1:38 AM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017

Fantasy Update

Aug 13, 2017
Hoops Hype
STAYING: Alex Abrines, Steven Adams, Semaj Christon, Nick Collison, Jerami Grant, Josh Huestis, Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott, Andre Roberson, Kyle Singler and Russell Westbrook. ADDED: Raymond Felton (LA Clippers), Terrance Ferguson (Adelaide 36ers), Paul George (Indiana), Daniel Hamilton (Oklahoma City Blue), Dakari Johnson (Oklahoma City Blue) and Patrick Patterson (Toronto). GONE: Norris Cole, Taj Gibson (Minnesota), Victor Oladipo (Indiana) and Domantas Sabonis (Indiana). STRENGTHS: Star power … Oklahoma City is one of the few teams with two Top 20 NBA players … Russell Westbrook...
Thunderous Intentions 11 hours ago

Russell Westbrook wins three NBPA awards, including MVP

The NBA Player’s Association released their awards for the 2016-2017 season on Friday afternoon – Russell Westbrook took home 3 of the 15 awards. One day after being named the odds-on favorite to win MVP by multiple bookies, Russell Westbrook received more good news. His fellow NBA players recognized Russ with three different awards in […] Russell Westbrook wins three NBPA awards, including MVP - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Thunder 13 hours ago

Russell Westbrook Wins Multiple NBPA Players Voice Awards

Although the official NBA awards were handed out in June, the NBPA Players Voice Awards were announced today on Twitter. As expected, Russell Westbrook’s historic 2016-17 season continued adding to an already historic résumé. For
Blazersedge Aug 17, 2017
Russell Westbrook Favored to Win 2018 NBA MVP Award, Damian Lillard 50/1

Russell Westbrook Favored to Win 2018 NBA MVP Award, Damian Lillard 50/1

Las Vegas oddsmakers Bovada have ranked the favorites to walk away with the coveted trophy. The 2018 NBA MVP Award will not be presented for another ten months, but the Las Vegas oddsmakers at Bovada have put out a line on early favorites. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook sits at 7/2 to repeat his 2017 win, but Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is not far behind at 9/2. Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard lies among a pack of four players at 50/1 odds, 17th from the top. DeMar Derozan of the Raptors, Joel Embiid of the Sixers, and Kyrie Irving of...
Brew Hoop Aug 17, 2017
Brew Hoop Night Shift: August 17th, 2017

Brew Hoop Night Shift: August 17th, 2017

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Night Shift. Every evening at 9:00pm (central time), this all-purpose thread goes up, and the comments section is where it’s going down. What Bucks news did we not cover? What topics do you want to break down further? Or is there something non-Bucks that you want to bounce off of one another? Even something non-basketball? This is the place. Today’s (on)topic: NBA MVP Odds Early 2017-18 NBA MVP odds are out at @BovadaLV, and reigning MVP Russell Westbrook is your August 16 leader with 7/2 odds. pic.twitter.com/zCwupQyaUv— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) August 16,...
Welcome to Loud City Aug 17, 2017
Watch: Russell Westbrook’s top plays from an unforgettable MVP season

Watch: Russell Westbrook’s top plays from an unforgettable MVP season

Witness the rise of one man’s fight to remain relevant and redefine history Russell Westbrook’s MVP season became an 82-game piece of Avant-garde performance art which transcended the most vivid descriptors. Even record-setting numbers: 31.6 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 10.4 APG, and 42 cannot define what the unyielding 6’3 guard produced while infusing a city and league with a still-burning energy. As the offseason fades toward training camp, here is a visual reminder of Westbrook’s unforgettable 16-17 run: Russell Westbrook's BEST PLAY from each game of the 2016-17 season for the...
Thunderous Intentions Aug 17, 2017

Russell Westbrook early favorite to win MVP

Russell Westbrook can’t lose. As we get closer to the regular season, bookies are starting to put out their odds for the various NBA categories. Naturally that includes the race for Most Valuable Player. The most popular online sports gambling site, Bovada, released their odds for MVP on Wednesday. Russell Westbrook found himself on top […] Russell Westbrook early favorite to win MVP - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
2017 NBA MVP odds: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant the early favorites

2017 NBA MVP odds: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant the early favorites

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook has the shortest odds to win his second straight MVP award, according to the oddsmakers at Bovada Sportsbook.
CSN Bay Area Aug 16, 2017

Durant boasts second best odds to capture 2017-18 MVP award

The 2017-18 NBA season doesn't officially start until Oct. 17, but it's never too early to look at the MVP odds.Russell Westbrook -- who won
Welcome to Loud City Aug 16, 2017
Oklahoma City Thunder AM: Risers and Fallers

