NBA Week 22 Recap: Harden, Durant, Nash and the Utah Jazz

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James Harden submits an MVP performance, Durant gets shut down, a legend retires and the Jazz emerge. Let’s take a look back at the week in the NBA. On Thursday night, the Rockets honored the team that won back-to-back titles 20 years ago. All the big names from those teams were there: Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Robert Horry, Otis Thorpe and Mario Elie. The crowd was … [Read more...]

OKC Thunder Shut Down Kevin Durant, Out Indefinitely

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Kevin Durant isn’t making the progress from a foot injury that Thunder officials had hoped for, and GM Sam Presti has announced that Durant will be shut down for the time being. Sam Presti says OKC has removed Kevin Durant from basketball-related activities. "He’s not making the progress that we hoped or expected." — Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) March 20, 2015 "We're going … [Read more...]

Russell Westbrook Unveils Jordan Westbrook 0 “Iridescent” (Photo)

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The Air Jordan Westbrook 0, Russell Westbrook's upcoming signature sneaker with Jordan Brand, won't release until the summer, but that doesn't stop the Oklahoma City Thunder star from showing them off. Westbrook unveiled them recently at a Jordan Brand event, sporting an "Iridescent" colorway. Take a look: What do you think? H/T: The Shoe Game … [Read more...]

Russell Westbrook Denies Lobbying for Triple-Double vs T-Wolves

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Russell Westbrook notched his sixth triple-double in eight games during Friday night's 113-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. However, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard was met with criticism because people thought he was lobbying for a 10th rebound to give him that triple-double. He was going to be left to watch the final couple minutes a single rebound short of a … [Read more...]