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Tag: Paul George

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

The Key to Beating the Blazers is More Than Basketball

The key to winning Game 4—and the series, for that matter—is being in control not just of what is happening on the court with the basketball, but what is happening within the minds of the players.

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Oklahoma City Thunder | April 21, 2019

Round 1, Game 4 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

The Oklahoma City Thunder picked up a 120-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 in what many considered to be a must-win game. The Thunder needs to get another win at home tonight to even up the series before heading back to Game 5 in Portland.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 19, 2019

Defense Holds Strong as Thunder Cruises to Game 3 Win

The Oklahoma City Thunder entered Game 3 down 2-0 in the series to the Portland Trail Blazers, and a loss tonight would have all but guaranteed another first-round exit for the boys in blue. After Game 2, Russell Westbrook vowed to play better, and he did just that as he led the Thunder to a convincing 120-108 victory over the Blazers.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 19, 2019

Round 1, Game 3 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

Tip-Off: 8:30 PM CT Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Television: ESPN and Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC The Sports Animal Twitter: Follow @TheThunderGuys for live-tweets during the game After […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 17, 2019

Thunder Defense Needs a Resurrection to Save the Series

The Thunder’s three-point shooting has cost them games, and a lot of fingers are pointing at that as the cause for these two losses, but the problems go far deeper than shots not falling.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 16, 2019

Thunder Fail To Bounce Back In Game Two

Oklahoma City came into this game searching for some momentum after the poor performance in game one. After a quick start for the Thunder, Portland maintained their composure and fought […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 16, 2019

Round 1, Game 2 Preview | Portland Trail Blazers

Game 1 did not go quite as planned for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and after making history—in a bad way—by shooting an abysmal 5-33 (15.2%) from three, they hope to get back on track with a win over the Portland Trail Blazers tonight in Game 2.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 15, 2019

How Worried Should Thunder Fans Be About Paul George’s Shoulder Injury?

It’s certainly hard to argue against the stats before and after the injury for Paul George. Before the injury on February 26th he was shooting 45% from the field. During that time the Thunder had a record of 39 wins and 21 losses. After the 26th, he has shot just under 40% and Oklahoma City has a record of 10 wins and 12 losses.

Oklahoma City Thunder | April 15, 2019

What Should The Thunder Do After The Loss In Game 1?

The Thunder certainly struggled in multiple aspects in game one against Portland. While it wasn’t an ugly loss, it was certainly an ugly performance from Oklahoma City. Despite playing terribly on offense and allowing way too many easy looks on defense, OKC only lost by 5. This should be an encouragement for the team knowing they still had a chance despite the poor performance. That being said, what should the Thunder do after the loss in the opening game of this series?