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55-27, 1st in Northwest

With 20th draft pick, OKC would ...

Many were surprised when Carlton Bragg announced in April he would stay at Kansas beyond his 2015-16 freshman season. Chad Ford notes that the 6-foot-9 forward was roundly considered the Jayhawks' best pro prospect last season. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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Durant: Time with Team USA 'therapy for me'

After winning a gold medal with Team USA, Kevin Durant reflected on his experience, telling The Vertical that his time in Rio was "therapy for me."

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Iverson talks favorite players and more

Among the topics that Allen Iverson discussed with rapper Jadakiss in a recent interview was his five favorite players. The upcoming Basketball Hall of Fame inductee couldn't come up with a fifth and instead named five current players, including Russell Westbrook, as "finalists" for the spot. AI's five faves

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The Thunder have signed Semaj Christon (55th pick in 2014). He's spent time most recently overseas. He'll likely be with the Blue this year.

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Valerie Adams wins silver in shot put

Simply put, the Adams family has athleticism in their blood. Valerie Adams, the older sister of Thunder center Steven Adams, added another piece of hardware to her collection Friday, winning silver in the shot put at the Olympics. Valerie also won gold in 2008 and 2012.

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Highest paid NBA players

LeBron James' new contract with the Cavaliers makes him the highest paid NBA player for the 2016-17 season. Grizzlies guard Mike Conley will earn the second-most, followed by James Harden and Russell Westbrook, respectively.

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Durant's return to OKC the game of next NBA season (1:33)
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Monty Williams' wife always knew he'd be an Olympian (1:45)
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Monty Williams shares his journey to the Olympics (8:15)
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Thomas on Durant to Warriors: 'Weak sauce' (2:27)
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Can Thunder get back in contention?

Russell Westbrook's contract extension was a positive for Oklahoma City this summer. However, the departure of Kevin Durant leaves the Thunder's future uncertain. Biggest NBA offseason losers (Insider)

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Sources: Thunder to host Durant in February

The Thunder are tentatively scheduled to play host to former teammate Kevin Durant and the Warriors for the first time in February, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein.

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Durant and Westbrook's images reversed despite little changing (1:36)
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Would Westbrook-Griffin combo make Thunder contenders? (1:24)
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Westbrook on KD leaving: 'Sting for who?' (0:55)
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OKC's double threat on offense

ESPN Stats & Info notes that newly re-signed Russell Westbrook ranked second in the NBA last season in points that he was responsible for -- points per game plus others' PPG off his assists. He even finished ahead of the two-time MVP in that category.

  • 46.8: James Harden, Rockets
  • 46.3: Russell Westbrook, Thunder
  • 45.5: Stephen Curry, Warriors

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.22nd
Rebounds Per Game48.61st
Assists Per Game23.010th
Points Allowed102.915th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549
2013-145923.720
2012-136022.732
2011-124719.712

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