Grizzlies Beat Thunder in Game 2 2 weeks ago | Tipped by Quickish |
Great New Gatorade Ad Featuring Durant, Wade on 27/3/13 | Tipped by Quickish |
Durant's Thunder Top Griffin's Clippers on 23/1/13 | Tipped by Quickish |
REAX: "The Thunder are one game ahead of their pace last season, not because of anyone's absence, but everyone's growth." (Lee Jenkins, SI.com)
Weekend Read: "A Basketball Fairy Tale" on 9/11/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
Led by Durant, the Thunder has become one of the N.B.A.’s best and youngest and most popular teams, an international icon of brotherhood and good will that has helped to usher in golden ages in both Oklahoma City and the N.B.A., an electric blue Trojan horse inside of which Oklahoma has managed to smuggle its ethos to the rest of the world: good folksy folks humbly helping other folksy folks stay humble and helpful. (via New York Times Magazine) , on the ascension of the NBA in Oklahoma City, adding: "One of the miracles of the modern Thunder — and there are several — is how quickly they’ve made people forget the stain of their origin."
NBA Last Night: Durant Time on 9/11/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
LeBron, Durant and What's Next? on 22/6/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
Maybe the secret is: There is no secret. Maybe you work really hard, add skills, build relationships with your teammates, stay in great shape, concentrate, take high percentage shots and just keep right on trucking, knowing that with the right people and effort in place, the results will take there of themselves. (via ESPN.com)
Did LeBron Winning Change Anything? on 22/6/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
Maybe thatâ€™s what it would take to convince us that the struggles of great players do not always have a deeper meaning, that struggles with a game arenâ€™t indicative of struggles with personal demons, that even the greatest players can be stymied in their efforts to win the NBA Finals. (via Slate) , with a clever critique of day-after narrative shifts about LeBron, adding: "I donâ€™t want to do it. It goes against everything I believe in. But rooting against Kevin Durant might be the only way to save us all from the tyranny of dumb sports opinions."
Watch: The Heat's Jubilant Locker Room on 22/6/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
And on the other side, Kevin Durant's epic disappointment...
NBA Finals Game 4 Pre-Game Viewing on 19/6/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
Calling 'Em Too Close? Watch Durant's 4 Fouls on 18/6/12 | Tipped by Quickish |
REAX: "My only issues with the officiating were the fouls on KD. Other than that, it was your standard game with misses on both sides. And it's hard to get too worked up when you miss nine free throws and throw away good opportunities regardless of the calls." (DailyThunder.com's Royce Young, via Twitter. Video via CBSSports.com's Ben Golliver.)