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Larry Brown Sports:
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are playing tremendously this season, and it’s a big reason why the Thunder sit atop the league’s standings
And yet, trouble in paradise between the Thunder’s two all-stars has always been suspected, especially after their little on-court tiff earlier this season. But a report Monday by The Oklahoman dispelled those rumors and said the relationship between Westbrook and Durant is flourishing.
The chemistry and camaraderie between Westbrook and Durant throughout All-Star Weekend was unmistakable, whether on the court or off it. It seems it will only improve at this point and help propel the Thunder in the second half of the season.
Then again, things never have been toxic between the two, as some national pundits have portrayed their relationship. Still, that negativity no doubt has built a stronger bond.
With reporters asking about their relationship at every stop early this season, Westbrook and Durant grew closer in the face of shared adversity. ...
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There's only one NBA city where the Oklahoma City Thunder haven't won since the franchise relocated in 2008.
All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will try to end the team's road woes in Orlando after both played a key role in a victory there last weekend.
The NBA-best Thunder will try to match a season high with a seventh consecutive win Thursday night when...
On a night when Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were missing more shots than usual, the All-Star duo did the little things to win.
Durant scored eight of his 23 points down the stretch and Westbrook had 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 92-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.
James Harden added 16 points as the NBA-leading Thunder...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 38 points, including 18 in the fourth quarter, and Russell Westbrook added 29 points and 10 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 14-point deficit to hold on to beat the Orlando Magic 105-102 on Thursday night.
The Magic had a chance to tie it in the final seconds, but Jason Richardson's long 3-pointer bounced off the backboard...
Kevin Durant scored eight of his 23 points down the stretch to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 92-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Posted: Feb. 3, 2011
Kevin Durant has been on a scoring tear of late. He could have a difficult time continuing that run against a Phoenix Suns team that's playing better on the defensive end.
Durant and the Northwest Division-leading Oklahoma City Thunder try to continue their push up the Western Conference standings and prevent the Suns from winning four straight at home...
Kevin Durant might have found something in the Amway Center that he really likes. Less than a week after winning the All-Star Game MVP in its newly minted halls, Durant put on another performance to net Oklahoma City its first win in Orlando since the franchise moved from Seattle.
Yes, the Thunder are an incredibly potent and devastating offensive team. You expect insane shots from...
The NBA All-Star Game drew signicant numbers - and not just on the scoreboard.
Going head-to-head with the Academy Awards, the All-Star Game produced its second-highest overnight rating since 2005.
The All-Star Game drew a 5.4 overnight for TNT - its best showing since the 5.9 effort in 2005.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant led the Western Conference to a 152-149 victory...
Kevin Durant.The Oklahoma City Thunder will head into the second half of the regular season on a red-hot roll – and one that has me really believing they could win it all.Not only are Kevin Durant and the Thunder tied with Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat for the best record in the league (27-7) but they’re also coming off of consecutive 15-point wins over the Celtics and Lakers...
Kevin Durant says it's too early to think about a potential Heat-Thunder NBA finals.
Kevin Durant says it's too early to think about a potential Heat-Thunder NBA finals. It seems hard to ignore at the season's midpoint. The teams share the league's best record and both rolled into the All-Star break. With Durant and Russell Westbrook on one side and LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh looking to avenge their finals disappointment, the series could be a thriller.
Kobe Bryant got the scoring record, Kevin Durant the MVP, and the West got the win - barely.
Western Conference's Blake Griffin (32), of the Los Angeles Clippers, dunks the ball during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.
Western Conference's Kevin Love (42), of the Minnesota Timberwolves, dunks on Eastern Conference...