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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
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Guard Russell Westbrook Set To Return Wednesday

Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunders Oklahoma City Thunders guard Russell Westbrook who suffered an injury to the face last weekend is set to return Wednesday. As reported by ESPN,  Russell Westbrook plans to return from facial surgery Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers. According to coach Scott Brooks, the four-time NBA All-Star who had surgery Saturday...
Via Basketball Bicker
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
1 day 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
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Out For A Week After Facial Surgery

Russell Westbrook will miss the next week. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will be out for the next week after undergoing a successful facial surgery. ESPN reports Westbrook suffered an injury at the end of Friday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers and had the procedure to address the zygomatic arch bone of his right cheek. Westbrook will re-evaluated...
Via Basketball Bicker
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
4 days 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
4 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
4 days 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
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
7 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
11 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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