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Thunder end the year “on a high note”, crunching the Clippers 117-112 in season-finale

Headed into Sunday, there appeared to be some level of clarity in terms of where both squads stood leading into play. Los Angeles was expected to roll out their full-fledged lineup for a playoff confidence booster while Oklahoma City was looked upon to put the cherry on top of their lottery aspirations through gutting theirContinue reading “Thunder end the year “on a high note”, crunching the Clippers 117-112 in season-finale”

Thunder tuned by Jazz 109-93

With Oklahoma City missing key pieces in guards Lu Dort (calf) and Ty Jerome (ankle) while Utah lost services of All-Star Donovan Mitchell (ankle), Friday’s contest set the stage for a battle of the benches. In the end, the Thunder fell short, falling to the Jazz 109-93. Oklahoma City’s top-three lottery aspirations prevailed with theContinue reading “Thunder tuned by Jazz 109-93”

Thunder strike out in baseball set, sliding to Kings 122-106

With Ty Jerome, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Theo Maledon absent from the lineup, Oklahoma City entered Tuesday’s baseball set-closer wielding no true point-guard. For the Thunder, their deficiency at the one was subsided early, but after 48 minutes — they were bounced 122-106. Oklahoma City fans rallying for a tank job whirled through a pool of emotionsContinue reading “Thunder strike out in baseball set, sliding to Kings 122-106”

Thunder falter to battle-scarred Kings 126-98

With Sacramento hitting the court absent of De’Aaron Fox, Tyrese Haliburton, Harrison Barnes, and Buddy Hield — Oklahoma City entered the Golden 1 Center with their heads up high, only missing Lu Dort. Even with the Kings’ misfortune, the Thunder could not get the job done Sunday night, faltering to the Kings 126-98. Oklahoma CityContinue reading “Thunder falter to battle-scarred Kings 126-98”

Thunder diced by Warriors 136-97 as Steph Curry posts 49

With Thursday’s leading scorer Ty Jerome out, Oklahoma City entered their baseball set-closer against Golden State shorthanded. The Thunder gutted out a valiant effort, but they simply could not handle the firepower, collapsing 136-97. Oklahoma City reclaimed their fourth-best lottery odd status in the loss with a 21-47 record. Golden State pivoted to the eight-seedContinue reading “Thunder diced by Warriors 136-97 as Steph Curry posts 49”

Thunder wiped by Warriors 118-97

With Lu Dort returning from a patellar injury, the Oklahoma City Thunder entered the Chase Center having a victory on their mind. After a long pursuit, the Thunder fell from the prize, losing to the Warriors 118-97. Oklahoma City collected the fourth-best lottery odds with the win as the lone 21-46 team in the leagueContinue reading “Thunder wiped by Warriors 118-97”

Thunder inches shy from comeback, fall at Kings’ throne 103-99

With guards De’Aaron Fox, Tyrese Halliburton, and forward Harrison Barnes absent from play, the Sacramento Kings entered Tuesday’s contest trimmed to the brim of talent. Even with Sacramento’s road bump, the Thunder fell short of the victory, kneeling at the Kings’ throne 103-99. Oklahoma City now cherishes lone possession of the fourth-lottery odds following theContinue reading “Thunder inches shy from comeback, fall at Kings’ throne 103-99”

Thunder bounce back versus Suns, narrowly fall from the prize 123-120

Coming off a historic 152-95 loss, Oklahoma City entered Sunday’s back-to-back capper versus Phoenix gripping for any bit of success. To charge the Thunder’s outlet, Lu Dort and Aleksej Pokusevski both returned from their one-game absences for the night — but it still was not enough, narrowly falling 123-120. Oklahoma City slipped back down intoContinue reading “Thunder bounce back versus Suns, narrowly fall from the prize 123-120”

‘That was a clean uppercut’: Thunder pounced in historic fashion by Pacers 152-95

With All-Star Domantas Sabonis returning from a six-game absence, the Indiana Pacers entered Saturday night wielding an extra step of momentum — couple that with removals of Lu Dort (hip), Aleksej Pokusevski (knee), and Ty Jerome (inactive), this game looked like a blowout. That was an understatement. Oklahoma City was annihilated by Indiana from allContinue reading “‘That was a clean uppercut’: Thunder pounced in historic fashion by Pacers 152-95”

Thunder walk the plank in Deck’s debut, drown to Pelicans 109-95

With Oklahoma City coming off a win for the first time in 28 days, the Thunder were not able to spark a streak, getting nabbed by the Pelicans 109-95. Oklahoma City garners the fifth-best lottery odds given the loss, now sitting at 21-42 on the season. New Orleans on the other hand ended their nightContinue reading “Thunder walk the plank in Deck’s debut, drown to Pelicans 109-95”