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Kevin Durant will miss remainder of season

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant has been dealing with injury issues all season long, and has unfortunately been ruled out for the rest of the 2014-15 season including the playoffs. From general manager Sam Presti: “As we communicated last week, Kevin was going to use this time to engage in consultation and evaluation regarding the persistent soreness in his right...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Russell Westbrook: ‘I hope he wins 10 MVP’s in a row’

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Russell Westbrook has been one of the most dominant players in the NBA this season, and he has shown no signs of slowing down. The Oklahoma City Thunder have desperately needed him to come through with this type of a season due to Kevin Durant’s injury issues that has kept him out for the majority of the season. Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison Out Minimum Of 10 Days With Sprained Ankle

Nick Collison sprained his left ankle on Friday and will miss at least the next 10 days. Scott Brooks said the injury will sideline Collison through at least March. Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter also remain out for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder GM: Kevin Durant ‘removed from basketball activities’

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant has been “removed from basketball activities,”  Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti announced Friday. “He’s not making the progress we’d hoped or expected,” Presti said, per ESPN. Durant could be shut down for the season. “Essentially, that’s the direction we’re headed right now.” Durant underwent...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Memorable Kansas Moments in Recent NCAA Tournament History

We made it, guys. Welcome to March. In honor of the best (and worst) time of the year, what better way to celebrate than to take a trip down memory lane and relive some of the best and worst moments of past seasons? Kansas has had many memorable games in March. Some losses have stuck with fans, leaving them wondering what could have been. Other games have left Jayhawk fans feeling...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka out four to six weeks

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to address right knee soreness. “After monitoring the soreness in Serge’s knee and having taken several intermediate steps to assess and manage the discomfort, it was determined that the necessary next step in the evaluation was to see a specialist to...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook: ‘I need to stop turning the ball over’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook recorded his sixth triple-double in eight games Friday night. Westbrook had 29 points, ten rebounds and 12 assists in the Thunder’s 113-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The triple-double is Westbrook’s eighth of 2014-15, making him the first player since Jason Kidd in 2007-08 to have eight or more in a season (Kidd had 13...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook posts fourth consecutive triple-double

  Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook went off Wednesday for his fourth consecutive triple-double. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Thunder to a 123-118 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, according to ESPN...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has facial surgery to repair dent

Don Ryan/AP Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a procedure Saturday to address a fracture to the zygomatic arch of his right cheek, Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti announced. The procedure was performed by Dr. John Joseph Rehm and Dr. Jason Hamilton at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute in Los Angeles, Calif. Westbrook will...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has a dent in his head from teammate’s knee

  Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook was evaluated at a Portland-area medical facility after being kneed in the head late in the Thunder’s 115-112 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Westbrook took the blow to the side of his head from teammate Andre Roberson’s knee as he dove toward the ball in anticipation of missing his own free throw...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant undergoes second foot procedure

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti announced Sunday that Kevin Durant underwent a minor procedure to help reduce pain and discomfort in his surgically repaired right foot. Durant will be re-evaluated in a week. “As we have conveyed, Kevin has experienced increased soreness in his right foot recently...
Via Sports-Glory
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies head to all-star break with loss to Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 24 to help the Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-89 on Wednesday night. Nick Collison had season highs of 15 points and nine rebounds and Dion Waiters added 11 points for Oklahoma City, which has won five of six heading into the All-Star break. The Thunder held the Grizzlies to 37 percent shooting....
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies head to all-star break with loss to Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 24 to help the Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-89 on Wednesday night. Nick Collison had season highs of 15 points and nine rebounds and Dion Waiters added 11 points for Oklahoma City, which has won five of six heading into the All-Star break. The Thunder held the Grizzlies to 37 percent shooting....
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch The Thunder’s Latest Behind-The-Sideline-Reporter Handshake

If you remember back in early January, Nick Collison and Steven Adams went viral with their epic stare down handshake seen here: Now, about a month later, we have Jeremy Lamb and Perry Jones getting in on the handshake action behind the same local sideline reporter. The second one is better no question about it. I never really understood the hype about the first one in the first...
Via Busted Coverage
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Nick Collison Extension Grade

(Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) Oklahoma City Thunder: Nick Collison Extension Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/At Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 years, 7.5 million With the Oklahoma City Thunder being one of the most loyal franchises in all of sports this extension should not come as much of a surprise. Collison has spent his entire 10 year career with...
Via HoopStuff
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant tweets NBA writer, calls him a dumbass

On Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder re-signed forward Nick Collison to a two-year, $7.5 million deal. It’s really a minor move that in the grand scheme of things, isn’t much of a big deal. Former ESPN NBA writer chimed in on the signing. Dude who averages 3 pts & 3 rebs gets 2-year/$8M extension. No wonder they won't make the playoffs. — Chris Palmer (@ChrisPalmerNBA...
Via Awful Announcing
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant roasts NBA writer Chris Palmer

Kevin Durant roasted an NBA writer over Twitter Tuesday for criticizing a teammate’s contract extension. The Oklahoma City Thunder signed veteran Nick Collison to a two-year, $8 million extension Tuesday. Durant, who has been teammates with Collison his entire career, congratulated the veteran over Twitter: Congrats Mr. Thunder, such a honor to play alongside you...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant fires back at NBA writer on Twitter

Nick Collison reportedly got a new deal with the Thunder and Kevin Durant got fired up. Just a Tuesday in Oklahoma City. After Collison reportedly got a two-year contract with Oklahoma City, Durant Tweeted Meanwhile, a former ESPN writer who covers the NBA lashed out and said: That caused Durant to come back with this: Durant has missed three of the past four games with a toe injury...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant fires back at NBA writer on Twitter

Nick Collison reportedly got a new deal with the Thunder and Kevin Durant got fired up. Just a Tuesday in Oklahoma City. After Collison reportedly got a two-year contract with Oklahoma City, Durant Tweeted Meanwhile, a former ESPN writer who covers the NBA lashed out and said: That caused Durant to come back with this: Durant has missed three of the past four games with a toe injury...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant rips reporter who knocked Nick Collison extension

Another day, another twitter kerfuffle involving an athlete. This edition features Kevin Durant going after former ESPN NBA reporter Chris Palmer, who took a shot at Nick Collison's new two-year, $8-millon contract. Durant was very excited about Collison's new deal. Palmer, on the other hand, was not a fan of the contract. Durant was not going ot stand for that kind of talk, so he...
Via Fox Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder sign Nick Collison to multi-year deal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed forward Nick Collison to a multi-year contract extension. The team made the announcement on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 34-year-old Collison is the longest tenured member of the organization. The 6-foot-10 Collison ranks among the franchise's all-time career leaders in rebounds (3rd, 4,370 career rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant calls out NBA writer over Twitter

Kevin Durant always seems to keep it interesting on social media, and on Tuesday, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar did so again when called out an NBA writer formerly in the employ of ESPN. Durant didn’t take too kindly to Chris Palmer criticizing the Thunder’s decision to sign Nick Collison to a multi-year contact extension,...Read More The post Kevin Durant calls ex-ESPN...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Calls Out “Dumbass” Chris Palmer On Twitter

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that the team has reached an agreement with veteran power forward Nick Collison on a two-year, $7.5 million extension — all of it guaranteed. The deal likely ensures Collison will remain with the same franchise his entire career, as he is one of only two remaining holdovers from the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder sign Nick Collison to contract extension

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed forward Nick Collison to a two-year, $7.5 million contract extension. “We are excited that Nick Collison will continue his tenure with the Thunder. Since our arrival in 2008, Nick has helped us establish the standards on and off the floor that we work by on a day-to-day basis,” said general manager Sam...
Via Sports-Glory
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder, Collison agree to multi-year extension

Nick Collison will be with the Thunder for the foreseeable future. Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti said the team has agreed with Collison on a multi-year contract extension. Term of the deal were not disclosed. Collison has been with the Thunder since the team was in Seattle. He has played 791 career games.  "I'm excited to continue my career with the Thunder," Collison...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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