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Herro scores 26, short-handed Heat top Thunder 103-90

Nov. 16, 2021 00:02 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 26 points and the short-handed Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-90 on Monday night. Miami played without Jimmy Butler (sprained right ankle) and Bam Adebayo (bruised left knee). Butler, who averages 23.6 points per...

Dort's 27 points lead Thunder past reeling Pelicans, 108-100

Nov. 11, 2021 00:24 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lu Dort capped off one of his better shooting nights of the young season with three clutch free throws and a dunk to punctuate Oklahoma City's third straight victory. Dort scored 27 points, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 24 points, and the Thunder beat...

George scores 32, Clippers rally late in 4th to beat Thunder

Nov. 02, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With his team in a shooting slump to start the season and 3 of 21 from 3-point range during the first half Monday night, Los Angeles Clippers coach Ty Lue kept his message simple at halftime. “There was nowhere to go but up,” he said. ...

Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder rally from 26 down to top Lakers

Oct. 28, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 27 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 26 points down to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Wednesday night for their first win of the season. The Thunder equaled their biggest comeback ever to get...

Curry scores 23, Warriors top Thunder to remain unbeaten

Oct. 27, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr's plan to get Stephen Curry some extra rest didn't turn out quite how he'd hoped. Curry scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors remained undefeated, but they had to rally in the second half to beat the Oklahoma...

Jazz dominate Thunder, claim 107-86 victory

Oct. 21, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz opened a new season with a typical dominant defensive performance. Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 21 rebounds to lead Utah to a 107-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Six different...

Thunder GM Presti urges patience for fans used to winning

Oct. 12, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder aren’t talking about the playoffs, wins or losses. A franchise that had missed the playoffs just once in the previous 11 seasons ended last season in the draft lottery with a 22-50 record. General manager Sam Presti's...

Jazz hungry to show they can contend for title

Sep. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After posting the best regular-season record a year ago, the Utah Jazz are hungry to show they can take another step and contend for an NBA title. It won’t be a simple task for Utah. The Jazz have evolved from an underdog into a team no opponent...