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2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated May 3, 2013
The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
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  • Helping Hands: After letting Houston back in the series, the Th…

    Helping Hands: After letting Houston back in the series, the Thu…

    CNNSI.com May 3, 2013
    After letting Houston back in the series, the Thunder finally closed out their first-round duel vs. the Rockets with a 103-94 Game 6 win, thanks in large part to their bench.
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  • Durant brushes off White's Twitter comments

    Durant brushes off White's Twitter comments

    Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant isn't worried about tweets from Houston rookie Royce White that say the Thunder are looking shaky.
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  • Harden’s Season in a Word: Great

    Harden’s Season in a Word: Great

    nytimes.com May 3, 2013
    James Harden's amazing season for the Houston Rockets, his first as a team's primary offensive option, has gone largely overlooked.
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  • Comparing the current Thunder to LeBron's 2009 Cavaliers team

    Comparing the current Thunder to LeBron's 2009 Cavaliers team

    newsok.com May 3, 2013
    Anthony Slater [img url=]2043433[/img] You’ve probably heard the comparison more than once the past week. With Russell Westbrook done for the playoffs and Kevin Durant left to navigate through hounding triple-teams for the slimmest of offensive airspace
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  • Knicks, Thunder facing similar pressure

    Knicks, Thunder facing similar pressure

    CNNSI.com May 3, 2013
    As the Knicks and Thunder head into Game 6 of their respective series, the two teams are experiencing similar pressure.
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  • Power Lunch: Chat with Darnell Mayberry

    Power Lunch: Chat with Darnell Mayberry

    newsok.com May 3, 2013
    NewsOK.com Sports StaffPower Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry Read more on NewsOK.com
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  • Flawed Strategy Crimps Thunder’s Chances

    Flawed Strategy Crimps Thunder’s Chances

    nytimes.com May 3, 2013
    The Thunder's decision to intentionally foul Omer Asik of the Rockets turned out to be ill-advised.
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  • Baby with pants down wanders in, chills out during Rockets-Thun…

    Baby with pants down wanders in, chills out during Rockets-Thunder postgame show (Video)

    yahoo.com May 3, 2013
    After the Houston Rockets went into Chesapeake Energy Arena and confidently took down the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 on Wednesday, CSN Houston brought gleeful Rockets fans all the relevant news and notes from the big series-extending road win - Jam
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  • Video - Thunder-Rockets Preview 01:34

    Thunder-Rockets Preview

    May 3
    Holly Rowe takes a look at Game 6 between the Thunder and Rockets.
  • Video - Under More Pressure To Win: Melo Or KD? 01:03

    Under More Pressure To Win: Melo Or KD?

    May 3
    Israel Gutierrez says that Carmelo Anthony faces more pressure than Kevin Durant in Friday's NBA playoff action.
  • Video - Kevin Durant After The Thunder Advance 00:57

    Kevin Durant After The Thunder Advance

    May 3
    Kevin Durant scored 27 points in the Thunder's 103-94 Game 6 win over the Rockets.
  • Video - Thunder Put Away Rockets 01:40

    Thunder Put Away Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder used a balanced attack with six players in double figures to defeat the Rockets 103-94 and advance to face the Grizzlies.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston Rockets

    May 3
    The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
  • Ian Thomsen: Three-Pointers: Nets survive, but Bulls have reason for hope

    May 3
    Three thoughts from the Nets' 95-92 victory over the Bulls on Thursday to avoid elimination in Game 6 of their first-round series:
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.
  • Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA playoffs, Part 2

    May 3
    With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.