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Kendrick Perkins participated in drills during Sunday's practice at the Thunder's training facility.
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Center Kendrick Perkins returned to practice for Oklahoma City on Sunday, and his teammates expect him to play Monday night when the Thunder host the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Coach Scott Brooks wouldn't go as far as to say that Perkins would definitely play, instead insisting that he would be re-assessed Monday before a final decision...
You would think that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant and his teammates would be watching the Lakers/Nuggets game seven on some grand 100 inch television but that wasn't the case.Check out the below photo of Durant and some of his Thunder teammates watching the game on a small kitchen television:(Courtesy of Black Sports Online)
Metta World Peace says he won't shake James Harden's hand during the Lakers-Thunder series despite the fact that he elbowed him because he doesn't shake substitute's hands.
A long memory isn't required to figure out why Metta World Peace became a main story line for the Western Conference semifinals.
He was hit with a seven-game suspension for elbowing Oklahoma City guard James Harden in the head three weeks ago. The Lakers begin the semifinals Monday at the home of the Thunder.
"It'll be ironic. I assume that the fans won't love...
Derek Fisher has a career's worth of Lakers moments to remember.
James Harden has one he'd rather forget.
For better or worse, the Oklahoma City duo will confront those memories when the Thunder plays the Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals.
"It seems that's just the way it's supposed to be," Fisher told reporters in Oklahoma City about a matchup...
Think there isn’t any bad blood between the Thunder and Lakers? Think again. The dislike Thunder fans have toward Metta World Peace was evident prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday when the forward was booed in warmups, intros, and every time he touched the ball during the game.
The dislike toward MWP goes back to the regular season when he concussed...
OKLAHOMA CITY Russell Westbrook went to the bench right before the end of the third quarter. Kevin Durant was right behind him.
They didn't return. Didn't need to.
This one was over well before Durant and Westbrook spent the fourth quarter laughing and cutting up from the front row.
The Thunder dominated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 in Game 1 of the Western Conference...
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If a Durant-Kobe matchup in the second round wasn’t enough for you to keep your eyes glued on the Thunder-Lakers second round series, Metta World Peace’s comments certainly will change your mind. In just his first game back from a 7 game suspension for his flagrant foul on Thunder guard James Harden Metta has stated he has no intent on apologizing...
In game one of the Western Conference semi-finals between the Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. One team came out ready and fully engaged, the other… Lakers get blown out in game one, 90-119. Turnovers and no defense of the pick & roll were huge factors plus the Thunder shot extremely well. But that’s how [...]
The Oklahoma City Thunder came out to play Monday night in Game 1. The Thunder scored 39 points in the third quarter to seal the game and finished with a 119-90 victory over the Lakers.
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points with 9 assists and 7 rebounds while Kevin Durant added 25 points with 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Sixth Man Award winner James Harden scored 17 points off the...
Metta World Peace has no interest in extending a hand to James Harden when the Lakers open their Western Conference semifinals series against the Thunder.
It's been a week or so since we've seen Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant dunk on an opponent but he quickly got that out of the way early in game one of their series against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Watch as Durant throws down this dunk on Lakers center Andrew Bynum:
The Thunder beat the Lakers by the score of 119-90 and Durant chipped in with 25 points.
1. Durant hits game winner - Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was struggling all night but when it mattered the most he came up big in the clutch to give the Thunder victory in game 1 win over the Mavs.
With the Thunder trailing the Dallas Mavericks by 1 98-97 it was time for the NBA scoring champ to rise to the occasion. With 8 seconds left everyone in the building...
While the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Dallas Mavericks the Los Angeles Lakers needed seven games to get pass the Denver Nuggets. There is no question that the Thunder will be well rested for the Lakers.
Scoring champ Kevin Durant picked up right where he left off in the regular season. In the series against the Mavs Durant averaged 26.5 points per game and...
Metta World Peace made his return from a seven-game suspension in front of a home crowd eager for him to help the Los Angeles Lakers survive a first-round playoff scare and advance with a thrilling Game 7 victory.
His next stop doesn't figure to be nearly so friendly.
The Lakers start the Western Conference semifinals Monday night at Oklahoma City in the teams' first meeting...