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ClutchPoints Apr 15, 2018
Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook react to “Playoff P” nickname for Paul George

Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook react to “Playoff P” nickname for Paul George

Whenever an NBA player gets baptized with a new nickname, it usually means he has made a strong impact on the game. Paul George, who’s known as PG13, recently got a new nickname: “Playoff P.” And his teammates Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook got a laugh after hearing the new name for George. As reported […] The post Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook react to “Playoff P” nickname for Paul George appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Welcome to Loud City Apr 15, 2018
Game 1 recap: OKC’s 2nd half surge quiets Jazz

Game 1 recap: OKC’s 2nd half surge quiets Jazz

The Thunder take a 1-0 lead over Utah as Paul George unveils “Playoff P.” box score | SLC Dunk The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Utah Jazz in game 1 of the opening round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, 116-108. The Thunder were led by Paul George and Russell Westbrook, who combined to score 65 points to go along with 20 rebounds. OKC also got 15 points from Carmelo Anthony, but he only shot 5-13 and 2-7 from 3-point range. Steven Adams, who struggled with the Jazz defense for most of the night, finished the 4th strong with 12 points and 7 rebounds. The Jazz were led by wunderkind rookie...
Welcome to Loud City Apr 15, 2018
Get your Westbrook and Collison ‘Since 2008’ T-Shirt

Get your Westbrook and Collison ‘Since 2008’ T-Shirt

Commemorate the possible end of an era. The 2018 NBA Playoffs are upon us, and with the Thunder ready to take action against the Utah Jazz, there is no better time to unveil our newest t-shirt offering for you, exclusively at WTLC. Breaking T As we all know, Mr. Thunder, Nick Collison, may be preparing to trade in his high tops for wing tips as this season winds comes to an end. An integral part of the Thunder culture since the team relocated to OKC, in 2008 Collison welcomed a young, aggressive, and passionate point guard named Russell Westbrook into the fold. Nearly...
Thunderous Intentions Apr 15, 2018

Film Room: Westbrook defensive rebounds key to control series pace

The Utah Jazz are experts at systematically slowing opponent’s down. For the OKC Thunder to pick up easy transition points, Russell Westbrook will need to push the pace off defensive rebounds. Today, the Thunder begin their championship hunt against the Utah Jazz. For Westbrook, it’s the perfect matchup for him to prove his naysayers wrong. […] Film Room: Westbrook defensive rebounds key to control series pace - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Habit Apr 14, 2018

2018 NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz preview

The Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder face off in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs in the always-exciting 4-5 matchup. The Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder kick off their first round matchup in the 2018 NBA Playoffs this Sunday. As the fourth seed, the Thunder won their final three games of […] 2018 NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz preview - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Apr 14, 2018
Thunder news: OKC has 121.8 offensive rating after Russell Westbrook defensive rebounds

Thunder news: OKC has 121.8 offensive rating after Russell Westbrook defensive rebounds

Russell Westbrook coming under criticism is not a new development. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has been one of the most polarizing players in the NBA since he arrived. Even though he has averaged a triple-double the last two seasons, it’s not made him immune from the critics, even with regards to his numbers. […] The post Thunder news: OKC has 121.8 offensive rating after Russell Westbrook defensive rebounds appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Apr 14, 2018
Russell Westbrook’s Triple Double Feat Fails to Impress (video)

Russell Westbrook’s Triple Double Feat Fails to Impress (video)

Westbrook averaging a triple-double in back to back years; Amazing historical accomplishment or shameless stat grab? Russell Westbrook has done it again. A second straight year averaging a triple double. A truly remarkable accomplishment. Yawn. Maybe the milestone lost some of its luster because Westbrook achieved it last season, being the first player since Oscar Robertson to do so. Or maybe Westbrook’s shameless and transparent pursuit of stats finally turned people off. Cheapened an accomplishment that is almost impossible to achieve. The Thunder star has always been a polarizing...
ClutchPoints Apr 13, 2018
OKC Thunder suspend play-by-play announcer Brian Davis after questionable remark

OKC Thunder suspend play-by-play announcer Brian Davis after questionable remark

The Oklahoma City Thunder have suspended Fox Sports Oklahoma play-by-play announcer for Game 1 of a first-round best-of-seven series against the Utah Jazz, according to ESPN’s Royce Young. Davis will be suspended for one game, after making a questionable on-air remark about point guard Russell Westbrook during the team’s season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies. […] The post OKC Thunder suspend play-by-play announcer Brian Davis after questionable remark appeared first on ClutchPoints.
FOX Sports Apr 13, 2018
Skip Bayless on Russell Westbrook: He’s playing the best basketball of his life, he’s going to take over the playoffs

Skip Bayless on Russell Westbrook: He’s playing the best basketball of his life, he’s going to take over the playoffs

Ahead of round one of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Skip Bayless explains to Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor how Russell Westbrook is playing the best baskteball of his career and will take over the playoffs to advance the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Western Conference finals.
DeseretNews.com Apr 13, 2018

Who will win the Utah Jazz-OKC Thunder playoff series? National writers weigh in

With Game 1 of Utah vs. Oklahoma City coming up this Sunday, here's a look at how national writers see the series.
Thunderous Intentions Apr 13, 2018

Thunderous Thoughts: Nightlife is key

Welcome to Thunderous Thoughts, you weekly look at the OKC Thunder. This week, the playoffs are here and the series will be decided by nightlife. It’s been awhile since the OKC Thunder has seen the Utah Jazz. The last time these two teams met, Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, and Paul George were signing adoption papers […] Thunderous Thoughts: Nightlife is key - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Hoops Habit Apr 12, 2018

Russell Westbrook first player to average triple-double in consecutive seasons

Russell Westbrook was able to put himself in the history books yet again as he became the first player to average a triple-double in consecutive seasons. No player has ever averaged a triple double for the season twice in their career. Oklahoma City Thunder‘s star point guard Russell Westbrook has become the first player to […] Russell Westbrook first player to average triple-double in consecutive seasons - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Thunderous Intentions Apr 12, 2018

Russell Westbrook rewrites history- consecutive seasons averaging triple-double

How do you follow averaging a triple-double for an entire season? If you’re Russell Westbrook you become the first to do it in back-to-back seasons. Last season on April 9th, 2017 Russell Westbrook made history becoming the second player to ever average a seasonal triple-double.  He joined Oscar Robertson who for 55 years (1961-62) was […] Russell Westbrook rewrites history- consecutive seasons averaging triple-double - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Apr 12, 2018
Dwyane Wade speaks out in defense of Russell Westbrook

Dwyane Wade speaks out in defense of Russell Westbrook

With the 20 rebounds that Russell Westbrook pulled in against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, it locked up another season where he averaged a triple-double for the entire season. Even locking up the amazing feat for the second year in a row, Westbrook has received a ton of criticism from people who say he […] The post Dwyane Wade speaks out in defense of Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
DeseretNews.com Apr 12, 2018

Utah Jazz vs. OKC Thunder: Who has the matchup advantage?

The Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder are pretty evenly-matched as they embark on their best-of-seven playoff series...

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