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Kanter leads Jazz past Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Enes Kanter scored 27 points to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-91 in preseason action Tuesday night. Kanter made 12 of 17 shots and pulled down seven rebounds. Trey Burke had 23 points, Alec Burks scored 15 and Derrick Favors had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz. Oklahoma City struggled in its final preseason game. Perry Jones...
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Kanter leads Jazz past Thunder 105-91

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Enes Kanter scored 27 points to help the Utah Jazz defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-91 in preseason action Tuesday night. Kanter made 12 of 17 shots and had seven rebounds. Trey Burke had 23 points, Alec Burks scored 15 and Derrick Favors had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz. Perry Jones had 20 points and Russell Westbrook added 14 points and 11 assists...
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Durant won’t rush rehab; eyes December return

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant said in a Tuesday press conference he plans to be patient with his broken right foot. “I’m not going to rush it all. That’s the one thing I don’t want to do,” the reigning NBA MVP said. “I’m sure I’ll feel better in two or three weeks, but definitely don’t want to rush it and wind up hurting it even more…hopefully by...
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Kevin Durant Won’t Rush Rehab; Eyes December Return

Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant said in a Tuesday press conference, he plans to be patient with his broken right foot. “I’m not going to rush it all. That’s the one thing I don’t want to do,” the reigning NBA MVP said. “I’m sure I’ll feel better in two or three weeks, but definitely don’t want to rush it and wind up...
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Kevin Durant Gives Inside Look of Nike KD 7 ‘On The Road’ Sneaker (Video)

In the latest storyline for the KD 7 performance sneaker, Kevin Durant gives the viewers an inside scoop of his mindset when traveling city-to-city away from Oklahoma City. Durant knows how strenuous road games can be, but finding a gym, bonding with teammates, and most importantly mental toughness overshadows all the road game obstacles. Conquering road games comes with the territory...
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Kevin Durant Gives Inside Look of Nike KD 7 'On The Road' Sneaker (Video)

In the latest storyline for the KD 7 performance sneaker, Kevin Durant gives the viewers an inside scoop of his mindset when traveling city-to-city away from Oklahoma City. Durant knows how strenuous road games can be, but finding a gym, bonding with teammates, and most importantly mental toughness overshadows all the road game obstacles. Conquering road games comes with the...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Kevin Durant 'antsy' after surgery but won't rush return

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot. "I've been antsy since I got out of surgery," he said Tuesday. "Seen that Chicago-Cleveland game last night, and I wanted to get out there and play. As a competitor, I love to...
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Durant struggling to deal with injury

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Thunder forward Kevin Durant says he has been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a broken bone in his right foot. The reigning MVP spoke to the media Tuesday for the first time since the injury. He had surgery on Oct. 16 and will be re-evaluated in about five weeks. He rolled into the media session on a scooter with the lower...
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Durant won't rush back, says injury 'win-win'

The door swung open, and Kevin Durant rolled in -- literally, on a scooter -- to speak with the media for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot. "It's definitely a different experience for me," Durant said Tuesday. "I've never been injured before, but the Thunder's been great to get me to the best surgeon...
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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...
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Picture him rollin': Kevin Durant wheels into press conference on scooter (video)

Kevin Durant met with the media on Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery to treat a fracture in his right foot. Despite the severity of the injury, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar had an air of optimism about him, almost creating the impression that he’s already rolling along in his recovery progress …...Read More The post Picture him rollin': Kevin Durant...
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Kevin Durant launching signature underwear collection

Kevin Durant is expanding his apparel empire and stepping into the underwear game. The NBA MVP recently signed an endorsement deal with action sports accessory brand Neff, according to The Associated Press. Neff founder Shaun Neff told the AP that Durant will launch a signature underwear line with the company in time for next year’s back-to-school crowd. ”We just thought that...
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Kevin Durant won’t rush return, says injury is ‘a win-win’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant spoke to the media Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot. “It’s definitely a different experience for me,” Durant said, via ESPN.com. “I’ve never been injured before, but the Thunder’s been great to get me to the best surgeon, and rehab has been going well so far. Everything...
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Nike KD 7 ‘On the Road’

