Kevin Durant finally found his postseason shooting touch, and the Thunder never trailed on the way to a 95-79 victory over the Mavericks on Thursday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, Kevin Durant added 26 in an off-shooting performance and the Oklahoma City Thunder clawed out a 102-99 victory over defending champion Dallas on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Kevin Durant was determined to not let the Oklahoma City Thunder lose another playoff game at home to Dallas.
LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem scored 16 apiece and the Miami Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 win over the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA finals rematch on Thursday night.
The Orlando Magic has the biggest trade asset in the NBA in center Dwight Howard. But to acquire him, it’s going to cost a lot in both talent and money, and it may not happen anytime soon.
LeBron James and the Miami Heat couldn’t keep the Dallas Mavericks from winning the most recent NBA championship. They did a nice job, however, of getting the Mavs’ title defense off to an ugly start.
The Miami Heat have a need for quality big men to help out the roster. But the team also has plenty of power forwards, but no quality center.
The first member of the Big Three of the Miami Heat to show up for informal workouts for next season was Chris Bosh. The power forward arrived at the AmericanAirlines Arena Thursday morning and was thankful to finally be back on the court.
Heading into the 2011-2012 NBA season, Miami Heat President Pat Riley has a tough decision ahead of him that could reshape the team’s roster and anger many fans.
Both sides have yet to finalize the agreed upon collective bargaining agreement, but that hasn’t stopped the odds makers from declaring the Miami Heat as the team to beat in 2012.