OKC THUNDER

37-20 (59% ATS)

Team Snapshot
Points Per Game 115.4 5th
Rebounds Per Game 47.9 2nd
Assists Per Game 23.4 21st
Points Allowed 110.2 12th
2018-19 Northwest Standings
TEAM W L PCT STRK
Denver 39 18 .684 W2
Oklahoma City 37 20 .649 L1
Portland 34 23 .596 W1
Utah 32 25 .561 L1
Minnesota 27 30 .474 W2

Injuries

  • SF
    Jerami Grant (Ankle) injured last game, is OUT Monday vs Portland

OKC THUNDER News

  • 56 minutes ago

    Daily Thunder: Down to Dunk Podcast: Markieff Morris to the Thunder

    NBA

    On today's podcast we discuss the following:

    Thunder lose to the Pelicans
    Meaningful loss?
    Markieff Morris joins OKC
    How will it affect the rotations?
    OKC's ceiling
    Much more!

    Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes!

    Support the people that support Down to Dunk, Anthem Brewing and Oklahoma Shirt Company!

  • 2 hours ago

    NewsOK.com: Thunder Buddies podcast: OKC looks ready for the All-Star break in NOLA

    NBA

    Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' comedy 'Ted,' but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of the Thunder.

    Below is our list of episodes (click the link to listen). If you prefer Apple Podcasts for your podcast listening experience, click here and subscribe. Questions? Comments? Join the conversation via Twitter.

    Thanks for listening. Share with your loved ones, pets and neighbors:

    Thunder Buddies - OKC looks ready for the All-Star break in NOLA (Game 57 of 82) - The Thunder looked ready for the All-Star break after losing to the Pelicans.

  • 3 hours ago

    Bleacher Report: Russell Westbrook: I Can Improve 'So Much' After 11th Straight Triple-Double

    NBA

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted his 11th straight triple-double on Thursday thanks to 44 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in a 131-122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans:

    That mark is a record and broke the previous triple-double streak of nine set by Philadelphia 76ers center Wilt Chamberlain in 1968.

    Westbrook's run is remarkable, but the 11-year veteran said he can do better after the game:

    "I have so much room for improvement, just for me personally, because I know how good I can be and how much I can bring to the game and to help this team be successful," Westbrook told reporters.

  • 5 hours ago

    NewsOK.com: Thunder reportedly signing Markieff Morris

    NBA

    The Thunder has reportedly added what could be a key rotation player come playoff time.

    The Thunder agreed to a contract with veteran forward Markieff Morris on Thursday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Morris (6-foot-10, 245 pounds) is an eight-year veteran who played 34 games for Washington this season.

    Morris averaged 11.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists, and shot 33.3 percent from 3 with Washington this season before he was traded to New Orleans on Feb. 7 for a second-round pick and Wesley Johnson -- a cost-cutting move by the Wizards to get under the luxury tax following a season-ending injury to All-Star point guard John Wall.

  • 6 hours ago

    Fansided: OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook adds all-time franchise points leader to list of accomplishments

    As Thunderous Intentions noted in the OKC Thunder post-game grades the final games played prior to the break are often the most difficult of the season. For the Thunder, that situation was pronounced as the Thunder was on the road playing a disenchanted Pelicans team in the very last match of all teams entering the All-Star break.

    Fans wouldn't know that was the case if they focused solely on Russell Westbrook who gave his typical 100 percent effort. In fact, while some of the Brodie's teammates appeared to have visions of holiday plans dancing in their heads Westbrook was delivering his highest scoring effort of the season.

  • 9 hours ago

    Fansided: Player Grades: OKC Thunder third quarter malaise leads to Pelicans victory in final pre-break game

    Hey, it's been an impressive season to date for the OKC Thunder who've been humming along in a secure third place seeding in the West. The hopes were to finish on a high and take a five-game win streak into the All-Star break. Unfortunately, OKC came up just a bit short following a lapse to start the third quarter which allowed the Pelicans to gain enough of a lead to take the match.

    The good news is the Thunder exited this match without any players getting seriously injured. That might seem like an alarmist's attitude, but the last game prior to the All-Star break and the last game before Christmas are always the matches players tend to lose focus.

  • 11 hours ago

    NewsOK.com: Thunder: Russell Westbrook passes Gary Payton to become franchise all-time leading scorer

    NBA

    NEW ORLEANS - Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is rarely caught off guard in postgame media scums, but the news that he had become the franchise all-time leading scorer Thursday did the trick.

    Westbrook had been staring at the ground, but with that news he picked up his head and raised his eyebrows.

    "I didn't even know I was close, honestly," he said. "That's crazy, man, honestly."

    Russell Westbrook on passing Gary Payton to become the Thunder/Sonics franchise all-time leading scorer: pic.twitter.com/bYKwKuCzdt

    -- Maddie Lee (@maddie_m_lee) February 15, 2019

    Westbrook paced the Thunder with 44 points in the OKC's 131-122 loss to the Pelicans Thursday.

  • NewsOK.com: NBA All-Star Break comes at right time for Thunder after 131-122 loss to Pelicans

    NBA

    NEW ORLEANS -- Maybe the matchup appeared too lopsided.

    When applying Newton's First Law, the Thunder seemed destined to roll right over the Pelicans and into the All-Star Break.

    Basketball, however is not pure physics, and Oklahoma City lost 131-122 to New Orleans on Thursday.

    Two nights earlier, the Pelicans (26-33) were blown out 118-88 by the Magic. The Thunder (37-20) entered play Thursday with 11 wins in its previous 12 games. Despite all that, Russell Westbrook seemed like OKC's last hope in the final minutes of a sloppy game. His 44 points on 30 shots and his NBA-record 11th straight triple-double couldn't save the day.

  • Yesterday at 10:04pm
  • That baseline flush. @russwest44 https://t.co/kM1yCBHAOY

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  • Yesterday at 9:58pm
  • Ray off the bench again. Hits the Brodie for . https://t.co/7MlT3xpFFj

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  • Yesterday at 9:34pm
  • Plenty of time left in this one. Westbrook & Nader running. https://t.co/znbTOTsFIC

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  • Yesterday at 9:24pm
  • Back to back dunks from @NerlensNoel3. @USCellular Connection Highlight. https://t.co/SHo76jNVZr

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  • Yesterday at 9:12pm

    Bleacher Report: Markieff Morris, Thunder Reportedly Agree to Contract Despite Lakers' Interest

    NBA

    Veteran forward Markieff Morris agreed to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday following his buyout from the New Orleans Pelicans, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.

    Charania noted the Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets were among the other interested teams. Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reported last week that the Los Angeles Lakers would have considered signing Morris if he were healthy.

    New Orleans acquired Morris and a 2023 second-round pick from the Washington Wizards in exchange for swingman Wesley Johnson prior to the trade deadline, but Morris never appeared in a game for the Pelicans.

  • Yesterday at 9:08pm
  • .@russwest44 has 22 points at the half (9-14 from the field, including 3-6 from deep). #ThunderUp https://t.co/YDxSLBMGmG

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  • Yesterday at 8:48pm
  • Nimble footwork from the big guy PG #defense #ThunderUp https://t.co/sZtLDtNFzW

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