What the Oklahoma City Thunder said about its 101-89 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans

Thunder coach Scott Brooks: (On the game tonight) ''We didn’t do a good job of stopping the basketball in the second half. Tyreke (Evans) got to the paint too many times, he got to the free throw line too many times – I think 11 times in the 2nd half. We fouled them early and put him (Evans) on the free throw line. They got in the bonus too early. We didn’t play well...
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Thunder: No plans to rest Durant

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks has no plans to give Kevin Durant a day of rest over the club's final four games, according to the Daily Oklahoman. "It's nothing that I've talked about and worried about," Brooks told the website. "Fatigue is not an issue with our group. His minutes are right at 38 to 39 minutes a game. During this stretch, we...
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Thunder takes down Clippers

There’s a reason Scott Brooks doesn’t put a ton of stock into seeding. And it’s real simple. “It’s not about who has the best seed,” the Thunder coach said before a pivotal showdown with the Los Angeles Clippers that would go a long way in determining just that. “It’s about who can win four out of seven.” Oklahoma City is confident it can win anywhere, against...
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Thunder need to adjust with Westbrook back in the mix

All along, Scott Brooks has told us there's a plan in place for Russell Westbrook. OK, but Brooks didn't say he was going to stick to it. Brooks said Westbrook won't play both ends of back-to-back games and also said Westbrook will be limited to no more than 30 minutes, then said no more than 32 minutes. Must have been the craziness of the regular season that got to Brooks...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooks proud of Thunder after 3-game road trip

The Oklahoma City Thunder own a modest three-game winning streak, but the way they reached that mark is worth a little praise. Especially from their head coach Scott Brooks. The Thunder concluded a three-game East Coast trip on Saturday night with a 119-118 double overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors. OKC also beat the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers during the trip...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC's Brooks to coach Western Conference All-Stars

Oklahoma City's Scott Brooks has earned his second All-Star coaching assignment. Brooks clinched the Western Conference spot Wednesday night when Portland lost to Memphis, guaranteeing the Thunder (36-10) will have a better winning percentage than the Trail Blazers through Sunday. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is ineligible because he coached the West last year. Brooks...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder coach Brooks back day after mother's death

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks was on the bench leading his team in Sunday night's game against the Denver Nuggets one day after his 79-year-old mother's death. Brooks said in a statement that he decided to coach the game because that's what he feels his mother, Lee Brooks, would have wanted. ''I appreciate the thoughts and prayers that are with my...
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January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder resigns Scott Brooks to a $16 million dollar deal.

The Oklahoma City Thunder may not have won the NBA Championship but they still have a lot to celebrate. Please click the link below to read this story.
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Father's Day basketball resonates with Brooks

MIAMI -- Bill Stricker has an idea for Father's Day. "A win would be a great present," Stricker said of Scott Brooks coaching Oklahoma City against Miami in Sunday's Game 3 of the NBA Finals. No, Stricker isn't actually Brooks' father. But Brooks looks at him that way. When Brooks was less than 2 years old and growing up in Lathrop, Calif., his father...
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June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Brooks gets special moment as Thunder reach finals

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks knows he has really accomplished something by getting his team to the NBA finals. His 79-year-old mother Lee, who hates flying, is going to get on a plane to come watch his Thunder play for the championship. Brooks said Friday his mother refused to fly to see him play in the NBA until he was on the Houston Rockets team that played for and...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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