1. The NBA Journeyman: The Saga of Players That Never Found a Home

    When the subject of the top journeymen in the NBA comes up, the first player that comes to mind is probably Jim Jackson. Jackson changed jerseys a whopping 12 times over a 14-year career...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 5,289 reads 18 comments

  2. Blake Griffin Gets Tossed, But The LA Lakers Still Lost

    In what is becoming one of the most bitter rivalries in all of basketball, Blake Griffin kept his double double streak alive at 26 games, and propelled the Los Angeles Clippers ...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 537 reads 2 comments

  3. How the Oklahoma City Thunder Can Beat Their Nemesis, the Dallas Mavericks

    The Oklahoma City lost to the Dallas Mavericks last night at the OKC Arena by a score of 103-93 in what has become a bitter cross-state rivalry between two Western Conference teams...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 368 reads 1 comments

  4. The Greatest Player in NBA History: Why Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Deserves the Title

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar deserves the title of being the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball in my opinion for one reason alone: his implementation and later perfection of the sky hook shot...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 2,132 reads 54 comments

  5. NBA Infamous Battles: A Countdown of the Top Brawls In History

    The NBA has long been referred to as a non-contact sport, but true NBA fans know that this is so far from the truth...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 3,771 reads 1 comments

  6. OKC Thunder Vs. New Orleans Hornets: The NBA's Proverbial Grudge Match

    When the Oklahoma City Thunder laces up their sneakers to play the New Orleans Hornets , it becomes a game of old vs. new. Oklahoma City's first love in NBA Basketball, The New Orleans Hornets vs...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 550 reads 6 comments

  7. Kevin Durant's Semi-Shooting Slump and What It Will Take To Fix It Fast

    A funny thing is happening right now to Oklahoma City Thunder superstar forward Kevin Durant. He is leading the league in scoring at 27.3 points per game, despite having one of the lowest shooting percentages from the field (...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 1,395 reads 2 comments

  8. NBA's 20 Most Underrated Players, Starring OKC Thunder Forward Jeff Green

    All Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jeff Green does in every game is come through in the clutch and provide solid leadership to a young team...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 4,331 reads 26 comments

  9. Blake Griffin Is Worth Price of Admission Regardless of Clippers' Record

    With just 15 games into the NBA season, one thing is for certain: Blake Griffin is the most exciting player in the league, bar none...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 640 reads 4 comments

  10. Oklahoma City Thunder: Serge Ibaka Is Key in Their Pursuit of a Championship

    People, let me introduce you to the key player in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's ability to go beyond the first round of the playoffs this year...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 801 reads 3 comments

  11. NBA: Countdown of the Best Nicknames Throughout League History

    Some of the best NBA Players to ever wear a basketball uniform already had a nickname when they entered the league. Many of them were already crowned as a "star" simply because they had a nice nickname...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 4,653 reads 5 comments

  12. LA Clipper Superstar Blake Griffin Has Record-Breaking Performance in Loss

    Los Angeles Clippers Rookie of the Year candidate Blake Griffin had a record-breaking performance on Saturday in a game against the the New York Knicks , but it was not enough ...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 952 reads 1 comments

  13. Oklahoma Sooners Roll to 82-52 Blowout Victory Over Texas Southern University

    The Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball team rolled to a 82-52 blowout victory over Texas Southern Thursday night at the Lloyd Noble Arena in Norman, Oklahoma...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 250 reads 0 comments

  14. Oklahoma City Thunder Defeats an Injury-Plagued Rockets Team 116-99

    The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated an injury-plagued Houston Rockets team 116-99 in front of a huge crowd at the Oklahoma City Arena Wednesday night, to push their season record to seven wins against four losses...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Enforcers: The Game's Best 'Trash Talkers' and 'Dirtiest' Players

    This is a note to every GM in the league: “If you are looking to enable your team to compete for an NBA Championships in the near future against great championship dynasties ...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 3,623 reads 14 comments

  16. Deron Williams' Crossover Dribble and the Art of "Breaking Ankles"

    Utah Jazz All-star guard Deron Williams has used the crossover dribble to embarrass opposing players. Sometimes, Williams' move is so prolific, it makes the other player just shake ...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 10,014 reads 2 comments

  17. Is It Time To Make the Dunk Count for Four Points Instead of Two?

    In basketball, the dunk has been around for a long time. It is a foregone conclusion that teams gain important momentum after the execution of a successful dunk shot...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 417 reads 7 comments

  18. Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin on the Same Team: It Almost Happened

    Most Oklahoma City Thunder fans' hearts skip a beat when they think about what might have been "IF" they had better odds of selecting Blake Griffin in the 2009 NBA Lottery and teaming him up with the likes of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 99 reads 27 comments

  19. Kevin Durant's "Shimmie-Shake" While Shooting a FT Is Unique and Effective

    If you have ever been to an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game, you probably wondered what superstar forward Kevin Durant was doing when he makes several little "shimmie-shakes" prior to launching a free-throw attempt...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 1,563 reads 4 comments

  20. 76ers vs. Thunder: Oklahoma City Wins Easily As KD and Westbrook Score 31 Each

    The Oklahoma City Thunder, fresh off of three days rest after a loss to the Celtics, were in control all of the way as they cruised to a 109-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers ...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  21. Oklahoma City Thunder PG Russell Westbrook Has a New Nickname: "Cat"

    Yes, folks, you heard it from me, first and foremost, right here and right now on Bleacher Report. I am officially giving OKC Thunder emerging superstar PG Russell Westbrook an official nickname...

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  22. Oklahoma City Thunder Woes This Year Can Be Solved By Playing Better Defense

    Fans of the Oklahoma City Thunder are flabbergasted over their terrible start this year, but there might be one remedy for turning this thing around before it's too late, and that, my friends, means playing better defense...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 248 reads 11 comments

  23. Kevin Durant Not Using His Famous "Rip Move" To Dominate Defenders

    After watching emerging superstar Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder develop a patented "rip" move that became a staple in his arsenal of scoring exploits, I have yet to see him use the move at all this year...

    Mike Aikins Written by Mike Aikins about over 3 years ago 1,052 reads 2 comments

  24. Kevin Durant And Thunder Lose "Favoritism" Rematch, Fall To Celtics 92-83

    Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were out to "settle a score" in a game against the Boston Celtics and forward Kevin Garnett, but it was not meant to be...

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  25. Oklahoma City Thunder Bounce Back: Beat Blazers in Overtime 107-106

    With less than 24 hours rest following a shocking defeat against the LA Clippers , the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back and defeated the Portland Trailblazers in overtime, by a score of 107-106, in front of a sold-out crowd of 20,611...

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