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The Lakers Cannot Fathom Why Kevin Durant Doesn’t Want To Meet With Them
dimemag.com Updated 15 hours ago
USA TODAY Sports The initial list of six teams Kevin Durant plans to meet with has been known for a few days — the Thunder, Warriors, Spurs, Clippers, Heat and Celtics. Notably absent on that list are the Los Angeles Lakers, who always at least get meet…Share Tweet
nba.com 1 hour agoThe Oklahoma City Thunder will play two preseason games in Spain as part of the NBA Global Games Europe 2016.Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Weighs In On The Shocking Serge Ibaka Draft Day Tradedimemag.com 20 hours agoGetty Image The big trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic was arguably the most significant thing to happen during the NBA Draft. The Thunder sent Serge Ibaka, a key cog in many a winning team, away in exchange for Victor Oladipo…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 27 (yesterday)It's now well established that any NBA franchise, no matter the success of the team on the court or the size of the market, is worth a lot of money. The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers in August 2014 set a new standard, and the $850 million …Share Tweetnba.com Jun 27 (yesterday)Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners to his ownership group, including the NBA's first Chinese owner, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 27 (yesterday)Getty Image The Summer of KD is nearly in full swing, with just days remaining before free agency opens and Kevin Durant officially hits the open market. Among the teams with which he’ll be meeting are the Warriors and the Thunder, widely disseminated b…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports Much of the hubbub surrounding the Thunder’s trade of Serge Ibaka to the Magic has been focused on Oklahoma City’s attempts to retain Kevin Durant or the Magic’s seeming abandonment of their patient rebuild with youth, but slightly lost…Share Tweet
Kevin Durant’s First Free Agency Meetings Will Be With The Thunder And Their Biggest Competitiondimemag.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)Getty Image Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder came within minutes of emerging from a loaded Western Conference to reach the NBA Finals. And if this latest report is to be believed, it seems basketball’s marquee free agent will have an even grea…Share TweetGetty Image As big as the Serge Ibaka-to-the-Magic deal might be, perhaps the biggest story of the 2016 NBA Draft was the deal that didn’t get made: a Jimmy Butler trade for Kris Dunn, either at the Celtics’ third overall pick or the Timberwolves’ fifth…Share Tweet
Thunder hope bold draft night deal pays off in keeping DurantESPN.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)Thunder hope bold draft night deal pays off in keeping DurantShare TweetKris Dunn, who was picked fifth overall by the Timberwolves this evening, had an incredibly hard life growing up. He and his brother lived in Alexandria, Virginia with their mother as children, and often had to fend for themselves while she was in priso…Share Tweet
Workouts used as a strategy to manipulate NBA draft positionnba.com Jun 22 (7 days ago)Being a lottery pick and getting guaranteed money was not enticement enough for some players to work out for the Utah Jazz.Share Tweetnba.com Jun 22 (7 days ago)The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta.Share TweetGetty Image And so the NBA’s silly season begins. With the NBA Finals behind us, the league looks forward to the Draft and, most of all, free agency. Kevin Durant leads this year’s crop of available players, and will attract more attention from suitors …Share Tweet
Jazz's Exum to skip Olympicsnba.com Jun 18Utah Jazz guard Danté Exum will not participate in Australian National Team activities this summer, the team announced today.Share Tweet
Longtime Timberwolves CEO Moor steps downnba.com Jun 17Rob Moor, the longtime CEO of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, is stepping down, owner Glen Taylor announced on Friday.Share Tweet
Blazers hire Calabro as new play-by-play announcernba.com Jun 17The Portland Trail Blazers have hired veteran television broadcaster Kevin Calabro as their new play-by-play announcer.Share Tweet
The Healing Problems With Durant's FootMar 20Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?Mar 20Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.