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Andrew Wiggins, Bradley Beal, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, EA Sports, Esports, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, John Wall, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Minnesota Timberwolves, nba live, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards -

TGIF, NBA Live 19 fans. This week comes to an end with a star-studded doubleheader on ESPN (8 p.m. Eastern time). First, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder head to Washington, D.C., to face John Wall’s Wizards, who desperately need a win. Then the defending champion Golden State Warriors welcome the dysfunctional Minnesota Timberwolves […]

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Paul George probably won’t take the time to explain where he is truly from if you are not from California. The Oklahoma City Thunder swingman will just say he’s from Los Angeles to make it easier. George often gets mistaken for being from L.A., but his hometown is actually about an hour’s drive away in […]

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Carmelo Anthony, Commentary, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder -

Last month, Carmelo Anthony posted a picture of himself on Instagram sipping a glass of red wine, looking as if he was living his best life. The caption read: “MOOD. All critics can DUCK SICK.” Not exactly subtle. “Yes, duck sick,” he said, laughing. “And there’s more of that coming.” Anthony has spent a considerable […]

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Health, Josh Huestis, Mental Health Awareness Month, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder -

On Feb. 1, 2017, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Josh Huestis began sharing his innermost thoughts with the world. He started his blog, Through the Lens, and began writing about an array of topics: life, growing up in Montana, the last game of his college career, marriage and depression. Inspired by Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan, […]

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Andrew Wiggins, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Donovan Mitchell, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA Live 18, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, Trevor Ariza, Utah Jazz -

Another round of NBA playoff elimination games is upon us as Round 1 starts to shake out. On Wednesday night we have both the Rockets and the Jazz looking to be done with the Timberwolves and Thunder, respectively, for this season. Utah has been impressive and hopes to put the OK3 experiment to bed at […]

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Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA, Nike, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, PlayStation, Sneaker Stories, Tony Hardman -

Nike just delivered a PG-13 sequel. Nearly a year after presenting Paul George with his first signature sneaker — the PG1, which he donned on the court for the first time on Jan. 12, 2017 — the brand is back with the Nike PG2. On Saturday, George, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 27-year-old star swingman, unveiled […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook -

If you’re new to this series, read our previous entries about Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo’s MVP candidacy (Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII). What did he do? 23 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal and 1 block on 62.5 percent shooting in a […]

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Carmelo Anthony, DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Ray Allen, Shaquille O'Neal -

The Oklahoma City Thunder hosted one of the NBA’s oddest and most emotional return games ever when Kevin Durant played in Oklahoma City for the first time as a Golden State Warrior last season. Thunder fans certainly didn’t make their former NBA MVP feel welcome, as they chanted, “Cupcake” and other nasty things during the […]

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NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Thanksgiving -

OKLAHOMA CITY – First-year Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George is an avid fisherman who recently introduced some local elementary school kids to the sport. The four-time NBA All-Star guard offered some words of advice to those novices with a fishing pole that also could apply to his slow-starting Thunder. “Patience. Trust that it takes […]

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Brook Lopez, De'Aaron Fox, Gilbert Arenas, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

Before the NFL takes over on Turkey Day, we get a spicy matchup, as Oklahoma City welcomes back Kevin Durant and his Golden State Warrior buddies (8 p.m. EST). In the nightcap we have a rookie point guard showdown, as Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers square off against De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento […]

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Basketball, Billy Donovan, Branford Marsalis, Jazz, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Sam Presti, Wynton Marsalis -

Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Mark Bryant was walking alongside the basketball court at the team’s practice facility when he passed a legendary face from the jazz world oddly hanging out. Bryant turned around on this September day to enthusiastically introduce himself to Branford Marsalis. The three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist was there to talk about […]

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Anthony Davis, Carmelo Anthony, DeMarcus Cousins, Denver Nuggets, Esports, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Live 18, New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, San Antonio Spurs -

Fresh off a strong showing during Wednesday’s doubleheader, EA Sports’ NBA LIVE 18 has started a new streak after going 2-0, and it now sports a mark of 8-2 on the season for correctly picking winners. Friday night’s games feature Oklahoma City at San Antonio (8 p.m. EST) and, making their first appearances, New Orleans […]

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Carmelo Anthony, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Puerto Rico -

SACRAMENTO, California — Carmelo Anthony looked quite comfortable at the end of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s practice Monday afternoon as he sat with his legs stretched, ice bags on his knees and his now familiar hoodie over his head as his new teammates got in skill work. The ex-New York Knicks star is enjoying playing […]

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Barack Obama, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Protest, Roger Goodell, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Deals to trade Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks to both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets fell through at the last minute, Anthony told SiriusXM Radio on Thursday. “A deal was done with Houston early,” he said, “then for some reason, whatever happened behind the scenes, it didn’t go through.” Anthony, […]

