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When Scott Brooks took over the Oklahoma City Thunder, his first task was trying to get the team to a point that it was even competitive in the fourth quarter.
A little more than three years later, opponents can't seem to put the Thunder away when it comes to crunch time.
In the blink of an eye after a 3-29 start a few seasons ago, Oklahoma City has gone from trying to avoid the worst record in league history to rolling into the NBA finals.
A youthful core featuring homegrown first-round draft picks Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Serge Ibaka has combined with a trio of veterans who already have championship rings to produce a title contender.
The Thunder will host Game 1 of the finals Tuesday night.
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Reggie is close to the Championship, yet so far.Reggie Jackson is four wins away from becoming an NBA Champion. Oklahoma City will be heavy favorites against whichever team wins the East and they will also have home-court advantage. The former BC star will have a front-row seat for most of the action. His problem? He's not likely to get on the court. Jackson had a decent start...
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Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: OKC is going to the NBA Finals.
The Oklahoma City Thunder, who partly figured out the Spurs and partly overwhelmed them, are going to the NBA Finals. They are the 15th team in NBA history to overcome a 2-0 deficit to reach the NBA Finals. It was an improbable comeback in...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.
Russell Westbrook added 25 points for the Thunder, who trailed Game 6 of the Western Conference finals by 18 in the first half and...
OKLAHOMA CITY—We said that they would do it in six and that is exactly what happened. The Thunder are the Western Conference champs and now have their feet kicked up awaiting the winner of the Eastern Conference finals.
To read this story and watch multiple videos from last night's victory please click the link below.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder are young, skillful and talented, but their tranquil state of mind, in the biggest moments, might just be their biggest strength.
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Since moving to Oklahoma City, the Thunder have simply climbed the Western Conference ladder step by step. After missing the playoffs in 2009, they lost to the eventual...
A 15-point halftime deficit couldn't stop Kevin Durant and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder of their championship dreams. And after a 107-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, the Thunder are now Western Conference Champions and will await the winner between Miami and Boston to battle in The Finals. The Spurs, who were facing elimination, got...