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Craig Sager Returns To TNT Following Battle With Cancer

He’s back!Photo credit: Sportscenter Sports reporter Craig Sager returned to TNT tonight following an 11-month battle with cancer. Known for his unique fashion style, Sager appeared in Chicago for the Bulls game hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder sporting a plaid jacket with the home town colors, making us instantly realize he’s the same Sager we’ve always loved. ESPN reports...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Forget triple-double ... Westbrook's triple-stumble does Thunder in

The end was inevitable ... Russell Westbrook's triple-double streak wasn't lasting the season. Hell, the odds of it reaching Michael Jordan's mark of seven straight set back in 1989 were something just short of astronomical. So when Thursday night's Thunder-Bulls game in Chicago ended with Westbrook's stat line showing seven assists and eight rebounds, it wasn't necessarily earth...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

E’Twaun Moore Game-Winner Leads Bulls Over Thunder

E’Twaun Moore had the game of his career vs. the Thunder. The Chicago Bulls defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night thanks to an E’Twaun Moore game-winner with 2.1 seconds left. Off the bench, E’Twaun Moore scored a career high 19 points on 9 of 10 shooting from the field including the game-winner from downtown when the Bulls were trailing by 1 point....
Via Basketball Bicker
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

E’Twaun Moore Hits Game-Winning Three-Pointer To Sink The Thunder

E’Twaun Moore sank Russell Westbrook and the OKC Thunder with this three-pointer with two seconds left in Thursday’s game.  Moore finished the night with 19 points. Benny the Bull’s reaction was pretty great, too: [Ben Golliver] The post E’Twaun Moore Hits Game-Winning Three-Pointer To Sink The Thunder appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook scores 43, but triple-double streak ends in loss to Bulls

  Russell Westbrook scored 43 points but his streak of consecutive games with a triple-double ended at four on Thursday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder lost at the Chicago Bulls, 108-105.
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five teams the Thunder can start thinking about trading Durant to

***Before anyone throws a fit, this is just a fun speculation article based off the recent Superman-esque performances from Russell Westbrook. Hey, four straight triple-doubles is a pretty impressive feat.    Now that we got that out of the way, there is no way in hell Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti is going to risk everything he’s done and worked for, to trade...
Via Pass The Pill
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook mask alternatives: Batman, 'The Mask', MF Doom & more

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook returned to the court Thursday night wearing a traditional, clear plastic protective mask after undergoing surgery Saturday to repair a fracture in his face. As evidenced by his 49 point, 13 rebound and 10 assist performance (plus three steals and a block!), he's doing just fine with the mask. Actually, just watch this highlight...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook’s 4 Consecutive Triple-Doubles

By Sam Henry The NBA’s leading scorer at 27.0 points per game, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder has accomplish what has become to be unthinkable in today’s game.  This 2014-15 NBA season, sixteen players have combined to record a total of 28 triple-doubles in a game.  Of the sixteen players only six have at least 2 triple-doubles this season. In addition to leading...
Via Beyond The Spread
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who stole Serge Ibaka's water?

As if the numerous injuries the Oklahoma City Thunder have dealt with all season weren't enough, they now have to deal with something even worse: treachery.  After practice yesterday, Serge Ibaka noticed his water was missing. He confronted Kevin Durant, accusing him of theft. Durant flatly denied the accusation, and you could hear the anger and frustration in his denial.  We'll...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Returns, Gets Another Triple-Double

Wearing a protective mask. OKC Thunder point guard and western conference player of the month for February Russell Westbrook returned to action against the Sixers and kept things rolling. Racking up his 4th straight triple-double in a win, posting 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. “He’s playing incredible,” said Thunder forward Nick Collison. “We don’t want to take...
Via Hooped Up
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

About Last Night: I can’t stop watching these two NBA plays

As the NBA playoffs approach, athletes are playing next level ball throughout the league.  Two strong MVP contenders, Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, have both been playing out of their minds all season long; and last night was no different.  Check out two plays from Wednesday night’s action that prove these guys are from another...
Via All Sports Everything
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sound The Canaans!

