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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014
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