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TORONTO -- Guard Russell Westbrook scored 23 points and had seven assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-92 before a crowd of 17,634 at Air Canada Centre on Sunday. It was the second win in a row for the Thunder (26-7) while the Raptors (12-22) have lost two in a row after going on a five-game home winning streak. Raptors rookie guard Terrence Ross left during the fourth quarter with a sprained left ankle and did not return, playing 12 minutes without a point. Forward Kevin Durant added 22 points and seven rebounds for the Thunder while Ibaka had 19 points and eight rebounds. From the bench, Kevin Martin contributed 14 points and Nick Collison had 10 points with eight rebounds. Swingman Alan Anderson came off the bench to lead Toronto with a career-high 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting. Center Amir Johnson, who has led the bench scoring seven times, scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Toronto in his first start of the season. DeMar D...
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Kevin Durant is showing his fiery side of late, and he places the blame firmly on his scowling teammate, Kendrick Perkins.
Durant spat a four-letter word at a referee last week to draw his first career ejection, but his misbehavior did not end there. Over the last three games, the Thunder star has accumulated three technical fouls. Such Rasheed Wallace-like behavior is out of character...
During the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 104-92 win on Sunday against the Toronto Raptors Kevin Durant showed off why he is one of the most dynamic big men in the game. KD took the ball at the top of the key with DeMar DeRozan guarding him and proceeded to cross him up twice, with no regard for DeRozan’s ankles, and finished the nice moves with a layup. [SLAM] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Kevin Durant was called Sunday for his third technical foul in Oklahoma City’s past three games, and the star forward sent a joke about it after the game.
3 techs in 3 games, not like me…@kendrickperkins is a bad influence on my life lol jk..I will be better, sorry guys
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) January 6, 2013
Kendrick Perkins is recognized as one of the more fiery players...
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Demar Derozan is the latest victim of Kevin Durant's lethal ball handling skills. If I was a coach, there probably isn't one player on my team who had the size and quickness to guard Durant so I'd double him on pretty much every possession. This play is exactly why I'd do that. Sucks the momentum right out of a team...
During an exciting Sunday of playoff football, there were a few NBA games on the schedule. The Oklahoma City Thunder despite the Clippers various win streaks have quietly gone about their business, and own the leagues best record with a 26-7 record.
In this video Kevin Durant gets an isolation one on one with Demar DeRozan. Even though DeRozan is amazingly athletic, he’s no...
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Wizards rookie Bradley Beal hit the game-winning dagger to down the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 Monday:
To Kevin Durant, an early afternoon start in Toronto against an improving Raptors team was a trap waiting to be sprung on Oklahoma City.
But with a balanced offensive attack, and a defensive correction in the second half, the Thunder steered clear of getting caught.
Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Durant had 22 and Oklahoma City beat the Raptors 104-92 on Sunday, giving the...
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Oklahoma City Head Coach Scott Brooks spoke with the media following the Thunder’s 99-101 loss to the Wizards. This marks their second consecutive loss to the Wizards in Washington in as many trips, dating back to last season. Coach Brooks talked about his team’s effort and the heart Washington showed throughout the game.
Though things could get more challenging while they spend a majority of the next few weeks on the road, the NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder looked pretty comfortable as the visiting team in their last game.
A matchup against the league's worst club isn't likely to give them much trouble, either.
Oklahoma City visits the nation's capital Monday night seeking a sixth...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love poster dunks and earlier tonight, Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson had a nice one against the Oklahoma City Thunder.Watch as Amir gets to the basket and throws down a two-handed jam on OKC's Serge Ibaka:
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 and the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back from a rare home loss to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-85 on Friday night.
Oklahoma City made eight of its first 10 3-point attempts in the second half and never trailed after scoring the final five points before halftime.
Serge Ibaka chipped in 15 points...
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder avoided consecutive home losses by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 109-85 on Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. With the win, the Thunder improved to 25-7 this season, while the Sixers dropped to 15-19. For Philadelphia, it was the seventh game of an eight-game road trip that began in Brooklyn against the Nets on Dec. 23. The Sixers...