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Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka will miss the Thunder's game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night because of a chest contusion.
Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Ibaka will be replaced in the starting lineup by Nick Collison.
Ibaka had not missed any games previously this season, and was averaging 14.3 points and 8.4 rebounds.
The 6-foot-10 Ibaka was injured in the third quarter of Oklahoma City's 116-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
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Oklahoma City Thunder play by play man Brian Davis was not happy with this sequence at the end of Sunday night's Blazers-Thunder game in Portland. OKC had a four point lead late on and after a Blazers three, Portland needed to foul with the shot clock turned off. A couple Thunder players almost get tackled in the backcourt and amazingly, no whistle is blown. Luckily for...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- There was no Serge Ibaka, no Thabo Sefolosha in the Oklahoma City Thunder's lineup Sunday night at the Rose Garden. There was way too much Kevin Durant, however, for the Portland Trail Blazers. Durant scored 22 of his 33 points in the second half to lift the Thunder past the Blazers 87-83 Sunday night at the Rose Garden. Oklahoma City (29-8) earned its...
Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant put on a Harlem Globetrotter like exhibition of dribbling last week. Last night he displayed the silly olay move before the slam.
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I love jock fashion. Today’s athletes aren’t afraid to express themselves via fashion. Some days that works out really well and other times, it gives us great giggles! Let’s take a look at some of my favorite ensembles from last week. Thunder star Russell Westbrook was giving his best Martin Lawrence “You so Crazy” look, [...]
Kevin Durant had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped Portland's nine-game winning streak at the Rose Garden with an 87-83 victory over the Trail Blazers on Sunday night.
Russell Westbrook added 18 points and nine assists for the Thunder, who played without starters Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefolosha because of injuries.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 33 points and 11 rebounds...
Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder have taken their high-scoring act on the road, where they'll mostly spend the rest of January.
The Portland Trail Blazers, though, have been pretty stingy at home recently.
Oklahoma City looks to end Portland's nine-game home winning streak by earning a fifth straight victory in the series Sunday night.
The Thunder (28-8) rank...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Kevin Durant scored 22 of his 33 points in the second half to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Portland Trail Blazers 87-83 Sunday night at the Rose Garden. It was the eighth win in 10 games and 20th in the past 25 outings for the Thunder (29-8). The Blazers, who won 12 of their previous 16 games, saw their nine-game home winning streak end. Portland...
PHOENIX – Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 77 points, including 47 of their team’s 51 points in the second half, as the Oklahoma City Thunder won their 30th game of the season with a 102-90 win over the Phoenix Suns Monday. Kevin Martin added 12 points, all in the first half, for the Thunder, who improved to an NBA-best 30-8 behind their vaunted 1-2 punch. Oklahoma...
NEW YORK – The Milwaukee Bucks’ Brandon Jennings and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 13. Jennings led Milwaukee to a 3-1 week, including come-from-behind road victories over the Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors. He spearheaded...