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Rylan Stiles has covered the Oklahoma City Thunder for four years, and now takes over the Locked On Thunder podcast! A daily dose of the OKC Thunder breaking down everything from the on the court production, to Sam Presti's magically mystery moves, and of course the social media aspect of the sport! This is your new home for Thunder basketball in podcast form! You can find Rylan Stiles on Twitter (@Rylan_Stiles) On the Locked on Thunder Podcast, and of course at the Paycom Center!

LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 14, 2016 — MEM 110,...
Fred Katz wraps up the Thunder's 110-94 loss to the Grizzlies with analysis of the Kyle Singler vs. Josh Huestis debate, Victor Oladipo's performance, and more.
21 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 13, 2016 — Grizzlie...
Fred Katz previews the Thunder's Thursday night game against the Grizzlies with key matchups, analysis, and predictions.
26 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 12, 2016 — Wrap-Up:...
Fred Katz breaks down the Thunder's 114-109 loss to the Mavericks, discussing Kyle Singler's big third quarter, if issues with the defense and bench were worrisome, and more.
26 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 11, 2016 — Maverick...
Fred Katz previews the Thunder's Tuesday night preseason match against the Dallas Mavericks going over key matchups, turnover issues, 3-point defense, and more.
23 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 10, 2016 — Mailbag Day
Fred Katz answers questions from listeners on Domantas Sabonis' Rookie of the Year chances, what moves could come by the season's start, and how Alex Abrines could help the roster.
23 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 7, 2016 — Real or Fake
Fred Katz identifies themes from the Thunder's first two preseason games and wonders if they're bound to continue, if they're real or fake.
28 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 6, 2016 — ESPN's Ro...
ESPN's Royce Young joins the show to discuss the Thunder's preseason victory over FC Barcelona Lassa along with other October storylines.
41 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 5, 2016 — FC Barcel...
Fred Katz previews Wednesday's game against FC Barcelona and discusses how the Thunder can improve their defense from Monday's shootout against Real Madrid.
22 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 4, 2016 — Real Madr...
Fred Katz explains why the Thunder's preseason-opening loss to Real Madrid wasn't actually that big of a deal before getting into part two of the over/under podcast with LOCKED ON FANTASY BASKETBALL host Josh Lloyd, discussing over/under win totals for...
76 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — October 3, 2016 — Real Madr...
Fred Katz previews the Thunder's preseason opener against Real Madrid before welcoming in LOCKED ON FANTASY BASKETBALL host Josh Lloyd for a look through over/under win totals in Eastern Conference. The Western Conference over/under podcast will go up...
78 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 30, 2016 — The Fr...
The Franchise's Jon Hamm joins Fred Katz to discuss Cameron Payne's latest injury and what it means for his development moving forward.
33 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 29, 2016 — LOCKED...
Fred Katz welcomes in LOCKED ON WARRIORS host and salary cap/CBA expert Danny Leroux to discuss the contract situations of Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams and Andre Roberson in a little more detail than before.
42 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 28, 2016 — The Sc...
Fred Katz goes through five observations from the Tuesday's Blue and White Scrimmage, an annual Thunder open practice held for fans and media.
27 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 27, 2016 — The Co...
Fred Katz asks Enes Kanter if the Thunder big man is the best follow on NBA Twitter before discussing the looming extension issue in Oklahoma City.
22 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 26, 2016 — The St...
Fred Katz goes over some of the best Steven Adams quotes from the opening weekend of training camp before discussing Adams' possible role in the offense and who fits best next to him.
27 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 23, 2016 — Season...
With Thunder training camp starting Saturday, Sep. 24, Fred Katz makes his season predictions, talks gambling lines, and goes over some bold picks in part 5, the final installment of Season Preview Week.
39 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 22, 2016 — Season...
With Thunder training camp starting Saturday, Sep. 24, Fred Katz previews the Thunder coaching and schemes in part 4 of Season Preview Week. Part 5, on expectations and predictions for the team and players, is out Thursday morning.
29 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 21, 2016 — Season...
With Thunder training camp starting Saturday, Sep. 24, Fred Katz previews the Thunder big men in part 3 of Season Preview Week. Part 4, previewing the Thunder coaching and schemes, is out Thursday morning.
41 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 20, 2016 — Season...
With Thunder training camp starting Saturday, Sep. 24, Fred Katz previews the Thunder wings in part 2 of Season Preview Week. Part 3, previewing the Thunder big men, is out Wednesday morning.
42 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 19, 2016 — Season...
With Thunder training camp starting Saturday, Sep. 24, Fred Katz previews the Thunder guards in part 1 of Season Preview Week. Part 2, previewing the Thunder wings, is out Tuesday morning.
