Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Boston Celtics 91-79 on Sunday to stretch their winning streak to five games.
Jeff Green and the Celtics have a deal in place, according to Green's agent.
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge hinted that a deal to bring back free agent Jeff Green is nearing completion.
The NBA has granted Boston a 2013 second-round pick from Oklahoma City in a dispute over Jeff Green's medical condition.
For James Harden, the notion that he could impact a game just as much off the bench as he would from the starting lineup didn't really click until he was forced to test it out.
The Boston Celtics, in a move that was not made public, withdrew Jeff Green's qualifying offer in mid-December.
Check out John Hollinger's player scouting reports and 2011-12 projections for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Celtics captain Paul Pierce isn't ready to take the latest deal from the NBA owners to end the lockout and sated his desire to play basketball in the Boston Charity Classic on Saturday night.
Doc Rivers said that trading Kendrick Perkins affected on-court chemistry more than he anticipated.
Austin Link of TeamRankings.com writes that based on key statistical factors the Celtics could be in trouble, but the Lakers and Bulls are on the right track, the Thunder are dangerous with Kendrick Perkins and the Grizzlies might not be done yet.
Revamped reserves could be the difference for the Celtics and Banner 18.
Three weeks after an 'emotional' trade from Boston, Kendrick Perkins is rebounding.
Experts and Boston Celtics staff talk about the Kendrick Perkins trade.
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed center Kendrick Perkins to a multiyear contract extension Tuesday, the team announced.
The Thunder's offensive approach will change once its new frontcourt is in place -- but will it be better?
Kendrick Perkins is expected to miss two to three weeks with a sprained left knee.