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Smack / Jan 19, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Andre Roberson Air Balls FT Yet Again

Andre Roberson

The Thunder didn’t need a second-quarter free throw from second-year guard Andre Roberson last night. OKC stomped the Magic by 28 after dropping 79 on them in the first half, but Roberson’s air ball from the charity stripe was the second time it’s happened this season, and his struggles from the line are not a bad sign for the second-year guard moving forward. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 19, 2015 / 12:45 pm

GIF: Airborne Westbrook Throws Over-Shoulder Pass To Perkins For Dunk

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins

This play by the Oklahoma City Thunder looks like something straight out of early 2000s video game NBA Street…until Kendrick Perkins is the one finishing it, that is. Watch an airborne Russell Westbrook toss a no-look, over-shoulder pass to Perkins for a dunk after Kevin Durant throws him an errant lob in their team’s 127-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 19, 2015 / 10:00 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s Near Triple-Double In 28 Mins.

Kevin Durant

To say the Oklahoma City Thunder got off to a blazing start in the first half against the Orlando Magic on Sunday would be a bit of an understatement. They essentially performed in video game mode scoring a ridiculous 79 points in the first half – the most since the franchise moved to OKC – on 73 percent (!) shooting. They were led by the superstar tandem of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. While Westbrook wasn’t busy coasting to the rim with a sick reverse slam and boggling our minds with an incredible mid-air pass, Durant was dazzling his way to a near triple-double in just 28 minutes on the court. Read More »

NBA / Jan 18, 2015 / 9:45 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Glides For Reverse Jam

Russell Westbrook

A couple days after Russell Westbrook *executed* a contentious post-game interview he was back on the court against the Magic. During a first half that saw the Thunder out-score the Magic by 17 in the first quarter and 17 more in the second quarter, #WhyNot Russ appeared to hover above the court on a reverse dunk. Read More »

NBA / Jan 17, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Gives Short, Contentious Post-Game Interview

Russell Westbrook

People react differently to personal accomplishments. Some jump for joy. Others shed happy tears. And there’s group that acts as if nothing happened at all. But Russell Westbrook is a whole different kind of man altogether. After notching a historic triple-double of 17 points, 15 rebounds, and 17 assists in his team’s big win over the league-leading Golden State Warriors, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar gave a quiet and openly hostile post-game interview to reporters. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook (Kind Of) Dunks All Over Draymond Green

Russell Westbrook

No player in basketball’s collection of missed dunks is more impressive than Russell Westbrook’s. Should this be added to the group? You tell us. Watch Westbrook go back-door on Steph Curry and rise for huge “jam” on Draymond Green – kind of. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Report: OKC-Nets Talks Falter; Rockets Are Now Interested In Brook — Huh?

Brook Lopez, Dwight Howard

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Nets-Thunder talks have disintegrated because for Brooklyn, “there was nothing we liked.” But Woj also said that Houston had inquired about Brook Lopez‘s services, which is weird because they already have a center; his name is Dwight Howard — in case you’ve forgotten about him during his disappointing opening half to the 2014-15 season. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 11:30 am

Report: Three-Team Trade Nixed, But OKC Could Still Get Brook Lopez

Kendrick Perkins, Brook Lopez

Welp, it seems the Nets weren’t interested in Brooklyn’s Born Ready. After reports surfaced last night of a proposed three-team swap sending Brook Lopez to Oklahoma City, Jarrett Jack and Jeremy Lamb to Charlotte and Lance Stephenson to Brooklyn, it fell apart today because of Brooklyn’s unwillingness to take on Stephenson. But the Thunder are determined to get Brook and his fragile foot, and they could still receive the Nets center in exchange for Kendrick Perkins. You read that right. Read More »

NBA / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:45 pm

Video: James Harden Splits Trap For Soaring Lefty Slam

James Harden

Basketball is almost always beautiful. Players like James Harden routinely make it breathtaking. Watch the Houston Rockets superstar show off his rare amalgam of skill and athleticism by splitting the trap and soaring for a lefty slam in his team’s 112-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Report: Thunder Targeting Brook Lopez In Potential Three-Team Trade

Brook Lopez, Steven Adams

The Oklahoma City Thunder might not be done dealing just yet. Just a week after acquiring Dion Waiters from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sam Presti and company are reportedly in discussions with the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets on a three-team trade that would land them former All-Star center Brook Lopez. Read More »