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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 30 points, Russell Westbrook returned from a cut above his eye to finish with 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 114-96 on Monday night.
Oklahoma City extended its home-court winning streak to 12 games - longest in the NBA - and won on New Year's Eve for the fifth straight year since the franchise moved from Seattle. The Thunder closed 2012 by winning 15 of its last 17 games.
Luis Scola scored 24 points to lead Phoenix, which dropped its sixth straight game and fell to the Thunder for the seventh straight time. The Suns haven't beaten Oklahoma City since December 19, 2010.
Westbrook left the game late in the first half with a cut over his right eye that required stitches. In his absence, the Thunder started the second half with Reggie Jackson at point guard and went on a 12-0 run to seize control. Oklahoma City never trailed again, although Phoenix pulled within two point...
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Kevin Durant earned his first career ejection by going off on referee Danny Crawford at the end of a frustrating loss.
The Oklahoma City Thunder got beat at home by the Brooklyn Nets 110-93. The Nets led by 16 at the half, but the Thunder came back in the second half and only trailed by two with under seven minutes left. That’s when the Nets began receiving calls and making all...
Fans at Chesapeake Energy Arena suffered a bit of a scare on New Year's Eve.Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had to receive eight stitches above his right eye during the Thunder's 114-96 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. The mishap occurred right before the half when Westbrook took an inadvertent elbow to the right eye while trying to grab a rebound. The bloodied...
A bloody face and stitches wasn't enough to keep Russell Westbrook out of action last night. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard took an elbow to the face and was bleeding all over the sideline. However, he was able to get stitches in the locker room and come back to the game. The Thunder went on to beat the Phoenix Suns 114-96 and Westbrook finished with 24 points and nine...
During the Christmas day telecast of the Oklahoma City Thunder/Miami Heat game, you might have seen this commercial starring Kevin Durant in undersized pajamas.It's an advertisement for Sprint and features a family waking up on holiday morning to find out that dad turned into Kevin Durant overnight: To note, I'm pretty sure you can find better uses for Kevin Durant outside...
It was a reunion in Texas. Showing that the friendship still remains even though the teams on the front of the jersey’s are different now, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Daequan Cook flicked it up following the Thunder’s victory over the Rockers 124-94. Stat lines for the night, Russell Westbrook finished with 28 points, eight [...]
HOUSTON -- With their top two scorers sufficiently equipped to thrive at an accelerated offensive pace, the Oklahoma City Thunder needed only to intensity their defensive effort to enjoy success Saturday night. Sparked by a decisive burst of defense, the Thunder blitzed the fast-paced but game-weary Houston Rockets 124-94 at Toyota Center. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook posted...
Kevin Durant scored 30 points, Russell Westbrook returned from a cut above his eye to finish with 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 114-96 on Monday night.
Oklahoma City extended its home-court winning streak to 12 games - longest in the NBA - and won on New Year's Eve for the fifth straight year since the franchise...
While most of us were ringing in the New Year, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook felt a different sort of ringing against the Suns.In the second quarter, Westbrook was backing down Sebastian Telfair and tried to score on a leaning shot.As he attempted to go after the ball, Westbrook got an elbow to the face from Suns forward Luis Scola and had to be taken to the locker...
OKLAHOMA CITY -- With players such as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder never has to worry about trying to manufacture buckets late in games. The Phoenix Suns are not able to say the same thing. In their 114-96 loss to the Thunder Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, the Suns couldn't find a go-to play to counter the duo of Westbrook and Durant when...
The Oklahoma City Thunder already have the league's best record. They could be even better if Russell Westbrook starts to consistently hit his shots.
Westbrook will try to help the Thunder extend the NBA's longest current home win streak to 12 games Monday night and hand the Phoenix Suns their sixth straight loss overall and ninth in a row on the road.
Oklahoma City (23...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored a season-high 33 points, Deron Williams added 19 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped Oklahoma City's 12-game home winning streak by beating the Thunder 110-93 Wednesday night in a game featuring the first ejection of Kevin Durant's career.
The Nets squandered a 23-point lead and allowed Oklahoma City to tie it at...
Jamaes Harden, Daequan Cook, and Cole Aldrich, who were traded to Houston in October, reunite with old pals, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Kendrick Perkins from their 2011-12 Thunder squad:
The Oklahoma City Thunder already have the league's best record.
They could be even better if Russell Westbrook starts to consistently hit his shots.
Westbrook will try to help the Thunder extend the NBA's longest current home win streak to 12 games Monday night and hand the Phoenix Suns a sixth straight loss overall and ninth in a row on the road.
Oklahoma City (23-6...