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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Paul in a swapping of top point guards. The Thunder also are […]

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  DENVER (AP) — Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s 55-year-old record with his 42nd triple-double of the season Sunday, then he broke the Denver Nuggets’ hearts with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer for a 106-105 victory. That eliminated the Nuggets from playoff contention. Westbrook had 50 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in breaking Robertson’s record of […]

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The internet had a field day and discovered some of the former Oklahoma City Thunder player's old tweets and his BlackPlanet.

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant decided his best chance for “growth” means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the star-studded, record-setting Golden State Warriors and play alongside Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. In the most anticipated move of the NBA offseason, Durant announced his […]

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. A special, record-setting season saved for the defending champs, with a memorable comeback added to the long list of accomplishments. Splash Brothers Curry […]

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — “We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs. No, his Golden State Warriors are going back to Oklahoma City, after keeping their title reign and the winningest season in NBA history alive for at least one more game. Curry scored 31 points, […]

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Outside his locker room, first-year Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan received a round of handshakes and hugs for pulling off something no other team has this postseason. The Thunder beat the defending champs at Oracle Arena. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City dazzled in the fourth quarter the way the […]

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-99 on Thursday night to win the Western Conference semifinal series 4-2. Steven Adams had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Andre Roberson added 14 points for the Thunder. Oklahoma City lost […]

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The Oklahoma City Thunder responded to their Game 1 thumping. The Atlanta Hawks? Not so much. How each team shows up for Game 3 of their respective series on Friday night will likely go a long way toward defining just how long these matchups will last. The Thunder host the San Antonio Spurs four days […]

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters was likely thinking about tonight’s game against the L.A. Clippers when he got the call no one ever wants to get. His younger brother, Demetrious Pinckney, had been shot and killed Tuesday night in Philadelphia on a bloody day that left six dead. Philly.com reports: The bloodshed that stretched […]

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Energy tycoon Aubrey McClendon earned a reputation as a pioneer, backing new drilling technology, building Chesapeake Energy into one of the nation’s largest independent producers of natural gas and accumulating a fortune that helped him buy part of an NBA team. But McClendon also drew the scrutiny of federal investigators, who announced […]