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Answer a Kevin Durant question? Don’t make Russell Westbrook laugh
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Nice try, but Russell Westbrook’s lips remain sealed. (AP/Ben Margot) Russell Westbrook has FINALLY broken his silence on Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors! Well … kind of. [Follow Dunks Don’t …Share Tweet
Andrew Wiggins Wants Spain To Win Gold In Rio, Which Is Totally OK Because He’s Canadiandimemag.com 2 hours agoUSA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves aren’t sneaking up on anyone this season. A popular League Pass team from a year ago, with reigning Rookie Of The Year Karl-Anthony Towns, back-to-back Dunk Contest winner Zach LaVine, lottery pick Kris Dunn, …Share Tweet
Doc Rivers Actually Thinks The Clippers Had A Legitimate Shot To Sign Kevin Durantdimemag.com 23 hours agoGetty Image When the clock was ticking on Kevin Durant’s free agency decision, most of the chatter right around the end implied that the main battle for KD’s favor was between the Warriors and the Thunder, with Boston lurking as a wild card third team. …Share TweetDenver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari tries to dribble past the defense of Indiana Pacers forward Paul George during a Jan. 30, 2016, game. (AP/Doug McSchooler) This season’s NBA Global Games slate will once again feature a regular-season contest in L…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 27 (yesterday)The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard C.J. McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.Share TweetGetty Image It’s no surprise the relationship between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will never be the same. That was an inevitable consequence of the pair going from teammates to adversaries upon Durant rocking the basketball world by signing with …Share Tweet
Report: Blazers' Harkless agrees to four-year dealnba.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a four-year deal with restricted free agent Maurice Harkless.Share Tweet
Former Thunder Coach Scott Brooks Feels Kevin Durant ‘Earned That Right’ To Leave Oklahoma Citydimemag.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)USA TODAY Sports It’s debatable whether Scott Brooks deserved to lose his gig as Thunder coach last summer. After all, his team saw its fair share of injuries during his tenure, and when they were healthy, they made it to the NBA Finals and/or Western C…Share Tweet
The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The Country In Julydimemag.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)Getty Image Kevin Durant’s defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder created basketball’s newest super team, a squad that’s poised to face more attention, scrutiny, and outright hate than any the league has seen since the 2010-11 Miami Heat. Winning will…Share Tweet
Thunder guard Payne undergoes right foot surgerynba.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)Oklahoma City Thunder guard Cameron Payne underwent a successful procedure today to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)USA TODAY Sports There are lots of changes happening around Oklahoma City now that Kevin Durant has left town for sunnier shores. For instance, the price for his signature Thunder jerseys has been drastically reduced. But that’s not the only thing beari…Share Tweet
The Blazers Have Solidified The Present And Future By Locking Up C.J. McCollumdimemag.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)Getty Image The Portland Trail Blazers have locked up their talented backcourt for the future by signing shooting guard C.J. McCollum to a contract extension a year before he was scheduled to hit restricted free agency. The news was, unsurprisingly, bro…Share Tweet
Thunder sign Spanish guard Alex Abrinesnba.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed guard Alex Abrines to a multiyear contract.Share Tweet
The Jazz Are Reportedly ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Consider Trading Gordon Haywarddimemag.com Jul 23 (6 days ago)USA TODAY Sports The Jazz have actually obtained a pretty nice roster for themselves heading into the 2016-17 season. They have a solid core of young emerging guards like Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, and Shelvin Mack, they still have one of the West’s best …Share TweetOklahoma City Thunder fans have understandably taken the departure of Kevin Durant quite hard. He is the greatest player in the eight-season history of the team and one of the league’s two or three best players, the sort of superstar who teams go to gre…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …Share Tweet
Nuggets sign Miller to multiyear contractnba.com Jul 21The Denver Nuggets have re-signed forward Mike Miller to a multiyear contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced Thursday.Share Tweet
Timberwolves sign Jordan Hill to two-year dealnba.com Jul 20The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran big man Jordan Hill to a two-year contract.Share Tweet
An NBA Strength Coach Reveals The Most Freakish Athlete He’s Ever Traineddimemag.com Jul 20Getty Image If you watch the Denver Nuggets, you may have seen a super jacked dude with dreadlocks on the sidelines. That is Steve Hess, the Nuggets’ Head Strength Coach for the past two decades. The 49-year-old South African is royalty in the NBA’s Str…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 20Joe Bryant hugs his son Kobe Bryant after the Lakers beat the Jazz in Game 2 of the 2010 Western Conference Semifinals. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) After getting all that gold slime off of him — I swear, it’s like going to the beach; it gets in every cr…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.