Found June 15, 2012 on
No Guts, No Glory:
With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook already signed to significant contracts, it’s obvious that it will be difficult for the Oklahoma City Thunder to also sign both James Harden and Serge Ibaka to significant contracts. Someone will most likely be the odd man out. And according to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, that odd man out may end up being James Harden.
Goodman reports that the Charlotte Bobcats are actively shopping their No. 2 pick in the upcoming NBA draft and James Harden could be part of a deal that could give the Thunder that pick.
The Charlotte Bobcats are eyeing the possibility of dealing the No. 2 overall pick in a trade that would bring a more established player, multiple sources told CBSSports.com.
Rod Higgins and Rich Cho understand that the Bobcats need more than just a talented rookie, whether it be Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Harrison Barnes, Thomas Robinson or even Andre Drummond — to make the Bobcats competitive from their laughingstock of a season.
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As the NBA Finals have officially started, even the buildings in Oklahoma City are getting Finals fever for the Thunder.Check out the faux beard on the Ketch Designer Center in Oklahoma City in honor of the 2011-2012 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year and dare I say it is impressive:(Courtesy of Sportress of Blogitude)
Another day, another off-kilter way in which a person has expressed his or her admiration to the mega-bearded Oklahoma City Thunder’s budding superstar. To recap, and in no uncertain terms is this an exhaustive list: James Harden Head Cake James Harden Beard Forecast comic strip James Harden Building You know, if you pair the Pineapple [...]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.
Kevin Durant is a mystery even to some of the players trying to beat him.
"It's one of those things where I respect his game, but I don't know him, either. I know probably just as much as you guys know," Miami's Dwyane Wade said Wednesday...
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Late thursday night, after the Thunder lost 100- 96 to the Miami Heat in game two of the NBA Finals, star forward Kevin Durant was a little stubborn at the podium. As the press conference started, Durant...
The Oklahoma City Thunder showed off their resiliency once again in coming back from behind after being down by double figures in the first half. Everything that could lead to a Thunder loss was happening early on. Russell Westbrook was out of control and missing shots, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins weren’t getting enough touches, and the Heat’s supporting cast was on fire...
The Miami Heat are going to feel good about this, about what happened here in the NBA's loudest arena, about beating back the surge from Kevin Durant and turning this best-of-7 series into a best-of-5.
Yes, it's all even after the Heat's 100-96 victory in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, after they survived a fourth quarter that seemed to hang in the balance with every possession...
Russell Westbrook could be the key to putting Oklahoma City over the top in their NBA Finals showdown against MiamiDespite being blessed with a boatload of athletic gifts and using those gifts to improve steadily over his four-year career, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has taken more than his fair share of blame over the last couple of postseasons. Now, the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant took it to Shane Battier in the fourth quarter of the NBA Finals but it wasn't enough as the Miami Heat took Game 2, 100-96.
Game 3 is Sunday.
Dirk Nowitzki has set the mold for big guys that can shoot from the outside. He’s going to go into the Hall of Fame as one of the greatest shooters of all time, and he’s 7 feet tall.
Last year he took over during the NBA Finals and this year he has to pass off the torch to another tall guy who can light it up from the outside. Kevin Durant isn’t quite a 7-footer, unless you’re...
The Miami Heat played a wonderful first half and did just enough in the fourth quarter to hold of a momentous rally and send thousands of Oklahoma City fans home shaking their heads. Shane Battier might have been the MVP of that game if SF LeBron James did not steal the show and prove himself in the Durant vs. James argument with an identical point line and better numbers...
Well, so far, this years NBA Championship series is actually living up to the hype surrounding it. The build has been all about Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James and after 2 games you can say that neither has disappointed.
The Miami Heat held off the Oklahoma City Thunder late Thursday night, 100-96. The Thunder did erase a 15 point lead in the 2nd half, but couldn't come all...
Since the emergence, the birth if you will, of Miami's big three, there has been controversy. Over the two year span of this NBA experiment, we as spectators have sit back and watched the inevitable peaks and valleys of this team show us both incredible achievement, and embarrassing failure. Wether it is simply watching them fail to play as a team, hearing about arguments post...
Hello Cougar Nation. A tremendous Friday to all of you!
Well, yesterday was some day. In case you missed it, Sutra debuted our new series “Three Questions,” with Brock Huard serving as our inaugural Special Guest star. Check it out if you haven’t already.
Then, later in the day, Chris Hansen rallied an estimated 6,000 folks at Occidental Park in Seattle yesterday for...