Tag: Robert Covington

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

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.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 24, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 4 Preview: Houston Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to pull out a 119-107 decision in overtime against the Houston Rockets in Game 3 on Saturday evening, but they cannot spend any time celebrating. The Thunder still trails the Rockets 1-2 in the series, and while they did make some improvements in Game 3, there are still plenty of adjustments to be made.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 22, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 3 Preview: Houston Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder has dug an 0-2 hole in the series, and Game 3 is essentially a must win. If the Thunder wants to have any chance at coming back to win the series, their adjustments for Game 3 are going to be the key.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 20, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 2 Preview: Houston Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder got off to a rough start in Game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. The Rockets came out unloading from downtown while the Thunder tried playing a different brand of basketball than they had all season long.

Oklahoma City Thunder | December 6, 2019

OKC Thunder | Game #21 Preview : Timberwolves

Tonight, the Thunder hosts the Minnesota Timberwolves (10-10). The Wolves have been solid behind Karl Anthony-Towns and Andrew Wiggins, and Thunder fans everywhere know how OKC has struggled with Minnesota in recent seasons. Both matchups in Oklahoma City last season ended in 2-point losses for the Thunder.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 5, 2019

Game #64 Preview | Minnesota Timberwolves

Tip-Off: 7 PM CT Location: Target Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC The Sports Animal Twitter: Follow @TheThunderGuys for live-tweets during the game The Oklahoma City Thunder managed […]

Oklahoma City Thunder | January 8, 2019

Game #40 Preview | Minnesota Timberwolves

The Thunder lost to the Wolves in OKC a few weeks ago in a tight game that featured some questionable officiating at the end. Nevertheless, Oklahoma City needs to bounce back and get a win against a team that just fired their head coach.