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December 7, 2014 Updates

Scott Brooks has been restricting Durant’s minutes as he works himself back, playing the superstar only around 30 minutes a night: the first seven minutes and last eight minutes of each half. “I’m used to a certain pattern my whole career,” Durant said. “Just got to adjust and adapt (to the new one). Hopefully it’s only for a few more games.” “I’m still playing 29, 30 minutes,” Durant said. “So I gotta do everything I can do in that time…I just gotta figure out the balance when I’m gonna do certain things and be aggressive.” Oklahoman

How much has it helped going against Westbrook over the years in practice? Reggie Jackson: It has helped a lot. We got a dog in the fight. He is always competitive, I am always competitive. We both want to prove we are the best point guard each day we step on the court. Both believe in ourselves a tremendous amount. I am sure he thinks he is the best and I do the same, so I think once you get too aggressive, personalize it like that, it is fun. It makes both of us excel in our game. HoopsHype

As a rookie you saw minimal time. How difficult was coming in and not seeing much action? RJ: It was tough not playing. I understood it might happen, but I was as very optimistic that I could come there and play immediately. It didn’t happen, so I took advantage of watching other guys play and see what brought them success and I also watched what failed to work. I would sit down at the time with my assistant coach Brian Keefe, who is with the New York Knicks. HoopsHype

December 6, 2014 Updates

Anthony Slater: National writer @Michael Lee asked Russell Westbrook if he's angry about the hole OKC dug itself. Westbrook: "I'm always angry" Twitter @anthonyVslater

December 5, 2014 Updates

Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love traded 3-point bombs and fine-tuned their offensive arsenal. And, of course, the subject of playing together did come up among the trio of stars and former Olympic teammates. “I think naturally being around each other this summer and the Olympics and just in common passing, we have always talked about the opportunity to obviously play against each other but playing with each other as well,” Love said in a conversation with ESPNNewYork.com. “It is always something fun to think about when you have a bunch of guys in the gym this summer. And if not on our respective teams, then maybe at the Olympics.” ESPN.com

December 4, 2014 Updates

The Oklahoma City Thunder has assigned forward Mitch McGary to the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. NBA.com

December 2, 2014 Updates

Anthony Slater: Mitch McGary is flying to New Orleans to rejoin the Thunder. Scott Brooks unsure if he'll make his NBA debut tonight though. Twitter @anthonyVslater

 

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