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OKC Thunder ends Toronto Raptors run on Russell Westbrook triple double

Mar 19, 2018 - 1:32 PM

Westbrook's heroics, including back-to-back baskets to break a tie with 54.9 seconds remaining, denies the Raptors the longest win streak in club history

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. File photo of Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving warming up during the NBA All-Star Game 2018 at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP

Russell Westbrook collects 8th triple double as Thunder down Jazz

Dec 06, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Westbrook, the reigning NBA MVP, finishes with 34 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists as OKC improves to 11-12 in the Western Conference standings

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. In this file photo Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives on George Hill #3 and Willie Cauley-Stein #00 of the Sacramento Kings during their game November 7, 2017 in Sacramento, California. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

NBA: Durant and Thunder thump Lakers as Bryant sits

Dec 20, 2015 - 12:57 PM

The Thunder built a 35 15 lead from the opening period and went on to rout the hapless Lakers behind Kevin Durant s 22 points and 8 rebounds

ROUT. Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder rout a Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers. File Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

NBA: Spurs trounce Thunder, take 3-2 series lead

May 30, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Putting to rest the ghosts of the 2012 Western Conference Finals the Spurs edged Oklahoma to move within one win of a return trip to the NBA Finals

VINTAGE DUNCAN. Tim Duncan put on a show with his 22-point, 12-rebound performance en route to giving the Spurs a 3-2 series lead over Oklahoma. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Holding Court - ‘Serge’ factor gives Thunder power surge to tie West Finals

May 28, 2014 - 4:07 PM

After missing the first two games of the Western Conference Finals Serge Ibaka s return has sparked the Oklahoma City Thunder to tie the series against the San Antonio Spurs

Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

NBA: Thunder beat Detroit to clinch second seed in West

Apr 17, 2014 - 8:40 PM

The Thunder secured the second seed in the West with a win over Detroit earning them a series with Memphis to kick off the playoffs

SECOND BEST IN THE WEST. Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder clinched the west's second seed on the final day of the season. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Holding Court: Kevin Durant gets inside track for NBA MVP honors

Feb 08, 2014 - 3:54 PM

LeBron James has won NBA MVP honors in 4 of the past 5 years but is the King James era ending and the Durant era beginning? Columnist Bert A Ramirez gives his thoughts

THUNDER RUMBLING. Kevin Durant, shown dunking during last year's All-Star game, is on track to get his first NBA MVP award this year. Photo by Eric Gay/EPA

WATCH: Orlando Magic defeat Thunder on buzzer-beater dunk

Feb 08, 2014 - 3:43 PM

Tobias Harris slammed down a two handed dunk as time expired to give the Orlando Magic a 103 102 NBA triumph over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday

BUZZER-BEATER. Tobias Harris (right) shown during a game against the Celtics last month, was the Magic's hero on Friday night. Photo by Brian Blanco/EPA

NBA wRap: Pacers beat Heat, Rockets win, Lakers' chemistry

Dec 15, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Pacers beat Heat Rockets notch win vs Golden State Warriros and the effects of Kobe s return

KOBE VS KEVIN. Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant (L) reaches for the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder player Kevin Durant (R) in the first half of their NBA basketball game at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, 13 December 2013. EPA/Larry W. Smith

Pacquiao 'motivated' Miami Heat

Jun 23, 2012 - 6:05 PM

Miami Heat saw motivation in Manny Pacquiao Fil Am coach Erik Spoelstra says

LeBron leads Miami Heat to NBA Championship

Jun 22, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Miami Heat takes down OKC Thunder in Game 5 to win the 2012 NBA Championship

Miami Heat hopes to deliver knockout punch

Jun 21, 2012 - 6:43 AM

Miami coach says they can draw on last season s failures to maintain their focus on winning a second title

Defending LeBron James

Jun 20, 2012 - 8:53 PM

The fact of the matter is LeBron James is one heck of a basketball player

Miami holds off Thunder, takes commanding 3-1 series lead

Jun 20, 2012 - 11:58 AM

Miami survives a monster game from Thunder s Westbrook to take a commanding 3 1 series lead in the NBA Finals

NBA: LeBron powers Heat past Thunder for 2-1 series lead

Jun 18, 2012 - 11:16 AM

Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 91 85 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives for a shot attempt against Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat in Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 17, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron pushes Heat past Thunder to tie series, 1-1

Jun 15, 2012 - 11:56 AM

LeBron James scores 4 crucial points in the clutch of Game 2 100 96

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder past Heat in game 1

Jun 13, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Durant and Westbrook combine for 63 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a game 1 victory

NBA Finals preview: Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Jun 13, 2012 - 2:50 AM

A Rappler breakdown of the NBA finals and our prediction on who between Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder will come out on top

Kobe Bryant: The last of his kind

May 18, 2012 - 10:43 AM

The Lakers may be down to OKC but perhaps Kobe Bryant will be able to lift his team to another title