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Oklahoma City Falls Flat, Warriors Advance to NBA Finals for Second Straight Season

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the fourth quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Thunder 96-88. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder shocked the basketball world this postseason by taking a 3-1 lead against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. However, the Warriors’ historic season will continue after beating OKC three consecutive times—including last night’s 96-88 win at Golden State. Only nine other NBA teams have ever come back from a …

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Thunder Welcome Warriors for Game 4 of Western Conference Finals

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Earlier this year, the Golden State Warriors played 64 days into the NBA regular season before recording two losses. Just six days into the NBA’s Western Conference final, the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Golden State twice and took a 2-1 series lead by way of a dominant 133-105 home win in Game 3. Oklahoma City will look to extend that …

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Thunder Steal Game 1 From Warriors

May 16, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) congratulates forward Kevin Durant (35) for being fouled during the second quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

First-year coach Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled out an unexpected win Monday night when they matched up against the Golden State Warriors in Warrior territory. The Warriors and the Thunder played each other three times in the regular season, each time the Thunder came up short. It did not look …

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NBA Playoff Recap

Apr 18, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo (8) is fouled by Indiana Pacers guard Ty Lawson (10) in game two of the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Pacers 98-87. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma City took hold of the series last night with a redemptive performance from Kevin Durant. The 2014 MVP scored 34 points and Russell Westbrook added 26 points on the night leading the Thunder to a 131-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. This was the first game on the road for the …

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Thunder’s Win Streak Ends at Eight Following Loss to Pistons

Mar 29, 2016; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) battle for the ball during the third quarter at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Detroit Pistons 88-82 at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Tuesday night, snapping their eight game winning streak. Thunder head coach Billy Donovan decided to sit out starters Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, forcing Oklahoma City to rely heavily on point guard Russell …

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OKC Thunder Keep Winning

Mar 22, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) dunks the ball against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The Oklahoma City Thunder are on a role after defeating the Houston Rockets 111-107 on Tuesday night. This gives the Thunder their fifth consecutive win of the season. This is former head coach of the Florida Gator’s, Billy Donovan’s, first year with the Thunder and it looks as though the …

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Recapping Sunday’s NBA playoffs, Monday games

The Miami Heat are one win closer to defending their title after Sunday night’s Game 1 NBA playoff win at home over the Milwaukee Bucks 110-87. LeBron James led all scorers with 27 points, and he added 10 rebounds and eight assists to his stat sheet as well. James received a lot of criticism leading up to …

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