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When Thabo Sefolosha nailed a back-breaking 3-pointer with just over a minute remaining Wednesday night to give Oklahoma City a four-point edge on Houston, the main question was the usual: Why was no one guarding that guy?
The Rockets have a pretty good answer.
Chandler Parsons was doing his best to get out on Sefolosha, but just one thing was impeding his progress — the mighty arm of the 6-foot-10, 270-pound Kendrick Perkins.
Perkins clearly grabbed hold of Parsons’ arm with two hands and held him as Sefolosha lined up and popped the shot. The Thunder now lead the series 2-0.
Alas, referees sometimes miss calls, even huge ones like this. Check it out in the video below.
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In the world of professional sports, the Oklahoma City Thunder are still a relatively young franchise (if you forget about all of that Seattle stuff).
And in the sports world, it takes a little time to establish your traditions, your logo, your colors, your mascot.
How about a fight song? We aren't sure if they have a fight song yet.
But, fear not, because one big Thunder...
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
General manager Sam Presti said Friday that the Thunder had not yet scheduled Westbrook's surgery and would not have an accurate timeline for his return until after the procedure was done.
The three-time All-Star was hurt in Game 2 of the...
Over the years, NBA players have come up with some pretty interesting celebration and it appears that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook decided to bust out the six-shooters against the Houston Rockets.
Watch as Russell drops his fake guns into the holster and drops a noticeable “boom noise” for those lip-readers out there:
Westbrook celebrates shot with gun...
Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery for a right meniscus tear
The prohibited favorite, Oklahoma City Thunder, may have just had their season wrecked. Sensational guard, Russell Westbrook will undergo surgery after tearing his meniscus in his right knee. There has been no timetable as of yet, but details are sure to come out over the next few days.
Westbrook injured his...
The Thunder's hopes of returning to the NBA Finals and perhaps besting the Heat in this year's championship round took a major hit Friday. Before tonight's Game Three, it was reported that Russell Westbrook has torn the meniscus in his right knee and will undergo surgery to repair it. The injury could cause him to miss the remainder of the postseason. No timetable has...
Unfortunately for both Russell Westbrook and the Thunder as a whole, he been diagnosed as a torn meniscus. He will be undergoing surgery and there is no timetable set for his return.
Flags are apparently a big deal these days with the youth. Check out these two adorable young Thunder fans who had an unfortunate incident occur when their Oklahoma City Thunder flag apparently fell off their car. The young lady on the right especially took it to heart as those aren’t crocodile tears if you ask me. It must have been a very special flag, huh?
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 105-102 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 series lead.
Durant hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:28 to play, and the Thunder didn't relinquish the lead after that. Durant missed a free throw with...
The Oklahoma City Thunder prevailed in a thriller Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the first round of NBA Playoffs basketball. Post-game OKC Thunder superstar Kevin Durant addressed the media wearing a ritzy $1,010 Balmain Frayed Seamed Short Sleeve Hoodie. Are short-sleeve hoodie’s the new trend, I’m constantly seeing them in various brands latest collections...
Marc Gasol is reportedly set to win the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award – something OKC’s Kendrick Perkins doesn’t agree with. While he meant no disrespect to the Grizzlies center, Perkins thinks his teammate and the league’s leading shot blocker for the second straight season, Serge Ibaka, was more deserving of the honor, citing politics as the reason the 2012...
Houston Rockets/Oklahoma City Thunder: Game 2
- I think even if this game is a blowout tonight, I’ll stick with it. It’s just so much more appealing to me than Hawks/Pacers.
- Chandler Parsons is not a name I thought I would have heard much after his college days, but he’s found a solid role with this Rockets team. Athletic white guys that can jump are fun to...