INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — T.J. Warren was in attack mode to start the second half.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had been making himself miserable in the film room. Watching turnover after turnover, he promised Spurs teammate LaMarcus Aldridge things were going to change against Oklahoma City on Thursday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 17 of his 24 points in the second half to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder over the Orlando Magic 102-94 on Tuesday night.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Damian Lillard had 23 points and 13 assists to help the Portland Trail Blazers hold off the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-99 on Wednesday night.
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.
Even though they would eventually shed the final year of Carmelo Anthony’s contract, turning it into the acquisition of Dennis Schroder, the Thunder knew the signing of Paul George to a max contract last offseason meant they’d be paying a whole lot of money in salary and the luxury tax.
DENTON, Texas — Last fall, Seth Littrell’s name surfaced in head coach openings at Kansas State and Texas Tech, where the Muskogee native was running backs coach between 2005 and 2008.
OKLAHOMA CITY — On the day Nick Collison’s No. 4 was raised to the Chesapeake Energy Arena rafters, marking 14 selfless seasons with the franchise that became the Oklahoma City Thunder, the sentence he uttered in which his voice first cracked was this:
Because basketball-reference.com exists, we can quickly diagnose the apparent contradiction between the professional numbers attached to Nick Collison’s name and the ceremony planned in his honor this evening.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Because Paul George made a corner 3 with about four minutes remaining that made them believe, Thunder fans did not depart early.
An offensive foul was called away from he ball with 3:09 remaining in the third quarter when Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook stepped a couple feet outside the boundaries of the court in Denver Tuesday night. That's when a very young fan, standing up from his seat, used his left hand to poke Westbrook’s right arm.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Surrounded by reporters, a larger than usual throng there to see him for the first time or simply starved for post All-Star break access, Markieff Morris smiled.
There were a couple of great and seemingly impossible statistics coming out of the Thunder’s 123-114 victory over Portland Tuesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder made it 14 victories in 17 games Friday night, knocking off former Norman North point guard Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks 124-109 inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.
This Week's Circulars
91, Business Owner, passed Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Service is 2:00pm Saturday, November 23, 2019 at First United Methodist Church. Cornerstone Funeral Home 1830 N York St., Muskogee, OK 74403
58, Phlebotomist, passed Thursday, November 14, 2019. Services will be announced at a later date. Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory 1830 N York St., Muskogee, OK 74403
Daniel Alvis Gray. Services to be held at 1:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Haskel, Oklahoma. Burial at the Vaught Cemetary in Webbers Fall, Oklahoma.
98, carpenter, died Friday, November 15, 2019 in Eufaula. Viewing 9AM-4PM November 18, 2019 Garrett Family Funeral Home, Checotah. Service 10AM Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Garrett's Serenity Chapel, Checotah.
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