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That. Is. Awesome. Well played, Tri-City Herald of Kennewick, Wash. Nothing much more to add here. Except to say, sorry, Sonics fans. You guys got totally jacked. 2008 may seem like a long time ago to most of us, but to those folks up in Washington who lived and breathed and supported the Seattle SuperSonics [...]
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OKLAHOMA CITY—We said that they would do it in six and that is exactly what happened. The Thunder are the Western Conference champs and now have their feet kicked up awaiting the winner of the Eastern Conference finals.
To read this story and watch multiple videos from last night's victory please click the link below.
When Scott Brooks took over the Oklahoma City Thunder, his first task was trying to get the team to a point that it was even competitive in the fourth quarter.
A little more than three years later, opponents can't seem to put the Thunder away when it comes to crunch time.
In the blink of an eye after a 3-29 start a few seasons ago, Oklahoma City has gone from trying to avoid...
Reggie is close to the Championship, yet so far.Reggie Jackson is four wins away from becoming an NBA Champion. Oklahoma City will be heavy favorites against whichever team wins the East and they will also have home-court advantage. The former BC star will have a front-row seat for most of the action. His problem? He's not likely to get on the court. Jackson had a decent start...
It seemed for awhile that the San Antonio Spurs were going to force a game 7 last night, but a huge second half by the Oklahoma City Thunder eliminated all hope, and Tim Duncan thinks the opposing team got more than a little help from the officials in their 107-99 over the Spurs . “Down [...]
A 15-point halftime deficit couldn't stop Kevin Durant and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder of their championship dreams. And after a 107-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, the Thunder are now Western Conference Champions and will await the winner between Miami and Boston to battle in The Finals. The Spurs, who were facing elimination, got...
Just before the Oklahoma City Thunder were about to win game six of the Western Conference Finals and head to the NBA Finals, star Kevin Durant decided to hug his family who were sitting courtside.
It might be one of the most touching moments of the NBA playoffs so far:
"Bad has arrived and it's here to stay."
This phrase could be read on thousands of backs at every World Championship Wrestling event during the emergence of the nWo Wolfpac. It was on the back of every Wolfpac shirt WCW sold and the Oklahoma City Thunder should consider sticking it on the backs of the tees they leave on the seats before every home game. With...
San Antonio Spurs fans show their team pride in many ways. Whether it be decorating their front yards with Spurs paraphernalia, downtown skyscrapers adorned with Spurs signs or hotels along San Antonio's famed Riverwalk leaving room lights to spell out the team chant of "Go Spurs Go." Even some Spurs fans shaved their favorite player's face in their hair.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.
Russell Westbrook added 25 points for the Thunder, who trailed Game 6 of the Western Conference finals by 18 in the first half and...
5 years ago, Kevin Durant heard his name called at the NBA draft, number 2 overall to the Seattle Sonics. In the time that has passed, the baby faced, mama's boy, 6'9" forward has turned into a 3 time scoring champion. His team has become exemplary for other NBA teams that wish to build through the draft. Young, fast, athletic and talented, the Thunder look...
Could there have been a more perfect way for the darling Oklahoma City Thunder—an energetic bunch of youngsters who for years were described as “waiting their turn”—to make their first trip to the NBA Finals?
Since moving to Oklahoma City, the Thunder have simply climbed the Western Conference ladder step by step. After missing the playoffs in 2009, they lost to the eventual...
Not only were the San Antonio Spurs eliminated from the NBA playoffs Wednesday night after losing Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team also had to suffer the indignity of standing there and watching one of their own being shown up by a ref during an overly demonstrative, [...]