The Oklahoma City Thunder are a professional basketball team established in 1967 and based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The team colors are thunder blue, sunset, yellow and navy blue.

The franchise was previously known as the Seattle Supersonics, from 1967 to 2008, before becoming the Thunder in 2008, having been sold by Seattle-based Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to the Professional Basketball Club LLC, which was a group of Oklahoma City-based investors.

Country United States United States
City Oklahoma City
Founded 2008
Ground Paycom Center
Coach Mark Daigneault

The Supersonics won the NBA title in 1979. The Thunder are yet to be NBA champions, although the side were Conference champions in 2012 with a star-studded line-up featuring James Harden, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins. OKC lost that season’s NBA Finals to the Miami Heat 4-1.


  • 1 Championship (1979)
  • 4 Conference titles (1978, 1979, 1996, 2012)
  • 11 Division titles (1979, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)