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Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics drives against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 24, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

No Durant, But Thunder Still Beat Celtics 101-83

NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season and Serge Ibaka scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-83 victory.

01/24/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. (Credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jackson, Durant Lead Thunder Past Celtics, 119-96

Reggie Jackson scored a career-high 27 points, Kevin Durant added 21 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder halted their home-court swoon with a 119-96 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.

01/05/2014

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Thunder’s Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee Surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.

04/26/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 19:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat celebrates during Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at American Airlines Arena on June 19, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Lebron James Carrying Heat Closer To Winning Title

Gresh & Zo discuss the divisive figure of LeBron James.

06/20/2012

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Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA Finals

Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.

06/07/2012

Thabo Sefolosha of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives ahead of Stephen Jackson of the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 31, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over Spurs

Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio’s winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.

06/01/2012

Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is defended by Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 29, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Thunder

Parker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.

05/30/2012

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs  drives to the basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 27, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Get “Nasty” To Top Thunder In Game 1

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s caught-on-camera “I want some nasty!” command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.

05/28/2012

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NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And Prediction

Back in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).

05/24/2012

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Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 Loss

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.

05/22/2012

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