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Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook named to All-NBA Second Team

2015 All-Star MVP Russell Westbrook is Named to All-NBA Second Team Every year, during the middle of the playoffs, fans anxiously wait to see who receives the awards of the year presented by the NBA. Over the past few seasons, interest has risen to see who makes the All-NBA Teams both defensively and overall. Essentially, the All-NBA Teams comprise the top 3 players in each position...
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Marijuana Appears To Drop Out Of Kevin Durant’s SUV As He Leaves Club

As Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant was leaving a bar in Hollywood Friday night a prescription bottle of marijuana appeared to roll out of his SUV (picture below). We at NCB say smoke em if ya got em, but even if we didn’t think that way it appears that the weed was for medical purposes [&hellip The post Marijuana Appears To Drop Out Of Kevin Durant’s SUV As He Leaves Club...
Via No Coast Bias
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Russell Westbrook sings along with Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' (Video)

Nothing to see here - just Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook sitting in his car, singing along with Taylor Swift's new hit song "Bad Blood". A video posted by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on May 22, 2015 at 3:06pm PDT H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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Russell Westbrook sings along to Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood in Instagram video

These days, there might not be a more famous pop singer than Taylor Swift and many notable NBA players like Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook are among her fans. Earlier today, Westbrook decided to post an Instagram video of him singing along to Taylor’s new hit song “Bad Blood”: BAD BLOOD!!!! @taylorswift .. Banger!!!!! A video posted by Russell Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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NBA Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Thunder Select?

THUNDER LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER FOURTEEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as the newest member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. NBA Mock Draft...
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Report: Former OKC coach Brooks planning to sit out next season

Scott Brooks, who was fired by the Oklahoma City Thunder in April, plans to reject interview requests and sit out next season, Yahoo! Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports. According to the report, Brooks has been contacted by the Denver Nuggets and New Orleans Pelicans, but plans to turn down the opportunity to interview with either team. Brooks wants to explore...
Via Fox Sports
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Brooks to pass on Nuggets

  According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!Sports.com, former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks plans to step away from coaching for a year and will therefore no longer be in the running for the Denver Nuggets’ current head-coaching vacancy. Per Wojnarowki: Former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks plans to pass on interview chances with the Denver Nuggets...
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks passing on interviews; likely sitting out coaching in 2015

Former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks does not appear to be in the mix for a new job in the 2015 season. Brooks was fired by the Thunder at the end of this regular season after being their coach since 2008 and having a 338-207 record. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported on Wednesday that […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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Russell Westbrook Wins Community Assist Award

A photo posted by NBA Cares (@nbacares) on May 19, 2015 at 7:20pm PDT Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been named the 2014-15 NBA Cares Community Assist Award winner. In recognition of his countless charitable contributions and efforts. The award recognizes an NBA player who best reflects the passion that the league and its players share for giving...
Via Hooped Up
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Kevin Durant is not at a 'weight-bearing stage' in his recovery

The Oklahoma City Thunder, and the entire NBA for that matter, are anxiously awaiting Kevin Durant's return to the court. They'll have to wait a while longer, as Durant is still slowly traveling on the road to recovery, according to Sam Presti via the Oklahoman."'We’re not at a weight-bearing stage, but we’re definitely moving in the right direction and excited about him being...
Via Fox Sports
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Russell Westbrook gives the best answer to a question about OKC's luck

Luck wasn't on the Oklahoma City Thunder's side last night in the NBA draft lottery, but it wasn't for lack of trying on Russell Westbrook's part. Ever the fashion maven, Westbrook sported a shirt that only he could pull off. As it turns out, Westbrook didn't just wear the shirt to make a fashion sartorial statement – he did it to woo lady luck.  Turns out she is not as easily...
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Oklahoma City Thunder: The Perfect Offseason

  (March 15, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Myles Stedman: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Curious Case of the Oklahoma City Thunder; it’s almost as perplexing and interesting as Benjamin Buttons’, but unlike the film, this is all a crazy reality for the fans of OKC. The men from Tornado Alley have had some rough luck over the past few years...
Via HoopStuff
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Russell Westbrook gives great response to question by Heather Cox (Video)

The Lakers were definitely one of the winner’s of Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, leaving the New York Hilton Midtown with the second overall pick. Russell Westbrook was also the subject of conversation afterward, for his response to a question asked by Heather Cox. Westbrook was at the lottery representing the Thunder. Prior to the draft...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Thunder G Westbrook wins NBA Cares award

