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Thunder overthrow Spurs late, take home 99-94 victory in team-oriented play

With the Oklahoma City Thunder coming off of a three-game road trip, they fed off of the home-court crowd, dismantling the San Antonio Spurs 99-94. For the Thunder, their victory marks the franchise’s first back-to-back win streak since March 22, 2021, while also propping the group up to a 3-6 record. In the Spurs’ camp,Continue reading “Thunder overthrow Spurs late, take home 99-94 victory in team-oriented play”

Blue outshine Stars, close baseball set with 114-81 victory

With the Oklahoma City Blue placing Isaiah Roby, Tre Mann, and Vit Krejci on assignment — the Blue toppled the Salt Lake City Stars 114-81 to close off their baseball set. Oklahoma City’s win on Sunday placed the topper on an impressive baseball that saw the Blue seize victory by an average of 44.0 points.Continue reading “Blue outshine Stars, close baseball set with 114-81 victory”

Blue burn out Stars 118-63 in home opener

With the Oklahoma City Blue reshuffling the deck with nine new faces and a pair of Thunder assignments, they didn’t lose a beat — clobbering the Salt Lake City Stars 118-63 in their regular-season opener.  The Blue and Stars kept within striking distance for the entirety of the first quarter as Oklahoma City led byContinue reading “Blue burn out Stars 118-63 in home opener”

Thunder overcome Lakers 107-104 as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander delivers in clutch

After sealing the deal on a 26-point, franchise-setting comeback against the Los Angeles Lakers last week, the Oklahoma City Thunder entered the Staples Center Thursday evening with a target pinned on their back. With the additional pressure — the Thunder made diamonds — surmounting a double-digit deficit to top the Lakers 107-104. For the Thunder,Continue reading “Thunder overcome Lakers 107-104 as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander delivers in clutch”

Back in Blue: Oklahoma City Blue composite guide

After a regular-season campaign that saw the Oklahoma City Blue reach the highest of highs and the lowest of lows last season — Grant Gibbs’ squad is revving up for another year of G-League basketball. The Oklahoma City opened last season’s “bubble year” on a high note, posting a league-best 7-1 starting record, however, aContinue reading “Back in Blue: Oklahoma City Blue composite guide”

Thunder falter in closing minutes, plummet to Clippers 99-94

With Oklahoma City missing the services of Lu Dort (knee), the Oklahoma City Thunder squandered a nailbiter to the Los Angeles Clippers, falling from the mark 99-94. For the Thunder, the gut-wrencher sticks them back to the bottom of the conference at 1-5 while in the Clippers camp, they bottled the night with their secondContinue reading “Thunder falter in closing minutes, plummet to Clippers 99-94”

Thunder slashed by Warriors 103-82

With the Oklahoma City Thunder fresh off of their first regular-season win, the Thunder snowballed to the Golden State Warriors 103-82. For the Thunder, their loss brings a callback to last week’s loss versus the Warriors while also plotting them back into the losing column at 1-5. In the case of the Warriors, their winContinue reading “Thunder slashed by Warriors 103-82”

Thunder surmount 26-point deficit, make history to edge Lakers 123-116

With LeBron James out (leg) on Wednesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder trumped the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 in their back-to-back closer. For the Thunder, the win sparked a much-needed booster within the franchise as the group tasted their first ounce of victory, currently spotted at 1-4. For the Lakers, their loss is nothing short ofContinue reading “Thunder surmount 26-point deficit, make history to edge Lakers 123-116”

Thunder glisten against Warriors, plummet late in 106-98 thriller

With Oklahoma City opening their first back-to-back of the year, the Thunder faltered late to Warriors, coughing up a 106-98 thriller at the Paycom Center. For the Thunder, the loss marks their closest contest of the season, but ultimately hinders them from a win, now sitting at 0-4. For the Warriors, their victory keeps themContinue reading “Thunder glisten against Warriors, plummet late in 106-98 thriller”

Thunder grazed past in home opener, slide to 76ers 115-103

With a fully-healthy Oklahoma City Thunder taking on Philadelphia 76ers group minus Ben Simmons, Sunday’s meeting provided a healthy test in the Thunder’s debut game at the Paycom Center. Despite the injury report, the Thunder failed to make bank, losing out to the 76ers 115-103. Philadelphia entered the contest, guns blazing, mounting an 8-2 leadContinue reading “Thunder grazed past in home opener, slide to 76ers 115-103”