OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t talking about the playoffs, wins or losses. A franchise that had missed the playoffs just once in the previous 11 seasons ended last season in the draft lottery with a 22-50 record. General manager Sam Presti’s focus is on helping a group of talented young players […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored eight points in 17 minutes in his preseason debut for the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks, who had eight players score in double digits in a 130-110 victory against the Oklahoma Thunder on Sunday night. The Bucks are being careful with Antetokounmpo, who hyperextended his left knee in the […]
This week’s episode features guest Sean Derenthal, host of the Stepien NBA Draft podcast, sharing his thoughts on what we saw in the draft a couple weeks ago. The guys also recap Boeheim’s Army’s win in the TBT championship game, and begin a week-by-week Big Ten college football preview beginning with Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan.
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl lacks the skill set of a modern NBA forward. Despite his shortcomings, he may have enough defensive talent to find a place in the league.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As he looks to rebuild the Oklahoma City Thunder into a NBA contender, general manager Sam Presti has brought in a handful of highly touted young players who have similar characteristics — long, good ball-handlers, capable shooters and international. To a team that already includes current franchise cornerstone and point guard […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For the second time in five years, the Oklahoma City Thunder went Down Under to find a first-round pick in the NBA draft, taking Josh Giddey at No. 6 on Thursday night. The 18-year-old Giddey, a 6-foot-8 guard from Melbourne, Australia, attended the NBA Global Academy in 2019-20 and played last […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder have announced an exclusive 15-year naming rights partnership to rename the city’s downtown arena after Paycom, a local company that offers online payroll and human resources services to employers. The arena was renamed to the Paycom Center effective Tuesday, according to The Oklahoman. Terms of the deal […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rookie Aleksej Pokusevski scored a career-high 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112 on Sunday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Josh Hall, a two-way player who had never scored more than 10 points in an NBA game, had career highs of 25 […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-93 on Friday night to inch closer to claiming the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Jazz entered the night with the league’s best record and a one-game lead on Phoenix in the race for […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Terence Davis matched his season high with 27 points, Buddy Hield had 21 and the Sacramento Kings beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-106 on Tuesday night to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Delon Wright added 21 points and eight assists for the Kings. Richaun Holmes had 13 points and seven […]