The Bernstein Brief: What Did Russell Westbrook Mean?Westbrook is planning some sort of payback after getting leveled by Zaza Pachulia.
Thunder Outpace Bulls 109-94, Jimmy Butler Leaves Game With IllnessDwyane Wade led Chicago with 22 points, and Michael Carter-Williams had 15.
Preview: Thunder-BullsTip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.
2017 NBA New Year's Resolutions - Western ConferenceNBA teams always have room for improvement. Here are 2017 New Year's resolutions for the Western Conference.
NBA 2016-17 Season Preview: Western ConferenceThe 2016-17 NBA season tips off October 25. Preview the Western Conference elite, contenders, on the rise and rebuilding teams.
Thunder, Russell Westbrook Agree On ExtensionThe three-year deal worth nearly $86 million kicks in now and includes a player option for the third year, per reports.
Keidel: If You Can't Beat Them, Join ThemKevin Durant will sign with the Golden State Warriors, conceding that his former team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, can't beat them.
Keidel: Don't Underestimate The Warriors Like I DidDid the Warriors win the Western Conference Finals, or did the Thunder give it to them? Either way, Golden State is favored to repeat.
Will Golden State's Playoff Run End In Oklahoma City?The Warriors changed the NBA with their new-world game. But one eternal basketball truth still holds... shots closer to the rim are easier.
Keidel: Spurs Will Continue To ContendThe Thunder rolled over the Spurs, again. But San Antonio's future remains bright, with or without Duncan, Ginobili and Parker.
NBA: 5 Missed Calls In Final 13.5 Seconds Of Thunder-Spurs Game 2It was pure chaos.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference PreviewThe Warriors dominated the NBA regular season, with the Spurs close behind. Can Curry and company take the West again?
Watch: Monty Williams Urges Forgiveness At Wife's Funeral"That was probably one of the most powerful moments of my life," Clippers guard Chris Paul said.
Bulls Hold Off Thunder, 105-96Oklahoma City shot 38.5 percent from the field, its third-worst showing of the season.
Rose Scores 29, Bulls Rebound From Brutal Hornets Loss With 104-98 Win Over ThunderChicago got blown out at Charlotte two nights earlier but seemed like a different team Thursday.