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Five Observations: Thunder Take Game 3 120-108

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the board taking Game 3 120-108 in a hotly contested game. The Thunder took control of the game going into halftime, taking a 10 point lead into the break. OKC extended that lead to 16 before Damian Lillard exploded for 25 points in the third quarter.…MORE

5 Observations from OKC’s 114-94 Loss in Game 2 to Portland

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder got off to the start they wanted in Game 2. OKC attacked the rim, they played tough defense and they kept Enes Kanter off the offensive glass. The result? OKC held a 10 point lead in the second quarter. A Russell Westbrook lay-in put the Thunder ahead 46-36…MORE

Thunder Fall 104-99 to Portland in Game One

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder fall in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals 104-99 to the Portland Trail Blazers. Portland landed a haymaker early in the first half, but OKC fought back. OKC got within one point but could never get over the hump. The Thunder struggled to shoot well from beyond…MORE

Observations from OKC’s 142-126 Loss to the Atlanta Hawks

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder drop another game, this time 142-126 in Atlanta to the Hawks. OKC has now lost four of their last five games and their defense has take a nose dive over the past week-and-a-half. The Thunder are now 26-17 on the season and hold a full game lead over…MORE

Observations From OKC’s 122-112 Win over the San Antonio Spurs

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder avenged Thursday’s double overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs with a 122-112 win Saturday night over the Spurs. The Thunder snap their three game losing skid with last nights win and move to 26-16 on the season and hold a half-game lead over the Portland Trail Blazers…MORE

Five Observations from OKC’s 119-117 Loss to Minnesota

Five Observations from OKC’s 119-117 Loss to Minnesota

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder have now lost two home games in a row following their 119-117 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. The Thunder trailed nearly all game and couldn’t quite get over the hump as the T-Wolves came up big down the stretch. The Thunder fall to 25-15 on…MORE

Five Observations from OKC’s 116-98 Loss to Washington

By Michael Doutey The Thunder fall 116-98 to the Washington Wizards on Sunday night. Oklahoma City drops to 25-14 on the season. For the moment, OKC sits in third place in the West, trailing first place Denver by two games and the Warriors by a game-and-a-half. The Thunder holds a two game lead over the…MORE

Five Observations From OKC’s 122-113 Win over Utah

By Michael Doutey The Utah Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t have looked more different from their playoffs series last April. Just seven months ago, Utah appeared to be a team on the rise in the Western Conference while OKC looked like a high salary roster of misfits. That couldn’t be more wrong as…MORE

5 Observations from OKC’s 110-83 Win in Detroit

by Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder pummeled their way to an impressive 110-83 win in the Motor City, dominating the Detroit Pistons. This win is really impressive, not only because of the margin of victory, but because the Pistons were coming in on a five game win streak that was highlighted by a nine…MORE

Five Observations from OKC’s 128-103 Win Over the New York Knicks

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma City Thunder have firmly put their 0-4 start far back in their rear view mirror. The Thunder completely dominated the New York Knicks tonight in OKC, just a couple days after doing the same to the Phoenix Suns. The Thunder plastered both teams, reminding Thunder fans how soothing it can…MORE

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