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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Oklahoma City Thunder’

Oklahoma City Thunder Suffers Game 5 Defeat in OT

Fans got their money’s worth and more when they were treated to free basketball last night when the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime by a score of 100-99. Despite having home court advantage for situations like this, the Thunder just wasn’t able to pull ahead and secure a victory for Game 5 of the Playoffs. Instead, …

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Kevin Durant Hits Improbable Shot; OKC Loses

The MVP race in the NBA this year was and still is absolutely no contest. Kevin Durant has been the best basketball player in the world in 2014, by far. His statistics prove just how unreal his 2013-14 campaign has been: 32 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. The only other player who comes close to …

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Kevin Durant and Thunder Defeat Kings

Kevin Durant led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 94-81 victory over the Sacramento Kings Friday night. Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer, proved his title earning 29 points in the match, as well as contributing with one rebound and six assists. Oklahoma City held Sacramento to just 51 points and 30 percent shooting in the first three quarters, even with …

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Kendrick Perkins Out For Six Weeks

Oklahoma City Thunder just caught a bad break (or a break depending on how you look at it). Center Kendrick Perkins just underwent surgery to his left groin. Perkins needed the surgery after he injured his groin early in the second half of the Thunder matchup against the Miami Heat on February 20. While Perkins is recovering he will be …

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Kevin Durant Scores A Career High 54 Points In Big Win Against The Warriors

Kevin Durant is doing a good job of showing why he is the leading scorer in the NBA. The All-Star bound Oklahoma City Thunder star put delivered in a huge game against the Golden State Warriors by scoring 54 points in their win. The Oklahoma City Thunder won in an important game as the Warriors were on a streak, and …

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Russell Westbrook Has Surgery On His Knee Again

Russell Westbrook, the star player for the Oklahoma City Thunder, has been forced to undergo yet another surgery on his right knee. As fans will remember, Russell Westbrook also got injured during the 2013 playoffs, leaving the first-round match-up against the Rockets. The Thunder would eventually lose to the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference semi-finals. Due to his most …

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The King Gets His Ring: NBA Finals Gifs

The Miami Heat won their second NBA championship in the franchise’s history, and while that’s a worthy accomplishment, last night was about LeBron James winning his first title as an NBA player. Yes, the King got his ring, and as you’d expect, the Internet absolutely exploded with tons of celebratory content. Chief among them, at least for this article’s purposes, …

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NBA Finals: Twitter Is Ready For Game 1

Yes, I know the NBA isn’t on NBC anymore, but that’s still the best NBA Finals Introduction theme of all time, so I’m using it. Problem? We’re a little over four hours until the Finals tip tonight, and one thing’s for sure, Twitter is certainly ready for it to get started. As you may or may not be aware, while …

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Visualizing the NBA Finals With Interactive Shot Charts

The 2012 NBA Finals start tonight as the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat square off for the right to hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy. As is the case when a popular sports series comes to the surface, the Internet is not lacking for content dedicated to it, in this case, the NBA Finals. As writers look for any …

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Ron Artest’s Elbow Brings World Peace To James Harden

Yes, I am aware of Artest’s name change, but after that wild elbow to James Harden’s temple, it’s hard not to be reminded of the person who, in large part, brought “The Malice in the Palace” to the sports world. Artest, AKA, Metta World Peace and his sharp-as-nails elbows, in one fateful swing, ended the goodwill his “new leaf” behavior …

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