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BY JOHN ROHDE, Staff Writer, email@example.comPortland's game plan against the Thunder on Tuesday night wasn't solely to try and contain Kevin Durant.The Trail Blazers wanted to make the two-time scoring champ and his teammates work hard at the defensive end.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Will 2012 Be the Year of Kevin Durant?
Kevin Durant is officially a beast. We can all agree on that. But what we cannot all agree on is his place as a scorer in the NBA. Some people don’t even think he’s the best player on his own team (not referring to you, Thabo Sefolosha). Let’s take a look at Mr. Durant’s short season and where he may or may not end up.
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By JEFF LATZKE , AP Sports WriterOklahoma City was held to 34 percent shooting in the second half as it dropped its second straight game.Read more on NewsOK.com
The first week of the new year has not treated the Oklahoma City Thunder well. After starting the season 5-0 they have now dropped back-to-back games, something they did only five times all of last season.
Kevin Durant, who started the season scoring at least 30 points in each of his teams first four games, has struggled in two of the past three games.
On Saturday (Dec. 31) Durant...
So close, but as the saying goes, so far away. The Dallas Mavericks have won their fair share of buzzer beaters over time, but you really hate to lose one, especially when it feels and looks like your team if finally coming together and you can shut the nay sayers up for a while; but then as Dirk has saved Dallas many times, Kevin Durant did the same for Oklahoma City with a 3 at...
Kevin Durant, Thunder have poor second half in loss to Trail Blazers.
For a team that’s gone 130-90 since starting out 3-29 three seasons ago, and has been at worst, the third-best team in the league this year, Oklahoma City sure does get a lot of questions about their chemistry. For all those who admire them as a model of how to build a contender, the Thunder [...]
Despite each suffering the first loss of the season in their most recent game, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers seem poised to take the Northwest Division race down to the wire.
After uncharacteristic performances, each look to bounce back Tuesday night when Oklahoma City hosts Portland in the first of four meetings.
Kevin Durant said the Thunder (5-1) came...
Hot off the presses directly from the NBA:NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 – The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Sunday, Dec. 25, through Sunday, Jan. 1.James guided the Heat to a 5-0 record to start the season, including an opening-night...
BY JOHN ROHDE, Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.orgThunder starting guard Thabo Sefolosha missed Tuesday night's home game against Portland and stayed home with flu-like symptoms.Read more on NewsOK.com
Jason Green weighs in with his Portland Trailblazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Thunder by 5. Jason points out the Blazers have covered the spread in 4 of their last 5 games facing the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Gerald Wallace, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook lock horns.
The chemistry between Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook has been questioned, but Durant says there's no reason to worry.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have gotten a couple of much-needed days off following one of the most hectic opening schedules in the league. They won't get any more rest this weekend.
They'll play three games in three days beginning with a home-and-home series against the Houston Rockets that starts Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was one of two teams...