Kyrie vs. Russell. Love vs. Ibaka. But no LeBron James. The Oklahoma City Thunder takes on the red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Follow our live coverage with Darnell Mayberry, Anthony Slater and more from around the web.
Kevin Durant entered the season claiming that the title of best player in the world is now a conversation. From USA TODAY… I feel as though I’m always consistent with what I do. I put in the work. And being the best player (in the NBA) is (now) a conversation. If you go out today […]
Kevin Durant is four games into his return from a seven-week absence caused by a cracked bone in his foot, and while he has shown no signs of setbacks the risk of further injury has been a common question each step of the way. Durant even admitted following Wednesday’s practice that he had...
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Both are problem areas the Thunder hoped it was beyond coming into this season yet things that now are in danger of becoming commonplace with the Thunder in a hole and needing to win by any means necessary just to clinch a playoff berth.
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in 2004.
Mayberry joined The Oklahoman’s sports staff in 2005 after a year at the Akron Beacon Journal, where he covered the University of Akron men’s basketball team, high schools and recruiting. Since arriving at The Oklahoman, Mayberry has become the leading authority on the NBA as the only traveling media member and the only reporter to cover every NBA game ever played in Oklahoma City.
He served as the paper’s beat writer on the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets from 2005-07, broke the news of the Seattle SuperSonics’ settlement negotiations with the City of Seattle in the summer of 2008, a development that allowed the team to relocate to Oklahoma, and has covered the Thunder since the franchise’s inception.
Mayberry and his wife, Courtney, were married in 2010 and live in Oklahoma City.