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Gilgeous-Alexander prepares to help fill Westbrook's role

Aug. 22, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

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 years for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Gilgeous-Alexander averaged 10.8 points and 3.3 assists as a rookie for the Los...

Oklahoma City Thunder waive forward Patrick Patterson

Aug. 1, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder waived forward Patrick Patterson on Thursday. Patterson spent two seasons with Oklahoma City. He appeared in 145 games and averaged 3.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game. Patterson originally was expected to be Oklahoma City's starting power...

Westbrook all smiles in introduction with Rockets

Jul. 26, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook knows he's in for a huge change in his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets. And he's ready to do whatever it takes to make the move work as he prepares to play with James Harden for the first time since 2012. "To be able to win something you have to...

Thunder GM Sam Presti shies away from term "rebuilding"

Jul. 25, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

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. No matter what he calls it, he has quite a task in front of him after trading Oklahoma City's two best players __ All-Stars Paul George and...