Oklahoma City Thunder: Blame the debacle on lack of offensive intensity – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comMiami’s LeBron James (6) and Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant (35) fight for position during a free throw in their NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami…

LeBron James sticks nose into Kevin Durant’s MVP party – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOKLAHOMA CITY — Before the Miami Heat’s regular-season revenge was even over, you just knew the narrative that surrounds the Oklahoma City Thunder would be swirling and growing like…

Heat Dominate Thunder, LeBron Hurt – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportLeBron James will play against Kevin Durant again on Thursday night, although the rest of the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder will be involved by rule. The Heat…

NBA championship odds – Title landscape takes on different shape post-break – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comKevin Durant has stepped up his game in the absence of point guard Russell Westbrook, and has the Thunder eyeing another trip to the Finals. By: Craig Williams | More…

Knicks in the playoffs? Five second-half NBA questions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith the NBA’s second half tipping off Tuesday night, USA TODAY Sports’ Sean Highkin examines five questions that must be answered over the next two months. WILL THE KNICKS…

The best of Kevin Durant from All-Star media day – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comKevin Durant spoke to the media for 38 minutes Friday as part of his media obligations at All-Star Weekend. He touched on a variety of topics, some of them serious,…

As NBA resumes, next James-Durant matchup nears – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS—LeBron James won’t assume the eventual date with Indiana that so many others expect. He definitely has another one with Kevin Durant—in just a few days.…

Signs of change in the NBA – ESPN

ESPNNEW ORLEANS — It felt like the opening scene in “The Godfather,” with people requesting audiences with Don Corleone during his daughter’s wedding. Kevin Durant made his way toward an…

Kevin Durant, Thunder send Lakers to record 7th straight home loss – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — For three quarters, the Los Angeles Lakers tempted the sellout crowd at Staples Center into believing they would pull off one of the most improbable upsets of…

Kevin Durant brings promise of history to LA, leaves with another win – CNN

CNNLOS ANGELES — Only a fool goes to a basketball game expecting to see a player score 60 points. Flames have to leak from his fingers. Buckets have to pour…

Kevin Durant scores 43 as Thunder send Lakers to record home loss – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant scored 19 of his 43 points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder sent the undermanned Los Angeles Lakers to a record-setting seventh…

Lakers can’t hold off late Thunder rally and lose, 107-103 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe Lakers gave the Oklahoma City a scare on Thursday night, taking a 10-point lead into the final quarter, but All-Star forward Kevin Durant took over in the…

Magic stuns Thunder on dunk at the buzzer – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTobias Harris took a fastbreak pass from Maurice Harkless and dunked at the buzzer to give the Orlando Magic a 103-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on…

Jason Reid: Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant making an impressive run to the NBA … – Washington Post

Washington PostDon’t say Oklahoma City Thunder all-star forward Kevin Durant is on a roll, because that would imply his great performance will eventually end. The evidence suggests this could be…

Brooklyn Nets set NBA record-low with 17 rebounds in game – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comThe Brooklyn Nets grabbed 17 rebounds in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. 17! That set a new NBA record for fewest rebounds in a game, breaking…

NBA scores 2014: Stephen Curry lights up the Jazz, Thunder blow out the Nets – Philly.com

Philly.comStephen Curry scored 44 points against the Jazz and Serge Ibaka made all 12 of his shots in a blowout over the Nets. Stephen Curry has these special moments where…

Thunder-Wizards Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe only person who could keep Kevin Durant from extending his run of 30-point games was Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks. It doesn’t appear anyone can stop the team’s impressive…

Nets’ Joe Johnson surprised by NBA All-Star selection – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt doesn’t sound as if the Nets’ Joe Johnson was expecting to be selected an All-Star. When the reserves were announced on Thursday evening, he was sleeping.…

Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka combine for 55 as Thunder dispatch Heat – ESPN

ESPNDurant remained sizzling with 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22 and the Thunder roared back from an abysmal start — they trailed 22-4 early — to embarrass the Miami Heat…

LeBron Talks After Heat’s Loss – ESPN

ESPNMIAMI — There were moments Wednesday night when the Miami Heat looked like they were facing NBA-level talent for the first time. They were sloppy, overwhelmed, disjointed. Then there were…

Kevin Durant puts on MVP show vs. LeBron James, Heat – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMIAMI — About an hour before Kevin Durant would send the sort of statement not often seen in NBA regular season play, the Oklahoma City Thunder star wasn’t talking…

Kevin Durant breaks down recent scoring burst – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Oklahoma City Thunder star and MVP candidate notched his fifth career triple-double in Saturday’s 103-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers and has now scored 30 or more points…

Sixers Notes: Kevin Durant, on a tear, may miss game against Sixers – Philly.com

Philly.comKevin Durant sat out Oklahoma City

Kevin Durant returns with triple-double in Thunder win – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPHILADELPHIA — Kevin Durant wasn’t even sure he was going to play. He ended up enjoying one of the finest performances of his career. Durant returned from a sprained…

Durant has triple-double, Thunder top 76ers 103-91 – Washington Post

Washington PostPHILADELPHIA — Kevin Durant had 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a shoulder injury to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their seventh straight…

Carmelo Anthony lights up Madison Square Garden with Knicks-record 62 points – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony let it fly from halfcourt, and when it went in, he had proof of what was already obvious. “When I made the shot…

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Preview – Blazer’s Edge

Blazer’s EdgeThe Blazers end a grueling four-game road trip tonight in Oklahoma City, hoping the All-Star-level play of LaMarcus Aldridge will lead them past Kevin Durant’s offensive wizardry for the…

Kings-Thunder Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comKevin Durant is in the midst of one of the most productive scoring stretches of his stellar career. That likely doesn’t bode well for a Sacramento Kings team that’s still…

Rockets seek rebound effort with Bucks in town – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSports.com —. The Houston Rockets will try to put a disappointing loss in the rearview mirror when they continue a five-game homestand Saturday versus the lowly Milwaukee Bucks at…

Kevin Durant – It’s Scary to Think He’s Still Improving – Sportige

SportigeThe Oklahoma City Thunder are going through the motions without Russell Westbrook, and it’s taking the best of Kevin Durant to keep them on pace with the rest of the…

Kevin Durant fires career-best 54 points as Thunder top Warriors – Gant Daily

Gant DailyOklahoma City, OK, United States (4E Sports) – Kevin Durant scored a career-high 54 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder overcome a barrage of triples from the Golden…

Durant hangs 54 on Warriors as Thunder wins 127-121 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOKLAHOMA CITY — – The Thunder played Thursday night in Houston, and they had to play the back-to-back without All-Star point guard Russell Westbook. But they still had…

Thunder rally for 104-92 win over Rockets – Boston.com

Boston.comHouston Rockets’ James Harden (13) talks to Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant ( The Associated Press Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) talks to Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant (35) before…

JR Smith Isn’t the Knicks’ Only Problem – Bloomberg

BloombergKevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder guards J.R. Smith #8 of the New York… Read More. Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder guards J.R. Smith #8…

LeBron James, Kevin Durant lead NBA All-Star voting – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLeBron James of the Miami Heat and Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder are the leading vote-getters for this year’s NBA All-Star game, which is Feb. 16 in…