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Nov 24

Previewing the Thunder against the Dallas Mavericks

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comTHUNDER VS. MAVERICKS
• When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
• Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas
• TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722; Dish 416; DirecTV 675; U-verse 751/1751)
• Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM
Three thin…

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Nov 24

Westbrook: Warriors win is what Thunder is ‘supposed to do’

Brett DawsonThere still are some leftovers from the Thunder’s 108-91 win against the Warriors on Wednesday, some buzz around Oklahoma City.
For Russell Westbrook, it’s time to move on.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 24

Kevin Durant, mother Wanda, say focus on OKC has gone too far

ESPNKevin Durant and his mother, Wanda, believe the hype surrounding Durant and Russell Westbrook has gone too far.
“It’s not about me and Russ,” the small forward told ESPN after the Golden State Warriors lost to the Okla…

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Nov 24

Thunder focused on avoiding post-Warriors letdown

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comUntil Wednesday night, comfort had been discomforting for the Thunder.
Oklahoma City had been casual with leads, had lacked focus in long stretches.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 24

How Paul George has been a catalyst for the Thunder’s defense

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comPaul George did a shoulder shimmy to the delight of the 18,000-plus at Chesapeake Energy Arena. His 3-pointer on the fast break pressed the Thunder’s lead over the Warriors back to 20, but it was his defen…

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Nov 24

Previewing the Thunder and the Detroit Pistons

THUNDER VS. PISTONS
• When: 7 p.m. Friday
• Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena
• TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)
• Radio: WWLS 98.1 FM
Three things to know
• Pistons guard Reggie Jackson has averaged 14 points, thre…

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Nov 23

Thunder Buddies: Talking Thunder-Warriors with Anthony Slater

Brett Dawson,Erik HorneWelcome 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 list of episodes…

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Nov 23

Westbrook fuels Thunder past Warriors, wins showdown with Kevin Durant

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comRussell Westbrook turned the corner, leaving Klay Thompson in his wake and cocked back his trademark right-handed dunk.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 23

This is the Thunder team everyone was expecting. Will they keep it going?

By Jenni Carlson Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.comPaul George buried the deep shot from the wing, and as Russell Westbrook urged Thunder fans to get louder and the roof nearly came right off The Peake, George turned ever so slightly to the Warriors benc…

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Nov 23

Anthony, George give Westbrook an assist against Warriors

Russell Westbrook had averaged a triple-double, but it was clear he needed an assist.
Even as the MVP a season ago, Westbrook had been overmatched against the Warriors, had lacked the firepower to mount any challenge to the champs.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 23

Anthony, George help OKC deliver win against Warriors

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comThere was open space in front of Paul George, so he stopped and popped.
His 3-pointer dropped, and Golden State – down 20 points in the third quarter to George and the Thunder – needed timeout to talk i…

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Nov 23

Durant’s return to OKC is familiar situation for George

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comKevin Durant had arrived in Oklahoma City, another game looming against the franchise he left behind, and line of friendly fans awaited.
Some outside the Colcord Hotel Tuesday night were in Thunder gear…

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Nov 23

Why the vitriol against KD may have subsided

By Jenni Carlson Columnist jcarlson@oklahoman.comKevin Durant jogged onto the court at The Peake with that warm-up gear that still looks out of place but that loping gait that looks all too familiar.
A year ago, that vision ignited the Thunder faithful…

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Nov 22

Live Coverage: OKC Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors

Follow live updates and and analysis as OKC faces Golden State. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 22

Thunder film room: Lack of focus hurting Thunder with big leads

By Erik HorneAgainst the Pelicans on Monday, the Thunder blasted out to a 29-10 lead via some of its best ball movement of the season and defense which didn’t allow a Pelicans field goal until 7:43 into the game.So where did a 19-point lead go?Read mor…

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Nov 22

Why I want Baker Mayfield to win the Heisman

By Berry TramelAs you could probably guess, my online chat Tuesday was quite crowded. Tons and tons of questions.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 22

Why Thunder-Warriors isn’t just ‘another game’

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comIt’s just another game.
It was the cliché thrown out by two former teammates and friends on Tuesday, maybe not in those exact words but Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant said it in their distinct ways on …

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Nov 22

Inside Westbrook, Durant and the Mahogany Steakhouse story

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comWalk into Mahogany Prime Steakhouse in Downtown Oklahoma City and you can’t miss it.
The bar greets you slightly to your right.Read more on NewsOK.com

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Nov 22

Cousins: Westbrook, Thunder ‘got what they’ve been working on’ with flagrant foul

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comDeMarcus Cousins suggested on Tuesday that it might be time he started to “send Christmas cards” to NBA referees and the league office.
The Pelicans center seems unlikely to be on Russell Westbrook’s ho…

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Nov 22

Kevin Durant extends an olive branch to OKC

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comKevin Durant returns to Chesapeake Arena on Wednesday night.
Ice the cupcakes. Stoke the venom.Read more on NewsOK.com

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