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Ian Thomsen: Committed Thunder team remains a contender -- even…

Ian Thomsen: Committed Thunder team remains a contender -- even without Harden

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
Did the Thunder want to deal James Harden? Of course not. But when Harden refused to sacrifice, OKC moved on. Even with a new Big Three, they remain contenders, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Thunder ship rookie Lamb to D-League's 66ers

    Thunder ship rookie Lamb to D-League's 66ers

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    The Oklahoma City Thunder have assigned rookie Jeremy Lamb to their NBA Development League affiliate in Tulsa.
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  • The Nuggets' Split-Personality Backcourt

    The Nuggets' Split-Personality Backcourt

    nytimes.com Nov 29, 2012
    At times, Andre Miller and Ty Lawson are fantastic as a pairing, but it is difficult to see how they complement each other in the Nuggets' offense.
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  • Wizards give ‘not losing’ a try, find it to their liking, beat …

    Wizards give ‘not losing’ a try, find it to their liking, beat Blazers to reach 1-12

    yahoo.com Nov 29, 2012
    Shortly after tip-off in Wednesday night's game between the Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., the CSN Washington broadcast duo of Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier offered a lone "key to the gam…
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  • Durant ties season-high with 37 as Thunder win easy

    Durant ties season-high with 37 as Thunder win easy

    CNNSI.com Nov 29, 2012
    Durant ties season-high with 37 as Thunder win easy
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  • Clippers get win over Wolves as Billups returns

    Clippers get win over Wolves as Billups returns

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Chris Paul had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers welcomed Chauncey Billups back to the lineup for the first time this season with a 101-95 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
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  • Nets, Celtics Get Into A Brawl In Boston; James Harden Has An A…

    Nets, Celtics Get Into A Brawl In Boston; James Harden Has An Awful Reunion In OKC

    dimemag.com Nov 29, 2012
    With so much softness leaking into the modern game, we’re always anxious to annoint the next great rivalry. Where is the next Bulls-Knicks going to come from? Or the next Sacramento-Los Angeles? Everyone loves when players get a little nasty, and last n
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  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Rookie Report 04:41

    TrueHoop TV: Rookie Report

    Nov 29
    David Thorpe talks to Henry Abbott about Bucks rookie John Henson, plus a look at Pistons rookie Kyle Singler.
  • Video - Did Thunder Win Prove Harden Trade Was Right Call? 09:34

    Did Thunder Win Prove Harden Trade Was Right Call?

    Nov 29
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the Thunder's win over the Rockets.
  • Video - Warriors Hang On To Top Nuggets, 106-105 01:11

    Warriors Hang On To Top Nuggets, 106-105

    Nov 29
    David Lee leads Warriors past Nuggets.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Gregg Popovich's shot at Team USA coaching gig

    Nov 29
    How will 'Restgate' affect Gregg Popovich's shot at becoming the next Team USA coach? Marc Stein has that and more in the lastest Weekend Dime.
  • San Antonio Spurs sit 4 of top 5 scorers vs. Miami Heat

    Nov 29
    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has decided to send four of his top five scorers home rather than play them in tonight's game again the defending champion Miami Heat, according to the San Antonio Express-News.
  • Ian Thomsen: Committed Thunder team remains a contender -- even without Ha…

    Nov 29
    The takeaway from James Harden's not-so-long-awaited return to Oklahoma City Wednesday was that his former teammates did not appear to be wounded by his departure. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka -- the Thunder's new Big Three -- did not…
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 29
    There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...