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Russell Westbrook Signs Contract Extension with Oklahoma City Thunder: “We’re here for the long haul and trying to make big things happen.”

Friday, January 20th, 2012

I guess the Oklahoma City Thunder believe that Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook can co-exist over the long run, as the franchise announced on Thursday that they had signed Westbrook to a multi-year extension. The fourth-year point guard out of UCLA has appeared in 261 games (244 starts) and registered ...

Scott Brooks Just Fine with Oklahoma City Thunder Carrying Expectations into this Season: “I like that people know that we’re good.”

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Kevin Durant insists the so-called feud between he and Russell Westbrook is no big deal at all, and that the two of them are more than capable of co-existing as the Oklahoma City Thunder try to take the next big step forward and compete for an NBA title. When you're ...

Metta World Peace Calls Oklahoma City the Team to Beat in the Western Conference

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Metta World Peace entered the abbreviated NBA season with a new name and a bit of a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers. As he describes it, his role is to come off the bench and spell the starters long enough for them to get back in and finish ...

Kevin Durant on NBA Lockout Negotiations: “We’re not trying to get more money.”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

It's too bad we don't hear more from Kevin Durant, the star of the Oklahoma City Thunder that's won the previous two NBA scoring titles. Still just 23 years of age, Durant has plenty of time to find himself squarely in the spotlight, but as of now, not nearly enough ...

Sam Presti, Oklahoma City Thunder Trend Toward NBA Title One Step at a Time

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

It's a whole lot easier to sound smart when things are going well. Sam Presti keeps sounding smarter and smarter. The Oklahoma City Thunder general manager put coach Scott Brooks in charge, drafted Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and, not coincidentally, has seen the team go from miserable to title ...

Tyson Chandler on Dirk Nowitzki’s Monster Game 1 Performance: “You guys couldn’t do a layup drill and make 36 out of 39.”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

So much for the Dallas Mavericks being a bit rusty to start the Western Conference Finals. After sweeping the Lakers, Dallas had over a week off while they awaited the winner of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies series. Dirk Nowitzki led the charge with one of the most ...

Sounds Like Charles Barkley Likes Chicago’s Chances: “They’re the best defensive team I think I’ve ever seen in the history of the NBA.”

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

It's NBA Playoffs time, so there's no such thing as too much Charles Barkley regardless of the medium. Be it on television or the radio, internet Barkley's analysis and humor are both outstanding. So with the Eastern Conference Finals already underway and the Western Conference Finals set to begin Tuesday ...

Scott Brooks On The X-Factor the Thunder Finally Eliminating Memphis In Game 7: “We don’t win the series without Nick Collison.”

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

After the Mother's Day Massacre of the Los Angeles Lakers, which included a series clinching sweep in game four by the Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki and Co. waited an eternity for their next opponent in the Western Conference Finals. That opponent will be the Oklahoma City after the Thunder cruised by ...

Nick Collison Was The Unsung Hero Of The Thunder’s Game 7 Victory

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Nick Collison has been through some of the worst moments in the NBA. He was drafted by the Seattle Supersonics and after four years in Seattle playing on a downtrodden franchise, the team was moved to Oklahoma City. Now after all he has been through in the league, Nick Collison ...

Shawn Kemp Explains Why He Promptly Declined Oklahoma City Thunder’s Offer to Honor Him During this Year’s NBA Playoffs

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

We're just under two hours away from Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the upstart Memphis Grizzlies. Tip time is 8:30 pm CST from Oklahoma City. If tonight's pivotal fifth game is anything like Game 4, basketball fans won't want to miss ...