Even with Russell Westbrook out of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s line-up, the Houston Rockets still don’t stand much of a chance of coming back from 3-0 down to win their best-of-seven series against the Western Conference’s top-ranked team. But they can at least make things interesting with a few victories, and they got one [...]
Words By AJ Russell Westbrook’s absence could go down as the single biggest factor in the 2013 NBA Playoffs. No, in losing to Houston 105-103, the Thunder don’t have to [...]
The imminent fear engulfing the Oklahoma City Thunder is what can the team accomplish without its other star, Russell Westbrook. Nothing could have been more emblematic of that worry than the last 12.1 seconds of the Thunder’s 105-103 Game 4 loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday. Show More Summary
'Those look like my momma's curtains' - Charles Barkley
There sure are a lot of good vibes floating around in the NBA today, aren't there? We've got Jason Collins bravely opening up about his homosexuality, the Kings staying in Sacramento, and Metta World Peace talking about his Cookie Monster outfit. So let's keep the positivity flowing! Read more...
Just 72 hours ago, Oklahoma City Thunder fans' dream of getting back to the NBA Finals was alive and well. The Thunder gained an impressive, gritty win over the Rockets and took the series lead to 2-0. Russell Westbrook came out in the...Show More Summary
A season-ending knee injury has left Kevin Durant without teammate Russell Westbrook. Starsky no longer has Hutch. Lee has lost Carter. Jack has lost Reggie. Durant has lost Westbrook on a mission that will likely take him from Oklahoma City to Miami (in all likelihood) in pursuit of an NBA Championship. Show More Summary
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley, the guy who injured Russell Westbrook, is now so hated in Oklahoma City that he's receiving death threats from the Thunder's ball boy.
The Houston Rockets find themselves trailing 3-0 to the reigning Western Conference champions, and with Russell Westbrook out, a window had seemingly opened for the young team to sneak out with an improbable victory. The problem for Kevin McHale's squad is that their defense still isn't strong enough. Show More Summary
He was a relative unknown prior to the first round of this year's NBA Playoffs. But now Patrick Beverley is in the news for all the wrong reasons, at least if you ask Oklahoma City Thunder fans. The Houston Rockets guard snuck in to try and steal the ball from Russell Westbrook in Game 2 of his team's series late last week... Show More Summary
In Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets, the Oklahoma City Thunder were without Russell Westbrook for the first time since coming to OKC. Though Westbrook is often scrutinized for ball hogging or spotlight...Show More Summary
Kevin Durant felt strange playing without injured All-Star Russell Westbrook for the first time in Game 3 against the Houston Rockets.
Russell Westbrook has a torn lateral meniscus and is out for the season. The Oklahoma City Thunder were without him for the first time since they were the Thunder. Because they’ ve never been without him, it’s been easy to nitpick his game, ignore what he brings and diminish his value. Show More Summary
NBA player Patrick Beverley received death threats from an Oklahoma City Thunder ball boy following Russell Westbrook’s injury on Wednesday night. Westbrook suffered a season ending injury on Wednesday night when Beverley lunged for a steal during the Thunder’s game against the Rockets. Beverley has been criticized by some for making a dangerous play on [...]Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder reached the NBA Finals last season with a "Big Four" consisting of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and James Harden. Now, they're down to just a Big Two, which barely merits such a nickname. Harden is wearing the other team's uniform and Westbrook has been lost to injury. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder suffered a huge blow to their championship chances when Russell Westbrook was declared done for the season. However, even without the superstar point guard, the team is destined for an NBA Finals appearance....Show More Summary
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley allegedly received death threats via Twitter from Oklahoma City Thunder ball boy Mitchell Brown after Game 2, according to the Houston Chronicle. Thunder star Russell Westbrook suffered a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee in Game 2 when Beverley lunged at him attempting for a steal. Show More Summary
OKC takes a 3-0 series lead.
The Oklahoma City Thunder lost Russell Westbrook for the entirety of the playoffs with a torn meniscus, but Kevin Durant showed Saturday that the loss doesn't necessarily mean Oklahoma City's playoff run will be a short one. For more...Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder survived a late scare in their first game without All-Star Russell Westbrook to beat the Houston Rockets 104-101 and take a 3-0 lead in the playoff series Saturday night in Houston. Kevin Durant scored 41 points, tying his record for most points in a playoff game. Show More Summary