Thunder Rumors & News

  • Kevin Durant unloads on ‘d—head’ who says Russell Westbrook is better

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant has become more outspoken over the past few years, and that often leads to him responding to hecklers or people who say dumb things on social media. For example, look no further than the dude who decided to compare Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell..." March 02

  • Westbrook has facial surgery, will sit Sunday

    ESPN.com "Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a successful procedure to address a fracture in the zygomatic arch bone of his right cheek Saturday, the team announced. He has been ruled out for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Lakers and will be re-evaluated next week to determine when..." March 01

  • Russell Westbrook evaluated after hit

    ESPN.com "Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook was taken to a Portland-area medical facility for further evaluation after being kneed in the head late in the Thunder's 115-112 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Westbrook absorbed the blow to the side of his head as he dove toward..." February 28

  • Mitch McGary is all hustle and heart

    The Oklahoman "Mitch McGary’s friends make fun of him to this day. Or so the Thunder big man says. “They call me the Jolly Green Giant,” McGary said. You see, McGary wasn’t always the nimble newbie Oklahoma City fans now know him to be. In eighth grade, McGary was rather clumsy. And his homeboys have..." February 26

  • OKC's bench puts game away in win over Pacers

    The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook walked to the bench with just over two minutes remaining in the third quarter Tuesday night, with another triple-double already in hand but his team leading the pesky Pacers by only seven. On most nights, that substitution simply would have been Westbrook’s customary final..." February 25

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Steve Novak had an appendectomy today and will be out a couple weeks.

  • Source: Thunder Don't Make Decisions Based On Whether Durant, Westbrook Will Approve

    Real GM Basketball "The Oklahoma City Thunder aggressively remade their supporting cast via trades this season, acquiring Dion Waiters, Enes Kanter, D.J. Augustin, Kyle Singler and Steve Novak. Kevin Durant will be a free agent in 2016 and Russell Westbrook follows one year later, but the Thunder front office..." February 23

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook takes control as OKC blows out Nuggets

    The Oklahoman "A fabulous first quarter was quickly coming undone. Six empty possessions, marred by four missed shots and two turnovers, to start the second quarter were all Scotty Brooks needed to see. All the momentum the Thunder had constructed in closing the opening period on a 24-6 run was being..." February 23

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant underwent a procedure today on his right foot to help reduce pain and discomfort. He'll be re-evaluated in a week.

  • Reggie Jackson on his time with Thunder: ‘Everything bad that happened, I was the scapegoat’

    Yahoo! Sports "When the ferocity of the final minutes of the NBA trade deadline were unfolding, Reggie Jackson had been fast asleep in his Oklahoma City bedroom. Brooklyn had turned to Detroit, Jackson had been awakened and soon his brother Travis handed him a cell phone with Stan Van Gundy on the..." February 22

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Kyle Singler and Enes Kanter will fill in for Kevin Durant (foot) and Steven Adams (hand) as starters for the Thunder tonight at Charlotte.

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Kevin Durant (foot soreness) will NOT play against the Hornets tonight.

  • Durant on Jackson: He Got What He Wanted

    ESPN.com "In two different tweets, Reggie Jackson and Kevin Durant summarized everything there is to know about Jackson's acrimonious end in Oklahoma City. Some two hours after word of the deal broke, Jackson tweeted, "Crying tears of joy #godisgreat." Six minutes after that, Durant tweeted, "Once a..." February 21

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    As part of three-way deal with Detroit, OKC will send Kendrick Perkins to the Jazz, source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City has traded Reggie Jackson to Detroit, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Another team in hot pursuit of OKC's Reggie Jackson, league source tells Yahoo Sports: The Detroit Pistons.

