Gilgeous-Alexander prepares to help fill Westbrook’s role
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander wants to temper expectations. Maybe that is understandable.
He is preparing to step into the point guard position Russell Westbrook held for 11...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The words rebuilding and tanking don't sit well with Thunder general manager Sam Presti.
He prefers the terms repositioning and replenishing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and Paul George laughed and cheered along with the crowd when the multibillionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers waved his arms, stomped his feet and screamed...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native Southern California.
DENVER (AP) — Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything.
The Oklahoma City Thunder obtained yet another first-round pick, which allows them to do...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision.
That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his.
The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire...
Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.
They won big at the NBA Awards.
A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player...
The Latest: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honor
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local):
Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has won Most...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich first met Giannis Antetokounmpo last month in downtown Milwaukee.
The encounter happened inside a hallway at Fiserv Forum after Antetokounmpo and the Bucks...
Thunder’s Paul George has shoulder procedure
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder All-Star Paul George has had a procedure to repair a small labrum tear in his left shoulder.
A Thunder spokesman made the announcement on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to be both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year.
Reigning MVP James Harden is the other finalist for the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook each underwent surgery on Tuesday.
George had surgery for a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder and his...
Oklahoma City Thunder (49-33, sixth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (53-29, third in the Western Conference during the regular...
Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook called his play in Game 2 "unacceptable."
It was more than acceptable in Game 3. He had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the...
Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 2-0 deficit
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season.
They're even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Paul George has been rolling this season, so has Oklahoma City.
The Thunder's All-Star forward has been off his game against Portland, and OKC has struggled against...
Portland Trail Blazers (53-29, third in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (49-33, sixth in the Western Conference during the regular...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking back on it now, the Trail Blazers were clearly smart to pick up Enes Kanter after he was waived by the New York Knicks.
Portland wins Game 1 against the Thunder 104-99
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After eight straight playoff losses over the past two years, the Portland Trail Blazers finally got a win.
Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the third-seeded Blazers...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Paul George could miss Sunday's playoff opener at Portland with right shoulder soreness.
Thunder coach Billy Donovan said Friday the All-Star is...
Thunder get 6th spot in West with win over Bucks
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oklahoma City wanted a win to avoid slipping into a first-round playoff matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
Oklahoma City Thunder (48-33, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-21, first in the Eastern Conference)
George hits game-winner as Thunder rally to beat Rockets
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's Paul George delivered the final blow against Houston's P.J. Tucker.
George hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left, and the Thunder rallied...
Houston plays Oklahoma City on 6-game win streak
Houston Rockets (53-28, third in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (47-33, sixth in the Western Conference)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Thunder are tough enough to beat when Russell Westbrook and Paul George are rolling. But when their bench players are locked in, too, Oklahoma City can be impossible to...
Oklahoma City Thunder (46-33, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (36-43, 10th in the Western Conference)
George scores 30, Thunder beat Pistons 123-110
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George had a simple explanation for why the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away from the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
George and the Thunder face the Pistons
Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Paul George leads Oklahoma City into a matchup against Detroit. He's second in the league averaging 28.0 points per game.
George and the Thunder face the Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers (35-42, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (44-33, eighth in the Western Conference)
George and the Thunder face the Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks (29-46, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (44-32, eighth in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City plays Denver in conference showdown
Denver Nuggets (50-24, second in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (44-31, seventh in the Western Conference)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George wasn't interested in losing to his former team again.
Oklahoma City's All-Star forward scored seven of his 31 points during a decisive 24-0 run, and the...
Oklahoma City hosts Indiana, aims to break home slide
Indiana Pacers (45-29, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (43-31, seventh in the Western Conference)
George scores 28 as Thunder beat Raptors 116-109
TORONTO (AP) — Stuck in a four-game losing streak, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder came to Toronto and got their swagger back.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder were foundering without their star point guard, and the Miami Heat — like Oklahoma City trying to improve their playoff position — took advantage.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George figured to be the feature attraction in his second visit to Indiana since a blockbuster trade two years ago.
Domantas Sabonis and Wesley Matthews upstaged the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke freshman star Zion Williamson is back for the fifth-ranked Blue Devils' quarterfinal matchup with Syracuse in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, throwing down a...
Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Nets
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Once Russell Westbrook figured out which of his many skills to focus on, everything changed.
Oklahoma City's point guard had 10 of his 11 assists in the second half and...
Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for public criticism of the officiating.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Despite something of a strange ending to regulation, the Oklahoma City Thunder toughed it out in overtime.
Russell Westbrook had 37 points and Paul George added 32...
Westbrook, Thunder top Lillard, Trail Blazers in OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 37 points and Paul George added 32 points and 14 rebounds for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a chippy 129-121 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers...
Towns scores 41 as Timberwolves top Thunder 131-120
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns is putting up impressive offensive numbers. All he cares about, though, are wins.
Another huge night from Towns helped Minnesota snap a three-game...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook turned back the clock a bit on Sunday.
Oklahoma City's All-Star point guard scored 12 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Thunder rallied...
Thunder F George, Grizzlies G Conley out
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George will miss the Thunder's game against Memphis on Sunday night with a sore right shoulder, and Grizzlies guard Mike Conley will sit out with general...
All-Stars collide in LA with teams picked by LeBron, Steph
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA All-Star Game added spice to its 67th edition by allowing the captains to pick their teams. Team LeBron vs. Team Steph has replaced the traditional East-West format, shuffling allegiances and turning antagonists into uneasy teammates.
But with the world's best basketball players all converging on Los Angeles, the hungry fans of the hometown Lakers are eager to pick their own dream team as well.