Oklahoma City Thunder

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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
Jayson Tatum says he understands why Russell Westbrook fired back at the Jazz fan who was allegedly hurling vulgar insults at him. On Wednesday, the young Celtics star said he thinks players should be allowed to defend themselves against vehement verbal attacks. "People always expect us to turn the...
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Lucy Burdge
March 13, 2019 - 6:12 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Minnesota at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (WEEI-AM 850) NBA: Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Golden...
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Alex Reimer
April 24, 2018 - 1:03 pm
Mitt Romney is a real sports fan just like you and me. He puts on his $250 custom jersey over a button-down dress-shirt and taunts opposing players from his $1,200 courtside seat. Then on the way home, he ties his dog to the roof of his car . The ex-Massachusetts governor and failed Republican...
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Lucy Burdge
April 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Minnesota at NY Yankees, 6:30 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. (NESN) NBA: Milwaukee at Boston, 7...
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Alex Reimer
March 21, 2018 - 5:46 pm
The Celtics’ 100-99 win over the Thunder was one of the most exciting victories of the season. Too bad the NBA says it shouldn’t have counted. The league’s last two-minute report from Tuesday says Marcus Morris should have been called for a five-second violation before the final inbounds pass. On...
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The Kevin Durant "KD 9" shoe was released by Nike on June 20. (NIKE)
Mike Petraglia
June 25, 2016 - 2:13 pm
Isaiah Thomas is not taking no for an answer. The Celtics dynamic and personable point guard took to Twitter Saturday to continue his marketing effort to sell Kevin Durant on why he should come to Boston. In a tweet, Thomas indicated he was ready to go out and get a new pair of shoes, "I need me a...
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Isaiah Thomas tweeted to Kevin Durant in the moments after the Thunder's Game 7 loss to Golden State.
Mike Petraglia
May 31, 2016 - 7:05 am
Isaiah Thomas had good intentions in his immediate recruitment of Kevin Durant after the Thunder's Game 7 loss to the Warriors Monday night. Just about an hour after Durant and the Thunder fell, 96-88, to the Warriors, Thomas took to Twitter to plant a seed in the mind of the superstar, who will...
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Warriors guard Klay Thompson scores over Thunder forward Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 6 Saturday night. (Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
May 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Maybe what the Celtics should really be looking for is the next Klay Thompson in the June 23 draft. For all the talk about who to take with the third pick or if they should trade for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel, the Celtics could use a long scorer like Thompson, the somewhat overshadowed other...
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Terrance Knighton isn't giving up on Kevin Durant coming to Boston. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
May 26, 2016 - 10:47 am
FOXBORO -- Terrance Knighton is busy learning the playbook for the Patriots in their spring practices, workouts and OTAs. But when he's not in the playbook, he's planning out different ways of recruiting Kevin Durant to the Celtics. Apparently, Knighton didn't hear Jackie MacMullan on OM&F on...
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) drives the ball against Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) in the first half Wednesday at TD Garden. (David Butler II/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2016 - 3:35 pm
Impending free agent Kevin Durant is calling for a little perspective when it comes to cities he might choose in free agency this summer. First of all, there's a good chance that the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar might sign a one-year contract (likely back in Oklahoma City) to reach his 10-year...
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