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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 »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:33 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook’s Historic Return In OKC’s Blowout Of The Knicks

Russell Westbrook

There wasn’t very much rust for Russell Westbrook last night as he led his Thunder to a 105-78 blowout win over the Knicks in Oklahoma City. His 32 points (12/17), eight assists and seven rebounds in under 24 minutes of action hasn’t been done since the advent of the shot clock, and the Thunder finally have one half of their star duo back. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 28, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Russell Westbrook’s First Basket Since Halloween Is This Sick Double-Pump Slam

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

This is so, so Russell Westbrook. In his first game since Halloween, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar scored 14 first quarter points against the New York Knicks. His first bucket? A powerful, emotional double-pump dunk, naturally. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 28, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Russell Westbrook Will Start Versus Knicks Tonight

Russell Westbrook

The cavalry is finally coming. According to coach Scott Brooks, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook will start against the New York Knicks tonight. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 28, 2014 / 11:15 am

GIF: Andre Iguodala’s Maniacal Reaction After Draining The Three-Pointer

Andre Iguodala

On Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors continued to assault the NBA with their high-octane offense, bolstered by threats seemingly all over the floor. Except, for a stretch of four games, Andre Iguodala was just 3-for-18 with the Dubs 2-2 in those games. However, he’s picked it up over the last week, which might explain his Exorcist face after nailing a three-pointer against the Magic. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life Without KD & Russ, And More

Steven Adams

When the Thunder traded James Harden to the Rockets, it seemed like the team got absolutely nothing in return. Kevin Martin wasn’t able to replace Harden’s production and Jeremy Lamb never developed into the dangerous offensive weapon the Thunder had hoped he would.

But the Thunder also received the No. 12 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft as part of the deal, which they used to select Pittsburgh’s Steven Adams. It’s a pick that makes Oklahoma City feel as if they’ve salvaged a valuable piece for their team after the infamous trade with Houston. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 18, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Watch Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook Working Out In Utah

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant (Mark D. Smith/USA TODAY Sports)

After a Jones fracture knocked out Kevin Durant for 6-8 weeks, everybody expected Russell Westbrook to take over the offense — more so than usual — in the season’s first month. Except, Russ suffered a small fracture in his right hand and has also been out since the Thunder dropped their second game of the season to the Clippers on Halloween night. But now both are up and shooting around. Read More »

Smack / Nov 17, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Russell Westbrook Denies Recruiting Efforts Of Lakers Fan: “Go Back To LA”

Russell Westbrook

If only a Washington Wizards follower would test Kevin Durant the same way. During his team’s home game against the Houston Rockets last night, injured Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook staunchly denied the recruiting efforts of a Los Angeles Lakers fan sitting a few rows from the court. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 1, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Russell Westbrook Has Surgery On Broken Hand; Out At Least Four Weeks

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook had surgery today to repair the broken right he hand he suffered earlier this week in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard will join fellow injured superstar Kevin Durant on the sidelines for at least the next four weeks. Read More »