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Bernie Casey, Enes Kanter, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Durant, Midwestern State Mustangs, Mike Tyson, Oklahoma City Thunder, Robert Grays, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter opened up about former teammate Kevin Durant’s Twitter antics. While appearing on CBS Sports Radio on Wednesday, the Turkish big man was candid about the comments Durant tweeted about his former team using what he thought was one of his alias accounts. “We now know how he […]

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Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Golden State Warriors, Jackie Robinson, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Tennis, Venus Williams, What Had Happened Was, Wimbledon, Women's Tennis -

GAME. BLOUSES. Venus Williams won her semifinal match on Thursday morning at Wimbledon and is headed to her first title match there since 2009. She is seeking her sixth Wimbledon title, and with a victory, the 37-year-old would become the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open era. Before the […]

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Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, Gordon Hayward, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Utah Jazz -

Paul George is going where? Hours before the arrival of NBA free agency, NBA fans had to question what they heard when word got out June 30 that the Indiana Pacers had traded George to the Oklahoma City Thunder for guard Victor Oladipo and forward Domantas Sabonis. The Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook -

HOUSTON — A takeout box of chicken wings sat on Russell Westbrook’s lap for a few minutes late Tuesday night, until Steven Adams finally asked where his teammate had procured the tasty morsels. “You want some?” Westbrook asked, passing the box two cubicles away. “Careful, they’re spicy.” The 7-foot, 260-pound New Zealander devoured two in […]

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This post contains explicit language. Russell Westbrook ain’t new to this — he’s true to this. He’s long been as entertaining in postgame interviews as he is on the court. So his rant after Game 4 of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s playoff series against the Houston Rockets was no surprise: “I don’t want nobody to […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA, Nene Hilario, Oklahoma City Thunder -

James Harden sat outside the visiting locker room in street clothes after the Houston Rockets’ playoff win when the team’s media relations manager apologized for the delay. The NBA MVP candidate was patiently waiting on teammate Nene to get dressed so they could take part in the postgame news conference. “Nene can take as long […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Victor Oladipo -

Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon had help on his way to two NBA championships. “The Dream” had talented teammates such as Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler, Otis Thorpe, Kenny Smith, Sam Cassell, Mario Elie and Robert “Big Shot Bob” Horry aiding him. And while Olajuwon did offer respect to Russell Westbrook on his record 51-point, […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Russell Westbrook went “Super Saiyan 3” on the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, but his historic effort in Game 2 of the series still couldn’t help the Oklahoma City Thunder steal a game in Houston. In a 115-111 loss, Westbrook recorded the highest-scoring triple-double in playoff history, finishing with 51 points, 13 rebounds […]

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Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. In a 130-114 blowout win for the Golden State Warriors over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night, the victory played second fiddle to the return of former Thunder forward Kevin Durant to the franchise that drafted him in 2007. After all of the hype and buildup, Durant had another stellar night, scoring […]

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Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook -

As Kevin Durant walked by, a female Oklahoma City Thunder fan unrolled toilet paper close enough for Durant to see his face on each square. Bitter Thunder fans were still chanting, “cupcake … cupcake,” at the Golden State Warriors newcomer. Despite the bizarre and unforgettable Saturday night, a victorious Durant got the last laugh in […]

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Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. It’s now 2-0 in the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook rivalry, and the games haven’t even been close. Wednesday night’s game ended in a 121-100 rout by Durant and Golden State, while the first game, back in November, was another Warriors blowout victory, 122-96. The last two games of this regular-season series will be played […]

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Kanye West, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. It was a pretty lit matchup Wednesday night between All-Star guards John Wall and Russell Westbrook. The Oklahoma City Thunder were able to defeat the Washington Wizards in overtime, 126-115, in Wizards coach Scott Brooks’ first game against his former team. I’m crying NBA tears right now. The old Thunder were so fun […]

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Hasheem Thabeet, Kevin Durant, Milt Newton, Most Undefeated 2016, NBA, NCB, Oklahoma City Thunder, UConn Huskies -

About an hour after his Golden State Warriors beat his old team by 26 points on Nov. 3, Kevin Durant met with his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Hasheem Thabeet, who is still looking for work. Both are former No. 2 picks in the NBA draft in 2007 and 2009, respectively. While Durant rose quickly […]

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DeMar DeRozan, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Toronto Raptors, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. DeMar DeRozan continued his scorching of the Earth with a 37-point performance to lead his Toronto Raptors past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-102, on Wednesday. Toronto has now won four of its last five games and handed the league-leading Thunder their first loss at home. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was the game’s second-leading […]

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Black Twitter, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook -

While the first meeting between Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors wasn’t a close game — a 122-96 Warriors rout of Durant’s former team — at least Twitter was able to get some jokes off in the meantime. Here were some of the best ones. All […]

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