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Fantasy Update

Oct 23, 2014
Kevin Durant is out of a cast and is now wearing a walking boot on his right foot.
Oklahoman 23 hours ago

ESPN ranks Kevin Durant as the NBA's eighth best player

Darnell MayberryKevin Durant has been ranked the eighth best player by ESPN and ESPN.com’s panel of writers and analysts in its fourth annual “NBA Rank.” ESPN asked its forecast panel, a group of 224 employees who regularly contribute to NBA coverage in a variety of roles, to rank every NBA player on a 0-to-10 scale in terms of “the overall level of play for each player for the upcoming season.” That’s an important distinction.Read more on NewsOK.com
Rotoworld Oct 23, 2014

Kevin Durant out of cast, in walking boot - Kevin Durant (F) Oklahoma City Thunder

Kevin Durant is out of a cast and is now wearing a walking boot on his right foot.
Welcome to Loud City Oct 23, 2014

Phil Naessens Show: Discussing Thunder players Jeremy Lamb, Steven Adams, and Kevin Durant's recovery

What will the Thunder look like on day 1 of the new NBA season? Listen in as Phil Naessens and Sherman try to figure out how OKC will utilize their young talent. This week on the Phil Naessens Show, we get into the hot debate for the Thunder fans, which is what exactly should the team do with Jeremy Lamb? The team has a lot of young players, but none is facing the pressure more than Lamb. Joining me this week are Dave Ramil of Hot Hot Hoops and Jason Lukeheart. Listen in! Phil Naessens Show can be heard Monday thru Friday at Max Sports Channels, Talk Superstation, Armed Forces...
Blazersedge Oct 22, 2014

ESPN Insider Kevin Pelton's Trailblazer Forecast for 2014-2015

ESPN Basketball guru Kevin Pelton gives a sneak peek at the Trail Blazers 2014-15 season. Kevin Pelton of ESPN Insider has forecast the 2014-2015 Trailblazers to finish 2nd in the NW Division and 5th in the Western Conference behind the usual suspects and Golden State.  He writes about how their extraordinary health last year propelled them into the playoffs and thinks they might be able to move up a spot this year if Kevin Durant doesn't return to the court in a timely manner. So expect Portland to win something closer to 50 games than last season's 54. That still might be enough to move...
Oklahoman Oct 22, 2014
Kevin Durant loves some Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off'

Kevin Durant loves some Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off'

Every once in a while, Kevin Durant is nice enough to give us peeks into his personal life via his Instagram account. The Thunder forward did just that Wednesday, posting a screenshot of his song of choice for the day -- Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 21, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant won't rush back into action

By Darnell MayberryKevin Durant rolled into the media room inside the Thunder’s training facility Tuesday morning on a knee scooter, his propped-up right leg snugly wrapped in a cast to stabilize his surgically repaired right foot. Before taking his seat at a table set up for him to address the media for the first time since being diagnosed with a “Jones fracture,” Durant popped off his scooter and handed it to a team employee. This has become Durant’s reality, his means of transportation. “I feel like a coach,” Durant said.Read more on NewsOK.com
Bullets Forever Oct 21, 2014

Translating Kevin Durant's quotes from his post-surgery press conference

At first glance, it doesn't look like Kevin Durant said anything about his plans to join the Wizards in 2016 in his latest press conference. But once you run his quotes through the KD2DC translator, things become clear. Here at Bullets Forever, we're committed to cutting through the dense fog of jockspeak so you can understand what the athletes you care about are really trying to say. Recently, Kevin Durant has said some things that at the surface, seem very non-committal towards his future. But after using our KD2DC translator (patent pending), we were able to extract the important things...
Oklahoman Oct 21, 2014

Transcript of Kevin Durant's first meeting with the media since his injury

Anthony SlaterFor the first time since the first significant injury of his life, Kevin Durant spoke with the media on Tuesday morning. Here is the transcript: What’s your frame of mind coming out of surgery? It was good.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 21, 2014
Kevin Durant says 'I'm not going to rush' back from surgery

Kevin Durant says 'I'm not going to rush' back from surgery

staff reportsWith a scooter for his surgically repaired right foot, Thunder forward Kevin Durant rolled into Monday's press conference and said he won't rush back from the first major injury of his career. Durant addressed the media for the first time since news of his injury was revealed last week.Read more on NewsOK.com
Welcome to Loud City Oct 20, 2014

Kevin Durant and Mitch McGary have matching scooters for their broken feet

Durant and McGary each suffered a broken foot in the preseason. Here is how they're getting along. This probably isn't the photo op that either Kevin Durant or rookie Mitch McGary were hoping for heading into this season. Post by Kevin Durant. It also doesn't encourage me that KD is referring to themselves as "Scooter Boys," especially since our PtR buddy Michael Erler has started calling Thunder coach Scott Brooks, "Scooter."
Daily Thunder Oct 20, 2014

Monday Bolts – 10.20.14

Darnell Mayberry: “For the better part of his 23 minutes, Westbrook again battled frustration in yet another failed Thunder attempt at figuring out how best to survive the absence of Kevin Durant. And when
Welcome to Loud City Oct 18, 2014

Down to Dunk Podcast: Northwest Division preview and KEVIN IS DOWN

We preview the Northwest Division and talk about how the Thunder have to cope with Kevin Durant out for an extended period. Kevin Durant is out with a Jones fracture. I'm sure we will hear about how Jay and Kevin are now injury bros. We give some insight to the injury and recovery, and what the team will do without the reigning MVP. Players like Jeremy Lamb, Reggie Jackson, Andre Roberson, Perry Jones and Steven Adams will have a chance to carve out significant roles with Durant out. Which one of these guys will step up? Will the team still contend for the 1st or 2nd seed in the West? Look...
Oklahoman Oct 17, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: White Sox podiatrist has different opinion on Kevin Durant's recovery time

By Darnell MayberryIs the recovery prognosis for Kevin Durant a little too rosy? It is according to the team podiatrist for the Chicago White Sox. Dr.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 17, 2014

Kevin Durant posts Instagram photos of himself on crutches: "I'll be back"

Anthony SlaterWith surgery completed, the reigning MVP has finally started the clock toward recovery. Kevin Durant had his Jones fracture operated on in Charlotte on Thursday afternoon, then quickly returned home to Oklahoma City. And upon arrival, Durant posted a pair of Instagram photos, one of himself crutching around the house and the other of him bunked up with a cast on. Loading Shoutout my brother @yeahlano for just being there for me while I’m hobbling around and also for this sick door!!Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 16, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Kevin Durant undergoes successful surgery to repair fracture

By Darnell MayberryKevin Durant underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right foot on Thursday afternoon. Durant will be re-evaluated in six weeks, the Thunder announced, and a further update will be provided by the team at that time. Earlier this week, Thunder general manager Sam Presti said medical research has found that the typical recovery time for Durant’s injury is six to eight weeks.Read more on NewsOK.com

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