Weekly Recap: Week 1

3 games down, 79 more to go for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Looking back it was an up and down week, as the Thunder started off hot and cooled down by the end of the week, finishing 2-1. The Chicago […]

From the Stripe: The Importance of Free Throws

We saw it last year, especially in the playoffs, and we’ve seen it twice already this season: Free-throws are important for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Points from free throws have propelled the Thunder to multiple wins, and have accounted for both the Thunder’s wins this season heading into their third regular season game against the Utah Jazz.

Jeff Green: A Legacy Challenged

[picappgallerysingle id="8429121"] Not re-signing Jeff Green could be a mistake by the Thunder front office. Jeff Green has been a staple for the Oklahoma City Thunder over the three years of his career. Now, in the early days of the […]

The Wild Wild Northwest

The NBA’s Northwest division was the most highly contested last season, with 4 of the 5 teams making the playoffs and combining for a total of 206 wins, the most of any division. Despite being the division of death last season, the top two teams, the Utah Jazz and the Denver Nuggets, did little to help themselves this past offseason, while the Portland Trail Blazers and the Oklahoma City only got better.

Weekly Tip-Off: October 25

The preseason is over. And while a 4-3 record doesn’t look that great for the Thunder, consider this: Everyone is 0-0 again. And with the regular season about to kick off here over the next few days, the beginnings of a run to the 2011 NBA Playoffs take form for the Oklahoma City Thunder. With the season opener on Wednesday, the Thunder will be 1 step out of 82 closer to their valiant return to the playoffs.

The Golden Age of the Dunk

[picappgallerysingle id="8722297"] Dwight Howard is one of the poster boys for the dunk. It’s no question, this generation of basketball is dominated by the slam-dunk. Almost every NBA player can do it, and when they do, they dare to defy […]

Oklahoma City Thunder: A Year Too Young No More

The Oklahoma City Thunder fell a bit short of every team’s dream’s the win the NBA Finals last year due to inexperience. Now, with another year and the first taste of the playoffs under their belt, the Oklahoma City Thunder begin again with their Finals run.

Monday(Tuesday) Tip-Off: October 11th(12th)

Last week was… well it was last week. And the Heat game, well, it shows that this team is still young. And I’ve been slacking a bit, but this week will, hopefully, be a busy week for me. So let’s […]

Green Finds Shot, Thunder Roll Against Bobcats

[picappgallerysingle id="8620672"] Jeff Green and Harden led the Thunder in scoring Wednesday night. The Oklahoma City Thunder are the proud owners of a 1-0 record. Unfortunately, this means absolutely nothing. The game, however, was an integral step in a 2010 […]

Monday Tip-Off: October 4th

After almost one solid week of Training Camp, after media day, after a handful of scrimmages, early workouts, chalk talk, and all the business that goes with preparing for a new season, the Oklahoma City Thunder get ready to hit the court this week. The Thunder have two preseason games scheduled this week: versus the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday, and against the Miami Heat on Friday, both on the road.

The Final Traing Camp Breakdown: Kevin Durant

A few days into the 2010 Oklahoma City Thunder Training Camp, and a few days from the beginning of the preseason schedule, I focus on Kevin Durant, who, in his 4th season, has already asserted himself as the team’s leader. But just how good is Kevin Durant?

Training Camp Breakdown: The 6th Man

With only one day left until training camp, the Oklahoma City Thunder are just about to start their first work outs in preparation for the 2010-2011 season. The expectations are high, nothing less than the playoffs, amongst the players and […]