Found May 19, 2012 on
Although the Los Angeles Lakers won game 3 99-96 Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant had the play of the night. Late in the 2nd quarter Kendrick Perkins set a pick for Durant and the three point line and Durant did the rest. Durant drove the middle of the lane and threw and dunk down on the Lakers Jordan Hill. Durant threw down a monster dunk with his right hand . In game 1 Durant threw down a monster dunk with his left hand. Also in last night’s game there was a shoving match among players and of course the Lakers Metta World Peace was right in the middle of it. Off a Thunder miss Russell Westbrook went on the ground to get the loose ball and World Peace was trying to tie Westbrook up for the jump ball. For whatever reason Westbrook did not like this and just kind of spazzed out. World Peace really didn’t do much of anything. Problem is most of the time World Peace is in the middle of something it is his fault. Both Westbrook and World Peace received techni...

Durant hits game winning three against the Lakers

Kevin Durant is making clutch shot after clutch shot in these 2012 playoffs. Last night was no different as Durant’s last second three gave the Thunder the win. Durant is making his case that he is the best player NBA . With the game tied at 98 Durant intercepted a bad pass from Pau Gasol. Then it was time for Durant to do his thing on the offensive end. Durant...

Metta World Peace, Russell Westbrook Get Into Scuffle During Game 3 of Lakers-Thunder Playoff Series (Video)

Metta World Peace is at it again. The Lakers forward got into a brief scuffle with another Thunder player during Friday night's Game 3, even if this incident wasn't quite as brutal as the elbow he delivered to James Harden a few weeks ago. World Peace and Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook both chased after a loose ball during the second quarter of Friday's game. The...

Russell Westbrook wears paint-splattered graffiti shirt with red pants (Pictures)

It would appear that the longer the Thunder stick around in the playoffs, the more ridiculous outfits we are going to see from Russell Westbrook. He has already made the Steve Urkel glasses a wardrobe mainstay, but Westbrook is obviously aiming to outdo himself with crazy shirts and now fruity pants. After the Thunder won Game 1, Westbrook took the podium wearing this masterpiece...


Band for Barrs: Russell Westbrook remembers his friend, teammate and brother every time he takes the court. Lightening quick RUSSELL WESTBROOK plays basketball with such fierce abandon and determination that it often looks like the former UCLA star has something to prove although he’s already proven himself in the NBA. But one need only look to Westbrook’s wrist to determine...

Metta World Peace knees Russell Westbrook (Video)

Last night, the Los Angeles Lakers stayed alive in their series with the Oklahoma City Thunder by winning game three by the score of 99-96 as the series shifted to the City of Angels. In the second quarter of the game, Lakers forward Metta World Peace had another incident with a Thunder player as he attempted to get a loose ball from OKC guard Russell Westbrook. Keep a...

Westbrook, World Peace tangled in scrum

The Western Conference semifinals matchup between the Lakers and Oklahoma City traveled to Los Angeles for Game 3 and of course it wouldn’t be a game at the Staples Center without Metta World Peace getting physical. To be fair, Russell Westbrook overreacted or if you prefer to use the words “spazzed out” over the incident. Both were [...]

Sunday Morning Links, Featuring Kevin Durant

Youtube: Whether he and his Thunder (how stupid did that sound?  No more singular team names, please) trail by one, two, or three (or even if the game is tied, as it was in this case) Kevin Durant’s preferred method of being an icy-cold motherf@cker is the three-point shot.  Mysteriously, Ron Artest failed to stay within arm’s length.  Durant didn’t really even have to...

Kevin Durant drops a hammer on the Los Angeles Lakers. Thunder win 103-100

LOS ANGELES –The Lakers bench players either shook their heads in disbelief, let their jaws drop or tried to bury themselves in the palms on their hands as the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant drained a fatal 3-point blow to seal Game 4. To read this feature and watch post-game footage, please click the link below.

Kobe Bryant’s free throws soak the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-96

LOS ANGELES –From the opening ticks the Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder put on a dramatic show. The Lakers went up early, the Thunder fought back. The Thunder’s Russell Westbrook went to the ground for a loose ball and gets testy with Ron Artest/Metta World Peace after he throws down an incidental knee on a prone Westbrook. To read this story and watch a post-game press...

Lakers fight back to overtake Thunder

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers had the fight to the finish Friday night in Game 3 of their NBA playoff series against Oklahoma City that they lacked in Game 2. The Lakers rallied from a five-point deficit in the final minutes and earned a 99-96 victory over the Thunder, avoiding the deadly 3-0 series deficit. Kobe Bryant scored 36 points, hitting all 18 of his free throw...

Lakers 99, Thunder 96

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers had the fight to the finish Friday night in Game 3 of their NBA playoff series against Oklahoma City that they lacked in Game 2. The Lakers rallied from a five-point deficit in the final minutes and earned a 99-96 victory over the Thunder, avoiding the so-far-always deadly 3-0 series deficit. Kobe Bryant scored 36 points, hitting all 18...

Thunder shows its determination

The Thunder could have looked at Saturday's 13-point deficit with eight minutes left and mentally checked out. A loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 wouldn't have been the end of the world. After all, Oklahoma City would have headed home with the series tied 2-2 knowing that it could advance without having to win a game at Staples Center. But the Thunder didn't...

OKC depth important weapon against Lakers

The stars are going to be stars in the Thunder-Lakers series. Oklahoma City fields All-Stars in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, while Los Angeles suits up Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum. The difference in the Western Conference semifinals could end up being the ancillary pieces. The rotation for Thunder coach Scott Brooks is legitimately 10 deep and he doesn't mind...

Kobe, Lakers pointing fingers facing elimination

Two of the Lakers' three losses in their Western Conference Semifinals series against the Thunder have come down to key turnovers at inopportune times. The latest was an interesting cross-court pass from Pau Gasol that Kevin Durant intercepted, setting up his go-ahead 3-pointer that proved to be the difference in teh fourth quarter. Gasol, a typically skilled passer, made that...
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