2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Northwest

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Iowa State star Deonte Burton, who won MVP in the Korean League, has committed to playing for Oklahoma City's summer league team, per ESPN sources.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

A few Thunder staffers made their way to California for a surprise birthday party for Paul George on Thursday, but a more specific conversation with regard to his future with the franchise is coming in the next couple weeks. “Paul and his representation, we built a relationship built on transparency, trust and collaboration,” Thunder GM Sam Presti said late Thursday following the draft. “I'm happy to say that's continued during the period of time that the season ended to now, which I think speaks a great deal about Paul George and just who he is as a guy. It's just how he operates. Things don't change.”

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The deadline for Carmelo Anthony to exercise his early termination option on the final year of his contract is Saturday. The expectation is Anthony will not exercise the option, putting him on the Thunder's books for $27.9 million. “We've had several conversations with his representation and that's pretty normal course,” Thunder GM Sam Presti said late Thursday after the draft. “I wish I could tell you a whole lot has changed since the end of the season. We're still in June and the season doesn't start until October, so we'll continue to have that dialogue going forward."

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1d

Sources: Thunder get UK's Diallo in trade

Along with making two late-second-round picks, the Thunder acquired No. 45 pick Hamidou Diallo in a trade with the Hornets on Thursday, sources told ESPN.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma City is locked in on Kevin Hervey at 57, sources say.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma City appears locked in on Devon Hall with the 53rd pick, sources say.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma City had engaged in talks with teams in the mid-40s to try to get Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo, per sources. Thunder were big fans of Diallo.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Analytics will have a greater impact on some teams choices tonight more than others. ESPN's Ben Alamar surveyed executives to find out who in the NBA uses draft analytics the best.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

"The Thunder has made a decision to go in a different direction," the team said in a statement. "We greatly appreciate Brian's contributions to the Thunder organization over the past 10 years and we wish him well in the future."

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Thunder announce play-by-play announcer Brian Davis will not have his contract renewed for next season. Davis was suspended for a game last postseason for a racially insensitive comment during a broadcast.

Prospect Profile: Devon Hall (0:31)
Prospect Profile: Kevin Hervey (0:30)
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10dBen Alamar

Which teams are the most analytical when it comes to the NBA draft?

The Rockets lead the way in our rankings of the most analytical NBA teams when it comes to the draft, but it's the Spurs, and general manager R.C. Buford, whose makeup has had a ripple effect throughout the league.

George laughs off Laker question (1:39)
Prospect Profile: Hamidou Diallo (0:28)
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18dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: 76ers' Brown to bring Williams on staff

Former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams has agreed to a deal to join Brett Brown's coaching staff as the lead assistant with the 76ers, league sources told ESPN.

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19dRoyce Young

Adams blames 'fat fingers' for 'like' of Melo jab

Thunder center Steven Adams' "like" of an Instagram comment critical of Carmelo Anthony is said to have been an accident, a team spokesman told ESPN.

Melo headed for the exit in OKC? (1:33)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

New York City native and Oklahoma City assistant Royal Ivey is finalizing a deal with the Knicks to work on David Fizdale's staff, league sources told ESPN. recently for an assistant position on David Fizdale's staff, per sources. Ivey had received interest from other teams, including the Philadelphia 76ers, per sources, before closing in on the opportunity with the Knicks. Ivey played high school basketball at Cardozo HS in Queens under legendary high coach Ron Naclerio. He also played with the Atlanta Hawks when Fizdale was an assistant under Mike Woodson.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Oakland's Kendrick Nunn has worked out for the Pistons, Suns, Nets, Bulls and Thunder thus far. Nunn, one of the NCAA's top scorers last season, has workouts scheduled with the Nuggets, Kings, Mavs and Rockets and will work out in front of nearly 100 pro personnel at the Impact group workout this week.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Andre Roberson had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to address some swelling that's come on as a result of his rehab from the ruptured patella. The recovery of the patella itself though is said to be going great. Roberson and the Thunder made a collective decision to have the scope now rather than wait and see if the swelling reduced on its own in order to continue to aggressively rehab to be ready for the start of the 2018-19 season.

All of the pettiness from the NBA playoffs (1:41)
Is Lillard deserving of All-NBA nod over Westbrook? (1:59)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.912th
Rebounds Per Game45.15th
Assists Per Game21.328th
Points Allowed104.410th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-184834.585
2016-174735.573
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549
2013-145923.720