Found June 01, 2012 on
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Oklahoma City Thunder
San Antonio Spurs
OKLAHOMA CITY -- With one simple defensive switch the Thunder made Game 4 relevant.
Coach Scott Brooks said the players just put out a better effort, and yeah, no holes in that story, but moving Super Swiss Thabo Sefolosha in front of Tony Parker wasn't just the answer for the Thunder.
It was a solution for the rest of the series while, at the same time, it created questions for San Antonio.
Instead of wondering when the Riverwalk parade starts, the Spurs now get to figure out what adjustments they need to make.
A loss by the Thunder in Game 3 and there's no way around it, the Spurs were winning the series, and they still might. But with an OKC win? A win like the Thunder put together, slowing down Parker, while at the same time dominating San Antonio on the way to an 102-82 win, creates issues for San Antonio.
It's a series now, not a Spurs coronation. Game 3 was all about what Sefolosha did -- which was an impressive task. But Game 4 and the rest of the series is ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Rapper Lil’ Wayne frequently attends NBA games, but he says he was denied by the team when he tried going to Game 3 of the Western Conference finals between the Thunder and Spurs in Oklahoma City on Thursday:
Was going to go to the Thunder game tonight but was denied by the team to be in their arena. Wow. Smh. Go Spurs!
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) May 31, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The streak is over. The series may only be beginning. Kevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio's 20-game winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Oklahoma City closed its series deficit...
Kevin Durant is offering his personal tickets to Lil’ Wayne so the rapper can attend Thunder playoff games after being denied by the team for Game 3.
Weezy caused a stir on Thursday when he tweeted that the Thunder denied him tickets to Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. The Thunder confirmed that Lil’ Wayne’s reps reached out to the team requesting courtside seats...
“Kevin and Russell: you guys just won Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. What are you going to do?” “We’re going to Wacky Outfit World!” I suppose it is well within the rights of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to dress as they please for postgame press conferences, especially in light of their impressive [...]
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had just kicked the butts of what until about midway through the third quarter was being hailed as the most perfect NBA team.
Include yours truly among those planting such sloppy, wet verbal kisses on San Antonio's posteriors. The Oklahoma City duo had us all looking, if not foolish, then at least slightly premature with Thursday's 102...
I pity the fool who doesn’t want this to come true.
According to this “James Harden Beard Forecast” comic strip the Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard should morph nicely into Mr. T in the not-too-distant future. Which, judging by Harden’s current look, seems just about right.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio's 20-game winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.
Oklahoma City closed its series deficit to 2-1 and will host Game 4 on Saturday night....
James Harden is no hater. Contrary to my suspicions – or just taking the G code to another level – Harden has extended an offer of tickets to Lil Wayne for Game 5. Representatives for the Thunder announced last night that Lil Wayne was looking for free court side seats and none were available. Not [...]
OKLAHOMA CITY Now everyone can just exhale a bit.
Probably should at this point. Just sit back. Take it easy. Don't forget, this is the same Oklahoma City team that swept past Dallas in the first round of the playoffs and then knocked out the Lakers right after.
They just hadn't shown it yet.
Thursday, the Thunder did, shaking free from a two-game funk where they lost...
The Thunder bounced back to beat the Spurs on Thursday night 102-82. But we’re here to discuss the post game looks. But this time, we’re throwing Tony Parker in the mix. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook took the podium as a tandem as they’ve been doing in previous rounds. KD rocking a preppy [...]
Las Vegas oddsmakers had a lot of faith in the Oklahoma City Thunder for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday, and apparently so did Jeremy Shockey. The tight end claimed that he won $10k betting on the Thunder:
Okc thunder thx for the easy $$$$$.easy spread easy 10k
— Jeremy Shockey (@JeremyShockey) June 1, 2012
Talk is cheap, so folks told him to tweet a picture...
One of the toughest matchups San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili and Oklahoma City Thunder's James Harden present to the team defending them is their ability to drive to the left and finish at the rim heavily on the left side of the paint.The media caught up with Serge Ibaka in Oklahoma City on Friday after the Thunder defeated the Spurs on Thursday to end the Spurs' 20...
San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder Game 4 Western