2012 Playoffs

Thunder Coach Scott Brooks is No Longer Under Contract, But Negotiations Continue

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As of this writing, Scott Brooks is now officially a free agent. Apparently, earlier reports that implied he would be signing a contract soon were wrong.

The Thunder and Scott Brooks Will "Soon Finalize a Four Year Deal"

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Yep, it's looking like a potential nightmare has been averted. After holding our breath, it looks like Brooks will finalize an extension before he becomes a free agent.

NBA Finals Interview with The Sonics Fan Behind the Thunder Bench and Sonicsgate Director Jason Reid, Part 3

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With this section of the interview, I was trying to look at how Thunder and Sonic fans could have a better relationship. I was also trying to get an idea of what closure would be for the Sonicsgate...

Thunder vs Heat: 2012 NBA Finals Post-Mortem

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It is finally time to sign off on the Thunder's 2012 NBA Playoff run.

NBA Finals Interview with The Sonics Fan Behind the Thunder Bench and Sonicsgate Director Jason Reid, Part 2

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With this part of the interview, I focused a little bit more on what they did specifically at games, and their attitude towards Thunder fans and the Thunder in general. Most importantly, I asked...

NBA Finals Interview with The Sonics Fan Behind the Thunder Bench and Sonicsgate Director Jason Reid, Part 1

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I know some of you might be sick of hearing about the situation with Seattle and all of the trolls running around the internet. But my aim with this interview was to help us better understand each...

Thunder vs Heat 2012 Finals: Final Player Grads

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The 2012 NBA Finals are in the book and OKC fans are left with a summer to think about all the 'what-if's' that could have altered the trajectory of the series (there were many). Above all else...

Thunder vs Heat: 2012 Finals Game 5 Grades

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We have reached the end of the line. There would be no more close calls, arguable referee fouls, or missed free throws. The Heat exploded past the Thunder in Game 5 and concluded the series with...

The Thunder Come Home [Video]

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The Thunder return home after losing the Heat in the 2012 Finals [Video]

2012 NBA Finals Game 5 Micro-Movie [Video]

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I don't blame you if you don't want to watch this one.

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Thunder vs Heat: Miami Takes the Title [Game 5 Video Highlights]

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The Miami Heat finished off the Thunder in Game 5 by finally putting all of their pieces together and running away in the second half.

Thunder Lose 2012 NBA Finals: Reactions From Royal Ivey, Reggie Jackson, and Eric Maynor

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As I entered the Thunder locker room last night, at first, I couldn't tell they had lost. Everybody looked just like they did after the previous two finals losses in Miami. But after talking to...

Heat 121, Thunder 106: The End (2012 NBA Finals Game 5 Quick Recap)

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It's over. The playoff run, the dominance over the Mavericks, Lakers, and Spurs, all of that ran square into the massive back of Heat #6 and there was no way around it.

Miami Heat: 2011-2012 NBA Champions

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Congratulations to the Miami Heat for winning the title against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Miami left no doubts lingering in the end and finished off the Thunder 4-1. Congratulations to Heat fans...

Thunder vs Heat: Can OKC Go Home Again? (2012 NBA Finals Game 5 Preview)

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Here we are. The Thunder are staring at a 3-1 deficit and heading into the belly of the beast on Miami's home court.

Thunder Up For 2012 Finals Game 5: Best Battle Speeches of All Time

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The Thunder are in for a mighty challenge tonight. As they prepare mentally and physically, I thought it would be prudent to get appropriately amped up by watching and reflecting on some of the...

Grantland's Pruiti: How Harden's Hesitation Cost the Thunder

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If you watched the ending of Game 4, you saw it. No, not Russell Westbrook's costly foul, but James Harden looking like a James Harden impostor.

Bill Simmons on Russell Westbrook: "That Boy Competed"

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Bill Simmons tackled the Russell Westbrook's Game 4 adventure in his latest column. It is well worth a read, not because he breaks any new ground, but because sometimes it takes an outsider to...

Thunder vs Heat: 2012 Finals Game 4 Grades

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Game 4 of the NBA Finals did not end the way that we had hoped. The Thunder had their chances once again, and just like in Games 2 and 3 the Heat were able to win all the critical battles while the...

2012 NBA Finals Game 4 Micro-Movie [Video]

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Relive the prelude, beginning, climax, and painful ending of Game 4. We will always have Russell Westbrook and his "kill the wedding party" run through the Heat defense. Sadly, we will also always...

SB Nation Reviews 2012 NBA Finals Game 4 [SB Nation Video]

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SB Nation's Ben Golliver breaks down Game 4 for us, in all its hopeful, panic-inducing, exciting, and heartbreaking detail.

Thunder vs Heat: OKC Wears Down, Trails 3-1 [Game 4 Video Highlights]

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The Heat defeated the Thunder last night and claimed a 3-1 lead in the 2012 NBA Finals.

Heat 104, Thunder 98: On the Brink (2012 NBA Finals Game 4 Quick Recap)

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For the first time in the entire series the Thunder started out the game playing their own brand of basketball. They were pushing the tempo, forcing the Heat into long-range shots, built and early...

Thunder vs Heat: Mission - Even the Series (2012 NBA Finals Game 4 Preview)

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The Thunder must go into Game 4 tonight looking to attack early and often to put the Heat on its heels.

OKC Thunder Game 4's: A Look to the Past

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We are now a few hours away from tonight's 2012 NBA Finals Game 4, a game between the Thunder and Heat that will go a long way in telling us how this series will evolve.

2012 NBA Finals Game 3 Micro-Movie [Video]

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The NBA offers up its micro-movie for the 2012 NBA Finals' Game 3. We all felt really good about how the Thunder were able to avoid the early game jitters, and managed to take a brief lead in the...

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