Found March 07, 2013 on
Fox Sports Southwest:
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 1:38 left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out a 95-94 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.
Russell Westbrook struggled over the final three quarters but finished with 21 points, six rebounds and five assists in the Thunder's first trip to New York since Dec. 22, 2010. Durant also had eight boards and six assists.
Oklahoma City posted its third straight win, fighting off a spirited effort by a Knicks team missing Carmelo Anthony. The All-Star forward missed his second straight game with what the Knicks said is a stiff and sore right knee.
J.R. Smith scored a season-high 36 points for New York, but missed a turnaround jumper that would have won it as time ran out.
Neither team led by more than two points over the final 10 minutes. Durant scored 12 in the final period while Westbrook was shut out, hitting a pair from the line with 1:38 to play that made it 95-94.
BEST OF MAXIM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 19 points and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 116-94 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.
Derek Fisher and Thabo Sefolosha both had 13 points for the Thunder, who blew open a close game with 19-0 run to start the second quarter. Serge Ibaka scored 12 points, and Russell Westbrook and...
Between the third and fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers, Heath Kufahl hit the biggest shot of his life.
Kufahl, the volleyball and boys basketball coach at Christian Heritage Academy in Del City, Okla., nailed a half-court shot to win a much needed $20,000.
While it is always fun to see somebody hit a half...
Renaldo Balkman spent six seasons in the NBA with the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets, playing only around 14 minutes per game and averaging 3.0 points and 1.9 rebounds. To this point, his professional career has been very forgettable. The meltdown he had on Thursday while playing in a Philippine Basketball Association game will likely be remembered forever. According to GMA News...
Generally speaking, the New York Knicks frown upon the idea of congratulating themselves for keeping things competitive, and they're hardly the type to exult in a valiant effort following a tough loss. Nor should they be, as a team with noble -- if far-fetched -- aspirations for the franchise's first NBA title in three decades.
But in the case of Thursday night's 95...
Oversized novelty checks are always a good time.
Pictured above is Oklahoma City Thunder fan Heath Kufahl, just moments after he nailed a half court shot between the third and fourth quarter of Tuesday’s Thunder-Lakers game. For his Herculean efforts, Kufahl, the volleyball and boys basketball coach at Christian Heritage Academy in Oklahoma, won himself a cool $20,000, and the...
I think the best part of this freak out may be the fact that Renaldo Balkman was actually cut from the Knicks last year to make room for the now seemingly tame J.R. Smith. It should also be noticed that at 6′ 8″, Balkman looks like a giant among men on the court. It is about time we caught up on what Renaldo has been up to… The video below features Renaldo Balkman playing in...
Carmelo Anthony will be a game-time decision for Wednesday night’s game against the Pistons as he missed shootaround to tend to his right knee that has fluid built up causing soreness.
According to the NY Post:
Anthony did not attend the shootaround and was at the team hotel receiving treatment for what the Knicks are calling a stiff and sore right knee. Woodson said Wednesday...
Where is Manny Pacquiao when you need him?
This video provided by Los That Sports Blog, shows Balkman a former 1st round NBA draft pick, that was a bust and ended up overseas losing it during a game.
He is pushing teammates, refs, yelling at coaches and finally pulls a Spreewell.
Current Standings - New York: 36-21, 3rd in the Eastern Conference (7.5 behind the Miami Heat), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by 3.5 games) Detroit: 23-39, 11th in the Eastern Conference (23.0 games behind the Miami Heat), 4th in the Central Division (16.0 games behind the Indiana Pacers, 9.0 games behind the current 8th seed, Milwaukee Bucks)