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  • Pistons land Reggie Jackson, Tayshaun Prince at deadline

    Detroit Free Press "Stan Van Gundy has a good poker face. Moments after appearing nonchalant about the Detroit Pistons' trade deadline prospects, the Pistons acquired promising young point guard Reggie Jackson from the Oklahoma City Thunder and longtime Pistons star Tayshaun Prince from the Boston Celtics,..." February 19

  • Utah Jazz ship Enes Kanter to Thunder in multi-team deal

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah Jazz have traded a disgruntled Enes Kanter to the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a multi-team deal, according to multiple reports. As part of the agreement, the Jazz will receive Kendrick Perkins from Oklahoma City with the intention of buying out the veteran big man's contract,..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City is engaged with Utah and Indiana in trade scenarios, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Pacers have long coveted Jackson too.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Pacers made a serious bid to acquire Oklahoma City's Reggie Jackson, but lost out to Detroit.

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    The Thunder are "pushing hard to get Enes," according to a source.

  • Sources: Nets working on Lopez-to-OKC deal

    ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets and Oklahoma City Thunder are engaged in serious talks on a trade that could swap disgruntled point guard Reggie Jackson for center Brook Lopez, multiple sources told ESPN.com on Thursday. The Nets and Thunder discussed a deal for Lopez last month that didn't include Jackson..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    If OKC completes the Brook Lopez-Reggie Jackson deal, Thunder could make a move for Miami's Norris Cole, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Brooklyn, OKC could have traction on Brook Lopez talks again -- if Nets believe they can convince Reggie Jackson to sign extension.

  • Durant Doesn't Resent Thunder For Trading Harden, Won't Impact His 2016 Decision

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Durant clarified his comments to GQ about how he could have easily tried to get traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder. "I think my words were misinterpreted a little bit," said Durant. "I read that this morning and felt bad, but I was just talking in terms of how the public views our..." February 19

  • Sources: Agent for Thunder guard Reggie Jackson has asked team for a trade

    Yahoo! Sports "The agent for Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson has asked general manager Sam Presti to trade his client before Thursday’s NBA deadline, league sources told Yahoo Sports. CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the past seven to 10 days, and several teams around the league became aware as..." February 18

  • Kevin Durant expresses regret

    ESPN.com "A candid Kevin Durant expressed regret on Tuesday for his comments critical of the media at All-Star Weekend. Asked about the job security of his coach, Scott Brooks, Durant said Saturday, "You guys really don't know s---." On Tuesday, Durant spoke with reporters for more than 11 minutes, even..." February 18

  • Kevin Durant opens up about the James Harden trade, free agency and his relationship with the media

    The Oklahoman "It's been quite the interesting week in the world of Kevin Durant. The Thunder's beloved superstar popped off at the media a couple times over All-Star weekend, then had some revealing comments in a GQ article that posted Wednesday morning. On Wednesday afternoon, following the Thunder's..." February 18

  • What is Reggie Jackson's relative value as we approach the trade deadline?

    The Oklahoman "The bus ride from downtown San Francisco to Oracle Arena in Oakland is one of the longest hotel-to-court pregame routes in the league. But as the Thunder’s Reggie Jackson settled in to make the extended trek back on Jan. 5, his world briefly turned from relaxing to frantic. As he sat on the..." February 18

  • Russell Westbrook's first signature shoe with Jordan Brand coming soon

    SI.com "​June. That’s when Russell Westbrook says we’ll see his Jordan Brand signature sneaker. As guards Stephen Curry (Under Armour), Damian Lillard (Adidas) and Kyrie Irving (Nike) all added to the roster of NBA athletes with signature shoes this season, a fan at NBA All-Star Weekend in New York..." February 17

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    No serious talks yet for Arron Afflalo, but word is OKC, Kings, Bulls, Clippers have discussed. Would be an interesting add for a contender

  • Snoop Dogg Is Already Trying to Convince Russell Westbrook to Sign With the Lakers in 2017

