To the editor: When a bureaucrat begins an argument about technology with a completely irrelevant sports analogy —in this case, the trading away by the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder of two superstars as a way to avoid the league’s salary cap — you can be confident he’s trying to flimflam you. (“Why...
Great news for Russell Westbrook... he finally found a superstar willing to help him out... Lil Wayne, who brought Brodie up onstage to turn up in Oklahoma city Thursday night. The Thunder were smacked from the playoffs by the Rockets earlier…
Memphis can’t survive without Conley on the floor in their first-round series, which is just like Westbrook. You might think no team this postseason could rely as heavily on their star point guard as much as the Oklahoma City Thunder relied on Russell Westbrook, but think again. Show More Summary
Russell Westbrook needs more help. But what kind?
Shop till they drop! As we reported, on Tuesday evening, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were spotted courtside at the Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder game where sources say they "definitely looked like a couple." The next day, the KUWTK star and the musician continued their love affair with a trip to The Galleria in Houston! Related: [...]
In 2012, Kevin Durant, James Harden and Russell Westbrook — all age 23 or younger — led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the NBA finals. But that team never got a chance to compete for another title, because the Thunder traded Harden away for fear that having three superstars would, someday, create...
The day after the most extraordinary season of his career was apparently too soon for Russell Westbrook to start pondering his contract future with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
When you’re up 3-1, you can afford to have a bit of a sense of humor when game time comes around. The Houston Rockets, noted rivals of the Oklahoma City Thunder, decided to show them just how confident they were that they would close out the series by wearing all black—presumably for the Thunder’s “funeral” […]
The Houston Rockets eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder with a Game 5 victory on Tuesday night. However, the victory may end up being a costly one for team owner Leslie Alexander. With the ball live during the final 15 seconds of the first quarter, Alexander got up out of his courtside seat at Houston’s Toyota […]
The Houston Rockets finished off the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 105-99 Game 5 victory on Tuesday night, bringing Russsell Westbrook‘s historic season to an unceremonious end. Westbrook didn’t go down without a fight, though. And I’m not talking about his 47 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists. Midway through the fourth quarter, with the […]
Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated by the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. The MVP candidate went out in (...)
His historic season has come to an end. The Oklahoma City Thunder are the latest team to be eliminated from the 2017 NBA playoffs. The Thunder fell Tuesday night to Houston in Game 5 of the series between the two teams. The Rockets will now move on to Round 2 after defeating the Thunder in five games. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter. The immaculate season of Russell Westbrook is over. The Houston Rockets, who are excellent, dispatched Westbrook's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1 to move on in the West. Westbrook left this season the way he lived it: scoring like a maniac and watching his bench give up a lead. Show More Summary
James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night and advance to the Western Conference semifinals
Houston won the first-round Western Conference playoff series, 4-1. Oklahoma City had plenty of chances late in Game 5, but it missed shot after shot.
James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. The Thunder head home a year after advancing to the Western Conference finals...
Westbrook sat for 46 minutes in this series. When he did, the Rockets outscored his teammates by 58 points. Russell Westbrook is the best player on the Oklahoma City Thunder, and it’s not cutting-edge basketball knowledge that they’ll...Show More Summary
After a grueling Game 4 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, there were a bevy of missed calls that both teams could point to that should have been called. Rockets GM Daryl Morey didn’t criticize the officials, but he did take to Twitter on Monday and posted a photo of OKC big man Steven Adams […]
Rarely does an offensive rebound off an intentionally flubbed free throw work, but Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Steven Adams and Russell Westbrook pulled it off and made the most of it. Read more...
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.