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Westbrook stuck to his promise in Game 3

After Oklahoma City’s Game 2 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, everyone pointed the finger at Russell Westbrook who played one of his worst games of the season. After that performance, in his postgame interview, he took full responsibility for the Thunder dropping the game and promised he would do better on Friday night in […]

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Lakers trading Russell resembles OKC and Harden

The Los Angeles Laker traded D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mosgov and a draft pick to the Brooklyn Nets at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 regular season. Trade talks were already active regarding the 20-year-old Russell, but after the storied “snitching” incident involving his then teammate, Nick Young, the Lakers almost needed to do so to keep […]

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Portland vs. OKC Game 1: Fix slow start, shooting, OKC will be fine

A near-historically bad shooting performance for the Thunder, while giving up 39 points in the first quarter to the Portland Trail Blazers nearly ended in a Game 1 comeback victory for OKC in the Moda Center. The narrative coming into this NBA playoff series has been that OKC is the better team, and even after […]

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Inconsistencies may cost the Thunder

It has come down to the final two games of the season to determine the Western Conference playoff seeding and the Thunder, have found themselves fighting for a spot in the bottom half of the playoff race. The sixth through eighth seed is up for grabs right now, with the fifth seed being an unlikely […]

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Thunder are lost and it starts at the top

The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost their identity, and with eight games remaining in the regular season, a miraculous turnaround is looking increasingly less likely. With OKC’s tough closing schedule, seeing the Memphis Grizzlies on their schedule was highly anticipated because it meant an easy win. When the news broke that both Mike Conely and […]

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Loyalty or the Ring

When Russell Westbrook finishes his career will he just be a one team player who decided to be loyal or will he chase the ultimate goal and become an NBA champion? In a perfect world, Russell Westbrook would be the Dirk Nowitzki of his generation. Westbrook would go on and destroy a super team on […]

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Rematch in Toronto, Thunder return to form

After losing four-straight games, one of which coming from the Toronto Raptors in Oklahoma City, the Thunder traveled to Toronto for payback, two days later. Wednesday night, the Thunder shot horribly, didn’t defend Toronto well, thus allowing too much of a contribution from Toronto’s role players. On Friday night, things seemed to be a little […]

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