Thunder Have Yet to Allow 100 Points in a Game This 2024 NBA Playoffs

The Oklahoma City Thunder have only played five games during the 2024 NBA Playoffs, but they still have yet to allow 100 points in a single game. Oklahoma City surrendered 92 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans. Then the Thunder gave up 92 points in Game […]

James Foglio  •  08 May 2024
Thunder Become Youngest 1-Seed in NBA History With Average Age of 23.4 Years

The 2023-24 Oklahoma City Thunder became the youngest No. 1 seed in NBA history on Sunday, following their 135-86 blowout win over the Milwaukee Bucks, with an average age of 23.4 years. The previous record was set by the Phoenix Suns (25.2 years) in the 2004-05 season. Oklahoma City finished with the same 57-25 record […]

James Foglio  •  15 Apr 2024
3 NBA Teams Tied Record-Wise For No. 1 Seed After 81 Games For 1st Time

Three NBA teams are tied record-wise for the No. 1 seed in their respective conference after 81 games for the first time in league history — Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Denver Nuggets. All three title contenders are 56-25. With Denver’s 121-120 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night, along with wins by Oklahoma City and Minnesota, […]

James Foglio  •  13 Apr 2024
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Quad), Jalen Williams (Ankle) Out Against Celtics

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (quad contusion) and forward Jalen Williams (ankle sprain) are both listed as out for Wednesday night’s road game against the Boston Celtics. Gilgeous-Alexander, 25, has missed three of OKC’s last four games, including Tuesday night’s 109-105 loss to Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers. This will be only his […]

James Foglio  •  03 Apr 2024
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Has the 2nd-Most 30-Point Games on 60% TS in NBA History

Oklahoma City Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has 40 30-point games on at least 60% true shooting this season, the second most by a guard in a single season in NBA history. James Harden recorded 41 such games with the Houston Rockets in the 2018-19 season. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry posted 36 such games […]

James Foglio  •  21 Mar 2024
Thunder center Bismack Biyombo to play vs. Heat after collapsing due to dehydration

Oklahoma City Thunder center Bismack Biyombo announced in a social media post on X that he will play in Friday night’s home game against the Miami Heat after collapsing on the court Wednesday due to dehydration. Biyombo said he has been fasting for 15 years. It was the first time he had ever collapsed, according […]

James Foglio  •  08 Mar 2024
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander records 45th 30-point game in 59th game played this season

Oklahoma City Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander posted his 45th 30-point game of the season in Sunday night’s 118-110 victory against the Phoenix Suns. It was just his 59th game played this season. Only two players in NBA history have reached that mark faster — Wilt Chamberlain (4x) and Michael Jordan. Gilgeous-Alexander, 25, scored 10 points […]

James Foglio  •  04 Mar 2024
Thunder waive forward Aleksej Pokusevski, their 2020 first-round draft pick

The Oklahoma City Thunder are waiving forward Aleksej Pokusevski, per sources. Pokusevski, 22, was selected 17th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2020 NBA Draft. Of course, the 7-footer was traded to the Thunder a day later. The Serbian native began his professional playing career overseas with Olympiacos of the EuroLeague. In an 89-69 […]

James Foglio  •  23 Feb 2024
Thunder trade Tre Mann, Davis Bertans to Hornets for Gordon Hayward

The Oklahoma City Thunder are trading guard Tre Mann and forward Davis Bertans to the Charlotte Hornets for forward Gordon Hayward, according to reports. Hayward, 33, is on an expiring four-year, $120 million contract. His 2023-24 salary is $31.5 million. His deal carries a $1.8 million trade bonus that Charlotte would be responsible for paying […]

James Foglio  •  08 Feb 2024