Hawks vs. Thunder: Start time, where to watch, what's the latest

Hawks vs. Thunder: Start time, where to watch, what's the latest

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Hawks vs. Thunder: Start time, where to watch, what's the latest

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The Atlanta Hawks play against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Paycom Center

The Atlanta Hawks are spending $6,036,630 per win while the Oklahoma City Thunder are spending $6,235,031 per win

Game Time: 8:00 PM EST on Wednesday January 25, 2023

Broadcast Info

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National TV: N/A
Home TV: Bally Sports OK
Away TV: Bally Sports SE-ATL
Home Radio: WWLS/WKY
Away Radio: WZGC

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What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Mark Daigneault on Jalen Williams: “I think his play speaks for itself. He’s a great player already. He’s got a very bright future. We have a lot of belief in him. We’re excited with where he’s going.”
Also said they continue to challenge him to stay aggressive – 1:59 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams had 4 steals last night. He leads all NBA players in steals in 2023.
Jalen Williams had 5 dunks last night. He leads all guards in dunks on the season.
JDub had one of the best rookie performances of the year last night: pic.twitter.com/Eu5lBoMYPz12:16 PM

Trae Young
@TheTraeYoung
Another Day, Another Opportunity💯 – 12:12 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
From last night:
Mark Daigneault gave a pretty candid answer when asked about the officiating late in the game and in general
The Hawks outshot OKC from the FT line, 33-16 pic.twitter.com/Puuf6pxYnH11:16 AM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Thunder rookie Jalen Williams has 49 dunks, the most of any guard in the NBA, per Basketball Reference.
Ja Morant is second with 36 dunks. – 11:00 AM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
New Locked on #Thunder Podcast:
🏀 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a superstar
🏀 Jalen Williams best game
🏀 Josh Giddey’s mature game
🏀 Mark Daigneault messages
#ThunderUp #FirstListen:
https://t.co/Bp1JhR7BWl pic.twitter.com/DSCSnZ9lzS5:05 AM

Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
OKC fought to go from 15 down to a 1 point game with 15 seconds left.
Fun game but came up just short.
Hawks bigs Capela, Collins & Okongwu combined to go 18-20 in the paint.
Another close game that emphasizes how much better OKC can be once Chet Holmgren protecting the rim. – 1:03 AM
Tim Reynolds
@ByTimReynolds
With 20 points tonight, LeBron’s average dipped a bit to 29.9 — and pushed the target game for him passing Kareem back to Feb. 7 at home vs. Oklahoma City.
5-game road trip starts Saturday in Boston. He’s 158 points away. – 12:54 AM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
In clutch time, the Thunder’s 28th such game this season, rookie Jalen Williams blocked a shot and picked Hawks guard Trae Young’s pocket out top, which resulted in a pair of fast break dunks…
@NickAGallo and @ParisNLawson write 📝
nba.com/thunder/news/r…12:45 AM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Dejounte Murray’s block seals Hawks’ win over Thunder ajc.com/sports/atlanta…12:31 AM
Trae Young
@TheTraeYoung
Home away from Home!
Always Love🖤
#WeMove pic.twitter.com/MbkkVCpR0q12:30 AM

Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
On what went through his mind on the FTs, John Collins said: “Just try not to think about too much and just focus on releasing the Ball smoothly out of my hands. All the other stuff is noise, just focused on making shots.” – 11:56 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Despite a late fourth quarter comeback, the Thunder dropped the first of a three-game homestand.
@NickAGallo and @ParisNLawson sum up tonight’s high-scoring affair, and look ahead to Friday’s matchup against the Cavs. pic.twitter.com/k5yvp00xJF11:48 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Headed into Friday with a 0-0 mentality. pic.twitter.com/KFoRJJathS11:30 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
SGA on J-Dub: “Yeah, I think we expect that from him. He’s proven for sure that he belongs in this league, and he’s gonna be a really good basketball player for a really long time.” – 11:27 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
The Thunder put up a tough fight against the Atlanta Hawks, but was unable to come out on top, ultimately falling 137-132.
🎥 Watch more | https://t.co/rWwp6FIHJ1 pic.twitter.com/uCYa0PvhEe11:24 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
❝Playing our style of basketball for 48 minutes is going to help us win more games.❞ pic.twitter.com/YScAXFXePQ11:15 PM

Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams on the game slowing down for him: “It kind of slowed down when I got hit in the face.”
Old school OKC fans remember masked JDub. pic.twitter.com/EyjbFCz8rS11:10 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
❝It makes the offense flow better, we’re starting to learn that now.❞ pic.twitter.com/a5N68Zl2Xp11:08 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
❝I thought we really played the right way offensively.❞ pic.twitter.com/gZVJUVNYeM10:59 PM

Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Jalen Williams when asked if the game’s slowed down for him: “It kinda slowed down when I got hit in the face.” – 10:57 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on Jalen Williams “he has proven he belongs in this league” – 10:52 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
SGA said his favorite Kobe memory was him getting 81 points – 10:52 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on making his partnership with Josh Giddey work and click a lot better this season “we both want to” mentioned how they’ve sacrificed – 10:51 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
SGA: “I thought I got fouled on a couple of possessions and the refs didn’t so that’s that.” – 10:50 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Tomorrow marks 3 years since Kobe died
When asked about it, Josh Giddey said his favorite Kobe memory was his final game, where he scored 60 points: “His legacy will live on forever.”
Mentions how when kids shoot paper balls in trash cans, they yell “Kobe” – 10:50 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander “I think we let one slip tonight, for sure.” – 10:48 PM
Kevin Chouinard
@KLChouinard
Most 30+ point/10+ assist games, career:
Oscar Robertson 230
James Harden 100
LeBron James 96
Russell Westbrook 83
Tiny Archibald 76
Jerry West 73
Magic Johnson 58
Trae Young 58
Luka Dončić 49
Allen Iverson 47 – 10:46 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey says “the guys are resilient” and adds “As Mark has said a million times, 0-0.” – 10:44 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey said lately the mindset shift has been “not every pass needs to be a home run pass” says some can be hockey assist. – 10:43 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Josh Giddey: “We fouled way too much. They shot too many free throws.”
Said the end of the game neither team really played defense and it was about who could score more points – 10:41 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey “Baze was big off the bench for us.” Praised Darius Bazley’s defensive effort tonight. – 10:41 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Mark Daigneault said he thought SGA was fouled on the drive at the end – 10:39 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Mark Daigneault on Trae Young: “He was on the gas. I thought he really played well… I have a lot of respect for the way he played tonight.” – 10:38 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault on not calling a timeout, “it’s hard when you advance the ball to get the ball into Shai’s hands” so that’s why they saved the timeout and points out he told them to look for the two, Hawks didn’t have a timeout left so they’d have to inbound the ball again. – 10:36 PM
NBA on ESPN
@ESPNNBA
Dejounte Murray with the clutch block to seal the W 🚫 pic.twitter.com/1ZXhV1m3s310:26 PM

Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams tonight
24 points
5 rebounds
2 assists
4 steals
0 blocks which can’t be right.. just ask Trae
11-16 shooting
1-1 from 3
JDub leads all NBA players in steals in 2023. Tonight was his 4th game with 4+ steals this month. – 10:23 PM
Royce Young
@royceyoung
Tough finish for OKC with a no-call on SGA in the closing seconds as the Hawks win 137-132.
– SGA: 36-5-7 (13-22 shooting)
– Jalen Williams: 24, 5 rebounds and 4 steals
– Giddey: 16-8-6
– Dort: 12-3-4 – 10:21 PM
StatMuse
@statmuse
Trae Young tonight:
33 PTS
11 AST
10-11 FT
Most 30-point, 10-assist games since he entered the league. pic.twitter.com/g13rB8sif810:21 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Final: Hawks 137, Thunder 132
– Most points OKC has allowed this season – 10:21 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander tonight
36 points
5 rebounds
7 assists
2 steals
2 blocks
13-22 shooting
1-1 from 3
+9 plus/minus
Third straight game with 34+ points. – 10:19 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
Another defensive battle won by the good guys! #Hawks10:19 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
FINAL: Hawks 137, Thunder 132
Hawks hold on. – 10:19 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
FINAL: Hawks 137, Thunder 132
SGA – 36 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds
JDub – 24 points
Giddey – 16 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists
Trae – 33 points, 11 assists
Murray – 21 points
Bogdanovic – 20 points
OKC is now 23-25 on the season – 10:18 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Again I say, of all the calls given tonight, there was not a single foul there for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander at the rim? – 10:17 PM
Kenny Beecham
@KOT4Q
Amazing defense by Dejounte Murray – 10:17 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Another steal results in a JDub JAM!
Thunder trail by 1! pic.twitter.com/1SJo9VxgPT10:16 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault again playing offense defense during these FTs Joe in for Bazley. OKC down 3 with 14 seconds. – 10:16 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Jalen Williams: 24 points and 4 steals.
What a clutch sequence. – 10:16 PM
Nate Duncan
@NateDuncanNBA
Down 3 with 20 seconds left, Jalen Williams picked Trae’s pocket near mid court. Would have been great to pull up for the 3 on the runout, but tough to have that awareness in the moment. – 10:15 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
What a defensive stop and powerful jam! pic.twitter.com/sQjXJXyEHV10:15 PM

Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams’ picks Trae Young’s pocket clean at half court and finishes yet another fast break dunk.
JDub giving OKC life late.
OKC down 1 point with 15.3 seconds left. Hawks ball. – 10:14 PM
Royce Young
@royceyoung
Jalen Williams. Wow. What a play. Picks Trae Young clean with 20 seconds left to make it a one point game. JDub with 24 and 4 steals. – 10:14 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Jalen Williams is single-handedly going to cause me hearing damage with these crowd reactions on his dunks – 10:14 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
of all the calls made tonight, I am not sure how Giddey does not get a trip to the line there. OKC then forces a turnover, and Giddey gets another layup. – 10:13 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
Hawks love slapping fellas under the basket – they should have hammered Bazely before, as bad as he shoots them. – 10:13 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
DJM went iso but had a tentative SGA on him #approved10:12 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
The scouts sitting next to me are losing their crap over everything Jalen Williams is doing tonight
As one puts it: “Damn” – 10:11 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
JDub with the block of the night – swats Trae Young’s floater to the 3 point line and finishes the fast break with his I-lost-count-how-many dunk of the night. – 10:11 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
JALEN WILLIAMS WHAT A GAME, swats a shot on the defensive end punches a dunk on the offensive end in transition. The crowd loves it. Energy giver – 10:10 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
Was a huge foul that SGA got a few trips ago – not nearly as aggressive pushing off now on offense – 10:09 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams has his 3rd 20+ point game of the season.
JDub also has another 2 steals. He’s #2 in the NBA in total steals in January, just 1 behind Gary Trent Jr. – 10:07 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
Trae been calling for that push off on the DL for a few trips now – got it called – 10:05 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Jalen Williams just had an unreal finish at the rim. This team has no quit. – 10:05 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Closing with Darius Bazley here is the right call. Great job on the defensive end, just got that tap out rebound for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to hit a second chance mid range shot. OKC within eight with 4:39 left. – 10:02 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
A lot of standing around and iso-ball, which the Hawks have an offensive rating of 🤮 for the season when running that offense. – 9:56 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Hawks start the 4th quarter on a 10-0 run.
OKC was down 15.
Mark Daigneault calls time out.
Thunder go on a 9-0 run in 1 minute and 21 seconds.
6 point game. – 9:56 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Out of the timeout the Thunder go on a 9-0 run and cut the Hawks lead to 119-113 w/ 8:09 in the game. Hawks call timeout – 9:55 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Now it’s OKC’s turn with a 9-2 run to close the Hawks lead to 119-113
ATL takes timeout with 8:09 left in 4Q – 9:55 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey and-one, Jalen Williams dunk, the Hawks lead back down to eight. – 9:53 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
OH JALEN JOHNSON – 9:52 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
The connectedness that got the Hawks on a 5-game win streak looks like it could be coming. Hawks are hustling, moving the ball and they’re currently on a 25-7 run that began w/ 3:51 left in 3Q. – 9:50 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Hawks open the 4Q on an 8-0 run and expand lead to 117-104 with 9:56 left – 9:50 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault immediately wants a timeout to start the fourth. OKC is now down 117-104. – 9:49 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Hawks season high through four quarters in 139 but they did score 141 in their 2OT loss to the Warriors earlier this month. – 9:47 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Shai vs Trae living up to the hype.
The two point guards from the 2018 draft with OKC hoops ties after 3 quarters:
Shai
32 points
6 assists
2 steals
2 blocks
11-17 shooting
Trae
32 points
10 assists
10-19 shooting – 9:46 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
3Q: Hawks 109, Thunder 104
Hawks’ offense continues to remain strong. They’re 41-70 from the floor, 9-25 from 3. – 9:45 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
End of 3Q: Hawks 109, Thunder 104
SGA – 32 points, 6 assists
JDub – 16 points
Trae – 32 points, 10 assists
Collins – 17 points, 10 rebounds
Capela – 16 points, 8 rebounds – 9:44 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Isaiah Joe has drawn nine charges, tied for 14th in the NBA. Kenrich Williams leads the league with 20 drawn charges. – 9:43 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
A really good shooting night for Trae Young though. 10-19 from the floor, 3-6 from 3, 9-9 FT. 32p, 10a – 9:43 PM
Kevin Chouinard
@KLChouinard
Trae Young has tied Magic Johnson for the seventh-most 30+ point/10+assist games in NBA history. – 9:43 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
That is a fantastic pass by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and great cut awareness by Ousmane Dieng. Can not draw it up better. – 9:42 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
That Trae assist to OO was an optical illusion 🤩🤩🤩 – 9:42 PM
Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
With his 58th career 30-point/10-assist game tonight, Trae Young has tied Magic Johnson for the seventh-most such games in NBA history. – 9:42 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Trae Young has a double-double 27p/10a – 9:41 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Hawks had 5 3P in the 1H, they’ve already hit 4 in 3Q alone and have a 102-99 lead w/ 2:09 left in the frame. – 9:40 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with his 28th 30 point game of the season.
*Scheduled tweet.* – 9:40 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
The shot did not fall, but that was a perfect example of what Isaiah Joe provides and what shooters will provide SGA. Throughout the game the Hawks are having to decide each possession if they want to collapse on SGA or stay out on Joe, no matter what they pick SGA makes them pay – 9:39 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Trae Young shot that from Tulsa — the superior city of Oklahoma – 9:38 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Jalen Williams with a fast break dunk.
JDub leads all guards in the NBA with 45 dunks. The next closest is Ja Morant with 36.
It’d help with the Jaylin Williams name confusion if we just called him JDunk. – 9:38 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Thunder take a timeout with 3:51 left in 3Q after a John Collins layup. Hawks still trail 97-94 though after turning over the ball 3 times in this quarter. – 9:35 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Jalen Williams. The Energy giver. Bumps the defender into a beautiful step back mid-range jumper, next possession slams it home. – 9:35 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Lu Dort is 3-5 from 3 tonight.
Dort now shooting a career high 35.9% from deep.
Not bad for a player who went undrafted because of his shooting. – 9:34 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Energized on both ends of the floor! ⚡️
@OGandE Power Play of the Game pic.twitter.com/6yJXRaabJh9:33 PM

Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
Trae Young has handed out at least five assists in 78 straight games, the longest active such streak in the NBA. Young began his five-assist streak 364 days ago on 1/26/22. – 9:30 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Hawks call timeout after and SGA dunk then a Kenrich Williams layup off back-to-back turnovers. Hawks trail 87-82 with 7:37 left in 3Q. – 9:28 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Once again, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander plays the Hawks and has a dunk worthy of one of top three in his career. He has 31 dunks now on the season, by far a career high. – 9:27 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Trae Young handed a technical foul – 9:24 PM
Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
With his fifth free throw made tonight, Trae has reached 2,148 as a Hawk, and he surpasses Bill Bridges for eighth place in franchise history. – 9:21 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
SGA’s 12 highest-scoring halves all came in the second half. Until tonight.
His 26 first half points are a career high. Ties the third highest-scoring half of his career. pic.twitter.com/sHMVLzmp1a9:21 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Kenrich Williams starts the second half with a tough rim finish. Your dads favorite player. – 9:21 PM
Jason Walker
@JasonWalkerNBA
I do want one of those Hawks warmups, though. 💪💪💪 – 9:20 PM
Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
Trae Young finished tonight’s opening half with 22 points and 5 assists, marking his fifth 20/5 half of the season and 53rd such half of his career. His 53 20+ point, 5+ assist halves are the most by any player since the 2018-19 season. – 9:18 PM
Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
With his first block of the night, Onyeka Okongwu has extended his block streak to a career-best 14 straight games (since 12/28). – 9:16 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 26 first-half points are a career high.
SGA needs 19 second half points to break his career high in a game. – 9:13 PM
Atlanta Hawks PR
@HawksPR
Atlanta poured in 77 points in tonight’s first half, marking a season best for points in either half. It’s the first time since 3/30/22 (85 points, first half, at OKC) the club has netted at least 77 points in a single half. – 9:13 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Thunder PR:
Gilgeous-Alexander set a career-high with 26 first half points (9-11 FGs). – 9:12 PM
Michael Gallagher
@MikeSGallagher
The last 42 seconds of the ATL at OKC first half had 19 SGA and Trae points. Wild. pic.twitter.com/MgQE1cTRYv9:09 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Halftime: Thunder 77, Hawks 77
– SGA: 26 pts (9-of-11)
– Trae Young: 22 pts (6-of-12)
– Most points OKC has allowed in a half this season – 9:08 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
1H: Hawks 77, Thunder 77
Young leads the Hawks w/ 22p/5a, while SGA leads the game w/ 26p/4r/3a.
Hawks had a much better offensive outing in the 2Q. They outscored the Thunder 38-34 and shot 12/20 (60%) from the floor. They only made 2 3P, though. – 9:07 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Strong attacks to the basket only! 😤 pic.twitter.com/rFQHHqmehY9:07 PM

Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
HALF: Thunder 77, Hawks 77
SGA – 26 points
JDub – 11 points
Dort – 9 points
Trae – 22 points, 5 assists
Collins – 12 points, 6 rebounds
Capela – 11 points, 6 rebounds
Bogdanovic – 11 points – 9:06 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
The OU vs. TCU final score: 79-52
Hawks vs. Thunder halftime score: 77-77 – 9:05 PM
Royce Young
@royceyoung
SGA with an easy 26 in the first half on 9-11 shooting. – 9:05 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s first half
26 points
9-11 shooting
1-1 from 3
3 assists
2 blocks
1 steal
Number to keep in mind: SGA’s career high is 44 points. – 9:04 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
DJM picks up a T after while exiting the game after picking up his 3rd foul. SGA made the FT, so now he’s got 26 1H points. – 9:04 PM
Bill Simmons
@BillSimmons
Most fun Round 1 possibilities for the East
1-8 — Celtics/Bulls
2-7 — Bucks-Hawks
3-6 — Sixers-Nets
4-5 — Heat-Cavs
**Second attempt at this tweet! – 9:04 PM
Bill Simmons
@BillSimmons
Most fun Round 1 possibilities for the East
1-8 — Celtics/Bulls
2-7 — Bucks-Hawks
3-6 — Sixers-Nets
4-5 — Hawks-Cavs – 9:02 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
The Hawks are 1-3 when they give up 70 or more first half points. SGA just completed a 3-pt play to the Thunder up 73-70. – 9:02 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
BOGO SALE IN OKC. Beautiful job by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to just storm down floor with a full head of steam, get the and one at the cup and ensure OKC has enough possession this half. – 9:02 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Oh My. What a crossover move. Goodness that is nasty. – 8:59 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Hawks have been better with taking care of the ball, so far too. They had 7 turnovers in 1Q on Monday against the Bulls. They have just 6 through the first HALF. – 8:58 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Chip Engelland just takes a second lunch break when it’s Isaiah Joe’s training hour. – 8:56 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Back-to-back from downtown! 👌 pic.twitter.com/7D5VpYI6Sm8:56 PM

Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
John Collins has been quite the clean up man tonight. He’s got 12 points 95-8 overall shooting), 6 rebs (4 offensive boards). Hawks lead 66-64 w/ 2:21 in 1H. – 8:56 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Trae to Shai lol – 8:51 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
The Hawks are shooting 77% from inside the arc. – 8:43 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
DJM gives the Hawks a 52-50 lead w/ 8:19 in the 1H.. He’s scored the Hawks’ last 6 points…
Both the Hawks and Thunder are shooting over 60% from the dloor.
Hawks are 21-33, Thunder are 21-34 (7-12 are 3s)… – 8:42 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Ousmane Dieng is getting some really good contests, but the Hawks are just hitting tough shots over him. – 8:41 PM
Kevin Chouinard
@KLChouinard
Name a Hawks guard who hasn’t been beat on a back cut yet tonight. – 8:41 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Explosive out the gates! 💥
Thunder scores season-high points in a first quarter. pic.twitter.com/pTaoZmGbfr8:38 PM

Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Ousmane Dieng’s first shot in almost 2 months: splashes a 3. – 8:38 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Jalen Johnson with a chase down block on Josh Giddey… – 8:38 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Tre Mann posterized Onyeka Okongwu and it got Peake Loud City in here. – 8:37 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
End 1Q: Thunder 43, Hawks 39
Thunder’s highest scoring first quarter of the season. And probably the most highlight-packed quarter of the season. – 8:37 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Thunder PR:
Oklahoma City set a season-high with 43 1st quarter points. – 8:36 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
OKC just set a season-high with 43 1st quarter points. – 8:36 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
End of 1Q: Thunder 43, Hawks 39
SGA – 11 points
JDub – 9 points
Trae – 10 points, 4 assists
Collins – 8 points – 8:34 PM
Royce Young
@royceyoung
Tre Mann with one of the highlights of the season. Sheeeeeeeesh. – 8:33 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
TRE MANN ARE YOU KIDDING ME WOW – 8:33 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Tre Mann passed up an open three, “nashed” as Mark Daigneault called it, and found Isaiah Joe in the corner for three.
Yes, I am drinking coffee. – 8:33 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Isaiah Joe is insane lol – 8:33 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Tra3 gives the Hawks a 39-36 lead w/ 1:07 remaining in 1Q. – 8:32 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
The spinning in the lane layups by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander are just unfair. He is so good. – 8:31 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Pretty basketball taking place in Paycom 😍 pic.twitter.com/lhWGPEAurw8:27 PM

Royce Young
@royceyoung
Ousmane Dieng is back in for OKC for the first time since Dec. 5, after missing the last six weeks with a wrist injury. He had 15 points in 19 minutes in that game, the best of his rookie season. – 8:27 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
3:30, 1Q — Hawks call timeout as Muscala buries the Thunder’s 4th 3 in the quarter. OKC is 4-5 from distance and they’re up 31-27.
Hawks have hit their last 2 attempts from 3 after opening the night 0-6. They’re not up to 57.1% overall shooting. – 8:26 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Tre Mann throughout this entire shooting slump has had some impressive finishes and some really nice passes. That behind the back pass to Muscala for three was pretty. – 8:25 PM
Brandon Rahbar
@BrandonRahbar
Ousmane Dieng checks in for OKC for the first time since December 5th… against the Hawks.
Dieng had a career high 15 points and hit 3-4 from 3 that night.
Ousmane with a nice ovation from the OKC crowd. – 8:25 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Ousmane Dieng checks in for the Thunder – 8:24 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Jalen Williams has really rotten luck when it comes to getting hit in the face. – 8:24 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with another dunk! Beautiful pass by Giddey to get it into him. 30 dunks for SGA so far this year. – 8:22 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
What a pass from Giddey to SGA – 8:21 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Sad Day for noted Thunder DJ hater @Clemente Almanza OKC is currently playing a song not even a week old “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus. The haters are absolutely sick. I always believed in the DJs. They do a great job. – 8:20 PM
Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
The Hawks are intent on capitalizing on Capela’s height advantage. Three lobs to Capela on Atlanta’s last three possessions.
First resulted in a foul, second in a turnover, third in a dunk. – 8:19 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Thunder call timeout with 7:28 left in 1Q after Trae lobbed to CC for a dunk. Hawks trail 15-11 .
The Hawks are 5-12 overall and have missed all 6 3PA. – 8:17 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Sheesh, Lu Dort with a beautiful euro step around Trae Young, two really good rim plays for Lu Dort so far tonight. – 8:16 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault is not happy with that late foul on Lu Dort he is at half court screaming trying to get the attention of the official who has paid him no mind to this point. – 8:16 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
That is a fantastic pass by Josh Giddey leading Dort to the paint, Dort made a great kick out to an open Jalen Williams for three, splash. Beautiful. – 8:12 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
What a pass by SGA 😵‍💫 – 8:12 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Trae Young gets a pretty loud applause from the crowd during starting intros pic.twitter.com/EXPwn44E2R8:06 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
First group out!
📺 @BallySportsOK pic.twitter.com/Py1RccEBCr8:02 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Wigs workin’ with the kids 😌 pic.twitter.com/O3mby949Io7:57 PM

