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Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Martin Must Step Up Or The Thunder will Lose
By Mike Elworth: Publisher and Owner at Hoopstuff…
The Oklahoma City Thunder lost game 2 to the Memphis Grizzlies, tying the series at 1-1. Once again, the game went down to the final minutes, but this time, Memphis came through. The Thunder lost despite an incredible performance from Kevin Durant, who had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists. He was equally excellent in game 1, when he had 35 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists. The difference? Kevin Martin. In game 1, Kevin Martin had 25 points on 8-14 shooting, but in game 2, he only had 6 points, on 2-11 shooting.
With Martin struggling in game 2, besides Durant, the only other Thunder player who did anything, was shockingly, Derek Fisher. At the end of the game, Durant struggled mightily, as he was constantly double teamed, but nobody else could hit a shot, so he had to do everything by himself. The thing is, they would not even have been in any position to...
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Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant showed his respect for the history of the franchise by posting a photo of himself on Instagram wearing a Seattle Supersonics cap with a snakeskin lid.
The photo included the caption "Seattle I still got lots of love for ya".
Photo via @sniperjones35.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder were dealt a Game 2 blow by the Memphis Grizzlies in their 99-93 loss.
That did not stop Kevin Durant from being Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant paced OKC with 36 points and 11 rebounds. Derrick Fisher chipped in 19 points.
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Memphis managed only...
OKLAHOMA CITY Russell Westbrook talked for the first time since being knocked out of the playoffs in the first round against Houston.
And he was in pretty good spirits about it, too.
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The Memphis Grizzlies are testing that theory.
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Here’s the entire interview of Diggins with TNT’s Marty Snider.
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One of the more underrated parts of Thunder star Kevin Durant’s game is his passing abilities.
During game two of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies, KD dropped an amazing second quarter assist to Serge Ibaka will be covered by three Grizzlies defenders:
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