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Rapid reaction: Thunder fights past Grizzlies behind Kevin Dura…

Rapid reaction: Thunder fights past Grizzlies behind Kevin Durant's heroics

Anthony Slater[img url= Oklahoma City won Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday, beating Memphis 93-91 behind a huge day from Kevin Durant.Read more on NewsOK.com
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  • Finding His Shots: Yes, the Thunder are out-of-sync without Rus…

    Finding His Shots: Yes, the Thunder are out-of-sync without Russell …

    CNNSI.com May 5, 2013
    Yes, the Thunder are out-of-sync without Russell Westbrook. But it's no surprise that Kevin Durant is stepping up big, leading his team to a 93-91 Game 1 win, says Lee Jenkins.
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  • Lee Jenkins: Durant shows he's best player in series, leads Thu…

    Lee Jenkins: Durant shows he's best player in series, leads Thunder to Game 1 win

    CNNSI.com May 5, 2013
    Ever since the 2011 playoffs, when Oklahoma City outlasted Memphis but fell to Dallas, Kevin Durant has been obsessed with efficiency. He sets only two goals in training camp: To win a championship, and to shoot 50 percent from the field, 40 percent fro…
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  • Quincy Pondexter Made A Double-Pumping Buzzer-Beater From 40 Fe…

    Quincy Pondexter Made A Double-Pumping Buzzer-Beater From 40 Feet Away Today

    dimemag.com May 5, 2013
    Here’s Quincy Pondexter‘s role in Memphis’ Western Conference Semifinal series against OKC: make Kevin Durant work, chill in the corner and drop a couple of three-pointers, and don’t do anything stupid. But at the end of the third quarter in today
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  • Noah, Belinelli lead Bulls over Nets in Game 7

    Noah, Belinelli lead Bulls over Nets in Game 7

    CNNSI.com May 5, 2013
    These teams met in the Western Conference semifinals two years ago, with Oklahoma City winning in seven games, and the core of their rosters haven't changed much. The most significant difference is the absence of Russell Westbrook. The Thunder appeared …
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  • Video - Durant Comes Up Big In Game 1 00:50

    Durant Comes Up Big In Game 1

    May 5
    Kevin Durant talks to Heather Cox about the Thunder's win over the Grizzlies.
  • Video - Pondexter Beats Buzzer 00:17

    Pondexter Beats Buzzer

    May 5
    Quincy Pondexter brings the ball up the court and hits a wild 3 to beat the buzzer at the end of the 3rd quarter.
  • Video - Grizzlies-Thunder Preview 01:06

    Grizzlies-Thunder Preview

    May 5
    Flip Saunders breaks down the second-round playoff matchup between the Grizzlies and Thunder.

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  • Lee Jenkins: Durant shows he's best player in series, leads Thunder to Gam…

    May 5
    Ever since the 2011 playoffs, when Oklahoma City outlasted Memphis but fell to Dallas, Kevin Durant has been obsessed with efficiency. He sets only two goals in training camp: To win a championship, and to shoot 50 percent from the field, 40 percent fro…
  • Rogers sees 'good chance' he could play in MLS this year

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.
  • Rogers sees good chance he could play in MLS this season

    May 5
    Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers, who stepped away from the sport in February after announcing he is gay, said Sunday that "there's a really good chance" he'll play in Major League Soccer this season.