Thunder even series with Spurs despite Aldridge's 41

May 3, 2016

Thunder even series with Spurs despite Aldridge's 41

The Oklahoma City Thunder nearly gave the game away in a wild final sequence that referees acknowledge should have been blown dead before it started. All that matters to the Thunder is that they’re all even with the San Antonio Spurs. Russell Westbrook had ...

Westbrook silences Cuban as Thunder eliminate Mavericks

Apr 26, 2016

Westbrook silences Cuban as Thunder eliminate Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook is an All-Star, but not a superstar. Westbrook gave him plenty of reasons to reconsider. He had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists, and the Thunder beat the Mavericks 118-104 on Monday night ...

Thunder star Durant says testy playoffs just part of game

Apr 25, 2016

Thunder star Durant says testy playoffs just part of game

Kevin Durant suddenly, and reluctantly, found himself at the center of a conversation over whether Oklahoma City’s rough-and-tumble series with Dallas was out of control. LeBron James steadfastly believes he won’t have the same problem, even though the Cleveland star was called out twice ...

Clippers rally from 22 down

Mar 3, 2016

Clippers rally from 22 down

The day began for the Oklahoma City Thunder with the stunning news that part-owner Aubrey McClendon had died. It ended with the players and coaching staff shaking their heads for another reason. The Thunder squandered a 22-point lead in a 103-98 loss to the ...

Curry sublime as Warriors rally past Thunder in overtime

Feb 28, 2016

Curry sublime as Warriors rally past Thunder in overtime

Stephen Curry had no clue how far from the hoop he was. He just knew it was time to shoot. His 3-pointer from beyond 30 feet with 0.6 seconds left in overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 win over the Oklahoma City ...

Curry, Warriors hold off Thunder

Feb 7, 2016

Curry, Warriors hold off Thunder

With a Super Bowl-sized stage, a celebrity-filled crowd and two championship contenders on the floor, it felt more like late May in Oracle Arena than early February. Stephen Curry was up to the task. Curry scored 26 points and keyed a strong closing stretch ...

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Jan 27, 2016

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Kevin Durant heard all about Golden State and San Antonio the last few days, and isn’t bothered the NBA’s best have been hogging all the headlines. “We just try to worry about us and what we could do every single day to get better,” ...

Bulls shut down Thunder

Dec 26, 2015

Bulls shut down Thunder

The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season. Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, and Pau Gasol had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Bulls’ 105-96 victory ...

Durant leads charge in runaway victory over Lakers

Dec 20, 2015

Durant leads charge in runaway victory over Lakers

Kobe Bryant may not have made the difference. Either way, the Oklahoma City Thunder had little trouble with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday. With Bryant out with a sore right shoulder, the Thunder stars had their way. Kevin Durant had 22 points and ...

Rose scores 29 as Bulls hold off late charge by Thunder

Nov 6, 2015

Rose scores 29 as Bulls hold off late charge by Thunder

The Chicago Bulls let the lead slip away. Derrick Rose wouldn’t let the game get away, too. Rose came up big down the stretch to score 29 points and Jimmy Butler added 26 to lead the Bulls to a 104-98 victory over Kevin Durant ...

Durant cleared to play after injury comeback

Sep 24, 2015

Durant cleared to play after injury comeback

Kevin Durant is all the way back. The 2013-14 NBA MVP and scoring champion played just 27 games for the Thunder last season because of a broken bone in his right foot. Thunder general manager Sam Presti announced Wednesday that, after three procedures, Durant ...