Oklahoma City Thunder
The Thunder say defensive standout Serge Ibaka may not be lost for the playoffs, after all, and could be available for Game 3 on Sunday.
The San Antonio Spurs are rolling toward a return to the NBA Finals, and Oklahoma City looks powerless to slow them down without Serge Ibaka.
Tim Duncan had 27 points and the Spurs took advantage of Serge Ibaka’s absence to score more than half their points in the paint, beating the Thunder 122-105 Monday night
Durant, the league’s MVP, said there’s more to San Antonio’s success than some mythical fountain of youth. It starts with the genius of Gregg Popovich, the league’s Coach of the Year.
For the 13th time in 14 years, the Dallas Mavericks are in the NBA playoffs. The final three days of the season will decide their first round opponent.
Dirk Nowitzki scored seven of his 32 points in overtime, and had 10 rebounds and six assists, leading the Mavs to a 128-119 victory over the Thunder on Tuesday night.
Shawn Marion scored 19 points, Vince Carter added 18 points, and the Mavs rolled past Oklahoma City 109-86, ending a seven-game regular season losing streak to the Thunder.
Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow at the head of Thunder center Steven Adams on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 assists, and Russell Westbrook scored 22 points as Oklahoma City pulled away in the second half for a 107-93 victory over Dallas on Wednesday night.
The NBA season was barely over for two weeks, and the Houston Rockets found themselves in another heated competition to gain ground in the Western Conference.
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will miss the first 4-6 weeks of the NBA season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins has been arrested after his girlfriend told police he attacked her in front of their 2-year-old son.