Spurs roll to 2-0 lead

May 22, 2014

Spurs roll to 2-0 lead

The San Antonio Spurs are cruising toward a return to the NBA Finals, and Oklahoma City looks powerless to slow them down without Serge Ibaka. Tony Parker scored 22 points, Danny Green made seven 3-pointers and added 21, and the Spurs used a dominant ...

Duncan leads Spurs in rout

May 20, 2014

Duncan leads Spurs in rout

The San Antonio Spurs were planning to attack the lane whether Oklahoma City big man Serge Ibaka was playing or not. The fact that the Thunder’s athletic defender was absent only made things easier for them. Tim Duncan scored 27 points and San Antonio ...

Ibaka out for postseason

May 17, 2014

Ibaka out for postseason

Oklahoma City defensive specialist Serge Ibaka is expected to miss the rest of the NBA playoffs because of a left calf injury. The 208-cm forward had an MRI on Friday, a day after the Thunder eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers and advanced to the ...

Thunder finish Clips, make Western finals

May 16, 2014

Thunder finish Clips, make Western finals

When the Oklahoma City Thunder were down by 16 points and struggling to make any shot early in Game 6, they looked all but ready to fold up and head home for a series-deciding finale. Instead, Kevin Durant shouldered the Thunder and carried them ...

Thunder stun Clips

May 14, 2014

Thunder stun Clips

Russell Westbrook finished off Oklahoma City’s stunning comeback. Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes he should never have had the chance. Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 ...

Clippers overcome large deficit, Durant's 40 to win

May 12, 2014

Clippers overcome large deficit, Durant's 40 to win

After being thoroughly outplayed for over 40 minutes, the Los Angeles Clippers fought back. Leading the way was a player not known for coming up big in the clutch. Darren Collison scored eight of his 18 points in the final 2:58, rallying the Clippers ...

Hot-shooting Thunder sink Clippers

May 10, 2014

Hot-shooting Thunder sink Clippers

Neither team budged through three tight quarters. Then the Thunder went to a smaller lineup in the fourth and the Clippers’ defense shriveled. Oklahoma City couldn’t be stopped in the final 12 minutes and went on to a 118-112 victory Friday night to take ...

Thunder tie up series at 1-1

May 8, 2014

Thunder tie up series at 1-1

Kevin Durant stood before his adoring home crowd, proudly holding his MVP trophy above his head during a pregame ceremony. He spent the next few hours showing how he earned it. Durant had 32 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City ...

Durant named MVP

May 7, 2014

Durant named MVP

Kevin Durant has plenty of NBA scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them. The Oklahoma City Thunder star received the league’s top individual honor on Tuesday, earning 119 first-place votes. Miami’s LeBron James, who won the last two ...

Paul buries eight 3s, controls tempo in Game 1 rout

May 6, 2014

Paul buries eight 3s, controls tempo in Game 1 rout

Chris Paul got the best of Russell Westbrook in a matchup of two of the league’s best point guards. Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Thunder 122-105 Monday night in Game 1 ...

Durant, OKC force Game 7

May 2, 2014

Durant, OKC force Game 7

Kevin Durant insisted the Thunder facing elimination was all the motivation he needed. Thanks to the NBA’s best scorer, the Thunder remain alive and can finish off the Memphis Grizzlies back in Oklahoma City. Durant scored 36 points to break out of a slump, ...

Griffin leads way for Clips

Apr 25, 2014

Griffin leads way for Clips

Chris Paul pounded his chest and shouted toward the Golden State Warriors’ bench. Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan high-fived, and the Los Angeles Clippers soaked in the silence of the once-roaring, gold-shirt wearing crowd as they walked off the court together. The sound of ...