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NBA Preview: Top 5 MVP Candidates Entering 2014-15

Jan 29, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James is pressured by Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports As the upcoming NBA season approaches, it's time to take a look at the top five candidates for the Most Valuable Player award, as well as some dark horses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Predicting the Oklahoma City Thunder's Player Rotation in 2014-15

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the premiere teams in the NBA since moving from Seattle. Led by the trio of Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and 2014 MVP Kevin Durant, the Thunder have a young core that will be around for years to come.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Reggie Jackson, Perry Jones, Serge Ibaka, Mitch McGary

Sat Sep 13, 2014

MSNBC

Oklahoma City Thunder top 10 plays of 2014 season

You already know that when compiling a list of the Thunder's top plays, there will be ridiculous scoring by Kevin Durant , and elite athleticism displayed by Russell Westbrook . And there's plenty of that to be seen here, for sure.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Welcome to Loud City

Rumor Fictition

In what is likely another slow news day, the Celtics news-wires have briefed a second blockbuster Thunder-Celtics trade, this time with the Thunder in the ring chase, and the Celtics in hope of attaining some young talent. 2. It seems like the league has a lot of good-to-great point guards and the number of teams that actually need help at the position is kind of small.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Smart, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, Reggie Jackson, Steven Adams

Thunderous Intentions

Why a Healthy Westbrook Means Thunder's Best Record Ever

May 13, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook drives to the basket against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul during the fourth quarter in game five of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Last season the Oklahoma City Thunder rode on the back of Kevin Durant to win 59 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Reggie Jackson, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka

Boston Celtics

High Five with Sean Deveney of Sporting News

I've enjoyed reading Sean Deveney of Sporting News for many years and especially this summer since I find his measured and informed take on Rajon Rondo to be on point. He's provided perspective and updates at various points this summer and my viewpoint on the situation aligns very much with his angle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Thunderous Intentions

Reliability is key for Jeremy Lamb

Jan 22, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jeremy Lamb shoots against San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports After two less than stellar seasons in a Thunder uniform, Jeremy Lamb has a chance to change the minds of Thunder fans who are still upset over the trade that sent James Harden to Houston in return for the young guard, along with other assets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lamb, NBA Players, Reggie Jackson, Serge Ibaka, Kevin Durant

Isportsweb.com

Oklahoma City Thunder: Is Kevin Durant's homecoming inevitable?

When he announced via a letter in Sports Illustrated that he planned on returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers team he had publicly spurned four years earlier to form a power trio with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, Cavs fans that had once burned his jersey rejoiced. It was a crazy turnaround from the entire fan base, from owner Dan Gilbert to the youngest fan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Cleveland Cavaliers

Rant Sports

Top 5 Point Guards In Oklahoma City Thunder History

The history of this franchise extends between the Seattle SuperSonics and the Oklahoma City Thunder, which makes for a list of point guards that any fan would love on their favorite team. This list is filled with some forefathers of the game that paid their due to bring this organization where it is today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Seattle SuperSonics

BleacherReport

Biggest Adjustments OKC Thunder Must Make This Coming Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder have made some under-the-radar personnel moves this offseason, but they must look within to get back to the NBA 's biggest stage. That OKC was so close to the NBA Finals last year is more indicative of the unnatural talent of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook ;there are many things that can be improved.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jeremy Lamb, Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins, Mitch McGary

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Thunderous Intentions

Did the FIBA Competition Help Or Hinder Serge Ibaka?

Before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup got underway, Russell Westbrook announced that he would not be participating. After an injury interrupted season, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard was clearly determined to get his body right, recovery from the knee surgeries and find some form in readiness for the upcoming NBA season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Serge Ibaka, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

BleacherReport

Derrick Rose vs. Russell Westbrook: Who Is the NBA's Most Dangerous Point Guard?

Derrick Rose makes his return to the Chicago Bulls this season, hoping to regain his MVP form and once again insert himself in the conversation of the most dynamic point guards in the NBA .

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players

Mon Sep 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Time for Oklahoma City Thunder to Embrace Young Front Line of the Future

The time has come for the Oklahoma City Thunder to unleash their crop of young big men and put their aging veterans out to pasture. , the Thunder have arguably the best collection of frontcourt talent in the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Kendrick Perkins, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Steven Adams

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Thunderous Intentions

How Much Value Does Reggie Jackson Have For The Oklahoma City Thunder?

The Oklahoma City Thunder know they have a budding young star in Reggie Jackson . They knew it when they drafted him late in the first round a couple of years ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Reggie Jackson, NBA Players, Kevin Durant

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sir Charles in Charge

Is Russell Westbrook A Top Point Guard?

May 29, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook dunks over San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard during the first half in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports When it comes to being the best point guard in the league, generally the first player that comes to mind is Chris Paul.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard

NBA.com

Hang Time: So Frustrating

Triple-doubles by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook weren't enough for Thunder wins last season. Usually a triple-double is a cause for celebration, a sign of an all-around great performance by a player that leads his team to victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Clippers, DeAndre Jordan, Washington Wizards

Essence Magazine

Coffee Talk: NeNe Leakes to Join Keke Palmer in Broadway's 'Cinderella'

NeNe Leakes will be moving from TV to Broadway, as she is set to perform in Rogers + Hammerstein's Cinderella . The Real Housewives of Atlanta star will be replacing Sherri Shepherd as Madame, Cinderella's stepmother, in November.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Shaquille O'Neal

Thu Sep 04, 2014

TMZ.com

Russell Westbrook -- I'M Engaged ... And Her Ring Is Huge

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook is the next NBA star in line for a wedding -- 'cause he popped the question last night ... with a massive diamond ring ... and his GF said yes! Westbrook and longtime GF Nina Earl made the announcement on social media Wednesday night ... showing off the gargantuan rock with a caption that read, "Nothing even matters..@ninamri3_ forever my lady! LOVE YOU!!!!" Earl is a former UCLA basketball player -- and the two met during their college days ... before Westbrook signed his $80 MILLION contract extension.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

NBA.com

Douglas-Roberts, Udoh signed by Clippers

Douglas-Roberts averaged 6.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 49 games with Charlotte last season.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Thunderous Intentions

NBA2K15: Will Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook be rated 90+?

It has been rumored that only four players in the new installment of the NBA2K franchise will be rated over 90. Which makes you start to think just who will be the lucky four? NBA2K15 isn't far away from being released, but fans are being treated to little tidbits of information every few days or so, to keep gamers enthused and to let them know ... (more)

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