Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Basketball
The Oklahoma City Thunder bring huge crowds to the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. Since the 2008 aquisition of the NBA basketball team, the Oklahoma City Thunder have become one of the state's main attractions.
The Thunder has accumulated an impressive track record. In the 2010-2011 season, the Thunder captured the Northwest Division title and went all the way to the third round of playoffs; in the 2011-2012 season, the team became the NBA Western Conference Champions.
The enthusiasm shared by Oklahoma City Thunder fans has been a unifying force since the team's beginning. Rumble the Bison is the Oklahoma City Thunder's mascot, and he proudly represents his team and the buffalo, a longtime symbol of the state of Oklahoma. The Thunder Girls dance team also brings excitement wherever they go.
Oklahoma City Thunder games are fun for the whole family. Thunder games are held at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, conveniently located in the heart of downtown OKC near the Bricktown Entertainment District. There are dozens of restaurants nearby for casual or fine dining, along with many choices for accommodations in the area.