Found June 15, 2012 on Players View:
OKLAHOMA CITY—For at least one game, the Miami Heat seemed to figure out how to beat the Thunder and that is to get out in front and stay out in front. Please click the link below to read this feature and watch multiple post game videos at

Dwyane Wade Disses Oklahoma City

Dwyane Wade probably should be worrying more about his broken jump shot, rather than taken shots at Oklahoma City. Wade has kept fairly quiet during the Finals thus far, but spoke out about Oklahoma City when asked about Kevin Durant playing for the Thunder. “kind of dims his light a little bit. . . . There’s not a lot of exciting things going on out here.’’ This surely will...

Oklahoma City building has James Harden beard (Picture)

As the NBA Finals have officially started, even the buildings in Oklahoma City are getting Finals fever for the Thunder.Check out the faux beard on the Ketch Designer Center in Oklahoma City in honor of the 2011-2012 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year and dare I say it is impressive:(Courtesy of Sportress of Blogitude)

Game 1 goes to the Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder showed off their resiliency once again in coming back from behind after being down by double figures in the first half. Everything that could lead to a Thunder loss was happening early on. Russell Westbrook was out of control and missing shots, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins weren’t getting enough touches, and the Heat’s supporting cast was on fire...

In all its glory, here’s Pineapple James Harden Head with blackberry beard (pic)

Another day, another off-kilter way in which a person has expressed his or her admiration to the mega-bearded Oklahoma City Thunder’s budding superstar. To recap, and in no uncertain terms is this an exhaustive list: James Harden Head Cake James Harden Beard Forecast comic strip James Harden Building You know, if you pair the Pineapple [...]

Westbrook whuppin’

Russell Westbrook could be the key to putting Oklahoma City over the top in their NBA Finals showdown against MiamiDespite being blessed with a boatload of athletic gifts and using those gifts to improve steadily over his four-year career, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has taken more than his fair share of blame over the last couple of postseasons. Now, the...

Bosh, Wade, and Battier help James in Game 2

LeBron James cannot do it all himself and in Game 2 of the NBA finals he got help from his teammates especially Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The big three and Shane Battier carried the Heat to a 100-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Bosh and Wade both bounced back from weak games in game 1. Bosh started for this game for the first time after being injured. This was...

Isiah downplays Dream Team snub

Twenty years after being left off the Dream Team, Isiah Thomas is still taking the high road. Thomas said that he was "honored and flattered" about talk that he should have been a part of the Dream Team in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics but said the rejection hasn't bothered him. "I'm proud of what the Dream Team accomplished and the things they did for basketball...

Dwayne Wade's Woes

Since the emergence, the birth if you will, of Miami's big three, there has been controversy. Over the two year span of this NBA experiment, we as spectators have sit back and watched the inevitable peaks and valleys of this team show us both incredible achievement, and embarrassing failure. Wether it is simply watching them fail to play as a team, hearing about arguments post...

Kevin Durant, Thunder Playing as Though Future Trips to NBA Finals Not Guaranteed

The world is their oyster. The possibilities for Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder seem limitless, without a single key player older than 28 years old on their current NBA Finals roster. It is not uncommon to see stories about the Thunder that begin with phrases like, "in the first of what will undoubtedly be many NBA Finals games in his career, Kevin...

The 11 Best Single Game Performances in Modern NBA Finals History

There’s all stars, then there’s legends.

Heat able to hold off roaring Thunder to even series

Man, this series is off to a great start. Even when the Heat went up 16-2, you knew at some point, the Thunder would make it into a game. Oklahoma City waited almost the whole game, but they didn’t disappoint. The biggest difference I saw in last night’s game compared to Game 1 was the help LeBron James got from his All-Star teammates. James has done what should be expected...
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