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Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) shoots the ball during game five of the Western Conference semifinals between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA basketball playoffs at Oklahoma City Arena in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Why Kevin Durant and the Thunder are better prepared for Memphis' defensive pressure

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During last year’s season series, Kevin Durant and the Thunder got their first taste of life without Westbrook. And with only one established perimeter threat, Memphis was able to sic Tony Allen on Durant and ratchet up the stress level behind him.

Barry Switzer to preside over Oklahoma Senior Follies — but you won't catch him performing

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Barry Switzer will preside over the show, sitting on a throne. He won’t perform. The Senior Follies is intended to reinvigorate the senior community and raise money for Mobile Meals of Oklahoma County.

Kendrick Perkins ready to meet Memphis again

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Thunder big man knows his role involves physical play in the paint against Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.

How Serge Ibaka spent his offseason getting ready for the Grizzlies' Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph

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Marc Gasol definitely got the better of that matchup during the playoffs last season. While he and Randolph switched off defensively on Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins, the Memphis bigs often helped each other and doubled up when Ibaka had the ball.

Can Memphis' Mike Miller reprise his role as Thunder killer?

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In one of the most unlikely performances in NBA Finals history, Mike Miller shot the Thunder’s lights out, scoring 23 points and making seven of his eight 3s during a Game 5 blowout that sealed the Heat’s 2012 NBA Championship.

Tuttle board accepts football coach Philip Koons' resignation

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About 50 people crowded into the Tuttle administration building, many of them in support of Philip Koons, who won 205 games and two state championships in 21 years at Tuttle.

Berry Tramel

Welcome to the NBA playoffs, where familiarity...

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COMMENTARY — The Thunder and Grizzlies open their playoff series on Saturday night. By the series’ end, they’re bound to...

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Jenni Carlson

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kiss Cam couple's place...

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As the NBA Playoffs begin, Oklahoma City Thunder fans are hoping to spend many nights together over the coming weeks at The...

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Ed Godfrey

Vintage guns featured at OKC shooting contest

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The Oklahoma City Gun Club will be the site of The Oklahoma Games this week, a national shooting match sponsored by the...

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Mel Bracht

Media: NBA playoff announcer assignments

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Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown, Heather Cox (reporter), ESPN.

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