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Despite their recent struggles against the Thunder, the Suns appear eager for their last chance to avoid another season-series sweep at the hands of the reigning Western Conference champions.
After ending a rough trip Friday night by being blown out in Oklahoma City, the Suns return home looking to avoid a 10th consecutive loss to the surging Thunder on Sunday night.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook carried a relatively light load in Oklahoma City's 127-96 win over Phoenix (17-34) on Friday. Since losing four of seven, the Thunder (38-12) have shot 51.7 percent and averaged 119.3 points while beating Dallas, Golden State and the Suns by a combined 73 during a three-game homestand.
Durant and Westbrook did not play in the fourth quarter in any of those three contests.
Thabo Sefolosha scored a season-high 18 points Friday as Oklahoma City recorded its best home shooting night of the season -- collectively shooting 57.5 percent -- while posting its highest point total of the ...
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After awhile, you just have to marvel at the shear athleticism of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant.Earlier tonight in the second quarter of play against the Phoenix Suns, Durant found an opening in the Suns defense and threw down a nasty dunk on Phoenix's Markieff Morris:
PHOENIX (AP) -- Thabo Sefolosha made a career-high 5 of 7 3-pointers and the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Phoenix Suns for the second game in a row 97-69 on Sunday night.
The 28-point blowout followed a 127-96 Thunder romp over the Suns in Oklahoma City on Friday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points in 28 minutes in the Thunder's 10th straight victory over Phoenix...
Kevin Durant scored 21 points, Thabo Sefolosha had a season-high 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rode a gigantic third-quarter run to a 127-96 victory Friday night over the Phoenix Suns.
All five Thunder starters had at least one basket during a 21-0 run that put Oklahoma City in position to complete a perfect homestand with a third straight blowout. Russell Westbrook had a right...
Is it just me, or has this been the year of the Kevin Durant dunk? Seems like night after night, there is a new addition to the portfolio of monster slams for Durant.
The latest comes courtesy of Fatmanwriting.com
Check out Durant as he finishes over the Suns’ Markieff Morris
With the February 21st trade deadline approaching, the Suns have been one of the more active teams around the league. It was reported over the weekend that the Suns are trying to trade for Knicks guard Iman Shumpert, and according to Arizona Republic, Phoenix has also shown interest in Utah’s Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward.
According to Paul Coro, Arizona Republic:
The Suns also...
PHOENIX Judging the impact of the Lindsey Hunter Experiment can be a bit tricky when recent evidence is limited to a pair of weekend dates with the mighty Oklahoma City Thunder.
The last of these events ended with the Phoenix Suns needing a Wes Johnson tip-dunk at 7.8 seconds remaining to avoid establishing a new single-game, franchise record for fewest points. The 1981 Suns once...
The Phoenix Suns are looking into a possible trade with the New York Knicks. The Suns would love to have Iman Shumpert, but the Knicks want appropriate compensation. Phoenix may not be able to provide that, but the two sides are continuing to talk. Adrain Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports says that the Suns did not previously know that Shumpert would be available in a trade. The...
Kevin Durant gets up for the huge one-handed poster over Suns’ Markieff Morris.
The Suns have shown interest in Al Jefferson, Gordon Hayward and Iman Shumpert.
The Phoenix Suns are dangling Jared Dudley and potentially a future first-round pick in an attempt to pry Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that "the Knicks
have so far shown no inclination to do such a deal." Nor should they.
Shumpert is a young talent on a team loaded with aging veterans. If the Knicks were...
One of the perils that fans have to deal with when attending an NBA game is the possibility that they might be hit by the ball if they are sitting close to the action.During Sunday night's Oklahoma City Thunder/Phoenix Suns game, a female fan sitting courtside took a ball to the face after Kevin Durant accidentally deflected it: