Oklahoma City Thunder

NAIA Votes To Allow Player To Keep $20K He Made On Half-Court Shot

It seems the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is in the holiday spirit. The union has voted to allow Cameron Rodriguez to keep the $20,000 he won after hitting a half-court shot at a recent Oklahoma City Thunder game.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - NOVEMBER 9: Brandon Knight #7 of the Detroit Pistons attempts a shot against Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 9, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder-Pistons Preview 11-12-12

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s four-game winning streak already includes a win over the Detroit Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2012

NBA Finals MVP LeBron James of the Miami Heat holds the championship trophy after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 21, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat won the NBA Finals, defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to capture the best-of-seven championship series four games to one. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Cleveland Not Over Lebron Yet

Lebron James and the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games to capture the NBA Championship. As everyone knows, it was Lebron’s first and if you think the city of Cleveland isn’t still stinging over Lebron James ‘decision’ to seek greener pastures in Miami, think again.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2012

Miami Heat player LeBron James attends a practice on June 20, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing for Game 5 of their NBA Finals scheduled for June 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Are We On The Verge Of The Greatest Sports Collapse In History?

With the NBA Finals now approaching game five and LeBron James now on the door step of his first NBA title, it raises the question what if the Heat somehow go on to lose in seven games to the Thunder?

97.1 The Ticket–06/21/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder player James Harden talks to reporters before practice on June 20, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing for Game 5 of their NBA Finals scheduled for June 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

5-Second Rule: Thunder Say They’ll Know Next Time

Next time, the Oklahoma City Thunder will know the rule. Not knowing it might have cost them Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

97.1 The Ticket–06/21/2012

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Shane Battier’s Pregame Playlist

CBS Local Sports was able to get a look at Battier’s pregame playlist, and as expected, it’s the perfect mix of songs to inspire a veteran playing a for a title.

06/20/2012

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LeBron Too Much For Thunder; Heat Again 2 Wins From Title

The Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent.

06/18/2012

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The Comforts Of Home … Aren’t Always Comforts

Just about everything is better for teams at home. The crowds are nicer. The rims are friendlier. The surroundings are more comfortable.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2012

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 1:  (L-R) Chauncey Billups #1, Rasheed Wallace #30, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars (holding trophy) and Ben Wallace #3 of the Detroit Pistons celebrate their win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 1, 2004 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The Pistons defeated the Pacers 69-65 and won the 2004 Eastern Conference Championship.  (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Game 2 Draws Best Preliminary TV Rating Since 2004

The NBA Finals’ Game 2 drew the highest preliminary television rating since 2004.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant speaks after Game 2 of the NBA Finals at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 14, 2012. The Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

NBA Finals Have Appeal

I have to admit, the NBA Finals actually have appeal.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2012

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