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Latest News / Oct 12, 2014 / 11:53 am

Report: Kevin Durant Estimated To Miss 6-8 Weeks With Foot “Jones” Fracture

Kevin Durant

After practice yesterday, Kevin Durant informed the Thunder he was experiencing “discomfort” in his right foot. After the Thunder looked at the foot in question, the 2014 NBA MVP was diagnosed with what’s called a “Jones Fracture,” which normally requires surgery. After surgery, Durant is expected to miss 6-8 weeks while recovering. Read More »

NBA / Oct 9, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Who Would You Choose To Start A Franchise? League GMs Want LeBron, KD

LeBron James, Kevin Durant

Were you expecting anything different? In a poll of NBA general managers conducted by USA TODAY Sports, a vast majority of respondents answered LeBron James or Kevin Durant when asked what player they would choose to start a franchise. Nine votes separated the most recent MVP winners, and only two other players received consideration from league decision-makers. Read More »

NBA / Oct 8, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: Timofey Mozgov Sends Kevin Durant To The Floor With Two-Handed Block

Timofey Mozgov, Kevin Durant

Perhaps it’s time to change the meaning of “Mozgov’d?” Nah. But Timofey Mozgov will make a positive name for himself this season should he makes sick blocks like this one on Kevin Durant a routine development. Read More »

instagram / Oct 6, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Video: Westbrook Knocks Down 3-Pointer Over Durant

Russell Westbrook

While the Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t had a chance to play other NBA teams or internatonal squads in the preseason yet, they did hold their blue/white scrimmage in front of a small crowd over the weekend. Obviously when you’re doing an intra-squad scrimmage involving OKC, you put all-stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook on opposite teams and sometimes you get fun moments like this one uploaded to their Instagram account. Read More »

Video / Oct 1, 2014 / 11:15 am

Kevin Durant Approaches Scoring “Like Apple Picking” In New Spot For Nike KD VII

Kevin Durant

Before the launch of the new colorway for Kevin Durant‘s latest signature line, the Nike KD VII, Durant appears in an ad explaining the narrative behind the “Good Apples” colorway. For Durant, scoring — of which, the normally reserved MVP admits he’s the best in the world — is a lot like picking apples. We’ll let him explain the simile after the jump. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 30, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Report: Kevin Durant Can’t Palm A Basketball

Derek Fisher, Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant stands at least 6-10. His wingspan is approximately 7-5, and his fingertips hang less than 10 inches from the rim when he puts his arms above his head. Despite those Gumby-like proportions, though, there’s finally something KD can’t do on the court that some of our reads can – palm a basketball. Read More »

NBA / Sep 30, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Kevin Durant Says He Has Killer Instinct Of Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Kevin Durant

26 year-old Kevin Durant, already established as one of the greatest basketball players the game has ever seen, is finally comfortable in his own skin. The reigning MVP and four-time scoring champion made that clear in an illuminative, wide-ranging interview with Sam Amick of USA Today. Absent from the piece are platitudes, generalities, and typical company lines that Durant so frequently espoused as he grew to super-duper-stardom since being drafted in 2007. In their place are moments of real, unfiltered insight, like Durant’s admission of the profane thoughts he had for those who criticized his decision to withdraw from FIBA World Cup play this summer. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Sep 29, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Kevin Durant To Critics Of His Withdrawal From World Cup: “I Was Like ‘F*** ‘Em'”

Kevin Durant

NBA / Sep 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The Top 10 Offensive Players In The NBA Today

Chris Paul, Steph Curry, Blake Griffin

When Stephen Curry said he was a better offensive player than LeBron James, a lot of people guffawed. The fidelity of Steph’s answer can be debated — personally, we think it’s closer than most believe, and of course he’d choose himself — but the premise is an interesting way of looking at the game: Who exactly are the best offensive players in the NBA? Forgetting defense for a moment, here’s an attempt to rank, in order, the 10 best offensive players in the NBA today. Read More »

GIFs, Video, Video Games / Sep 25, 2014 / 2:00 pm

New NBA 2K15 Trailer Shows Off D-Rose, KD, LeBron, Harden’s Euro-Step & More

Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin

Maybe it’s the soundtrack — A Tribe Called Quest‘s kinetic masterpiece, “What’s the Scenario,” with the first time Busta Rhymes got some shine after his rapid-fire verse — but the “Momentus” trailer for NBA 2K15 is our favorite so far. Featuring seemingly every player you want to see next season, but also some of their signature moves, this gameplay-heavy release from 2K Sports is just the thing to cure any autumnal doldrums. Read More »