Cavs come up short minus LeBron

Dec 12, 2014

Cavs come up short minus LeBron

The Cleveland Cavaliers found out before Thursday’s game that they would be without LeBron James. They couldn’t have found a less sympathetic opponent. Oklahoma City, which struggled without injured stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant the first month of the season, took advantage of ...

Pelicans spoil Durant's return

Dec 3, 2014

Pelicans spoil Durant's return

Kevin Durant didn’t look rusty when he drove past Anthony Davis for a two-handed dunk, or when he fired off any of his three 3-pointers. The 27 points scored by the reigning NBA MVP in his comeback from a foot injury just wasn’t enough ...

Westbrook shines in return

Nov 29, 2014

Westbrook shines in return

The crowd roared when Russell Westbrook was introduced, and he gave Thunder fans what they had been anticipating for a month. Oklahoma City’s point guard scored 32 points in his first game back from a broken right hand, and the Thunder rolled past the ...

Conley's late 3 lifts Grizzlies over Thunder

Nov 8, 2014

Conley's late 3 lifts Grizzlies over Thunder

Even without injured stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City made the latest chapter of its rivalry with Memphis look like many of the previous ones. Oklahoma City’s Serge Ibaka missed what would have been a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, and Memphis ...

Durant not planning to rush return

Oct 22, 2014

Durant not planning to rush return

Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot. “I’ve been antsy since I got out of surgery,” he said Tuesday. ...

MVP Durant fractures foot

Oct 13, 2014

MVP Durant fractures foot

Kevin Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer of this decade and the reigning MVP, will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after fracturing a bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City star forward complained of an ache in his ...

Oct 11, 2014

Balanced attack lifts Oklahoma City

Anthony Morrow scored 21 points, Steven Adams and Jeremy Lamb added 19 apiece, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-109 on Friday. Reggie Jackson had 13 points before leaving early in the third quarter after landing hard on his right shoulder. ...

Spurs finish off Thunder despite losing Parker to injury

Jun 1, 2014

Spurs finish off Thunder despite losing Parker to injury

San Antonio fought off Father Time, the league MVP and an injury to its best player to return to the NBA Finals. The Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime Saturday night in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals to set ...

Duncan, Spurs hammer Thunder, take 3-2 series lead

May 30, 2014

Duncan, Spurs hammer Thunder, take 3-2 series lead

Back at home, this blowout went to the San Antonio Spurs. Now they can clinch their return to the NBA Finals on the road, where they are the ones taking the beatings in these wacky Western Conference finals. “This is the craziest series I’ve ...

Thunder level series

May 28, 2014

Thunder level series

Russell Westbrook delivered a championship-caliber effort Tuesday to get the Oklahoma City Thunder back on level terms in the Western Conference finals. Westbrook had 40 points, 10 assists and five steals in a 105-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 that leveled the ...

Ibaka's return ignites OKC

May 26, 2014

Ibaka's return ignites OKC

Serge Ibaka pointed to the sky, soaking in the cheers from the adoring home crowd moments before coming out of a game that just a few days earlier, he never imagined he could play. He scored 15 points in a dramatic return from what ...