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A big man OKC could bring in at the deadline
The NBA’s trading deadline is now just two weeks away. At this time on Feb. 21, we’ll learn whether what you see with the Oklahoma City Thunder is what you’ll get in the playoffs, or whether the team took a stab at a deal to shore up an area or twoUpvote Share Tweet
Warriors Meltdown! Golden State of Meltdownsthunderobsessed.com Updated Feb 7, 2013Good win for the Thunder. Warriors fans spent more time complaining about their own players than the Thunder. They also got the obligatory “This is rigged” and “the refs are giving OKC the game” posts in there but at least it wasn’t as much as uUpvote Share Tweet
Thunder is not feeling much painWashington point guard John Wall sat on the bench when facing the Thunder this season. Injuries, and the lack thereof, are a key element to an NBA team’s success. The Thunder has had the best of both worlds so far this season, presumably to a greaterUpvote Share Tweet
Keeping Score: Durant Getting Better? His Stats Say Yesnytimes.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Thunder's star forward is putting up numbers that match those of players like Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.Upvote Share TweetRussell Westbrook has a strong supporter in Golden State coach Mark Jackson, the former point guard who couldn’t have been more different than Westbrook during his playing days. But on Wednesday night, prior to the Thunder-Warriors game, Jackson reiteraUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 7, 2013Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder throttled the travel-weary Golden State Warriors 119-98 Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.Upvote Share Tweet
Thunderstorm WarningCNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Thunder easily took down the Warriors 119-98 on Wednesday. The scary thing is Oklahoma City was sloppy, yet still rolled past an elite Western team, writes Rob Mahoney.Upvote Share Tweet
Rapid Fire with Dwane CaseyFeb 7Raptors head coach Dwane Casey on who will win the NBA title, who the league's best point guard is, and whether the Celtics and Lakers can contend with their current rosters.
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
Ian Thomsen: For Chris Paul and the Clippers, it's title or bustFeb 7Chris Paul is a 27-year-old star with several prime years ahead of him. So why is he driving his Clippers as if he and they are running out of time?