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Kevin Durant day to day with sprained ankle

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant suffered a mild right ankle sprain in Thursday night’s 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors. In the final seconds of the second quarter, Durant stepped on Marreese Speights’ foot and rolled his ankle while going hard to the basket. “I was a little nervous,” said Durant, who stayed on the court as teammates huddled around...
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Russell Westbrook Tried Tearing Down The Rim On This Dunk Attempt

Russell Westbrook finished with 32 Pts, 6 Reb and 7 Ast during the Thunder’s 104-92 win over the Kings on Tuesday night. Westbrook’s highlight-reel play came during the fourth quarter when he got a bounce pass while cutting to the basket and threw down this vicious slam. [Vine] The post Russell Westbrook Tried Tearing Down The Rim On This Dunk Attempt appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2 days 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
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Kings fall to Thunder in first game since firing of Michael Malone

  Russell Westbrook had 32 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant scored 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the reeling Sacramento Kings 104-92 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. The Kings played their first game since Michael Malone was fired as coach and lead assistant Tyrone Corbin was promoted to the head job, and trailed 9-0 after 2-1/2 minutes. They...
Via AP on Fox
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Thunder beat Kings 104-92 for 7th straight win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Russell Westbrook had 32 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant scored 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the reeling Sacramento Kings 104-92 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. Sacramento lost in its first game since Michael Malone was fired as coach and lead assistant Tyrone Corbin was promoted to the head job. The Kings dropped to...
Via AP on Fox
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Russell Westbrook skies for two-handed monster slam dunk against Kings

There are few players in today’s game that have the insane athleticism of Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and during tonight’s Kings-Thunder affair, he showed of his aerial ability. During an out-of-bounds play, Westbrook was able to get past his defender and throw down a monster two-handed slam dunk with authority: Folks, Let Westbrook be Westbrook *** Westbrook...
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Russell Westbrook wins jump ball over 7’1″ center (VIDEO)

Jason Whitney Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook stands at 6’3, but is one of the most explosive players in the NBA. Phoenix Suns center Alex Len is 7’1 and probably hasn’t lost too many jump ball during his basketball career. Well, add Westbrook to the short list of players who have won jump balls over Len because that’s exactly what the point guard did...
Via Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Week 8 Forecast

4 Games: Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Cavaliers, Pistons, Pacers, Clippers, Grizzlies, Heat, Bucks, Pelicans, Knicks, Thunder, Magic, Suns, Trail Blazers, Spurs, Raptors, Jazz 3 Games: Hawks, Bulls, Mavericks, Nuggets, Rockets, Lakers, Timberwolves, 76ers, Kings, Wizards 2 Games: Warriors PG Chris Paul – LAC Russell Westbrook – OKC John Wall – Was Damian Lillard – Por Kyrie […]
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Video: Westbrook says Thunder looking for revenge on Christmas Day vs. Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in last season’s Western Conference Finals – a fact guard Russell Westbrook hasn’t forgotten. This Christmas Day, the Spurs and Thunder will meet for the first time since last season and Westbrook admits OKC will be looking for a measure of revenge. OKC has been riddled […]
Via Project Spurs
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook making his case for MVP in win over Suns

Russell Westbrook had 10 points on one shot early on in the first quarter. He finished the quarter with 14 points on four shots. Seriously. And he finished the game with 28 points, eight assists, eight rebounds and a perfect 13-of-13 from the free throw line. It's time to start thinking about Westbrook for MVP. Not because of what happened Sunday in the latest Thunder win, a 112...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook leads Thunder over Suns for 6th straight win

  Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 23 points and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder won its sixth straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 112-88 on Sunday night. Westbrook recorded his eighth straight game of scoring at least 20 points, and getting five rebounds and five assists since his return from a broken hand. By...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns blitzed, burried by Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 23 points and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder won its sixth straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 112-88 on Sunday night. Westbrook recorded his eighth straight game of scoring at least 20 points, and getting five rebounds and five assists since his return from a...
Via AP on Fox
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Suns blitzed, burried by Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 23 points and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder won its sixth straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 112-88 on Sunday night. Westbrook recorded his eighth straight game of scoring at least 20 points, and getting five rebounds and five assists since his return from a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook, Durant lead Thunder over Suns 112-88

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook had 28 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 23 points and eight rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder won its sixth straight game, beating the Phoenix Suns 112-88 on Sunday night. Westbrook recorded his eighth straight game of scoring at least 20 points, and getting five rebounds and five assists since his return from...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA News: The Oklahoma City Thunder Should Still be Considered NBA Title Contenders

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the three best teams in the NBA over the last three or four years, appearing in three Western Conference Finals and an NBA Finals. When Kevin Durant suffered an injury right before the start of the season, and Russell Westbrook suffered an injury after only a few games, people wondered if the Thunder would be able to last the year and make...
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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
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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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA News: NBA Power Rankings: Week 7

Are you wondering where your favorite franchise or most-hated rival are stacking up compared to everyone else at this point in the season? To answer those questions and many more we decided to issue our continual list of NBA power rankings. This is where we see these teams currently stacking up to every other in the league. Take a look to check out if we think your team is among...
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Suns-Thunder Preview

Though the Oklahoma City Thunder's recent winning streak coincides closely with Kevin Durant's return, Russell Westbrook has keyed it with some of the best basketball of his career. He figures to be a problem for the struggling Phoenix Suns. Oklahoma City seeks a sixth straight win Sunday night when it hosts Phoenix. The Thunder (10-13) are 5-1 since Durant returned from a fractured...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook's 34 points help Thunder beat Wolves

Before the season, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks declared that Russell Westbrook was the best point guard in the NBA. Since returning from a broken hand, Westbrook is backing up that boast. Westbrook scored 20 of his 34 points in the first half and the Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-92 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. "He's a walking triple-double...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook's 34 points help Thunder beat Wolves

Before the season, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks declared that Russell Westbrook was the best point guard in the NBA. Since returning from a broken hand, Westbrook is backing up that boast. Westbrook scored 20 of his 34 points in the first half and the Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-92 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. "He's a walking triple-double...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

.500 Suns need to toughen up

PHOENIX -- This is beginning to look like a town where struggling teams from the junior varsity side of the NBA go to experience the thrill of victory. Friday night at U.S. Airways Center, the Detroit Pistons really made the most of this trip, waving goodbye to a 13-game losing streak in a 105-103 triumph over the Suns. They join the Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic and Miami Heat...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaVine attempting to model game after Westbrook's

MINNEAPOLIS -- One of the main tasks among Timberwolves assistant Ryan Saunders' manifold duties is putting the rookies through tedious, exhaustive film study sessions. The son of coach and president Flip Saunders and point guard Zach LaVine spend plenty of time glued to the same screen. Ryan Saunders points out the 19-year-old's mistakes, tendencies and points of strength upon which...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook's 34 help Thunder get past Timberwolves

  Russell Westbrook scored 20 of his 34 points in the first half and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-92 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Kevin Durant added 16 as he and Westbrook played the second night of back-to-back games for the first time since returning to the Thunder lineup. Andrew Wiggins and Shabazz Muhammad each scored 18...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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