Oklahoma City Thunder

Russell Westbrook (Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder G Russell Westbrook Out 4-6 Weeks With Broken Hand

The Thunder will be without Westbrook and Durant likely until December.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

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5 Best Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

The NBA season is just two weeks away. Let’s break down who the five best teams in the NBA are.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

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5 Favorites To Win 2015 NBA Title

With Kevin Love headed to Cleveland, let’s take a look at the 5 favorites to win the 2015 NBA title.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Ralston/AFP)

Top 5 NBA Starting Lineups After The Kevin Love Trade

Kevin Love has finally been traded. With the deal in place, let’s take a look at the top five starting lineups in the NBA…


LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Now Vegas Favorites To Win 2015 NBA Title

Sorry, Miami. There’s not really any hope left for you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Bulls center Joakim Noah. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Have 5th-Best Odds To Win 2015 NBA Title

Miami is still the favorite, so evidently Vegas is confident LeBron will be back.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

Derrick Rose takes a jump shot against the Thunder. (Photo by Shane Bevel Getty Images)

Rose Scores 26 In Preseason Win Over Thunder

Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.


(Credit: Kevin Durant's Instagram.)

Photo: Does Kevin Durant’s Back Tattoo Have A Misspelled Word?

We know Kevin Durant is a nice guy, but maybe he should have proofread the text before allowing a tattoo artist to begin inking an intricate mural on his back.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Kevin Durant. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Durant Donates $1 Million To Tornado Relief; NBA, Thunder Pledge Matching Donations

The massive tornado that ripped through a handful of Oklahoma City suburbs and killed at least 50 people grabbed the attention of the sports world on Monday, especially the players and coaches with ties to the area.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket against Taj Gibson #22 and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls on February 24, 2013 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Embarrassed In 102-72 Loss To Thunder

Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka both contributed double-doubles and the Thunder held Chicago to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season, beating the Bulls 102-72 on Sunday night.


Kirk Hinrich .(Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Hinrich To Miss Third Straight Game

Kirk Hinrich will miss his third straight game because of an elbow injury as the Bulls visit the Oklahoma City Thunder Sunday night, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.


Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls reacts with a smile during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 10, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Boozer had a double-double in all four games last week — including wins against the Celtics, Hawks and Raptors — including 19 points and 20 rebounds against Boston on Friday.


Luol Deng

Shep’s Bulls Notebook: Bulls Collapse, Thunder Stars Praise Rose

Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2012

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during a pre-season game on October 23, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Scores 24 To Lead Bulls Past Thunder 94-89

Carlos Boozer had 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 94-89 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.


Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls looks to pass while defended by Antawn Jamison #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 26, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Release 2012-13 Schedule

With Derrick Rose out for the majority of the coming season, it seems fitting the Bulls will kick off the season on Halloween.

670 The Score–07/27/2012

Assembly Hall in Champaign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls To Play Preseason Games At Illinois, Notre Dame

The Bulls’ preseason schedule includes only one true road game and two neutral site games on nearby college campuses.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James celebrate their NBA championship. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Handy Hater’s Guide To The Heat Championship

I hope this list helps in you justify your bitterness. Don’t accept the Heat as deserving for a nanosecond. Happy hating.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Scott Brooks. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Scott Brooks ‘Communicating’ That He’s Outmatched

No team in NBA history has come back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the Finals. I wonder if Scott Brooks knows that and will do what’s worked and only what’s worked to try to salvage his team’s season.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012


Shane Battier’s Pregame Playlist

CBS Local Sports was able to get a look at Battier’s pregame playlist, and as expected, it’s the perfect mix of songs to inspire a veteran playing a for a title.


LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks to pass the ball in the second half against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 19, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

James Leads Heat To 3-1 Series Lead Over Thunder

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from an NBA championship.