Tag: Chris Paul

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 2, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #48 Preview: Suns

The Oklahoma City Thunder continues to shock the world when they do what they did on Wednesday night by using a shortened roster to pull off a win against a superior team. The Thunder managed a 113-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors just two days ago despite starting a lineup that features 0 of the players from opening night. Tonight, that same lineup will take on the Phoenix Suns on the road.

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 29, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #18: Nets

The Oklahoma City Thunder knocked off Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night, and tonight, they have a chance to match their season-high win streak as they host the Brooklyn Nets.

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 27, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #17 Preview: Suns

Tonight, the Thunder takes on the Phoenix Suns in the first matchup between Chris Paul and his former OKC squad. Paul is doing a solid job leading the Suns so far, but they are without Devin Booker, so this should make for a great matchup.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 31, 2020

Thunder Forces Game 7 with Dramatic Win Over Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder rose to the occasion in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets, and after taking a 2-point lead into the fourth quarter, the Thunder trailed the Rockets 98-92 with just 4:19 left in the game. It was all OKC the rest of the way, though, as back-to-back threes from Chris Paul helped spark a 12-2 Thunder run to finish out the game, giving OKC the 104-100 victory.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 31, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 6 Preview: Houston Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder dug themselves a hole in the third quarter of Game 5 against the Houston Rockets, and once Dennis Schröder was ejected alongside Houston’s P.J. Tucker, there was no way they were going to dig themselves out. Now OKC is facing elimination in Game 6.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 29, 2020

Second-Half Struggles Leave OKC Facing Elimination

The Oklahoma City Thunder trailed by just 3 points at halftime against the Houston Rockets in Game 5 on Saturday night, but a plethora of issues turned the game into a blowout as Houston picked up the easy 114-80 victory to take a 3-2 series lead.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 29, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 5 Preview: Houston Rockets

A lot has happened since Wednesday, the original date for Game 5 of the First Round matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets. The NBA teams still remaining in the Bubble opted to sit out of their scheduled games in response to Jacob Blake being shot in the back seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 26, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 5 Preview: Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook remains sidelined for Game 5 with an injured right quad, and with the series all tied up, this could very well be the most important game played so far. According to NBA Playoff history, when a series is tied at 2-2, the winner of Game 5 goes on to win the series 82.2% (171 of 208 series) of the time. The numbers are a little closer if you look at the last 2 seasons, with the Game 5 winner of a series tied at 2-2 going on to win the series 7 of 10 times.