Keidel: Great Athletes Don't Always Make Great ChampionsNBA All-Star Weekend is stacked with great players, but relatively few will ever win the NBA Finals.
Timberwolves Won't Face Thunder Star Russell WestbrookThe Oklahoma City star is resting for the game on Tuesday night in Minnesota, the first time this season he has missed a game.
Keidel: Westbrook Has Dominated NBA... So What?Despite Russell Westbrook's stellar stat sheet, the Thunder won't win the NBA Finals, which is the ultimate goal.
Keidel: The Simmering Durant-Westbrook FeudDurant and Westbrook, both All-Stars, had a grudging respect and faux friendship until Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors.
Will Golden State's Playoff Run End In Oklahoma City?The Warriors changed the NBA with their new-world game. But one eternal basketball truth still holds... shots closer to the rim are easier.
Durant Hits Final 2 Shots To Push Thunder Past Timberwolves, 126-123Kevin Durant had 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and hit two huge shots in the final two minutes to help the Oklahoma City Thunder win a second-straight, fast-paced thriller with a 126-123 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Westbrook's Triple Double Puts Thunder Over Timberwolves 113-93Russell Westbrook got his 23rd career triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 113-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Timberwolves Fall To Durant, Thunder 101-96Kevin Durant shrugged off a slow start to finish with 30 points for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 101-96 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Thunder Beat Timberwolves, 138-113, But Still Miss PlayoffsRussell Westbrook went out with a bang. Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City's 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans' playoff-clinching in over San Antonio.
Westbrook's Triple-Double Leads Thunder Past TimberwolvesRussell Westbrook collected his sixth triple-double in eight games and scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away for a 113-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
NBA's Top 'Stop And Watch' PlayersIn the past three weeks we've seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call "Stop and Watch games." As in stop what you're doing right now and get to a television immediately.
Top 5 Worst Athlete Fashion DecisionsAthletes make some terrible decisions with their clothes and hair. Here are the top 5 worst.
Thunder's Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee SurgeryOklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
Thunder Snap 3-Game Skid, Beat Minnesota 127-111 Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 27 and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-111 on Friday night.
Barea & Wolves Win 99-93, Snap Thunder's 12-Game Win StreakJ.J. Barea scored 14 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended Oklahoma City's 12-game winning streak with a 99-93 victory over the Thunder on Thursday night.