40 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 16, 2016 — Bay Ar...
Fred Katz is joined by Bay Area News Group's Anthony Slater to talk about his departure from the Thunder beat to the Warriors' and what it's been like covering Colin Kaepernick before the two get to discussing the ins and outs of the Warriors' and Thun...
42 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 15, 2016 — Guests...
Fred Katz talks with LOCKED ON BLAZERS host Erik Gundersen about some of the similarities between the Trail Blazers and Thunder before welcoming in LOCKED ON HEAT host for a vacation to Waiters Island.
56 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 14, 2016 — LOCKED...
Fred Katz discusses his surprise to hear about Tuesday's extended suspension for Mitch McGary before welcoming in LOCKED ON MAGIC Host Philip Rossman-Reich for a discussion on the expectations for Serge Ibaka in Orlando and those for Victor Oladipo, Er...
56 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 13, 2016 — LOCKED...
Fred Katz starts things off with a primer on Enes Kanter's season before welcoming LOCKED ON SPURS host Jeff Garcia to talk about the similarities between two of the NBA's biggest teams.
39 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 12, 2016 — The Co...
Fred Katz announces LOCKED ON THUNDER is returning to the five-day-a-week schedule before discussing where Russell Westbrook ranks among the NBA's best penetrators and how a new kind of defense can come together this year.
28 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 8, 2016 — LOCKED ...
Fred Katz discusses a major issue with the Thunder defense before joining LOCKED ON FANTASY BASKETBALL host Josh Lloyd for a fantasy hoops-related Thunder preview.
69 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 6, 2016 — How Goo...
Host Fred Katz answers questions from listeners, including ones on the competing styles of Oklahoma and New York cuisine, if Russell Westbrook's presence alone can make an elite offense, and if the Warriors are influencing Sam Presti's decision making.
31 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — September 1, 2016 — LOCKED ...
LOCKED ON NUGGETS host Chris Dempsey joins Fred Katz to discuss the newest member of the Thunder, Joffrey Lauvergne, whom Oklahoma City traded for earlier in the week.
27 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 30, 2016 — SB Nation...
Seth Rosenthal (@seth_rosenthal) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) for the first ever NBA League Pass Draft.
41 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 25, 2016 — Mailbag E...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) answers listener questions about Cameron Payne, Russell Westbrook and what trades could be coming to this team in the future.
27 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 23, 2016 — The Josh ...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) wonders what lies ahead for second-year Thunder wing Josh Huestis and lists which players could be the team's leading scorers this year.
17 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 18, 2016 — Singling ...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) talks about why the Thunder need to play Kyle Singler this year and goes over the flaws preventing the Thunder from entering the contender category.
20 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 16, 2016 — LOCKED ON...
LOCKED ON CELTICS host Jay King (@ByJayKing) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to discuss Russell Westbrook and the Olympics before playing their favorite game, "Real Tweet, Fake Tweet."
32 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 11, 2016 — Believe t...
Tom Read (@traread) and Benyam Kidane (@BenyamKidane) of the Believe the Hype NBA Podcast join host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to discuss Team USA's nail-biting Olympic win over Australia. Domantas Sabonis talk runs from the start of the show to the 5:50 ma...
35 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 9, 2016 — The Percep...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) talks about how Russell Westbrook renegotiating and extending his contract with the Thunder affects the way we perceive him, the possibility of a lockout, and the fallacy behind NBA parity.
29 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 4, 2016 — Russell We...
ESPN's Royce Young (@royceyoung) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to record an emergency podcast after Russell Westbrook and the Thunder officially renegotiated and extended the star point guard's contract with OKC.
34 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — August 4, 2016 — LOCKED ON ...
LOCKED ON PISTONS host Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to preview Olympic basketball.
34 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 29, 2016 — Locked on C...
Locked on Clippers host D.J. Foster (@FOXSportsFoster) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to talk about Blake Griffin, the Thunder and Clippers benches, and much more.
44 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 28, 2016 — The First M...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) answers questions from the listeners, including ones on the strategies behind trading Russell Westbrook, what to expect from the rookies this year and how Billy Donovan's lineups could play out.
26 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 27, 2016 — CBS Sports'...
CBS Sports' Matt More (@HPBasketball) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to talk about fan psychology, the science behind "superteams," how the world will remember the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook Thunder and more.
57 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 26, 2016 — Celebrating...
The Franchise 107.7's Jon Hamm (@JonMHamm) returns to the podcast to celebrate Dion Waiters Day with Fred Katz (@FredKatz) and to talk about the impact of the former Thunder guard signing with the Heat. They also discuss the potential impact of Camero...
