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No Russ, no problem

After going 5-5 in the first 10 games since Westbrook went out on Dec. 27, the Thunder have racked up several quality wins against playoff contenders. Oklahoma City plays at two-time defending NBA champion Miami tonight at 6 p.m. CST, and then the Thunder travel to New York to face the Brooklyn Nets on Friday

Letters

These were $200 per ticket “Stage VIP, all access” passes that included entry into the Thunder player section, a meet-and-greet and champagne toast opportunities with Kevin Durant himself. But what was promised wasn’t delivered. Half of what was advertised on our ticket wasn’t offered at the event. There was no meet-and-greet, no access to the

Back to the future

Fallin offends everyone,straight and gayOklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin put the state in the national spotlight in 2013, but not in a positive way. Fallin, in her infinite wisdom, decided unilaterally that a federal mandate directing spousal benefits to same-sex couples in the military would not take place in Oklahoma. As a result, Fallin pulled spousal

Sweet and salty

In the Thunder’s loss to the Trail Blazers on Dec. 4 (a game in which he had 33 points, seven rebounds, one steal and two blocks), Durant experienced, as he almost certainly does each night, the wrath of the Portland faithful. Usually, the gentle giant takes it all in stride, but some dope in the

Back on attack

She had an Oklahoma City shirt, Thunder-blue boots and a vibrant smile that was the perfect accessory to her bedazzled Oklahoma City Thunder handbag. So what if the bag was more fashion than function; it was opening night, and that means celebrating. Talk to any Thunder fan for the past five seasons — every game

It’s time for D-Wade to ‘pass the torch’

Kevin Durant and Dwayne Wade are no strangers to these cyber-squabbles, with Durant telling CineSport that former teammate James Harden should have been in Sports Illustrated’s Top 10 players list instead of Wade. But Wade no likey and took exception on popular meta-photo app Instagram. Most recently, Durant reinforced his position in an Oct. 19

Stay positive

Though the three-time All-NBA second team point guard’s injury has cast uncertainty on the start of the fifth Oklahoma City Thunder season, Westbrook was unfettered while addressing those concerns. “My state of mind? Positive, always positive for me,” Westbrook said during Thunder media day on Sept. 27. “I think through the process of rehab, you

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