OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder know the myths of “Olympic Melo.”
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have pulled off more trades than any NBA team over the past 16 months. And it’s not like they have been small ones.
Jalen McCleskey caught the ball from Mason Rudolph, looking for a play, a miracle or anything, but what he and his offensive counterparts had put on Saturday.
It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was supposed to remain part of an NBA glamor franchise.
The Oklahoma City Thunder trading for Carmelo Anthony means the organization will have an even higher payroll than originally anticipated.
Enes Kanter took to Twitter on Saturday to thank the Oklahoma City Thunder and the fan base he's played in front of for the past two-and-a-half years.
The New York Knicks have agreed to a trade that would send 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls’ 2018 second-round pick to complete the deal.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the list of teams to which New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is willing to be traded, ESPN’s Ian Begley reports.
The non-conference schedule couldn’t have gone much better for Oklahoma State. On its way to a 3-0 start, the Cowboys were able to rattle off back-to-back-to-back impressive victories, in which they didn’t score less than 44 points.
The Big 12 Conference season is finally upon us, which means it is time to return an annual tradition in the News Press Game Day section. Once again, News Press sports editor Jason Elmquist will come up with five bold predictions for Oklahoma State’s conference games, starting this week with a matchup of the league’s best offense against the Big 12’s best defense in TCU.
NORMAN — Baker Mayfield took a shotgun snap, then faked a handoff to running back Trey Sermon before making an initial read to his wide receiver in the right flat.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A staple of preschool math hurt the Oklahoma City Thunder last season more than any simple arithmetic should: Three is more than two.
A lifelong politician with a keen mind for fundraising and rhetoric, it’s of little surprise David Boren broadened the University of Oklahoma’s academic horizon during more than 22 years as the school’s president.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has a secret skill: Artificially inseminating cows.
Oklahoma sophomore Abdul Adams possesses a noticeable explosiveness that’s coming in handy as he vies for the team’s primary running back role.
It’s been 15 months since Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors. And yet, it seems like the Oklahoma City Thunder are just as common a storyline around him today as they were in July, 2016.
NORMAN — Lincoln Riley remembers being on coaching staffs that would chart peelback blocks, which entailed receivers blocking off a defender below the waist, usually from their blindside.
NORMAN — Parnell Motley didn’t come to the interview room following Oklahoma’s 56-14 romp over Tulane Saturday but the sophomore cornerback was still the center of attention.
NORMAN — Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops looks around and sees a different team heading into Big 12 play compared to last season.
I’ve been fooled the last three years, but this year is going to be different. I’ve failed enough times to know what it’s going to take to get the best of an old Cross Timbers buck.
NORMAN — Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb caught a touchdown pass and was greeted by Dimitri Flowers, who hoisted him skyward in celebration two weeks ago against UTEP.
Russell Westbrook is only a couple of months removed from being named 2016-17 NBA MVP. But that wasn’t enough to catapult him into the top five of Sports Illustrated’s ranking of the league’s best players.
Understandably, Sooner fans are feeling good this week, beaming and basking in the glow of Oklahoma’s 31-16 victory last Saturday over Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio. But while revenge is sweet, OU fans should at least try to hold off on guzzling down too much of the Crimson Kool-Aid. The Buckeyes may not be as vaunted as their preseason billing indicated.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have hired former Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan, The Transcript has confirmed. Hennigan previously worked for the Thunder from 2008 to 2012, acting as assistant general manager at the end of his term.
Russell Westbrook has agreed to a 10-year extension that would keep him with Nike’s Jordan Brand through the 2025-26 season, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula. The contract will be “the most lucrative total endorsement deal for a Jordan athlete to date,” DePaula writes.
NORMAN — Dimitri Flowers moseyed his way behind the lectern Monday, the one that has served as a buffer for Oklahoma football players and coaches during press conferences that can range from tense to relaxed.
A former redshirt freshman on Oklahoma State's football team was arrested Saturday afternoon by OSUPD officers and now faces charges in Payne County District Court.
NORMAN — Oklahoma sophomore defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe is suing the NCAA over its decision to suspend Bledsoe for a year, after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs last October.