The Early Lead: Oklahoma City Thunder


Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Thunder fan hits half-court shot for $20,000, celebrates with Jay Z (video)

Rapper/sports agent passes on the chance to sign the high school coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Kevin Durant donates $1 million to Red Cross for Oklahoma tornado relief

Oklahoma City Thunder star, like Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, offers a hand.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Russell Westbrook to have knee surgery, out indefinitely for Thunder

Oklahoma City's playoff picture suddenly looks a whole lot different, despite 2-0 lead on Houston.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:16 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Rockets, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Kevin Durant follows big dunk with throat-slash gesture in Thunder's win

"It's nothing against the team I'm playing against," Thunder star says.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Kevin Durant hits another fan, with no kiss this time (video)

The last time this happened, an elderly lady got a nice little smooch on the forehead.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Kevin Durant kisses fan after pass hits her in the face (Video)

When a courtside pass hits an elderly woman in the head, Kevin Durant makes things better with a quick kiss.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 10/29/2012

James Harden is a Houston Rocket. Will the Thunder be better without him?

The Oklahoma City Thunder traded away the league's sixth man of the year after he reportedly turned down their contract extension offer.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:42 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Rockets, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder