TAG: Oklahoma City Thunder

Latest News / Jan 29, 2015 / 10:30 am

Report: Kevin Durant Intrigued By Knicks For 2016

Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony

There’s already been a lot of chatter about Kevin Durant returning to his hometown in Prince George’s County Maryland to play with the Wizards when he’s a free agent in the summer of 2016. Now a person close to KD tells Frank Isola of the New York Daily News KD would be interested in playing for the Knicks. You read that right. The Big Apple team tied with the Sixers for the worst record in the Eastern Conference might have a chance to land KD — who didn’t play last night when the Knicks miraculously beat his Thunder 100-92. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 28, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Kevin Durant Out On Wednesday At Knicks With Toe Sprain

Kevin Durant

The Snowpocalypse was a bit overblown in New York City, so the hometown Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder will indeed play Wednesday’s night’s scheduled game. Unfortunately for those attending the contest at Madison Square Garden, though, Kevin Durant will merely be a spectator. Thunder coach Scott Brooks announced this morning that the reigning MVP will miss a second consecutive game with a sprained toe. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 9:45 am

Video: Dion Waiters Blows Breakaway Layup

Dion Waiters, Andrew Wiggins

Missing Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City had to rely on defensive tenacity if they were going to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. They did just that recording nine team steals and 11 blocks in a 92-84 win. One of those steals came when Dion Waiters swiped it from Andrew Wiggins and headed the other way. What followed was brain fart of the highest order. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Kevin Durant Out Tonight Versus ‘Wolves With Sprained Big Toe

Kevin Durant

Say it ain’t so! Another injury for Kevin Durant? Yes, but this hardly seems like one that will sideline the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar for a significant amount of time. The reigning MVP will miss tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a sprained big toe. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 9:15 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s One-Handed Smash Against Cavs

Kevin Durant

Sunday afternoon basketball made its triumphant return to national television this weekend, and it kicked off with back-to-back matchups that lived up to the hype. The main focus of the later game featured the Cavaliers and the visiting Thunder, centering on the battle between the former MVP (LeBron James) and the reigning 2014 MVP (Kevin Durant). KD and the Thunder fell, 108-98, but not before Durant threw down a hammerhead one-handed jam. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 23, 2015 / 11:30 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Goes Coast-To-Coast For Vicious Euro-Step Dunk

Kevin Durant, Atlanta Hawks

The relentless ferocity of Russell Westbrook is rubbing off on his MVP teammate. In the game following his angry smash on Marcin Gortat, watch Kevin Durant get a steal and go coast-to-coast for a vicious Euro-step in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 103-93 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 23, 2015 / 8:00 pm

Video: Al Horford Rises To Swat Serge Ibaka’s Towering Layup Attempt

Al Horford, Serge Ibaka

Few players in the league are big and athletic enough to give Serge Ibaka a true taste of his own medicine at the rim. Al Horford, though, is certainly among them. Watch the Atlanta Hawks’ star authoritatively reject Ibaka’s statuesque layup attempt early in his team’s game versus the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 10:15 am

Video: Russell Westbrook’s Game-Winning Layup With 0.8 Seconds Left

Russell Westbrook, John Wall

We mentioned this briefly last night, but it bears repeating: Russell Westbrook played Moses in the last few seconds of OKC’s 105-103 OT win in Washington, parting the Wizards defensive Red Sea for the game-winning layup with just 0.8 seconds left in overtime. Read More »

Video / Jan 21, 2015 / 10:50 pm

Watch Kevin Durant Drop Hammer On Marcin Gortat In Crunch-Time (UPDATE)

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards are currently locked in an overtime battle. Without this epic smash by Kevin Durant, his team would be in even more trouble. Watch the reigning MVP use one dribble and rise for a nasty hammer dunk on Marcin Gortat to tie up the score with just under three minutes remaining in the first extra session. Read More »

Smack / Jan 21, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Isiah Thomas Calls Russell Westbrook “The Mike Tyson Of Point Guards”

Russell Westbrook

Just as important to Russell Westbrook’s game as his unrivaled physical profile is the approach he takes to wielding it. If the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard played with caution and patience as opposed to relentless aggression, he’d hardly be the superstar he is today. Westbrook’s basketball id can be a curse on occasion, but it’s a blessing first and foremost. Read More »