Toronto Blue Jays’ outfielder Melky Cabrera should watch the movie ‘Ted’ and learn about thunder buddies.
The Detroit Pistons are a much-improved team after Joe Dumars rebuilt the roster once again over the summer.
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
A heartbreaking loss for the Detroit Pistons falling to the Oklahoma City Thunder 92-90 on Monday night.
Detroit never got closer than nine after that, falling to 0-6 on the season – one loss shy of matching the worst starts in franchise history in 1962 and 1980.
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 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.
Parker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s caught-on-camera “I want some nasty!” command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.
Back 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).