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Oklahoma City Thunder
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OKLAHOMA CITY That 1-2 start by the Thunder seems like it was a lifetime ago.
Remember when Oklahoma City lost at home to the Atlanta Hawks? Yeah, me neither. Just had to look it up to make sure.
Sure, we knew the 1-2 start wasn't who the Thunder were, but now that Oklahoma City has won 14 of 16, we can say this is who they are:
One of the best teams in the league.
The Thunder are playing their best basketball of the year and doing it with an improved defense, yes. But it's their offense that defines this team heading into the new year.
Winners of six in a row, Oklahoma City is 15-4 heading into a Friday night game at home against the Los Angeles Lakers and you need to go back no further than the Thunder's last game, against Brooklyn, to exactly what type of team Oklahoma City is.
The Thunder scored 117 points, shot 60 percent from the field and 50 percent on 3-pointers. Absurd numbers no matter how you look at it, but it very well could be the norm as the season ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Even the best players in the world have embarrassing moments. Kevin Durant had one on Tuesday night. In the second quarter of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 117-111 win over the Brooklyn Nets, Durant made a really nice drive and got into the middle of the lane. Then he elevated for what would have been an incredible, thunderous throw-down. Instead, he bricked it. Luckily he got bailed...
Here is a clip of Kevin Durant from the Oklahoma City Thunder’s win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday attempting the best missed dunk you will ever see. It looked like Durant had his eyes on banging on someone from the moment he crossed half court. To make things even sweeter, one of the leagues favorite punchlines, Andray The post Video: Kevin Durant Has The Best Missed Dunk...
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Normally, when we post a missed dunk...it's a humorous video.However, this missed dunk by Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant last night against the Brooklyn Nets might be better than some of his makes:
As the Oklahoma City Thunder continue their torrid pace in the Western Conference, guard Russell Westbrook has put together another outstanding season.
In Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers, watch as Russ flies to the cup and throws down a nasty one-handed jam:
Finally, Russell Westbrook started to miss a few shots. The Oklahoma City point guard had lit up the Los Angeles Lakers with 27 points in the first half, but the halftime break appeared to have cooled him off a bit. As Westbrook missed all six shots he took in the third quarter, the Lakers did not lose any more ground on the scoreboard. The stage was set for Kobe Bryant to spear...
Kevin Durant and LeBron James are not doing a very good job of providing the fans of the NBA with a good old fashioned blood rivalry.
Much has been said about Durant’s penchant for working out with James who in turn thumped him in 2011-2012 NBA Finals earlier in the year.
James & Durant recently painted a picture of where their semi-rivalry stands.
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Kevin Durant had 36 points, Russell Westbrook scored 27 of his 33 in the first half to stake Oklahoma City to a commanding lead and the Thunder beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Friday night.
It was the Thunder's seventh straight win.
NBA scoring leader Kobe Bryant had 35 points for Los Angeles, which trailed by as many as 19 before rallying to get within four...
OKLAHOMA CITY The pregame get-together was neither warm or with any feeling. That was obvious.
Think pageant hug at center court, but with less emotion. No enthusiasm. Almost like it was mandatory.
Then again, it's not like Kobe Bryant is going to embrace Kevin Durant or really much of anything Durant does these days.
Yet here they were, a game after Bryant surpassed 30,000...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 36 points, Russell Westbrook scored 27 of his 33 in the first half to stake Oklahoma City to a commanding lead and the Thunder beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Friday night.
NBA scoring leader Kobe Bryant had 35 points to lead Los Angeles, which trailed by as much as 19 before rallying to get within four in the final minute...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points and Thabo Sefolosha 14 for the Thunder, who revved up the NBA's No. 1 offense to surpass 100 points in a 10th straight game for the first...
The woes continued for the Los Angeles Lakers (9-11) after losing on the road to the Oklahoma City Thunder (16-4), 114-108, on Friday.Kevin Durant poured in a game-high 36 points and Russell Westbrook added this ferocious dunk to propel the reigning Western Conference Champions to victory.Kobe Bryant and the Lakers fall to just 1-3 in December with the loss.Via Bleacher Report.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points and Thabo Sefolosha 14 for the Thunder, who revved up the NBA's No. 1 offense to surpass 100 points in a 10th straight game for the first time in 15 years...
Oklahoma City -- Russell Westbrook had that look. Before he and his Oklahoma City teammates took on Los Angeles, he had the look of someone who was locked in and ready to punish the Lakers. That is exactly what Westbrook did Friday as he led the Thunder to a 114-108 victory over the Lakers at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Westbrook scored 33 points, dropped eight assists and was 5...
The Lakers (9-10) are 1-1 in this initial 3-game road trip before heading back home for a pit stop on Sunday against Utah. Tonight's opponent is by far the toughest team they'll face away from Staples Center yet.
The purple and gold got their 2nd road win last Wednesday in New Orleans where Kobe Bryant and Metta World Peace both made historical achievements. Bryant reached...