7th- & 8th-GRADE TEACHERS:

Turn your classroom into a Thunder StatLab!

Challenge your students with monthly activities focused on statistics.

Allow students to be “junior GM” and learn the importance of stats in basketball.

Have a chance to win a classroom visit from Thunder entertainers!

Discover Thunder Statlab

Give your students a chance to be “junior GM” and learn the critical role that statistics play in the world of sports. With the Thunder StatLab, you’ll be able to use Thunder fun to help students expand their knowledge of statistics.

Every month, you’ll have a new activity to use in your classroom. And every month, we’ll choose one registered classroom to get a special visit from Thunder entertainers.

How it Works


Register your 7th- or 8th-grade classroom.


Download the new StatLab activity every month from this page.


Use the lesson plan to turn your classroom into a Thunder StatLab!

Please Note

  • Program is open to only seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms in Oklahoma
  • Monthly activities are posted November through March
  • Participation each month is encouraged, but not required

register your 7th- or 8th-grade classroom

Defensive Rebound Percentages
Activity 5


Game Score is a statistic that attempts to give a total perspective on a player’s statistical performance throughout an entire basketball game. This means it looks at offensive performance, defensive performance and everything in between.

Defensive Rebound Percentages
Activity 4


In this month’s Thunder StatLab activity, we are taking a deeper look at defensive rebound percentage (DRB%). DRB% is a team statistic that compares a team’s number of defensive rebounds to the total number available in a game.

Calculate Shooting Percentages
Activity 3


In this month’s Thunder StatLab activity, we’re taking a look at calculating offensive efficiency (OE).

Calculate Shooting Percentages
Activity 2


In this month’s activity for the Thunder StatLab, we are going to learn about assists-to-turnovers ratio (AST).

Calculate Shooting Percentages
Activity 1

Effective Shooting Percentages

For this month’s Thunder StatLab, we’re going to learn how to calculate effective field goal percentage (eFG%), which will show how effective a player is on the floor when they are taking shots from anywhere on the court.