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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
Oklahoman Oct 16, 2014

Not much has changed with the Thunder, and that's a good thing

By Berry TramelThe Thunder season starts in a couple of weeks. Some new faces will appear. In the layup line, Anthony Morrow, Mitch McGary, maybe Sebastian Telfair.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 16, 2014
OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant undergoes surgery on fractured right foot

OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant undergoes surgery on fractured right foot

Darnell MayberryThunder forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery to repair the fractured bone in his right foot on Thursday afternoon. It’s unclear how long Durant will be sidelined, but the Thunder announced earlier this week that typical recovery time for Durant’s injury is six to eight weeks. Based on that timeline, Durant is projected to rejoin the lineup between Nov.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 16, 2014
OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook out of lineup against Pelicans

OKC Thunder: Russell Westbrook out of lineup against Pelicans

staff reportsThunder guard Russell Westbrook will not play tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans, The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry reports. Westbrook is fine and is just taking the night off.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 16, 2014

VIDEO: Steven Adams and Reggie Jackson team up for hilarious commercial

Anthony SlaterWith Steven Adams expected to get an enhanced offensive role this season, he needs to be in tune with his point guards. On Tuesday night, it looked like Adams had developed a nice connection with Russell Westbrook, who fed the big man four easy hoops in the second quarter of OKC’s preseason win over Memphis. But, it seems, Adams has also developed a nice chemistry with backup Reggie Jackson.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 15, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder: The winners and the losers from Kevin Durant's injury

By Darnell Mayberry, Staff WriterIt’s been four days since news broke of Kevin Durant’s injury and so many questions remain. Most of the answers won’t begin to crystalize for at least a few more weeks.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 15, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Add Anthony Morrow (sore ankle) to the long list of minor Thunder injuries

BY ANTHONY SLATERAnother day, another minor Thunder injury. Guard Anthony Morrow joined the walking wounded on Wednesday, sitting out practice with what coach Scott Brooks called a sore ankle.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 15, 2014
LeBron James texts Kevin Durant support, says 'game's not the same'

LeBron James texts Kevin Durant support, says 'game's not the same'

Kevin Durant is out for the Thunder. That saddens LeBron James. The former league MVP sent his support to Durant via text after hearing earlier this week that Durant would be sidelined for up to two months with a foot fracture.   LeBron James said he texted Kevin Durant to offer his support: "I told him the game's not the same without him out there" — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) October 15, 2014 //   Fear not, King James.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014
Five observations from the Thunder's 117-107 preseason win over Memphis

Five observations from the Thunder's 117-107 preseason win over Memphis

Anthony Slater[img url=http://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/10/2014/10/photo_1.jpg]3451078[/img] Here are five observations from the Thunder’s 117-107 preseason win over Memphis on Tuesday: 1.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder beats Memphis without Kevin Durant

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports WriterRussell Westbrook had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-107 on Tuesday night in their first preseason game since learning that reigning MVP Kevin Durant would miss significant time with a fracture in his right foot. Typical recovery time for Durant’s injury is six to eight weeks, which would dip well into the regular season.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant sits on bench without walking boot or limp

By Anthony SlaterIn somewhat of a surprise, Kevin Durant was in the building on Tuesday night. The Thunder’s injured superstar sat on the OKC bench during an preseason game against Memphis, wearing his signature KD’s without a protective boot on his fractured right foot. Durant even bounced around a little during warmups, celebrated with his teammates after nice plays and walked without a limp during timeouts.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014
Bubba Watson regrets asking for Kevin Durant's shoes following Thunder-Clippers playoff game

Bubba Watson regrets asking for Kevin Durant's shoes following Thunder-Clippers playoff game

Erik HornePGA golfer and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson talked to NBA.com about his relationship with Kevin Durant, explaining that he actually felt a little bad asking Durant for his shoes before a playoff game. The night before Game 6 of the 2014 Thunder-Clippers series in May, Durant went to a bible study at a church he helped found in Los Angeles.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014

Steven Adams defends himself, says he's not a dirty player

Darnell MayberryAs he enters his second NBA season, Steven Adams already has a reputation around the league. Some say he’s a dirty player. Zach Randolph insinuated as much Monday, the day before his Memphis Grizzlies faced the Thunder for the first time since losing to OKC in the first round of the 2014 playoffs. “I mean, seven players have gotten suspended because of him.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014
Paul Gasol on Kevin Durant: Fractures happen

Paul Gasol on Kevin Durant: Fractures happen

Friends in fracture. That's what Pau Gasol and Kevin Durant are now. Following news of Durant's right foot fracture, the Chicago Bulls forward was asked about his own foot injury -- the same as Durant's -- which he sustained eight years ago as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies Gasol, who the Thunder tried to recruit this offseason in free agency, had foot surgery on the fifth metatarsal bone in his left foot in 2006. "Fractures happen," Gasol said Monday following the Bulls' preseason win over the Nuggets.Read more on NewsOK.com
Oklahoman Oct 14, 2014
NBA to experiment with shorter, 44-minute game

NBA to experiment with shorter, 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will play a 44-minute game – four minutes shorter than a regulation game – in a preseason contest on Sunday. Playing four 11-minute quarters is a one-time preseason experiment by the NBA, which is "taking a fresh look" at all of the things it does, said president of basketball operations Rod Thorn. While players might still play the same amount of minutes per game they did before, clipping four minutes off of each game over an 82-game season would add up to about seven games worth of minutes eliminated.Read more on NewsOK.com

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