Found June 22, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
The thunder's stay in South Florida extends through the weekend: That's what hard-hitting heavyweight Tony Grano hopes when he faces veteran DaVarryl Williamson at the Seminole Hard Rock on Saturday, two days after the Miami Heat eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals. Grano (19-2-1, 15 KOs) achieved personal highs in the beginning of the year, both professionally and personally. Exactly two weeks after a 3rd round stoppage of the fan-friendly Brian Minto in late January, Grano welcomed the birth of his daughter, Mya. The man whose nickname is "TNT" believes he is in the best chapter of his life in every aspect. His story isn't without minor setbacks, though. He was scheduled to take on then-NABF titlist Johnathon Banks, but Banks broke the commitment to face the No. 1 contender in favor of other plans. "He was trying to be slick and get a fight with Seth Mitchell," Grano told TQBR this week. "I believe he was taking it becau...

Russell Westbrook wore a jean vest to presser

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Durant consoled by family after Finals loss

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Kevin Durant Sued by Guitarist Over 'Durantula' Nickname

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Kevin Durant Cries During Emotional Postgame Moment With Mother Following NBA Finals Loss (Video)

Kevin Durant left it all on the court in the NBA Finals, tears very much included. Durant was understanably upset following Thursday's loss to Miami, which ended the Thunder's season and gave the NBA title to the Heat. The superstar's emotion was most evident during a postgame moment in the tunnel following the loss. Durant could be seen crying as he embraced his mother...

Haslem gives Spoelstra a Gatorade bath

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Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson is frustrated with the Oklahoma City Thunder (video)

This just in, some people in Cleveland, Ohio still have a hatred for Miami Heat star Lebron James.Sadly, most fans don’t have a pulpit to speak their mind about the former Cavaliers star winning a title for the folks in Miami but back on Thursday night, one local news forecaster decided to let his anger out.WEWS meteorologist Mark Johnson was doing his nightly forecast and the...

Westbrook learning like LeBron did

LeBron James was talkative and at ease on the afternoon before his first attempt at a final leap into NBA history. The Miami Heat can close out the Oklahoma City Thunder and the 2012 season tonight at AmericanAirlines Arena, and James didn't merely seem confident that he was about to win his first title. He looked like a man seasoned by his failures, as though he had walked through...

Kevin Durant throws down nasty dunk over Udonis Haslem (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant decided to show off his leaping ability late in the first quarter of game five of the 2012 NBA Finals. Check out this slam dunk from KD as he drives baseline and throws it down over Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem:

#ThrowbackThursday: Kevin Durant vs LeBron James

This week's #ThrowbackThursday moment is inspired by tonight's possible closeout game between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. We're going to take it back....all the way back to last summer when NBA players were locked out and hooping
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