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OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder needed a win. Coming off a lackluster performance against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, the Thunder also needed a convincing performance. Oklahoma City achieved both goals Tuesday, rolling over the struggling Toronto Raptors 108-88 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder had six players score in double figures, led by Russell Westbrook, who had 19 points on 5-of-12 shooting. Serge Ibaka added 17 points, while Kevin Durant chipped in with 15 on only 11 shots. While the game should silence critics of the Thunder (2-2) for one night, the Raptors saw their struggles continue. Toronto (1-3) lost in every facet of the game. Jonas Valanciunas paced Toronto with 18 points, and Andrea Bargani had 16 points and six rebounds. Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks could see his team was playing uninspired basketball to start the season after reaching last season's NBA Finals. He wasn't worried because he knew it wouldn't last long...
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It may only be the first week of November, but it is never too early to start thinking about Christmastime. Just ask Oklahoma City Thunder players Reggie Jackson, Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison, and Thabo Sefolosha as they star in this local television ad for a Norman, Okla., Chysler Jeep Dodge dealership.Everyone seems to be in the Christmas spirit except Perkins. I don't know if...
Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Toronto Raptors 108-88 on Tuesday night.
Wearing a black padded sleeve to protect his bruised left shoulder, Westbrook held Toronto's leading scorer, Kyle Lowry, to two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Lowry exited with 1:29 left in the second quarter with a right ankle...
OKLAHOMA CITY Sometimes a home loss against an inferior team can be the kind of jump-start a team needs to get going again.
And sometimes Toronto comes to town.
Both happened for Oklahoma City.
After losing to Atlanta on Sunday in a listless, surprising and error-filled game by the Thunder, slump-busting Raptors showed up at Chesapeake Energy Arena and made it a game right up...
For fans of the OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER, here is the local media contingent covering your team. Newspaper- The Oklahoman is the city’s largest local newspaper and powered online by NewsOK. It’s sports site has a special section for the Thunder. Darnell Mayberry (Twitter), John Rohde (Twitter) and Anthony Slater (Twitter) patrol the beat and contribute to
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Toronto Raptors 108-88 on Tuesday night.
Wearing a black padded sleeve to protect his bruised left shoulder, Westbrook held Toronto's leading scorer, Kyle Lowry, to two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Lowry exited with 1:29 left in the second quarter...
While most of you were probably keeping tabs on the United States presidential race, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kevin Durant was busy dunking on people.
Check out this poster that he put on Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas:
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The Oklahoma City Thunder are off to a slow start, but newcomer Kevin Martin isn't.
Neither is Martin's former backcourt mate, Kyle Lowry, who is also making quite an impression with his new team.
Off to their worst start since relocating from Seattle, the Thunder close out a three-game homestand Tuesday night when the Toronto Raptors try to build on their first victory...
Usually Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is use to dunking on people, while last night he got dunked on. Doing the damage was Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague. In the Hawks win over the Thunder Teague drove right down the lane and threw down a monster jam over Durant.
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We at Cosby Sweaters are still searching for a good term to replace “posterize,” and for this gem we have chosen to go with baptismal. Kevin Durant took absolutely no mercy on election night when he dunked all over rookie Jonas Valanciunas. The Thunder dominated the Toronto Raptors 108-88 and there is no word if Jonas will return to the NBA following that embarrassment.
Game 4: vs. TORONTO W (108-88)
The Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 20-point, election night victory over the Toronto Raptors Tuesday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder finished with a season-high 24 assists with six players scoring in double-digits.
Oklahoma City’s ball movement was one of the main factors in their 20-point victory over [...]
The last dunk we showed you on here was a posterizing slam from the Hawks' Jeff Teague over Thunder superstar Kevin Durant. And on Tuesday night against the Raptors, Durant was on the other end of such a play, as he usually is.
Watch Durant dunk all over Toronto rookie seven-footer Jonas Valanciunas in a 108-88 Oklahoma City victory:
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As you can see from Kendrick Perkins' performance here.