Category: Scott Brooks

Scott Brooks: Thunder Like Flying Under the Radar; San Antonio is Our Biggest Threat in the Western Conference

Monday, February 11th, 2013

While the talk of the Western Conference is the struggles of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Oklahoma City Thunder are quietly taking care of business. The Thunder are in first place in the Northwest Division and owned the second-best record in the NBA heading into the weekend. Scott Brooks continues to ...

Oklahoma City Head Coach Scott Brooks and His Thunder Are Not Just Happy to be at the Finals

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

For the Oklahoma City Thunder, their road to the NBA Finals has been about as difficult as it can get for a young up-and-coming team. The Thunder have run through past champions in every round and they have passed every test they have faced thus far. They will have one ...

Stan Van Gundy Stands Up For Miami Coach Erik Spoelstra

Friday, June 8th, 2012

In Stan Van Gundy's opinion, Erik Spoelstra garners so much criticism, at least partially, because he rarely defends himself from it. Perhaps that's why Van Gundy goes ahead and basically does that for him in this interview. Or perhaps he comes to the defense of coaches everywhere that have not ...

Oklahoma City Can Advance to the NBA Finals By Beating San Antonio Tonight

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

The Oklahoma City Thunder looked dead to rights after the first two games of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs. It all changed in Game 3 when the Thunder routed the Spurs. Since then, Oklahoma City knotted the series at home and drastically changed the complexion of ...

Scott Brooks: “We had a great series against Dallas. They are not an easy team to play against.”

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The Oklahoma City Thunder came out in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs and took care of business. Scott Brooks had to be impressed with his young basketball team as they swept the Dallas Mavericks, who were the defending NBA Champions. With a young core of Russell Westbrook, James ...

Scott Brooks Is Still not Satisfied Despite the Best Record in the Western Conference

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Last season the young Oklahoma City Thunder took a huge step forward in their development. Not only did they win their first playoff series, but they advanced all the way to the Western Conference Finals before being eliminated by the eventual NBA Champions. It appears that playoff experience has been ...

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 ...

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 ...

Scott Brooks Has Oklahoma City Thunder Positioned Nicely To Make Noise in This Year’s NBA Playoffs

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Another remarkable season is just about in the books for Scott Brooks and his Oklahoma City Thunder. With just one game remaining in the regular season, the Thunder stand at 55-26, tied with Dallas for the third best mark in the Western Conference. There's a number of different scenarios in ...

Scott Brooks Believes Three Oklahoma City Players Could Make U.S. Team

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Forget about LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. And Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen are so past their prime. How about a Big Three just West of the Mississippi? Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant may be the fastest rising star in the NBA, but let's not forget about Jeff ...