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Injury Cursed Oklahoma City Thunder

Garbh Madigan looks at the terrible luck which Oklahoma City Thunder are currently having with several injuries affecting the team. Wow the Oklahoma City Thunder cannot catch a break. We already reported how Kevin Durant is out for the opening quarter of the season after requiring surgery on his foot. Then Russell Westbrook went down. In a peculiar play, Westbrook broke …

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Kevin Durant Injury Signals Major Trouble for Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder forward and NBA League MVP Kevin Durant could miss up to eight weeks with a right foot “Jones” fracture which will require surgery. Durant sustained the injury innocuously during team practice on Saturday which is a common fracture of the fifth metatarsal in the foot. It has been confirmed that Durant will have surgery on the foot …

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An In Depth Look At Kobe Bryant’s Return To The Court

Kobe Bryant has gone through a torturous eighteen months since going down with a torn Achilles tendon late in the 2013 season. Conor O’Mahony discusses the Black Mamba’s impending return. During the 2012-2013 season the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant faced every situation imaginable. The Lakers trotted out 5 All Stars on opening night* and looked for all the …

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Kevin Durant Admits He Plays As LeBron On NBA2K 15

Kevin Durant is the face of NBA2K 15, and arguably the greatest scorer in the NBA. He’s also one of LeBron James’ rivals ever year for the MVP trophy and the current holder of the coveted award. However, that doesn’t mean the ‘Slim Reaper’ chooses himself every time he plays the game on his console. No, that would be “kind …

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Why We Love The NBA (Pt. 3): Scoring & Kevin Durant

Day three of this special feature on “Why we love the game” centres on Kevin Durant and scoring. Conor O’Mahony discusses. The NBA is a league which promotes scoring. For fans this constitutes celebrating rim-busting dunks, fadeaway threes and exquisite offensive ball movement. It is not at all unusual to watch a game of soccer for two hours and not …

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Why We Love NBA (Part 2) – The Playoffs

Conor O’Mahony is here with Part 2 of this special feature looking at ‘Why We Love NBA’. Part 2 focuses on the all important playoffs; that time of the year where dreams are made, and crushed. Check Out Part 1 – The Brilliance & Hilarity of Gregg Popovich. The playoffs are the payoff for the eighty-two game slog of the NBA regular …

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Team USA’S Final Roster – Coach K’s Mistakes

With the FIBA World Cup less than a week away, Conor O’Mahony examines Team USA’s final roster, and where he believes Coach K has gone wrong in his selections. Mike Krzyzewski announced his roster Saturday, six days before he was required to. Firstly let me make it clear that I have enormous respect for Coach K as a coach. However, …

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PA All-NBA First Team Selections

The NBA recently released their All-NBA Team selections. Pundit Arena’s Aodán Mitchell provides us with his selections and the reasoning behind his decisions. The All-NBA team is more important than an All-Star selection in this writer’s humble opinion, as it is a snapshot of who the main players were during the NBA season, as opposed to the All-Star game which …

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NBA Legends vs All-Stars: The Final Outcome

With both starting lineups set let’s take a closer look at each position to see who has the edge and what the outcome would be in this fictional match up. Match-ups: Point Guard: In the match up of the point guards I give the slight edge to the Legends. Magic Johnson is 6’9” which gives him a significant height advantage …

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Spurs vs OKC Thunder – Can history repeat itself?

The San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder must have a sense of déjà vu. The Spurs, after Wednesday nights 112-77 whoopin’, now lead this series 2-0. The exact same series score, between the exact same teams at the exact same point in the playoffs two years ago. Once again the Spurs’ offence was a thing of beauty on …

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San Antonio Spurs Overcome OKC Thunder in Texas

On Monday the San Antonio Spurs took on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference playoffs, this game took a similar approach to the Eastern Conference game between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers were made to look like an offensive juggernaut against the Heat and the same can be said about the …

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NBA Legends vs All-Stars: All-Star SF Selection

Who is going to suit up alongside Chris Paul and Kobe Bryant in this quest for basketball immortality? Which All-Star Small Forward will be selected to play in a series for the ages as current players take on retired Legends of the game in our fictional best of seven game series? Let’s find out.   Current Players: Small Forward: In …

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Clippers @ OKC, Wizards @ Pacers

Tuesday night sees the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Los Angeles Clippers in game five of the NBA Playoffs with OKC looking to forget their loss on Sunday at the Staples Center.The Indiana Pacers will also look to close out the series against the Washington Wizards. The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to get back on track after losing a 22-point …

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NBA Heaven This Saturday

The first round of the playoffs, they’ve been a whirlwind so far. In the best-of-seven system, the first team to win four games will win the series and enter the second round. The Memphis Grizzlies vs. The Oklahoma City Thunder, the Golden State Warriors vs. The Los Angeles Clippers and the Atlanta Hawks vs. The Indiana Pacers are all tied …

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OKC’s Kevin Durant Blasted In Local Oklahoma Paper

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has been blasted in a local newspaper regarding his performances in the NBA Playoffs, despite leading the team in points scored. OKC paper taking shots at Durant this morning pic.twitter.com/nV17iJrvU4 (via @KevinDeShazo) — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 1, 2014 The Oklahoman newspaper referred to Durant as ‘Mr Unreliable’ after the Thunder fell behind 3-2 in …

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