Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 16: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 16, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers Collapse In Final Minutes To Hand Thunder 2-0 Series Lead

Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.

05/17/2012

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Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1

Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/15/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers gives Metta World Peace #15 a five in the third quarter while taking on the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta’s Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7

Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.

05/14/2012

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Lakers’ Jordan Hill Charged With Felony Assault

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.

05/01/2012

Ron Artest #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers gets ready to take on the Golden State Warriors on April 6, 2011 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Makes Elbow Jokes On Twitter

Metta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) “I’m out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling”

04/29/2012

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NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

04/27/2012

Tim Wieland took this photo in July 2011 from a hill in Denver's Stapleton neighborhood as heavy storms passed across the metro area.

The No. 1 Life Threatening Weather Hazard

One bolt of lightning can be 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit, that’s five times as hot as the surface of the sun!

04/19/2012

DENVER, CO - APRIL 25: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball against Raymond Felton #20 of the Denver Nuggets and Nene Hilario #31 of the Denver Nuggets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 24, 2011 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Thunder 104-101 to stay alive as the Thunder lead the series 3-1 over the Nuggets.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Did Trigger-Happy Westbrook Shoot Too Much?

After he makes a big shot, Russell Westbrook likes to gesture with his hands as though they’re pistols and then blow the pretend smoke away.

04/26/2011

DENVER, CO - APRIL 25:  Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets celebrates after hitting a three point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 25, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Copyright (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Lawson’s 27 Helps Keep Denver Alive

Ty Lawson scored a career playoff-high 27 points and J.R. Smith and Danilo Gallinari hit clutch shots down the stretch to help Denver beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101 on Monday night as the Nuggets avoided a first-round sweep.

04/25/2011

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - APRIL 20 : Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets drives to the basket on April 20, 2011 in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at the Oklahoma City Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Copyright: (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Regroup, Down 0-2 To Thunder

Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith says there is a “strong possibility” he will sign elsewhere after the season.

04/21/2011

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