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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 21 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 103-80 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Martin had 18 points for the Thunder, who came in 1 games behind San Antonio for the top spot in the Western Conference. San Antonio was hosting Denver.
Washington had won its previous two games against Oklahoma City, winning the only meeting during the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season before stunning the Thunder 101-99 in Washington on Jan. 7 -- the second despite playing without point guard John Wall.
Wall, coming off 47 points in a win over Memphis, overcame 3-of-18 shooting to finish with 18 points and 12 assists, but he had limited help. Numerous injuries and illness left the Wizards with only eight players in uniform.
Washington was missing Trevor Ariza (flu), Leandro Barbosa (torn left knee ligament), Bradley Beal (sprained left ankle), Nene (sore right knee), Martell Webster (abdominal strain) and A.J. ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade combined with Gatorade to make one of the best commercials I’ve seen this year.
Check the “Fixation” commercial out here:
H/T to Slam Online for the video.
Kevin Durant and Dwayne Wade met in last season's NBA Finals when their Thunder and Heat squads clashed for the NBA crown. Wade's Heat eventually walked away as champions while Durant and OKC were left to have eyes set on returning to the Finals this season.
Fast forward to this season and it would not be out of the realm of possibility for the Thunder and Heat to meet...
Kevin Durant called last week's game at Orlando a "Must win."
Kind of strange, considering it was May. Stranger that it was Orlando.
But the stranger thing is Durant may have been right.
While the time and the place for the comment seems premature and out of line, the fact is the Thunder have to win against Orlando and the rest of the bottom feeders of the league...
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a video of Miami Heat star LeBron James tackling a fan after he hit a half-court shot.Well, over the weekend, that act repeated itself as an Oklahoma City Thunder fan by the name of Justin Dougherty drains a half-court shot for $20,000 during OKC's victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.Watch as OKC star Kevin Durant comes...
Following a a 103-80 loss at Chesapeake Energy Arena Wednesday night, John Wall was asked if he though OKC’s Russell Westbrook was the NBA’s fastest player. The third-year-point guard didn’t think twice before insisting he is the league’s fastest player.
According to John Rohde, The Oklahoman:
“No, I’m going to say myself..”
Wall wouldn’t even say for certain that...
Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade have teamed up with Gatorade for a pretty cool new commercial entitled Fixation.
The commercial reenacts the NBA Finals matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat from last year’s playoffs. From the YouTube description, “Fixation is a story about the relentless inner drive of athletes to be the best they can be.” Durant even...
So, Nike has introduced some new superhero shoes for Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. Superhero shoes? Yeah, basically Nike had to release some new shoes for the NBA playoffs, and came up with a superhero theme. Officially, this is the Elite Series 2.0 line and, truth be told, they are pretty sweet.
There's a little bit of a sticking point, though: They violate the...
UP UP AND AWAY!
Nike's ELITE Series 2.0 - LeBron, Kobe, & KD
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love posting commercials starring NBA players and the latest one from the folks over at Gatorade feature two of the biggest stars in the Association.Check out Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant in a new commercial which shows one of KD's worst dreams:
Tweet Sports drink Gatorade has been ramping up their advertising as the NBA playoffs approach an have enlisted Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade to star in their newest campaign. This one features Durant and Wade having nightmares about facing each other: Check out the cool new ad below: If you recall, the Heat and Thunder [...]
Following a game against the Thunder, Wizards point guard John Wall was asked if thinks Russell Westbrook is the fastest player in the NBA. He does not.
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
8:00 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
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Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
When the Magic hired Rob Hennigan, they made no hiding the fact that the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs are their models. With the Thunder in town last week, there was glowing praise for Hennigan as a talent evaluator and for what he is beginning to build in Orlando.
The top two seeds in the Western Conference are solid models for the organization. They are both...