When the OKC Thunder play away games. People line up to see Kevin Durant do his special thing. To date KD has logged roughly 225 hours of playing time in away games and unfortunately many of those hours have resulted in him being out for a portion of the season. Despite the setback, the Nike KD 7 ‘On the Road’ colorway was unveiled today ready for his return. “Success is not...
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Kevin Durant has no intentions of rushing back from broken foot

TweetReigning NBA MVP and Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant suffered a Jones fracture in his right foot a week ago that will sideline at least for the first month of the season. The injury was blow to the Thunder’s chances of returning to the NBA Finals, but don’t expect Durant to be in a huge hurry to get back to the court. “Nah, I’m not going to rush it all....
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Kevin Durant rolled up to press conference on a scooter

Kevin Durant just had surgery on his gimpy foot. He mentioned that he had never been injured before and that it felt different. And he gets to roll around on a scooter! Here’s Durant on his new toy: And Durant said this during his press conference (via NBC): “I feel like Nick Saban, just rolling around on my scooter court to court,” Durant said of his role with the Thunder...
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Kevin Durant 'looking at the positive side' of sitting out after surgery

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant rolled into the media room Tuesday morning, cast on his right foot and a smile on his face. "It's just another bump in the road," he said. "It's all good, to be honest." Now we get to see if it's going to be all good for the Thunder. Durant spoke for the first time since the team announced the MVP of the league would be...
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Kevin Durant on Return: “I’m Not Going to Rush It At All”

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant rolled up to his press conference in a scooter on Tuesday morning to talk about his foot surgery, and referenced the great Alabama coach Nick Saban. “I feel like Nick Saban, just rolling around on my scooter court to court,” Durant said of his role with the Thunder right now as he rehabs from his broken foot. Durant, who will be re...
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Durant Says He Won’t Rush Back From Injury

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant recently underwent surgery to repair a fractured bone in his foot and will miss the first month or more of the NBA season. With expectations at an all-time high for the Oklahoma City Thunder, fans are hopeful that Durant, who will be re-evaluated in six weeks, will be back sooner than expected. Not so fast, says the MVP. Durant on possibly coming back...
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Kevin Durant Signs Endorsement Deal With ‘Neff’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has just inked an endorsement deal with action sports accessory brand Neff according to the Associated Press. The company, best known for its snow and skate headwear, will launch the NBA MVP’s signature underwear. Durant will be a brand ambassador, help design the products and have equity in Neff’s underwear division. Neff founder Shaun...
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Kevin Durant Says His Injury Has Him Feeling Like Nick Saban

Kevin Durant’s broken right foot will sideline him for about six to eight weeks, meaning the NBA MVP’s impact on the Oklahoma City Thunder’s first month of the season will come in an advice and motivational role.  Durant, 26, is starting to feel like a coach, a specific, college football coach.  Which one? Nick Saban, of course.  Kevin Durant: “I feel like Nick Saban...
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Kevin Durant Signs Endorsement Deal With ‘Neff’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has just inked an endorsement deal with action sports accessory brand Neff according to the Associated Press. The company, best known for its snow and skate headwear, will launch the NBA MVP’s signature underwear. Durant will be a brand ambassador, help design the products and have equity in Neff’s underwear division. Neff founder Shaun...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Durant signs endorsement deal with Neff

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) NBA MVP Kevin Durant has added action sports accessory brand Neff to his rapidly growing list of endorsement deals. Neff founder Shaun Neff told The Associated Press that his company, best known for its snow and skate headwear, will launch the Thunder star's signature underwear collection in time for next year's back-to-school crowd. Durant will be a brand...
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2014/15 Oklahoma CIty Thunder – Rising Down

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-2324" src="http://cdn1.bloguin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2014/03/USATSI_7842513_164908770_lowres-300x199.jpg" alt=""<strong" /> (Kevin Durant by Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming...
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Box Score Browsing – Preseason Week 2

The emergence of Steven Adams as a legit force down-low is at hand. Scott Brooks can’t play the ‘he makes us better’ card anymore with Kendrick Perkins, nor can he deny that Adams is a legit double-double threat – something Perkins has never really come close to approaching in his 12 seasons. Perk is a ‘young vet’ – still only 29 years old but with the movements and...
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