1. 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 7 months ago 342,216 reads 211 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 62,913 reads 190 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 41,928 reads 217 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 9,029 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 112,390 reads 190 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 21,260 reads 58 comments

  7. 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 7 months ago 6,398 reads 29 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 7 months ago 118,871 reads 262 comments

  10. NBA Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Game 3 Odds

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have been the most inconsistent team in the playoffs this year, looking overmatched one game and playing like potential NBA champions the next...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 7 months ago 2,140 reads 0 comments

  11. Q&A with Karl-Anthony Towns: Rookie of the Year Favorite Talks Thibs and More

    Karl-Anthony Towns just finished one of the greatest rookie seasons in modern NBA history. Whenever the voting results are announced, Towns is likely to run away with the Rookie of the Year Award, if not win it unanimously...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 7 months ago 23,374 reads 66 comments

  12. Thunder HC Billy Donovan Doesn't Recall Dion Waiters' Inbounds Pass at Presser

    An inbounds play, you say? A possibly controversial no-call? Involving who ? If you're a sports fan, chances are you've at least heard about the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder 's wild Monday night finish...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 23,976 reads 20 comments

  13. Thunder vs. Spurs Referee Comments on Dion Waiters, Manu Ginobili Non-Foul Call

    Following a controversial ending in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 98-97 Game 2 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, an official admitted missing a potentially crucial call...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 54,364 reads 102 comments

  14. Bizarre Game 2 Finish Helps Oklahoma City Thunder Exorcise Personal Demons

    Thanks to a bizarre ending and some outstanding fourth-quarter play, the Oklahoma City Thunder managed to steal home-court advantage away from the San Antonio Spurs with a 98-97 Game 2 victory...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 70,627 reads 213 comments

  15. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, April 30, 2016

    Fact: Kevin Durant is shooting 5-of-19 from the field (26.3 percent) when guarded by Kawhi Leonard this season. He is shooting 49.8 percent against the rest of the league this season (including playoffs)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 7 months ago 10,023 reads 8 comments

  16. Karl-Anthony Towns Shows off Huge Feet with Gigantic Boots

    Not since Shaquille O'Neal have an NBA player's feet gotten so much attention. But man, the Minnesota Timberwolves ' 7'0" center Karl-Anthony Towns has some big feet. His teammate, small forward Andrew Wiggins, posted the evidence to Instagram...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 161,480 reads 66 comments

  17. Thunder Enter Series vs. Spurs with Pressure to Win NBA Title at All-Time High

    It is a good thing the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out a 118-104 Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks to put a bow on their first-round series. Losing wouldn't have pinned them against the ropes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 months ago 65,804 reads 165 comments

  18. Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne Bust Out New Pregame Dance Routine

    Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne don't need to go to a nightclub; Chesapeake Energy Arena works just fine...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 months ago 21,407 reads 30 comments

  19. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Fined for Actions in Game 4 vs. Mavericks

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-108 victory Saturday, but superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook did not escape without punishment...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 76,815 reads 40 comments

  20. Plumlee Records Rare Stat Line in Game 3 Win over Clippers

    Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee had six points, 21 rebounds and nine assists in Saturday's 96-88 win over the Los Angeles Clippers , becoming the first player since ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 6,803 reads 2 comments

  21. Damian Lillard Helps Keep Trail Blazers' Dark-Horse Dreams Alive

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard wasn ’t going to let the Portland Trail Blazers fold...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 8 months ago 3,178 reads 10 comments

  22. Russell Westbrook Gets into an Argument with Salah Mejri, Double Technical Given

    Tensions were running high between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder again Saturday night during Game 4 of the teams' first-round series...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 576,525 reads 27 comments

  23. Why We're Still Not Sure If the OKC Thunder Are Title Contenders

    These aren't the Oklahoma City Thunder you're looking for —not if you're expecting a bona fide NBA title contender, that is...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 36,346 reads 106 comments

  24. Russell Westbrook Rises to Throw Down the Jam, Slams It Against the Rim Instead

    It must have been opposite day at American Airlines Center on Saturday. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook looked like he was about to wreak havoc on the rim during ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 2,753 reads 2 comments

  25. Kevin Durant Responds to Rick Carlisle's Comments About Thunder's Physicality

    Oklahoma City Thunder leading scorer Kevin Durant said Saturday he was "surprised" to hear comments from Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle about OKC's physical play...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 1,610 reads 1 comments