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Kevin Durant on notion no one wants to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘That’s (expletive)’

As the 2014-15 NBA season was just getting underway in October, a story written by Henry Abbott for ESPN The Magazine made the startling assertion that according to his anonymous sources inside the league, most players would prefer to not have Kobe Bryant as a teammate and that he ultimately is responsible for the downfall...Read More The post Kevin Durant on notion no one wants...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook nearly broke the backboard with this powerful two-handed dunk (VIDEO)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook threw down a two-handed jam in Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings that could likely be measured by the Richter scale. Westbrook produced 32 points, seven assists and six rebounds in the 104-92 win. But he really made his presence felt on one particular inbounds play late in the fourth quarter, when he managed to sneak...
Via The Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay throws down poster dunk on Serge Ibaka during Kings-Thunder

There are few things that are more impressive than a poster slam dunk and during tonight’s Sacramento Kings-Oklahoma City Thunder game, Rudy Gay showed off his aerial ability. Late in the second quarter, Rudy was able to get to the basket and decided to throw down the two-handed dunk in the face of Serge Ibaka: Rudy just put Ibaka on a poster! *** Rudy dunks on Ibaka [Sports...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay calls Kendrick Perkins a clown

Kendrick Perkins is one of the biggest trash talkers in the NBA. So it comes as no surprise that he’s gotten under the skin of yet another...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins on Rudy Gay: “I’d Rather Be a Clown Than a Virus”

Those are definitely some strong statements to make about another person. Kendrick Perkins’ trash talking has reached new levels but to be fair, Rudy Gay sort of initiated this by certain conversations he had. In an interview, Rudy Gay said the following about Perkins. “He might as well play with his face painted, he’s a clown to me.” Here’s Perkins’ response. Kendrick...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Weekly: Destined to make playoffs?

Better days are on the horizon at Oklahoma City. With the return of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Thunder are starting to look like a team destined to make playoffs winning eight of their last nine games. The Thunder climb up the Western Conference standings as they end their week strong defeating the Phoenix Suns.  The week that was The Thunder showed no sympathy to...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The OKC Thunder Are Surging Back Into the Playoff Picture

After Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant returned to the starting lineup for the Oklahoma City Thunder, everyone knew they could get back into...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. Month of December-Russel Westbrook

The Oklahoma City Thunder had an extremely rough start to the beginning of the 2014-15 regular season without the contribution of both superstars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. However, with the month of December under way, and the return of Mr. Fashion (Russell Westbrook) himself, the team is in great hands. Not to discredit the impact that Kevin Durant will have on the Thunder’s...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay on Kendrick Perkins: ‘He’s a clown to me’

            Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins ripped the Sacramento Kings earlier this season during their strong start. “These mother f—ers are still the Sacramento Kings,” Perkins said in a pregame speech. Sacramento forward Rudy Gay heard the comment and shared his thoughts on Perkins with Sactown Royalty. ...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Thunder Inquire About Wilson Chandler

The Oklahoma City Thunder have inquired about the availability of Wilson Chandler, according to sources. Chandler is averaging 14.7 points and 6.3 rebounds this season.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Perkins: 'I'm not going to be the bad guy' anymore

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Notable bad guy Kendrick Perkins said he's making some changes. No, he's probably not going to stop arguing with referees, and no, he's probably not going to be smiling a lot on the court, but he is apparently giving ground in the locker room. A season ago when the Chicago Bulls were in Oklahoma City, Bulls' center Joakim Noah wanted to come talk with Thunder guard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook throws down powerful one-handed slam (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook threw down a powerful one-handed slam dunk during the second quarter of Thursday night's game against Cleveland.Westbrook got ahead of the Cavaliers defense on a fast break and received the lead pass from teammate Reggie Jackson, then exploded for the strong finish.Westbrook was the star of the game with 26 points to lead the Thunder...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game Recap: Thunder Snap Cavs’ Win Streak

(Oklahoma City, OK) — A near-miraculous fourth quarter comeback came up short as a Cleveland Cavaliers team without the services of LeBron James lost a 103-94 road decision to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Thursday night action at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Oklahoma City’s 29-8 run that spanned across the third and fourth quarters proved to be too much to overcome. The defeat put...
Via Cavaliers Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs pregame dribbles: Will LeBron play against Thunder?

Tipoff: Chesapeake Energy Arena, 8 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 13-7; Thunder 8-13. TV: TNT . Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM; Cavaliers Radio Network. Projected Starters Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Shawn Marion; PG Kyrie Irving. Thunder: C Steven Adams; PF Serge Ibaka; SF Kevin Durant; SG Andre Roberson; PG Russell Westbrook. Injury Report Cavaliers...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs, Thunder look like title contenders in time for first matchup

A few weeks ago, things were not looking good for the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Oklahoma City Thunder. Now they're playing like the title contenders most expected them to be, just in time for their first matchup since LeBron James returned to the Cavaliers. Recent controversy surrounding James seemingly isn't distracting Cleveland, which brings its best win streak since his first...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

It's OK to get excited about the Cavs-Thunder game

OKLAHOMA CITY – Thunder coach Scott Brooks is a master of the mild. Not excitable. Never glass half-empty. Always steady and stable. So when Brooks says his team isn't treating Thursday's game against the Cavaliers as anything different, it's easy to believe him.  But that doesn't mean you don't have to feel the same way. In fact, you shouldn't. Be emotional. Get invested. Feel...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: I don't give a damn what people got to say

The Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves in “foreign territory,” as Kevin Durant puts it. After having its roster decimated by injuries, beginning and ending with Durant’s broken foot during the preseason and Russell Westbrook’s wrist injury in the team’s first regular season game — although the injury issues went deeper than that — the 26-year-old...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant gives signed shoes to kid who had his stolen

13-year-old Anthony Cupp was robbed of his Nike KD 7s right before Thanksgiving in his hometown of Warren, Michigan. Thankfully, Kevin Durant and the Detroit Pistons had the young man’s back. After all, it’s not like Anthony was casually given his pair of KD 7s. The Cupp family’s finances are tight. Anthony had strenuously saved Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Injury Update: Perry Jones set to return tonight vs. the 76ers

After missing 13 games with a bruised knee, Perry Jones of the Oklahoma City Thunder has finally been cleared to play and will be in the lineup come tonight’s game against the pathetic Philadelphia 76ers. News of Jones’ return was tweeted by Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman. For the first time this season the Thunder has its entire 15-man roster healthy. Perry Jones practiced...
Via NBA Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson throws down monster and-1 dunk vs Warriors (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Reggie Jackson dribbled around the defense and threw down a monster one-handed and-1 dunk during the second quarter of Sunday's game against Golden State.Jackson is doing his part to pick up the slack for injured teammate Russell Westbrook, and he certainly brought the home crowd to their feet with this play.Jackson led the Thunder with 22 points...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Audition Time for OKC’s New Generation

​ The Oklahoma City Thunder have been a playoff institution for so many years that their slow 3–9 start just might feel like the sky is falling for all of their fans. While medium-term injuries for both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are a surefire way for any team to take a little tumble down the standings, I think the Thunder are so far below .500 because of the massive...
Via The Sports Post
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Player Robert Swift Charged After Police Seize Grenade Launcher

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Wash., home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift’s bedroom during...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins hears imaginary 'MVP' chants?

Kendrick Perkins has fallen on some tough times during his last few seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After averaging over 10 points per game with the Boston Celtics in 2009-10, the big man managed just 3.4 points per game last season. Now, the two best players on his team — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook — are out due to injury and the Thunder are in trouble. With...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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