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Could Paul Westphal be next Thunder Assistant?

Could Paul Westphal be next Thunder Assistant? Updated Jun 18, 2013
With Maurice Cheeks taking the head coaching position for the Detroit Pistons, the Oklahoma City Thunder are left to fill a top assistant position. Cheeks job with the Thunder is a big void on the bench, and the position is huge. There are some experts …
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  • Thunder Draft Prospect: Gorgui Dieng

    Thunder Draft Prospect: Gorgui Dieng Jun 18, 2013
    The Oklahoma City Thunder have the 12th pick in the upcoming N.B.A. Draft next week. There is a lot of speculation to who they may pick. Some of that speculation is helped by the fact they’ve had certain players in town for work outs. Having players in …
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  • Westbrook off his crutches, says 'I'm back'

    Westbrook off his crutches, says 'I'm back'

    All-Star Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook posted a video on the Vine social media service earlier this week to announce he no longer needs to use crutches, a big milestone in his recovery from knee surgery last month.
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  • Video - Westbrook No Longer Needs Crutches 03:21

    Westbrook No Longer Needs Crutches

    Jun 18
    Royce Young discusses the progress made in Russell Westbrook's recovery from knee surgery.
  • Video - Russell Westbrook Off Crutches 04:35

    Russell Westbrook Off Crutches

    Jun 18
    Antonio Davis on what is next for Russell Westbrook now that he is off of crutches.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- Spurs left to regroup after Game 6

    Jun 18
    The Spurs were less than a minute away from a title, but now they're forced to regroup for a Game 7.
  • Ian Thomsen: Heat need 'something special' to rally past Spurs in NBA Fina…

    Jun 18
    MIAMI -- LeBron James wasn't being insincere after his Heat had fallen behind 3-2 in the NBA Finals.
  • 2013 NBA Finals -- Chris Bosh of Miami Heat -- Danny Green of San Antonio …

    Jun 18
    After San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green hit 66 percent of his 3-pointers through the first five games of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh declared there will be a different look for Game 6: no more open shots.
  • Bill Simmons on the gravity of Game 6 in the NBA Finals

    Jun 18
    As the NBA Finals head back to Miami for Game 6, just about everyone on the floor has something to prove.