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Concerns escalating for Thunder after recent struggles

With a loss to the Knicks on Wednesday, concern over the Thunder is escalating. It's not just the fact Oklahoma City went 3-12 to start the season or hasn't had Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook for large parts of the season. It's something beyond that which has manifested itself in the team playing poorly against Minnesota, one of the worst teams in the Western Conference and playing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Concerns escalating for Thunder after recent struggles

With a loss to the Knicks on Wednesday, concern over the Thunder is escalating. It's not just the fact Oklahoma City went 3-12 to start the season or hasn't had Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook for large parts of the season. It's something beyond that which has manifested itself in the team playing poorly against Minnesota, one of the worst teams in the Western Conference and playing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder-Grizzlies Preview

Given how well the first-place Memphis Grizzlies are playing defensively, the Oklahoma City Thunder could have a difficult time getting back on track if the reigning MVP isn't able to return. With Kevin Durant expected to be a game-time decision, the Thunder try to avoid a fourth consecutive road loss while the Grizzlies look to match a season high with their six straight win Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Represents Western Conference In NBA All-Star Style

Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunders who recorded his ninth career triple double in mid January makes a personal fashion statement. Allen Onyia of NBA.com gives an overview of the NBA All-Stars who represent the best in fashion in the Eastern and Western Conference. Forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers,  guard Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat and forward Carmelo...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SOURCES: “Kevin Durant loves Carmelo (Anthony). It could work in New York.”

The Oklahoma City Thunder visited Madison Square Garden last night, but played and eventually lost to the New York Knicks without their best player, Kevin Durant. Knicks fans missed an opportunity to woo KD who will become a free agent in about 18 months, because of a sprained toe. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, the Knicks are in play for Durant. In addition...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks reportedly ‘in play’ for Kevin Durant

The New York Knicks will be one of a handful of teams that pursue Kevin Durant if and when Durant becomes a free agent following the 2015-2016 season. Do they actually have a shot? Frank Isola of the NY Daily News reports that the Knicks remain “in play” for Durant. “No question about it,” a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kevin Durant Willing To Consider Knicks In 2016

The New York Knicks will be in play for Kevin Durant when he becomes a free agent in 2016. “No question about it,” says a person close to Durant. “Kevin loves Carmelo (Anthony). It could work in New York. But never rule out the Thunder.” Durant is also close to Derek Fisher, a former teammate with the Thunder.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant Has Interest in Playing for Knicks

I’d be shocked if Kevin Durant chooses any team other than the Thunder and Wizards. He might go on some other recruiting trips, but in the end it will be between those two. The Knicks desperately need fresh talent and new star power, so they are going to throw their hat into the ring and believe they have shot at Durant. The New York Daily News says there is mutual interest on...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins sounds off after loss to Knicks

The Thunder lost to the Knicks on Wednesday night, 100-92, leaving many fans to wonder: “Did that actually just happen?” Because let’s face it, the Knicks are terrible. Unfortunately it did happen, and the team has now lost three of their last four games. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins isn’t happy about it. He shared his feelings about the current state of the team after...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder Had Deal Close To Send Reggie Jackson To Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder were close to trading Reggie Jackson to the Denver Nuggets, according to a source. Jackson is reportedly expected to be moved before the trade deadline.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Without Durant, Thunder lose to lowly Knicks

When you lose to the New York Knicks this season, there are no discussions worthy of being taken off the table. Doesn't matter if Kevin Durant played, had a bum toe that kept him of a second-consecutive game, or not.  When you lose 100-92 to the eight-win Knicks, everything comes into question and nothing seems assured. If the low point of the season was a 3-12 start and not knowing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant out again with toe injury

Mark D. Smith/USA TODAY Sports   Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will miss his second straight game Wednesday against the New York Knicks because of a toe injury. Thunder coach Scott Brooks told the media that Durant would miss the game after the team’s shootaround Wednesday morning. He is still considered day-to-day. Durant did not play in Oklahoma City’s game...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Durant to miss Thunder's game vs. Knicks

Kevin Durant will miss his second game in a row, due to an injured toe on his left foot, The Oklahoman reported early Wednesday afternoon. Durant will sit out tonight's game against the Knicks. He missed Monday's game against Minnesota. The team has said Durant is day-to-day. Durant has played just 21 games this season, the fewest of any Thunder regular.  The Thunder were able to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The Best Thing On The Web

Well done, Complex Sports. You’ve made it even funnier all the time Dion Waiters has begged for the ball on the Cavs and now the Thunder. Dion Waiters asked if he's seen the Vines poking fun at him: "I don’t got Vine. I got it, but I’m locked out. Can’t find the password." — Anthony Slater […] The post This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder star Durant to miss second straight game with toe injury

NEW YORK -- Kevin Durant will miss Oklahoma City's game against the Knicks on Wednesday night because of a sprained big toe on his left foot. Coach Scott Brooks said at the Thunder's morning shootaround that the reigning MVP would miss a second straight game with the injury. Durant was hurt Sunday in a loss to Cleveland. It will be the 25th game Durant has missed this season. He...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil B Has A Master Plan To Stop Kevin Durant In The NBA Playoffs

Even if the Golden State Warriors, who currently boast a 36-6 record, snag the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, there’s a chance they’ll have to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round of the playoffs — the Thunder are currently 10th in the West. If that happens, more than a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Nike KD 7 ‘Aunt Pearl’

The theme of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant paying tribute to his late aunt who passed away due to cancer. Continues with the upcoming release of the Nike KD 7 ‘Aunt Pearl’. Featuring a tonal white upper with pink and gold accents. These kicks also have a gold wing patterned swoosh and a wing inspired strap with the inscription “In memory of Aunt Pearl, who inspired...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder manage win over Wolves without Durant

The Thunder moved to 2.5 games of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. That's it for the good news and the good vibes Monday in the NBA with all things Thunder related. A night that started with bad news, nearly got worse as the night went on. Kevin Durant sat out, which was news to coach Scott Brooks as the team announced he wouldn't play less than an hour...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Can’t Seem to Get a Handle on The Ball (Video)

Waiters has had some good moments with the Thunder so far — this was not one of them. Waiters just couldn’t get a good handle on the ball. This play will make an appearance on Not Top 10, and “Shaqtin a Fool.” h.t CJZERO
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Fast Break

Kevin Durant is sitting out Monday night’s Thunder-Timberwolves game with a sprained big toe on his left foot, so you know what that means: it’s the Dion Waiters Show (ft. Perry Jones, III) in OKC. Let’s see how things are going. Well, the Thunder are up on the Wolves, while Waiters has a spot reserved Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder F Durant out vs Wolves with sprained toe

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant is sitting out the Thunder's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night with a sprained big toe on his left foot. According to a team spokesman, Durant was injured Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is considered day-to-day. Durant, last year's league MVP, is averaging 25.6 points. He already had missed 23 games this season with...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant out vs. Timberwolves, listed as day-to-day

Kevin Durant will not play tonight against Minnesota, after Durant injured his toe Sunday at Cleveland. Durant is listed as day-to-day. He appeared to injure himself late in the game, but stayed in. Durant warmed up before Monday's game but the team announced he was out about an hour before the game. The Thunder are 14-7 with Durant in the lineup. MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST: ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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