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Jackson unlikely to sign extension with Thunder

Reggie Jackson has been in the league for three years now with the Oklahoma City Thunder and is now eligible for a contract extension. The Thunder have till October 31st to sign that extension with Jackson, if they don’t he becomes a restricted free agent at the end of the 2015 season. Berry Tramel of NewsOk thinks a deal is unlikely considering the changing financial landscape...
Via My Sports Rumors
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Durant thought Steph Curry was white when they met

Hearing stories from the past can be fun, especially when professional athletes are speaking about their childhoods. During Tuesday’s NBA 2K Uncensored event, Kevin Durant revealed something pretty hilarious that was going through his mind the first time he met Stephen Curry. Keep in mind that Durant was only 10 years old at the time. Durant’s little story had Curry, James Harden...
Via The Sideline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Under Armour offer to Durant reportedly worth up to $285M

TweetAthletic apparel company Under Armour has made NBA MVP Kevin Durant quite a substantial endorsement offer, per a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com. The deal includes Under Armour...
Via Los That Sports Blog
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Under Armour offers Kevin Durant monster deal; Nike has right to match

After much speculation it appears the bidding for Kevin Durant’s shoe endorsement has taken an official step. According to ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell, Durant’s agency, Roc Nation Sports, has notified Nike of Under Armour’s offer: “Kevin Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265...
Via KCM Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Extension Candidate: Reggie Jackson

Thunder fans are experiencing some déjà vu. A guard entering his fourth year with the team, proven as an effective backup and a capable starter, is due for rookie contract extension talks. The player shined in the postseason, helping guide Oklahoma City deep into the playoffs, and is seeking an increased role with the team next season. No, we’re not talking about James Harden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay-Z to blame for Kevin Durant quitting Team USA?

Kevin Durant pulled out of Team USA two weeks ago much to the shock of USA Basketball coaches, players and executives. Durant cited mental and physical fatigue as his reason for quitting the team during the middle of training camp, only weeks away from the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. “After going through […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gross: OKC Thunder auctioning off Nick Collison’s blood-stained shoes (photo)

For ever conceivable sports memorabilia item, no matter how strange, odds are there is at least one person interested in procuring said item and calling it their own. The Oklahoma City Thunder are clearly counting on that presumed truism given that the team is auctioning off a pair of Nick Collison’s game-worn shoes. Not only […] The post Gross: OKC Thunder auctioning off Nick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA fines Raptors $25K for Drake’s concert pitch to KD

Toronto Raptors ambassador and hip hop artist Drake made a not-so-veiled pitch to Kevin Durant as the Oklahoma City Thunder star attended his concert recently. The ‘pitch’ was deemed by the league to be a violation of their anti-tampering rules, sources told ESPN.com on Monday. “Before we leave, I just want to show one of my brothers something,” Drake told to the Toronto...
Via Low Brow Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Oklahoma City Thunder: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Re-signed Grant Jerrett Signed Anthony Morrow Signed Sebastian Telfair Drafted Mitch McGary, Josh Huestis Strongest: Signing Anthony Morrow. In the 2013-14 season, the Oklahoma City Thunder were 28th in three-point percentage, and with Caron Butler, Derek Fisher and...
Via HoopStuff
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Megan Fox starstruck by 'gorgeous' Russell Westbrook

A couple days ago, Nickelodeon hosted the first ever Kids Choice Sports Awards and one individual present at the awards happened to be actress Megan Fox. Fox got the chance to present an award with Oklahoma City Thunder star guard Russell Westbrook and yesterday, she noted on her Facebook page that she was starstruck when she met him: I never get star struck but I got to present...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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