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Thunder Buddies podcast: The peaks and valleys of OKC’s wild Game 5 win

By Erik Horne Brett Dawson Jenni Carlson Berry TramelWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios’ highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted,’ but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder….

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Alex Abrines steps up on defense in Thunder’s Game 5 win

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comDid your eyes deceive you Wednesday night? Nope.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Russell Westbrook scores 33 of 45 points in furious second-half rally

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comEven in a Thunder season with so many potholes and pratfalls, it was hard to pinpoint rock bottom.
But here it was Wednesday night, and without debate.
Jae Crowder’s 3-pointer had swished with 8:34 to p…

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Russell Westbrook & Paul George lead greatest comeback in OKC history

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comRussell Westbrook was air-balling shots. Jae Crowder and Joe Ingles were shooting like Reggie Miller.
Steven Adams couldn’t find the rim.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Thunder-Jazz Game 5: By the Numbers

By Jenni Carlson Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.com0:00
Bench time for Russell Westbrook and Paul George in the second half. Both Thunder superstars didn’t sit after halftime.
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Bench time for Steven Adams in the second half.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Thunder-Jazz Game 5 report card

By Jenni Carlson Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.comWhat a roller coaster of a game. During a roller coaster of a season, would you expect any less?Read more on NewsOK.com

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What they’re saying about Game 5 of Thunder-Jazz

The flood of hot takes on social media started fast, stalled in the middle and absolutely took off late in the Thunder’s 107-99 comeback victory over Utah in Game 5 of their Western Conference playoff series.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Q&A: Former Thunder center Kanter turns fan for Game 5

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comEnes Kanter has impeccable timing.
Hours before the Thunder’s biggest game of the season, Kanter tweeted out a photo of himself in Will Rogers International Airport in Oklahoma City.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Utah Jazz starting lineup has dominated

By Berry TramelI write a lot about lineups when it comes to the NBA. Mostly the Thunder lineups.But as the Thunder season sits on the edge of a cliff – Game 5 of Thunder-Jazz is Wednesday night, with Utah capable of closing out the series – maybe it’s …

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Enes Kanter is in OKC for Thunder-Jazz Game 5

By Erik HorneEnes Kanter is back in Oklahoma City. Too bad he can’t play.On Wednesday morning, the former Thunder center posted a photo of him and his younger brother, Kerim, in Will Rogers International Airport.Read more on NewsOK.com

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On verge of elimination, Thunder sticking with optimistic tone

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comThe sky was never falling.
No matter how bleak the regular season got for the Thunder, the message rarely varied.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Q&A: Former Jazz big man Thurl Bailey loves the Adams-Gobert matchup

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comFollowing a 13-year NBA career which also included a four-year stint overseas playing in Greece and Italy, Thurl Bailey went into broadcasting.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Thunder vs. Jazz lineups, tipoff TV time and TV info

By Brett Dawson, Staff Writer, bdawson@oklahoman.comTHUNDER VS. JAZZ
•When: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday
•Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena
•TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751; Brian Davis/Michael Cage/Lesley McCaslin); NBA TV …

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Westbrook fined $10K, but avoids suspension

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comRussell Westbrook wanted to be sure of the play in question, so he asked the media member again which play the NBA was reviewing.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Thunder trip to Salt Lake City proves disastrous

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comThe NBA came down hard on Russell Westbrook. Very hard.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Russell Westbrook fined $10K by NBA, but avoids suspension

By Erik HorneRussell Westbrook wanted to be sure of the play in question, so he asked the media member again which play the NBA was reviewing.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Thunder, Jazz talk about Game 4 skirmishes

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comThe Thunder lost to Utah 113-96 Monday night, and the Jazz now leads the best-of-seven series three games to one.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Salt Lake City travelblog: Touring the Mormons’ Temple Square

By Berry TramelErik Horne and I walked around Temple Square on Monday, which is holy ground for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Russell Westbrook and the Thunder don’t appear to have any idea how to beat the Jazz

After the Oklahoma City Thunder lost Game 3 of its first-round NBA playoff series to the Utah Jazz, Russell Westbrook said he was going to “shut that s— down.” Ricky Rubio had scored 26 points and completed a triple-double as Utah took a two-games-to-one lead in the series.

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Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC on the brink after Game 4 loss

By Brett Dawson Erik Horne Berry TramelWelcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios’ highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted,’ but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder.Below is our l…

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