Found June 07, 2012 on
Congratulations Oklahoma City Thunder, you are in the NBA playoffs for the first time since moving from Seattle. You now have the chance to capture an NBA title.
It is a well-deserved march to the NBA Finals, thanks in large part to the play of James Harden.
The reigning Sixth Man of the Year made some clutch shots versus the Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, and steadied OKC's bench attack en route to a 4-2 series win. Of course, Harden is not just known for his stellar play for OKC, there's also the beard.
You know that beard by now don't you? The thick facial hair has been a huge hit among OKC fans, that has some fans wearing its likeness on their own grills as they cheer on their Thunder.
And other fans taking it even further.
Take this local OKC business that took Harden's beard to new heights! How about a huge mock-up of Harden's famous beard draped across the entrance (h/t Project Spurs).
OK I got to admit, this is pretty creative but I am st...
BEST OF MAXIM
When Scott Brooks took over the Oklahoma City Thunder, his first task was trying to get the team to a point that it was even competitive in the fourth quarter.
A little more than three years later, opponents can't seem to put the Thunder away when it comes to crunch time.
In the blink of an eye after a 3-29 start a few seasons ago, Oklahoma City has gone from trying to avoid...
OKLAHOMA CITY—We said that they would do it in six and that is exactly what happened. The Thunder are the Western Conference champs and now have their feet kicked up awaiting the winner of the Eastern Conference finals.
To read this story and watch multiple videos from last night's victory please click the link below.
Reggie is close to the Championship, yet so far.Reggie Jackson is four wins away from becoming an NBA Champion. Oklahoma City will be heavy favorites against whichever team wins the East and they will also have home-court advantage. The former BC star will have a front-row seat for most of the action. His problem? He's not likely to get on the court. Jackson had a decent start...
San Antonio Spurs fans show their team pride in many ways. Whether it be decorating their front yards with Spurs paraphernalia, downtown skyscrapers adorned with Spurs signs or hotels along San Antonio's famed Riverwalk leaving room lights to spell out the team chant of "Go Spurs Go." Even some Spurs fans shaved their favorite player's face in their hair.
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:
"Bad has arrived and it's here to stay."
This phrase could be read on thousands of backs at every World Championship Wrestling event during the emergence of the nWo Wolfpac. It was on the back of every Wolfpac shirt WCW sold and the Oklahoma City Thunder should consider sticking it on the backs of the tees they leave on the seats before every home game. With...
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...
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...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are young, skillful and talented, but their tranquil state of mind, in the biggest moments, might just be their biggest strength.
Could there have been a more perfect way for the darling Oklahoma City Thunder—an energetic bunch of youngsters who for years were described as “waiting their turn”—to make their first trip to the NBA Finals?
Since moving to Oklahoma City, the Thunder have simply climbed the Western Conference ladder step by step. After missing the playoffs in 2009, they lost to the eventual...
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...