Thunder

Three-team deal official; Anthony off to Rockets

A three-team trade everyone knew was coming is now official, and the end result is expected to land forward Carmelo Anthony with the Houston Rockets. The Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers announced the deal Wednesday — Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round draft pick went from the Thunder to the Hawks, with Hawks […]


Celtics sending Nader to Thunder to Purvis

The Boston Celtics were prepared to waive Abdel Nader, but have instead traded him to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Rodney Purvis. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports the Celtics will also be sending cash considerations to Oklahoma City as part of the deal. The Celtics are finalizing trade to send Abdel Nader to the […]


Magic ship Purvis to Thunder for Johnson

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to a trade that will send center Dakari Johnson to the Orlando Magic for shooting guard Rodney Purvis, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. “OKC sheds Johnson’s guaranteed $1.4M salary, with Purvis on non-guaranteed minimum for next season,” Yahoo reported. “Cash considerations is expected to go to Orlando too.” […]


Schroder understands his role with Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder will acquire point guard Dennis Schroder from the Atlanta Hawks when the three-team trade involving the Philadelphia 76ers is completed and the speedy guard is excited to play for a contending team. Back in May, Schroder said he wanted to be on a competitive team and would request a meeting with the Hawks. “I […]


Hawks, Thunder talking Schroder-for-Melo deal

The Atlanta Hawks and Oklahoma City Thunder are in the midst of discussions of a deal that would swap point guard Dennis Schroder from the Hawks to the Thunder for Carmelo Anthony, according to a report. Mitch Lawrence of SiriusXM NBA reports the deal would also include Atlanta sending backup center Mike Muscala to Oklahoma […]


Thunder stars Westbrook, George recruited Noel to sign with OKC

When it came to NBA free agency, Nerlens Noel was a wanted man for the Oklahoma City Thunder. So much so, in fact, the big man received calls from Thunder stars Russell Westbrook and Paul George, who encouraged him to join them in Oklahoma City. “They called the night of free agency when I was […]


Roberson’s rehab coming along for Thunder

Andre Roberson is on his way back. He’s just not there… yet. The Oklahoma City forward is continuing to rehabilitate a ruptured patellar tendon in his left knee suffered during a game in Detroit in January. Asked about his target to get back at it, he said, “Training camp,” according to Brett Dawson of The […]


Report: Nets, Thunder talking Anthony trade

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Brooklyn Nets have discussed a trade centered around Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin, according to a report from Sporting News. The Nets are looking to acquire draft picks from the Thunder and unload Lin’s contract. Lin is slated to make $12.5 million next season and will be a unrestricted free agent in […]


Thunder’s Presti in meetings ‘all day’ trying to resolve Anthony situation

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has been in meetings all day Monday trying to resolve the Carmelo Anthony situation, according to a report from the Associated Press. Anthony will be either traded, bought out or have his contract stretched by the Thunder. Sources: Sam Presti has been in meetings "all day," trying to bring some sort […]


Thunder sign Burton to two-way pact

The Oklahoma City Thunder and free-agent Deonte Burton have agreed to a two-way contract, according to a press release from the team. Burton, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound guard out of Iowa State, played in South Korea last season for Wonju Dongbu Promy in the Korean Basketball League. In 63 games (all starts), Burton averaged 23.8 points, […]


Thunder, Carmelo to part ways this summer

The Big Three Era of the Oklahoma City Thunder will be coming to an end. According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Royce Young of ESPN, the team and veteran forward Carmelo Anthony will go different directions this summer, which will likely result in the Thunder saving more than $100 million. ESPN Sources with @royceyoung: Oklahoma City, […]


OKC re-signs Felton, tax bill at more than $300 million

The Oklahoma City Thunder are bringing their backup point guard back for next season. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the Thunder have agree to a one-year, $2.4 million pact with veteran Raymond Felton. Free agent guard Raymond Felton has agreed to a one-year deal to return to Oklahoma City, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian […]


George: I wanted to be a Laker last year, but they didn’t grab me

During part three of his ESPN special, Paul George says he wanted to be a Los Angeles Laker last summer when he requested a trade from the Indiana Pacers, but the Lakers never traded for him. George, who shocked many by re-signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason on a four-year, $137 million max contract, didn’t […]


Noel signs two-year deal with Thunder

Free agent big man Nerlens Noel has signed a deal to join the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. Noel is signing a two-year deal with OKC. Sources: Nerlens Noel will sign a two-year deal with Oklahoma City, including a player option in Year 2. https://t.co/b4UQeBEDUU — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, […]