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Playing some point-forward in his first game without Russell Westbrook, sidelined with a knee injury, Kevin Durant goes coast-to-coast in the first quarter Saturday night and gets up way high for the dunk over Omer Asik:
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Gamedayr Nation, here is the official Kevin Durant, Omer Asik dunk poster from KD's monster slam over Asik.
Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant has quietly become one of the more explosive dunkers in the the NBA today. So when Durant drove the lane against the Houston Rockets and took flight towards the rim, what happened next shouldn’t be that surprising. Watch below as Durant made Houston center Omer Asik the newest victim to be put on a [...]
Greg Smith Making Friends
You know what they say about guys with big hands? Greg Smith, the starting power forward for the Houston Rockets, might answer something like this: they work hard, stay focused, and keep things in perspective. It would be truthful answer for Smith, whose hands measure an incredible 12 inches wide. He has risen from the ranks of the D-League to a starting...
Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin’s chest injury had him listed as a game-time decision for Game 3 of the team’s playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was able to suit up and play, but he’s again listed as a game-time decision for tonight’s Game 4, according to Jason Friedman of NBA.com.Lin will be gametime decision once again tomorrow for game 4— Jason Friedman...
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley received death threats from one of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s ball boys, and police are looking into the situation. OKC fans in general are upset with Beverley for the role he played in Thunder guard Russell Westbrook’s season-ending knee injury.The ball boy sent out a pair of tweets to Beverley – that have since been deleted – in...
The Houston Rockets could be without starting point guard Jeremy Lin when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 3 on Saturday night.
The Thunder definitely will be missing their point guard, with All-Star Russell Westbrook out indefinitely with a knee injury that will require surgery.
The Rockets hope Lin, who has a bruised chest muscle, can return for the first playoff game...
The Houston Rockets inserted Patrick Beverly into the starting line-up for Game 2 of their first round playoff match-up against the Oklahoma City Thunder to bring some much needed grit that the Rockets lacked in Game 1.
But who new that this one little line-up change would have such a big impact on the future of the NBA Playoffs.
With 5:34 seconds left in the 2nd quarter, a whistle...
Tweet After dominating the first half of their game three against the Houston Rockets, the Oklahoma City allowed Houston to climb back into the game and even take a 99-97 lead over them late in the fourth quarter. In that situation, virtually anyone who has watched basketball over the past few years knew the ball [...]
HOUSTON (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 41 points in his first game without injured All-Star Russell Westbrook, and the Oklahoma City Thunder fought off Houston's late rally to beat the Rockets 104-101 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.
Durant scored 27 points in the first half, and the Thunder led by 26 points before a big third-quarter rally...
Only Important Injuries:
-Jeremy Lin game time decision (stock up for James Harden, Patrick Beverly, Carlos Delfino, Chandler Parsons)
-Russell Westbrook out (stock up for Kevin Durant, Reggie Jackson, Derek Fisher, Kevin Martin)
-over past 21 games: Zach Randolph- home: 9/9 double-doubles, away: 0/12 double-doubles.
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Patrick Beverly ($4200)
After star guard Russell Westbrook was lost for the rest of the playoffs, many pundits were asked, “How would the Oklahoma City Thunder survive without his offense?”
Well, it appears that answer was give Kevin Durant the ball and let him create.
In the first quarter of Saturday night’s game three against the Houston Rockets, Kevin Durant went coast-to-coast and threw down a...
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant felt strange playing without injured All-Star Russell Westbrook for the first time in Game 3 against the Houston Rockets., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/thunder-1-win-away-from-sweeping-rockets-yahoo-sports