Led by NBA All Star, Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder had a playoff year in the 2016-17 NBA season. The Thunder went 47-35 however lost to the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Thunder lost Durant last year to the Golden State Warriors and have a lot more questions that need to be answered but look for the Thunder to make another run to the 2018 NBA playoffs.
Founded in 1967 as the Seattle SuperSonics the franchise became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008. The Thunder play in the league’s Western Conference Northwest Division against teams like the Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, and Minnesota Timberwolves. The team plays its home games at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
In Seattle, the SuperSonics qualified for the NBA playoffs 22 times, won their division 6 times, and won the 1979 NBA Championship. In Oklahoma City, the Thunder have yet to win a NBA Championship. Gus Williams, Nate McMillan, Kevin Durant, and Russell Westbrook are just a few of the names to come through the franchise.