NBA Northwest News and Rumors
yahoo.com Updated Dec 6 (2 days ago)
Meyers Leonard acknowledges the true and correct pronunciation of his name. (AP) It hasn’t been the strongest start to the season for Portland Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard. He’s struggled to earn regular minutes in Terry Stotts’ frontcourt rotat…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Dec 5 (3 days ago)Russell Westbrook’s pursuit of a triple-double average has given some NBA fans the impression that the Oklahoma City Thunder are a one-man team, but the reality is very different. OKC is obviously not the same squad without Kevin Durant, but a variety o…Share Tweet
Al-Farouq Aminu active for Blazers vs. Bullsnba.com Dec 5 (3 days ago)CHICAGO (AP) -- Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu is active for their game against the Chicago Bulls after being sidelined by a left calf injury.Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls suspended Rajon Rondo for Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for conduct detrimental to the team, adding another disciplinary measure to the point guard's lengthy resume.Share TweetNEW YORK -- The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 28 through Sunday, Dec. 4.Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 4 (4 days ago)Russell Westbrook continued his Space Jam-esque season against the Pelicans and had already made the highlight reels once with his crazy assist from the floor. But that wasn’t enough for the Thunder veteran, who also head-faked Jrue Holiday out of his s…Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Watch: Game 21, versus New Orleansyahoo.com Dec 4 (4 days ago)Russell Westbrook, through 20 games. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is threatening to become the first NBA player to average a triple-double since Cincinnati Royals Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson achieved the double-figure points, assists …Share Tweet
Andrew Wiggins Forced Overtime Against Charlotte With An Ice Cold Three-Pointerdimemag.com Dec 3 (5 days ago)Andrew Wiggins hits a huge three to send the game to overtime! pic.twitter.com/qb70F1H0QZ — Jayhawks In The NBA (@NBA_Jayhawks) December 4, 2016 The Minnesota Timberwolves have not been terribly successful in close games this season, but on Saturday eve…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 2 (6 days ago)Gordon Hayward tries to beat the buzzer. (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE/Getty Images) While the eyes of the basketball-watching world were trained on Cleveland and Oakland, the Miami Heat and Utah Jazz locked horns in a surprisingly high-scoring and exciting b…Share Tweet
Sixers' Joel Embiid, Nuggets' Jamal Murray named Rookies of the Monthnba.com Dec 1 (7 days ago)NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid and the Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November.Share TweetNEW YORK -- The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November.Share Tweet
Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster nightyahoo.com Dec 1Karl-Anthony Towns reacts to another disappointing Timberwolves loss. (Associated Press) Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns made a bold statement after his team’s 112-103 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, claiming that he had to eleva…Share TweetKarl-Anthony Towns reacts to another disappointing Timberwolves loss. (Associated Press) Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns made a bold statement after his team’s 112-103 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, claiming that he had to eleva…Share Tweet
The Healing Problems With Durant's FootMar 20Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?Mar 20Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.