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(AUDIO) The Heat Aren’t the Favorite to Win the NBA Title

The NBA regular season is over and the playoffs are set to start this weekend. Booger and Rich discussed which teams should be the favorites and what Finals matchup they expect to see once the […]

98.7 The Fan–04/17/2014

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Thunder’s Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee Surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.


Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Five

Champs! James’ Triple-Double Lifts Heat to Title

MIAMI (AP) — Best player in the game. Best team in the league. Now NBA champion, too. LeBron James is finally savoring it all since taking his talents to South Beach. “Happiest day of my […]

CBS Tampa–06/21/2012

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NBA Game 4 Preliminary TV Rating Best Since 2004

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA Finals’ Game 4 preliminary television rating is the highest since 2004. The Miami Heat’s 104-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night on ABC earned a 12.4 overnight rating. […]

CBS Tampa–06/20/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Four

Heat Top Thunder 104-98, 1 Win From NBA Title

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James could hardly stand, certainly couldn’t run. Good thing all he needed to do was shoot. Better get well fast, LeBron. You’re one win away from the biggest party of your […]

CBS Tampa–06/20/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat - Game Three

James Scores 29, Heat Overtakes Thunder 91-85

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent. James had 29 […]

CBS Tampa–06/18/2012

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant (R)

The Spotlight is There for Durant, if He Wants It

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he’s pretty good. Kevin Durant is a mystery even to some of the players […]

CBS Tampa–06/14/2012

Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (L) and Dwyane W

Durant Powers Thunder Past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant keeps insisting these NBA Finals are Thunder against Heat, not him against LeBron James. So far, his side is winning both matchups. Durant delivered the fourth quarter his counterpart […]

CBS Tampa–06/13/2012

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Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA Finals

Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.


Thabo Sefolosha of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives ahead of Stephen Jackson of the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 31, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over Spurs

Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio’s winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.