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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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Russell Westbrook the Oklahoma City Thunder MVP?

An injury riddled season for the Oklahoma City Thunder has left the team with a record that hardly indicates the talent level of their squad.  Entering the season, the Thunder were missing their two star players: reigning MVP Kevin Durant and four time All Star Russell Westbrook.  Durant was sidelined 17 games following a jones fracture suffered during an off season practice....
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has a dent in his head from teammate’s knee

  Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook was evaluated at a Portland-area medical facility after being kneed in the head late in the Thunder’s 115-112 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Westbrook took the blow to the side of his head from teammate Andre Roberson’s knee as he dove toward the ball in anticipation of missing his own free throw...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook's condition unknown after injury leaves him with dent in head

Russell Westbrook's condition is unknown after he suffered a scary injury that left him with a dent in his head. Westbrook went down and stayed down for a minute after taking a knee to the head from teammate Andre Roberson in the final seconds of the Oklahoma City Thunder's 115-112 loss at Portland on Friday night. Westbrook, who had a noticeable imprint on his right cheek, did not...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours 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
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters (Sorta) Cost The Thunder A Game With This Awful Turnover

Dion Waiters had a costly turnover in overtime of Thursday’s OKC-Phoenix game. With less than a minute to go, Waiters looking to get the ball to D.J. Augustin, tossed the ball into the first-row. As bad as Waiters’ turnover was, Russell Westbrook still had a chance to tie the game but he missed the layup […] The post Dion Waiters (Sorta) Cost The Thunder A Game With This Awful...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook tweaks ankle during loss (VIDEO)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was clearly in pain during the waning moments of the team’s 117-113 loss to the Phoenix Suns. Westbrook drove to the hoop with just seconds remaining in the game, and it appeared as if he was going to attempt a reverse layup. But he stepped on Markieff Morris’ foot and ...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Serge Ibaka ‘Son of the Congo’ Trailer

OKC Thunder forward Serge Ibaka is the focus of a documentary titled “Son of the Congo”, set to premiere at SXSW on March 14. Followed by a free release March 23rd on Grantland.com. Based on the trailer, his story on film looks amazing. “Serge Ibaka managed to escape the war-torn streets of the Congo and play his way to the top of the NBA. In ‘Son of the Congo,’ he returns...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook is surging into the MVP conversation

Not since the 1950’s has the NBA seen a team have consecutive MVP campaigns from two different players. Bob Cousy won it for the Boston...
Via Athlon Sports
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No team is having more fun right now than the Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY –€“ Every timeout, every basket. Just give the Thunder players a reason to celebrate and they will. Good times here in Oklahoma City these days as the Thunder won their seventh in a row. The most recent was  Tuesday over Indiana, making it nine wins in their last 10. All smiles, pats on the back and rainbows. Gold stars all around. Who's having more fun than these...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 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
5 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson reportedly refused to play a game for OKC

Reggie Jackson finally got his wish and was traded by the Thunder Thursday before the deadline, giving him a chance to start on a new team. We knew Jackson was unhappy with his role in Oklahoma City, but now we’re learning just what a malcontent he was. Longtime Thunder insider Royce Young reported the following...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Send Reggie Jackson To Pistons In Three Team Trade

Reggie Jackson is now a Detroit Piston. The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded point guard Reggie Jackson to the Detroit Pistons in a huge three team trade that also involved the Utah Jazz. According to ESPN, the 24 year old guard wanted to start and to be traded out Oklahoma City with his upcoming free agency in the Summer. Detroit acquired: Reggie Jackson (from Oklahoma City...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reggie Jackson requests trade from OKC Thunder

      This embed is invalid   " /> Reggie Jackson wants a new home. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has asked to be traded before Thursday’s deadline, league sources told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday. Jackson’s production has dropped steadily each month this season, falling from 19.5 points per game in November (when he was starting in place of the...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference Standings: Sorting out the playoff picture

I start by saying the West is unfair. This year, just like last, some teams will miss the playoffs with somewhere around 47-48 wins. For perspective, some team in the east will get in the playoffs with 40-42 wins. That is life in the competitive West. While we talk of eight teams who could likely represent the West in the finals, it is pretty safe to say they top seven spots are...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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