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Beyond The Buzzer:
The Denver Nuggets mascot came prepared for Russell Westbrook on Friday night. Prior to the game, Rocky the mascot, tried to settle things with the Thunder guard who didn’t pay him a shred of attention. More importantly, in the second half, Rocky brought a security detail for his traditional half court shot attempts that was blocked last time the Nuggets and Thunder met by Westbrook.
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Some things you just have to see to believe.
Case-in-point...the insane circus shot that Kevin Durant hit Friday night in Denver against the Nuggets.
Now, we all know that the air is thinner in the Mile High City, which could be the only possible explanation for the amount of hang time Durant achieve this "Shot of the Year" candidate.
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Remember, folks, not all NBA players follow the Kris Humphries stereotype. Recently the Denver Nuggets’ Andre Iguodala sat down for an interview with GQ which, while largely sticking to basketball, does get into some off-topic subjects with the guard. So beyond learning what it’s like to play in the thin air of Denver and what Iguodala thinks of Jrue Holiday as a player, we also...
OKLAHOMA CITY Right after Wednesday's win against New Orleans Kevin Durant just shook his head.
Oh, what could have been.
Yes, Durant had another triple-double, this one 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, but the possibility of something spectacular could have been lingered.
Too bad coach Scott Brooks benched Durant. Again.
Seems like it happens all the time, and in...
Cue the music. Move it like Bern is happening. Has been way too long since I moved it like Bern so I think today is a good day to do it. Ty Lawson creates enough space to put a shot up over Thabo for the win. Just the Nuggets quietly sneaking up the Western Conference ranks. Iggy is playing better. No big deal here.
Move it like Bern.
Is there anything that Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant can't do?For those of you who have your doubts, you might want to check out this clip of Durant scoring on an up-and-under circus shot against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.Watch as KD drives past JaVale McGee and Wilson Chandler for the incredible hoop:(Courtesy of SB Nation)
Though the Oklahoma City Thunder score more than any other team in the NBA, it might be an improving defense that proves to be the difference in their title chase.
Friday night will see that defense face a tough test when the Thunder host the Denver Nuggets, whose high-octane attack has been bolstered by Ty Lawson's emergence as a dynamic scorer.
Oklahoma City (42-15) leads...