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The NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder have been moving along quite steadily this season and will try to keep it that way when they resume a five-game road trip tonight against the Sacramento Kings.

Russell Westbrook throws down monster one-handed dunk against Sacramento (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had a monster one-handed dunk near the end of the second quarter of last night's NBA game in Sacramento against the Kings. Westbrook dribbled right down the key and finished with the powerful slam dunk. It was so powerful and out of nowhere that TNT commentators shouted in excitement and had to catch their breath to regain...

LeBron: No apology for Perkins, tired of being easy target

LeBron James will not issuing an apology to Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins. In fact, the Miami Heat star admitted to ESPN that he is tired for being blamed for things that aren't his fault. "I would never apologize about anything like that when I'm connecting to my fans," James said in response to Perkins telling Yahoo! Sports that he was upset...

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s porous defense will cause them to falter in the playoffs

Two nights ago the late heroism of the terrific duo of Oklahoma City Thunder SF Kevin Durant and PG Russell Westbrook shot their way to victory in a shootout against the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena. Golden State Warriors’ SG Monta Ellis scored a monstrous 48 including almost 40 in the first half. The Golden State Warriors in many ways are a similar team...

Guess this means Kevin Durant wants to be the next Shaq

Making a children's movie, check. Being a top-5 NBA player, check. Joining the rap game officially, check. Kevin Durant is such a retro 1990s basketball player. Kevin Durant is taking his Shaq talents beyond the hardwood and has dropped a new track featuring the Oklahoma City Thunder Forward and an artist named ‘Privaledge.” The track is entitled “Worried About Tomorrow...

Williams, Fredette face different standards

MINNEAPOLIS -- It shouldn't have been him. He shouldn't have been the one sinking 3-point shots, scoring off steals and tallying 13 points in the fourth quarter. Jimmer Fredette was not supposed to be the player responsible for the Kings' comeback. Ask anyone. He had been on the bench for two recent games. He's not athletic. He's not fast. His game doesn'...

Kings/NBA blog: Thornton comes through late, and other Kings notes

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins said he refers to Marcus Thornton as "Mr. Big Shot." The Sacramento Kings Marcus Thornton, (23) reacts to a foul call after he fouled out against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Power Balance Pavilion on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 in Sacramento. Thornton hit two big three pointers in the fourth quarter.

Kings notes: Will Thomas be a rising star?

Isaiah Thomas has a chance to be drafted again. Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, right, fouls Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Sacramento Kings guard Marcus Thorton (23) shoots in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis...

Game Day: Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder (2/10/12)

Despite their recent overall struggles, the Utah Jazz have been one of the better home teams in the Western Conference this season. Their next opponent, though, has experienced success recently in Salt Lake City. The Oklahoma City Thunder will try to wrap up a five-game road trip with their third consecutive win at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday night. READ MORE >>

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