Found May 25, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Could we be witnessing another “Love & Basketball” type relationship with the Oklahoma City Thunder? We already know Russell Westbrook and his girlfriend Nina met in college when they were both playing for UCLA. Now it looks like Kevin Durant and Minnesota Linx guard Monica Wright might be joining them. The two basketball stars have been friends awhile. Our 2013 version of “Q and Monica” met in 2006 during the McDonalds All-American high school game. Monica has been out to OKC this season to watch her buddy play and just last week, KD was courtside to catch her in preseason action with the Linx. The two haven’t quite announced their relationship yet but I’m told it’s not a secret. I guess we’ll have to wait this one out. In the meantime, when asked about her “friendship with KD recently, Monica said it’s mostly about basketball: “A lot of it has to do with basketball, that’s how we’ve known each other. But he’s helped me, coached me. He’s actually a type of player I want to

Durant, Nike team for tornado relief

Thunder star Kevin Durant has continued his extremely generous and charitable ways by teaming up with Nike to raise even more funds for tornado relief.

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook & Thunder players and executives visit tornado victims

Moore, Oklahoma was hit by a tornado earlier this week that devastated that community. The Oklahoma City Thunder immediately jumped into action lending a helping hand. Kevin Durant opened his wallet to donate $1 million and the Thunder organization and the NBA followed suit. KD also reached out to his shoe company, Nike and they are donating $1 million worth of product to the victims...

Kevin Durant Rumored To Be Dating WNBA Player Monica Wright

Kevin Durant is rumored to have taken his longtime friendship with WNBA player, Monica Wright of the Minnesota Lynx to the next level. According to Jocks And Stiletto Jill, Monica has been to Oklahoma City to see Durant in action this past season and on May 21 he returned the favor and traveled to Minneapolis and sat courtside at her pre-season game against the Connecticut Sun. ...

Russell Westbrook Stars In NBA Cares Commercial Focused On Tornado Relief

Sporting a ‘Community’ t-shirt, OKC’s Russell Westbrook stars in the new NBA Cares commercial that focuses on the destructive tornado that hit Oklahoma City. The Thunder guard talks about rebuilding the community, ‘getting them back on their feet’, and helping any way that they can – which they’ve done in a big way since the tragedy struck their city.

NBA player Kevin Durant Gives $1 Million for Oklahoma Relief Support

The tornado may have brought destruction, but basketball player Kevin Durant brought the thunder in giving $1 million towards relief efforts in Oklahoma. On Monday, May 20th, Oklahoma was devastated by a tornado that  ripped across the ground for 17 miles in 40 minutes; and was later revealed as a top-of-the-scale EF5 twister with winds reaching 200mph. At least 24 people are dead...

James Head to Donate Next UFC Check and Sponsorship Money to Oklahoma Tornado Relief

Well, it’s not quite the million dollars Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant donated towards tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma, but UFC welterweight James Head (pictured) is still digging deep into his pockets to do his part. Head, who was born in Illinois but fights out of OKC, has promised to donate nearly all of the money he’s guaranteed to make in his next fight...

Kevin Durant’s had his back tattoo spelling mistake fixed

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a story that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant might have a misspelled word on his back tattoo. Below is the original photo that shows the misspelling of the word “mature”: Well, Kevin Durant must have seen the Twitter comments/blogsphere posts about the error and had the “mature” spelling mistake fixed by his tattoo...

Kevin Durant visits victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes

There are few people in this world like Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant and this story just shows how much of a class act that he is. After donating nearly 1 million dollars to the American Red Cross regarding the deadly Oklahoma tornados, KD decided to go out on his own to meet with the victims: Durant graciously giving a young lady a pair of autographed shoes

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Durant, Westbrook earn All-NBA honors

No surprises here. The league released it's All-NBA teams, and of course, Oklahoma City's two superstars made the first and second team. Just losing out on the scoring title, Kevin Durant was still able to manage a first team selection. While Russell Westbrook's curtailed postseason did not stop him from earning a second team selection. Rounding the first team...

Thunder Players Visit Tornado Victims at Children’s Hospital (Video)

The people of Oklahoma are still reeling and recovering in the aftermath of the attack of a devastating tornado that left many people homeless, injured, and dead. In an effort to shed some light on the lives of those who have been overwhelmed by the darkness caused by the tragic event, the Oklahoma City Thunder players are doing whatever they can to support the people, who have supported...

Spurs-Warriors draw historically poor TV ratings

Many people enjoy watching the San Antonio Spurs -- their convoluted motion-based system is capable of producing points in a hurry -- but there is still a sizable subsection of America that cannot stand the Spurs and their "boring" brand of basketball. (Ignoring the fact, of course, that they have finished among the top seven in offensive efficiency in three consecutive...

The Heat are the NBA's last remaining ratings draw

Despite heading to overtime, Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Grizzlies and Spurs once again struggled in the ratings. Game 2 on ESPN drew 4.6 million viewers, down a whopping 48% from Game 2 of the Celtics-Heat Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN, which drew 8.8 million viewers. The series was also down 34% from Game 2 of 2011 Western Conference Finals between the...
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