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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
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Thunder-Suns Preview

Kevin Durant's health is again in a state of uncertainty for the Oklahoma City Thunder. His absence hasn't mattered much lately, however, given Russell Westbrook's spectacular play. Westbrook tries to lead Oklahoma City to a season-high eighth straight victory when it visits the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. The Thunder (32-25) have won nine of 10, surging up the Western Conference...
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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 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
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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
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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
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Russell Westbrook Triple Double Leads Thunder Over Pacers

Russell Westbrook leads the Thunder to their 7th straight win. The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Indiana Pacers 105-92 on Tuesday night behind a Russell Westbrook triple double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Oklahoma City improved to 32-25 on the season with their 7th consecutive victory. Not being in the top 8 Western conference playoff picture all season going...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant undergoes second foot procedure

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti announced Sunday that Kevin Durant underwent a minor procedure to help reduce pain and discomfort in his surgically repaired right foot. Durant will be re-evaluated in a week. “As we have conveyed, Kevin has experienced increased soreness in his right foot recently...
Via Sports-Glory
4 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
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Durant to miss time due to foot procedure

Kevin Durant's sore right foot will keep him out at least another week. The Thunder announced Sunday that Durant underwent a procedure to help alleviate pain and discomfort. General manager Sam Presti said Durant's foot fracture has been healing "perfectly." Presti went on to say in a press release issued by the team that Durant should be able to return during the regular season...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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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. ...
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College coaches told Russell Westbrook to 'run track' versus basketball

Russell Westbrook is arguably the most dynamic player in the NBA, and this almost never came to be if he listened to the college coaches who recruited him. The post College Coaches Told Russell Westbrook To ‘Go Run Track’ Instead Of Playing Basketball appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder pick up where they left off, win fourth straight over Mavericks

The moving parts before Thursday afternoon's trade deadline were extensive. The Thunder got four players and sent off four players. They received draft picks and they gave up draft picks. They shipped off a malcontent in Reggie Jackson and a fan favorite in Kendrick Perkins. But Thursday, while the rest of the league was conjecturing on what might become of the Thunder and their...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson ‘cried tears of joy’ after finding out he was traded

Among the flurry of NBA activity on Thursday was Reggie Jackson being traded from the Thunder to the Pistons. With Jackson due to be a restricted free agent at the end of the season, the chances of him returning to Oklahoma City to continue being a backup to Russell Westbrook were essentially nonexistent. An opportunity...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder trade Reggie Jackson in 3-team deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Reggie Jackson to the Detroit Pistons in a three-team deal. The Thunder will acquire Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter and forward Steve Novak, Pistons forward Kyle Singler and guard D.J. Augustin, with Thunder center Kendrick Perkins going to the Jazz. Jackson is averaging 12.8 points and 4.3 assists in 28.0 minutes per game....
Via Sports-Glory
7 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...
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Kevin Durant drops truth bombs, cuts open a vein in GQ interview

Kevin Durant has been opening up of late in a way the 26-year-old superstar has rarely done during his NBA career. A wide-ranging and revealing interview the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar did with GQ showcases the latest stage in his evolution from being known solely as a supremely talented basketball player to a complicated, three-dimensional...Read More The post Kevin Durant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lamb, Perry Jones break out elaborate pregame handshake (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb and forward Perry Jones didn't see any action during Monday night's game in Denver, but they made sure to get a workout in...with their elaborate choreographed pregame handshake.Definitely a lot going on there, including a 360 jump/spin move and some jumping rope mixed in.Thunder sideline reporter Lesley McCaslin didn't seem to be aware that...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Adams makes one-handed free throw vs Clippers (Video)

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams sank a one-handed free throw - with his non-dominant hand, no less - during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the L.A. Clippers.Adams was forced to shoot two free throws with his left hand after injuring his right hand while being fouled. Adams missed the first, but made the second as the home crowd cheered him on.Adams was immediately...
Via Holdout Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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