Oklahoma City Thunder fans have long insisted that their team, precariously hanging onto a playoff spot, would become a contender once Kevin Durant finally overcame his foot troubles. Now that he’s been ruled out for the season, they’re being reminded why sports optimism is folly.
A night after losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Phoenix Suns looked to keep their postseason hopes alive against the Portland Trail Blazers. Phoenix entered on a three-game losing streak, and a fourth would signal a potential end to its chances of landing the final playoff spot out West. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Animal welfare advocates have filed two lawsuits challenging the transfer of a pair of Asian elephants from a zoo in Seattle to Oklahoma City, claiming the move violates the state constitution and federal Endangered Species Act. The transfer comes after years of controversy surrounding the fate of Seattle's elephants.......
With each impressive performance, Enes Kanter is making it harder for Steven Adams to reclaim his spot as the Oklahoma City Thunder's starting center. Kanter 's offensive contributions and chemistry with Russell Westbrook are a large...Show More Summary
The Thunder may only have one more shot to win a title with Kevin Durant leading the way. How will they maximize the opportunity? Kevin Durant is done for the season and so are the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unless they can somehow avoid...Show More Summary
"They’ll be great when he’s back" is the most optimistic statement in sports, positing that a team is just an injured player away from snapping into championship form. Oklahoma City Thunder fans have long insisted this was the case—that...Show More Summary
After Saturday night's loss to the Utah Jazz, the Oklahoma City Thunder hoped to get back in the win column as they took on the Phoenix Suns in an important matchup. The Suns entered Sunday on the outside looking in for the Western Conference...Show More Summary
The New Orleans Pelicans' once-raging postseason hopes are dwindling down like a dying fire. But there are still some glowing embers capable of flaring up again. Despite the absence of Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder are sitting...Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns, 109-97, on Sunday night in Phoenix.
Oklahoma City Thunder playoff tickets could go on sale soon. On Sunday (March 29), Oklahoma City took a big step toward clinching a spot in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Playing on the road against a very tough Phoenix Suns team, the Thunder...Show More Summary
It’s pretty simple: Do not get in Russell Westbrook’s way. Especially lately. While racking up eye-popping stats and MVP buzz over the last month, Oklahoma City’s star guard — who plays with a seemingly limitless fire and intensity — has been looking somehow even more fiery and intense. This is a dude who can go […]
While Russell Westbrook is wrecking havoc on NBA teams' defenses and piling up the numbers night in and night out, the Thunder's other star will unfortunately not see action in the next several months.
The Suns are three games behind the Thunder in the race for the No. 8 playoff seed in the West, but Phoenix will have a chance to pick up a game on Sunday when it hosts Oklahoma City. There have been several major homecomings in theShow More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked to get back to their winning ways when they took on the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. The Thunder saw their four-game win streak snapped their last time out and faced another tough test from the young Jazz, who had lost four straight and five of six after having won six straight. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
It was too little, too late, but Russell Westbrook should have no shame after drastically reversing course and nearly lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder (41-32) to an improbable come-from-behind victory Saturday night. In the Thunder's...Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz will be short-handed when they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night after Derrick Favors was ruled out with a back injury. Continue for updates. Favors Out with Back Spasms vs. Thunder Saturday, March 28 The...Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to get back on the winning side Saturday at 9 p.m. ET, when they travel north to take on the Utah Jazz. The game carries heavy playoff implications for OKC, but for one Thunder player in particular,...Show More Summary
Fourth-year center Enes Kanter has looked like a different player since landing with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the trade deadline. Apparently, he feels like a different one, too. Speaking with reporters in advance of Sunday's matchup...Show More Summary
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City Thunder had said last week he likely would be shut down for the season. Show More Summary
Kevin Durant has been officially shut down for the remainder of the season, Oklahoma City Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti announced Friday. Durant will undergo a third surgery on his foot that will require him to be out four to six months for rehabilitation. Show More Summary