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DENVER - The Denver Nuggets rarely run plays for Kenneth Faried, but when they called his number late in overtime, he came through. Faried finished with 16 points and made a go-ahead layup late in overtime as the Nuggets held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-118 on Sunday night. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 37 points, and Russell Westbrook had 36 points and nine assists for the Thunder, who were trying to win for their grieving coach, Scott Brooks, who led his team with a heavy heart after the passing of this mother, Lee Brooks, on Saturday night. Brooks preferred not to talk about his mother's death before the game and only briefly addressed it after the loss. "I'm good," he said. "I'm thankful and I'm good." The Thunder almost came through for their coach with one of their stars playing on one leg. Westbrook went to the locker room just before halftime after Serge Ibaka stepped on his left leg late in the second quarter. Westbroo...
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Sunday night’s NBA slate featured a hotly contested match-up between the Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder, and as the game tightened late, Nuggets mascot Rocky attempted a couple no-look half-court shots during breaks in the action. Apparently, such mascot shenanigans don’t sit well with Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, who took a page from Celtics forward Kevin Garnett...
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DENVER - Kenneth Faried finished with 16 points and made a go-ahead layup late in overtime as the Denver Nuggets held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-118 on Sunday night. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 37, and Russell Westbrook had 36 points and nine assists for the Thunder, who were trying to win for their grieving coach, Scott Brooks, who led his team with a heavy heart after...
Kenneth Faried scored the go-ahead layup in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets overcame 30-plus point games from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to beat Oklahoma City 121-118, snapping the Thunder's six-game winning streak.
Corey Brewer scored 26 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Nuggets, who reversed a 20-point loss to Oklahoma City last Wednesday. Danilo...
Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot, attempted a a half court shot over his shoulder. Russell Westbrook was having none of the TV timeout entertainment, and took Rocky’s shot out of mid-air. Rocky then attempted another half court shot but Westbrook goaltended that one as well. The fans were not all too pleased with Westbrook rejecting Rocky’s shot, because had he hit it, the...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are squaring off against the Denver Nuggets in Denver, Colorado, and unlike their first meeting of the season last week, the Nuggets are going toe-to-toe with Kevin Durant and company. Speaking of Kevin Durant, watch Corey Brewer serve KD with a mean crossover that results in an and-1. H/T SBNationThe post Corey Brewer Hits Kevin Durant With A Mean Crossover...
The Miami Heat have signed Chris "Birdman" Andersen to a 10-day contract. He played in only 32 games for the Nuggets last season.
Over the years, I've seen crazy moments in the NBA but I've never seen an NBA player deny a mascot's half court shot.However, that's exactly what happened during last weekend's tilt between the Denver Nuggets and the Oklahoma City Thunder as OKC's Russell Westbrook denied a shot from Nuggets mascot "Rocky":
DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried scored the go-ahead layup in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets overcame 30-plus point games from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to beat Oklahoma City 121-118, snapping the Thunder's six-game winning streak.
Corey Brewer scored 26 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Nuggets, who reversed a 20-point loss to Oklahoma City last...
Russell Westbrook got the Denver fans going Sunday night when he blocked Rocky, the Nuggets’ mascot’s, halfcourt shot during a timeout:
Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks was on the bench leading his team in Sunday night's game against the Denver Nuggets one day after his 79-year-old mother's death.
Brooks said in a statement that he decided to coach the game because that's what he feels his mother, Lee Brooks, would have wanted.
''I appreciate the thoughts and prayers that are with my...
Kevin Durant scored his career best 52 points Friday night as the Thunder took out the Mavericks in overtime, 117-114. Durant scored 9 of the Thunders 12 overtime points. His look for the night, “honey dijon slacks, white button-up with a red tie for accent and a gray cardigan.
LOVE this look for him.
photo via Instagram
The Basketball Gods didn’t like this and Thunder ended up losing in OT.
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Durant's day in Dallas
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