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HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook knows he's in for a huge change in his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets.And he's ready to do whatever it takes to make the move work as he prepares ...
Jul 26, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - The words rebuilding and tanking don't sit well with Thunder general manager Sam Presti.He prefers the terms repositioning and replenishing.No matter what he calls it, he has quite a task in front of him after trading Oklahoma ...
Jul 26, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Yosef Maaroof wanted one more Russell Westbrook memory in Oklahoma City.When he learned on Thursday night the Thunder were planning to send Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and draft picks, the 20-year-old Tulsa resident ...
Jul 16, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Everyone knows that Russell Westbrook and James Harden played together before, which automatically makes their reunion in Houston seem like the right fit.It won't be that easy.They've both changed since those days.But here ...
Jul 13, 2019
OF course, this summer's free agency frenzy won't be complete without Daryl Morey joining in on the fun. The Houston Rockets general manager has finally struck a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, acquiring superstar Russell Westbrook in ...
Jul 12, 2019
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CHICAGO - After the Houston Rockets were eliminated by the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals two months ago, James Harden and Chris Paul engaged in a "verbal back-and-forth" that required intervention.According the The New ...
Jul 12, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Russell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leaving Houston to make that reunion happen.A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Paul ...
Jul 12, 2019
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RUSSELL Westbrook hit two birds with one stone: get his wish to be traded as well as reunite with a former star teammate.The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar has been traded to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul to set up a ...
Jul 12, 2019
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CHICAGO - "Life," he once quoted, "is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."Across five decades, Pat Riley has stolen our collective breaths. We watched him collect ten championships as a player, coach ...
Jul 10, 2019
Come on, Sam Presti. You're not fooling anyone. After pulling the trigger on the Paul George trade, the general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder can't be the biggest loser of free agency, especially with the unprecedented haul of picks ...
Jul 8, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook each underwent surgery on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).George had surgery for a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder and his status will be evaluated before the start of the 2019- ...
May 8, 2019
FOR the third consecutive year, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been handed a first-round exit from the NBA playoffs. Three!This year, their unfortunate demise came at the hands of a clock that said: DAME TIME. Damian Lillard and the Portland ...
Apr 26, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook called his play in Game 2 "unacceptable."It was more than acceptable in Game Three. He had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 120-108, on Friday night (Saturday, ...
Apr 20, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 120-108, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) to cut their series deficit to 2-1.Paul George added 22 points, Jerami ...
Apr 20, 2019
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers opened their playoff series against the No. 6 Oklahoma City Thunder with a 104-99 victory on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Enes Kanter added 20 points and a ...
Apr 15, 2019
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WHILE the Trail Blazers have something of an antagonistic relationship with the Thunder, Damian Lillard would not label it a full-blown rivalry.That could change on Sunday (Monday, Manila time)."This is our first time playing them in a playoff series, ...
Apr 14, 2019
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by CHARLES F. GARDNERMILWAUKEE - Russell Westbrook got his 34th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks' backups 127-116 Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) to lock up the sixth seed in the Western Conference ...
Apr 11, 2019
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MINNEAPOLIS - Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 132-126, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Paul George also scored 27 points and Dennis Schroder had 14 of his 21 in ...
Apr 7, 2019
Oklahoma City Thunder's all-star guard and MVP candidate Russell Westbrook racked up an astonishing triple-double on Wednesday in another historic display of his all-around greatness. He put up 20 points, 20 rebounds, and 21 assists, making him only ...
Apr 5, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook became just the second player in NBA history to have 20 points, 20 rebounds and 20 assists in a game as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 119-103, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time). ...
Apr 3, 2019
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