Kevin Durant’s Basketball Never Stops Spot
October 31, 2011
Here is Kevin Durant’s latest Nike commercial, which we first reported in The Oklahoman last Friday was coming down the pipeline. It’s a great concept and was executed flawlessly. But that’s what we’ve come to expect from Nike ads.
This one is especially cool because it’s got a shot of the actual... Read More
Why The 2011-12 NBA Schedule Is Worthless
October 26, 2011
Howard Beck of The New York Times has reported what many of us have whispered and assumed for weeks.
The 2011-12 NBA schedule no longer means a thing.
The NBA is expected to continue canceling regular season games in two-week chunks, with the next round of cuts possibly coming today. But it’s all a formality.... Read More
Michael Beasley Says What You’re Thinking
October 24, 2011
It was only a matter of time.
At some point, you knew a player was going to come out and speak his mind.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley on Sunday did just that about the stalemate between players and owners in the NBA’s labor dispute. After talks between the two sides broke off last week,... Read More
James Harden Popping Bottles
October 21, 2011
I share this story at the risk of perpetuating an already well-established stereotype of NBA players.
But this image of James Harden popping bottles is too good to ignore.
In a story examining how clubs have become dependent on marked up bottles of liquor, Harden, of all people, somehow manages to become the... Read More
Tim Tebow Trumps Kevin Durant For Mag Cover
October 19, 2011
In September, I told you Kevin Durant was scheduled to be featured in an issue of ESPN The Magazine this month.
I also reported that Durant would receive the cover.
As it turned out, only the first of those two things actually happened.
And it might just have been because Tim Tebow was announced as... Read More
Russell Westbrook: The NBA’s 15th Best Player?
October 14, 2011
By now, you probably have seen ESPN.com’s complete player ranking of the entire NBA.
Now is perhaps when it gets most interesting to Oklahoma City Thunder fans. While it was slightly intriguing to watch where certain Thunder players landed like Eric Maynor (157), Thabo Sefolosha (134), Nick Collison (115),... Read More
Thabo Sefolosha To Sign With Turkish Club
October 11, 2011
The Oklahoma City Thunder has temporarily lost its second player to an overseas club.
Starting shooting guard Thabo Sefolosha has agreed to play in Turkey. A Swiss television network first reported the deal Tuesday night. Sefolosha’s agent, Guy Zucker, confirmed the report to The Oklahoman.
Sefolosha will... Read More
Reggie Jackson Going To Work
October 10, 2011
This video’s been out for awhile, but it’s worth posting now. If nothing else, it’ll help take your mind off all this lockout nonsense. So enjoy while you can.
The thing that impresses me the most so far about rookie Reggie Jackson, the Thunder’s 21st overall pick, is his confidence. It oozes out of him.... Read More
Byron Mullens Leaves Greece, Returns To The States
October 09, 2011
Byron Mullens has returned to the states.
The Oklahoma City Thunder center who last month signed with the Greek basketball club Panionios had a change of heart and decided to come back home.
“Felt out of the loop not being with my team here,” Mullens said via text message after landing in Ohio on Sunday... Read More
Kevin Durant’s tattoo you: OKC gets the best “ink” of all
October 05, 2011
In a video he posted on You Tube, Thunder star Kevin Durant explains his reasoning behind getting tattoos on his chest and back.
Durant obviously put a lot of thought into his tats. Each carries a special meaning. “My tattoos are just not there to be there,” Durant said. “They’re something... Read More
Support Kevin Durant’s “Million Twitter March”
October 05, 2011
Kevin Durant’s following on Twitter has more than tripled since the two-time NBA scoring champ arrived in Oklahoma City in July of 2008.
At the moment, he is roughly 40,000 followers short of 1 million, a mark reached by only eight other NBA players, two of whom are... Read More
Power Lunch: Chat with Darnell Mayberry
October 03, 2011
Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder/NBA writer Darnell Mayberry
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