Found April 29, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
  According to a story via the Huffington Post, the lovely lady in the picture above was targeted by a blogger for CBS Houston, not because her routine was off, or she had a wardrobe malfunction, but because she appeared to be a bit on the heavy side. After Game 1 of the NBA playoff series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets, blogger Claire Crawford commented on the appearance of Thunder cheerleader Kelsey Williams. Crawford wrote that the cheerleader is a “pretty blonde” but claimed that the young woman’s “pudginess” was being criticized “by some folks in OKC.” “[If] she’s comfortable wearing that tiny outfit and dancing for NBA fans, then good for her,” Crawford wrote, according to NY Daily News. “Besides…not every man likes women to be toothpick skinny. I’d say most men prefer a little extra meat on her bones. Am I right?” Crawford didn’t stop there either; she then posted a poll next to the blog asking readers to decide if  Williams had “the perfect look to be an NBA cheerleader,” “she could use some tightening up in her midsection,” or “she has no business wearing that outfit in front of people.” Yea I know rude right? Well a lot of readers felt the same way, taking Crawford to task in the comments section for her crude article even asking for her to be fired. Williams, received a lot of support from folks on Twitter who either read or heard about the story and posted a message of gratitude along with an inspirational quote on her personal account. “To be womanly always, discouraged never” — Kelsey Self Williams (@KelseyBWilliams) April 24, 2013   We wouldn’t know what blessings were if we didn’t go through trials. Thank you to EVERYONE for the compassion and love today. I’m in awe. — Kelsey Self Williams (@KelseyBWilliams) April 25, 2013   First of all, I dont know what kind of individual dedicates an entire article to demeaning someone else, there’s no need for one woman to be putting down another woman in that manner. Secondly, if that cheerleader is considered pudgy in today’s society, then a lot of people are in trouble.

Kevin Durant says it’s Fun Playing Without Russell Westbrook

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Kevin Durant leaps into the stands against Rockets, makes incredible save

There are many things that you can say about Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant but not giving 100% effort at all times is not one of them. In the second quarter of game four between the Thunder/Rockets, Durant came up with a steal and somehow made an impressive save while leaping into the stands. Durant’s hustle lead to a three-pointer by Thunder guard Kevin Martin: In the...

Kevin Durant crushes on some ladies, two times

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Kevin Durant crosses over Rockets, throws down monster dunk

In the annals of NBA history, there are few players that have the grace of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and earlier tonight, he showed off his aerial exploits to the fine folks in Houston. Late in the fourth quarter of Rockets/Thunder game four, Durant crossed over Chandler Parsons and split the Rockets defense to throw down a nasty one-handed dunk:

Thunder ballboy under police investigation for sending death threats to Rockets Patrick Beverley on Twitter

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Patrick Beverly received death threats after Russell Westbrook knee injury

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Police Investigating OKC Ball Boy For Sending Death Threats to Patrick Beverley

Rockets guard Patrick Beverley has made it known that he didn’t try to intentionally hurt Russell Westbrook during game one of the Thunders victory over the Rockets. Oklahoma City Thunder fans don’t care though, all they know is that their star point guard will miss the remainder of the playoffs after tearing his Meniscus. Beverley received plenty of hate and backlash via social...

Video: 'Chunky' Thunder cheerleader receives animation treatment

A controversial blog post asking whether or not an Oklahoma City Thunder cheerleader was "too chunky" to cheer came under intense scrutiny recently after it somehow managed to make its way on CBS Houston's website.Now, the folks over at NMA.TV have decided to bring the story to life via animated form, which you can view by playing the video above.

Serge Ibaka Misses Game-Tying Layup, Collapses To Floor

The Thunder had one final possession Monday night to end the series with the Houston Rockets.  Down 105-103 with under 10 seconds remaining, Kevin Durant picked up his dribble and was forced to give the ball up to Reggie Jackson, who drove into Omer Asik and got denied.  The ball landed in Serge Ibaka’s lap under the basket and he threw up what seemed to be a game-tying layup...

Thunder vs. Rockets highlights: KD’s dunk and Serge Ibaka’s blown lay-up

The Houston Rockets managed to hold off Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder in an elimination game Monday night. There were several plays down the stretch that felt like KD would put the team on his back and closeout the first round playoff series. This fourth quarter dunk by KD on Chandler Parsons certainly looked like it was going to be the moment. With 1:13 left and the...

Dunks of the night: Kevin Durant and Carlos Delfino take turns putting each other on a poster

One was surprising, the other not so much

Westboro Baptist Church Plans on Picketing Outside Game 5 of Oklahoma City Thunder/Houston Rockets Series

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Rockets’ Carlos Delfino dunks all over Thunder’s Kevin Durant

Carlos Delfino pulled a fast one on Kevin Durant during Game 4 between the Thunder and Rockets, dunking all over the superstar.
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