NBA Northwest News and Rumors
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Getty Image The Golden State Warriors staved off elimination by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 120-111, in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night. The Warriors remain down 3-2 in the series and are headed to a building where the…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 21 hours agoThe Oklahoma City Thunder's stunning blowout wins in Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Finals inspired a number of questions about the record-setting Golden State Warriors. Was unanimous MVP Stephen Curry too hurt to make a big impact? Did their 7…Share Tweet
Watch Steph Curry Bamboozle Thunder Defenders, Throw Darts From Three And Amp Up The Crowddimemag.com 24 hours agoStephen Curry didn’t look like himself in Game 4 during the Warriors’ second straight spanking at the hands of the Thunder. There have been tittering he was injured, which he and his coach have denied. But in Game 5 Thursday night, Steph looked like he …Share Tweet
This Strong Steven Adams Jam Had Chris Webber HypedAdams!Share TweetWhen the Oklahoma City Thunder went to the 2012 NBA finals, they seemed to have everything. Youth, talent and athleticism; a dominant scoring forward; the game's explosive point guard; an emerging interior defensive menace; and a reserve wing playmaker …Share Tweet
Five reasons the Thunder's small lineup is so effectiveESPN.com May 26 (yesterday)Five reasons the Thunder's small lineup is so effectiveShare TweetGetty Image The All-NBA Teams, the last major awards of the NBA season, have been announced. As one would imagine with the glut of superstar talent we have in the league, there were some difficult choices to make, and that’s why Stephen Curry was the on…Share TweetThe Oklahoma City Thunder, in a shocker rightfully unseen some 25 days ago, is on the verge of downing both the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors in consecutive rounds. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] …Share Tweet
The Oklahoma City Thunder Are On The Cusp Of The Greatest Postseason Run In NBA HistoryGetty Image It was easy to dismiss the Thunder in November and late February. They started 7-6 under rookie head coach Billy Donovan, and they hit a bad stretch after the All-Star break in February — despite Westbrook’s second-consecutive All-Star MVP (…Share Tweet
Former SuperSonics Players Say Adam Silver Wants A Team Back In Seattle SoonGetty Image With Kevin Durant on the cusp of his second NBA Finals appearance in an Oklahoma City Thunder jersey, the old Sonics faithful need a bit of good news to hold onto. Ever since the Sonics’ exodus to Oklahoma City, there have been rumblings abo…Share Tweet
How the Thunder experimented all season to find winning formulaESPN.com May 26 (yesterday)How the Thunder experimented all season to find winning formulaShare TweetAfter the Warriors lost Game 4 to the Thunder on Tuesday, Klay Thompson tried to find a positive on the stat sheet, even if he was incorrect. Kyle Lowry couldn’t even bring himself to do that on Wednesday. When he sat down at the podium, he looked over …Share TweetTNT Sometimes, people take sports far too seriously. Take, for instance, this fan of the Golden State Warriors, who very much does not appreciate that TNT’s Charles Barkley thinks that the Oklahoma City Thunder will win the Western Conference Finals. Co…Share Tweet
Wolves guard Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancernba.com May 25 (2 days ago)Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer.Share Tweetdimemag.com May 25 (2 days ago)Getty Image The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the verge of eliminating the Golden State Warriors and moving on to the NBA Finals. They are doing this under the leadership of Billy Donovan, who is in his first year as an NBA head coach after spending 19 y…Share Tweetdeadspin.com May 25 (2 days ago)Former NBA player Kermit Washington—who had a 10-year career primarily with the Lakers and Trail Blazers but is best known for brutally punching Rudy Tomjanovich in the face—was arrested Tuesday night, after being indicted for allegedly running a charit…Share Tweetdimemag.com May 25 (3 days ago)It’s good to be an Oklahoma City Thunder fan these days. Not only is OKC currently one win away from an NBA Finals berth with a surprising 3-1 series lead over the favored Golden State Warriors, they also have what could be the cutest fan in all of bask…Share Tweetyahoo.com May 25 (3 days ago)The NBA gave Draymond Green a stay of execution on Monday, deciding that the splitting of Steven Adams' uprights that kickstarted the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 3 annihilation of the Golden State Warriors didn't merit a one-game suspension. Instead, t…Share Tweet
The Thunder Are Just Too Goddamn Muchdeadspin.com May 25 (3 days ago)Over the course of their past two years spent dominating the NBA, the Warriors have excelled at avoiding consecutive losses and rapidly turning around playoff series in which they’ve trailed. Tonight, they had an opportunity to keep both trends alive af…Share Tweetdimemag.com May 25 (3 days ago)Getty Image Destiny be damned, the Oklahoma City Thunder once again absolutely dominated the Warriors in Game 4 on Tuesday with a 118-94 win to take a stunning and nearly-insurmountable 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. It marked the fir…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.