1. Suddenly, OKC Thunder's Future with Russell Westbrook Looks Awfully Bright

    No matter how many triple-doubles Russell Westbrook racks up during the 2016-17 season, how often he darts through a defense for a momentum-swinging jam, how many game-winning shots ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 46,248 reads 147 comments

  2. Russell Westbrook Has League-High 77 Games with At Least 20/10/5

    Fact: Russell Westbrook will reportedly sign a three-year, $85 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday (via @RamonaShelburne )...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 19,810 reads 44 comments

  3. Russell Westbrook, Thunder Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Kevin Durant 's departure put a crack in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's foundation. But Russell Westbrook has committed himself to securing it. The Thunder announced they had signed Westbrook to an extension on Thursday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 199,072 reads 411 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Denies Report He Told Russell Westbrook He Would Return to Thunder

    Kevin Durant shocked the NBA world when he announced his intention to sign with the Golden State Warriors on July 4, and the news reportedly came as a surprise to more than just fans...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 308,668 reads 473 comments

  5. Russell Westbrook Reportedly Angry, Hurt by Kevin Durant Leaving Thunder

    Nearly a month has elapsed since Kevin Durant announced he was bolting for the Golden State Warriors , but Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is reportedly still stewing over the former MVP's decision...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 92,394 reads 322 comments

  6. Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Restaurant Closes 3 Weeks After He Joins Warriors

    Kevin Durant 's Oklahoma City restaurant, Kd's , has closed. It's not a huge surprise given the former NBA MVP's decision to join the Golden State Warriors and the, um, unflattering Yelp reviews his move prompted on the restaurant's page...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 335,334 reads 35 comments

  7. C.J. McCollum Is 4th Non-All-Star to Sign a $100 Million Contract This Summer

    Fact: Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum signed a four-year, $106 million extension on Monday, per ESPN.com . He became the fourth non-All-Star in the NBA to sign a $100 million contract this offseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 16,257 reads 31 comments

  8. Cameron Payne Injury: Updates on Thunder Guard's Recovery from Foot Surgery

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Cameron Payne underwent " surgery for a Jones fracture in his right foot" on Monday, per Anthony Slater of the Oklahoman . Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 3,373 reads 7 comments

  9. C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers and guard C.J. McCollum agreed to a four-year extension Monday, which will pay him the maximum of $106 million. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the news, which ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 32,741 reads 149 comments

  10. Kevin Durant Did OKC Thunder a Favor by Leaving for Golden State Warriors Now

    Kevin Durant is not a hero for joining the Golden State Warriors —not outside of Oakland, California, anyway. He did, however, give the Oklahoma City Thunder one thing: clarity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 169,600 reads 268 comments

  11. Enes Kanter Reveals He's Received Death Threats After Failed Turkish Coup

    Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter revealed on July 20 on Twitter that he's faced death threats in the wake of a failed military coup in his native Turkey. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 227,091 reads 0 comments

  12. Thunder Reportedly Want to Pair Blake Griffin with Russell Westbrook

    While the Oklahoma City Thunder 's dynamic duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant is no more, they reportedly have visions of a new one-two punch, featuring Westbrook and current Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 132,373 reads 222 comments

  13. Realistic Expectations for Denver Nuggets Rookie Jamal Murray in 2016-17

    The Denver Nuggets were fortunate to have Jamal Murray fall to them at No. 7 in the 2016 NBA draft. He was exactly what they were looking for: a three-point shooter who can play both guard positions...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 5,170 reads 9 comments

  14. Mike Miller Reportedly to Re-Sign with Nuggets: Contract Details and Reaction

    The Denver Nuggets reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with veteran swingman Mike Miller on Monday. Marc Stein of ESPN.com initially reported the news, while The Vertical's Shams Charania noted the deal is worth more than $5 million...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 2,248 reads 9 comments

  15. Dion Waiters' Qualifying Offer from Thunder Reportedly Rescinded

    The Oklahoma City Thunder reportedly rescinded their qualifying offer for shooting guard Dion Waiters on Monday night, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and the Oklahoman 's Anthony Slater ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 78,260 reads 128 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Kris Dunn in 2016-17

    Patience and perseverance pushed Kris Dunn into the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Elite physical tools, mental toughness and some Tom Thibodeau -approved defensive nasty made him the No...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 15,628 reads 42 comments

  17. NBA Summer League 2016 MVP: Tyus Jones Wins Coveted Award

    A brilliant performance in Las Vegas has led to Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Tyus Jones being named the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League MVP. The Timberwolves' public relations staff confirmed the news Sunday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 51,986 reads 55 comments

  18. Ricky Rubio Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Around Timberwolves PG

    Even though the Minnesota Timberwolves are entering a new era under head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau, Ricky Rubio 's time with the team does not appear to be ending anytime soon...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 36,913 reads 123 comments

  19. Axel Toupane Shakes Troy Williams with Brutal Ankle-Breaker in Summer League

    Troy Williams got the rookie treatment on Saturday night. The Phoenix Suns forward had his ankles broken while trying to chase down Denver Nuggets guard Axel Toupane in the team's ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 21,314 reads 3 comments

  20. Nuggets Rookie Petr Cornelie Throws Down 1-Handed Dunk vs. Suns in Summer League

    Petr Cornelie seems to be adjusting to the NBA just fine. The Denver Nuggets rookie out of France dropped the hammer in Saturday's Las Vegas Summer League quarterfinal matchup ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 934 reads 0 comments

  21. Damian Lillard Brings Fellow NBA Players on Stage at 1st Live Rap Concert

    Damian Lillard is actually a talented rapper—unlike some NBA stars who have dabbled in the music scene...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 84,265 reads 105 comments

  22. UNINTERRUPTED: Trey Lyles Talks Tough Summer-League Loss

    Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles breaks down his game-tying, buzzer-beating tip-in and then losing in double overtime at Las Vegas Summer League...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 3 months ago 612 reads 0 comments

  23. Kris Dunn Injury: Updates on Timberwolves Guard's Concussion and Return

    Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Kris Dunn will miss the team's Las Vegas Summer League contest Monday evening against the Cleveland Cavaliers after being diagnosed with a concussion...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 15,268 reads 20 comments

  24. Allen Crabbe's Nets Offer Sheet Matched by Blazers: Contract Details, Reaction

    After adding swingman Evan Turner and center Festus Ezeli in free agency, the Portland Trail Blazers opted to retain restricted free agent Allen Crabbe , too...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 40,943 reads 172 comments

  25. Meyers Leonard Re-Signs with Trail Blazers: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

    Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard was one of the better, younger players who still had a chance to go to another team on the open market, but his incumbent squad made sure he stayed put on Sunday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 2,406 reads 11 comments