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New Coach, Same Kings

Malaika Bobino | Posted 12.17.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

As if it wasn't bad enough that center DeMarcus Cousins has been out for almost three weeks with viral meningitis. The Kings fired head coach Michael Malone early this week that sent shock waves throughout the organization.

Kevin Durant Is Playing Like An MVP, But Is It Enough For Oklahoma City Thunder?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.16.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Durant's unselfish is a rare trait for a player of his caliber. Think about Carmelo Anthony -- another prodigious scorer, but one who needs to be a volume shooter, at all costs. At 26 years old, Durant will have a chance to become the game's all-time leading scorer, but he shoots it at such a high rate, we are left wondering why he isn't more aggressive. Would a more selfish Durant benefit a team that has yet to fully maximize its potential with a world championship?

Kevin Durant Reportedly Called Dwight Howard A 'P---y'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports

Kevin Durant sat out Sunday’s game against the Houston Rockets due to a foot injury, but that didn’t stop the Oklahoma City Thunder star from gett...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Durant's Injury Puts Pressure on Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports

NBA MVP Kevin Durant may miss up to 19 games with a broken bone in his foot, which will certainly have an impact on the Western Conference. The West i...

THIS Is America's Largest Ignored Minority Group

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.24.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

They -- we -- aren't seen as a legitimate minority group because there's no visible or obvious characteristics that bind us. We're not joined by race or sexual preference or even socio-economic class, though most of us have precious little money.

Common Ground and Conversation

Jason Collins | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Jason Collins

Your gender, religion, race or sexual orientation has no effect on your ability to lead conversations.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Preview: LeBron's Return Home, Derrick Rose's Return To The Court And The Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports

The NBA offseason has replaced MLB's hot stove as the premier destination for high drama. The good news for NBA fans is the 2014 regular season will b...

Jones Fracture Surgery: Kevin Durant's Injury Revealed

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.13.2014 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Oklahoma City GM Sam Presti indicated that they are looking into Durant's treatment options, but most foot surgeons tend to operate on these "Jones Fractures" in high-level athletes.

Reigning NBA MVP Sidelined With Foot Injury

AP | CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant has a fractured foot and the NBA's MVP seems likely to be sidelined for at least the start of the season. ...

Durant Leaves Team USA

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports

Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad that will go to Spain without the lead...

Wild Stat of the Week: Houston Has a Problem

Andrew Wild | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The Houston Astros are in the midst of a historical rebuilding process, one that is challenging some of the fundamental philosophies of baseball.

Jordan Schultz

What Comes Next For The Thunder?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

You don't have to look far back to remember when the Oklahoma City Thunder was the darling of the NBA. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the scoring...

Kevin Durant Will Have To Wait Longer For 1st NBA Title

AP | CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 06.01.2014 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant took a key step toward becoming an all-time great by winning the MVP award. He will have to wait at least another...

Spurs Set Up NBA Finals Rematch With Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — A year ago, the Spurs-Heat matchup in the NBA Finals was considered a classic. And now, an encore awaits....

HIGHLIGHTS: Another Blowout Win For Spurs

AP | RAUL DOMINGUEZ | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are rolling toward a return to the NBA Finals, and Oklahoma City looks powerless to slow them down without ...

Why the Clippers Didn't Win

Zach Wasser | Posted 07.17.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

In the NBA, a team needs at least two reliable shot-creators to win in the postseason -- players capable of manufacturing an open look for themselves or for a teammate at will. For LA, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are those primary playmakers.

HIGHLIGHTS: Durant Ends Clippers' Tumultuous Playoff Run

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.16.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the Oklahoma City Thunder were down by 16 points and struggling to make any shot early in Game 6, they looked all but ready ...

PHOTO: Durant Couldn't Watch

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

When all eyes were on Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant couldn't watch. The 2013-14 NBA MVP went to the opposite end of the court at Chesapeake Ener...

Jordan Schultz

Instead Of Gloating, This NBA Star Chose Gratitude

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

Last week, with the basketball world watching, Kevin Durant delivered a beautiful, gratitude-filled MVP speech dedicated to his mother, with kind word...

You're the Real MVP, Mom!

Ben Arnon | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Ben Arnon

I feel fortunate to be able to relate to Kevin Durant's affection for his mom, and I'm sad that there are many people in the world for whom that type of relationship is a foreign concept.

Kevin Durant's Sweet Tribute To His Mom Just Might Leave You In Tears

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.07.2014 | Divorce

Kevin Durant had plenty of people to thank when he took home the NBA's MVP award Tuesday night: his teammates, his coaches, the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

Durant Dethrones LeBron As MVP

AP | By CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In accepting his first MVP award, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant made a point of sharing the honor with those who made it possibl...

Jordan Schultz

James Harden's Houdini Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

A thrilling first round of the NBA Playoffs saw two 1-seeds nearly go down, a record five Game 7s (tied with 1994) and Portland's Damian Lillard showi...

Newspaper Apologizes For 'Harsh' Headline

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant's mom has a bone to pick. The Oklahoman newspaper printed a sports page headline Thursday that read...

This Improbable Shot Is What The NBA Playoffs Are All About

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

Kevin Durant has already made thousands of baskets in the NBA. He will likely go on to make thousands more before he ultimately hangs up his high-tops...