Oklahoma City Thunder
The Memphis Grizzlies wouldn’t let Kevin Durant come through in the clutch for the second straight time. This was Mike Conley’s time to shine.
Kevin Durant’s go-ahead jumper with 11.1 seconds left to give the Thunder Game 1 over the Grizzlies on Sunday went essentially according to plan.
For the 10th consecutive time, the Mavs lost to the Thunder, on Sunday at the AAC by a score of 107-101. And for the fourth time in four meetings this season, the Mavs have failed to find ways to properly use leading scorers Dirk and Mayo against the Thunder. The numbers are stunning …
Dallas owner Mark Cuban says he is disappointed with how Derek Fisher left the Mavericks, only to eventually end up signing up the Oklahoma City last month.
Fisher went through his first practice with the Thunder on Tuesday after signing with Oklahoma City. He asked Dallas to waive him earlier this season so he could spend time with his family.
Rick Carlisle previewed Monday’s visit to Oklahoma City by saying, “‘we’ve got to know where the monsters are.”
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant had 19 points, and the Thunder beat the Mavs 112-91 on Monday night while avoiding a third straight OT game between the teams.
The Mavericks have “a heart of a champion,” said Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant, but his Thunder have the record to prove that they’re the better team.
Kevin Durant scored 40 points while Russell Westbrook added eight of his 16 points in overtime to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Dallas 111-105 on Thursday night for their 11th straight win at home.
Kevin Durant scored 18 points and James Harden added 16 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 88-66 preseason victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
As the clock ticks to October 31, the last day for extensions for the class of 2009, James Harden has made his position perfectly clear. He wants to stay in Oklahoma City.
There has always been a distinct humility about Kevin Durant. He’s always heaped praise on teammates and coaches and never himself. He’s always deflected questions about his superstardom to something else.