Chesapeake Energy Arena
Oklahoma City Thunder
Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W.Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK Google Maps
The Chesapeake Energy Arena has been the home of the Thunder since they moved from Seattle in 2008. The arena was named Ford Center until 2010 and named Oklahoma City Arena for the 2010-11 NBA Season.
Oklahoma City Thunder Tickets
Great tickets (sometimes less than arena prices) for home and away games are available from a registered ticket broker.
Oklahoma City Thunder History
The National Basketball Association (NBA) expanded by two teams in 1967 by adding the San Diego Rockets and Seattle Supersonics. The Seattle Supersonics moved to Oklahoma City to become the Thunder.
2011 NBA Playoffs
The Oklahoma City Thunder qualified for the 2011 NBA Playoffs. They defeated the Denver Nuggets in the first round and the Memphis Grizzlies in the Conference Semifinals. The Oklahoma City Thunder were defeated by the Dallas Mavericks in the Conference Finals.
This was the first appearance in the playoffs since moving from Seattle. The Seattle Supersonics played in the NBA Finals three times and they won the championship in 1976.
2012 NBA Playoffs
The Thunder qualified for the 2012 playoffs as the #2 seed in the Western Conference. They defeated the #7 seed Dallas Mavericks four straight games in the conference quarterfinals, the #3 seed Los Angeles Lakers in five games in the conference semifinals and the #1 seed San Antonio Spurs in the conference finals before being defeated by the Miami Heat for the NBA Championship.
2013 NBA Playoffs
The Oklahoma City Thunder won the West Division in the 2012-13 NBA Season and the #1 seed in the playoffs. They defeated the #8 seed Houston Rockets in the first round before being defeated by the #5 Memphis Grizzlies in the Conference Semifinals.