1. Be Careful, OKC Thunder, You Have the Tiger by the Tail

    Getting the Golden State Warriors ' full attention is the mother of all mixed blessings. For better and worse, the Oklahoma City Thunder have done it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 70,910 reads 180 comments

  2. Enes Kanter Mocks Skip Bayless on Twitter for Doubting OKC Against the Warriors

    Four days before the Western Conference Finals began, ESPN's Skip Bayless tweeted he was unsure if the Oklahoma City Thunder could win a "single game" against the Golden State Warriors ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 57,742 reads 47 comments

  3. Steven Adams Apologizes for Calling Warriors Guards 'Quick Little Monkeys'

    Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams played a crucial role in his team's 108-102 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Monday, but he found himself embroiled in controversy after the contest...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 398,974 reads 210 comments

  4. Russell Westbrook Not Called for Travel in Final Seconds of WCF Game 1 Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder might have outscored the Golden State Warriors 61-42 in the second half of their Game 1 win in the Western Conference Finals on Monday night, but officials also missed a potentially critical call late in the fourth quarter...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 15,883 reads 61 comments

  5. Terry Stotts, Trail Blazers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers and head coach Terry Stotts agreed to a contract extension Monday, announced the team...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 1,859 reads 9 comments

  6. Oklahoma City Thunder Must Also Cope with Stephen Curry's Shadow in WCF

    The Golden State Warriors are a force beyond belief, when Steph Curry is healthy enough to stand on the court, whether he's dribbling the ball or drifting 35 feet from the action...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 3 months ago 65,177 reads 159 comments

  7. Tom Thibodeau Comments on Coaching Timberwolves, Watching Bulls, More

    New Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau is already busy, as he is back in Chicago this week to take in the NBA Draft Combine...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 28,922 reads 169 comments

  8. Terry Stotts, Portland Trail Blazers Agree to New Contract

    Head coach Terry Stotts led the Portland Trail Blazers to a shockingly good season in 2015-16, and he will now remain with the team for the foreseeable future...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 46,378 reads 100 comments

  9. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, May 13, 2016

    Fact: Kevin Durant averaged 36.3 points in three games against the Golden State Warriors this season—his highest average against any Western Conference team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 months ago 12,368 reads 15 comments

  10. Steven Adams Comments on Playing with Migraine Headache vs. Spurs

    After a 15-point, 11-rebound performance, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams revealed Thursday he dealt with a migraine before his team's 113-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 9,615 reads 27 comments

  11. Thunder Face Severe Stylistic Shift vs. Warriors After Eliminating Spurs

    Not many teams could show the type of resiliency necessary to bounce back from a 32-point blowout in Game 1 to advance in six contests, especially after spending the season blowing leads in crunch-time situations...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 months ago 121,399 reads 336 comments

  12. Terry Stotts Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Coach's Negotiations with Blazers

    The Portland Trail Blazers are reportedly set to move quickly in their effort to sign head coach Terry Stotts to a contract extension after the reigning champion Golden State Warriors eliminated them from the playoffs Wednesday night...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 13,816 reads 38 comments

  13. Trail Blazers' Ceiling Is High Despite Series Loss to Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Wednesday night's 125-121 conference semifinal loss to the Golden State Warriors marked an end for the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 89,554 reads 237 comments

  14. NBA Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 6 Odds

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have the San Antonio Spurs on the ropes heading into Game 6 of their second-round NBA playoff series at home Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 4 months ago 4,729 reads 0 comments

  15. Although Outdated, Thunder's Simple Approach Is Opening Path to West Finals

    SAN ANTONIO — The hand of the skinny man smacked the hand of the scowling one with the force of nearly 20,000 minutes spent on the court together in unfulfilled pursuit of a championship...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 37,584 reads 128 comments

  16. NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 5 Odds

    The first four games of this second-round playoff series in the Western Conference between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder have been unpredictable, to say the least...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 4 months ago 4,152 reads 3 comments

  17. In Game 4, Durant at His Best with Westbrook, Who Holds Key to OKC Future

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The whipping wind, as it so often does, blew through Oklahoma City on Sunday. Tornado watches in effect; large hail reported, too. This felt different than the usual threat, though...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 342,185 reads 211 comments

  18. OKC Thunder Discover Late-Game Formula in Critical Game 4 Win over Spurs

    As evidenced by their 111-97 victory over the San Antonio Spurs to even up the series 2-2, the Oklahoma City Thunder don't understand how narratives are supposed to work...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 62,903 reads 190 comments

  19. Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers Proving They Won't Go Quietly Against the Warriors

    Give the Portland Trail Blazers this: They aren’t going to roll over. No, there isn’t a high likelihood they’ll win their second-round series against the ...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 4 months ago 41,913 reads 217 comments

  20. Al-Farouq Aminu Drains 3, Stares Down Stephen Curry in Blazers Win

    The Portland Trail Blazers pulled within one game of the Golden State Warriors on the back of a stellar, 40-point performance from Damian Lillard in Game 3 Saturday night at the Moda Center...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 9,019 reads 4 comments

  21. Thunder Must Be More Than Just Big 3 to Play Ultimate Spoiler to Spurs

    To beat the San Antonio Spurs , reach the Western Conference Finals and genuinely contend for an NBA title during a season in which the championship chase has been diluted down ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 112,384 reads 190 comments

  22. Can Portland Trail Blazers Make This a Series Against Golden State Warriors?

    The Portland Trail Blazers will be at home, and that's a start. Free from the Oracle Arena din, where delirious Golden State Warriors fans revel in triumphing over perceived ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 21,224 reads 58 comments

  23. Quin Snyder, Jazz Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Utah Jazz and head coach Quin Snyder have agreed to a long-term contract extension less than two years after he was first appointed to lead the franchise, the team announced Friday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 6,317 reads 29 comments

  24. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, May 6, 2016

    Fact: Kevin Durant is averaging 29.8 PPG in six career playoff home games against the Spurs . Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 9,643 reads 7 comments

  25. Left by Teammates, Overlooked by Fans, Damian Lillard Finds Anger Is an Energy

    It's the kind of question that normally takes a moment to consider: When was the first time someone underestimated you? But the answer comes quickly for Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 4 months ago 118,456 reads 262 comments