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  • Which tanking owner berated his coach for winning?

    An NBA owner reportedly berated his coach for winning. Adrian Wojnarowski reported the win came over a “pretty good team” in the “last several weeks of the season.” Even if we broadly limit opponents to the NBA’s 18 winning teams and dates to all of March and April, that eliminates half the tankers. The Suns, Mavericks, Magic and Bulls beat no winning teams in March or April.
    19 Apr @ 1AM

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  • Russell Westbrook responds to announcer's 'cotton-picking' comment: 'What he said wasn't OK'

    During Wednesday’s NBA season finale between the Oklahoma City and the Memphis Grizzlies, Thunder TV announcer Brian Davis used an old Southern phrase to describe Russell Westbrook’s play. NBA commentator #briandavis has been suspended after saying "Cotton Picking Mind" referring to #russellwestbrook …. Big deal or Not? “We think obviously the use of that term was offensive and inappropriate, and I expressed that to Brian last night,” Mahoney said.
    16 Apr @ 2PM

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  • Thunder broadcaster criticized after saying Russell Westbrook is 'out of his cotton-picking mind'

    An Oklahoma Thunder broadcaster said that Russell Westbrook was “out of his cotton-picking mind” on Wednesday night. A broadcaster is under fire after using an old Southern phrase with racial connotations while talking about Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook on Wednesday night. Brian Davis, who has done play-by-play for the Thunder on Fox Sports Oklahoma for eight seasons, said that Westbrook was “out of his cotton-picking mind” after the NBA star picked up an assist in the second quarter of their win against the Memphis Grizzlies.
    13 Apr @ 3PM

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  • Wednesday's Sports in Brief

    The New York Knicks will open their offseason with a coaching search. The team fired coach Jeff Hornacek after two seasons, a person with knowledge of the decision said. The Knicks made the decision shortly after beating Cleveland on Wednesday night to finish a 29-53 season.
    13 Apr @ 11AM

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  • NBA Announcer Says Russell Westbrook Is Out Of His “Cotton-Pickin’ Mind”

    Oklahoma City Thunder announcer Brian Davis caught social media heat on Wednesday night (Apr. 11), after saying that star player Russell Westbrook was out of his “cotton-pickin’ mind.” The comment came after the point guard made a steal against the opposing team (the Memphis Grizzlies), which resulted in a few points. Many are calling for the termination of his position with OKC, while others say that the comment is just an expression. “Brian Davis said Russ was out of his cotton pickin mind.
    13 Apr @ 11AM

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  • Thunder say broadcaster's remark on Russell Westbrook 'offensive'

    The Oklahoma City Thunder said play-by-play announcer Brian Davis used "offensive and inappropriate" words when he said during Wednesday's broadcast that Russell Westbrook was "out of his cotton-pickin' mind." "We think obviously the use of that term was offensive and inappropriate, and I expressed that to Brian last night," Dan Mahoney, the team's vice president of broadcasting, told The Norman Transcript on Thursday. "Brian assures me that it was not meant in any derogatory way, and he apologizes. But again, we feel strongly that it's inappropriate and offensive." Davis used the phrase after Westbrook made a steal during the second quarter of the Thunder's win over the Memphis Grizzlies on
    13 Apr @ 5AM

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  • George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123

    Russell Westbrook needed rebounds to reach a milestone, so Paul George took care of the points. George scored 40 points, Westbrook clinched a triple-double average for the second straight season and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 137-123 on Wednesday night. Westbrook entered the game 16 rebounds shy of becoming the first player to average a triple-double for a season more than once.
    13 Apr @ 1AM

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  • Westbrook averages a triple-double for 2nd straight season

    For Russell Westbrook, it seemed a foregone conclusion. The Thunder star entered Wednesday's regular-season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies needing 16 rebounds to become the first player to average a triple-double in multiple seasons. "I'm very, very thankful and blessed, man, to go out and compete," Westbrook said.
    12 Apr @ 11PM

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  • George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies 137-123

    Russell Westbrook needed rebounds to reach a milestone, so Paul George took care of the points. George scored 40 points, Westbrook clinched a triple-double average for the second straight season and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 137-123 on Wednesday night. Westbrook entered the game 16 rebounds shy of becoming the first player to average a triple-double for a season more than once.
    12 Apr @ 11PM

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  • Russell Westbrook, facing triple-double feat, not here for Carmelo Anthony's rebound-stealing jokes

    Russell Westbrook has a chance to complete something remarkable Wednesday night. With 16 rebounds against the Memphis Grizzlies, the Oklahoma City Thunder guard will secure an average of a triple-double — for a second straight season. Now that he would be doing it for the first time since last season, rather than the first time since Oscar Robinson in 1961-62, it’s not that big of a deal.
    12 Apr @ 10PM

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