Found March 07, 2014 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- Judging by the loud pregame cheers when Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant was announced Thursday night, many of the fans inside US Airways Center were there to see the MVP contender work his magic. Instead, they got the Gerald Green show. Green erupted in the second half to finish with a career-high 41 points and lead the Suns to a comeback win over the Western Conference's best team, 128-122. "I just felt like everything I shot was going to go in," Green said. "Every look I got was a pretty good look." Not quite everything went in for Green in a scorching third quarter, but his 7-of-11 shooting was good enough for 25 points, most of which came on six 3-pointers. "Is that all?" Suns coach Jeff Hornacek joked of Green's third quarter total. "When you're feeling it like that I think you just want the ball anywhere in your vicinity and you'll grab it and shoot it." Green eclipsed his previous career high of 36 ...

Gerald Green having a career year for the Suns

The Phoenix Suns are having a surprising season. The Suns (36-25) are right there in the playoff mix. They are currently the 7th seed in the tough Western Conference. The Suns pulled off a major win Thursday night, by coming from behind, and beating the top team in the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder. He scored 25 of his career-high 41 points in the third quarter and the Suns erased...

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant seeks his first MVP award in a contentious race

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant seeks his first MVP award in a contentious raceThis years MVP race is one of the most contentious we’ve seen in years, and it only involves two players. As it stands now, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder is the favorite to win the award this season, which would be his first time winning. Trailing closely behind him is last years MVP...

Green's 41 power comeback win over Thunder

PHOENIX -- Gerald Green scored 25 of his career-high 41 points in the third quarter and the Phoenix Suns erased a 16-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-122 on Thursday night. Markieff Morris added 24 points, including two free throws with 24.4 seconds to play. Goran Dragic scored 22, including six of the Suns' final 12 points after Oklahoma City led 118-116....

Kevin Durant meets Muhammad Ali in Arizona (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant had the opportunity to visit boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Thursday.Durant was in Arizona to play a game in Phoenix, and Ali lives in Scottsdale. ESPN later reported that Ali would attend Thursday night's Thunder-Suns game, so it's safe to say the meeting went well.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on...

Gerald Green’s career high 41 points leads Suns over Thunder

PHOENIX– Gerald Green had a career night in what could be the signature win of the Phoenix Suns’ surprising season. Green scored 41 points, including 8 three pointers and 25 points in the third quarter as the Suns rallied to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-122. The Suns erased a 16-point deficit in the third […]

WATCH: Gerald Green burns Thunder for career-high 41 points

Tweet Phoenix Suns wingman Gerald Green is having a career year, and Thursday it all came together as he poured in 41 points against the Thunder, including eight three pointers. Watch: It seemed as if Green couldn’t miss, no matter where or how he took a shot. Green has come a long way from being known as just a highlight-reel dunker to now being a productive NBA player...

Kevin Durant poses with Muhammad Ali in Instagram photo

Former boxer Muhammad Ali is considered one of the greatest athletes of all time, and still to this day people consider it a great honor to meet the boxer in person. Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant posted an Instagram photo of him with the famous boxer. The photo features quite a star-studded combo, one of the greatest boxers of all time with one of the best basketball...

WATCH: Lil B releases Kevin Durant diss track

And when I say epic I mean it in the worse way possible. Having a bad day? Need a good laugh? Click Play. Lil B obviously did this for the attention…and it worked. I’m writing about it. With that said, he needs to have several seats.

Stop The Hype – Durant Is The MVP

 Getty Images William Gonzalez Oklahoma City Thunder Writer Through the first three months of the season Kevin Durant has dominated the NBA. Now all of a sudden Lebron has a few good games and he is considered a lock to win the MVP award again. Why? Durant’s numbers haven’t slipped as he is averaging 35 points over his last 5 games. Lebron has averaged 37 over his last 8 games...

Suns Beat Thunder in Shootout

NBA WRITER WILLIAM GONZALEZ Gerald Green scored a career high 41 points out dueling the dynamic duo of Westbrook and Durant to beat the Thunder 128 – 122. He put up an incredible 25 points in the third quarter as the Suns erased a 16 point deficit. Green also had a career best 8 three pointers. Green has been revitalized in Phoenix which has been his seventh team in seven seasons...

Gerald Green Drops 41 As Thunder D Churns Out Another Shameful Performance

I usually go into quarter-by-quarter recaps, but I can’t do it here. I’ll end up stewing yet again. Gerald Green’s 41-points on the Thunder marks a career-high. The Thunder defense in the last 15 minutes of the game made me absolutely sick. It’s easy to watch Gerald Green drop 41 points when standing around and watching is exactly what you’re doing. Hell, Green had 25...

Muhammad Ali and Kevin Durant Take A Picture

One poised with the talent to be one of the greatest and one that already is. Muhammad Ali is in attendance at tonight’s Suns/Thunder game and prior to it Kevin Durant got to meet the legend and posted this picture on Instagram. H/T: FTW

Durant's defensive versatility an added bonus

Here’s a brief list of some of Kevin Durant’s defensive assignments during the Thunder’s recent six-game homestand: •Blake Griffin, the Clippers’ hyper-athletic nightmare of a power forward. •LeBron James, the Heat’s do-everything small forward. •Kyrie Irving, the Cavaliers’ lightning quick 6-foot point guard. •And Marc Gasol, the Grizzlies’ behemoth 7-foot...

Skidding Suns must deal with Durant and Westbrook

Russell Westbrook certainly appears to be all the way back from his knee injury, and he's got the Oklahoma City Thunder rolling along with him. After yet another superlative performance, Westbrook looks to help the visiting Thunder to a fourth consecutive victory overall and 12th in a row over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. The Thunder (46-15) dropped their first three contests...

Kevin Durant hangs out with Mark Wahlberg on movie set

We all know that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is tied to the movies after doing, “Thunderstruck” and it appears that he is rubbing shoulder with one notable actor/director. Mark Wahlberg who is starring in the upcoming movie, “The Gambler” invited KD to the set while the Thunder are in Los Angeles to face the Lakers: KD, director? *** Durant image courtesy of Getty Images
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