34 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 25, 2016 — Homering Te...
Fred Katz (@FredKatz) talks about Team USA basketball coverage, the top possible scorers for the Thunder this year and why the OKC roster should be able to make it into the Western Conference playoffs.
23 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 22, 2016 — ESPN's Royc...
ESPN's Royce Young (@royceyoung) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to talk about Dion Waiters, Alex Abrines, a love for DisneyWorld and more.
47 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 21, 2016 — ESPN The Ma...
ESPN The Magazine's Jordan Brenner (@jordanbrenner) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to talk about what lessons the Thunder and other teams can take away from Sam Hinkie's regime in Philadelphia and the future of basketball in a Kevin Durant-less Okla...
38 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 20, 2016 — The Russell...
Locked on Celtics' and MassLive.com's Jay King (@ByJayKing) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to discuss Russell Westbrook and the future of the Thunder.
31 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 19, 2016 — The Thunder...
Sam Vecenie (@sam_vecenie) joins host Fred Katz (@fredkatz) to discuss new Thunder guard Alex Abrines, summer league, Buddy Hield and more.
49 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 18, 2016 — Why won't t...
Host Fred Katz (@fredkatz) discusses why the Thunder aren't spending money in free agency, Steven Adams' future and Anthony Morrow's needed role for the upcoming season.
17 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 15, 2016 — Should the ...
Host Fred Katz (@fredkatz) explains why the Thunder shouldn't trade for Blake Griffin, wonders at what point the team would have to deal Russell Westbrook by, and discusses Cleveland GM David Griffin's recent comments about Sam Presti.
15 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 14, 2016 — Responsible...
Host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) talks about the most responsible ways to consume trade rumors, why Russell Westbrook could benefit financially from signing an extension and the best young players the Thunder should be on the lookout for.
21 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 13, 2016 — What should...
Host Fred Katz (@fredkatz) talks about why the Thunder aren't making moves and why he doesn't envy the NBA in its looming decision regarding where the league should play the 2017 All-Star Game.
16 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 12, 2016 — Waiting out...
Locked on Bulls host Sean Highkin (@highkin) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) at Las Vegas Summer League to talk about how the Bulls new core will fit, if the Thunder can find a way to score without Kevin Durant and how much longer it will be before Di...
32 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 11, 2016 — Is the NBA...
The Franchise 107.7's Jon Hamm (@JonMHamm) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to discuss the possibility of an NBA work stoppage, how Russell Westbrook will do as a solo act, and if Thunder fans will remain as passionate with Kevin Durant out of the pict...
43 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 8, 2016 — The History ...
ESPN's Royce Young (@RoyceYoung) joins Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to reflect on Kevin Durant's introductory press conference, share some K.D. stories that didn't make it into his long-form piece on the former Thunder great, and discuss the most embarrassing...
53 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER — July 7, 2016 — Why do we ca...
Host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) talks about Reggie Miller's article on Kevin Durant, why we care so much about legacies before a player's career is even over and some free agents the Thunder could target before they come off the market.
15 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER -- July 6, 2016 -- Is Durant ...
Host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) ponders if Kevin Durant heading to the Warriors is bad for the NBA and discusses the prospects of a Russell Westbrook deal.
16 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 7): The Kevin Durant...
Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to react to Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors and to wonder what's next for Russell Westbrook and the Thunder.
42 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 6): Kevin Durant has...
Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) joins host Fred Katz (@FredKatz) to talk Kevin Durant's free agency, what makes the most sense and the humanity of NBA transactions.
28 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 5: July 1, 2016) -- ...
Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript (@FredKatz) talks about the world's best soap opera, NBA free agency, and what the Thunder would have to do to make Al Horford part of their future.
15 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER - Free Agency Opening Hour Lo...
Fred Katz is joined by Locked on Celtics, Locked on Magic, Locked on Jazz and Locked on Pelicans for the opening hour of free agency
50 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 3: June 30, 2016)
Same Vecenie, formerly of CBSSports.com, joins host Fred Katz to talk about the pro prospects of Domantas Sabonis and Daniel Hamilton. They also get to Kevin Durant's and Dion Waiters' free agency at the end.
32 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 2: June 29, 2016)
Norman Transcript Thunder beat reporter Fred Katz talks about the language of free agency, the top teams contending for Kevin Durant's services and the bevy of lineups OKC coach Billy Donovan could play next season.
15 min
LOCKED ON THUNDER (Episode 1: June 28, 2016)
Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript and Jay King of MassLive.com dig into Kevin Durant's free agency, the star's most likely destinations and what kinds of faces are Pat Riley's most persuasive.
29 min