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NEW ORLEANS - The veteran savvy of Danilo Gallinari and Chris Paul helped Oklahoma City withstand the latest stirring performance by Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson.Gallinari scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, ...
Feb 14, 2020
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BILLY Donovan challenges Oklahoma City's young players to slow down and consider their strengths, focus first on defense and always think about whether the best decision is to shoot or pass.Then, just be patient and teach the rest of the ...
Dec 23, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder plan to keep coach Billy Donovan for a fifth year.Thunder general manager Sam Presti said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that he doesn't expect to switch coaches, despite Oklahoma City's third ...
Apr 30, 2019
FOR the third consecutive year, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been handed a first-round exit from the NBA playoffs. Three!This year, their unfortunate demise came at the hands of a clock that said: DAME TIME. Damian Lillard and the Portland ...
Apr 26, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Corey Brewer will sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder after he clears waivers.The move was confirmed by Brewer's agent, Happy Walters, on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The Lakers agreed to a buyout with ...
Mar 2, 2018
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Paul George couldn't find a rhythm on offense his first few weeks with the Oklahoma City Thunder.The four-time All-Star struggled to fit in with fellow All-Stars Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony after he was ...
Nov 17, 2017
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NEW YORK - The NBA said Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that Carmelo Anthony's flagrant 2 foul will stand, but rescinded the flagrant issued to Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City's last game.The league also fined Westbrook, Paul George and ...
Nov 9, 2017
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City's new super trio of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony will draw attention from two of the Thunder's most rapidly improving players.Starters Steven Adams and Andre Roberson should have more room to ...
Sep 29, 2017
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KEVIN Durant took heat recently for a controversial Twitter incident and the Golden State Warriors star was quick to apologize for his critical comments on his former team Oklahoma City Thunder and its coach Billy Donovan.Durant was caught in controversy after ...
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Sep 20, 2017
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PAUL George received a warm Oklahoma City welcome as he was greeted at an airport by a raucous crowd Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) on the eve of his formal introductory news conference as part of the Thunder.While many OKC fans are ...
Jul 12, 2017
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook made it perfectly clear in his record-setting season that he can do pretty much anything on a basketball court.But he can't do everything.Westbrook's impressive effort this year included the NBA record ...
Apr 27, 2017
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ORLANDO, Florida - With as prolific a scorer as Russell Westbrook is, the Oklahoma City Thunder never feel as though any deficit is too much to overcome.Oklahoma City stormed back from a double-digit deficit behind another eye-popping performance by Westbrook ...
Mar 30, 2017
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OKLAHOMA CITY - The Cleveland Cavaliers considered resting their stars, then played the Oklahoma City Thunder at full strength and lost anyway.Russell Westbrook scored 29 points and had his 26th triple-double of the season to lead Oklahoma City to a 118- ...
Feb 10, 2017
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SACRAMENTO, California - Russell Westbrook had a big second half and another triple-double, and it still almost wasn't enough for Oklahoma City.Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 20th triple-double of the season as ...
Jan 16, 2017
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BARCELONA, Spain - Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder saw exactly what they need to move on after Kevin Durant: buckets in bunches from Victor Oladipo.The 24-year-old guard scored 34 points in his debut on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) ...
Oct 5, 2016
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MADRID - The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't have picked a better occasion for a trip to Europe.Needing to bring together a new group of players, the revamped Thunder play two preseason games in Spain this week, hoping the overseas trip ...
Oct 3, 2016
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OAKLAND, Calif. - After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against the ...
May 30, 2016
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MIAMI - Coaching changes are constant in the NBA, except in San Antonio.Since Gregg Popovich became coach of the Spurs on Dec. 10, 1996, there have been 233 coaching changes throughout the rest of the league. The most recent of those came ...
May 13, 2016
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MIAMI - Jrue Holiday grew up watching Christmas Day games, with his hometown Los Angeles Lakers almost being an annual fixture in the NBA's holiday lineup.He's never gotten to play on the holiday.That is, until now.He&# ...
Dec 25, 2015
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Gregg Popovich 1,022, Billy Donovan 0.That's the difference in the number of NBA regular-season coaching victories for Popovich, a five-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs, and Donovan, who will make his NBA ...
Oct 28, 2015
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