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Western Conference Finals

10 Things I Learned from OKC vs. GSW

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I attended the first two games of the 2016 Western Conference Finals., the Oklahoma Thunder (OKC) vs. the Golden State Warriors (GSW). The best of seven series is tied up 1-1.

It Took Steph Curry 118 Seconds To Score 15 Points And Blow Our Minds

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.19.2016 | Sports

A back-and-forth battle in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals led to a surprising early-series deficit for the Golden State Warriors. And, fo...

Why You Should Want the Memphis Grizzlies to Win an NBA Championship

Mikah Meyer | Posted 07.19.2013 | Sports
Mikah Meyer

I ask you, fans across America and around the world, to root for Memphis -- both the Grizzlies team and the city. Maybe a Grizzlies championship can provide just the "grits" this Southern city needs.

Unheralded Nuggets Playing With Chip On Their Shoulders

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Denver

By Frank Pingue TORONTO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets are happy flying under the radar, but a lack of attention despite an imp...

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Len Berman | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Triple Crown fever hasn't exactly gripped the country. How come? We haven't had a Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, the longest drought. And yet I sense a lack of excitement over I'll Have Another.

No Easy Path: OKC Ties Series

Malaika Bobino | Posted 08.04.2012 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

It's young versus old, and the Thunder is a fast-paced, up-tempo team led by Kevin Durant, who was second in the NBA's MVP voting behind LeBron James.

Spurs, Thunder Fans Brawl In Stands

Posted 05.30.2012 | Sports

Before the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals got underway, fans of both the Thunder and Spurs apparently battled each other in...

Spurs Top Thunder With Dominant Half-Court Execution Once Again

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Because of its remarkable floor spacing and ability to run non-traditional, high-ball screens for Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, their offense quite literally leaves OKC with a cadre of defensive choices, none of which are particularly good.

'I Want Some Nasty'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

Over the years, the San Antonio Spurs have been described as many things. Tim Duncan and his teammates have been labeled as "boring." The stout defens...

Thunder vs. Spurs Comes Down To Westbrook vs. Parker

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

While Parker doesn't have the sheer athletic ability of his counterpart, his ability to get into the lane and finish below the rim with his patented floaters and leaners is remarkable. No point guard in basketball has a better "paint game."


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA finals. Nowitzki swished a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:14 left ...

Jordan Schultz

Upset City: Previewing Dallas And Oklahoma City | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

Note: Watch my conference final breakdowns with Noah Coslov of CineSport. Click HERE for my breakdown of the Bulls-Heat series. The Western Conf...