Thunder: Why Billy Donovan trusted Dion Waiters to close out the Spurs in Game 2

By Erik Horne Staff Writer ehorne@oklahoman.comDion Waiters settles into a chair along one baseline of the AT&T Center. Practice has wrapped up.
Via Thunder Rumblings
13 hours ago

Refs: Missed call in Thunder-Spurs game, plan to train for it

NBA referees say their missed foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters as he inbounded the ball was a play they had never seen before.

Refs say they missed call on Waiters, plan to train for it

NEW YORK (AP) NBA referees say their missed foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters as he inbounded the ball was a play they had never seen before. The referees union also said Tuesday on Twitter that they would incorporate the play into their training moving forward. The play began a wild final sequence in the Thunder's 98-97 victory over San Antonio on Monday in Game 2 of the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the furor? Spurs got what they needed

Berry TramelThe national furor of the final 13.5 seconds of Thunder-Spurs has masked the truth. The Spurs got exactly what they needed out of Dion Waiters’ inbounds pass. You know all the particulars.
Via Thunder Rumblings
1 day ago

Referees on Dion Waiters' inbounds shove: 'Never seen before'

Not only did the NBA referees blow the call on Dion Waiters' inbounds shove in Game 2 of Spurs vs. Thunder, but also they claim they've never seen anything like it. 
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Referee admits Waiters should have been called for offensive foul on final play vs. Spurs

After the Thunder came away with a Game 2 win over the Spurs, the lead referee met with a pool reporter to clear up a critical no-call on the game's final (and completely insane) possession.What you saw there was Dion Waiters committing not one, but two violations on the inbounds pass. Delivering a forearm to Ginobili's chest was the first, and leaving his feet to deliver the pass...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder: OKC survives frantic finish in Game 2, evens series with San Antonio

By Anthony SlaterSAN ANTONIO — With a bloodthirsty crowd behind him and jittery Manu Ginóbili crowding his space, Dion Waiters, in the most important moment of his career — inbounding, up one, with 13.5 seconds left of a pivotal playoff game in San Antonio — shivered Ginobili backward with an elbow and then tossed a floating pass toward halfcourt. What transpired was one of...
Via Thunder Rumblings
2 days ago

WATCH: Billy Donovan plays dumb about SAS-OKC final play

If postgame press conferences were a game of poker, the chips would have been pushed all-in on Billy Donovan because the OKC Thunder head coach was so clearly bluffing with one of his answers. All anyone could talk about after the Oklahoma City Thunder escaped with a 98-97 victory over the San Antonio Spurs was the incredibly wild ending, which included Dion Waiters pushing Manu...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant not a fan of Final Four gloating from teammates

Kevin Durant has two teammates whose alma maters are in the Final Four. Their gloating deeply annoys him. Randy Foye of Villanova and Dion Waiters of Syracuse share a locker room with Durant, and apparently they won’t shut up about the fact that their schools are in the Final Four. KD isn't a fan of having teammates college's in the #FinalFour. He also doesn't lose sleep about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters opens up about the death of his brother, Zique

Say what you want about Dion Waiters the basketball player, but remember the current Oklahoma City Thunder guard (and former Cleveland Cavalier) is human. He has a family. He has emotions. He has a life outside of the game of basketball. And, on March 8, his family life took a dramatic and fatal turn. Sitting at his Oklahoma City home, Waiters got a call from a friend who called...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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