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Despite Losses, Westbrook’s Goal Remains Same

May 30, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan (left) instructs guard Russell Westbrook (0) against the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter in game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

New season, new expectations. Or, maybe not, according to the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook. Despite an offseason that had the team undergo significant changes, Westbrook’s clear goal is still to win an NBA title. His drive and determination prevent him from looking at the colossal obstacles that stand in …

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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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