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NBA Playoff Preview: LeBron James And The Heat Face New Kid On The Block And Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

The grueling nature of the NBA Playoffs may not offer the same one-game excitement as March Madness, but the high energy and the spate of storylines r...

Why Proponents of Raising the NBA Age Minimum Are Full of Beans

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 03.06.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The NBA's owners may sincerely believe that they will be improving the overall product if they start barring players under 20. But they will be sincerely mistaken.

Thunder Coach Explains Why It's Kevin Durant's Fault He Didn't Score 50

Posted 03.05.2014 | Sports

Don't blame Scott Brooks for the fact that Kevin Durant didn't reach 50 points on Tuesday night. As the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder saw it...

Dethroning the King: Why LeBron James Won't Win this Year's NBA MVP Award

Mack Biester | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports
Mack Biester

The MVP is the most debated award every year, due largely to its vague definition historically. It does not simply go to the league's leading scorer, nor to the best player on the team that finishes with the most wins. It is the player that is the most valuable to his team.

Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Need To Strike More Balance For OKC Thunder

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.28.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Rest easy, Oklahoma City Thunder fans: Everything is going to be OK. For those of you who haven't paid attention, the Thunder has dropped three consecutive games since point guard Russell Westbrook returned from knee surgery. To be fair, two of those losses came at the hands of the Heat and Clippers. But OKC reached a new low Wednesday night when the NBA's second-best home team fell to lowly Cleveland, its third consecutive home defeat. We've got two questions here: What exactly is going on, and how can these issues be fixed?

Jordan Schultz

How 5 NBA Contenders Can Win A Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

The word "contender" will likely be frequently misused during the second half of the NBA season, the same way everybody's always talking about LeBron ...

Jordan Schultz

Adam Silver: 'The So-Called One-And-Done Is Bad For College And Is Bad For The NBA'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.25.2014 | Sports

Should the NBA prevent young men from earning a living playing basketball? The debate has raged around the question ever since the league implemen...

Should Basketball Be A Winter Olympic Sport?

Mitch Goldich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

Today, professional leagues from the United States to Bulgaria to Taiwan all agree: It's kind of a winter sport. But I've been watching the Winter Olympics for two weeks and still haven't seen any basketball. So what gives?

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Durant On Pace For First Ever MVP

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

The NBA season has reached its midway point, and here's what we know: Miami and Indiana are on a collision course in the Eastern Conference, and the p...

HIGHLIGHTS: Durant Lifts Thunder

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kevin Durant said the mutual admiration between the Thunder and the Trail Blazers only goes so far. "We respect this team and...

Durant Stays Hot Against Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Down by 18 points midway through the opening quarter, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked well on their way to witnessing...

WATCH: Durant Does It Again

AP | MURRAY EVANS | Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 41 points, including the game-winning jumper with 1.5 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied f...

Kevin Durant Tweets Who He Wants In Dunk Contest

Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant was asked on Twitter who he would like to see participate in the NBA's Slam Dunk Contest. Somehow, despite...

2014 NBA All-Star Starters Announced

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant called for younger players in the All-Star game, and the fans listened. They still want Bryant, too....

WATCH: NBA Players Play 'Jingle Bells' With Jumpers

Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

The NBA released its new Christmas commercial featuring some of the league's brightest stars -- in their Christmas day uniforms -- shooting three-poin...

Westbrook Looks Like His Old Self In Season Debut

Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

Russell Westbrook made his surprisingly quick return to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night and looked like the explosive point guard basketball...

Jordan Schultz

2013 NBA Western Conference Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

The NBA season tips off on Oct. 29, and as is par for the course, the drama has already begun. The Western Conference features an abundance of questio...

Lessons From Durant vs. Wade 'Feud'

Noah Coslov | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Noah Coslov

We've seen Durant act in commercials and this didn't appear to follow "KD Investigates, Take 2." Harden and Dwight Howard were both told CSN Houston that Durant's comments were sincere and on Friday, Darren Rovell tweeted that Durant and Gatorade were breaking up.

Twitter Battle: Wade vs. Durant

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant are getting a little 1-on-1 in before the season starts. Well, on Twitter, anyway. ...

LOOK: Bieber Hangs Out With NBA All Stars

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

Apparently Justin Bieber is now hanging out with a couple of NBA superstars when he isn't showing off his hockey fandom. Bieber posted a photo to ...

WATCH: Durant Drops Hammer Dunk In Drew League

Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports The last time we saw Kevin Durant in a summer league game, he was on the wrong end of a blocked layup. Durant made...

Durant Gets Swatted At Summer League Game

Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports Kevin Durant had some wins this offseason as he signed to Roc Nation Sports and getting engaged to Monica Wright. ...

Kevin Durant Gets Engaged

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

On the same weekend that NFL star Robert Griffin III tied the knot, NBA star Kevin Durant got engaged to his girlfriend and WNBA guard Monica Wright. ...

Best Athlete Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

Whether they were sharing their opinions on the wardrobe choices of a certain wire walker or expressing shock at the dismantling of the Boston Celtics...

Durant Joins Jay-Z's Agency

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

Kevin Durant has become the first NBA star to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation agency. Durant posted a photo on social media Monday of hims...