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Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Toronto Raptors 108-88 on Tuesday night.
Wearing a black padded sleeve to protect his bruised left shoulder, Westbrook held Toronto's leading scorer, Kyle Lowry, to two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Lowry exited with 1:29 left in the second quarter with a right ankle sprain and did not return.
Serge Ibaka added 17 points and a game-high nine rebounds for Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant and reserve Kevin Martin each scored 15.
The Thunder led by as many as 29 points and never trailed after Durant converted a pair of free throws with 7:44 remaining in the first quarter.
Jonas Valanciunas led the Raptors with 18 points.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Toronto Raptors 108-88 on Tuesday night.
Wearing a black padded sleeve to protect his bruised left shoulder, Westbrook held Toronto's leading scorer, Kyle Lowry, to two points on 1-of-4 shooting. Lowry exited with 1:29 left in the second quarter...
It may only be the first week of November, but it is never too early to start thinking about Christmastime. Just ask Oklahoma City Thunder players Reggie Jackson, Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison, and Thabo Sefolosha as they star in this local television ad for a Norman, Okla., Chysler Jeep Dodge dealership.Everyone seems to be in the Christmas spirit except Perkins. I don't know if...
OKLAHOMA CITY Sometimes a home loss against an inferior team can be the kind of jump-start a team needs to get going again.
And sometimes Toronto comes to town.
Both happened for Oklahoma City.
After losing to Atlanta on Sunday in a listless, surprising and error-filled game by the Thunder, slump-busting Raptors showed up at Chesapeake Energy Arena and made it a game right up...
For fans of the OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER, here is the local media contingent covering your team. Newspaper- The Oklahoman is the city’s largest local newspaper and powered online by NewsOK. It’s sports site has a special section for the Thunder. Darnell Mayberry (Twitter), John Rohde (Twitter) and Anthony Slater (Twitter) patrol the beat and contribute to
The below video is a quick glimpse of Serge Ibaka blowing into Russell Westbrook’s ear. Enjoy.
video via @dailythunder
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Usually Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is use to dunking on people, while last night he got dunked on. Doing the damage was Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague. In the Hawks win over the Thunder Teague drove right down the lane and threw down a monster jam over Durant.
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While most of you were probably keeping tabs on the United States presidential race, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kevin Durant was busy dunking on people.
Check out this poster that he put on Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas:
(Courtesy of Los That Sports Blog)
It was a surprising move when the Oklahoma City Thunder decided to ship off James Harden to the Houston Rockets, days before the NBA season even started.
Harden was able to ink a five-year, $80 million deal once he made it to Houston, turning down a deal from the Thunder earlier that went for $54 million over four years.
Harden says he wanted to stay with OKC, but they didn’t...
We at Cosby Sweaters are still searching for a good term to replace “posterize,” and for this gem we have chosen to go with baptismal. Kevin Durant took absolutely no mercy on election night when he dunked all over rookie Jonas Valanciunas. The Thunder dominated the Toronto Raptors 108-88 and there is no word if Jonas will return to the NBA following that embarrassment.
Game 4: vs. TORONTO W (108-88)
The Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 20-point, election night victory over the Toronto Raptors Tuesday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder finished with a season-high 24 assists with six players scoring in double-digits.
Oklahoma City’s ball movement was one of the main factors in their 20-point victory over [...]
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder needed a win. Coming off a lackluster performance against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, the Thunder also needed a convincing performance. Oklahoma City achieved both goals Tuesday, rolling over the struggling Toronto Raptors 108-88 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder had six players score in double figures, led by Russell Westbrook...
Pictured above are Nick Collison, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and Serge Ibaka. What they’re wearing is Oklahoma City’s new, different, and completely unexciting navy blue alternate uniform. The uniform looks like something an unartistic child would design with MS Paint, and will make its unfortunate debut on Friday night.
The Thunder are just the latest of many teams...
OKLAHOMA CITY - Somewhere lost along the way of the James Harden talk and the chemistry and temperature of the Thunder, there are some real issues that need to be addressed.
Like when is this team going to start holding onto the ball?
But maybe it doesn't even matter.
Twenty turnovers against Atlanta, 17 against Toronto and a ridiculous average of more than 17 per game so...
As you can see from Kendrick Perkins' performance here.