2018 SeasonAll times ET

2018 Schedule
47-35, 2nd in Northwest
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Durant apologizes, calls tweets 'childish' (1:15)
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3hDarren Rovell and Bobby Marks

How much does Russell Westbrook actually earn?

Westbrook is eligible to sign a five-year extension with the Thunder worth $207 million, and his current deal has him annually netting just outside the top five among his peers.

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George not looking past this season (1:15)
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Check out Thunder's new alternate uniforms

Set to take over as the NBA's official apparel provider this season, Nike gave us a first look at every team's new alternate uniform designs on Friday.

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Should Curry be ranked ahead of Westbrook? (0:50)
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#NBARank Top 10: Reigning MVP checks in at No. 5

Russell Westbrook set an NBA record in usage last season, and one wonders how much more of a load one man can carry. With Paul George in the fold, perhaps we won't find out.

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Jemele: In today's NBA it's about about winning (1:34)
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Westbrook willing to commit to Nike but not OKC? (0:46)
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How much does Jordan Brand need Westbrook? (0:44)
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Curry, Westbrook, Harden headline best crossovers (0:44)
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#NBArank: Thunder duo cracks top 100

Andre Roberson (No. 85) might be limited on offense, but he makes up for it with his remarkable defense. Meanwhile, newcomer Patrick Patterson's (No. 76) floor spacing should greatly help OKC's offense.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Spanish outlet Marca reports Thunder guard Alex Abrines is being shut down for the remainder of Eurobasket with a "minor" knee injury. The Thunder open training camp later this month and it's unclear if Abrines will be ready to go.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers responded in a statement to being fined $500,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-tampering rule. "We respect and accept the NBA's decision regarding this matter," said Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, who was found to have had prohibited contact with Paul George's agent while George was still under contract with the Indiana Pacers. "On behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers, I want to express our regret over this unfortunate incident to both our fans and the NBA." Adam Streisand, a member of the Lakers' outside counsel, noted in the statement, ""The Lakers organization is pleased that this thorough investigation has been brought to a close – and we can assure the fans that the Lakers will be hyper-vigilant going forward to make sure this is never an issue again."

ESPN Stats & Info

New year, same expectations for Warriors

The Warriors are expected to win 11 more games than the next-closest team -- the Celtics -- this upcoming season. That's the second largest gap from first to second-highest win total over the last five seasons.

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Stephen A. makes NBA sleeper picks (1:09)
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'Cupcake' wars: Nike, Durant to release shoe

Recalling last year's feud with Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant has embraced the "cupcake" moniker Westbrook gave him in releasing his new Nike KD 10 sneaker.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.611th
Rebounds Per Game46.61st
Assists Per Game21.025th
Points Allowed105.816th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174735.573
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549
2013-145923.720
2012-136022.732