The Thunder have another day off, so if you're itching for some basketball, check out our live blog tonight from the 66ers game. You can also watch the game live on futurecast, or if you're in the Tulsa area, head on over to the Spirit Bank Event Center and check them out. They got a rare win yesterday in an afternoon overtime game that saw Shaun Livingston dish out 11 assists in his 3rd game with the team. Who needs the Big 12 tournament when you have great D-League action going on just up the street, or a mouse click away?
In case you aren't watching Thunder Live right now, they just showed Kevin Durant out during warm ups participating in the team shoot around. Although he won't play tonight, its looking more and more likely that he could make his return this Saturday at Phoenix to take on the Suns.
Weird incident in the Italian League where Jennings helped the opposite team toward 100 points by fouling in the backcourt with just seconds left and his team down by 30+ points. Huh?
Just wanted to let everyone know that I'll be doing a LIVE BLOG from the Tulsa 66ers game tomorrow at 3pm, followed by our normal Live Commenting for the Thunder game tomorrow Evening. Its my first time doing a live blog on site (Thanks so much to Scott at Ridiculous Upside for getting this ball rolling, and Ryan with the Tulsa 66ers), but I'm hoping to give you guys a look at how fun it is to watch the 66ers in the intimate Spirit Bank Event Center. You can expect Updates every 15 minutes once the game gets underway, as well as pictures to go along with that.
Thabo Sefolosha has a sprained MCL and is now listed as a game-time decision for Saturday's meeting with New Orleans, according to Scott Brooks.Oklahoman
I wondered how Dallas would do after Cubans post-Thunder loss rant. Does my heart good to see that Oklahoma's other adopted beat them by over 15-pts.!
OKLAHOMA CITY (TICKER) —The Oklahoma City Thunder could have leading scorer Kevin Durant back in the lineup by the weekend. The second-year forward was off crutches and walking with only a slight limp during Monday’s 96-87 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Durant was expected to miss seven to 14 days after suffering a severely sprained right ankle in Dallas on Friday. "It’s definitely improving," Oklahoma coach Scott Brooks told The Oklahoman. "Young guys’ bodies heal a lot quicker than older guys." Durant will not play Wednesday against Washington, meaning the earliest he could return would be Saturday at New Orleans. The reigning Rookie of the Year, Durant is averaging 26.0 points - the league’s fourth-best mark - and 6.6 rebounds per game. "We don’t want this to linger into the summer when he will develop into an ever better player," Brooks said. "Kevin is a big part of this franchise. We’re not going to jeopardize a couple games here and there. "With Kevin, its’ going to be tough to keep him off the court because he loves the game. But we’re going to make sure he’s 100 percent before we put him on the court."
I not only like their style, I like the fact that they seem to have really adopted the State.
One priceless piece on Kevin Durant. Have to admit, I never thought I'd say kind things about a Longhorn, either, but this one has earned it big time. Highlights: When asked if he or Blake Griffin was the most popular sports figure in Oklahoma, he quickly answered Sam Bradford. Then who should have won the Heisman? Coly McCoy, of course. Loves to tease everyone north of the river flashing the Horns sign, but doesn't get mad when it's returned upside-down. Refused to pose for his Rookie Challenge MVP short until teammates Green & Westbrook were alongside.