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Rebuilding Thunder have solid anchor in Gilgeous-Alexander

Apr. 11, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder general manager Sam Presti said this season would be about sifting through young talent to see where it fits into future plans. It was a different approach for a franchise that was among the league's best the previous decade. But with Kevin Durant,...

Hayes and Jackson muscle Pistons to 9-point win over Thunder

Apr. 01, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Killian Hayes scored a career-high 26 points and Frank Jackson also had 26 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 110-101 victory over Oklahoma City on Friday night in a matchup of teams near the bottom of the NBA standings. In the second night of a back-to-back,...

Young scores 41 in homecoming as Hawks top Thunder 136-118

Mar. 31, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For once, Trae Young didn't have to play his usual role of villain on the road. Young had 41 points and eight assists in a warm homecoming, and his Atlanta Hawks rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 136-118 on Wednesday night. Young, who grew...

Roby scores 30 as Thunder down Blazers 134-131 in OT

Mar. 29, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Roby scored a career-high 30 points on 11-of-13 shooting and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in overtime to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 on Monday night. Aaron Wiggins added a career-best 28 points for the Thunder, who remain in...

Jokic scores 35 in Nuggets' 113-107 win over Oklahoma City

Mar. 27, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 35 points and 12 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets fend off the scrappy Oklahoma City Thunder 113-107 on Saturday night. Jokic added eight assists to go with 13-of-15 shooting from the floor and 9 of 10 at the free-throw line. But he pointed to...

Spurs fend off Thunder 122-120 to end 2-game slide

Mar. 16, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had 26 points and 12 assists and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-120 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid. Lonnie Walker IV made a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds remaining as San Antonio salvaged a victory...

Terry Rozier shines as Hornets beat Thunder 134-116

Mar. 14, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 134-116 on Monday night. Charlotte closed out a perfect two-game trip, rallying after falling behind by as many as 18 points in the second quarter. Miles Bridges had 27...

Bogdanovic hits 11 3-pointers as Jazz defeat Thunder 116-103

Mar. 06, 2022 23:07 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic said making a Utah Jazz franchise-record 11 3-pointers wasn't all that complicated. He simply chalked it up to being open. He said the Oklahoma City Thunder helped so much on stopping the All-Star pick-and-roll combination of guard Donovan...

Gilgeous-Alexander, Roby lead Thunder by Nuggets, 119-107

Mar. 03, 2022 00:21 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29 points, Isaiah Roby added a career-high 26 and the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder beat the heavily favored Denver Nuggets 119-107 on Wednesday night. The Thunder were a 14-point underdog, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, but...

Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder outlast Pacers 129-125 in OT

Feb. 25, 2022 22:24 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander kept going to the basket Friday night. The Indiana Pacers couldn't slow him down. So the Thunder kept putting the ball in the play-making guard's hands and he responded with 36 points and the tiebreaking...