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Oklahoman

Thunder Buddies Podcast: What adjustments must Scott Brooks make for Game 3?

Anthony Slater Welcome to the home of our newly created Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studio’s highly-acclaimed comedy ‘Ted’, but inspired by our continued hope for wall-to-wall coverage of OKC’s only professional team. Below is our list of episodes (click the link to listen).Read more on NewsOK.com

Oklahoman

OKC Thunder: Thunder's postseason rotation beginning to take shape

By Anthony SlaterAfter a season filled with injuries, youthful integration, a pile of 10-day contracts and a midseason veteran signing, the dust is beginning to settle. The Thunder’s postseason rotation is starting to take shape. And if you’re a Thunder fan who advocates a youth movement at the back end, you might want to look away. With Kendrick Perkins and Thabo Sefolosha back in the fold, Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks has all the veteran options he could dream of at his disposal.Read more on NewsOK.com

Oklahoman

OKC Thunder: Thabo Sefolosha might return on current road trip

By Darnell MayberryThunder guard Thabo Sefolosha is nearing a return from a calf injury that has kept him out of action since Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com

Houston Chronicle

Thunder could give Rockets a challenging tonic to recent woes

With a three-game losing streak and six-consecutive losses to teams that currently have winning records, a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder would not seem to be a likely cure. But with the Rockets citing a lack of consistent intensity while struggling in the three games since the injuries to Dwight Howard and Pat Beverley, […]

Dallas Mavericks Blog | ESPN Dallas

Calderon (facial injury) will play vs. OKC

DALLAS – Mavericks point guard Jose Calderon will play Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, two days after suffering a facial injury. “We’re fortunate,” coach Rick Carlisle said after Calderon participated in the Mavs’ shootaround. “It could have been much worse.” Calderon left Sunday’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets after being accidentally hit in the face by rookie center Mason Plumlee’s forearm in the opening minute.

Dallas Mavericks Blog | Dallas Morning News

Jose Calderon will play vs. OKC tonight; and so will Dirk Nowitzki

Jose Calderon was able to go through the Dallas Mavericks’ shootaround Tuesday morning and will play against the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, coach Rick Carlisle said. Calderon suffered facial injuries in the first minute of Sunday’s loss to Brooklyn. “He’s …

Oklahoman

OKC Thunder notebook: Russell Westbrook practices, says there's no concern over 'light sprain'

By Anthony SlaterWhen Russell Westbrook limped off with an ugly looking knee injury on Friday night, Caron Butler was like a large portion of the state’s basketball fans. “When it initially happened, I saw him smack the ball and I was just like, ‘Oh, God,’” Butler recalled.Read more on NewsOK.com

Akron Beacon Journal

Dion Waiters growing up, taking on more responsibility in wake of Kyrie Irving’s injury

NEW YORK: After the Cavaliers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder last week, Dion Waiters was waiting for Mike Brown in his office while Brown was finishing with the media.Waiters didn’t even bother to get dressed after showering. He was sitting in a towel, eager to talk to his coach and take the blame for the Cavs’ woeful rebounding effort in the loss.This is the growth of Dion Waiters. The player teammates were privately grumbling about early in the season is now volunteering responsibility for his shortcomings.“He’s still a work in progress, but I think he’s doing a hell of a...