Thunder Radio Network

Matt Pinto: Radio Voice of the Thunder

All Thunder games can be heard live on the Thunder Radio Network.

Thunder Radio Network

Flagship: WWLS-The Sports Animal (98.1 FM), Oklahoma City

KWPN (640 AM) ESPN Radio Oklahoma City

WKY (930 AM) Oklahoma City (Spanish-language broadcast of home games)

KVSO (107.5 FM, 1240 AM) Sports Animal Ardmore

KKBI (106.1 FM) Broken Bow/Idabel

KPGM (1500 AM, 99.1 FM) Pawhuska/Bartlesville

KADS (1240 AM) Sports Animal Elk City

KCRC (1390 AM) Enid

KKRX (1380 AM) The Ticket, Lawton

KMCO (101.3 FM) McAlester

WKY (930 AM) Oklahoma City. Home games in Spanish

KYAL (97.1 FM, 1550 AM) Sports Animal Tulsa/Sapulpa/Muskogee

KITO, KGND (96.1 FM, 1470 AM) Sports Animal Vinita

KSIW (1450 AM) Sports Animal Woodward

Spanish-language Broadcast (Home games only) voiced by Eleno Ornelas

WKY (930 AM) Oklahoma City (Spanish-language broadcast of home games)

Live stream available within 75-mile radius of OKC via the Thunder Mobile App and WWLS - The Sports Animal app and website.


Oklahoma City Thunder radio broadcaster Matt Pinto is a veteran NBA play-by-play announcer who has been with the franchise since 2007. He calls all games on the Thunder Radio Network, including flagship station WWLS, the Sports Animal (98.1 FM in OKC). Previously, Pinto served as the radio voice of the NBA’s Clippers for two seasons. From 1997-2005, Pinto was on the Dallas Mavericks’ broadcast team, serving as the radio play-by-play voice from 1997-2001 and the television voice from 2001-05. While in Dallas, Pinto also worked as a talk show host for KESN radio and was the play-by-play announcer of the NCAA Division IAA regional game of the week for The Football Network. In 1997, Pinto was named best play-by-play announcer for the state of Texas by the Associated Press.

From 1990-97, Pinto was the radio play-by-play voice of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets, where he was recognized in 1992 as the Premier Sportscaster in North Carolina by the Charlotte Observer. Pinto was also the television play-by-play voice of UNC-Charlotte basketball games and was an occasional host of ESPN national sports talk shows, as well as serving as the play-by-play voice of Westwood One college basketball.

Before joining the NBA ranks, Pinto worked in the sports broadcasting field in Honolulu, Boston, Los Angeles and Amarillo, Texas. Pinto is married to his beautiful wife Courtney, is the proud father of four (Tamara, Daryl, Nash and Gabriela) and grandfather of two (Jackson and Amelia).


Eleno Ornelas joined the Thunder in 2009 as the Spanish radio play-by-play announcer, calling all Thunder home games on WKY (930 AM). Ornelas also serves as the Texas Rangers coordinator of Spanish broadcasting and the play-by-play announcer for all Rangers Spanish radio broadcasts. He joined the Rangers Spanish radio broadcast team in 2000, contributing both playby-play and analysis before becoming the full-time play-by-play announcer in 2003. He has done radio play-by-play for the Dallas Mavericks and covered the Dallas Cowboys. Ornelas, is a native of Juarez, Mexico and was a professional baseball announcer in that country before coming to Texas. He has an extensive background as an administrator in the Mexican amateur baseball leagues in north Texas, serving as president of the Dallas League from 1993-98.