Crazy game in OKC last night!  It was a crazy night across the board!  For a while I thought the Sixers were really going to pull that one out - had the lead most of regulation and then clawed back late - but Russell Westbrook playing like Michael Jordan these days got the Thunder the OT win. Behind all of RW's historical hooblah which we'll go into later, is Isaiah Canaan's career...
Via Razzball Basketball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) NBA Russell Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to have four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that year to have back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has gone bananas

We’ve spent most of Russell Westbrook’s career considering him to the the Oklahoma City Thunder’s second banana. Now he’s simply going bananas. Tasked with leading the Thunder in Kevin Durant’s absence, Westbrook joined a stratosphere inhabited by all-time NBA greats on Wednesday night when he recorded his fourth straight triple-double with 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder-Bulls Preview

Depth is helping the Chicago Bulls overcome a slew of injuries. Russell Westbrook is practically doing it on his own for the Oklahoma City Thunder, putting him in rarefied air. Westbrook looks to continue his dizzying stretch without the help of Kevin Durant on Thursday night when the Thunder go for a sixth straight win over the Bulls. Already among the league leaders with 27.0 points...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Triple-Doubles 4th Game In A Row, Thunder Win

Russell Westbrook is amazing.Photo credit: NBA.com Russell Westbrook triple-doubles are becoming a normal occurrence as he had another stellar performance in an Oklahoma City Thunder 123-118 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook finished with an outstanding 49 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. Oh, he also added 3 steals because why not? The Thunder point guard is the first...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook 1st player since MJ with 4 straight triple-doubles

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook on Wednesday became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS, and the first since Jordan that same year to post back-to-back triple-doubles with at least 40 points. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists, helping the Oklahoma City...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook posts fourth consecutive triple-double

  Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook went off Wednesday for his fourth consecutive triple-double. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Thunder to a 123-118 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, according to ESPN...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron and Westbrook Named February Players of the Month

Russell Westbrook and LeBron James are your Players of the Month. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook were named the February NBA Players of the Month. NBA.com reports that James led his Cavaliers to an 8-2 record when in the line-up while averaging 24.4 points (1st in the East) and 7.3 assists (2nd in the East) per game...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Russell Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night. Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, according to STATS...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook returns with face mask, fourth straight triple-double

Russell Westbrook returned from a facial fracture to score a career-high 49 points with 16 rebounds and 10 assists, his fourth straight triple-double, in the Thunder's 123-118 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.  
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook goes coast-to-coast for filthy slam dunk against Sixers (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook returned to action with authority Wednesday night against Philadelphia, going coast-to-coast in the first quarter and finishing with this monster two-handed slam dunk.Westbrook took the inbounds pass, outran the Sixers defense and threw it down hard.Despite not playing in the last game while recovering from a fractured cheekbone, Westbrook...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook throws down huge dunk in return

Russell Westbrook’s new mask has given him superpowers. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard returned to the court for the first time Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, four days after undergoing surgery for a fractured cheek. He wore a special protective mask for the occasion, and it did not slow him down. Quit the opposite, in fact. We understand he’s playing the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook, LeBron James Named Players Of The Month

Russell Westbrook and LeBron James have been named the NBA Players of the Month for February. Westbrook had a PER of 34.6 in February, averaging 31.2 points, 9.1 rebounds and 10.2 assists per game for the Oklahoma City Thunder. James averaged 24.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game for the month.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

First look at Russell Westbrook In His Mask (Photos)

I have a feel the All Star MVP is going to go even harder after having his faced dented. Westbrook unveiled the Zorro mask at shoot around. First look at Russell Westbrook in his mask. #Thunder pic.twitter.com/JafgD17qbe — Carson Cunningham (@KOCOCarson) March 4, 2015
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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