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Thunder notebook: Wayman Tisdale honored
Duncan takes over
Tim Duncan averaged 20 points and 12.7 rebounds in four games against the Thunder this season, but he turned in his best performance Tuesday night (25 points, 15 rebounds). Oklahoma City led much of the first three quarters before Duncan scored three baskets early in the fourth period to give the Spurs an 87-78 lead.
"He played a lot better this time,” said Thunder forward Jeff Green. "He came off a bad game against Cleveland, so we knew he would come in here and try to...
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Get well, Wayman
09/15/2008 Get well, Wayman.
The words are so simple, and yet, they are exactly what Wayman Tisdale needs right now.
Three weeks ago today, the basketball...
NBA players inspired by Wayman Tisdale’s courage
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Spurs 99, Thunder 89: OKC puts up a fight in loss
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10/22/2008 Wayman Tisdale hiked up his black gym shorts and showed off his prosthetic right leg.
His crimson and cream leg.
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