Found June 19, 2012 on
The Sport Mentalist 2:
The Oklahoma City Thunder practically stormed through the playoffs on the way to their first NBA Finals appearance since moving to Oklahoma. And no one is more responsible for the Thunder’s magical run than Kevin Durant.
Durant has been otherworldly with his ability to score points in bunches and hit shots from just about anywhere on the floor. He is averaging 28. 3 points-per-game while shooting 51.8 percent from the field. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »
BEST OF MAXIM
THE NAME GAME
Kevin Durant is being sued by a musician who claims he has trademark rights to the player's nickname.
FAR TOO MODEST
During a recent interview, Kevin Durant stated that one should look to "guys like the Kobe Bryants and the LeBrons and the DWades" for examples of true NBA superstars.
As the Oklahoma City Thunder are one loss way from being eliminated in the NBA Finals, it appears that Kevin Durant jersey-burning has already started.
Check out this picture that shows two guys using lighters to set a Durant jersey ablaze:
(Courtesy of Black Sports Online)
The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Miami Heat 104-98 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and now trail 3-1 in the series. History says that the Thunder are done because no team has ever been able to come back from a 3-1 deficit and win an NBA Championship. But doesn’t it seem he Thunder seem like the perfect team to something like that?
Seriously, Thunder fans, this one isn’t over...
Oklahoma City Thunder’s star point guard Russell Westbrook receives quite amount of flack for being a scoring pont versus being a true point. While his critics will continue to bash him, his ability to score is what drives the Thunder’s success, well, right along with Kevin Durant’s AWESOMENESS! The good folks over at Inside [...]
Although the Oklahoma City Thunder lost game three of the 2012 NBA Finals to the Miami Heat, they can take solace that star Kevin Durant had yet another great game with 25 points.
In the fourth quarter after a steal by teammate James Harden, Durant threw down a nasty two-handed jam off an alley-oop pass:
Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Miami finishes like a champ, OKC doesn't
When you're fighting a team that can match all your physical tools and even win a few of the matchups against you, you need to come up with some other way to win. Usually, that "other" way is to capitalize on the other...
Game 3 of the NBA finals are upon us and there are five key things that will certainly determine the outcome of this one.
They have nothing to do with LeBron James or Kevin Durant as they will as expected give the audience their heart and soul.
Let’s look at the true difference makers.
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With the game once again knotted up late in the fourth quarter, Oklahoma City choked.
Despite the league’s best player—the only guy who has shown the ability to slow down Kevin Durant, by the way—checking in and out of play with a leg cramp, the Thunder failed to execute on both ends of the floor, falling into a 3-1 hole in the NBA Finals with a third consecutive loss.
Game 3 of the NBA Finals was a potentially huge game for the young Oklahoma City Thunder squad, a game in which they could take the upper hand in what has been a tightly fought series. Much was expected of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the young Thunder in their first road test of the NBA Finals. How did they respond? Durant got into foul trouble and Westbrook...
For those of us who sadly waste our idle time fantasizing about David Simon creating a sixth season of "The Wire," we fill the void in our souls by constantly relating real-life events to the HBO masterpiece.
And so that explains how in the midst of an NBA Finals series that is rightfully drawing comparisons to the 1980s Celtics-Lakers clashes, I find myself not reminiscing...
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked like they were on their way to an NBA Championship, after defeating the last three teams from the Western Conference to win the Association’s Title, on their way to the NBA Finals. The Thunder swept the Dallas Mavericks, knocked off the Los Angeles Lakers by a 4-1 margin and then came back to win four straight after dropping the first two games...
MIAMI -- Once again it was riveting theater. Once again it came down to the finish. And while the Miami Heat moved to a 2-1 lead in these best-of-seven NBA Finals with a 91-85 victory Sunday night over the Oklahoma City Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, the sense is this series is just getting started. With LeBron James and Kevin Durant again doing their part, the drama...