BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are bringing Al Horford back, trading point guard Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City for the five-time All-Star on Friday in Brad Stevens' first major move since he moved from the Boston bench to the front office.
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Friday the trade of centers Al Horford, Moses Brown and a conditional 2023 second-round pick to the Boston Celtics for Kemba Walker as well as the 16th pick in this year’s NBA draft and a 2025 second-round pick.
Oklahoma City Thunder will not have fans at any game during the 2020-21 season, the team announced to season ticket holders in an email Tuesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kenrich Williams scored 19 points Wednesday night, and the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back from a 30-point loss to Houston two days earlier and beat the Rockets 104-87.
The season-opening game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets, set to tip off at 7 tonight inside Toyota Center, has ben postponed by the league after COVID protocols and concerns made it impossible for the Rockets to field a squad of the required eight players for the game to be played as scheduled.
Perhaps by the end of the coming NBA season the Oklahoma City Thunder will again be playing in front of capacity crowds inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. What’s clear now, however, is it begin the campaign playing in front of nobody.
Because the Oklahoma City Thunder finally took the plunge Wednesday morning, for the first time in a long time, all 30 NBA teams now have a head coach.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul was named to the 2019-20 All-NBA Second Team, it was announced Wednesday by the NBA. This is the ninth time in his career that Paul has earned a spot on an All-NBA team.
NBA.com reported early Thursday afternoon that players have decided Thursday that they want to continue the season, coming to that consensus one day after three postseason games were postponed in a protest of racial injustice.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 105-86 victory over the poor-shooting Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Without the services of Chris Paul, the Thunder looked a little lost to start Tuesday’s scrimmage against the Portland Trail Blazers.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder announced the schedule for its eight seeding games to restart the 2019-20 season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida today.
BETHANY — Whether it was the fact the two teams played a year ago with a state berth on the line, or the fact Hilldale had a year’s exposure to playing in the tournament, the Lady Hornets came out loose in Thursday’s Class 4A quarterfinal game at Southern Nazarene University’s Sawyer Center.
Chris Paul, Thunder point guard and all-around good guy, spoke to local media Wednesday afternoon via teleconference and, because he’s thoughtful, said many interesting things.
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The faces were familiar. The memories shared were special. Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams’ thoughts of Billy Donovan are still meaningful to him three years after leaving Oklahoma City following the tragic loss of his wife Ingrid.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In a game they scored 115 points, the Thunder scored just 21 in the fourth quarter, repeating some of the failures that had led to four late losses five games into the season.
TULSA — Dallas’ two best players, Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, were both being rested by coach Rick Carlisle, surely making it easier for Oklahoma City to gain its 119-104 preseason opening victory inside BOK Center Tuesday night.
Those fawning over Russell Westbrook’s time in Oklahoma City, apoplectic that cheering for him now means rooting for a different uniform and it’s all unimaginably horrible are wrong.
Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.
Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer over a lunging Paul George just after midnight, Oklahoma time, and the Thunder’s offseason of discontent officially began.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Be it a strength or a weakness, called for or not, Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan will almost always find something positive to emphasize.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The series between the Thunder and Trail Blazers — which includes at least one more game, beginning at 9:30 tonight, inside Moda Center — is playing out on different levels.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Norman Transcript sports editor and longtime Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel has been a personality in the state for some time.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City center Steven Adams said the difference between winning and losing to Portland may be imperceptible to most watching.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The best hope Thunder Nation has as it ponders Game 3, an absolute must-win as the Oklahoma City-Portland series moves into Chesapeake Energy Arena for at least two more tussles, is its ability to believe in Paul George.
This Week's Circulars
95, farmer's wife, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 in Checotah. Service of Celebration 2 PM Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Checotah. Burial at Greenlawn Cemetery. Garrett Family Funeral Home
77, homemaker, passed Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Graveside Service: 10 am, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at McClain Cemetery in Muskogee, OK. Service provided by Cornerstone Funeral Home.
52, of Dolph, AR, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 in Springfield, MO. Memorial Service 2:30 PM Saturday, June 19, 2021 in the Serenity Chapel of Garrett Family Funeral Home in Checotah, OK.
Calvin "Mike" Littlejohn, 66, Okmulgee resident, left us June 10, 2021. Visitation Friday, 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Okmulgee. Hour of Remembrance, Saturday, 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Peace. biglowfunerals.com
Jamison Jaron Weeden, 28, Okmulgee resident, left us June 5, 2021. Service of Remembrance will be Friday, 11:00 AM, The Chapel of Peace of the Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Inc., of Okmulgee. biglowfunerals.com
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