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Jayson Tatum sparks Celtics past winless Thunder

Basketball / NBA Oct 26, 2018

Jayson Tatum sparks Celtics past winless Thunder

Kyrie Irving was overthinking how to fit in. He missed last season's playoffs after left knee surgery, and because the Boston Celtics reached the Eastern Conference finals without him, he was cautious when he returned this season. Once he relaxed and started having fun, everything flowed. Jayson ...

Kei Hirata earns second shot with Thunder Girls

Basketball / NBA | HOOP SCOOP Aug 11, 2018

Kei Hirata earns second shot with Thunder Girls

by Ed Odeven

Passion is something that younger and older generations can both detect immediately. After all, it's either there or it isn't. When elementary school students encouraged Kei Hirata to return to cheerleading overseas, their support inspired her. She decided to pursue her passion once again. Now, almost a ...

Basketball / NBA Aug 7, 2018

Seattle to host first NBA game since Sonics left a decade ago

Seattle will host its first NBA game since the Seattle SuperSonics left town after the 2007-08 season and moved to Oklahoma City, the Golden State Warriors announced on Monday when they released their full preseason schedule. Kevin Durant, who played his rookie season in Seattle, ...

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, waiver likely

Basketball / NBA Jul 20, 2018

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, waiver likely

Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. A person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press the Thunder are sending Anthony and a 2022 protected first-round pick to Atlanta in exchange for Hawks guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. Anthony will be waived ...

Russell Westbrook leads Thunder to eighth straight victory

Basketball / NBA Jan 29, 2018

Russell Westbrook leads Thunder to eighth straight victory

The Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers aren't even in the same conference, yet they played as though they were longtime rivals. Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, Paul George added 31, and Oklahoma City beat Philadelphia 122-112 on Sunday night for its eighth straight victory. The game was ...

Thunder star Paul George drops 42 on Clippers

Basketball / NBA Nov 11, 2017

Thunder star Paul George drops 42 on Clippers

This was the Paul George that Thunder fans had been waiting for. George scored 42 points and Oklahoma City snapped a four-game losing streak with a 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. It was George's highest scoring performance since joining the Thunder ...

Kanter lashes out over Turkish arrest warrant

Basketball / NBA May 27, 2017

Kanter lashes out over Turkish arrest warrant

Enes Kanter, the Turkish NBA star whose home country has revoked his passport, on Friday expressed disdain on social media at reports that Turkey's government had issued a warrant for his arrest. "You can't catch me. Don't waste your breath. I will come on my ...

Beverley, Harden lead Rockets over Thunder

Basketball / NBA Apr 17, 2017

Beverley, Harden lead Rockets over Thunder

Although James Harden is Houston's undisputed star, he can't top Russell Westbrook entirely on his own. As is so often the case, Patrick Beverley was there for support Sunday night. Harden scored 37 points to outshine Westbrook, and the Rockets pulled away in the third quarter ...