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Thunder flip the page on losing-streak, douse Celtics 119-115

November 28, 2008, the Oklahoma City Thunder had just lost their 14th straight game, David Stern is sweltering at yet another new market team crumbling (see: Vancouver.) That streak washed the very next game. That 14-game stint has been a distant memory for years now, but entering Tuesday night, that streak was on the brinkContinue reading “Thunder flip the page on losing-streak, douse Celtics 119-115”

Thunder tie franchise losing-streak at 14, falling to 76ers 121-90

With Oklahoma City absent of Lu Dort for the fourth time in five games, the Thunder fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 121-90. For the Thunder, their loss marks the fourteenth-straight pillaging in a row, tying their longest franchise losing streak set back in their inaugural 2008-09 season. In the short-term, the loss moved their overallContinue reading “Thunder tie franchise losing-streak at 14, falling to 76ers 121-90”

Thunder pummeled by Wizards 129-109, losing streak to thirteen

Despite Lu Dort returning from a three-game absence, the Oklahoma City Thunder still fell to the Washington Wizards 129-109 Friday evening. The Thunder spiraled to their 13th consecutive loss with the recent misfire while tacking onto a 20-39 record, good for fifth in lottery odds (1.5 GB of fourth.) The Wizards reflect the polar oppositeContinue reading “Thunder pummeled by Wizards 129-109, losing streak to thirteen”

Thunder extend freefall to twelve, skidding to Pacers 122-116

Despite the Thunder facing a Pacers team absent of all prominent frontcourt figures (Domantis Sabonis, Myles Turner, and Goga Bitadze,) they still failed to notch a victory, sliding 122-116. Oklahoma City’s loss now marks the twelfth-straight game without a win, currently placing them at 20-39 for the fifth-best lottery odds. For Indiana, their victory WednesdayContinue reading “Thunder extend freefall to twelve, skidding to Pacers 122-116”

Darius Bazley’s career-high not enough as Thunder sink to Wizards 119-107

With Lu Dort out with an apparent hip injury, the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled to pass the Washington Wizards, slipping 119-107. The Thunder’s losing-streak grew to eleven given Monday’s loss as their 20-38 record moves them just 1.5 games back from the fourth-best lottery odds. Claiming the victory, Washington has now made serious strides atContinue reading “Darius Bazley’s career-high not enough as Thunder sink to Wizards 119-107”

Thunder spiral to short-handed Raptors 112-106

Entering Sunday’s contest, the Toronto Raptors were caught red-handed violating “league resting policies,” it appears that did not matter facing the Thunder. Toronto stood firm with their heavy-loaded injury list holding back Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, and Pascal Siakam from play, but it didn’t stop them from the victory — winning 112-106. OklahomaContinue reading “Thunder spiral to short-handed Raptors 112-106”

Thunder sink to watered-down Pistons 110-104, losing streak to nine

With Detroit missing Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, Hamidou Diallo, and four other Pistons, the Oklahoma City Thunder strutted into the Little Caesar’s Arena as rare favorites. That tagline did not last long however as the Thunder sunk their ninth-straight game to the Pistons, falling 110-104. Oklahoma City (20-36) moved to fifth in lottery odds followingContinue reading “Thunder sink to watered-down Pistons 110-104, losing streak to nine”

Thunder add to losing streak, collapse to Warriors 147-109

With Oklahoma City missing Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (plantar fasciitis,) Lu Dort (shoulder,) and Aleksej Pokusevski (shoulder) Oklahoma City fell to the Golden State in colossal fashion 147-109. The Thunder stacked their losing streak to eight given the loss; however, they advanced to the fifth-best lottery odds sneaking above the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-34) with a 20-35 record.Continue reading “Thunder add to losing streak, collapse to Warriors 147-109”

Lu Dort’s career night not enough as Thunder strum sour note to Jazz 106-96

With sophomores Lu Dort and Darius Bazley back for their second-straight game, the Oklahoma City Thunder found their rhythm, but ultimately fell short, slipping to the Utah Jazz 106-96. The Thunder’s losing streak stacked to seven upon Tuesday’s conclusion, now hoisting the sixth-best lottery odds with a 20-34 record. In garnering the victory, the JazzContinue reading “Lu Dort’s career night not enough as Thunder strum sour note to Jazz 106-96”

Thunder tumble to 76ers 117-93, losing streak to six

With Lu Dort and Darius Bazley returning from long-term absences, the Oklahoma City Thunder slipped into an identity crisis, falling to the 76ers 117-93. Thunder fans stooling out hope for a top pick, this week has been a dream. With the loss, Oklahoma City’s losing streak has inflated to six (tied for longest in league)Continue reading “Thunder tumble to 76ers 117-93, losing streak to six”