Posts Tagged ‘Russell Westbrook’

The Durant-Westbrook question in Oklahoma City

Until recently, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder have mostly gotten a free pass from the basketball media. Frankly, unless you (or, in my case, my dad) are from Seattle it’s hard to dislike them. A group of young, talented, likeable guys who were put together by a savant GM and could possibly dominate […]

Whats Doin: No sugar coating it from Bogut

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Andrew Bogut is fed up with the Warriors’ defense and pulling no punches in identifying where the problem lies. And some people don’t like it. * A Dallas Mavericks dance video. Ah, Dirk Nowitzki dancing is always a special treat. * Russell Westbrook […]

Whats Doin: Stevie goes Gangnam

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * This is gold – Steve Nash doing ‘Gangnam Style’ on the Lakers bench. * Check out this hilarious photo of the Lopez twins on a roller coaster. * An injury update on Andrew Bogut. * Eric Bledsoe erases Dwayne Wade at the rim. […]

Team USA finalizes roster

Not a bad group.

Quotes of the Month – June 2012

“Just to be clear with everyone that are asking where I’m playing next year, I have a lot of work to do before I think about a team!” – Jermaine O’Neal on Twitter. No one gives a shit, Jermaine. ”At that time, that could have hurt me being loyal. But a lot of times, I […]

Whats Doin: Tyson Chandler wears capes

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * And you thought Russell Westbrook had weird taste in clothing. New York Knick Tyson Chandler owns (and wears) several capes. For real. * Here’s a treat – awesome slow-mo HD video of Kevin Durant versus LeBron James in Game 3. * Phil Jackson […]

NBA Finals Game 4 – On the brink

I’ve been having computer trouble all week, so needless to say I’m a bit testy at the moment. Jeopardise my NBA viewing, especially during Finals week, and someone will feel my fury (as the folks over at HP can surely attest to). But I digress. I’m not going to bash the Thunder here because I […]

NBA Finals Game 2 – Don’t call it a comeback…

Miami came out with a point to prove in the early going of game two, getting off to a red hot start and leading 18-2 after seven minutes of action. As always the Thunder bounced back and this was a closer game than it probably should have been down the stretch. Nonetheless we move on […]

NBA Finals Game 1 – The Statement Game

As Statement Games go, it wasn’t quite MJ’s 63 points in the old Boston Garden (a game I grew up watching on tape) or even LeBron’s 45-15-5 of just a few days ago. But in this game, Kevin Durant and the Thunder confirmed what many of us knew before – that when KD’s offensive game […]

Quotes of the Month – May 2012

“I just got caught up with women throwing themselves at me. When a girl sends me 100 pictures, I have to send something back every now and then. I’m not an asshole.” – Former Blazer Greg Oden in a recent interview, explaining why he sent out the infamous nude picture of himself to a female […]