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Oklahoma City Thunder
ATLANTA Russell Westbrook delivered an emphatic slam and as the Hawks called timeout, he walked toward midcourt, screaming and pumping his fists.
He was met by Kevin Durant, who high-fived his teammate before putting his hand on the back of Westbrook's head as the All-Star duo walked toward the Thunder's bench.
"We put our pants on just like they do," Atlanta forward Josh Smith said. "We're not going to back down from anybody, no matter what the record is, no matter what the media says about a team. We're not scared of anybody. We're willing to take the challenge."
It was a game that offered the surprising Hawks a chance to prove they belong among the NBA's best. Instead, one of the league's truly elite turned it into a showcase.
Durant scored a season-high 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while Westbrook had 27 points and 11 assists in the Thunder's 100-92 win, their 12th straight.
It was an impressive display as Durant ...
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As you might figure, we here at That NBA Lottery Pick love dunks and the one that Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did last night against the Atlanta Hawks is worth a look.It happened in the first quarter of play as he drives past Hawks guard DeShawn Stevenson for the vicious one-handed slam dunk:
Russell Westbrook threw down a monstrous one-handed slam against the Atlanta Hawks last night. These kind of displays have become a regularity for the Oklahoma City Thunder guard. OKC dispatched the host Hawks 100-92 as Kevin Durant poured in a game-high 41 points. Westbrook chipped in 27 points in the winning effort.Might Westbrook be one of the top five dunkers in the league? Empirical...
Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks doesn't expect Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to both have their shots falling every night.
Perhaps those expectations should be different when they're facing the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The league-best Thunder will try to extend their winning streak to 13 on Thursday night in Minneapolis, where they'll also go for a 13th...
The Minnesota Timberwolves snapped the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant’s 12-game win streak on Friday night.Kevin Durant finished the night with 33 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists, with his most impressive three points (he was fouled and converted the free throw) coming when he hit this shot. Durant’s shot, a bit lucky, rolled over the glass and onto the top of the backboard...
Although the Oklahoma City Thunder 12 game winning streak was snapped by the Minnesota Timberwolves, the highlight of the night still went to Kevin Durant. There is no question that Durant is the best pure scorer in the league and he has made every shot out there. Well, last night he added another impossible shot to his list.
During the 3rd quarter Durant was driving the lane and...
The Thunder are rolling! They currently have a league-best 12 games win streak with the latest coming Wednesday night against the Hawks. Russell Westbrook Instagramed his pregame look complete with studded denim vest, camo pants and a t-shirt from Lil Wayne’s Truk Fit line. His teammate Serge Ibaka opted for a classic look pairing [...]
The Minnesota Timberwolves ended the Thunder's 12 game winning streak last night when they beat them 99-93. The wolves were lead by Kevin Love like usual with 28 points and 11 boards. On the other side of the ball Kevin Durant lead the way with 33 points and two of them came in a very unusual way. Check out the video below of Durant taking the ball to the hole and drawing...
Thunder star post big moment in game.
Wanda Pratt is an NBA mom.
Kevin Durant is her son.
Looking for her? She can be found in her court side seats during every Oklahoma City Thunder home game at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The NBA thought she and Kevin should be included in the “Big shots” element of its ongoing “Big” campaign, so they made a commercial which demonstrates just how dedicated she...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Kevin Durant set a season high with 41 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Atlanta Hawks 100-92 on Wednesday night for their 12th straight win.
Russell Westbrook had 27 points -- 21 in the first half -- and 11 assists. Durant, who had 18 points in the fourth period, had 13 rebounds.
No other Oklahoma City player scored in double figures.
OKLAHOMA CITY Got to talk with Greg Popovich the other day when San Antonio came to town for a game against the Thunder.
Got me thinking, too, on how drastically different these teams approach the regular season.
In Oklahoma City, the company line is, "We're just trying to get better." In San Antonio, the lines, the reasoning and the direction from Popovich, the...
ATLANTA -- Kevin Durant scored a season-high 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at Philips Arena. The Thunder earned their 12th consecutive win, the longest winning streak for the team since moving to Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook scored 27 points -- 21 in the first half -- and had 11...
MINNEAPOLIS The last time the Timberwolves played the Thunder, on April 14, they lost by five points, 115-110, and the game was within two points with just 16 seconds left.
The time before that, on March 23, it went to double overtime, another Timberwolves loss, 149-140. That night, J.J. Barea had a triple-double and Kevin Love scored a career-high 51 points. Barea finished with...