Tag: Oklahoma City Thunder

The Rockets Reportedly Believe Carmelo Anthony’s Year With The Thunder Was ‘Humbling’

Getty Image The Houston Rockets appear to be turning a corner, winning three consecutive games to right the ship after a woeful start to the 2018-19 NBA season. While Carmelo Anthony hasn’t necessarily been the impetus for that positive change, the future Hall of Fame forward has shown flashes, particularly […]

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Steven Adams Opens Up About His History Of Depression In A New Book

Getty Image Steven Adams is known as one of the more entertaining big men in the NBA, but there’s a side to the big man that, until recently, was rarely discussed by professional athletes. Adams wrote an autobiography that comes out on Monday in New Zealand, and in it he details times he’s dealt with […]

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Paul George on spurning L.A. for Oklahoma: ‘I’m a low-maintenance, low-key, chill guy’

Paul George shoots during a practice session at the USA Basketball minicamp Thursday in Las Vegas. (Getty) LAS VEGAS — More than Nas busting rhymes on stage, more than Paul George and Russell Westbrook mean-mugging and puffing on celebratory cigars, the most indelible image from the startling night when George spurned his hometown Los Angeles […]

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Carmelo Anthony thinks he didn’t fit in with the Thunder because he ‘came along in the 25th hour’

Carmelo Anthony still hasn’t reached his final destination yet, but he’s a bit closer to it after Wednesday’s announcement that the three-team deal between the Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers — first reported last Thursday — has finally been officially completed. Anthony is, for the moment, a Hawk; soon, though, he will […]

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Paul George’s stunning $134 million contract with the Thunder has ’emboldened’ teams to take one of the biggest risks in the NBA

Sean M. Haffey/Getty A new trend may be emerging in the NBA in how teams handle superstars before they hit free agency. When a star is approaching free agency, teams usually have two options: try to persuade that player to stay by improving the team, or shop the player in trades before they can leave […]

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Paul wants Rockets to acquire Anthony

Amid multiple reports that the Oklahoma City Thunder and forward Carmelo Anthony have agreed to part ways, Rockets point guard Chris Paul has just the destination for him: Houston. According to Yahoo Sports, Paul wants the Houston front office to acquire Anthony, who last month exercised his $27.9 million option for 2018-19 last month with […]

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