Found June 21, 2012 on
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant decided to show off his leaping ability late in the first quarter of game five of the 2012 NBA Finals.
Check out this slam dunk from KD as he drives baseline and throws it down over Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem:
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
THE NAME GAME
Kevin Durant is being sued by a musician who claims he has trademark rights to the player's nickname.
HE'LL BE BACK
Kevin Durant was consoled by his family after losing the NBA Finals on Thursday night to the Heat. The Thunder lost in five games, and were defeated in four straight contests after winning Game 1 of the series.
Durant’s final numbers in Game 5 were solid — 32 points and 11 rebounds — but he was outplayed by Heat superstar LeBron James for the series.
Durant finished second...
Kevin Durant left it all on the court in the NBA Finals, tears very much included. Durant was understanably upset following Thursday's loss to Miami, which ended the Thunder's season and gave the NBA title to the Heat. The superstar's emotion was most evident during a postgame moment in the tunnel following the loss. Durant could be seen crying as he embraced his mother...
Kevin Durant's world has come crashing down. Not only are his Oklahoma City Thunder one loss away from dropping the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat, but now the superstar is on the verge of losing his famous "Durantula" nickname as well. Durant is being sued by guitarist Mark Durante, who claims he used the name "Durantula" as part of his "on-stage and performance...
The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Miami Heat 104-98 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and now trail 3-1 in the series. History says that the Thunder are done because no team has ever been able to come back from a 3-1 deficit and win an NBA Championship. But doesn’t it seem he Thunder seem like the perfect team to something like that?
Seriously, Thunder fans, this one isn’t over...
Despite being one of the more scrutinized head coaches in recent history, Eric Spoelstra has an NBA ring to his name.As the final seconds ticked away during the Heat's victory, coach Spo got a red Gatorade bath from forward Udonis Haslem: (Courtesy of I Am A GM)
On Thursday night, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spolestra was given a celebratory Gatorade bath by forward Udonis Haslem after the Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the 2012 NBA Championship.
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MIAMI -- Mess with D-Wade and you're messing with UD.
Never was that more evident than in Miami's East semifinal last month against Indiana. In Game 5, Tyler Hansbrough had a flagrant foul on Heat star Dwyane Wade that drew blood. The next trip down the court, Wade's bodyguard, Udonis Haslem, walloped Hansbrough with a flagrant foul. The NBA ended up slapping Haslem...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have got to find a way to stop the Miami Heat tonight. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have their backs against the wall, if they can’t figure out a way to stop LeBron James and the Miami Heat their season will be over the Thunder will fall short of claiming their NBA Championship and LeBron will claim the ring he left Cleveland in search of a few years...
This week's #ThrowbackThursday moment is inspired by tonight's possible closeout game between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder.
We're going to take it back....all the way back to last summer when NBA players were locked out and hooping
With the game once again knotted up late in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma City choked.
Despite the league’s best player—the only guy who has shown the ability to slow down Kevin Durant, by the way—checking in and out of play with a leg cramp, the Thunder failed to execute on both ends of the floor, falling into a 3-1 hole in the NBA Finals with a third consecutive loss.