahoma City Thunder, who only fell out of the playoff picture due to a never-ending stream of injuries—and barely missed making the field anyway. Show More Summary
The NBA rumor mill is churning in Oklahoma City after the search for the next Thunder coach took a turn when Kevin Ollie suddenly and mysteriously took himself out of consideration. The UConn coach was seen as a frontrunner for the Thunder job vacated when the team fired Scott Brooks on Wednesday. Show More Summary
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has removed himself from consideration for the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job, multiple sources told SNY.tv on Thursday. “He is calling [Thunder GM] Sam Presti and pulling his name out due to very personal reasons,” one source said. “[Oklahoma City] made it clear that they really did want him but there were a […]
Ollie will stay in Connecticut. Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie has taken his name out of consideration for the Oklahoma City Thunder head coaching job, reports CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. Ollie was one of the few candidates reportedly...Show More Summary
Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City by anti-government extremist Timothy McVeigh. McVeigh's act of domestic terrorism killed 168 people and injured nearly 700 others. Show More Summary
Kevin Durant is a team player. The Oklahoma City Thunder star also has nothing but love and respect for his former coach, Scott Brooks, who was fired by the team Monday.
Or: Why Bill Walton needs to be the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder
It seems for Scott Brooks, it was more about the future than the past. According to ESPN, in a somewhat surprising move, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has fired Brooks after a difficult season that saw the Thunder on the outside looking in to the playoffs. Show More Summary
Ollie went 72-33 in three seasons with the Huskies. The Oklahoma City Thunder's head coaching position has only been vacant for a few hours, but there are already two candidates that appear to be separating themselves from the field....Show More Summary
Oklahoma City relieves Scott Brooks of his coaching duties and now the Thunder is zeroing in on Kevin Ollie, who is close to the team's superstar, Kevin Durant.
It's not enough just to get along. Everybody liked everybody in Oklahoma City, and the good vibrations and high-end talent very well could've brought an NBA championship in recent years with fewer injuries. That didn't happen, though,...Show More Summary