Tag: Oklahoma City Thunder

Assistant coach Chip Engelland working on a shooting drill with Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs. (Image: Getty)

OKC Thunder Hire Shot Doctor Chip Engelland as Assistant Coach

The Oklahoma City Thunder hired Chip Engelland as their new assistant coach, who is known in many circles as the “Shot Doctor” for his ability to help young players develop a lethal jump shot. Engelland joins the staff under head coach Mark Daigneault. Engelland will be tasked with improving the […]

NBA commissioner Adam Silver poses for a photo with Chet Holmgren at the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclay's Center. (Image: Getty)
NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League: #2 Pick Chet Holmgren Dazzles in Thunder Debut (VIDEO)

If you’re experiencing basketball withdrawal, the good news is that the NBA Summer League is underway. Chet Holmgren — the #2 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft — made his debut with the Oklahoma City Thunder and looked awesome with 23 points, seven rebounds, six blocked shots, and four assists […]

JaMychal Green is heading to the Oklahoma City Thunder after the Denver Nuggets worked out a trade for the power forward. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Draft

Denver Nuggets Trade JaMychal Green to OKC Thunder for #30 Pick

The Denver Nuggets made the first major trade of note involving the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft when they sent veteran power forward JaMychal Green and an unprotected 2027 first-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the #30 pick in this year’s draft, plus two additional future second-round picks. The […]

Jamahl Mosley, the head coach of the Orlando Magic, is all smiles after the Magic hit the lottery by securing the #1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. (Image: Getty)
NBA Draft Lottery

Orlando Magic Win Lottery, Secure #1 Pick in 2022 NBA Draft

The Orlando Magic were the second-worst team in the NBA this season with just 22 wins and 60 losses, but they finally hit a streak of good fortune when they won the #1 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery. The Oklahoma City Thunder will be the second pick in the […]

Aussie Josh Giddey has been a bright spot for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season, but he'll be sidelined for a couple of weeks with an injury. (Image: Nic Antaya/Getty)

OKC Thunder Injury Report: Josh Giddey (Hip) Out for 2 Weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Josh Giddey suffered a hip injury and he will sit out for two weeks and get re-evaluated then. In 54 games with the Thunder, Giddey averages 12.5 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 6.4 assists per game. The Australian-born Giddey was named the Western Conference NBA rookie of […]

Josh Giddey, a rookie guard from the Oklahoma City Thunder, has been turning heads. (Image: Getty)

Smells Like Teen Spirit: OKC Thunder Rookie Josh Giddey

Rookie Josh Giddey from the Oklahoma City Thunder has been turning heads, especially when the teenage Australian became the youngest player in NBA history to post a back-to-back triple-double at just 19-years old. The Thunder (18-39) are the second-worst team in the Western Conference, but they have the second-best betting […]

Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets has been playing through a nagging wrist injury this season. (Image: Bart Young/Getty)

NBA Skid Marks: Denver, Orlando, Detroit, OKC Stuck in Losing Streaks

Four NBA teams are desperate to end a losing streak this week after the Oklahoma City Thunder lost five games in a row, while the Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, and Denver Nuggets each lost six consecutive games. The Denver Nuggets are the biggest surprise considering that they were a playoff […]

Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz throws down a dunk. (Image: Getty)

NBA Northwest Division Odds: Utah Jazz or Denver Nuggets?

The NBA Northwest Division looks like a two-way race this season with the Utah Jazz the top favorite at -250 odds to win back-to-back division crowns, and the Denver Nuggets their closest competition at +320 odds. The Utah Jazz jumped out to a hot start last season and, despite a […]

OKC Thunder guard Luguentz Dort picked up the slack for the Thunder when Shai Gilgeous-Alexander went down with plantar fasciitis. (Image: Getty)

Fade Away: Oklahoma City Thunder Losing Streak Hits 10 Without SGA

With a healthy Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, the Oklahoma City Thunder were a bubble team jockeying for a spot in the playoffs. Without their top scorer, the Thunder are one of the worst teams in the NBA. The Thunder (20-37) are the coldest team in the NBA right now after they recently […]

Chris Paul of the OKC Thunder defends James Harden of the Houston Rockets in Game 4. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

NBA West: Elimination Game for Oklahoma City, Houston Rockets Up 3-2

With Russell Westbrook rejoining the Houston Rockets in Game 5 after missing the first four games against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a quad injury, the Rockets regained the lead 3-2 in their first-round series against the Thunder. Chris Paul and the Thunder have their backs against the wall in […]

Boston Celtics Marcus Smart guards LA Lakers star LeBron James during a game at TD Garden in Boston. (Image: Brian Babineau/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Nuggets/Thunder, Celtics/Lakers, Rockets/Jazz

Two of the best teams in the Western Conference square off when the Denver Nuggets (38-17) visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-22) on Friday evening. On Saturday, the Utah Jazz (36-18) and Houston Rockets (35-20) meet in a potential preview of a postseason series between the #4 and #5 seeds. […]