Oklahoma City Thunder stories in the SI Vault

2008 Oklahoma City Thunder Preview By Jack McCallum, October 27, 2008 The franchise player's doing just fine, but wins won't come sweeping down the plain.

Point To Prove By Chris Mannix, March 16, 2009 Rookie guard Russell Westbrook is the future leader of the Thunder's attack -- if he can curb his appetite for turnovers.

Q&A: Kevin Durant By Paul Forrester, September 8, 2009 Thesoon-to-be 21-year-old star discussed his development, his experience at Team USA minicamp and the growing expectations for the Thunder.

Kicking It Up A Notch By Chris Ballard, January 25, 2010 Showing he's more than a scoring machine, Kevin Durant has the young Thunder rolling toward the playoffs.

Best Yet To Come For Red-Hot OKC By Britt Robson, February 23, 2010 Oklahoma City is no mere Cinderella. A league doormat last season with a 23-59 record, the Thunder's sudden, dramatic ascendance may seem like the plot line for a fairy tale, but no stroke of midnight will return this team to its previous servitude status anytime soon.

Thunderstruck By Frank Hughes, June 24, 2010 The laid-back Lakers were scared straight by the fearless kids from Oklahoma City.

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