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No one really knows what to expect from Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose when he eventually returns after rehabbing his surgically repaired ACL. Rose could be out until February or beyond, meaning the Bulls will have to start the season the same way they ended their last one — without their best player. When he does eventually return, you have to wonder if Rose will be the same dominant force he was pre-injury. Kevin Durant doesn’t envision it being a problem. “I know he’s going to get back stronger and better,” Durant said Tuesday night according to The Oklahoman. “I’ve been praying for him, of course. And I’ve been watching the (workout) videos online, so I’m sure he’s going to have a really, really nice comeback here for the Bulls and be at full strength. “I think he’ll be better. With all that weight training he’s doing, strengthening his body and his core, he’s doing everything he needs to do.” Rose is only 24 years old and is the future of the Bulls, so the team would

Photos: Kevin Durant debuts new Nike sneakers

An athlete knows that he is seriously big-time when the king of all sneaker companies Nike brings a signature shoe to the market on their behalf. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant is due to release his KD- 5 sneaker in December and we have the photos and the trailer to show you what’s about Please Click Here To Read And Watch This Story

Latest episode of Derrick Rose's 'The Return'

Unless you have some sort of soul, I find it very hard to believe that you would not like Derrick Rose. This spot aired mainly in the midwest this evening during the Bears MNF win over the Lions, and as a west coast-er I was bummed I missed it. Thanks to the beautiful internet and Adidas I got to see the below:Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Durant, Thunder still chasing first NBA title

Basketball brought Kevin Durant a summer of extremes. Just weeks after sobbing with his mother and father after his Oklahoma City Thunder lost their fourth straight game against Miami to come up short in the NBA Finals, Durant was celebrating a gold medal with Team USA in London. Now he has try to rally an even younger Thunder team back to the finals in a bid for a different ending...

Video: Nike unveils new Kevin Durant kicks

Nike released this video featuring KD V, the company's fifth signature shoe in honor of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, on Tuesday.Check out the back story as Durant explains what the number five means to him.Here's an excerpt of the design inspiration, according to the press release from Nike:“With a refined design aesthetic matching Durant’s smooth and fluid...

Bulls vow to get by without Rose

The Chicago Bulls insist they shouldn't be written off this season just because Derrick Rose is recovering from a torn ALC in his left knee. Rose isn't expected back until early next year. The Bulls also lost a lot of their ''bench mob'' - the reserves that gave Chicago one of the deeper benches in the NBA and helped the team lock up the top seed in the Eastern...

Westbrook dishes sweet alley-oop to Durant

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night and one of the highlights was this monster alley-oop thrown down by Kevin Durant, which was dished by Russell Westbrook.The post Russell Westbrook-to-Kevin Durant Alley-Oop (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Westbrook to Durant for the Alley Oop

The regular season is just around the corner but the Oklahoma City Thunder stars are already in mid-season form. In a recent preseason game between the Thunder and Dallas Mavericks the two starts hooked up for alley oop. Off a Mavericks turnover, Russell Westbrook got the ball in his hands and as soon as he passed half court he threw a perfect pass to Kevin Durant who threw down...

Durant, Harden lead Thunder over Mavs

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 18 points and James Harden added 16 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 88-66 preseason victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Serge Ibaka scored all 15 of his points in the first half for the Thunder. The Mavericks, playing without Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and Vince Carter, were led by Jae Crowder's 21 points...

Russell Westbrook finds Kevin Durant for alley-oop slam (Video)

Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder looked already to be in midseason form against the Dallas Mavericks. Check out this cross-court alley-oop from Russell Westbrook to Kevin Durant:

NBA GM's really love Miami and the Lakers

Every October, while you are trying to figure out a quirky name for you fantasy football team (the name of my historically bad team is "Ochostinko"), NBA GM's are filling out their annual survey. And very often, these surveys follow the lines of conventional thought. Which makes me wonder if (a) these GMs are actually filling these things out or (b) they are just putting...

Thunder 88, Mavericks 76

Kevin Durant scored 18 points and James Harden added 16 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 88-66 preseason victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Serge Ibaka scored all 15 of his points in the first half for the Thunder. The Mavericks, playing without Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and Vince Carter, were led by Jae Crowder's 21 points and nine rebounds. Brandan...

Andre Igoudala throws down off-the-backboard alley-oop (Video)

One of the new faces in new places for this NBA season is Andre Igoudala as he moved from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Denver Nuggets.Check out Andre's high-flying antics from last night's game against the Thunder as he throws an off-the-backboard alley-oop:In the same game, Andre decided to put Kevin Durant on a poster with this jam:

Thunder face uphill battle this season

Since moving to Oklahoma City for the 2008 season, there has never been a step back. It's going to be tough to keep that streak going. The Thunder are coming off another impressive run, finishing up with a loss in the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat. Now, the question is, will Oklahoma City be able to maintain. In a league where the Los Angeles Lakers have made roster improvements...

2012 NBA Preview: Central Division

It’s weird how the fate of a division can rest on some knee ligaments, huh? Not too long ago, this was Chicago’s division to lose, with former MVP Derrick Rose leading the way. With Rose on the sidelines, the division is completely up for grabs. Chicago Bulls Key Additions: Maquis Teague, Marco Belinelli, Kirk Hinrich, Nate Robinson Key Subtractions: Omer Asik, Ronnie Brewer...
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