Oklahoma City Thunder AM: Risers and Fallers

An offsesaon of roster expansion leaves several questions within the collective mind of Thunder Nation As Oklahoma City Thunder fans, you likely hear several questions buzzing around this team’s overhauled roster. Questions such as: Will Paul George take from Russell Westbrook? Can Andre Roberson increase his shooting percentages? What will happen with Semaj? And most importantly, how many games can Oklahoma City win this season? This article proposes answers to each of the items listed above in the form of “rise and fall.” Let’s begin. Rise: Westbrook will average more...
Welcome to Loud City Aug 15, 2017
Oklahoma City Thunder news: Paul George states ‘Dec 13 will be a special night’

Oklahoma City Thunder news: Paul George states ‘Dec 13 will be a special night’

The former Pacer cornerstone looks to an eventful return date vs. his former franchise On June 30, following weeks of rhetoric, the Indiana Pacers met Paul George’s trade demands by moving him to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. After repeated first-round playoff exits, George, 27, faced a contract year with idle 42-40 Indiana, and clarified his desire to chase victories elsewhere. And though much hearsay exists concerning where the four-time All Star may land next season, for now, George and reigning-MVP teammate Russell Westbrook look to ascend the...
Welcome to Loud City Aug 15, 2017
Presti’s Big Get: Can Paul George be the perfect fit next to OKC’s Rated-R Superstar Russell Westbrook?

Presti’s Big Get: Can Paul George be the perfect fit next to OKC’s Rated-R Superstar Russell Westbrook?

In the NBA, it isn’t just about obtaining talent, it’s about obtaining the right talent. On June 30th at 10 PM EDT, Paul George’s abrupt trade interrupted ESPN’s free-agency preview coverage. When I saw the news, my reaction was the obvious “Boston or LA, where’d they trade him?” Though behind confused and even shocked faces, every anchor responded to my foregone inner dialogue with: “to the Oklahoma CIty Thunder”. Nobody saw this coming, and in that moment the Thunder expanded from one-man-show to a dynamic duo of All-Star talent. Not even Brian Windhorst knew what to...
Thunderous Intentions Aug 15, 2017

How Melbourne United plans to stop Russell Westbrook

As Thunderous Intentions’ resident Australian, I have been keeping a keen eye on the press in Melbourne. There is a palpable level of excitement here about the upcoming matchup on October 8 with our very own OKC Thunder. Further to my previous article, Caspar Ware is still in contract negotiations with Melbourne United and is […] How Melbourne United plans to stop Russell Westbrook - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City Aug 14, 2017
Quick Rundown: Dribble notes on the latest Oklahoma City Thunder news

Quick Rundown: Dribble notes on the latest Oklahoma City Thunder news

 The latest Thunder offseason news and rumors. Also, glaring questions to be answered before the season starts. Quick dribbles on the Oklahoma City Thunder as we prepare for the regular season. Thunder Buddies Recently, new Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and Paul George worked out together for the first time in California, according to Royce Young of ESPN. In addition, the All-Star pair went through conditioning and skill drills and were joined by teammates Kyle Singler, Doug McDermott, Jerami Grant and Semaj Christon. Russell Westbrook and Paul George worked out together today...
Thunderous Intentions Aug 14, 2017

Paul George practices with Thunder teammates for first time

On Monday afternoon, Paul George met with a few OKC Thunder teammates for their first workout session together. Finally! Thanks to ESPN’s Royce Young, we know that Paul George, Russell Westbrook, Jerami Grant and a few other Thunder players worked out together in Los Angeles Monday afternoon. According to Young, this is the first time […] Paul George practices with Thunder teammates for first time - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions Aug 14, 2017

Patrick Patterson Twitter highlights problem with sports fans

One Patrick Patterson tweet is all it took for OKC Thunder fans to hypothesize about a Russell Westbrook contract extension. Poor Patrick Patterson. On August 10th the newest Oklahoma City Thunder power forward had surgery to repair a minor knee injury. The scheduled procedure went under-the-radar (like everything else surrounding the Thunder) until Patterson sent […] Patrick Patterson Twitter highlights problem with sports fans - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Russell Westbrook Photos

Thunder Player News

  • 1

    Russell Westbrook

    Russell Westbrook wins three NBPA awards, including MVP

  • 1

    Steven Adams

    OKC Thunder in the news: Donovan, Roberson to join Adams in New Zealand, Adams aware of his GOT look

  • 1

    Nick Collison

    Nick Collison named best Thunder teammate

  • Enes Kanter

    Thunder news: Enes Kanter’s passport issue could effect his status for Dec 7 Mexico City contest

  • Victor Oladipo

    Oklahoma City Thunder news: Paul George states ‘Dec 13 will be a special night’

  • Alex Abrines

    Oklahoma City Thunder Off-Season Whiteboard: Alex Abrines will Avoid the Sophomore Slump

  • Andre Roberson

    Oklahoma City Thunder AM: Risers and Fallers

  • Jerami Grant

    Quick Rundown: Dribble notes on the latest Oklahoma City Thunder news

  • Taj Gibson

    Season preview: Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Kyle Singler

    Quick Rundown: Dribble notes on the latest Oklahoma City Thunder news