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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Terrance Ferguson (23), forward Darius Bazley (7), guard Chris Paul (3), guard Devon Hall (14) and guard Luguentz Dort (5) celebrate after defeating the Washington Wizards in an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Thunder keep Wizards winless in bubble with 121-103 win

Aug. 9, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Darius Bazley scored a career-high 23 points off the bench, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Washington 121-103 on Sunday to keep the Wizards the only winless team inside the NBA bubble. Bazley was 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points, and...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

CP3 leads Thunder's rout of cold-shooting Lakers, 105-86

Aug. 5, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 105-86 victory over the poor-shooting Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points and Steven Adams had 18 for the Thunder (42-25), who never trailed in their...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) dunks the ball against Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) during overtime in an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Porter, Jokic lead Nuggets past Thunder, 121-113 in OT

Aug. 3, 2020 8:21 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. scored a career-high 37 points and Nikola Jokic had a triple-double to help the Denver Nuggets top the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-113 in overtime on Monday. Porter, who averages just 7.5 points, had the big performance in only his third start of the season....

Oklahoma City Thunder's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) drives into Utah Jazz's Jordan Clarkson (00) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19 to help Thunder top Jazz 110-94

Aug. 1, 2020 7:24 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 19 points, Chris Paul added 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Utah Jazz 110-94 on Saturday in their first game of the restart. Steven Adams had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 15 points and the Thunder shot 53%...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots in front of Sacramento Kings forward Harry Giles III (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City. The Thunder were one of the hottest teams in the NBA before the coronavirus pandemic hit. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Thunder look to recapture February, March form in restart

Jul. 23, 2020 3:04 AM EDT

The Oklahoma City Thunder were one of the hottest teams in the NBA before the pandemic hit. The Thunder had won eight of 10 and climbed to the No. 5 spot in the Western Conference standings before the season was delayed. Now, they hope they can pick up where they left off as play resumes in Florida. “I...

Thunder create program to help Black Tulsa-area students

Jul. 7, 2020 5:02 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder and Creative Arts Agency Sports have formed the Thunder Fellows Program, designed to create opportunities in sports, technology and entertainment for Black students in the Tulsa area. The Thunder announced Tuesday that the program will launch next year. The...

Thunder sign Luguentz Dort to multi-year deal

Jun. 24, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder announced a multiyear contract with rookie Luguentz Dort on Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed. Dort has averaged 6.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 22 minutes per game this season. Oklahoma City has posted a 16-5 record (.762) with him in the...

FILE - In this June 27, 2014, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder vice president and assistant general manager Troy Weaver, left, holds a jersey with forward Josh Huestis as Huestis is introduced during a news conference in Oklahoma City. The Detroit Pistons hired former Oklahoma City Thunder executive Troy Weaver as their new general manager Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Timing now right as Weaver takes over as Detroit's GM

Jun. 22, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The timing eventually worked out for Troy Weaver and the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons introduced Weaver as their new general manager on a video conference Monday. The former Oklahoma City Thunder executive joins a Detroit team that was interested in him previously — and he takes over...

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, center, joins other demonstrators in Portland, Ore., during a protest against police brutality and racism, sparked by the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Around sports world, Juneteenth celebrated like never before

Jun. 19, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

Bradley Beal grabbed a microphone and asked the crowd that joined the Washington Wizards and WNBA's Washington Mystics on a march to collectively raise a fist into the air and join together in saying “Together we stand." And they did. “We will stand for something bigger than ourselves," Beal said....

Detroit Pistons hire Thunder executive Troy Weaver as new GM

Jun. 18, 2020 11:36 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons hired former Oklahoma City Thunder executive Troy Weaver as their new general manager Thursday. The 52-year-old Weaver spent the past 12 seasons with the Thunder, including three-plus years as vice president of basketball operations. He served eight seasons as vice...