Kevin Durant apologized on Tuesday for tweets that were critical of the Thunder and coach Billy Donovan.
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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.
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.
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.
The #NBArank countdown is complete, and now we ask you: How would you sort out the top 10?
The new Thunder star checks in at No. 13. And we know he isn't Oklahoma City's highest-rated player.
Rachel Nichols, Ramona Shelburne, and Stephen Jackson discuss James Harden comparing the 2018 Rockets to the 2012 Thunder. Suns guard Eric Bledsoe also joins the show.
The 7-foot Thunder center drops 10 notches to No. 46. He remains a valuable inside complement to Russell Westbrook's outside prowess.
Russell Westbrook has parlayed his MVP season into a 10-year contract extension with Nike's Jordan Brand, according to industry sources.
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.
If the Oklahoma City Thunder don't waive backup point guard Semaj Christon by Oct. 15, his salary becomes fully guaranteed for 2017-18.
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.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about the Kyrie Irving trade, the Lakers' tampering, Paul George and more.
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."
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.
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.