In 2012, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was named American League MVP for being the first player since Ted Williams to record a triple crown season.
ORLANDO — There is almost no chance Russell Westbrook misses out on averaging a triple-double at this point. After his 37-point, 13-rebound, 10-assist performance Monday in Dallas, he’s now averaging a league-leading 31.4 points to go with 10.5 rebounds and 10.4 assists.
ORLANDO — Oklahoma City shooting guard Victor Oladipo will make his return to Orlando on Wednesday, even if it won't be nearly as anticipated as some other Thunder-related return games this year.
Longtime assistant Mike Boynton is reportedly a personable and capable assistant, but the fact he has no track record as a head coach makes many of the Cowboy faithful suspicious.
DALLAS — Norris Cole was the first point guard off the bench for his initial four games after signing with Oklahoma City on March 1. He lost that responsibility quickly, though. Fellow floor general Semaj Christon took over backup duties in game No. 5, and it hasn’t changed since.
HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden wasn’t just Sunday’s marquee matchup. It was also a pairing of two close childhood friends who have known each other since growing up together in the Los Angeles area.
Mike Boynton had a busy Friday afternoon. After learning he would become the next head coach at Oklahoma State, he had to rush home to get a suit for pictures.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City’s Sunday afternoon matinee in Houston will be eventful. It will have everything anyone could want in a basketball game: Superstars playing similar positions and leading a couple of playoff teams going head-to-head.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan will not be heading to Indiana University, which is hiring Dayton’s Archie Miller, according to multiple reports.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City shooting guard Victor Oladipo is scoring more efficiently than ever. But his production is coming with a caveat.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City veteran Nick Collison got into a game Wednesday night for the first time since Feb. 11. Collison entered the Thunder's eventual 122-97 blowout of Philadelphia with about eight-and-a-half minutes remaining in the final period.
With the dust beginning to settle and some of the shock starting to wear off, it's a good time to take a breath, step back and assess who really is to blame for Brad Underwood's stunning departure from Oklahoma State to Illinois.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Conventional wisdom says Oklahoma City isn’t in a position to rest Russell Westbrook down the season's final stretch. The Thunder could end up with any playoff seed between No. 4 and 7, and Westbrook is, of course, someone who could help propel them up the standings.
Although Oklahoma State is losing one of its best defensive linemen in recent years to the NFL Draft in Vincent Taylor, defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer isn’t worried.
NORMAN — Some of the Oklahoma football players said they didn't watch the dashcam video of Baker Mayfield's February arrest in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Others didn't want to talk about it.
SEATTLE — Only about 15 minutes earlier, Washington and Oklahoma had walked off the Alaska Airlines Arena court, the Huskies' resounding 108-82 victors when, in the postgame press conference, a reporter asked Sooner coach Sherri Coale about a longer-than-normal exchange between she and Washington coach Mike Neighbors in the handshake line.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook left the locker room following Monday night’s 111-95 loss to Golden State with a bandage around his right palm. But Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan said he was “not at all” concerned about the floor burn on his best player’s shooting hand.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City forward Jerami Grant will go up against his former team when the Thunder welcome Philadelphia to town Wednesday evening. OKC traded for Grant only three games into the regular season, bringing him over from the 76ers for power forward Ersan Ilyasova and a future first-round pick.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Golden State coach Steve Kerr responded Monday morning to an ESPN report that the Warriors were “furious and bewildered” about the Thunder’s handling of Kevin Durant’s return to Oklahoma City back in February.
NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops confirmed quarterback Baker Mayfield will practice this week, despite last month's off-field incident, on Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City won’t be going up against the same offense it’s used to when it plays Golden State on Monday.