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Kevin Durant Plans to Return before Season’s End

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant hasn’t appeared in a NBA game since Feb. 19 after undergoing another procedure on his right foot on Feb. 22. It’s been a rough season, to say the least, for Durant and the Thunder, too, but KD has no plans to shut it down the rest of this season according to a report from ESPN’s Royce Young: Kevin Durant asked if he’ll...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Plans to Return before Season’s End

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant hasn’t appeared in a NBA game since Feb. 19 after undergoing another procedure on his right foot on Feb. 22. It’s been a rough season, to say the least, for Durant and the Thunder, too, but KD has no plans to shut it down the rest of this season according to a report from ESPN’s Royce Young: Kevin Durant asked if he’ll...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Who Should Stay 76ers?

  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Philadelphia 76ers have a young and porous roster and although I have made my opinion on the hilariously pathetic job that Sam Hinkie is doing, they have at least some talent on their roster. I still don’t know why they traded Michael Carter Williams and I probably won’t...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Has Surgery on Broken Cheekbone (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a successful procedure today 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 with Thunder medical personnel present at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute in...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant is out for at least one week

Thunder small forward Kevin Durant underwent a surgical procedure on his foot and will be reevaluated in a week. Via ESPN: OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant underwent a minor procedure to help reduce pain and discomfort in his surgically repaired right foot, according to Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti. Durant will be re-evaluated in a week. The expectation is he...
Via Pass The Pill
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant has foot procedure, expected back this season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate pain in his right foot, and the Oklahoma City Thunder expect him to return during the regular season. A screw was replaced from his October operation for a broken bone in the right foot. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said the star forward will be evaluated again within a week. Presti said the head of the original...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Undergoes Surgery On Foot, Expected To Return This Season

This embed is invalid" /> OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate pain in his right foot, and the Oklahoma City Thunder expect him to return during the regular season. A screw was replaced from his October operation for a broken bone in the right foot. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said the star forward will be evaluated again within...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

OKC's Durant has foot surgery, is expected back during regular season

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate pain in his right foot, and the Oklahoma City Thunder expect him to return during the regular season. A screw was replaced from his October operation for a broken bone in the right foot. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said the star forward will be evaluated again within a week. Presti said the head of the original...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant to miss time due to foot procedure

Kevin Durant's sore right foot will keep him out at least another week. The Thunder announced Sunday that Durant underwent a procedure to help alleviate pain and discomfort. General manager Sam Presti said Durant's foot fracture has been healing "perfectly." Presti went on to say in a press release issued by the team that Durant should be able to return during the regular season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant has foot procedure, expected back this season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant had surgery Sunday to alleviate foot pain, and the Thunder expect him to return during the regular season. A screw was replaced from his October operation for a broken bone in his right foot. Thunder general manager Sam Presti said the star forward will be evaluated again within a week. Presti said the original injury is healing, and Durant's play...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder pick up where they left off, win fourth straight over Mavericks

The moving parts before Thursday afternoon's trade deadline were extensive. The Thunder got four players and sent off four players. They received draft picks and they gave up draft picks. They shipped off a malcontent in Reggie Jackson and a fan favorite in Kendrick Perkins. But Thursday, while the rest of the league was conjecturing on what might become of the Thunder and their...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reggie Jackson Requests Trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder

According to a report from Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson has informed the team he’d like to be traded. “CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the past seven to 10 days, and several teams around the league became aware as officials probed for information on potentially dealing for Jackson, league sources said. Jackson, 24, has made...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reggie Jackson Requests Trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder

According to a report from Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson has informed the team he’d like to be traded. “CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the past seven to 10 days, and several teams around the league became aware as officials probed for information on potentially dealing for Jackson, league sources said. Jackson, 24, has made...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder's Reggie Jackson requests to be traded

There is just a little more than 24 hours to go before the trade deadline and for the first time it's been confirmed what most were thinking all along. Reggie Jackson wants to be traded.  According to Yahoo! Sports, Jackson's agent informed the team and general manager Sam Presti that Jackson wants to be dealt before the trade deadline Thursday. Jackson answered questions Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reggie Jackson wants Thunder to trade him

Reggie Jackson’s agent has asked Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti to trade his client before Thursday’s NBA deadline, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. According to the report, CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request for the star guard a little over a week ago. Jackson has averaged 12.4 points and 4.2 assists per game this season, despite regularly...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Add Reggie Jackson to the list of PG’s who want out

Oh, was the potential for a Goran Dragic/Isaiah Thomas move not enough to make this trade deadline intriguing for you? The agent for Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson has asked general manager Sam Presti to trade his client before Thursday’s NBA deadline, league sources told Yahoo Sports. CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the past seven to 10 days, and several teams around...
Via Red's Army
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson Requests Trade From Thunder

Reggie Jackson's agent has requested a trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder before the deadline. CAA’s Aaron Mintz made the request in the past seven to 10 days. Jackson will be a restricted free agent in the offseason. Sam Presti has made no commitment to moving Jackson, but has been willing to gauge the market and listen to pitches on potential deals as always, sources said....
Via RealGM
16 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
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder Join 76ers In Opposing Lottery Reform

The Oklahoma City Thunder have joined the Philadelphia 76ers in opposing the NBA's proposed changes to the draft lottery system. Sam Presti has attempted to warn other small-market executives that changing the system is a risky proposition for their franchises. Uner the proposed new system, the worst four teams have a 12 percent chance at the first pick, No. 5 has an 11.5 percent...
Via RealGM
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reigning MVP Durant has surgery on foot, out at least six weeks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder say star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery Thursday to address a bone fracture in his right foot and will be out at least six weeks. General manager Sam Presti said the procedure was performed at a clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the team, Durant and his representatives ''jointly decided'' surgery was needed. Durant...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant out with Broken Foot

The good news Kevin Durant will get his broken foot taken care of before the season starts, the bad news is it is still a broken foot and who know how he will recover. Here is what GM Sam Presti had to say about the news. “From what I’ve been told, a Jones fracture is the most common surgical procedure performed on NBA players as of late,” Presti said. “It has happened...
Via roundballchat.com
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

OKC Forward Durant to Miss 6-8 Weeks With Broken Bone in Foot

The San Antonio Spurs chief Western Conference rival, the Oklahoma City Thunder, were dealt a blow this morning with news that All-Star Forward Kevin Durant is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a Jones Fracture.  A Jones Fracture is a broken bone at the base of the small toe. According to Thunder GM Sam Presti, […]
Via Project Spurs
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA MVP Kevin Durant has foot fracture

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant, the NBA's leading scorer of this decade and the reigning MVP, will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after fracturing a bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City star forward complained of an ache in his foot after practice Saturday, the team said. Tests showed he has a ''Jones fracture,'' a broken bone at the base of his small...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Out 6-8 Weeks With Jones Fracture

Loading View on Instagram Today the Oklahoma City Thunder announced reigning MVP Kevin Durant will be out for approximately 6-8 weeks due to a Jones fracture in his right foot. Thunder GM Sam Presti released this statement in regards to Durant: “After practice yesterday, Kevin made us aware of discomfort in his right foot,” GM Sam Presti said in a statement...
Via Hooped Up
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Durant out up to 6 weeks with foot injury

Kevin Durant, who won his first NBA MVP last season, will be out for up to six weeks after the team announced Durant has been diagnosed with a Jones fracture. "After practice yesterday, Kevin made us aware of discomfort in his right foot," general manager Sam Presti said. "We proceeded to perform the necessary imaging studies to determine the cause of his discomfort. At this stage...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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