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MVP Kevin Durant sits out vs Lakers with sprain

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kevin Durant is sitting out of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Lakers on Friday night to rest his sprained right ankle. Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks says Durant's injury is mild, but the reigning NBA MVP will sit out at least one game as a precaution. Durant missed the second half of the Thunder's loss at Golden State on Thursday night after getting...
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Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo Wanted Out Of Boston But Would Never Say So

This embed is invalid" /> Kendrick Perkins said last month that he believed Rajon Rondo should re-sign with the Boston Celtics. But after Rondo was dealt Thursday to the Dallas Mavericks, Perkins said leaving Boston was his former teammate’s desire all along. “He wanted out, but he would never say that though,” Perkins told Yahoo! Sports on Friday. As Perkins...
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Kendrick Perkins says Rondo wanted out of Boston

“(Rondo) wanted out, but he would never say that though,” - Thunder center Kendrick Perkins said about his ex-Celtics teammate to Yahoo.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) December 19, 2014Is Perkins assuming his good friend, Rondo wanted out? Or has he and Rondo talked about this in the past?Whatever the case, Perkins has completely switched his stance on this topic. From...
Via Celtics Life
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Kevin Durant Under Appreciated?

The biggest news coming from the Thunder – Warriors matchup last night is that Thunder forward Kevin Durant suffered what appeared to be a gruesome ankle sprain. What many people are forgetting, or may have not even noticed is that, prior to injury, Kevin Durant was able to score 30 points in just 20 minutes. With very little coverage on the topic, is it possible the 2014 NBA MVP...
Via Bloguin Best
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Is Kevin Durant Under Appreciated?

The biggest news coming from the Thunder – Warriors matchup last night is that Thunder forward Kevin Durant suffered what appeared to be a gruesome ankle sprain. What many people are forgetting, or may have not even noticed is that, prior to injury, Kevin Durant was able to score 30 points in just 20 minutes. With very little coverage on the topic, is it possible the 2014 NBA MVP...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder-Lakers Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder certainly remember what a Kevin Durant injury meant for them earlier this season. The Thunder could be without the NBA's reigning MVP again Friday night when they try to continue their success against the Los Angeles Lakers. Durant broke his right foot in the preseason and missed the first 17 games, leaving Oklahoma City (12-14) without its biggest offensive...
Via AP on Fox
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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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Kevin Durant Sprains Ankle As Thunder Fall To Warriors; X-Rays Negative

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in the first half. Kerr and the Warriors were a lot happier they didn’t have to deal with Durant in the second half. Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Warriors rallied from...
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Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese Speights...
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Kevin Durant leaves game with ankle injury (VIDEO)

Kevin Durant suffered an ankle injury late in the second quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors. He did not return. The injury happened when he stepped on Marreese Speights’ foot....
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Durant injured as Thunder fall to Warriors behind Curry's 34

  Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese Speights' foot. The Thunder...
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Kevin Durant leaves with ankle sprain in Thunder loss to Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant’s Sprained Ankle Causes Him To Leave Game

Oklahoma City Thunder MVP Kevin Durant suffered a sprained ankle causing him to leave the game Thursday night vs. the Golden State Warriors. Durant was red hot scoring 30 points in the first half on 10 for 13 shooting before stepping on Marreese Speights’ foot and rolling his ankle right before the end of the half. TNT reported Durant was taking X-Rays and would not return. Golden...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Kevin Durant Scores 30 Points In First Half, Leaves Game With Sprained Ankle

Kevin Durant was on fire in the first half of the Thunder-Warriors game Thursday night. In just his ninth game back after being sidelined with a broken foot, Durant popped off for 30 points on 10-of-13 shooting from the field — including 5-of-6 from three-point range. Unfortunately, his night ended early, as he came down Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Thunder's Durant leaves game vs. Warriors with ankle injury

  Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has not returned for the start of the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors after twisting his right ankle at the end of the first half. The Thunder say Durant had a mild ankle sprain and would not return Thursday night. The reigning NBA MVP grabbed his right ankle after stepping on Marreese Speights' left foot while going hard...
Via AP on Fox
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Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has not returned for the start of the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors after twisting his right ankle at the end of the first half. The reigning NBA MVP grabbed his right ankle after stepping on Marreese Speights' left foot while going hard to basket Thursday night. Durant was called for a charge on the...
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Kevin Durant leaves with ankle sprain in Thunder loss to Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle. Durant scored a season-high 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting in a spectacular first half that ended with him stepping on Marreese...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Durant leaves Thunder game with ankle injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has not returned for the start of the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors after twisting his right ankle at the end of the first half. The reigning NBA MVP grabbed his right ankle after stepping on Marreese Speights' left foot while going hard to basket Thursday night. Durant was called for a charge on the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Rookie Mitch McGary To Miss 2-3 Weeks

According to FOX Sports, the bad luck continues for Oklahoma City Thunder’s Mitch McGary. The Thunder rookie is expected to miss the next two to three weeks with inflammation in his left tibia. McGary has only played one game so far this season against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday where he scored 3 points and had 4 rebounds. The OKC forward had a broken bone in his left foot in...
Via Basketball Bicker
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NBA Fashion: Tuesday Night’s Game Day Outfits (Pictures)

Game Day NBA Style Fashion has become an important staple to NBA players across the league to enhance their marketability and alluring images. Let’s take a glace of game day looks from Tuesday night. Memphis Grizzles Mike Conley, Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo and OKC Thunder Serge Ibaka brought savvy casual to meet simplicity, best form of menswear style. Memphis Grizzles, Mike...
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Kevin Durant on notion no one wants to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘That’s (expletive)’

As the 2014-15 NBA season was just getting underway in October, a story written by Henry Abbott for ESPN The Magazine made the startling assertion that according to his anonymous sources inside the league, most players would prefer to not have Kobe Bryant as a teammate and that he ultimately is responsible for the downfall...Read More The post Kevin Durant on notion no one wants...
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Durant On ‘Stars’ Not Wanting To Play With Kobe: “That’s Bullsh*t”

Before the hysteria starts, Kobe Bryant is likely to retire as Kevin Durant becomes a free agent, so we can probably scratch this off as an endorsement for KD to L.A. You can add the Oklahoma City Thunder star to the list of star players who would love to play with Kobe Bryant. Durant told USA Today that the notion of stars not wanting to play with Bryant is “bullsh*t.” When...
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Durant On ‘Stars’ Not Wanting To Play With Kobe: “That’s Bullsh*t”

Before the hysteria starts, Kobe Bryant is likely to retire as Kevin Durant becomes a free agent, so we can probably scratch this off as an endorsement for KD to L.A. You can add the Oklahoma City Thunder star to the list of star players who would love to play with Kobe Bryant. Durant told USA Today that the notion of stars not wanting to play with Bryant is “bullsh*t.” When...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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