Found December 29, 2011 on ESPN:
Oklahoma Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant got into a shouting match on the bench during a second-quarter timeout of Oklahoma's 98-95 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, the Oklahoman reported Wednesday.

Russell Westbrook-Kevin Durant Altercation Leads to 0-13 Shooting Night

The supposed rift between Oklahoma City stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant took another turn on Wednesday night. Oklahoman reporter Darnell Mayberry says Westbrook and Durant got into an altercation on the Thunder bench after players objected to the way Westbrook scolded teammate Thabo Sefolosha. Westbrook was upset that Sefolosha passed on an open shot and cursed at him. Teammates...

Thunder edge Grizzlies 98-95 in playoff rematch

Kevin Durant is learning to be patient if he gets off to a bad start shooting. Durant showed the new approach Wednesday night, scoring 32 points, despite missing six of his first seven shots, as the Oklahoma City Thunder remained undefeated with a 98-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. ''You know, I think I'm maturing as a player,'' Durant said. ''...

Kevin Durant Fights with Russell Westbrook

After the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated last year in the playoffs, the talk surrounding the team was concerning how well Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook could coexist. While Westbrook is a talented point guard, he’s also a player who looks to score first — and that doesn’t mesh well with Durant, who is arguably the NBA’s best scorer. The rocky relationship between...

Kevin Durant hits buzzer beating three to beat the Mavs (Video)

  Just when it looked like the defending NBA Champions, were going to get their first win of the season, Kevin Durant broke their heats. Newly acquired Vince Carter hit a three pointer; on a pass from Dirk Nowitzki to give the Dallas Mavericks a 102-101 lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder with 1.4 seconds left. Then Durant stole the show. He hit a 35 foot buzzer beating...

Thunder fans give Russell Westbrook a hand -- and he answers back

Don't go calling this Thunder season "special," yet. Even after Kevin Durant's buzzer-beater from somewhere near...

Russell Westbrook Reportedly Feels Coach Scott Brooks Blames Him for Losses

Russell Westbrook already seems to have some friction with Kevin Durant. Might his biggest problem be with Thunder coach Scott Brooks? In a post explaining why Russell Westbrook won’t work in Oklahoma City, J.A. Adande slipped in the following nugget: “[Westbrook's] told friends he feels Thunder coach Scott Brooks blames him for losses, while the credit for victories goes...

Recap: Memphis vs. Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant scored 32 points and hit a critical jumper down the stretch, as the Thunder shot down the Grizzlies, 98- 95, in a rematch of last season's Western Conference semifinals.

Durant's 32 help Thunder stay unbeaten (AP)

Kevin Durant scored 32 points, James Harden added 20, and the Oklahoma City Thunder remained undefeated with a 98-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Durant, who started the game 1 of 7, made nine of his next 10 before making the clinching free throws with a second left. Kendrick Perkins added 10 for Oklahoma City, but point guard Russell Westbrook had only...

Video: Luke Ridnour gets humiliated courtesy of Russell Westbrook

I bet Minnesota Timberwolves' Luke Ridnour wishes he can pull a LeBron James and have the following video confiscated ASAP.In what can only be described as a pure humiliation, Ridnour had the unenviable task of guarding Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook during last night's contest. During one series, Ridnour got crossed-up so bad by Westbrook, it's as if...

Suns-Thunder Preview

Kevin Durant seems poised to take the Oklahoma City Thunder to new heights this season. Helping the franchise get off to its best start in 13 years would set a good tone. Coming off a thrilling victory over the defending NBA champions, Oklahoma City looks to beat the visiting Phoenix Suns for the fourth straight time Saturday night. Durant kept the Thunder (4-0) undefeated by hitting...

Thunder notebook: Russell Westbrook struggles after altercation with Kevin Durant

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.comOKC THUNDER — Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook appear to argue on bench during a second-quarter timeout.Read more on

Grizzlies vs. Thunder preview

By MIKE LIPKASTATS Editor After opening with a lackluster performance against the team they stunned in the playoffs last season, the Memphis Grizzlies now must try to improve versus the club they couldn't overcome. The Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder square off Wednesday night in Memphis for the first time since their seven-game series last spring as Kevin Durant tries...

Thunder fans give Russell Wesbrook a hand — and he answers back

BY MIKE SHERMAN, Sports Editor, msherman@opubco.comDon't go calling this Thunder season “special,” yet.Even after Kevin Durant's buzzer-beater from somewhere near the Oklahoma River gave the Thunder a 104-102 victory over Dallas, coach Scott Brooks cautioned against it in his postgame news conference.Read more on
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