    Complex "Russell Westbrook is really enjoying a moment right now, isn't he? On Sunday, he stole the show at the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, scoring 41 points in just 25 minutes and taking home the MVP award. On Monday, Kobe Bryant revealed that he sees a lot of himself in Westbrook during NBA TV's Kobe: The..." February 17

  • Westbrook scores 41 to lead West past East in All-Star Game

    Yahoo! Sports "Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 41 points in just 25 1/2 minutes of playing time to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 victory of the East in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. The Oklahoma City Thunder star made 16 of his 28 field-goal attempts, including..." February 16

  • Kevin Durant rips media: 'You guys really don't know s---'

    The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant is making his feelings about the media clear at All-Star Weekend. On Friday morning, Durant made national headlines when he expressed his opinion about the media having too much power in selecting postseason NBA awards. On Saturday, he took things a step further when asked about..." February 16

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • Russell Westbrook has great reason for not doing Slam Dunk Contest

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Westbrook is one of the most athletic players in the NBA, and the Oklahoma City Thunder guard can throw it down with as much authority as anyone in the league. Despite that, he has never had any interest in participating in the annual Slam Dunk Contest. Why is that? According to..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Kevin Durant says media has too much power, players should have say on NBA awards

    The Oklahoman "It started off innocently enough. Kevin Durant at his annual All-Star interview session Friday morning was asked about the difference between a star player having a great season and a MVP caliber season. Durant’s answer quickly turned into a debate-worthy discussion about postseason awards and..." February 14

  • Report: Heat interested in Goran Dragic, Reggie Jackson

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Heat are reportedly interested in Jameer Nelson, but I’m starting to get the sense that has more to do with Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier. It seems Miami just wants a new point guard. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: An official who has spoken to the Heat said Miami..." February 13

  • Kevin Durant says he won't ask Carmelo Anthony for advice about free agency

    Newark Star-Ledger "Kevin Durant won't be a free agent until the end of the 2016 season, but when he does, don't expect him to be blowing up Carmelo Anthony's phone. Durant was asked during NBA All-Star Weekend Media Day whether he would solicit advice from Anthony on the free agency process. He told reporters..." February 13

  • KD plays through pain in win over Memphis

    The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant returned to the court with 6:13 remaining Wednesday night, with Memphis riding a nerve-wracking 13-4 run that had just shaved a 20-point deficit to 11. A game that the Thunder had controlled throughout suddenly was on the verge of being in serious jeopardy. But then, much like..." February 12

  • Kevin Durant dealing with sore foot, All-Star appearance could be in question

    The Score "Commissioner Adam Silver may still have to add a third or fourth replacement to the Western Conference All-Star team. With Silver having already replaced Kobe Bryant and Blake Griffin due to injury, the West could find itself short another pair of superstars. Not only is current MVP candidate..." February 12

  • Patchwork Thunder beats Nuggets, 124-114

    The Oklahoman "Kendrick Perkins put the ball on the deck and dribbled toward the basket, drawing the attention of Denver’s defense just enough to permit Andre Roberson to squirt free from the weak side, cleanly catch a bullet pass from Perk and slam home an uncontested baseline dunk. Two trips later, Perkins..." February 10

  • Jusuf Nurkic Replaces Steven Adams In Rising Stars Game

    Real GM Basketball "Jusuf Nurkic will replace Steven Adam in the Rising Stars Game at All-Star weekend, the NBA announced Monday." February 10

  • Mitch McGary contributes big as Thunder rolls Clippers

    The Oklahoman "Mitch McGary checked into the game for the first time with 1:58 remaining in the first quarter Sunday afternoon. It was a milestone moment in what has been a rollercoaster rookie season that has seen far more lows than highs. For the first time in his professional career, McGary was taking..." February 09

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Thunder center Steven Adams has undergone surgery for a fractured right hand. He is expected to miss at least three weeks.

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Steven Adams with a right hand injury, will not return.

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Mitch McGary recalled from the Blue. Could be needed today with Kendrick Perkins suspended.