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Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says he hopes to meet with team chairman Clay Bennett and general manager Sam Presti in ''the next couple of days'' to discuss a new contract.
Brooks pointed out Saturday that no one has had down time since training camp started in early December, following the lockout that condensed the season.
Brooks' deal is set to expire at the end of the month, and time has run out quickly with the Thunder making it all the way to the NBA Finals before losing to the Miami Heat in five games.
Under Brooks, the Thunder have improved every season. They won 23 games their first season in Oklahoma City, lost in the first round of the playoffs the next year and then were defeated in the Western Conference finals.
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Now that the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in the NBA Finals and the season is over, we have to send you off with one last look at what Russell Westbrook was wearing to his postgame press conference.
Westbrook showed up to his final presser of the season wearing a jean vest that was cut off at the sleeves, and a pair of glasses. I guess he hopped on his Harley and rode off into the...
They came up short in the NBA Finals, but the success of the Oklahoma City Thunder is just starting -- that is, if they can re-sign restricted free agents James Harden and Serge Ibaka. Harden and Ibaka were two keys to Oklahoma City's run to the NBA Finals this past season, but they are now both free agents. As restricted free agents, Oklahoma City has the chance to keep them...
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...
The OKC Thunder knew they were losing in Game 5, but that didn’t mean they were going down without tact and class as head coach Scott Brooks reiterated in the team huddle in the 4th quarter. Win like a champion, lose like a champion.
One thing that you can't say about fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder is that they don't support their team when they lose.
Check out this video of a rally held in Oklahoma City on Friday in honor of the team where thousands showed up to greet Kevin Durant and the rest of the squad as they arrived back in OKC:
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James Harden plans to sign a multi-year extension with the Thunder.
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...
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;">After the Oklahoma City Thunder lost game five of
the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat Kevin Durant poured out his emotions in the
arms of his mother.
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MIAMI-The transference of pain is the best phrase to recap Game 5 of the NBA Finals. As he tugged on his jersey in sheer bliss, stared at a championship trophy like it was the Holy Grail and worked his way through the crowd screaming for his fiancé, LeBron James had just let go of his. Meanwhile in the belly of the American Airlines Arena Kevin Durant held onto his mother and cried...
Before we look ahead, lets take one last look back at the 2012 NBA finals.
As Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook solemnly worked their way through the milling bodies and flittering confetti, Dwyane Wade pulled them each aside. "Hopefully, we'll see y'all here next year again," Wade told them, as he recounted after the game. A highly anticipated NBA Finals matchup between two of the league's brightest stars ended with LeBron James and...
Let's just get this out of the way before the NBA offseason gets any further along:
Phil Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy's name will be floated about with any present and future head coaching vacancies until they officially sign on the dotted line.
No one knows this more lately than the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Since losing to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals and in full force over...