The Oklahoma City Thunder was founded in 1967. Is a professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. They play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA) at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
This team qualified for their first playoff berth during the 2009–10 season. They followed that success by winning their first division title as the Thunder in the 2010–11 season and their first Western Conference championship as the Thunder in the 2011–12 season, appearing in the NBA Finals for the fourth time in franchise history and first since 1996, when the club was based in Seattle.