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Russell Westbrook And The Thunder Are Incapable Of Playing Unexciting Playoff Games

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The Oklahoma City Thunder are officially a lightning rod for controversial, bizarre, and unquestionably exciting finishes in these NBA playoffs. After thrilling viewers with a couple of insane comebacks against the Grizzlies in the first round, the Thunder fell victim to an improbable comeback in Darren Collison’s podium game on Sunday, and it appeared that with

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Thank You For Not Coaching In The NBA Playoffs

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After that first round, there was nowhere to go but down. Yet two coaches that were highly criticized for their decisions (or lack there of) went into full nose dive mode as their teams were absolutely handled at home in the first game of the Conference Semifinals. Let’s start with Frank Vogel, perhaps the more

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This Is How Close Serge Ibaka Was To A Game-Winning Putback

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Serge Ibaka nearly gave the Oklahoma City Thunder a huge victory in Game 5 of their series against the Memphis late Tueday night, but the release of his potential game-winning putback was just a tenth of a second too late. Down by one point in the final seconds of overtime, Kevin Durant attempted a long

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Maybe The NBA Playoffs Aren’t A Sleep Train

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Are we there yet? Like so many young children on the way to a summer vacation on the coast, NBA fans spend most of their time this year wondering how long they’ll have to wait for a predictable showdown between the Heat and the Western Conference champions this June. You’ve heard the complaints. The postseason

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Kris Humphries Gets Mozgov’d By Blake Griffin

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Wait, is it Mozgov’d? Or, is it Perkins’d? We’re not sure. Maybe they’re interchangeable? Either way, I’m sure basketball purist nitwits on the Interwebs will make some sort of proclamation that this not really a dunk — and, thus, not a posterization — because Blake Griffin’s hand didn’t make contact with the rim. Those people

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