Oklahoma City Thunder waived forward Patrick Patterson Thursday.
Between general manager Sam Presti’s semantics and an abundance of player movement since Paul George asked to be traded to Los Angeles to play with Kawhi Leonard, it’s been hard to gauge the self-awareness of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
OKLAHOMA CITY — At his Thursday press conference, Thunder general manager Sam Presti fielded a few questions about some negative words that have been associated with Paul George’s assessment of the organization that just traded him to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Ever since the Thunder arrived in Oklahoma City from Seattle, the organization has attached and intertwined itself with the city’s history.
Thunder general manager Sam Presti and his wife, Shannon, announced a $600,000 donation Thursday to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine.
The NBA draft is less than 10 days away and, unlike last season, the Thunder actually have a first-round selection with the 21st pick.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Norman Transcript sports editor and longtime Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel has been a personality in the state for some time.
Scott Cross remembers a run of practices as his Texas-Arlington basketball team readied for a foreign tour between forward Kevin Hervey’s freshman and sophomore seasons.
When “Mr. Thunder” premiered a week ago at deadCenter Film Festival, it was immediately evident why an outdoor venue was chosen. The 9 p.m. screening on the Devon Lawn at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City drew enough people to fill two or more movie theaters.
The Transcript is running a Thunder evaluation series, publishing one article a day on a different Oklahoma City player. This week will go over the wings. Monday's player is Steven Adams:
The Transcript is running a Thunder evaluation series, publishing one article a day on a different Oklahoma City player. We will start with the guards. Monday’s player is Russell Westbrook.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Of all the mind-altering moves Russell Westbrook made Friday night, the most important play for the Oklahoma City Thunder came from Steven Adams and Carmelo Anthony.
MINNEAPOLIS — Russell Westbrook is establishing a formula: distribute early, try to take over late. He’s just not all the way there, yet. Neither are the Oklahoma City Thunder, who fell to 2-3 with Friday’s 119-116 loss at the Minnesota Timberwolves.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Daniel Hamilton is on alert at all times. At any moment, the phone could buzz. That’s how his vet, Thunder point guard Raymond Felton, operates.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Three great players on one team means late-game questions from the outside — even if those inquiries are unwarranted.
DENVER — Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Alex Abrines will play Tuesday night at the Denver Nuggets, coach Billy Donovan said at morning shootaround.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a five-year extension that projects to be worth $205 million, the team announced Friday.
The New York Knicks have agreed to a trade that would send 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls’ 2018 second-round pick to complete the deal.
OKLAHOMA CITY — In his day-before-media-day and two-days-before-training-camp-begins press conference, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti broke some news about his star player, but it wasn't the news he wanted to break.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Longtime Oklahoma City Thunder veteran Nick Collison says he’s not yet ready to announce he’s done playing.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have a chance to own one of the NBA’s thriftiest defenses. And that’s not just because of an infusion of new personnel.
OKLAHOMA CITY — People bustled in and out of Jones Assembly, a quaint-but-hip social haunt on Oklahoma City’s burgeoning Film Row, which will host a handful of popular music acts in the coming months.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Patrick Patterson said he was a southern country boy, and draped head-to-toe in denim, he didn’t look like he was kidding.
LAS VEGAS — James Harden has signed a four-year max extension with the Houston Rockets, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst report.
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NAME: Michael King AGE: 65 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Convenience Store Owner DIED: August 12, 2019 SERVICES: 10:00 AM Monday August 19, 2019, St Brigid Catholic Church
NAME: James Carlon Battenfield AGE: 71 TOWN: Tahlequah OCCUPATION: Appliance Repairman DIED: August 11, 2019 SERVICES: 2:00 P.M., August 16, 2019, Double Spring Cemetery
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Graveside services for James Battenfield are 2:00 PM, August 16, 2019, at the Double Springs Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. James Carlon Battenfield was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on November 22, 1947, to Tony Harold and Hattie Lee (Burnett) Battenfield…
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