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3 Biggest Issues Oklahoma City Thunder Must Address at the 2015 Trade Deadline

Link to Media<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder are in uncharted territory. Over the last few years, they’ve grown accustomed to a high seed in the Western Conference and life as a title favorite. This year, they’re scratching and clawing to even make the playoffs, and must address a few issues before they …

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OKC Thunder Coach Runs Unique Drill At Practice So Players Better Understand Each Other On The Court

When healthy, the Thunder are perennial championship contenders.<p>Much of the Thunder's success gets credited to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. But head coach Scott Brooks deserves credit for keeping the machine running, too. Brooks often gets blamed when things go wrong for OKC, but he's been …

Kevin Durant drives a bus over Marcin Gortat

Kevin Durant should probably be fined for what he did to Marcin Gortat. It was that mean.<p>This is a declaration of war, right?<p>Poland has every right to ask for reparations after this. Marcin Gortat doesn't deserve this. He does nothing wrong here. He's just doing what his coaches have asked him to …

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VIDEO: Kevin Durant weaves through and dunks on Hawks

Kevin Durant cares not for your winning streak.<p>With his Oklahoma City Thunder looking to bust up the Atlanta Hawks' 14-game joyride, Durant was in …

Kevin Durant Says He Doesn't Care About All-Star Votes | BSO

Headline NBA News<p>January 24, 2015 NBA, Kevin Durant, Thunder, Heat vs. Thunder<p>Settled down there cowboy, I don’t think the question was meant to be …

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NBA scores 2015: Klay Thompson goes off, Hawks take Thunder for 15th straight win and 3 other things we learned Friday

The Atlanta Hawks used a team effort to outclass Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Klay Thompson went off. Plus, three other things we learned Friday night.<p>The Atlanta Hawks were pulling away as usual. They were up by 11 with 3:18 to play against the Oklahoma City …

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Link to Media<p>It was a battle of superstars as LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers past Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-98.<p>Though both teams struggled to shoot efficiently, the Cavs ultimately found more support behind James. Durant's 32 points stood out for the Thunder, as the …

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10 Bold Predictions for the 2nd Half of the 2015 NBA Season

Link to Media<p>With the first half of the 2014-15 NBA season in the books, it's time for teams across the association to take off the training wheels and let loose as the fight for playoff positioning kicks into high gear.<p>But which players and teams will prosper the most when the spotlight shines …

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Sunday Summation: D.C.'s superstar has already arrived.

This week's news was mostly dominated by one player. A player who is a hero in D.C. and has captured the imagination of it's fans. His mere presence …

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Basketball royalty isn't limited to LeBron James, who was self-crowned in high school long before he won two championships in …

LeBron James' Body Has Come Around, So Here Come the New-Look Cavaliers

Link to Media<p>CLEVELAND — If the past six Cleveland Cavaliers games—all Cavs wins—haven't served as sufficient warning, five words should sound a piercing alarm for the rest of the NBA. They're words that merely confirm what the pictures have portrayed, but they're words that take on further …

Basketball

Thunder caught in fit of disarray despite returns of Durant, Westbrook

The season doesn’t yet grow late for the Thunder, but with every loss comes a heightened degree of difficulty for playoff qualification. Their latest …

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LeBron tops Durant in Cavaliers' win over Thunder

LeBron James overcame Kevin Durant in the only battle this season between the two most recent MVP award winners, and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their sixth straight with a 108-98 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder.<p>James had 34 points and seven rebounds, and Kevin Love had 19 points and 13 …

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Kevin Durant misses win with hurt toe

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant missed Monday night's 92-84 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a sprained left big toe.<p>Durant went through …

Lil B Says His Curse on Kevin Durant Still Alive, Will Sit Courtside to Heckle

Link to Media<p>Time heals some things, but it can't get rid of "The Based God's Curse" that rapper Lil B placed on Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant a few years ago.<p>Durant sent out a tweet that questioned how Lil B was "relevant" back in 2011, and the rapper responded by placing "The Based …

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Kevin Durant's legendary week of dunking

Maybe Kevin Durant's fed up with the Oklahoma City Thunder hovering around .500, because all of a sudden he's dunking the ball really hard all the time.<p><i>Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action. -- Ian Fleming, Goldfinger</i><p>As an ardent Oklahoma City Thunder watcher, I …

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Steve Smith surprises young fan

Remember the child that was extremely upset that Steve Smith was released from the Panthers?<p>If you don't, here he is:<p><iframe width="630" height="360" …

CSR 2014 Free Agency Open Thread

Fanposts<p>Fanshots<p>Sections<p>Panthers 2018 NFL Draft<br>• 4th and Short Podcast<br>• CSR Film Room<br>• Full Archive<p>About<p>Masthead<br>• Community Guidelines<br>• Contact …

Steve Smith will not be released today

According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, WR Steve Smith will not be released by the team today.<p>#Panthers WR Steve Smith is not being released today, per …

Steve Smith released by Panthers

Cam Newton has lost his favorite weapon and it's unclear if the Panthers have an answer.<p>The Carolina Panthers have announced the release of veteran wide receiver Steve Smith.<p>The decision to release Smith was preceded by speculation. General manager Dave Gettleman spoke at the scouting combine in …

Could the Patriots Sign Steve Smith?

In case you hadn’t heard, the Carolina Panthers are releasing Steve Smith today. With Julian Edelman on the free agent market and looking more and …

The Ultimate Steve Smith Highlight Video

Let's start with one of the best highlight videos on the internet:<p>The WR made so many big catches it takes a 10 minute video to show just the …

Smith's contract boosts Cotchery's market

It's unclear whether the Baltimore Ravens realized wide receiver Steve Smith will be old enough to run for the presidency this season - making his …

Steve Smith talks about signing with the Ravens

Shortly after signing a three-year contract valued at approximately $11 million, new Ravens receiver hopped on a conference call.<p>The conference call …

Steve Smith signs with Baltimore Ravens

As soon as the Carolina Panthers made it know they were cutting wide receiver Steve Smith, the team immediately reported to show the most interest …

Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu won't play against FSU

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday that the third-ranked Ducks will be without star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu when …