SCOTT BROOKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
When the devastating news broke that Kevin Durant would be missing anywhere between six to eight weeks of action, I admit my first thoughts shifted away from Durant. It’s not that I wasn’t concerned about Durant; watching anyone forced out of a game he loves because of an unforeseen injury is always a crushing sight. […]
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Scott Brooks wouldn't take the easy way out and say his team has just been unlucky.
Because, really, there's some truth in that. The Thunder have been unlucky. Devastatingly so.
Russell Westbrook's knee two seasons ago, Serge Ibaka's calf last season and now Kevin Durant's foot. The first two effectively resulted in the Thunder's season ending...
Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook for the first time, refused to argue with his coach assessment.
“I believe Russell is the best point guard in basketball,” Brooks said, unprompted. “That’s happened over time. I’ve seen Russell every practice, every game, every film session...
Reggie Jackson has been given a starting role for the struggling Thabo Sefolosha.
When Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks started Caron Butler for the struggling Thabo Sefolosha in the second round of the playoffs against the Los Angeles Clippers, it was a first for him. That move was the first time that he changed his starting lineup for reasons other than injury since...
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...
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...
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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