SCOTT BROOKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
During the past two games, Scott Brooks has made a subtle change to his crunchtime lineup.
Against both the Kings and Blazers, for stretches of the fourth quarter, Brooks has surrounded his three franchise centerpieces — Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka — with his two emerging young guns — Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb.
It's a dynamic and intriguing lineup...
Once apart of a great young core in OKC, Harden took on the same role as Durant as the leader of Houston.
In 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder ended a great season in the Finals to the champion Miami Heat. Although the series count of 4-1 does not illustrate exactly how competitive the series was, it was more than obvious that the Thunder were about one move away from dethroning the...
60 wins is big for any team. Especially for a team that was barely pushing 20 when they first came to town. However, even with a franchise record single-season win total, Scott Brooks does not boast the same affection he earned from Thunder fans a few years ago when he took home the NBA Coach [...]
DENVER -- The Thunder wanted to win this one for their coach.
But it wasn't to be.
On Saturday, Lee Brooks, the 79-year-old mother of Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks, had died in Northern California. Brooks decided to coach Sunday night against Denver at the Pepsi Center, but the Thunder fell short 121-118 in overtime.
We were trying to give him a win for his mom, said Thunder...
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...
The Oklahoma City Thunder may not have won the NBA Championship but they still have a lot to celebrate.
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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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2012
Scott Brooks has won 191 basketball games in less than four full seasons, directed the turnaround of a dormant franchise in a small market, managed the fragile chemistry of a young team and coached the Oklahoma City Thunder to within a whiff of the NBA Finals.
And still the question roars louder than ever across the landscape of this league: Is he good enough?
If it were only me...
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Like every other current head coach in the NBA, Scott Brooks has definitely paid his dues. The Oklahoma City head coach had stints as an assistant coach with the Nuggets, Kings and Sonics before first being named Seattle's interim and eventually full-time head coach in 2008. Since then, all the former Cal-Irvine Anteater standout has done is helped build the Thunder into a true...