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GIFs, NBA / Dec 9, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Rises For Powerful Tip Dunk Over O.J. Mayo

Russell Westbrook, O.J. Mayo

It’s good to have you back, Russell Westbrook. Watch the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar rise for a powerful tip dunk on top of O.J. Mayo in his team’s 114-101 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. Read More »

Smack / Dec 8, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Kevin Durant: “I Really Don’t Give A Damn What People Got To Say”

Kyle Singler, Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is the baddest, and after encountering some of the first critiques of his future Hall-of-Fame career, he’s weary of the crescendoing catcalls. After a summer that saw him encounter some backlash after bowing out of the FIBA World Cup and a foot injury that kept him out of the Thunder’s first 17 games, he made it clear he doesn’t “give a damn what people say” to the Washington Post‘s Michael Lee. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Dec 8, 2014 / 9:30 am

Ibaka Rejects Drummond & Wags The Finger; Later Drummond Posterizes Ibaka

Serge Ibaka, Andre Drummond

This was a story of hubris, reprisal and the ultimate futility of one-on-one battles in a game of five players per side. In the third quarter of last night’s Thunder-Pistons battle, Serge Ibaka rejected an Andre Drummond dunk attempt by swatting it against the backboard. He then turned towards the crowd — not towards Drummond, since that would immediately earn him a technical for taunting — and wagged his finger like Dikembe Mutombo. As you’ll see, the Gods of basketball would grant Drummond a chance to respond to Ibaka’s supercilious display. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 7, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Watch Russell Westbrook Knife Through Defense For Monstrous Tomahawk Slam

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

This might be our favorite play of the young season so far. Watch Russell Westbrook knife through the defense and rise for a monstrous cock-back, tomahawk jam before letting out a primal scream and pose in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s win over the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 6, 2014 / 4:15 pm

GIF: Kevin Durant Calls For Ball Before Russell Westbrook Airmails Jumper

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

We’re only two games into the seventh season of the partnership between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Frankly, we’re surprised it took just this long for the ill-fated tandem to endure more time-honored disharmony. As the reigning MVP calls for the ball at the top of the key, watch the Thunder’s guard – note the lack of “point” – lose control of the ball before airmailing a contested jumper. Read More »

NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Video: K.J. McDaniels Hammers Down The Alley-Oop In Transition

K.J. McDaniels

Coming off their first win of the season on Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers faced a daunting task to make it two in a row, as they faced the Oklahoma City Thunder with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back together on the court Friday night. While OKC mostly cruised to the 103-91 victory, Philly’s K.J. McDaniels managed to cause quite a stir at the Wells Fargo Center, like he has already done numerous times this season for his high-flying antics. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 3, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Kendrick Perkins’ Post-Up On Anthony Davis Goes Predictably Poorly

Kendrick Perkins, Anthony Davis

If there was ever a time when the Oklahoma City Thunder would abandon their time-honored tradition of granting Kendrick Perkins a nightly post-up chance, you’d think Kevin Durant’s debut would be it. Nah. The better option would clearly be giving Big Perk an opportunity against Anthony Davis. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 2, 2014 / 8:15 pm

GIF: Kevin Durant’s First Basket Of The Season Is A Silky Smooth Three-Pointer

Kevin Durant

You might have heard that Kevin Durant is playing tonight. Watch the reigning MVP make his first basket of the season on a typically smooth three-pointer early in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Read More »

Smack / Dec 2, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Kevin Durant Says Time Away From Court “Pissed Me Off A Little Bit More”

Kevin Durant

The Baddest might have gotten a little bit badder during his time away from the court. Just hours before he will make his season debut against the New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant said missing the last six weeks of play “pissed me off a little bit more.” Read More »

Latest News / Dec 2, 2014 / 11:45 am

Report: Kevin Durant Will Make Season Debut Tonight Versus Pelicans

Kevin Durant

The cavalry has arrived. Four days after Russell Westbrook returned to the Oklahoma City Thunder in stunning form, reigning MVP Kevin Durant will reportedly make his season debut on Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans. Read More »