The topic of James Harden is a sore one in Oklahoma City after they traded him away last season only to see him develop into arguably the best two guard in the NBA. Now teamed with Dwight Howard in Houston, Harden and the Rockets are a formidable for the Thunder in the West.
Last night two fans decided to ignore decorum and wore their Rockets jerseys while sitting courtside. One dude had on a Dwight Howard Rockets jersey, and the other had a red Rockets Dwight jersey.
Russell Westbrook surprised us by returning to action this past Sunday as he was expected to miss at least two weeks. Well, it looks like he's not only back on the court but already in mid-season form, and I don't just mean his superhuman athleticism and rim-destroying dunks, but his off-court style.
With the season starting Tuesday, the OKC Thunder looked to celebrate Halloween a little early on Saturday night.
A few of them killed with their costumes, including Nick Collison as Walter White in full "cook gear," Serge Ibaka as Eddie Murphy's Akeem in "Coming to America," and Russell Westbrook as the plug to his girlfriend's socket. Kendrick Perkins went as a giant Big Bad Wolf with his wife playing Little Red Riding Hood, and Kevin Durant went as Jason Vorhees from the "Friday the 13th" series.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kevin Durant told The Oklahoman that switching his representation to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports is not a sign that he will leave the Thunder once he is eligible for free agency.
"He has nothing to do with if I'm going to leave OKC or none of that," Durant said. "I heard that before so put that out on the table. He has nothing to do with that. He knows his lane with me. Their team knows their lane with me. And they're letting me handle the basketball part. I would tell fans not to worry about that at all."
Seattle is trying desperately to bring basketball back to their city, and a group led by billionaire Chris Hansen is putting up serious cash to entice the NBA in relocating the Sacramento Kings to Seattle where they will be the second iteration of the Supersonics. Losing their basketball team is a sore spot for Seattle NBA fans as their Seattle Supersonics left in 2008 to become the Oklahoma City T