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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 23 points, Russell Westbrook added 19 and the Oklahoma City cruised to a 110-87 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Kevin Martin had 15 points for Oklahoma City, which improved to 25-8 at home. The Thunder led 29-19 after one quarter and 50-28 at halftime.
Gordon Hayward scored 20 points to lead Utah, and Enes Kanter had 12. The Jazz lost for the eighth time in 10 games, but remained one-half game behind the Los Angeles Lakers for eighth place in the West.
Durant struggled early, recording more turnovers (6) than points (5) through the first 22 minutes. The NBA's leading scorer didn't convert until 3.8 seconds left in the first quarter and finished the half with eight points.
Durant found his rhythm in the third quarter, scoring nine of Oklahoma City's first 11 points and 15 overall to push the Thunder's lead to 32.
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Russell Westbrook has been known to act erratically from time to time with reporters and teammates. There was the on-court incident with Thabo Sefolosha followed by the bench outbreak and subsequent exit to the locker room. That was followed up with the Craig Sager “If that’s what you say, bruh” interview, and most recently the “Ya’ll n—-s trippin’” conclusion...
During the Oklahoma City Thunder’s showdown against the in-state rival San Antonio Spurs, point guard Russell Westbrook made an ill-conceived attempt to draw a shooting foul by hoisting up a shot just inside the half-court line. As the Clark Griswold once said when imparting some sage advice onto his son, “Nothing to be proud of, Russ.”
With the game late in the 3rd quarter...
OKLAHOMA CITY It was nice to see Ronnie Brewer get some minutes on Wednesday night.
Pretty sure he was thinking the same thing. Pretty sure he's also wondering if he'll ever play when it matters.
Acquired right before the trade deadline last month, Brewer came to the Thunder from New York where he had fallen out of the rotation. In Oklahoma City, he's never been part...
Ever since the inception of the shooting foul, NBA players have done their best to earn some extra points while trying to get called for one regardless of where they are on the court.During Monday night's Oklahoma City Thunder/San Antonio Spurs affair, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook attempted to draw a shooting foul on Spurs guard Gary Neal.Watch as Russell hoists a shot from...
This can’t be fun. Serge Ibaka is sporting an extremely swollen black eye after colliding with Tim Duncan’s knee brace during Monday’s game against the Spurs.
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In one of the less traditional three point attempts, Russ Westbrook showed that he will pretty do much whatever he wants on the court, whenever he wants. Check out the below video of Russ launching a shot from just inside of half-court, with 18 seconds left on the shot clock and 2:30 left in the 3rd. We understand what Russ was thinking, draw a quick three free throws, but unless...
Russell Westbrook is generally not one of those players who has a problem with shot selection. But All-Star status or not, no one is going to back his decision to fling up a half-court shot in Monday night’s game against the Spurs.
That’s because Westbrook decided to take the ill-fated attempt with 2:29 remaining in the third quarter. He was not beating any buzzers but rather...
The San Antonio Spurs are currently 1 1/2 games ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder for first place in the Western Conference, thanks in part to Monday's night big win at home.
Spurs players and head coach Gregg Popovich have said finishing first in the West doesn't matter as much as being healthy and playing your best basketball heading in to the playoffs. ...
Lebron James may be the greatest thing since the Red Zone Channel but he is not alone in the debate of greatest major professional sports player on the planet. Because Sidney Crosby plays hockey and the networks cover it as often as Kate Upton does her boobs he doesn’t get the love he deserves. I’m going to break it down and see if Lebron is indeed in a galaxy of his own or if...
Great game for the Thunder. Not so much for the Jazz. I’m amazed at how many fans hate their team’s coach. Makes you feel a bit more grateful when you have a good one. There were a few ref complaints but they didn’t blame the loss on them. There were a lot more complaints about [...]
After Monday night’s disappointing loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Oklahoma City Thunder looked to bounce against the Utah Jazz in Chesapeake Arena. Coming into the game, the Jazz trailed the Lakers by a half game for the West’s eighth and final playoff spot, giving plenty of incentive to the men out of Salt [...]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Despite the disparity in their records, the Oklahoma City Thunder weren't taking the struggling Orlando Magic lightly.
Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 to help the Thunder keep up their dominant play at home with a 117-104 victory over the Magic on Friday night.
Oklahoma City led by 27 in the second quarter and 22 in the third...
Kevin Durant finished with 26 points against the defensive duo of San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard and Stephen Jackson. The lanky swingmen consistently hounded the NBA's defending three-time scoring champion, forcing him into the least efficient areas of the court -- particularly in spots where Tim Duncan and Tiago Splitter could alter the 6-foot-9 forward's shot.
Thunder (47-17, 28-4 home) at Utah Jazz (33-31, 10-23 away) AT Where: The ‘Peake When: 7:00 pm TV: FS Oklahoma (679 Directv, 37 Cox, 754 AT&T U-Verse, 416 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: OKC favored by 5.5. O/U – 199 Projected Lineups: Thunder Jazz PG: Russell Westbrook Jamal [...]
Thunder (48-17, 29-4 home) vs Orlando Magic (18-47, 8-22 away) VS Where: The ‘Peake When: 7:00 pm TV: FS Oklahoma (679 Directv, 37 Cox, 754 AT&T U-Verse, 416 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: OKC favored by 16.5 . O/U – 207 Projected Lineups: Thunder Magic PG: Russell Westbrook [...]