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Oklahoma City trailed by 18 points... at home... in a closeout game... against a seasoned, veteran, championship team in San Antonio.
It was both masterful and stunning. The Spurs looked invincible, playing free and loose for the first time since Game Two. The Thunder looked wide-eyed and overwhelmed by the moment and the pressure to finish with an amped up crowd at home.
A team like Oklahoma City always has a puncher's chance and what the team accomplished Wednesday night to reach the franchise's fourth first NBA Finals was simply astounding. Never has a team absolutely worked the vaunted Spurs enough to leave Gregg Popovich leaving flowery appreciations on the opponent like this.
San Antonio was good, Oklahoma City was better.
Kevin Durant was just better in helping the Thunder spark a rally in the second half. His impossible double-clutch 3-pointer at the end of the half gave the Thunder tons of momentum heading into the locker room. But from there, this g...
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With the Oklahoma City Thunder appearing in their first ever NBA Finals. Everything is going right for Kevin Durant. To add to all the good things coming up for NBA superstar, the trailer for his new family friendly movie called Thunderstruck was recently released. Instead of the old body-switching model, he (playing himself) faces difficulty because of a talent-transfer which...
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Here is Kevin Durant signing an autograph for a fan while pumping gas at a local station in OKC. We all know everybody wants the Thunder vs Heat in the finals but this might be jumping the gun.-TO
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This is the trailer to Kevin Durant’s movie, Thunderstruck, which is to be released this summer — August 24th is the specific date — and watch in all of its epic terribleness. To be fair, it’s meant for the Disney-esque audience, and call me crazy, but I’d watch it. H/T NewsOK
OKLAHOMA CITY Kevin Durant hugged his mom in celebration and the game wasn't even over yet. The once-mighty Spurs had 14 seconds left to play, but Durant knew the situation.
The rest of us did, too. It was over.
That was Wednesday night and that was when the Thunder took down San Antonio, culminating a four-game win streak in the six-game Western Conference finals with a 107...
Just before the Oklahoma City Thunder were about to win game six of the Western Conference Finals and head to the NBA Finals, star Kevin Durant decided to hug his family who were sitting courtside.
It might be one of the most touching moments of the NBA playoffs so far:
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.
Russell Westbrook added 25 points for the Thunder, who trailed Game 6 of the Western Conference finals by 18 in the first half and...
Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.
Russell Westbrook added 25 points for the Thunder, who trailed Game 6 of the Western Conference finals by 18 in the first half and erased a 15-point halftime...
Kevin Durant is doing the unexpected, beating the San Antonio Spurs. Just about everyone including myself thought that the Spurs would have no issues beating the Oklahoma City Thunder in five to six games at least. Now the series is going the Thunder’s way, where they can close out the series and advance to the Championship tomorrow night. Lebron [...]
5 years ago, Kevin Durant heard his name called at the NBA draft, number 2 overall to the Seattle Sonics. In the time that has passed, the baby faced, mama's boy, 6'9" forward has turned into a 3 time scoring champion. His team has become exemplary for other NBA teams that wish to build through the draft. Young, fast, athletic and talented, the Thunder look...
A 15-point halftime deficit couldn't stop Kevin Durant and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder of their championship dreams. And after a 107-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, the Thunder are now Western Conference Champions and will await the winner between Miami and Boston to battle in The Finals. The Spurs, who were facing elimination, got...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - For the San Antonio Spurs, a season spent building greatness unraveled almost in an instant.
From 20 straight wins to four consecutive losses, from 18 points up to behind when it counted, the Spurs saw it all wash away too fast.
Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder...
Here is a photo of the front page from the Tri-City Herald in Kennewick, Washington. It seems that they are extremely excited about the Oklahoma City Thunder winning the Western Conference. Yeah, I think it is safe to say they are still smarting over the SuperSonics leaving town after Kevin Durant’s rookie season. Blame Starbucks. H/T [...]
The Thunder's age or relative inexperience is no longer an issue. Immature squads don't come back from 18-point deficits against teams like the San Antonio Spurs. Oklahoma City did just that Wednesday night, staving off what appeared to be a certain Game 7 back in San Antonio with a rousing second half. Led by future MVP Kevin Durant, the Thunder punched their ticket to...
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder are headed to the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 34 points with 14 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 25 points and James Harden scored 16 off the bench to lead the Thunder to a 107-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals to win the series 4-2. It's the Thunder franchise's first...