Lopez Returns, Nets Lower The Boom On Banged-Up Thunder Brook Lopez scored 18 points in his first regular-season game in about 11 months, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85 on Monday night in their home opener.
Study: 9/11 Led People To Start Smoking AgainRoughly one million people who had kicked the habit went back to smoking because of the stress of 9/11, according to a newly published report.
Stories From Main Street: NYC Firefighters Riding To Denver To Help Post-9/11 VetsThe roar of a Harley-Davidson, the open road, and the wind in your hair. For a group of New York City firefighters, this is not your typical vacation.
Thunder Push Past Spurs & Into NBA FinalsKevin 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.
Thunder Grab Game 3 Win Over SpursThabo 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.
Spurs Take 2-0 Series Lead Over ThunderParker 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 Get "Nasty" To Top Thunder In Game 1Spurs 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.
Nets Face Tough Test Vs. Durant, ThunderPlaying without the NBA's leading scorer, the Oklahoma City Thunder needed three overtimes to defeat the lowly New Jersey Nets earlier this month. They seemingly shouldn't have as much trouble in a rematch with Kevin Durant healthy.