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.
Heavy Storms Bring Hail, Lightning, Floods That Leave Motorists StrandedA round of severe storms swept into the Tri-State Area Friday evening, bringing hail, lightning, and flooding that left cars submerged in at least one area.
Thunder's Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee SurgeryOklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
More New Jersey Towns Look To Install Lightning Detection SystemsThree people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.
Heat Shut Down Thunder 104-98 In Game 4The Miami Heat moved one game closer to it's second NBA Championship Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena with a thrilling 104-98 victory in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
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.
NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And PredictionBack 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).
Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 LossRussell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.
Thunder Comeback Again To Take 3-1 Lead Against LakersRussell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.