Scott Brooks always believed he would be back as the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, even as his previous contract was surprisingly allowed to expire following the NBA Finals.
Scott Brooks has signed a multiyear extension to return as coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
General manager Sam Presti dismissed reports that 11-time NBA champion Phil Jackson or former New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy could be the next coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, saying an extension with Scott Brooks is a top priority.
Kevin Durant's season began last summer working against LeBron James.
Oklahoma City is most definitely not OK in these NBA Finals.
LeBron James played until his legs had nothing left. Mario Chalmers went from struggling to sensational in the span of about two quarters. Dwyane Wade wore yet another pair of silly eyeglasses to a postgame news conference. And the Oklahoma City Thunder failed to win the game that they said was a must-win.
Oklahoma City was more than OK at the start. At the end, not so much.
The lead was 10, the building was quiet, it was late in the third quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder were on the cusp of grabbing command of the NBA Finals again.
For the second straight season, the Miami Heat hold a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. There's a glaring difference this time around — that being LeBron James is playing at the top of his game.