The joy and anticipation is palpable. I hope the Thunder have a chance to ice those Zach Randolph-battered limbs, because here comes Tyson Chandler, Dirk Nowitzki, and a new band of ruffians to challenge the Thunder further.
Mayberry's post-game notes. Westbrook recorded the 5th Game Seven triple-double in NBA history. Suck on it, Bayless.
Young offers insight of the locker room right before the game started. The team was cool as a cucumber. Are you surprised?
This story actually ran before the game yesterday, but it is worth going back and reading it. Friend does a great job exploring Durant's childhood and how he came to be who he is. One hint - he loves his mama.
Hollinger looks toward the Thunder's future by looking backward.
Pelton hones in on the four players that pushed the Thunder over the top.
Kevin Durant bounced back from his horrid Game Six to put the league on notice once more that he's figuring this whole basketball thing out.
Show some love to SB Nation's Grizzlies blog. They have been fantastic this whole series.
The writer recaps each of the games from this remarkable seven game series.