Shane Battier's Pregame PlaylistCBS Local Sports was able to get a look at Battier's pregame playlist, and as expected, it's the perfect mix of songs to inspire a veteran playing a for a title.
LeBron Too Much For Thunder; Heat Again 2 Wins From TitleThe 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.
Heat Survive Thunder Rally for 100-96 Win
Durant Powers Thunder Past LeBron's Heat 105-94Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, Russell Westbrook added 27 points and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Miami Heat 105-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals Pits LeBron Versus DurantLeBron James versus Kevin Durant. It is the story of these NBA finals. One of them will emerge with his first championship and probably the title of best player in the game.
Thunderstruck: OKC Fans Go Crazy For NBAOklahoma sports fans previously split their loyalties between OU and OSU, but now the state has become united behind OKC, as the Thunder prepare for the Heat in the NBA Finals.
NBA Finals: Will The Heat Scorch The Thunder?After a labor related splintered season, the NBA Finals is quite the perfect storm. In a battle of epic meteorological proportions, the Thunder takes on the Heat. But more importantly, this is the matchup that seems to be the one most of the basketball universe wants to see.
Thunder Beat Spurs 108-103Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 on Monday night and moving within a victory of a series knockout.
Spurs Can't Stop Durant, Fall 109-103 To ThunderOnce Kevin Durant got going, the San Antonio Spurs couldn't find a way to slow him down.
NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And PredictionBack in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).
NBA Western Conference Semifinal Matchups And PredictionsThe first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Western Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Western Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
James Harden Wins 2012 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year AwardWhen James Harden, the 2012 NBA Sixth Man of the Year was drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the third overall pick at the 2009 NBA Draft, he could be considered almost clean shaven in comparison to how he appears now, rocking his celebrated buccaneer beard.