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Knicks overcome Westbrook's 40, beat Durant-less Thunder

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Wednesday night. Langston Galloway added 18 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, finishing with 14 for the Knicks, who won for the fourth time in five games...
Via AP on Fox
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook an All-Star?

The 2015 All-Star game starters were announced on Thursday night on Inside the NBA, one name not voted in by the fans was point guard Russell Westbrook. We are days away from the NBA All-Star reserves to be announced and despite him missing 14 games in the ongoing season due to injury, Westbrook deserves a spot on the All-Star roster this season. When mentioning the Oklahoma City...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Thunder 92, Timberwolves 84

For a struggling team like the Wolves, eye-catching opportunities in the Western Conference are about as scarce as a change in elevation on the Oklahoman plains. One presented itself when Minnesota faced a Kevin Durant-less Thunder squad Monday night at Chesapeake Arena. As late as the fourth quarter, the Wolves (7-37) had a chance to make a game-turning run and win for the first...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder beat Timberwolves with injured Kevin Durant sitting out

  Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant. Durant sat out after spraining the big toe on his left foot Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Westbrook shot just 7 for 22 from the field, but was 4 for 6 and scored...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder slip by Timberwolves

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant. Durant sat out after spraining the big toe on his left foot Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Westbrook shot just 7 for 22 from the field, but...
Via AP on Fox
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Thunder slip by Timberwolves

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant. Durant sat out after spraining the big toe on his left foot Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Westbrook shot just 7 for 22 from the field, but...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook, Ibaka help Thunder beat Timberwolves 92-84

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant. Durant sat out after spraining the big toe on his left foot Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Westbrook shot just 7 for 22 from the field, but...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Week 14 Forecast

4 Games: Celtics, Cavaliers, Mavericks, Nuggets, Clippers, Grizzlies, Timberwolves, Knicks, 76ers, Trail Blazers, Kings, Raptors 3 Games: Hawk, Nets, Bulls, Pistons, Warriors, Rockets, Pacers, Lakers, Heat, Bucks, Pelicans, Thunder, Magic, Suns, Jazz, Wizards 2 Games: Hornets, Spurs PG Stephen Curry – GS John Wall – Was Chris Paul – LAC Russell Westbrook – OKC Kyrie […]
Via Legion Report
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2013-2014 Season Position Preview

The Thunder enter this season with even more doubt and fan confusion than ever before. Trying to figure out where the Thunder will be at the end of the season is like finding a way to herd cats. There is no real easy way of doing it and most likely it will go horribly wrong and people will mock you for ever thinking of that solution, but here we go.   Thunder Position Preview Point...
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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...
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Game #3: Thunder vs. Suns

Where: Chesapeake Arena – Oklahoma City, Okla. When: Nov. 3 @ 6 p.m. CST TV:  Fox Sports Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722) Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM, 1430 AM) Home. Sweet. Home, The Thunder come back to Oklahoma City tonight for its home opener, and what a home opener it will be. For every sports writer covering NBA basketball, or Thunder basketball in general,...
Via In The Neutral Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Inconsistency difficult to overcome for Thunder

With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Thunder always have the ability to look as good, or better than any team in the NBA. But, even with the two superstars, the Thunder's ability to look completely lost is something that has attached itself like a fungus to this team for the better part of the past five seasons. In the past, that kind of inconsistency, while dissatisfying...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: LeBron James Hasn’t Contacted Me Since the Trade

Dion Waiters is flourishing in OKC, getting more shots per game with KD and Russell Westbrook, than he ever did in Cleveland. Waiters resurgence with the Thunder, says a lot about LeBron James as a teammate in regards to his treatment and bonding with certain guys. Waiters says he keeps in touch with Tristan Thompson and Kyrie Irving of all people, but he says James hasn’t contacted...
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Court Vision: Hawks take down Thunder for franchise-record 15th straight win

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 15th straight game in a 103-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. Here are three observations from the game: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Defense helps Hawks hit franchise-high win streak When the doors opened for the Hawks' open locker room and the media contingent filed in, one after another...
Via Fox Sports South
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Which NBA player should get next on a signature shoe deal?

With Damian Lillard and Steph Curry now recipients of signature shoe deals with adidas and Under Armour, we ask a simple question. Who's next to get a signature shoe deal? The post QOTD: Which NBA Player Should Get Next On A Signature Shoe Deal? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Warriors beat writer Marcus Thompson talks Curry vs. Westbrook, playoffs and more

On this edition of TVP, the fellas bring Marcus Thompson, Golden State Warriors beat writer for Bay Area News Group to talk Warriors, Thunder and pickup hoops. The post Marcus Thompson vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Fortune Episode) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

After rocky start, Thunder now playing best basketball of season

The Thunder are playing their best basketball of the year. It started with a victory at home against Golden State and it continued with a road, overtime win at Washington on Wednesday. That's four wins in a row overall, three of them coming on the road. Two more games left on this trip and a few things to think about heading into Atlanta and Cleveland Standings watch It's not early...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Russell Westbrook's layup wins it for Thunder in OT against Wizards

  Russell Westbrook drove for the winning layup with 0.8 seconds left in overtime, and Kevin Durant greeted the latest KD2DC craze with 34 points Wednesday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder won their fourth straight with a 105-103 victory over the Washington Wizards. Durant and Westbrook scored all 13 of the Thunder's points in the extra period, including Durant's throw-down dunk...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook's layup wins it; Thunder top Wizards 105-103 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Russell Westbrook drove for the winning layup with 0.8 seconds left in overtime, and Kevin Durant greeted the latest KD2DC craze with 34 points Wednesday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder won their fourth straight with a 105-103 victory over the Washington Wizards. Durant and Westbrook scored all 13 of the Thunder's points in the extra period, including Durant's...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Beats Wizards With Game-Winning Layup (Video)

Just Russ being Russ. Russell Westbrook helped deliver the win for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night versus the Washington Wizards, knocking down this layup with a second left on the clock.
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Ernie Johnson Trolls Russell Westbrook Over Execution (Video)

There’s nothing thing like the crew from TNT’s Inside The NBA, to help relieve some tension. Russell Westbrook gave an awkward interview with reporters last Friday, following the Oklahoma City Thunders’ 127-115 win over Golden State. Westbrook put up a triple double, including a career high 17 assists. After the game, Westbrook refused to answer any questions asked of him...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson pokes fun at Russell Westbrook’s media hate

https://twitter.com/TheCauldron/status/557763986260000770 OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is doing his best Marshawn Lynch impersonation and giving the silent treatment to the local media.  After a triple double in a victory earlier this week, Westbrook refused to answer questions beyond “we executed well.” So after a victory over the Heat last night, Westbrook sat...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Oklahoma City Thunder A Title Contender?

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder shoots against Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat on January 20, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images) The Oklahoma City Thunder came away with a much-needed win against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The win puts them above .500 for the first time this season. The Thunder struggled...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game Recap: Heat Fall to Thunder as Whiteside Goes Down

(Miami, FL) — It was a tough night for the (18-23) Miami Heat who could not stop the (21-20) Oklahoma City Thunder from defeating them 94-86 at home. Russell Westbrook scored 19 points and had ten rebounds. Kevin Durant also scored 19 points while adding eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Heat became the first team that failed to keep the Thunder under .500 this season...
Via Heat Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder beat Heat to climb above .500 for 1st time this season

  Russell Westbrook scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Kevin Durant added 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder moved over the .500 mark for the first time this season with a 94-86 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. Durant also had eight rebounds and eight assists for the Thunder, who've won 18 of their past 26 games. Reggie Jackson scored 16 points and Anthony Morrow...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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