Team Owner(s) Professional Basketball Club LLC (Clay Bennett, Chairman)
Prominent Players Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Nerlens Noel, Steven Adams, Raymond Felton, Jerami Grant, Dennis Schroder, Andre Roberson
The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball franchise based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma . The Thunder's previous incarnation, the Seattle SuperSonics, were formed in 1967.The franchise's titles include three Western Conference championships and one NBA title in 1979. On September 3, 2008, the team name, logo, and colors for the Oklahoma City franchise were revealed to the public. They play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The SuperSonics qualified for the NBA Playoffs 22 times, won their division six times and won the 1979 NBA Championship. In Oklahoma City, the Thunder qualified for their first playoff berth during the 2009-10 season. They followed this success by winning their first division title as the Thunder in the 2010-11 season and their first Western Conference championship as the Thunder in the 2011-12 season, appearing in the NBA Finals for the fourth time in franchise history and first since 1996. Their home court is at Chesapeake Energy Arena.