1. Did Final Showdown Resolve the Russell Westbrook vs. James Harden MVP Debate?

    HOUSTON — To the victor go the spoils? That’s the question everyone was hoping to have answered going into Sunday’s marquee matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets ...

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  2. Rockets Account Takes Shot at Russell Westbrook with James Harden MVP Tweet

    The Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday 137-125 and improved their record to 51-22 compared to Oklahoma City's 41-31...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 68,868 reads 0 comments

  3. Thunder vs. Rockets: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Sunday's matchup between the Houston Rockets (51-22) and Oklahoma City Thunder (41-31) was billed as a showdown between league-leading MVP candidates James Harden and Russell Westbrook ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 24,405 reads 0 comments

  4. What's Your Pick for the Best Backcourt in the NBA?

    The NBA is filled with talented, entertaining backcourt duos, but four stick out as the playoffs approach...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 days ago 197 reads 0 comments

  5. Russell Westbrook Records 1st Perfect Shooting Triple-Double in NBA History

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook finished Wednesday evening's 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers having posted a triple-double for the 35th time this season...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 days ago 2,594 reads 0 comments

  6. Russell Westbrook Is 1st Player to Get Triple-Double Without Missing FG or FT

    Fact: Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player to shoot perfectly from the field (6-of-6) and free-throw line (6-of-6) while getting a triple-double, as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Philadelphia 76ers 122-97 on Wednesday ...

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  7. Russell Westbrook 1st Ever To Triple-Double Without Missing Shot, Free Throw

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook bolstered his MVP candidacy Wednesday with some history in a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 22,097 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Playoff Standings 2017: Updated Team Records, Seedings and More

    The NBA realm has entered a bit of madness of its own as it barrels toward the end of the season. Some of the usual suspects already have playoff berths...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 days ago 11,346 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Awards Race: What If MVP Really Stood for Most Valuable Player?

    Winning MVP is no easy task in the NBA , especially given the ever-changing criteria used for selection. Will Russell Westbrook get the crown if he finishes with a season-long ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 days ago 127,044 reads 0 comments

  10. Warriors vs. Thunder: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Golden State Warriors rolled over the Oklahoma City Thunder , 111-95, Monday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. Stephen Curry scored 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting, and Klay Thompson led all scorers with 34 points...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 15,214 reads 0 comments

  11. Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and More Involved in Warriors vs. Thunder Scrap

    Kevin Durant may be injured, but there was still plenty of drama-filled tension during Monday's tilt between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 49,733 reads 0 comments

  12. Steven Adams, Enes Kanter and Andre Roberson Push Westbrook's MVP Case

    Oklahoma City Thunder big men Steven Adams and Enes Kanter have produced another hilarious video in their campaign for Russell Westbrook to win MVP. This time, they were joined by teammate Andre Roberson...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 19,809 reads 0 comments

  13. B/R NBA's 2-on-2 Sweet 16 Bracket: Which Duo Takes All in NBA Jam-Style Tourney?

    Tournaments and brackets are hot this time of year, and search engine optimization never rests. So we've compiled a fun little two-on-two tournament featuring 16 sets of NBA teammates, pre -ranked and set against one another for your entertainment...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 117,216 reads 0 comments

  14. Daryl Morey Shows MVP Support for James Harden with 'Random Combo of Numbers'

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has made a living studying numbers. The analytically inclined executive also must know that although a bevy of stats exists, the masses will flock to certain benchmarks...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 12,227 reads 0 comments

  15. Russell Westbrook Throws Perfect Long-Distance Bounce Pass for Bucket

    While facing the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Thursday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook decided to create his own March highlight...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 11 days ago 2,422 reads 0 comments

  16. Russell Westbrook on Stephen Curry Picking James Harden for MVP: 'Who's He?'

    Stephen Curry seemingly struck a nerve with Russell Westbrook by selecting James Harden as his non-Golden State Warriors MVP, per NBC Sports' Dan Feldman . "You kind of have to reward the better team, I would think, record-wise," Curry said...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 days ago 54,223 reads 0 comments

  17. Nets Crowd Erupts After Russell Westbrook Nabs Triple-Double with 10th Rebound

    Russell Westbrook is chasing history. Brooklyn Nets fans seemed to respect that. During Tuesday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Barclays Center crowd let out a noticeable cheer when Westbrook grabbed rebound No...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 13 days ago 48,009 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Players Facing Likely Decline Next Season

    It's always a little painful to predict slippage among NBA players. Nobody wants to see decline on the horizon...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 56,232 reads 0 comments

  19. Stephen Curry Picks James Harden over Russell Westbrook for NBA MVP

    The race for the NBA 's Most Valuable Player award is as heated as ever this season, but the two-time defending winner has announced his preference...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 48,654 reads 0 comments

  20. Russell Westbrook Passes Wilt for 2nd-Most Triple-Doubles in Single Season

    Fact: Russell Westbrook recorded his 32nd triple-double of the season in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 112-104 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday, passing Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most triple-doubles in a single season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 15 days ago 7,937 reads 0 comments

  21. Russell Westbrook Passes Wilt Chamberlain for 2nd-Most Triple-Doubles in Season

    Russell Westbrook 's historic 2016-17 season passed another milestone Saturday, as he recorded his 32nd triple-double in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 112-104 win over the Utah Jazz at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 69,722 reads 0 comments

  22. Awards? Spurs Couldn't Care Less, but Kawhi Leonard Still Might Win MVP

    SAN ANTONIO – Stepping to a microphone at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium in 1996 to accept the Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder famously dismissed the very notion of awards for art of any sort...

    Mike Monroe Written by Mike Monroe about 18 days ago 30,560 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Award Predictions with 1 Month Remaining in 2016-17 Season

    Can you feel it, folks? The winter ice is thawing, veteran players are resting and bad teams are tanking left and right. It must be the stretch run of the 2016-17 NBA season. There's still plenty to be decided between now and mid-April...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 18 days ago 162,461 reads 1 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 10 College Basketball Programs by Their Current NBA Talent

    Cutting down the nets is overrated.* This is the title every collegiate basketball program really wants.** Throughout the 2016-17 season, players from 117 different colleges have suited up at the sport's highest level...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 19 days ago 136,636 reads 0 comments

  25. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Russell Westbrook's MVP Candidacy Is Least of OKC's Worries

    In between marveling at Russell Westbrook 's MVP candidacy and the Oklahoma City Thunder's enduring dalliance with relevance following Kevin Durant 's departure, we should probably find some time to worry about the team's future...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 20 days ago 25,835 reads 0 comments