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Oklahoma City Thunder’s star point guard Russell Westbrook receives quite amount of flack for being a scoring pont versus being a true point. While his critics will continue to bash him, his ability to score is what drives the Thunder’s success, well, right along with Kevin Durant’s AWESOMENESS! The good folks over at Inside [...]
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During a recent interview, Kevin Durant stated that one should look to "guys like the Kobe Bryants and the LeBrons and the DWades" for examples of true NBA superstars.
Game 3 of the NBA Finals was a potentially huge game for the young Oklahoma City Thunder squad, a game in which they could take the upper hand in what has been a tightly fought series. Much was expected of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the young Thunder in their first road test of the NBA Finals. How did they respond? Durant got into foul trouble and Westbrook...
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Did you happen to see one of the final inbounds plays during Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat? It seems that there was a little miscommunication on Russell Westbrook’s behalf. Let’s go back and look at the huddle just prior to the play.
Hey Russell, maybe next time you should pay attention to the clip board...
MIAMI When Russell Westbrook stalked off the court midway through the third quarter and arrived at the end of the bench, he punched the seat cushion he was about to sit on, an act that served as more than an expression of frustration.
It also served as confirmation that once again Westbrook is what's killing the Thunder.
Just kidding well, sort of.
Because for Westbrook...
The Oklahoma City Thunder practically stormed through the playoffs on the way to their first NBA Finals appearance since moving to Oklahoma. And no one is more responsible for the Thunder’s magical run than Kevin Durant. Durant has been otherworldly with his ability to score points in bunches and hit shots from just about anywhere on the floor. He is averaging 28. 3 points-per...
Remember 48 hours ago when Scott Brooks and the Oklahoma City Thunder were determined not to change Russell Westbrook's hyper-aggressive playing style?
No worries. Scott Brooks doesn't remember either.
Sunday night, with the Thunder up six points midway through the third quarter and flirting with taking control of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Scott Brooks decided to temper...
Maybe this is exactly what needed to happen to make this fad die. Adidas has created cartoon versions of OKC Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook complete with matching “personality frames” and snapbacks. Ironically enough, both of these guys are signed to Nike. Guess Adidas scooped them on this one. source
Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Miami finishes like a champ, OKC doesn't
When you're fighting a team that can match all your physical tools and even win a few of the matchups against you, you need to come up with some other way to win. Usually, that "other" way is to capitalize on the other...
Although the Oklahoma City Thunder lost game three of the 2012 NBA Finals to the Miami Heat, they can take solace that star Kevin Durant had yet another great game with 25 points.
In the fourth quarter after a steal by teammate James Harden, Durant threw down a nasty two-handed jam off an alley-oop pass:
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel asked Mike Tyson perform another song in honor of Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant for Thursday night's show, which aired after Game 2 of the NBA Finals entitled.
The song Tyson sang was called "Dr. Shootgood", which is a take on the classic Motley Crue song "Dr. Feelgood".
Tuesday night's show, which...
Mike Tyson's music video for Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant played on Jimmy Kimmel Live:
Game 3 of the NBA finals are upon us and there are five key things that will certainly determine the outcome of this one.
They have nothing to do with LeBron James or Kevin Durant as they will as expected give the audience their heart and soul.
Let’s look at the true difference makers.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder looked like they were on their way to an NBA Championship, after defeating the last three teams from the Western Conference to win the Association’s Title, on their way to the NBA Finals. The Thunder swept the Dallas Mavericks, knocked off the Los Angeles Lakers by a 4-1 margin and then came back to win four straight after dropping the first two games...