Found August 26, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
  Kevin Durant has had an amazing, yet bittersweet year: his Thunder coasted to the NBA Finals, but then lost to the herculean Miami Heat, immediately started practicing with Team USA and the dude that just beat him to win the NBA Championship — LeBron James — which garnered him an Olympic gold medal and [...]

Kevin Durant: Lakers have the best team in the league on paper

Championships are not won and lost on paper. That’s the beauty of sports. The Boston Red Sox can trade for an Adrian Gonzalez and sign a Carl Crawford and less than two years later both are wearing Dodger blue. But that team was supposed to win over 100 games a season and multiple titles, right? Wrong. Over the course of the offseason, the Lakers have transformed their team of...

Kevin Durant isn't waiting around for his time

Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James is shaping up to be one of the greater basketball rivalries of all time. While James currently has the upper hand, winning last season’s MVP and the NBA Finals against Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder, it is still a close gap. Durant won the scoring title for the third year in a row and stole the show at the Olympics in London this summer. Even...

Kevin Durant on LA Lakers, "They are the best team on paper"

After all of their wheeling and dealing in the offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers look like the best team in the Western Conference but one NBA star would like to remind you that looks aren't always everything.Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant in an interview with Yahoo's Marc Spears decided to remind some folks that the games still need to be played:"People outside...

Jimmer Fredette Will Not Be Playing Alongside OKC’s Kevin Durant

April 24, 2012; Oklahoma City OK, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard A few days back, Fox Sports’ Sam Amico brought up the notion of the Kings’ Jimmer Fredette playing alongside Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Amico mentioned Durant’s friendship with Fredette as a possible caveat in the deal, but the “rumor” seemed more like...

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Serge Ibaka Upset with Role for Spain During the London Olympics

At 22 years of age, Serge Ibaka has built himself into one of the premier forwards in the NBA. Propped up by the attention during the Oklahoma City Thunder playoff run, Ibaka went from a near no-name during his first couple of years in the league to becoming a part of a young OKC core alongside Kevin Durant, [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...

Will Harden’s Contract Cause A Storm On The Horizon For Thunder?

The Association’s deadline for any of its clubs offering extensions to their players with rookie contracts will occur fittingly enough on October 31. That means this year many players will find out if they are getting enough of a treat to stay with their current team on Halloween, or if they will be going door to door as a restricted Free Agent next July 1. One player, who most...

James Harden Leaving OKC?

  “I want to keep playing with the Thunder. I feel like home and the team is special: my teammates are like my family. We can do big things.” – J. Harden Interesting situation down in OKC. Apparently Serge Ibaka’s $51mil contract isn’t leaving much room for highly desired guard James Harden. As you know, the Thunder’s main man at guard is Russie. So this leaves them...

Will Jimmer Fredette soon be a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder?

Speculation continues to mount that Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti will attempt to trade for underused Sacramento Kings shooting guard Jimmer Fredette before the 2012-2013 campaign commences on November 1. Fredette, who was taken out of Brigham Young … Continue reading →

Kevin Durant on the Lakers : Best team on paper

No question the Los Angeles Lakers have made the most news of any team in the off season. After the NBA Finals Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were still the clear favorites to get back to the NBA Finals . However now the Lakers have traded for Steve Nash and Dwight Howard and only shipped Andrew Bynum out. So what does Durant think of the new looked Lakers...

Orlando Sentinel writer attempts to make the case for Kevin Durant signing with the Magic in 2016

As we make our way through Orlando Sentinel’s Brian Schmitz’s thought process on this, let’s keep a few things in mind. First, he’s a writer in a city that just watched their franchise center drag them through the mud before heading off to Los Angeles. And second, he’s a writer in a city that watched their franchise center drag them through the mud in 1996 before heading...

5-year-old forced to turn Michigan t-shirt inside out at school

One of the things that I learned this week is that the Oklahoma City school district doesn't approve of little kids wearing Michigan t-shirts. 5-year-old Cooper Barton (as pictured above) was forced to turn his t-shirt inside out after a Principal at Wilson Elementary School spotted him wearing it. Apparently, the Oklahoma City public school district has a ban of certain...

Spotted: Luol Deng And Hasheem Thabeet Out In Tanzania

August 27: Hasheem Thabeet of the Thunder poses with Luol Deng in Tanzania where they are both taking part in the NBA Sprite Clinic. via Instagram
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