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Revamped Thunder looks for success

After an entire decade of winning no fewer than 45 games per season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have got some work to do. The Thunder had to go through a heartbreak this past summer. The team was forced to say goodbye to Paul George when he transferred over to the …

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Blazers bounce Thunder in five games behind Lillard’s historic performance

Unbelievable. Imperious. Stone cold. Each of these phrases can apply to Damian Lillard‘s 50-point performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. No. 3 Portland eliminated the No. 6-seeded Thunder with a 118-115 victory on their home court in Game 5 of Round 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. The …

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Donovan and Thunder stumbling into 2019 NBA Playoffs

Early in the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder looked like it might be a real contender in the Western Conference. Now, with just four games remaining, it is just barely hanging onto its spot in the playoffs. OKC clinched its playoff berth over the weekend, but its first-round matchup isn’t …

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NBA Recap: Magic lose fourth straight as OKC’s George drops 37

The Orlando Magic (20-31) will want no more of the Western Conference and their all-stars after Tuesday night. Arguably the NBA’s two leading MVP candidates, James Harden and Paul George, have given the Magic and head coach Steve Clifford a venomous taste of their scoring abilities in the last few days alone. …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Faces Tough Road Test Against No. 17 Florida State

The Florida Men’s Basketball team will take on the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a highly-anticipated season opener. The Gators haven’t defeated their in-state rivals since 2013-14, when Billy Donovan, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Casey Prather led the team to a Final Four berth. After leading the team to …

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NBA: Lakers Earn First Home Win, Thunder Still Winless

Ten days into the NBA regular season, and the Western Conference is already showing fans that it might be a lot more unpredictable this season. The Oklahoma City Thunder (0-4) fell to the Boston Celtics (3-2) at home on Thursday night, 101-95. Billy Donovan’s team has had a tough stretch …

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Billy Donovan Enters Fourth Season with the Oklahoma City Thunder

Billy Donovan is entering his fourth season with the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in the 73rd season of the NBA. After a 19-year run with the Florida Gators, Donovan was hired by the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015. In Donovan’s first season, the Thunder went 55-27, finished 3rd in the …

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Oklahoma City Looks to Thunder on the Jazz Parade in Game 4

The Oklahoma City Thunder looks to even the series with the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena at two apiece Monday night. Utah starters scored 98 points to take a 2-1 series lead in game three after splitting the first two games. Jazz guard Ricky Rubio recorded the franchise’s first …

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OKC Thunder Winning Under Donovan

At the beginning of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder had what some would refer to as a dull start. The Thunder were 14-15 back in December at the start of the season. Even after losing Durant, former Gator great coach Billy Donovan has made a new game plan this year …

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