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Playoff Edition! Rockets Meltdown of elimination

Playoff Edition! Rockets Meltdown of elimination

thunderobsessed.com Updated May 4, 2013
Good win for the Thunder. Most Rockets fans still found ways to blame it on the refs even though the Rockets took 31 free throws to 16 for the Thunder. Strange way for the refs to give the game to the Thunder. Guess it was the refs that made them miss 1…
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  • Thunder, Grizzlies set to square off again

    Thunder, Grizzlies set to square off again

    nba.com May 4, 2013
    The Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies are ready to rumble again.
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  • Updated Second Round Schedule

    Updated Second Round Schedule

    newsok.com May 4, 2013
    Darnell Mayberry The opening game of the Western Conference semifinal between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzles will begin at noon Sunday inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. Game 2 will be played Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
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  • Kendrick Perkins celebrated the Thunder’s Game 6 win with pushu…

    Kendrick Perkins celebrated the Thunder’s Game 6 win with pushups at the airport, as you do

    yahoo.com May 4, 2013
    Noted hard-screen enthusiast Kendrick Perkins opened the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 6 visit to Toyota Center on Friday by getting all up in the grill of Houston Rockets wing Francisco Garcia, who'd spent most of Games 3 through 5 hustling to make life…
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  • Five Thoughts From Game 6

    Five Thoughts From Game 6

    newsok.com May 4, 2013
    Darnell MayberryA few thoughts about the Thunder’s series-clinching win at Houston in Game 6. Scott Brooks is not a robot.Read more on NewsOK.com
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  • Martin, Fisher come to Thunder's rescue, oust Rockets

    Martin, Fisher come to Thunder's rescue, oust Rockets

    CNNSI.com May 4, 2013
    Martin, Fisher come to Thunder's rescue, oust Rockets
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  • OKC-YA! Thunder advance to Western Semi’s with series win

    OKC-YA! Thunder advance to Western Semi’s with series win

    thunderobsessed.com May 4, 2013
    It wasn’t easy, but the Oklahoma City Thunder found a way to eliminate James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs. Kevin Durant dropped 27 points, 18 in the second half, as Oklahoma City won 103-94. Even though Dura
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  • Rapid reaction: Thunder close out Rockets with gutsy 103-94 win

    Rapid reaction: Thunder close out Rockets with gutsy 103-94 win

    newsok.com May 4, 2013
    Anthony Slater[img]2044312[/img] Turning point After another brutal start to the third quarter (18-4 Houston, even with Perkins sitting), Scott Brooks went to his bench crew.Read more on NewsOK.com
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  • Durant, Thunder bounce Rockets in 6 games

    Durant, Thunder bounce Rockets in 6 games

    ESPN.com May 4, 2013
    Kevin Durant scored 27 points and Kevin Martin added 25 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night, sending them to the second round of the playoffs for the third straight season.
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Sports Columnists

  • San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors preview

    May 4
    Our 5-on-5 panel breaks down the Western Conference semifinals matchup between the Spurs and Warriors.
  • Ian Thomsen: In defeat, Kevin Garnett and Celtics show resilience to the e…

    May 4
    BOSTON -- The Knicks won the series, but they lost the war. They were on top Friday at the final buzzer, 88-80, to move on to the second round after six revealing games. But they weren't going to receive the credit for putting an end to the Celtics' run…
  • Lee Jenkins: Clippers' first-round loss opens door to uncertain future for…

    May 4
    Some NBA rules are widely acknowledged but rarely enforced, and one of them has to do with where perimeter players can stand during free throws. Unless positioned along the key, they are supposed to remain beyond the three-point line, yet many keep at l…