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  1. The Great Huestis Experiment: Oklahoma City's Gamble and the...

    Zach Lowe

    It was easy to feel outraged for Josh Huestis, the 29th pick in the most recent NBA draft, when news broke that the Thunder had convinced him to play for their D-League team next season instead of signing his rookie contract. Assuming both p...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Kobe Bryant on Seattle: “I'd much rather come here in ...

    Grantland Staff

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    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Your NBA Offseason Report Card

    Andrew Sharp

    We've had three weeks of the NBA offseason, and with one notable exception, the biggest moves have happened already. Things are winding down. Now it's the middle of July, and the only sports currently going are the British Open an...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Chasing Pau Gasol

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out hoarding fireworks in an attempt to become the Grinch Who Stole July 4, only to see your shrunken heart enlarged after a long speech about the meaning of America from Tim Howard, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  5. These Shirts Were Made for Laughing: Thoughts on Russell Westbroo...

    Wesley Morris

    There are moments that leave you certain that fashion is a joke. You look at the clothes and laugh and think, Surely, these guys are aware of the comedy. Surely they know that a cropped sweater and midrise culottes with work boots, a vest, and a bowl...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  6. When the Thunder Became Westbrook’s Team

    Andrew Sharp

    Holy shit. That was exhausting. Those were my only coherent thoughts about the Thunder on Saturday. The whole spectrum of the OKC experience was on display in the second half of Game 6 Saturday night. It started when Russell Westbrook sat down...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  7. The Foreign Legion in San Antonio

    Kirk Goldsberry

    It took a throwback performance from Tim Duncan in overtime to thwart the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night, locking up the Western Conference for the Spurs. That extra frame evoked a bygone era, when the Big Fundamental banged and banked his t...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  8. Westbrook Illustrated: How Russ Has Transformed Into a Shooting S...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Everybody I know who loves basketball loves Russell Westbrook, but for many of us it's complicated. We all loved him Tuesday night, but his career hasn't been all Tuesday nights - the same things that make him so wonderf...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  9. Ibaka's Return Fuels More 'What If' Questions Abou...

    Zach Lowe

    Serge Ibaka has changed the entire look and feel of the Western Conference finals. A non-fan watching from the future would assume Games 3 and 4 came from a different season than Games 1 and 2 -- that the team in black jerseys won the first series, a...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  10. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Superhero Ball

    Andrew Sharp, netw3rk and Danny Chau

    Your daily look at last night's NBA action. Andrew Sharp: Everyone remembers the Thunder came back from 0-2 against the Spurs in the conference finals a few years ago, but in 2012, they lost the first two games of that series by a co...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  11. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Where Things Stand

    netw3rk, Danny Chau, Andrew Sharp and Chris Ryan

    A look at the weekend's conference finals action. Chris Ryan: That is YOUR MAN, Donnie Strack, M.D., a.k.a. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, a.k.a. Greg I'll House You, a.k.a. Dr. Feelgood, a.k.a. Bishop Don Magic Juan a.k.a. S...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  12. Mercy Rule: Please Don’t Freak Out About OKC

    Andrew Sharp

    There may not be a single team in the NBA that's more fun to talk about than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Because Kevin Durant is one of the greatest scorers of all time. Because Russell Westbrook is a radioactive point guard who's hazar...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  13. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Silver and Black Basketball Attack

    Andrew Sharp, netw3rk, Danny Chau and Louisa Thomas

    You daily look at last night's NBA action. Louisa Thomas: If Serge Ibaka were not out with a calf injury, the Spurs would not have scored 120 points in the paint in the first two games of the Western Conference finals. They would not have...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  14. Career Arc: Russell Westbrook

    Brian Phillips

    Let's start with the growth spurt. The transformation of Russell Westbrook Jr. from an uncelebrated 16-year-old shooting guard to a potential NBA draft pick happened during the summer after his junior year in high school, when he shot up five in...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  15. NBA Playoffs Overnight: The Perfect Spur

    netw3rk, Andrew Sharp, Shea Serrano and Chris Ryan

    A look back at last night's NBA action. (GIFs by Jason Gallagher) Andrew Sharp: He would smother people on defense. He would knock down open 3s and never take any other kind of shot from the perimeter. He'd have a...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  16. Conference Finals Preview: How the Absence of Ibaka Will Tip the ...

    Zach Lowe

    Midway through the 2012 Western Conference finals, after the Spurs had passed and cut the Thunder into a dizzy haze, Oklahoma City came to a collective realization that tipped the league's balance of power: Holy crap! We are crazy athletic and l...

    Blog | May 19, 2014