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  1. Nate Robinson comes up big once again in Bulls’ Game 1 over Heat

    May 6, 2013, 10:48 PM EDT

    Nate Robinson

    Nate Robinson’s teammates hunched over just so they could celebrate at eye level with the shortest player the NBA playoffs have seen in the last seven years. Earlier in the night, they would have had to bend even lower. In the second quarter, Robinson sat on the Heat court with blood dripping from his face.…

  2. Joakim Noah leads Bulls to Game 7 win over Nets

    May 4, 2013, 11:17 PM EDT

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    Immediately after the final buzzer sounded in the Bulls 99-93 Game 7 win over the Nets on Saturday, Joakim Noah walked toward center court, screaming with excitement and popping his road red Bulls jersey. He had every right to do so, considering his inspired performance was the main reason behind his team’s victory — one…

  3. Why is Chicago slumping? Go back to this summer’s moves.

    Feb 28, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT

    Tom Thibodeau, Jimmy Butler, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson

    The Chicago Bulls are in a slump. They have lost 7-of-10 and are 6-9 in their last 15. Their already weak offense has slipped a little but it is the defense that has taken the bigger step back. They have slid down the ranks in the Eastern conference to the sixth seed, making their road…

  4. Daequan Cook waived by Rockets, signed instantly by Bulls

    Jan 4, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT

    Daequan Cook, Patty Mills

    The Rockets wanted to save some money and free up roster space. The Bulls still need more three-point shooting. So Daequan Cook is changing teams. The Rockets put Cook on waivers to dump a non-guaranteed contract but no team claimed him and at his $3.1 million salary. But he cleared waivers and within an hour…

  5. Rockets waive Daequan Cook to sign James Anderson

    Jan 1, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

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    The Houston Rockets are switching up their swingmen buried on the bench (in hopes the new one is not going to be so buried). The Rockets have waived Daequan Cook to sign free agent James Anderson, reports the Houston Chronicle. They didn’t get it done in time for Monday night’s game but they will by…

  6. Thunder weaken title chances to save almighty dollar

    Oct 28, 2012, 1:45 AM EDT

    James Harden

    Mark Cuban once said that there are two kinds of NBA owners: Those that want to win and those that want to make money. We know where the Thunder owners fall. Oklahoma City traded their Sixth Man of the Year and best playmaker James Harden — the guy with the sweet beard who often had…

  7. Thunder trade James Harden to the Rockets

    Oct 27, 2012, 11:59 PM EDT

    Mavericks Thunder Basketball

    Well, this was unexpected. After contract talks broke down, with the Thunder failing to come through with a max contract extension offer for last season’s Sixth Man of the Year in James Harden, Oklahoma City’s GM Sam Presti decided to pull the plug altogether, and has traded Harden to the Houston Rockets. Adrian Wojnarowski of…

  8. 2012 NBA Finals: 50 Observations

    Jun 12, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Miami Heat

    The most entertaining Finals of probably the last fifteen years begins Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. With that here are 50 thoughts, observations, and predictions as the Oklahoma City Thunder face the Miami Heat in the 2012 NBA Finals. 1. This is going to be fun. 2. I’m not talking like “oh, hey, we’re going…

  9. Lakers-Thunder Western Conference Semifinals Preview: No longer a feel good story

    May 14, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT

    Russell Westbrook, Matt Barnes

    Two years ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder faced the Los Angeles Lakers in the first-round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. It was supposed to be a nice learning experience for a team on the rise, a quick lesson from the reigning champs as to how the playoffs work. Instead, the world was introduced to the…

  10. Baseline to Baseline recaps: Jazz in, Clippers fall to Hawks

    Apr 25, 2012, 7:59 AM EDT

    Blake Griffin

    What you missed while thinking that if this cow tells the others what is going on at McDonald’s there is going to be a revolt…. Jazz 100, Suns 87: And the Jazz are in the playoffs while the Suns can start worrying about where Steve Nash will play next season. Our man Brett Pollakoff broke…

  11. Thunder to be without Daequan Cook for 2-3 weeks

    Mar 22, 2012, 1:38 PM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Phoenix Suns

    A couple weeks ago, this would have been a much bigger issue for the Thunder. Daequan Cook has sprained his right knee and will be out 2-3 weeks, according to the Oklahoman. Cook had been starting in place of the injured Thabo Sefolosha, but with Sefolosha back the Thunder should be able to weather this…

  12. Daequan Cook re-signs with Thunder for 2 years, $7.5 million

    Dec 9, 2011, 7:11 PM EDT

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    According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Oklahoma City Thunder have signed 24-year old 3-point specialist Daequan Cook to a 2 year, $7.5 million extension. Cook, who was unceremoniously thrusted upon Oklahoma City to create cap space for the Heat in a 2010 draft-day trade, played in 43 games for the Thunder last season,…

  13. Today’s overseas roundup: John Wall isn’t going anywhere

    Aug 17, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT

    John Wall

    There are so many NBA players both talking with and signing with overseas teams that we’ve started putting them in a roundup. Why? Because I’m a blogger and therefore am drawn to bullet points Kirstie Alley to a cupcake. • One NBA star staying put appears to be John Wall, who says he isn’t thinking…

  14. Daequan Cook thinks he will remain with the Thunder

    Jun 17, 2011, 6:37 PM EDT

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    According to his agent, Mike Conley Sr., former three-point champion and current restricted free agent Daequan Cook has received several calls from teams interested in his services, but he believes he will be staying in Oklahoma City next season: Daequan Cook‘s agent says he’s fielded calls from several teams interested in the restricted free agent.…

  15. NBA Draft: Thunder score the No. 18 pick and Daequan Cook for the No. 32

    Jun 23, 2010, 6:31 PM EDT

    So far, the pre-draft trades have turned out pretty well for all parties involved. Y’know, unless the Zach Randolph-Al Jefferson swap goes down and forces all of the remaining Wolves fans to live underground while the franchise is burned to the ground. Oklahoma City and Miami will make a minor swap that goes down as…

  16. Winderman: Dumping Beasley might be Heat's best option

    Apr 21, 2010, 1:55 PM EDT

    Amid the Heat’s epic struggle in its first-round series against the Celtics, and amid Michael Beasley’s no-show against both Kevin Garnett and Glen “Big Baby” Davis in the opening two games, arrives the debate of where Beasley’s trade value stands. Granted, two years is hardly is the best evaluation period for a 21-year-old power forward…

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