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As a fan you always want to see confidence from your superstar and Kevin Durant is expecting for the Oklahoma City Thunder to take the next step and win the Larry O’Brien Trophy this season. He recently stated, “For me it’s always been about basketball, and this is the best place for me to go as a basketball player. I love the guys on this team, everyone loves being here, we love the city, the support we get here.”
With the Los Angeles Lakers down a bit this season and the way that the Dallas Mavericks virtually came out of nowhere to win the NBA title last season, this may be the best chance for the Oklahoma City Thunder, specifically Kevin Durant to win an NBA championship. Game on, it is time to shock the world.
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Kevin Durant seems to have the right idea.
If you want a shot at wearing the crown, you don't celebrate your upcoming season by throwing a Miami Heat-like preseason celebration. You take a good look at the real King and figure out what he did to get there.
Maybe that's why Durant, in preparation for another NBA regular season that kicks off Sunday, has spent some quality...
BY JOHN ROHDE, Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Thunder swept the world champion Dallas Mavericks in their home-and-home preseason series. The teams don't have to wait long before facing each other again, and next time it counts.OKC and the Mavs play each other four times in a 16-day span.Read more on NewsOK.com
The Oklahoma City Thunder are ready to take another crack at winning an NBA title.
Two-time scoring champion Kevin Durant, fellow All-Star Russell Westbrook and the youthful Thunder proved last season that they have what it takes to make a deep playoff run. They lost the final three games of the Western Conference finals to eventual champion Dallas.
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The plane landed from a gray sky into a gray land. Rain, shadow, cold concrete and dreary farmland -- this was Oklahoma City as the start of the NBA season inched closer.
Still, just a short drive from the airport, through all the melancholy an Oklahoma winter can throw at a man, one of the game's best players practiced himself into a fine sweat with a group of teammates capable...
Kevin Durant of the Thunder adopts a fade shot he learned by watching Dirk Nowitzki.
Memphis may be the home of the blues, but the music coming out of Memphis last spring was anything but melancholy.
The Grizzlies won 46 games, the third-most in a season in franchise history, won the first playoff series in franchise history, beating the San Antonio Spurs, then gave Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder all they wanted before bowing out in seven.
With the NBA season now upon us... finally, The Fantasy Dudes decided to put together our thoughts on who would be the NBA Champions for 2011-12, and who would win each of the awards. What does this mean from a fantasy perspective? Well there is a strong correlation between the award winners and fantasy success, so perhaps these are some of the players you should be targeting in...