Founded in 2008, the Oklahoma City Thunder has established itself as an NBA franchise with strong fan, corporate and community support throughout its home state and around the world. The team stands at the pinnacle of a regional and cultural renaissance in Oklahoma and seeks to impact the state through its commitment to area outreach and involvement.
On the court, the Thunder makes its home in Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City and prides itself on creating an environment that is fan-focused, family-friendly and community-oriented. Thunder Basketball embodies excitement, energy and effort, while emphasizing the fundamental principles of teamwork, development and humility. This philosophy extends to the Thunder NBA G League team, the Oklahoma City Blue.
Through its annual and ongoing community programs and additional outreach efforts, the Thunder directly impacts individuals and organizations throughout the state every day of the year. In all, the organization – including players, coaches and staff – works with hundreds of community partners every year, benefiting countless individuals. From schools to shelters, from building homes to honoring heroes, the Thunder's impact on its area is as diverse as our community itself, with one common thread running through all that the team does: strengthening the state it calls home.
- The Oklahoma City Thunder was founded in 2008
- We employ approximately 550 people at any given time: currently we have 235 full time employees and 287 part time employees.
- Our corporate office for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Oklahoma City Blue is located at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City.