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Oklahoma City Thunder need to make some adjustments

Scott Brooks and his coaching staff have to make some mid-series adjustments to beat the Memphis Grizzlies. After a game one win in which the Oklahoma City Thunder seemingly dispatched of the Memphis Grizzlies easily, the two teams combined to give us a playoff classic on Monday. Kevin Durant hit an impossible three from the corner while almost horizontal and Kendrick Perkins sent...
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The Final Minute Of Monday’s Grizzlies-Thunder Game Lasted 43 Minutes

The final minute of Monday night’s Memphis Grizzlies-Oklahoma City Thunder game was full of excitement. The Thunder were able to tie things up with less than 20 seconds left (including an incredible 4-point play by Kevin Durant) and send the game into overtime. It was everything a basketball fan could ask for in such a short amount of time, except for the fact that that minute...
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WATCH: Sad Oklahoma City Thunder fans are sad

The Oklahoma City Thunder are probably going to beat the Memphis Grizzlies in the opening round of the playoffs, but there will be no sweep. The Grizzlies were able to grind out a tough overtime win to tie the series at 1-1 on Monday night, which has at least two Thunder fans very, very concerned. You […]
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WATCH: Kevin Durant Completes 4-Point Play with Amazing Fadeaway Jumper While Falling Backwards

Kevin Durant is a shoo-in to win this season’s MVP award. Week in, week out, he continues to make plays and knock down ridiculous shots that few humans on this planet can accomplish. Last night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies was no different, as he drilled an amazing shot from the corner to pull his […] 
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Kendrick Perkins Scores Buzzer-Beater Putback For Overtime (Video)

Kendrick Perkins cleaned up Russell Westbrook’s three-point miss and sunk a clutch buzzer-beater putback to send it into overtime. The basketball gods blessed Perkins and awarded him for his disruptive defense on superstar Zach Randolph. Ironically, this was Perkins’ only shot attempt on the night. The post Kendrick Perkins Scores Buzzer-Beater Putback For Overtime (Video) appeared...
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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 2 Quick Recap

The Oklahoma City Thunder hosted the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 2 of their best-of-seven series on Tuesday night. OKC took Game 1, 100-86, behind Kevin Durant’s 33 points. The Thunder made a late fourth-quarter rally that was capped off by an incredible four-point play by Kevin Durant and a  buzzer-beating lay-in by Kendrick Perkins to send the game into overtime, 99-99. Memphis...
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WATCH: Serge Ibaka's finger channels its inner Mutombo

In terms of notable NBA big men, Dikembe Mutombo has to be listed among the all-time greats and during tonight’s Thunder-Grizzlies game two, Serge Ibaka paid tribute to him. During the second quarter of play, Ibaka denied Memphis forward Ed Davis at the rim and busted out the Dikembe finger wag for good measure: Ed Davis just got invited to Serge’s block party! *** Ibaka does...
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder win game 1 against Memphis Grizzlies

After a long, grueling 82 game regular season the Oklahoma City Thunder (59-23) faced the Memphis Grizzlies in game 1 of their playoff run. And the Thunder won game 1 with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the way. Winning game 1 was very important for the Thunder. Going down a game, especially a home game, would have put the Thunder in a hole, while not impossible to climb...
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Russell Westbrook, Mike Conley wear matching outfits to Game 1

Well, this is awkward. Russell Westbrook takes his fashion serious. That's been well documented. It appears the Grizzlies' Mike Conley also takes his fashion seriously. The two showed up to the Chesapeake Bay Arena for Game 1 of the Thunder-Grizzlies series Saturday night wearing the same outfit. Both of the players dressed in head-to-toe red, including the sneakers, and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder back to familiar form in Game 1 win over Grizzlies

OKLAHOMA CITY – Folks around here worry about Russell Westbrook, his knees, his temper and his overall mood.  A lot. Aside from cellphone battery life, nothing causes more worry, and of course, Westbrook was the topic of conversation once again Saturday night in Game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs against Memphis when he sat for a longer-than-usual...
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Thunder strategically select music playlist for playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY - Count on it being loud Saturday night when the Grizzlies come in for the first round of the playoffs. John Leach will make sure of it. Obviously, the sellout crowd of more than 18,000 at Chesapeake Energy Arena for the 8:30 game Saturday night will have plenty of motivation to be noisy, but it's Leach who has his hand on the controls. He is the game operations...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder won’t sell playoff tickets to Tennessee residents

The Oklahoma City Thunder are doing their best to achieve a homecourt advantage during the NBA playoffs. To that end, they are limiting ticket sales during the playoffs to residents of Oklahoma and a few neighboring states. Those attempting to purchase playoff tickets for Thunder home games are met with the following note: All Sales […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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