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Fear the Sword
Kyrie Irving wins tournament MVP as Team USA wins gold at FIBA World Cup
There was a considerable number of people who didn't think Kyrie Irving deserved to be on Team USA for the FIBA World Cup. Whether they were right or not, he made the team.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Swarm and Sting
Team USA vs. Serbia: FIBA Gold-Medal game preview
Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The United States bench reacts during the second half of a game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Well, there's only one game left for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, and that is the Gold-Medal match against Serbia.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Why a Healthy Westbrook Means Thunder's Best Record Ever
May 13, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul during the fourth quarter in game five of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Last season the Oklahoma City Thunder rode on the back of Kevin Durant to win 59 games.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Reliability is key for Jeremy Lamb
Jan 22, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb shoots against San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports After two less than stellar seasons in a Thunder uniform, Jeremy Lamb has a chance to change the minds of Thunder fans who are still upset over the trade that sent James Harden to Houston in return for the young guard, along with other assets.
Oklahoma City Thunder: Is Kevin Durant's homecoming inevitable?
When he announced via a letter in Sports Illustrated that he planned on returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers team he had publicly spurned four years earlier to form a power trio with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, Cavs fans that had once burned his jersey rejoiced. It was a crazy turnaround from the entire fan base, from owner Dan Gilbert to the youngest fan.
Hang Time: No More Waiting?
The regular season will only be a few weeks old when the ballots will go out for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Most of the voters won't even have to think about the first handful of names they'll fill in: LeBron James.
Biggest Adjustments OKC Thunder Must Make This Coming Season
The Oklahoma City Thunder have made some under-the-radar personnel moves this offseason, but they must look within to get back to the NBA 's biggest stage. That OKC was so close to the NBA Finals last year is more indicative of the unnatural talent of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook ;there are many things that can be improved.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Duncan one of four to earn 90 ratings in NBA 2K15
The makers of the popular NBA 2K video game series have been releasing individual player ratings in the lead-up to the release of their latest edition on Oct. 7. In doing so they teased that four players have been pegged in the 90s. Two are pretty easy to guess.
Did the FIBA Competition Help Or Hinder Serge Ibaka?
Before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup got underway, Russell Westbrook announced that he would not be participating. After an injury interrupted season, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard was clearly determined to get his body right, recovery from the knee surgeries and find some form in readiness for the upcoming NBA season.
Pounding the Rock
Spurs NBA2K15 rankings leaked
In this year's game there are four players that received an overall rating of 90 or higher. One of those four is a Spur and it's not Tony Parker.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
The Stamford Daily Voice
New Canaan Country School Honors Stamford Student Who Died Of Cancer
Kyle's family, from left, at a private family ceremony: grandmother, Beryl Mclean; uncle, Steve Mclean; father, Walter Markes Jr.; Kyle's sister, Kayone Markes; mother, Jackque Mclean-Markes; and grandfather, Walter Markes Sr. New Canaan Country School named a basketball court after Kyle A. Markes, a Grade 6 student at the school who died in December from cancer. New Canaan Country School Head of Middle School Kirsten Rosolen and Jackque Mclean-Markes share in the opening of Kyle's Court.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
How Much Will Reggie Jackson Be Worth to OKC Thunder as a Free Agent?
There's a talented guard currently in a bench role who might want something more than what he has right now. More playing time, more of a substantial role on the team and, yes, probably more money.
Okc Thunder: Meet the man who owns every pair of Kevin Durant's signature 'KD VI' colorways
Chris McCord wandered into the House of Hoops at Penn Square Mall with no intentions of purchasing anything.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
NBA2K15: Will Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook be rated 90+?
It has been rumored that only four players in the new installment of the NBA2K franchise will be rated over 90. Which makes you start to think just who will be the lucky four? NBA2K15 isn't far away from being released, but fans are being treated to little tidbits of information every few days or so, to keep gamers enthused and to let them know ... (more)
Kevin Durant staying with Nike
Nike spokesman Heter Myers confirmed that Durant will remain with the shoe giant.
USA sails past New Zealand for easy 98-71 win behind Anthony Davis, Kenneth Faried
Since a lot of big men stayed away from Team USA this summer - Kevin Love , Kevin Durant , LaMarcus Aldridge among them - the American squad on paper looked perimeter oriented.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nike Wise To Match Under Armour Contract For Kevin Durant
With hip-hop mogul Jay-Z seemingly running the endorsement show for his most high-profile client, Kevin Durant , Nike was not ready to be upstaged by a financial coup d'etat from rival sporting giant Under Armour .
Thunder Threats: The Los Angeles Clippers
May 11, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook race toward the ball in game four of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Kevin Durant reportedly will stay with Nike over Under Armour
The Thunder star will pass up the appeal of the rising Baltimore apparel company to stay with the giant that's served him well thus far.
New York Daily News
Nike outbids Under Armour for Kevin Durant in reported mega-deal
MAY 31: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Chesapeake Arena on May 31, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.