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Donovan and Thunder stumbling into 2019 NBA Playoffs

Early in the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder looked like it might be a real contender in the Western Conference. Now, with just four games remaining, it is just barely hanging onto its spot in the playoffs. OKC clinched its playoff berth over the weekend, but its first-round matchup isn’t …

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NBA Recap: Magic lose fourth straight as OKC’s George drops 37

The Orlando Magic (20-31) will want no more of the Western Conference and their all-stars after Tuesday night. Arguably the NBA’s two leading MVP candidates, James Harden and Paul George, have given the Magic and head coach Steve Clifford a venomous taste of their scoring abilities in the last few days alone. …

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Florida Men’s Basketball Faces Tough Road Test Against No. 17 Florida State

The Florida Men’s Basketball team will take on the 17th-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a highly-anticipated season opener. The Gators haven’t defeated their in-state rivals since 2013-14, when Billy Donovan, Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young and Casey Prather led the team to a Final Four berth. After leading the team to …

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NBA: Lakers Earn First Home Win, Thunder Still Winless

Ten days into the NBA regular season, and the Western Conference is already showing fans that it might be a lot more unpredictable this season. The Oklahoma City Thunder (0-4) fell to the Boston Celtics (3-2) at home on Thursday night, 101-95. Billy Donovan’s team has had a tough stretch …

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Billy Donovan Enters Fourth Season with the Oklahoma City Thunder

Billy Donovan is entering his fourth season with the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in the 73rd season of the NBA. After a 19-year run with the Florida Gators, Donovan was hired by the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015. In Donovan’s first season, the Thunder went 55-27, finished 3rd in the …

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Oklahoma City Looks to Thunder on the Jazz Parade in Game 4

The Oklahoma City Thunder looks to even the series with the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena at two apiece Monday night. Utah starters scored 98 points to take a 2-1 series lead in game three after splitting the first two games. Jazz guard Ricky Rubio recorded the franchise’s first …

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OKC Thunder Winning Under Donovan

At the beginning of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder had what some would refer to as a dull start. The Thunder were 14-15 back in December at the start of the season. Even after losing Durant, former Gator great coach Billy Donovan has made a new game plan this year …

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Round of 32 Preview: No. 6 Florida vs. No. 3 Texas Tech

The No. 6 seed Florida Gators are set to take on the No. 3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Round of 32 on Saturday night at 8:40 p.m. ET at the American Airlines Center on TNT. Florida is 10-3 all-time in the second round of the NCAA Tournament …

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Round of 64 Preview: No. 11 St. Bonaventure vs. No. 6 Florida

After an excellent play-in game on Tuesday night, the Florida Gators will take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Thursday night at 9:57 p.m. in Dallas on TruTV. The Bonnies knocked the UCLA Bruins out of the NCAA Tournament in their First Four play-in game, 65-58. KenPom is projecting a …

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