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Oklahoma City Thunder: Grant Hill interviews Kevin Durant for segment on Saturday's 'NBA Inside Stuff'

Grant Hill said he was thrilled to learn that NBA MVP Kevin Durant wore his jersey while growing up.
Oklahoman Published: May 8, 2014

“After seeing it and all the talk about it, I knew the next day they would come out and play well,” Hill said. “I said the Clippers have no chance because that kind of experience you have a glimpse of the atmosphere and the connection those guys have and it was almost like a team bonding, a galvanizing experience for the team.”

The “NBA Inside Stuff” episode also includes a Mother’s Day segment that features five moms of players and former players, including Lucille O’Neal (Shaq’s mother) and Jolina Wade (Dwyane’s mother).

Short takes

•Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and reporter Doris Burke will call Game 4 of the Thunder-Clippers series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on ABC. The crew also called Game 3.

•The Trail Blazers-Spurs telecast Thursday night on ESPN2 set an NBA playoffs ratings record for the network with a 2.8.

•ESPN’s NFL draft telecast Thursday set records with 9.9 million viewers and a 6.1 rating, up 49 percent from last year.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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