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The stage is set for the rise of Russell Westbrook

When the devastating news broke that Kevin Durant would be missing anywhere between six to eight weeks of action, I admit my first thoughts shifted away from Durant. It’s not that I wasn’t concerned about Durant; watching anyone forced out of a game he loves because of an unforeseen injury is always a crushing sight. […] The post Setting The Stage For World War Westbrook appeared...
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NBA stars want max contract abolished

In 1997, Michael Jordan signed a mega contract. Sure, it was only two years, but a two-year $63.3 million contract paid Jordan more in one year than he had made with the Bulls his previous nine seasons in the NBA combined. This was a monster contract now, and it was a monster contract at the time. When it ended, there would be no other contract like it at the time. Jordan’s mega...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant to miss 6-8 weeks with foot fracture

Kevin Durant will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks, opening the door for Russell Westbrook to be the number one option in Oklahoma City. Maybe it’s the NBA 2K curse. Maybe it’s the Based God’s Curse. Maybe it’s just bad luck. Whatever the case, the Oklahoma City Thunder will begin the NBA season without reigning MVP Kevin Durant. Durant was diagnosed with a Jones fracture in his...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant Breaks Foot, Will Miss 6-8 Weeks of NBA Action

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely after suffering a broken right foot. According to a report by the Associated Press, the injury was caught after Durant told Oklahoma City Thunder officials he felt discomfort in the foot. Surgery will be required to fix the injury, which will keep Durant sidelined for at least six to eight weeks. Russell Westbrook will be tasked...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapper Lil B reacts to Kevin Durant injury on Twitter

As many of you probably know by now, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will be miss up to six-eight weeks after suffering a foot injury. Back in the year of 2011, a rapper by the name Lil B put a curse on Kevin Durant called the “BasedGodCurse” via Twitter after Durant turned down a game of one-on-one against him and called him a wack rapper. Only a few moments ago, Lil...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Kevin Durant out six to eight weeks with foot injury

Kevin Durant’s 2014-15 season is already off to a rough start. The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday morning that the reigning MVP will miss 6 to 8 weeks after he was diagnosed with a Jones fracture in his right foot that will require surgery. According to the statement released by general manager Sam Presti, Durant complained of pain his foot after practice Saturday. Presti...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant filming his own HBO special, 'The Offseason'

Fresh off winning his first-ever MVP, Kevin Durant is following LeBron James into the world of premium cable. After James’ Starz series Survivor’s Remorse premiered on Saturday, it looks like Durant is getting a show of his own. HBO says the network and @KDTrey5 are teaming up for a reality special called The Offseason: Kevin Durant. Debuts Nov. 4. — Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Durant rips max contracts, says top players are underpaid

The NBA's new 9-year, $24 billion television deal will almost triple the league's revenue. But players feel they're not getting a fair slice of the pie after the recent revenue increase. LeBron James and Deron Williams recently weighed in on Monday, and now Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant shared their thoughts on Tuesday. Durant specifically ripped max contracts, and...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike throws Durant a Redskins-themed birthday party

On Monday, Kevin Durant will be turning 26, but Nike decided to throw him an early birthday party. Earlier this month, Durant signed a new contract with Nike that is worth about 300 million dollars. At the party, Durant had a cake with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s basketball court, one of his signature shoes, and a Redskins jersey with his name and number on it. Kevin Durant was...
Via DC Sports-Kings
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Writers discuss Kevin Durant's Under Armour vs. Nike choice

$265 million. $285 million. Two dollar amounts that represent the range that Under Armour is willing to pay as it tries to acquire the 2014 NBA MVP  in Kevin Durant as its pitchman. This sponsorship deal could prove to be one of the largest ever signed, and it would give the Maryland-based company an in-state export to lay […] The post Under Armour Vs. Nike: 11 Of Your Favorite...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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