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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat might be the toughest NBA Finals to call in quite some time. They are alternately very similar and quite different. They each boast a 1-2 punch that can be both explosive and inconsistent. But, as usual, this will be a series that comes down to match-ups, and I think the enough match-ups fall on OKC’s side of things.
When Miami has the ball, I expect OKC to put Thabo Sefolosha on Dwyane Wade in an effort to mimic the Celtics plan to limit Wade and the rest of the group in hopes of keeping Miami’s scoring in check. Remember, in that monster Game 6 performance by LeBron James, the Heat still didn’t score 100 points. So it’s possible to let him have an historic game but still keep within striking distance. I’d let Kevin Durant handle LeBron James 1-on-1 and deal with the consequences. Put Westbrook on Chalmers, Serge Ibaka on Shane Battier and Perkins on Chris Bosh.
In a best-case scenario for OKC, Durant plays off LeBron, dares him to sh...
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Thunder player James Harden has become tremendously popular with the team's fans and now they can emulate his facial hair courtesy of a beard printout available in PDF form.
At 23 years old Oklahoma Thunder’s Kevin Durant still has a baby face so in this video of him when he was 17 he looks like an infant! Anyway, someone on the innerwebs dug up this video of Kevin at Seat Pleasant Recreational Center in MD. In the video, you can already see Kevin showing signs of that accessible and cautiously candid personality we in the media and blogophere are...
The great thing about Russell Westbrook is that in every game, he captures all the reasons so many basketball fans hate him as well as all the reasons so many fans love him. On the massive stage of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Westbrook was no different Tuesday. He hit only one of his five shots in the first quarter and seemed, as usual, about as in control as a speed skater in his...
Playing in his 1st NBA finals game Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant was unstoppable. As the Thunder beat the Miami Heat in Game 1 105-94. The Heat had no answer for the scoring champ. Durant finished the game with 36 points on 12 of 20 shooting from the field. 4 of those field goals were three pointers. Durant also added 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Another Thunder game. Another time Russell Westbrook makes us ask “WTF is he wearing?”
This time, for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday, Westbrook showed up wearing a white collared shirt printed with what appear to be skiers. If you blur your vision it kind of looks like something John Travolta wears in “Saturday Night Fever.” And he also brought back the red glasses...
OKLAHOMA CITY- The Thunder won Game 1 of the NBA Finals much as how they have won a large percentage of their playoff games. To read the rest of this feature and watch post game videos,click the link below to visit playersview.net
The NBA Finals start Tuesday night, and basketball fans couldn’t ask for a better matchup. The Thunder and Heat are arguably the two most athletic teams in the league, so if fast-paced basketball and high scoring affairs are your thing you’re in for a treat. As you can see from the photo above that Instagram user Bethany_Young shared with us, even the Oklahoma churches are fired...
Those who witnessed game one of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, watched as a team evolved and matured before their eyes, from a squad that played tentatively during the first 12 minutes of action, to a team that dominated both ends of the court during the final period, leading to their winning the contest. Perhaps, the Oklahoma City Thunder were a bit overcome with the size of...
The Oklahoma City Thunder did not look sharp coming out of the gate in game one of the NBA Finals, as they hosted the Miami Heat Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena, as they seemed ill at ease during the first quarter of the club’s first trip to the Association’s Championship round, allowing their visitors to jump on top by seven points at the conclusion of the quarter....
Game 1 off the NBA finals went to the Thunder. But what about the OTHER battle, the fashion one? Russell Westbrook wore a shirt from the 2012 Prada spring collection and of course, personality frames. KD opted for a slim cut suit in black. King James opted for a color mash featuring a berry shirt, [...]
Well, game one of the 2012 NBA Finals is in the book and the story brings back lots of memories. Unstoppable tonight. Look familiar? (Reuters) Of playoffs past. Of LeBron James. But I'm not talking about the false narrative (that I've never floated here) that he chokes in crunch time or can't ever win a championship. (Although I'll most likely go to my grave rooting...
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It’s the finals every body wanted.
LeBron James versus anti-LeBron James, aka Kevin Durant. The makeup of both the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat could not be any more different.
Miami built their big-3 through free agency in the summer of 2010. James and Chris Bosh upped with Dwyane Wade, which of course prompted this. Meanwhile, just days after...