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That NBA Lottery Pick:
Almost every NBA team has local sponsors making them do some rather creative commercials and one company that has been at the forefront of classic commercials has been Edmond Hyundai in Oklahoma City.
This year, they enlisted the help of Kendrick Perkins, Russell Westbrook, Reggie Jackson, Nick Collison, Serge Ibaka and to help them try to sell some automobiles.
Clearly, Kendrick Perkins Jr. is the closer of the group.
Ibaka image courtesy of Getty Images
BEST OF MAXIM
Two games into the season and there are real issues. Seriously.
Not to panic or anything, but this kind of start is pretty close to worst-case scenario for the Thunder. Kevin Durant shooting a lot and not getting much other help.If it was Kobe Bryant, people might say he's not getting his teammates involved enough. However, Durant doesn't have a lot of the negativity thrown...
All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook is returning to the Oklahoma City Thunder sooner than expected, and will be available to play Sunday night against Phoenix.
Westbrook hasn't played since tearing knee cartilage during the second game of last season's playoffs. General Manager Sam Presti said Sunday that Westbrook has met the requirements for his return.
Russell Westbrook is back!
Russell Westbrook apparently is one heck of a fast healer. The Oklahoma City Thunder will play tonight against the Phoenix Suns at home despite being ahead of schedule by nearly a month. Russell will be a welcomed addition for the Thunder who now has their second banana back.
Westbrook passed all required physicals and rehab benchmarks to be cleared to...
It’s been over five months since Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has played since his knee injury against the Houston Rockets in last year’s playoffs.
Earlier tonight, Russell got the green light to play and here is his introduction to the Thunder fans at Chesapeake Energy Arena:
Westbrook image courtesy of Getty Images
According to Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman, despite the Thunder announcing Russell Westbrook would miss the first 4-6 weeks of the regular season following arthroscopic surgery on his knee, the guard will return Sunday against the Suns after passing all medical/physical benchmarks in rehab. He missed just two regular season games.
R. Westbrook has passed all medical/physical...
Oklahoma City Thunder’s point guard Russell Westbrook is expected to play on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns; a month ahead of schedule. Not too long ago he was expected to play in two weeks from now but in a surprise statement released by the Thunder, Westbrook is ready for tonight’s match up. Yahoo! Sports writer Adrian Wojnowski amongst several other sources confirmed his...
Surprise! Surprise! Russell Westbrook is back. The Oklahoma Thunder are listing thats Russell is active today and will start against the Suns with no minute restrictions. This is obviously phenomenal news for Westbrook owners, who need to get him in their starting lineups immediately. As for Reggie Jackson owners, he can safely be dropped in shallow leagues and possibly in deeper...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, Russell Westbrook scored 21 points in his return from a knee injury and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a ragged performance to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-96 on Sunday night.
Serge Ibaka added nine points and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma City (2-1), which won its fifth straight home opener and defeated Phoenix (2-1...
Where: Chesapeake Arena – Oklahoma City, Okla.
When: Nov. 3 @ 6 p.m. CST
TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722)
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1430 AM)
Home. Sweet. Home, The Thunder come back to Oklahoma City tonight for its home opener, and what a home opener it will be. For every sports writer covering NBA basketball, or Thunder basketball in general,...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ultra-talented, personable and now world-renowned, Kevin Durant receives adulation at almost every stop the Oklahoma City Thunder make.
His name alone sells tickets in most NBA markets. Fans wait outside the team hotel to snap photos and perhaps get an autograph they'll either sell for a lot of money or place in a prominent spot at their home.
Russell Westbrook had 21 points and 7 assists in his first game back after suffering a knee injury in the first round of the playoffs. The OKC Thunder point guard was originally supposed to be out up to six weeks after he had a second knee surgery in early October but was cleared by team doctors to play earlier this afternoon. According to ESPN, this was three to five weeks earlier...
Russell Westbrook will make his season debut for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns.
Westbrook has passed all medical and physical exams in his recovery from two knee surgeries.
Westbrook injured his knee in the first round of last season's playoffs.
Westbrook was expected to miss at least the first four weeks of the season.
We all know that basketball is a physical sport and earlier tonight, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Ronny Turiaf felt that pain after going for a rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Watch as Turiaf skies for the rebound of a missed shot by Jeremy Lamb and lands awkwardly on his left shoulder:
No word yet on how serious the injury was…
Turiaf image courtesy of Getty Images
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Love had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 14 points, 10 assists and five steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 100-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night.
Nikola Pekovic had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, which played surprisingly good defense against Kevin Durant and the Thunder. Derrick Williams had...
A few years ago, the Thunder were the laughing stock of the league. Though, it did not take long for Sam Presti to build his basketball empire in Oklahoma City, which in five short years has already taken over as the top team in the Western Conference.
Thunder fans were excited to get the third pick in the draft a few years back, now they are getting excited over the best record...