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Team USA Ready for Another Run at Gold

Team USA Ready for Another Run at GoldStreeter Lecka/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) -- The Men's 2012 USA basketball team is set.  Now they'll be trying to bring home back-to-back gold medals in the Olympics.The team did lose Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Dwight Howard, but gained Western ...

Chalmers Comes Through in Game 4 for Miami

Chalmers Comes Through in Game 4 for MiamiMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- The Miami Heat are one win away from their first championship in the big three era after they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 104-98 on Tuesday night. Mario Chalmers scored 25 for the Heat while LeBron James batt...

Heat Tame the Thunder 91-85, Take 2-1 Finals Lead

Heat Tame the Thunder 91-85, Take 2-1 Finals LeadMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- Miami Heat forward LeBron James scored 29 points and added 14 boards as the Heat zapped the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-85, giving them a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals. The Heat were down by 10 with 4:33 left in the...

Heat Take Home Court, Beat Thunder 100-96

Heat Take Home Court, Beat Thunder 100-96ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Once again the Miami Heat took the early lead, but this time they held strong, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-96, tying the NBA Finals at one game apiece. For the second straight game, the Miami came ...

Thunder Overcome Early Jitters, Beat Heat in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Thunder Overcome Early Jitters, Beat Heat in Game 1 of NBA FinalsROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages(OKLAHOMA CITY) --  Many Oklahoma City Thunder players were openly jittery for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but after a slow start, the Thunder came roaring back and eventually beat the Miami Heat 105-94. The Thunder struggl...

Thunder Eliminate Spurs, Advance to Finals

Thunder Eliminate Spurs, Advance to FinalsBrett Deering/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving on to the NBA finals for the first time since moving to Oklahoma after a 107-99 game 6 win over the Spurs. Kevin Durant scored 34 points in the close-out game to send his...

Thunder Bolt Past Spurs 108-103, Take 3-2 Series Lead

Thunder Bolt Past Spurs 108-103, Take 3-2 Series LeadRonald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder broke the mold Monday night. They became the first team to win a road game in the Western Conference finals beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103, giving them a 3-2 series lead. The...

Thunder Zap Spurs In Game 4 Of Western Conference Finals

Thunder Zap Spurs In Game 4 Of Western Conference FinalsOklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder zapped the San Antonio Spurs Saturday night, 109-103, in Game Four of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. Forward Kevin Durant led the way for the Thunder scoring 18 of his 36...

Thunder Rout Spurs In Game 3

Thunder Rout Spurs In Game 3Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The streak has been snapped.  The San Antonio Spurs entered game 3 of their Western Conference Finals with a 20-game winning streak dating back to the regular season but after Thursday night, they&rsq...

Spurs Take Game 1 of Western Conference Finals

Spurs Take Game 1 of Western Conference FinalsRonald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) -- The San Antonio Spurs outscored the Oklahoma City Thunder 39-27 in the fourth quarter, as they went on to beat the Thunder 101-98, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Heading into the fourth quarter ...

Thunder Advance to Western Conference Finals

Thunder Advance to Western Conference FinalsRonald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- For the second straight year, the Oklahoma City Thunder is headed to the Western Conference Finals. Oklahoma City received 28 points from guard Russell Westbrook as the Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers ...

Thunder Rally To Take 3-1 Series Lead Against Lakers

Thunder Rally To Take 3-1 Series Lead Against LakersOklahoma City Thunder/NBA(LOS ANGELES) --The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 13 points down in the final eight minutes to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of their Western Conference Semi-Final series, 103-100. Oklahoma City now leads the ...

Lakers Hold Off Thunder, 99-96

Lakers Hold Off Thunder, 99-96Los Angeles Lakers/NBA(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Lakers would not let a lead slip away this time in game 3.  Kobe Bryant put on another vintage playoff performance and the Lakers hit 41 of 42 free throws to put away the Thunder late in the f...

Thunder Rally Past Lakers, 77-75

Thunder Rally Past Lakers, 77-75Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Down seven points with two minutes left, the Thunder found a way to shock the Lakers and come away with the win. Kevin Durant scored 22 points in the victory for Oklahoma City, but his biggest basket came wit...

Thunder Destroy Lakers 119-90, Take Early Series Lead

Thunder Destroy Lakers 119-90, Take Early Series LeadBrett Deering/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder hadn't played a game in nine days, but the players didn't show an ounce of rust. The team had a franchise low four turnovers as the Thunder leveled the Los Angeles Lakers, 119-90. "...

Durant Scores 31, Thunder Roll Past Dallas 95-79, Lead Series 3-0

Durant Scores 31, Thunder Roll Past Dallas 95-79, Lead Series 3-0Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(DALLAS) -- Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant scored 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting, and the Thunder never trailed on their way to a 95-79 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win gives the Thunder a 3-0 series lead....

Durant Leads Thunder Past Mavericks, 99-98

Durant Leads Thunder Past Mavericks, 99-98Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Kevin Durant scored 25 points in Saturday night’s Game 1 but his biggest came with 1.5 seconds left in the fourth, when he nailed a jumper from the foul line to give the Thunder a 99-98 lead. That shot ...

Kevin Durant Wins NBA Scoring Title

Kevin Durant Wins NBA Scoring TitleNBA/Oklahoma City Thunder(NEW YORK) -- Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has won the 2012 NBA scoring title.  The news comes after the Los Angeles Lakers said that guard Kobe Bryant will sit out Thursday night's game against the Sacrament...

Kobe Leads Lakers to Double Overtime Victory Over Thunder

Kobe Leads Lakers to Double Overtime Victory Over ThunderRonald Martinez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) --  Kobe Bryant was well, Kobe Bryant, and Metta World Peace broke the peace, as the Los Angeles Lakers (41-24) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-106 in double overtime. Bryant scored 26 points, inclu...

Clippers Clinch Playoff Berth, Beat Thunder

Clippers Clinch Playoff Berth, Beat ThunderRonald Martinez/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Clippers had already clinched a playoff berth before they stepped foot on the Staples Center floor. Houston's loss to Denver earlier in the night vaulted the Clips into the playoffs, then the...

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