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Thunder vs. Hornets game preview: What to watch in preseason debut

Photo Credits: Alonzo Adams/USA Today Sports The last time the Oklahoma City Thunder suited up, newcomers Josh Hall and Moses Brown recorded 25 and 24 points, respectively, in a lottery-shifting season-finale. Fast forward to today, Hall and Brown join a collection of six members from last year’s run now off of the team. In theirContinue reading “Thunder vs. Hornets game preview: What to watch in preseason debut”

Gabriel Deck medically cleared, will be active versus Pelicans — here’s what to expect.

The wait is finally over — Gabriel Deck will suit up for the Thunder tonight. This news comes after almost three weeks of hindrances, awaiting a visa, traveling to Oklahoma City, and clearing health-and-safety provisions, just to name a few. Deck was cleared to join the Thunder late Tuesday evening, but the Thunder’s ongoing EastContinue reading “Gabriel Deck medically cleared, will be active versus Pelicans — here’s what to expect.”

Toronto Raptors fined $25,000 for injury reporting leading up to match versus Thunder — but that won’t stop them

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder When the term “tank wars” has been used to denote the NBA’s lottery contenders — it is not being used loosely. Throughout the course of the year teams have begun pulling players from games for simple “rest” purposes, as we found out Saturday — Adam Silver has had enough.Continue reading “Toronto Raptors fined $25,000 for injury reporting leading up to match versus Thunder — but that won’t stop them”

Friday night will present Oklahoma City with a golden opportunity to turn the corner

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder During the Oklahoma City Thunder’s nine game losing-streak, the roster has broken NBA history losing their last eight contests by an aggregate 219 points. Amongst their rough goings, they’ve yet to face a watered-down roster almost prepped to lose — that changes Friday night. Oklahoma City will tee offContinue reading “Friday night will present Oklahoma City with a golden opportunity to turn the corner”

Thunder look to capture victory in the Mile-High City

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder (10-14) vs. Denver Nuggets (13-11) Tip Off: 8pm CST Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: After losing two close contests with the defending-champion Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder will be off to the Mile High City as they will be pinned off against the Denver Nuggets. For theContinue reading “Thunder look to capture victory in the Mile-High City”

Thunder vs. Lakers Game Preview: How can Oklahoma City bounce back in round 2?

Photo Credits: Adam Pantozzi/Getty Images Oklahoma City Thunder @ Los Angeles Lakers Tip Off: 9pm CST Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 119-112 in Monday’s overtime duel, and with the series finale commencing on Wednesday, the team will have one more shot to cause a rumbleContinue reading “Thunder vs. Lakers Game Preview: How can Oklahoma City bounce back in round 2?”

Thunder vs. Lakers Game Preview: What to expect in mini-series-starter at the Staples Center

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers Tip Off: 9pm CST Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: The Oklahoma City Thunder are headed into the Staples Center on a high note, defeating the Timberwolves in nail-biting fashion in their previous matchup. Now sitting at 10-12, the Thunder are on aContinue reading “Thunder vs. Lakers Game Preview: What to expect in mini-series-starter at the Staples Center”

Thunder seek retribution in series-closer vs. Timberwolves

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder (9-12) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (6-16) Tip Off: 7pm CST Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: Oklahoma City is seeking retribution in tonight’s contest after falling inches shy from a victory vs. Minnesota on Friday, losing 106-103. The Thunder rolled out a lineup of just eight players onContinue reading “Thunder seek retribution in series-closer vs. Timberwolves”

Thunder vs. Timberwolves Game Preview: What to watch for in Friday’s contest

Photo Credits: Coby Van Loan/OKC Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder (9-11) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (5-16) Tip Off: 7pm CST Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: The Oklahoma City Thunder are entering this game after concluding their mini-series vs. Houston in which they got pounced on Monday, but capped things off with an emphatic 104-87 win despite ShaiContinue reading “Thunder vs. Timberwolves Game Preview: What to watch for in Friday’s contest”

Thunder vs. Rockets Game Preview: What to expect in second game of mini baseball set

Oklahoma City Thunder (8-11) vs. Houston Rockets (10-9) Tip Off: 7pm cst Where to Watch: FSOK Overview: Both teams are looking to assert their dominance on Wednesday after Monday’s 136-106 blowout performance netted the Rockets their second-biggest win of the season, winning by 30 points. For Oklahoma City, they are looking to take revenge onContinue reading “Thunder vs. Rockets Game Preview: What to expect in second game of mini baseball set”