11:10 PM EDT, Tue October 21, 2014

Burke defending Westbrook, Booker could play and shootaround notes

In the preseason alone, Trey Burke has dealt with the all-around brilliance of Chris Paul and Damian Lillard. He’s had to fend off feisty veterans Ronnie Price and Steve Blake. Now comes perhaps the biggest challenge of them all: Russell Westbrook. Of course, it’s not that simple for Burke, the starting point guard for the Utah Jazz. Of course, the matchup on the marquee says Jazz vs. Thunder. But Burke plays at the deepest and most talented position in the NBA, arguably. And on Tuesday night, ...

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Oklahoman 29 mins ago

Oklahoma City Thunder drops preseason finale

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports WriterEnes Kanter scored 27 points to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Thunder 105-91 in Oklahoma City’s final preseason game on Tuesday night. Kanter made 12 of 17 shots and had seven rebounds.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 47 mins ago

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant won't rush back into action

By Darnell MayberryKevin Durant rolled into the media room inside the Thunder’s training facility Tuesday morning on a knee scooter, his propped-up right leg snugly wrapped in a cast to stabilize his surgically repaired right foot. Before taking his seat at a table set up for him to address the media for the first time since being diagnosed with a “Jones fracture,” Durant popped off his scooter and handed it to a team employee. This has become Durant’s reality, his means of transportation. “I feel like a coach,” Durant said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 4 hours ago

Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Jazz Preseason

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Oklahoman 6 hours ago
OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant becomes underwear endorser for Neff Headwear

OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant becomes underwear endorser for Neff Headwear

Anthony Slater[img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/10/2014/10/KD.jpg]3415734[/img] Kevin Durant’s current inactivity on the court isn’t affecting his momentum in the business world. The Thunder superstar partnered with another company on Tuesday afternoon, with Neff Headwear announcing Durant as its newest endorser. “We teamed up with NBA superstar and global icon Kevin Durant to create an exclusive designer underwear collection,” the company wrote in a press release.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 10 hours ago
James Harden defends his bad defense

James Harden defends his bad defense

Much has been said about James Harden's defensive shortcomings. The former Oklahoma City Thunder guard is defending his lack of defense, saying that it's a matter of him staying focused for an entire game. Harden does admit that there's a need for improvement from the Rockets' defense - himself included. "It's not a matter of whether I can or can't play defense," Harden told USA Today.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 11 hours ago

Transcript of Kevin Durant's first meeting with the media since his injury

Anthony SlaterFor the first time since the first significant injury of his life, Kevin Durant spoke with the media on Tuesday morning. Here is the transcript: What’s your frame of mind coming out of surgery? It was good.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman 12 hours ago
Kevin Durant says 'I'm not going to rush' back from surgery

Kevin Durant says 'I'm not going to rush' back from surgery

staff reportsWith a scooter for his surgically repaired right foot, Thunder forward Kevin Durant rolled into Monday's press conference and said he won't rush back from the first major injury of his career. Durant addressed the media for the first time since news of his injury was revealed last week.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 20, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder: For the Thunder to be successful, Andre Roberson will need to score

By Darnell MayberryAndre Roberson caught a pass on the right wing with his feet set and shoulders square. The defender, a flat-footed Kevin Martin, had gotten sucked too far in and was at Roberson’s mercy.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 20, 2014
Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Anthony Morrow readjusting to the small forward position

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Anthony Morrow readjusting to the small forward position

BY ANTHONY SLATERAnthony Morrow came to the Thunder expecting to come off the bench and play the shooting guard position. But with Kevin Durant out, both roles may be changing.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 20, 2014

Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry

staff reportsLive Blog Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry   //Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 19, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder: Minnesota trounces Thunder, Russell Westbrook loses cool

By Darnell MayberryTULSA — The play started like any other. Russell Westbrook blew past his defender and barreled down the lane looking to score. Only this time, he missed a layup attempt and took a hard tumble underneath the basket after absorbing contact from a Minnesota defender.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 19, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Scott Brooks unsure whether he will rest Russell Westbrook on back-to-backs this season

BY ANTHONY SLATERThe last we left regular-season Russell Westbrook, he wasn’t playing back-to-backs. As part of a maintenance program following his return from December knee surgery, the Thunder never played him two straight nights down the stretch last season.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 19, 2014

Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Timberwolves Preseason in Tulsa

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Oklahoman Oct 18, 2014

OKC Thunder: Steven Adams' improved offensive touch leads to breakout preseason, high expectations

BY ANTHONY SLATERAs the locker-room crowd thinned out following the Thunder’s recent preseason win in Dallas, Steven Adams tried to sneak by the media. Adams is a great talker.Read more on NewsOK.com

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