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Practicing in Toyota Center on Thursday morning wasn’t a new experience for Oklahoma City guard Jeremy Lamb.
Although he has played only five minutes of one regular-season game on the floor of the venue, it remains a special place to Lamb. It is where he got his NBA start.
It has been 11/2 years since the Rockets picked Lamb 12th overall in the 2012 NBA draft. In the last couple of months, the young guard from the University of Connecticut has turned heads playing for the Thunder.
Lamb spent the 2012 training camp and preseason with the Rockets, averaging 11.7 points in preseason games. On Oct. 27, just before the regular season started, Lamb was traded to Oklahoma City along with Kevin Martin, two first-round draft picks, and a second-round draft pick for James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Lazar Hayward and Daequan Cook.
“It was surprising to get traded,” Lamb said. “You hear about that, but when you go through it, it is like, ‘Wow.’ But everything has turned out good. I am feeling OK...
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Nick Collison and Kevin Durant combined for 57 points with KD having 54 of them Kevin Durant has been scorching hot scoring the ball of late. Durant nearly single-handedly defeated the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors this past week, dropping 36 and 54 points. Playing without Russell Westbrook, KD put the Thunder on his back during back-to-back contests against two of the...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love monster dunks and during the first quarter of tonight’s Houston Rockets/Oklahoma City Thunder affair, Kevin Durant had a monster one. Watch as KD soars to the rack at the Toyota Center and throws down the poster on Dwight Howard: *** Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
The Oklahoma City Thunder five-man lineup of Reggie Jackson, Thabo Sefolosha, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins has a +8.9 points per 100 possessions over 556 minutes this season.
This lineup struggled badly during last season's playoffs following the injury to Russell Westbrook with a -31.4 per 100 possessions in 10 games.
Jackson takes less risks on defense than...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we are always fans of showing off NBA players dogs and only a few moments ago, Thunder star Russell Westbrook decided to show off his husky puppy.
The below Instagram shows a couple of dog training moves that Russell performs with the dog and well, clearly if a dog can shake your hand, it’s well-trained:
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Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant had a monster game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. Durant put up 28 shots, collecting 54 points, four rebounds and six assists. It was his third straight game with at least 36 points and that has some people in OKC already thinking about a Most Valuable Player award.
Durant says it is still too soon to talk about postseason...
James Harden reminds his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Serge Ibaka that he is not only a shooter, but he can also dunk. And dunk over big men. Hard.
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Kevin Durant scored 36 points and Reggie Jackson added 23 to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-92 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
The Thunder used a big third quarter to erase a 12-point deficit and tie the score entering the fourth. The teams stayed within a basket after that until Jackson scored five points in a 7-0 run which gave the Thunder a 97-89 lead...
Kevin Durant was incredible in Friday night’s Golden State Warriors-Oklahoma City Thunder matchup. KD scored a career-high 54 points on a 67.9 field-goal percentage to lead the Thunder to the 127-121 win. Durant’s performance had social media abuzz. Durant torched the Warriors so bad that the team’s official Twitter account cast an All-Star vote for him. After a performance...
Last night, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant dropped 54 points against the Golden State Warriors and appears that one member of LeBron James family was impressed.
Check out the below tweet from Joseph Goodman of Miami Herald where he reveals that one of LeBron family members told him that he sucked in comparison:
LeBron on Durant's 54: “As soon as I looked at my phone...
This Reggie Jackson steal that led to a giant windmill dunk sealed the deal for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 104-92 win over the Houston Rockets.
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In a game of clutch shooters and scorers, the Thunder came out on top of a contending Golden State Warriors team. Kevin Durant exploded for a career-high 54 points. He also added four rebounds, six assists, two steals and one block. Durant went 19/28 and 5/9 three-point shooting. Stephen Curry scored a team-high 37 points with 11 assists for the Warriors.
Kevin Durant broke his...
While the Houston Rockets were busy scoring just 19 second half points Thursday night against the Thunder, Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson was having himself quite a game.
Jackson finished the 104-92 OKC win with this windmill dunk to give him 23 points on the night on 11-19 shooting. Watch:
OKC needs more games like this from Jackson to hold...
In a tale of two halves, the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from 14 down at intermission to win at Houston 104-92 on Thursday night.
The bigger story of the game, however, is not the Thunder’s comeback, but the fact that the Rockets could muster only 19 second half points. Yes. 19.
Oklahoma City overcame poor perimeter shooting to hit timely shots throughout the second half to...
This is why you love this team.
This is why, no matter what, you never stop watching.
For one night, everything you adore and perhaps even despise about the Oklahoma City Thunder was on display, summed up in 48 heart-pounding, hair-pulling minutes Thursday, a night filled with as much fun as frustration and one that ended every bit as invigorating as it was inexplicable.
Serge Ibaka gives Dwight Howard the finger wag in Houston after rejecting his shot during the third quarter Thursday night: The post Serge Ibaka Gives Dwight Howard Mutombo Finger Wag After Rejecting His Shot (GIF) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.