Dan Savage
@Dan_Savage
Quite the quarter for the @Orlando Magic.
Their 46-point first-quarter is their second most in an opening frame all season.
50 against the Atlanta Hawks is their most in a first quarter. – 7:44 PM
Orlando Magic PR
@Magic_PR
The @Orlando Magic scored 46 points during the first quarter tonight vs. Indiana.
The 46 points are the second-most scored during a first quarter in team history. Orlando had a team-record 50 points on December 14, 2022 vs. Atlanta.
#MagicTogether7:43 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Thunder starters:
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Josh Giddey
Lu Dort
Jalen Williams
Kenrich Williams – 7:29 PM
Kevin Chouinard
@KLChouinard
For tonight’s game at Oklahoma City:
Onyeka Okongwu (left hamstring tightness) is available.
De’Andre Hunter (asthma symptoms) is out. – 7:12 PM
Lauren L. Williams
@WilliamsLaurenL
Onyeka Okongwu (left hamstring tightness) will play tonight. But the Hawks will be without De’Andre Hunter (accuse asthma symptoms). pic.twitter.com/aYz0wiT2EE7:06 PM

Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Trae Young is a popular guy here pic.twitter.com/BHukDE7c7s7:03 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
#Hawks star Trae Young throws a lob from the bench to John Collins pic.twitter.com/mebfon9Aj27:00 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Thunder pregame reads …
– On the SGA/Giddey fit: oklahoman.com/story/sports/n…
– Mailbag: oklahoman.com/story/nletter/…6:59 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Trae Young getting ready to warm up at the Paycom Center pic.twitter.com/eDJhamLNYr6:49 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Hawks front office member, assistant GM, Kyle Korver here at the Paycom Center. pic.twitter.com/EC189j633c6:44 PM

Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Kyle Korver is here with the Hawks pic.twitter.com/Jm02hXOmcG6:43 PM

Rob Perez
@WorldWideWob
Load Mismanagement w/@jphanned is LIVE @Underdog__NBA
– The Slate of the Season is here
– Grizz/Warriors
– Ben vs. Joel
– This Nuggets lineup
– AD back, Rui here
– Trae returns to OKC
– Breaking lineup news
NBA’s Closing Bell, live now through tip!
📺 https://t.co/0fiBuIuS2z pic.twitter.com/5UXkPhYORT6:34 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Mark Daigneault on Darius Bazley “I thought he made the play of the game in Denver from a drive and kick standpoint” also mentioned “I think the offensive stuff is louder, but what he doesn’t defensively is pretty unique, pretty special” – 6:33 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Mark Daigneault on Darius Bazley: “What he does defensively is pretty unique and pretty special.” – 6:33 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Tre Mann smiled and said his improved rim finishing is all thanks to his one on one’s with Kenrich Williams. Adds that Bazley won the most one on ones yesterday at practice. – 5:39 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Tre Mann on the team returning home for a 3 game home stand “it feels good” – 5:38 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
A Tale of Five Cities 🧳
Go behind the scenes of Thunder basketball in the latest episode of Onward presented @Verizon
Watch now | https://t.co/BUgSi1ToFh pic.twitter.com/5DVwSOITl95:30 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Thunder game notes: J-Dunk: Jalen Williams 44 dunks leads the team and ranks 3rd among rookies. – 4:47 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
The Thunder returns home for a three-game homestand! Don’t miss a second of the electric action happening inside @PaycomCenter ⚡️
🎟 Secure tickets: https://t.co/SUVaizJ2WL pic.twitter.com/MTnNWdIFvF4:42 PM

Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
When Lu Dort hits 50 percent or more of his 3’s, the #Thunder are 8-5. thunderousintentions.com/2023/01/25/lu-…4:42 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Josh Giddey needs one (1) three tonight to reach 100 career 3’s. Aaron Wiggins needs one (1) three tonight to hit 200 career 3’s. Kenrich Williams needs three (3) steals to reach 200 career steels. – 4:20 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Could the #Thunder be the mystery team for OG Anunoby?
thunderousintentions.com/2023/01/25/okc…4:08 PM
Dave Early
@DavidEarly
Some of my salary and contract capology was off in the first version of this piece. So I got some excellent help and made a few corrections. Please put this one on my shoulders.
Give this updated more accurate version of my Isaiah Joe piece a read
libertyballers.com/2023/1/23/2356…3:59 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
Thunder PR:
Thunder will celebrate the Lunar New Year for the first time ever during next Monday’s home game vs. Warriors pic.twitter.com/5lgSeVJEw83:05 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Thunder mailbag: Talking trade deadline, play-in/playoffs, Vasilije Micic and more oklahoman.com/story/nletter/…2:59 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
The Thunder returns home to take on the Atlanta Hawks. In the first meeting, OKC applied heavy defensive pressure and forced the Hawks to turn the ball over 18 times.
@NickAGallo and @ParisNLawson provide what to expect from the matchup in today’s @OUHealth Game Day Report 📝 pic.twitter.com/pJfg62wCtR2:00 PM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
Ousmane Dieng’s last game was Dec. 5 at Atlanta. He scored a career-high 15 points. Could make for some nice symmetry if Dieng returns tonight as the Thunder hosts the Hawks. – 1:52 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Thunder game notes:
Kenrich Williams leads the NBA in charges drawn (20), Lu Dort is tied for 3rd in the league in loose balls recovered this season (43).
Dort also leads the league in offensive fouls drawn (63, +11 on second place)
This team just out works, out hustles you. – 1:47 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
Eugene Omoruyi just played incredible defense on the perimeter, but as Kameron Woods yells out instructions it dawns on me that we do not use the nickname “Geno” enough for Eugene Omoruyi. That is a top tier nickname on the team. – 1:26 PM
Rylan Stiles
@Rylan_Stiles
The Blue just subbed in Eugene Omoruyi, Lindy Waters III, and Jahmi’us Ramsey getting their first action of the day at the four minute mark in the first with OKC up 18-11. What a luxury to already have a lead before their three best players hit the hardwood. – 1:12 PM
Chris Sheridan
@sheridanhoops
The Denver #Nuggets are +380 to finish with the NBA’s best record. The #Celtics have one more victory yet are listed at -400. Why? And where is this bet available? And how about an enticing Oklahoma City #Thunder wager, too? casino.org/news/deep-divi…1:04 PM
Trae Young
@TheTraeYoung
Another Day, Another Opportunity💯 – 12:48 PM
Clemente Almanza
@CAlmanza1007
KOC took Josh Giddey at No. 2 in a 2021 NBA re-draft: pic.twitter.com/zPXnPhUchP12:25 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder
@okcthunder
Return home!
🆚 Atlanta Hawks
📍 @PaycomCenter
🎟 https://t.co/5qK9tlEajZ
⏰ 7PM CT
📺 @BallySportsOK
📻 @sportsanimal
#ThunderUp pic.twitter.com/HV8KDHZT7711:30 AM

Joe Mussatto
@joe_mussatto
The fit between Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Josh Giddey looks smoother in Year 2, and the numbers back the eye test: oklahoman.com/story/sports/n…10:59 AM
John Schuhmann
@johnschuhmann
The Pacers & Thunder are both 1 win from being the first team to match their win total from last season.
Pacers @ Magic, Thunder vs. Hawks tonight.
Kings are 3 wins away.
Suns are only team to have matched/passed their loss total from last season. – 10:38 AM
Kevin O’Connor
@KevinOConnorNBA
New podcast with @J. Kyle Mann re-drafting/re-ranking the 2021 NBA draft class for the first 14 picks. We discussed everyone from Evan Mobley and Josh Giddey to Quentin Grimes and Alperen Sengun. This one was a lot of fun. – 5:16 AM

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