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As we said in today’s Smack, everyone in the gym knew who wanted to take the final shot for the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Down one with 1.4 seconds left, no one but Kevin Durant was going to get this look. How the Mavs let KD get the ball and a sliver of daylight [...]
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Kevin Durant is learning to be patient if he gets off to a bad start shooting.
Durant showed the new approach Wednesday night, scoring 32 points, despite missing six of his first seven shots, as the Oklahoma City Thunder remained undefeated with a 98-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
''You know, I think I'm maturing as a player,'' Durant said. ''...
Just when it looked like the defending NBA Champions, were going to get their first win of the season, Kevin Durant broke their heats.
Newly acquired Vince Carter hit a three pointer; on a pass from Dirk Nowitzki to give the Dallas Mavericks a 102-101 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with 1.4 seconds left.
Then Durant stole the show. He hit a 35 foot buzzer beating...
Kevin Durant makes loud booming statements many times throughout an NBA season whether it’s with a thunder dunk, defensive stop or a buzzer beater. This time he is starting out early as he drilled a last second 3-pointer to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a 104-102 victory against the winless Dallas Mavericks. Oklahoma City had [...]
Kevin Durant scored 30 points and hit a 3-pointer at the final buzzer to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-102 victory against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.
What you missed while watching an octopus pick the BCS matchups…. Lakers 99, Knicks 82: We broke this down as our game of the night. Thunder 104, Mavericks 102: This was easily the best game the Mavericks have played this season. The ball movement was back, the clever veteran plays were there. Delonte West said…
OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma City Thunder do not have a "Kevin Durant-vs.-Russell Westbrook problem.'' Westbrook is rescued by the support given by the team's superstar, Kevin Durant, who drained a 30-foot buzzer-beater on Thursday to give the undefeated Thunder a thrilling 104-102 win over the visiting Mavericks.
"It was crazy, a crazy course of events,"...
As long as the door’s open a crack, Kevin Durant can – and will – sneak attack you and steal a game. Last night in Oklahoma City, KD did just that. A back-and-forth game between the Thunder and the Mavs came down to a final two minutes dominated by big shots. With the Mavs down [...]
After the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated last year in the playoffs, the talk surrounding the team was concerning how well Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook could coexist. While Westbrook is a talented point guard, he’s also a player who looks to score first — and that doesn’t mesh well with Durant, who is arguably the NBA’s best scorer.
The rocky relationship between...
Kevin Durant owned the summer, and now he’s laying claim to the season. With the OKC Thunder down 1 to the Dallas Mavericks and less than two seconds left in the game, Durant hit the loooong winner. #NBAback!
Since last season, when it became obvious that Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook was chafing in his role as a designated second-option in the Thunder offense, all NBA eyes have been on OKC to see if there is a potential rift between Westbrook and high-scoring forward Kevin Durant. Eric Freeman detailed a contentious back and forth between the two in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies...
Don't go calling this Thunder season "special," yet.
Even after Kevin Durant's buzzer-beater from somewhere near...