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Report: Hiring Scott Brooks could help Knicks land Durant

With the New York Knicks head coaching position arguably being more attractive than it has been in years, several high-profile candidates reportedly are interested in the job, including Tom Thibodeau, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy, Jeff Hornacek, David Blatt and Scott Brooks, among others. While all the potential candidates have their qualities — although none of them run the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Knicks have ‘real chance’ at Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook would look good in New York Knicks blue next to Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. Nobody would debate such a statement outside of Oklahoma City. It doesn’t sound like it is wildly out of the realm of possibility, either, not with the Knicks in need of a superstar point guard and New York not just offering New York and two superstars, but a guy by the name...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Caught In NBA's Transition From Big To Small

The first half of the Golden State Warriors game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday played out exactly like the Warriors recent games with the San Antonio Spurs and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The defending NBA champions took the best shot from one of their main rivals and it bounced off them like it hadn't even happened. The Thunder raced out to an early 9-0 lead before...
Via RealGM - NBA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook’s triple double potential

The top three career triple double leaders of all time are first Oscar Robertson who had 181, second Magic Johnson with 138, and third Jason Kidd with 107. Lebron James has the most triple doubles among active players with 38 and one would assume he would have the best chance to crack the top three all time by the end of his career. However, you can make the case that Russell Westbrook...
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Durant, Westbrook on loss to Warriors: We're not scared

All roads to the NBA Finals in the Western Conference go through the Golden State Warriors, and the Oklahoma City Thunder are once again being asked how they intend to get there. The Thunder lost at Golden State 116-108 on Saturday night, and that was despite a lot of things going their way. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbook were very good, Enes Kanter contributed a double-double...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City changes the conversation in the West, especially Oakland

The Oklahoma City Thunder deserve the thanks and appreciation of the NBA community. They’ve just made this season infinitely more interesting. * The ability to witness greatness is truly a special thing. Seeing the Golden State Warriors march through the NBA with such beauty, skill and versatility is — verily — a privilege. We don’t often get to see Doctor Naismith’s game...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Oklahoma City Thunder lose Kevin Durant in July?

The end of Kevin Durant’s contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder is near, resulting in him being one of the most coveted free agents this summer. The extremely talented forward has a lot of options as there are many teams rumored to have interest in him. The Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets, and even the Golden State Warriors have all been included in...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Rebrand Concept

Designer Tyler Zirger loves the Oklahoma City Thunder but hates they’re branding, so he decided to give them an identity overhaul. His goal was to create a better visual representation of the team more in line with the state and people they represent each night in the NBA. Mission accomplished! The post Oklahoma City Thunder Rebrand Concept appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
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If Kevin Durant can go to Warriors, he can go anywhere

It’s actually kind of surprising that it took this long. After all, before the season it seemed as if Kevin Durant’s looming free agency would be the story of the year. He’s a four-time scoring champion, a former MVP, still just 27 years old, probably the third-best player in the league. Maybe it’s because the explosive Warriors and their baby-faced assassin are all NBA...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Kevin Durant Leave the Oklahoma City Thunder this Summer?

The rumors continue to swirl around potential free agent destinations for NBA star forward Kevin Durant. Durant realizes he will be one of the biggest headlines in the NBA this offseason. Durant does his best to keep his focus on this current season, but realizes the media and fans know what is on the horizon this summer. Durant stated, “It’s out of my control. Guys are going...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant's buzzer-beater lifts Thunder over Magic, 117-114

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant hit a 3-pointer with just a half-second on the clock, Russell Westbrook posted his third straight triple-double with 24 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Orlando Magic 117-114 on Wednesday night. Durant's buzzer-beater capped a 37-point outing for Oklahoma City, which has won five straight...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrooks stars again for Thunder in 117-114 win over Magic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook posted his third straight triple-double with 24 points, a career-high 19 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Orlando Magic 117-114 on Wednesday night. Kevin Durant hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left to cap a 37-point outing for Oklahoma City, which has won five straight and 12 of its last 13. Westbrook has...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lifetime making movie based on life of Kevin Durant’s ‘Real MVP’ mom

The mom who launched a thousand You’re The Real MVP memes is getting her own television movie. Lifetime has announced plans to make The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story, based on the life of Kevin Durant’s mother Wanda Pratt. Production on the film is currently underway and it is scheduled to premiere on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, on Lifetime. Queen Latifah and Shakim...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers and its fans are ready for something new. The struggles of leaning on their aging superstar is finally coming to a close and a bright future can be seen on the horizon. Following Kobe Bryant’s departure, the Lakers are going to look like a totally different team than what people are used to seeing. The rebuilding process has already begun by obtaining promising...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder beat T-Wolves in another high-scoring thriller

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and hit two huge shots in the final two minutes to help the Oklahoma City Thunder win a second-straight, fast-paced thriller with a 126-123 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Russell Westbrook had 24 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, while Enes Kanter had 23 points and 10...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Star Kevin Durant Drops 30 on Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder faced the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night and it was a big night for superstar forward Kevin Durant. He is one of the best scorers that the NBA has seen in quite some time and showed off his full arsenal of scoring against the Nuggets. Coming into the game, Durant had averaged 26.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. He shot 51.0 percent of his...
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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