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Kendrick Perkins Is Mentoring His OKC Teammates & Smoothing…

Kendrick Perkins Is Mentoring His OKC Teammates & Smoothing Egos In The Locker Room

dimemag.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
Even though the Thunder’s hulking center has a reputation for toughness on the court that sometimes mimics his terrifying countenance, off the court he’s turned into a bit of a mentor for the Oklahoma City Thunder. This current Thunder team might be p
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  • Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honors

    Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honors

    nba.com Dec 5, 2012
    NEW YORK -- The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.
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  • Oklahoma City Thunder: A James Harden/Joe Johnson comparison

    Oklahoma City Thunder: A James Harden/Joe Johnson comparison

    newsok.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Thunder’s scintillating victory over the Brooklyn Netropolitans on Tuesday night reminded me of the Joe Johnson/James Harden comparison. Johnson scored 17 points on 8-of-21 shooting in the Thunder’s 117-111 victory in Brooklyn. When the Thunder ma
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  • TNT reaction to Thunder-Nets

    TNT reaction to Thunder-Nets

    newsok.com Dec 5, 2012
    Thunder forward Serge Ibaka blocks Deron Williams’ shot in a 117-101 victory at Brooklyn. Selected quotes from TNT analysts Greg Anthony and Chris Webber, and also Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, from Tuesday night’s Thunder at Brooklyn contest: Anthony
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  • Russell Westbrook debuts the Air Jordan XX8 during Thunder win …

    Russell Westbrook debuts the Air Jordan XX8 during Thunder win over Nets (PHOTOS)

    yahoo.com Dec 5, 2012
    When Nike and Jordan Brand unveiled the Air Jordan XX8, the latest iteration of their most iconic basketball shoe, the immediate, gut-level response from many observers was mixed, to say the least. My colleague Eric Freeman noted the controversy surroun…
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  • Meltdown Time! Brooklyn Feels OKC’s Wrath

    Meltdown Time! Brooklyn Feels OKC’s Wrath

    thunderobsessed.com Dec 5, 2012
    This was fun. I was especially happy to see the Thunder beat them. lots of love for KD among Nets fans. Also a lot of hate for Joe Johnson and Kris Humphries among Nets fans. There are the usual Ref complaints although I think the Nets get way more than…
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  • LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has …

    LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has A Terrible New Team Name

    dimemag.com Dec 5, 2012
    LeBron James dropped a ridiculous triple-double last night (26 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists) but no one’s going to remember him carving up the Wizards. They’ll remember that with about 20 seconds left, he missed a wide-open wing triple that could”
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Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks
  • Ian Thomsen: Lillard excels after unexpected rise to NBA lottery pick

    Dec 5
    Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is the early favorite to win Rookie of the Year, and yet it was only six years ago that he remembers a decisive conversation with a high school coach that ended sadly.