Oklahoma City Thunder GM Sam Presti says the team is not planning to amnesty center Kendrick Perkins despite his big salary.
Well this is certainly a head scratcher.
It looks like the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to hold onto Kendrick Perkins. According to Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry, Thunder GM Sam Presti recently praised Perkins for about 20 minutes and also said they have no plans to amnesty him.
Sam Presti on the amnesty clause: "We just haven't considered using the provision...
After sporadic playing time as a rookie last season, Reggie Jackson emerged as a critical guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder and averaged 13.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists in the playoffs.
With Russell Westbrook set to return next season, the Thunder might be anticipating a sixth man role for Jackson.
“If that's the number that's called,” Jackson said, “I...
Once again Kevin Durant is being compared to another NBA living legend.
After his Oklahoma City Thunder were booted out of the NBA playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies, Durant spoke with ESPN and rebutted a certain suggestion that was once made by Kobe Bryant.
Bryant at age 32 stated that any year that did not culminate in a NBA championship ‘ was a wasted year of my life.’
Former NBA players association executive director Billy Hunter accuses current NBAPA president Derek Fisher of having a secret deal with owners during the last lockout.
A season filled with championship hopes came to a quicker-than-expected conclusion for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
A chance collision with Houston's Patrick Beverley knocked All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook out for the rest of the postseason, and the Thunder never recovered. Kevin Durant tried filling the void almost single-handedly, but even the three-time scoring champion...
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Ousted NBA players' association executive director Billy Hunter alleges in a lawsuit that president Derek Fisher had a secret deal with owners during the 2011 lockout that benefited himself, his publicist and certain players.
Hunter contends that Fisher undermined Hunter's efforts to make an agreement and interfered with his position by secretly negotiating with select owners...
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The former head of the NBA players' association has filed a lawsuit alleging president Derek Fisher had a secret deal with owners during the 2011 lockout that benefited himself, his publicist and certain players.
Billy Hunter contends that Fisher undermined Hunter's efforts to make an agreement and interfered with his job as executive director.
Filed Thursday in California...
Oklahoma City fans at the Chesapeake Energy Center showed tons of class Wednesday night after the Thunder were eliminated from the NBA playoffs with an 88-84 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 5.
The fans chanted "O-K-C" to show their appreciation for the effort that the Thunder displayed despite losing the series 4-1. Obviously the Russell Westbrook injury was...
It was not supposed to go down this way.
The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat were supposed to do battle in the vein of the epic sequels that made Ali vs. Frazier so mighty.
How does the saying go?
That is why they play the game.
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The Memphis Grizzlies eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games on Wednesday night, but it was the OKC fans that really won. Check out the amazing show of support from the Thunder faithful who stuck around to still chant and cheer on their team well after the final buzzer sounded. They probably also realize that they will have two very motivated 25 year-olds next year...
Every game has been close. Every game has been decided in the last five minutes.
By all accounts, the Thunder and the Grizzlies are comparable and evenly matched.
It's a 3-1 Memphis and it could be the other way around. Which is fitting, because for the Thunder, it's a "What-If" kind of finish to a season that fairly recently didn't require a question at all...
Seattle fans were pretty bummed out when the Supersonics left in 2008, and they are in a bad mood again now that a bid to move the Sacramento Kings up north has run into roadblocks with the NBA.
They may not ever get over the sting of seeing Kevin Durant play in Oklahoma City, where he has blossomed into one of the league’s brightest stars for the Thunder, but at least Durant remembers...
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Seattle-based rapper Macklemore has an issue with the Oklahoma City Thunder using one of his hits to pump up their crowd. He even retweeted support from a Seattle sports great to back him up.