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Quick Facts: OKC’s comeback over Philly

The first day of school jitters are out, and it’s time for the Thunder to get back to business. After a win in scrimmage number one against the Boston Celtics on Friday, the Thunder fought through a tough 2.5 quarters and came back in Thunder-like fashion, defeating the 76ers 102-97. Here are five quick facts […]

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Five Thoughts: Thunder barely survived, but they did

After a historically bad 47-point loss last week against the Milwaukee Bucks and a sub-par performance on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Oklahoma City Thunder got back on track on the road in Detroit, winning 114-107, despite a ferocious 21-8 run by the Pistons to start the fourth quarter. Why did Detroit […]

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Adams and Dort’s play make them dangerous, NBA beware

The San Antonio Spurs made the OKC Thunder look like chumps just 12 days ago by waltzing into the Chesapeake Energy Arena and toppling the Thunder 114-106. In a dramatic turn of events on Sunday, the Thunder faced the same Spurs team, got some act-right and beat coach Greg Popovich’s team by 28 points, 131-103. […]

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What Tropical Hangover? OKC bounces back for biggest win of season vs. Nuggets

After the All-Star break, there tends to be what I call a Tropical Hangover, which is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a period where players aren’t themselves after being off for a week doing who knows what. As for the Thunder, or at least Steven Adams, who trained his dog all break, we know that it was […]

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CP3 and OKC have a common goal: Why can’t they acquire it together?

Thunder guard Luguentz Dort earned my respect after a specific play during the Houston Rockets game on Monday night. In his first NBA start, the two-way rookie made a landmark play to, in my opinion, jumpstart his career. Dort fought his way around Clint Capela, jumped in front of James Harden just in time, and […]

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J. Rich & Co.: Philly snaps OKC’s streak, 120-113

Quite the frustrating loss for the Thunder tonight as the Philadelphia 76ers put an end to their four-game losing streak by snapping OKC’s five-game winning streak, 120-113. I sound spoiled by saying this was a frustrating loss, I know. The Thunder lost to a team that has the potential to represent the Eastern Conference in […]

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OKC showing signs of 2009-2010 after win in Toronto

Thirty-two games into the season, the Thunder are (17-15) and only three games behind the Utah Jazz for sixth in the Western Conference. Their climate around this organization and their record through 32 games are nearly identical to 2009-2010 when the Thunder started (18-15) and began to realize how special they were. While as of […]

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