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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
17 hours 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
1 day 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies

  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. Zach Randolph...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies, 105-89

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 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
17 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Give Nick Collison Contract Extension

Nick Collison will be with the Oklahoma City Thunder for at least two more seasons. ESPN reports that the Oklahoma City Thunder have signed Nick Collison to a guaranteed two year contract extension. Collison is reported to make $7.5 million over the two years. The Thunder forward has been in the organization since being drafted in 2003. Teammate Kevin Durant was a part of some...
Via Basketball Bicker
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Takes Shot at NBA Reporter Over ‘Dumbass’ Tweet

Chris Palmer just got ethered by Kevin Durant over another ‘dumbass’ tweet. OKC just signed Nick Collinson to a two-year, $8 million extension. Thunder forward Nick Collison signed a two-year extension paying close to $8 million, a source told Yahoo. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) February 3, 2015 A pretty good bargain for a serviceable big man. Palmer, that signing...
Via Thacover2
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Big Man Nick Collison Signs Multi-Year Extension

Nick Collison has signed a multi-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder.  This guy has made his work off hard work and effort, as his gameplay is completely predicated off the amount of work he puts in.  Collison isn’t a stat sheet stuffer, but he’s built his game around effort, and today he was once again, rewarded for it.
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Collison Signs Multi-Year Extension With Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed Nick Collison to a multi-year contract extension. Collison was drafted by the Seattle Supersonics in 2003. Collison was scheduled to become a free agent in the offseason.
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 1: Thunder vs. Jazz

Where: Salt Lake City, Utah – EnergySolutions Arena When: Oct. 30 @ 8 PM CST TV:  Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722) Radio:  WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1430 AM) Oklahoma City opens up the season tonight facing the Utah Jazz, and the story lines are aboundin’. Russell Westbrook is out and the Oklahoma City Thunder play the first part of the season without...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pointless Rankings: Detroit Pistons suddenly can’t lose; John Wall likes to spin

Power rankings are silly. We always fight over which team should be in certain spots when, ultimately, it really doesn’t matter. So we made our own silly “pointless rankings” about the things that went on in the league in the past week or so (this time around, it’ll be from Christmas on to last night). This feature is usually on every Monday. Sorry that we skipped out last...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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