1. Home Stretch Is Time for Wolves Player Evaluations

    Mathematically, the Timberwolves remain in pursuit of the Western Conference's final playoff spot. Practically, Sunday's home loss to Phoenix in which they squandered a 22-point lead extinguished what little hope remained...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 25 days ago 123 reads 0 comments

  2. Why Russell Westbrook Will Define OKC Thunder Playoff Run

    Although it's Kevin Durant who will take the Oklahoma City Thunder as far as his wiry frame can carry them, it's Russell Westbrook who will determine how their postseason fate is perceived...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 25 days ago 3,709 reads 8 comments

  3. Kevin Durant Entering Michael Jordan Territory with Historic 2013-14 Season

    The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant said he was sick of hearing the constant comparisons between him and four-time MVP LeBron James earlier this season. Some media-aided venting couldn't kill that narrative...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 25 days ago 29,720 reads 188 comments

  4. Brian Shaw Sheds Light on Nuggets' Future Before Loss to Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Nuggets are a defensive work in progress, especially in the second of back-to-back games, and particularly against players who can really score.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 25 days ago 78 reads 0 comments

  5. Hickson Injury Opens Door for Nuggets Forward Jan Vesely

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 25 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  6. Arthur, Arthur: Darrell Becoming Dangerous from Deep

    During his four seasons in Memphis , Darrell Arthur accepted his role as a pick-and-pop shooter who specialized from 15 to 18 feet.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 25 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  7. The 1 Team the Portland Trail Blazers Do Not Want to See in NBA Playoffs

    The Portland Trail Blazers aren't quite the offensive juggernaut/title contender that they looked to be in a roaring 22-4 start to the season, but make no mistake, they're lurking as a team that could make some noise in the playoffs...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 26 days ago 2,190 reads 4 comments

  8. Balanced Thunder Attack Negates Nuggets

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had six players score in double figures and used a high scoring first quater to take control on their way to a 117-96 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Chesapeake Arena...

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  9. Butler Scores 23 off Bench as Thunder Roll over Nuggets

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Forward Caron Butler has been in Oklahoma City less than a month. When he signed as a free agent March 1, he already played for six other teams in his career...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 26 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  10. OKC Thunder: Reggie Jackson Delivers as Thunder Crushes Nuggets

    Jackson, starting in place of a resting Russell Westbrook , played Denver poing guard Ty Lawon to a virtual draw on Monday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 26 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  11. Are the Utah Jazz Bigs Still on Track for Stardom?

    When the Utah Jazz allowed Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap to walk in free agency last summer, it was expected that backups Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter would break out. Each of the younger bigs is a former No...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 26 days ago 2,026 reads 7 comments

  12. Drummond, Pistons Blow by Jazz 114-94 to Snap Skid

    Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons shot a season-best 55 percent to blow by the Utah Jazz 114-94 Monday night...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 26 days ago 176 reads 0 comments

  13. Could Russell Westbrook's Minute Restriction Stretch into NBA Playoffs?

    It's no secret that Russell Westbrook 's history of knee injuries has made Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks more cautious when delegating minutes during the regular season, but now it looks like that caution may extend into the playoffs.

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 26 days ago 4,967 reads 33 comments

  14. Barea out Monday with Foot Injury

    Coach Adelman announces pregame that JJ Barea (foot) will not play tonight. Alexey Shved will be the backup point guard tonight...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 26 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  15. Aldridge Will Not Play vs. Miami Heat and It's Unclear When He Will Return

    MIAMI — The Trail Blazers will play one more game without LaMarcus Aldridge . At least. The All-Star power forward has been ruled for the Blazers' Monday night matchup against ...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 26 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  16. Oden on Facing Blazers: 'I'm Happy Just to Be out There Playing'

    MIAMI — Greg Oden is expected to start against his former team Monday when the Trail Blazers visit the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Oden, whom the Blazers selected with the No...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 26 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  17. Magic Johnson: 2014 MVP Race 'Over,' Kevin Durant Will Win Award

    NBA legend Magic Johnson solidified his stance that Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant should win the 2014 Most Valuable Player Award, calling the race between KD and Miami Heat four-time MVP LeBron James “over...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 26 days ago 33,428 reads 136 comments

  18. 10 Things to Watch for During OKC Thunder's Final Games

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have 13 games left before their de facto second season begins. The NBA playoffs are what they're built for, and their first test of postseason readiness lies directly ahead...

    Michael C.  Jones Written by Michael C. Jones about 27 days ago 522 reads 0 comments

  19. Timberwolves Left Wondering What Went Wrong, Again

    MINNEAPOLIS -- For three quarters, the Timberwolves demonstrated to a raucous, plethoric Target Center what might've been this season...

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  20. Durant Has Latest Technical Rescinded, Remains Two Away from Suspension

    In addition to pouring in 51 points and hitting the game-winner in Friday's double-overtime win over the Raptors , Kevin Durant picked up his 15th technical foul of the season, which tied him for the league lead with DeMarcus Cousins ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 27 days ago 498 reads 0 comments

  21. Portland Trail Blazers Are Slipping at the Exact Wrong Time

    The grind of an NBA season is a curious thing, equally capable of testing mettle and derailing chemistry. Sometimes, such swings seem a weekly occurrence. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 27 days ago 4,289 reads 15 comments

  22. Oden Expected to Start vs. Former Team

    It's been two years and eight days since the Trail Blazers waived center Greg Oden, ending one of the saddest and most drama-filled chapters in franchise history. And that chapter will come full circle on Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 27 days ago 42 reads 0 comments

  23. Wilson Chandler (Groin) out vs. Wizards

    #Nuggets F Wilson Chandler (groin strain) will not play today vs. @Wash Wizards . Anthony Randolph gets the start in his place...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Varoon Bose about 27 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  24. Wes Matthews Warns Reporter After 30-Point Loss

    Much like the defending champion Heat , the Blazers are in the middle of a rough stretch that has seen them drop seven of their last 11 games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 27 days ago 191 reads 0 comments

  25. Jazz Say Alec Burks (Ankle) Will Miss 2nd Straight Game

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 27 days ago 15 reads 0 comments