NEW YORK (AP) Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been named winner of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award. The league announced the honor Tuesday. After receiving a new car for being named the All-Star Game MVP, Westbrook donated the automobile to Kerstin Gonzalez, a single mother of two. During the 2014-15 season, Westbrook's Why Not? Foundation opened new...
Via AP on Fox
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Coaching Staff Update

Head Coach Billy Donovan The new head coach in town, Billy Donovan has already filled three spots on his coaching roster, two of which have been filled by Mark Bryant and Darko Rajakovic who were already assistants in Oklahoma City. The third assistant coach is former head coach of Alabama—Anthony Grant. Donovan has narrowed down his list to a few potential picks that he will...
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Every Russell Westbrook slam dunk from the 2014-15 season

Over the history of basketball, there have been many memorable slam dunkers but in recent memory, there might not be a better dunker at the point guard position that Thunder star Russell Westbrook. This season, Westbrook had many impressive slam dunks and for those of you who might have missed some of his best efforts, check out the below compilation video: Let Westbrook be Westbrook...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson really wants to dunk on Serge Ibaka

You can say this much for NBA draft prospect Ronade Hollis-Jefferson: he's certainly not shy about his abilities. At the draft combine, the high-flying Hollis-Jefferson was asked who he most wanted to dunk on when he got to the NBA. In response, the NBA hopeful reached for the stars."Serge Ibaka," he said. "Serge, I'm coming for you, baby (laughs)."That's some major chutzpah from...
Via Fox Sports
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Arizona’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Wants To Dunk On Serge Ibaka, Who Is “Waiting For (Him)”

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had plenty of highlights for Arizona, and he’s looking to take his high-flying game to the NBA. When asked about which current pro he wants to dunk on, Hollis-Jefferson didn’t waste time in giving an answer. “I don’t know if I should say this, because he might be, like, looking for me if I come down the paint,” Hollis-Jefferson said. “But I know...
Via College Spun
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Russell Westbrook best offense highlights from 2014-15 regular season

Although the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t make the playoffs this season, Thunder star Russell Westbrook put together an amazing regular season to remember. Westbrook finished the season with eleven triple-doubles while leading the league in scoring with an impressive 28.1 points per game for the first time in his career. For some of Westbrook’s best offense highlights from this...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Thunder Appear To Be Targeting Point Guards, Shooters In Draft

The Oklahoma City Thunder appeared to focus on point guards and shooters during their interviews at the NBA Draft Combine. Oklahoma City conducted individual interviews with Arizona shooting guard Stanley Johnson, Louisville point guard Terry Rozier, Duke point guard Tyus Jones, Kentucky point guard Andrew Harrison, Kentucky shooting guard Aaron Harrison, Kansas shooting guard/small...
Via RealGM
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Thunder Interested In Monty Williams, Andy Greer, Nate Tibbets As Assistants

Billy Donovan has targeted Monty Williams, Andy Greer and Nate Tibbetts to join his coaching staff with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Williams was recently fired by the New Orleans Pelicans, while Greer is currently an assistant with the Bulls and Tibbetts with the Blazers. Brian Keefe is another possibility for the Thunder. Keefe left the Thunder last offseason to join Derek Fisher...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: With the 14th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft…

Devin Booker could be the one With the New Orleans Pelicans defeating the San Antonio Spurs on the last evening of the 2014-15 NBA regular season, the Oklahoma City Thunder found themselves eliminated from the playoffs, as well as in the NBA Draft Lottery. While the odds of the Thunder receiving a top 3 pick is under 2%, the probability is still alive. As Thunder fans, we will be...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook, Barneys New York launch spring collection

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Barneys New York, a luxury department store chain, has announced the release of its latest fashion collaboration with Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook. The Westbrook XO Barneys New York Spring 2015 Collection is the second installment in the series - Barneys first worked with Westbrook last summer, and will do so again next year. This year's collection...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Lottery MVP: Russell Westbrook

Westbrook earned a league-high 11 triple-doubles this season in addition to winning the scoring title. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Last week, we revealed the 2014-15 NBA All-Lottery Team, the two best backcourt players and three best frontcourt players on lottery-bound teams. The team included Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Roberson has lofty goals for his NBA career

The Thunder are banking on Andre Roberson becoming one of the NBA's premier defender. To his credit, Roberson is up for the challenge, as he told the Daily Oklahoman: “I see myself as possibly being the best defender in this league if I put my mind to it,” the Thunder shooting guard said. That's a lofty goal, especially in a league with the likes of Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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