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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
6 hours 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
13 hours 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
17 hours 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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has ‘no doubt’ he’ll return this season

Kevin Durant sat down for a Q&A with The Oklahoman and expressed complete confidence he’ll return to the court this season. “No doubt. No doubt,” Durant said when asked. “I’m looking forward to returning this season. No doubt. I’m not packing it in at all. The sidelined Oklahoma City Thunder superstar had a second procedure...Read More The post Kevin Durant says...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: OKC Thunder

This ‘winter won’t go away’ edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Oklahoma City Thunder who are 8-2 in their last 10 game and should have Russell Westbrook in the first...
Via Philadunkia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Respecting Greatness: the story of Russell Westbrook

Westbrook and Durant. Durant and Westbrook. Who cares? They are both dominant. Today, I’m coming clean. I have made some mistakes over the last few years that I am not proud of, and for that, I am deeply sorry and would like to repent to the gods of the basketball universe. Over the course of my NBA fan life, I have fallen in this trap a time or two before. I ridiculed Kobe Bryant...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OKC to debut new alternative uniforms vs. Toronto

The OKC Thunder will be debuting a new alternate uniform when they play the Raptors next Sunday. It is primarily all white, short sleeved, with the players’ last names on the back, but below the player’s number. It also has a blue trim around the neck. A photo posted by Oklahoma City Thunder (@okcthunder) on Mar 1, 2015 at 3:24pm PST What do you think about the jerseys...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant blasts Instagram hater for Westbrook comment

Kevin Durant has become more outspoken over the past few years, and that often leads to him responding to hecklers or people who say dumb things on social media. For example, look no further than the dude who decided to compare Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook. Earlier this week, someone sent Durant...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has facial surgery to repair dent

Don Ryan/AP Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a procedure Saturday to address a fracture to the zygomatic arch of his right cheek, Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti announced. The procedure was performed by Dr. John Joseph Rehm and Dr. Jason Hamilton at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute in Los Angeles, Calif. Westbrook will...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitch McGary loses Blazers defender with sweet fake (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie forward Mitch McGary made a pretty play with a drive to the basket and a sweet fake to lose the defender for the easy layup during the second quarter of Friday night's game in Portland.McGary's move got Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman in the air and brought the Thunder bench to their feet.McGary finished with 20 points and grabbed 9 rebounds coming off...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook literally gets dent in his face

Russell Westbrook continued his torrid February with another incredible game Friday, though he did take a physical beating while his team came up short in the end. Westbrook became the first player since LeBron James to post a triple-double in three straight games by going for 40, 13 and 11 in a 118-115 loss at...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Kevin Durant hint about staying with Thunder?

There has been a growing belief among the NBA community that the 2015-2016 season will be Kevin Durant’s last with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The reigning NBA MVP is here to tell everyone that drawing that conclusion is a bit premature. After the Thunder won their seventh game in a row on Tuesday night, Durant...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant sidelined after procedure on foot

In what has been an injury-plagued campaign for the Oklahoma City Thunder, reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant is going to be sidelined for at least a week after undergoing a procedure on his surgically repaired right foot. While it’s not a new injury, Durant’s procedure was meant to reduce pain in his foot after undergoing surgery in October. In announcing the news, Oklahoma City...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Oklahoma City Thunder 3 way trade

At roughly 2 PM Thursday afternoon the Oklahoma City Thunder were rumored to be in serious trade talk with the Brooklyn Nets to bring over seven footer Brooke Lopez in exchange for the Thunder’s Reggie Jackson.  According to reports, Brooklyn was ready to sign off on the deal to make it official, but the Thunder held off looking elsewhere on the market to satisfy their needs. ...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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