Category: NBA News

Russell Westbrook withdraws from 2016 Olympics

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook issued the following statement on his decision to withdraw from the 2016 Olympics:  “After speaking with my family, I have decided to not participate in this year’s Olympics. This was not an easy decision, as representing my country at the World Championships in 2010 and the Olympics in 2012 ...

The NBA Finals should offer more!!

"The NBA needs to consider restructuring the NBA playoffs. These aren't the two best teams in the NBA and I'm convinced that OKC-Golden State should've been the NBA Finals. Far more entertaining." A tweet I sent out after another sub-par performance by the Cleveland Cavaliers. It's simple. The Golden State Warriors are just better than ...

Stop the madness! OKC is Kevin’s most logical choice

Uh, I never said that. That's not who I am. Whatever this thing entails I'm willing to take it head on, but I'm...I'm not that kind of person. Like I said the two most important things to me, is being around great people, and having fun playing basketball. So all the other stuff that comes ...

Who’s to blame for OKC’s Game 5 loss?

Oklahoma City's stars weren't efficient, but Golden State's were. Kevin and Russel shot a poor, 38.9 percent from the field against Golden State in Game 5. You may argue that Kevin didn’t have a bad game and I wouldn’t necessarily disagree, but 40 points off 38.7 percent shooting isn’t great. He’s lucky he was a ...

Facts you may not know following Game 4.

Hopefully, it's known by now that the Oklahoma City Thunder won Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals to go up 3-1 over the defending champion, Golden State Warriors. Game 5 will be Thursday in Oakland at 8 p.m. CT. Here are some facts following Game 4 that you may not be aware of. In ...

The complexion of the series has changed!

Indeed, it has. The Thunder had a 21.5 percent chance to defeat the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. Not a great chance at all, but after winning Game 1 at Golden State, the odds significantly increased to 42.7 percent. Things look great for Oklahoma City because they already stole a game on the road, ...

How Oklahoma City will beat Golden State

You'd call me insane if I said the Oklahoma City Thunder have a decent chance of beating the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals wouldn't you? By the numbers, that statement may indeed be insane. Good thing the NBA is about matchups!..and this just so happens to be a bad matchup for the ...