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Westbrook undergoes procedure for fractured cheekbone

Westbrook undergoes procedure for fractured cheekbone

nba.com ESPN.com deadspin.com yahoo.com Updated 13 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent a successful procedure today to address a fracture to the zygomatic arch of his right cheek, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced.
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  • Garnett ejected in 3rd quarter after 2nd technical foul

    Garnett ejected in 3rd quarter after 2nd technical foul

    nba.com 8 hours ago
    Kevin Garnett was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves' game against Memphis on Saturday night in the third quarter after picking up his second technical foul.
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  • Westbrook has surgery on fractured cheekbone

    Westbrook has surgery on fractured cheekbone

    nba.com 11 hours ago
    Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA's hottest player will miss at least a game.
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  • Butler leads short-handed Bulls over Wolves

    Butler leads short-handed Bulls over Wolves

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    The Chicago Bulls got a positive update on Derrick Rose and then used another big night by Jimmy Butler to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 96-89 on Friday.
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  • Thunder's Kanter (thigh) to miss game against Blazers

    Thunder's Kanter (thigh) to miss game against Blazers

    nba.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter was not in the lineup Friday night against the Trail Blazers because of a right thigh contusion.
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  • Timberwolves' Garnett to rest against Bulls

    Timberwolves' Garnett to rest against Bulls

    nba.com Feb 27 (yesterday)
    Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves' game against the Chicago Bulls.
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  • Bledsoe and Westbrook stuff the stat sheet as Suns top Thunder …

    Bledsoe and Westbrook stuff the stat sheet as Suns top Thunder in OT

    yahoo.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)
    The NBA is full of amazing lead guards, but perhaps no two are as active as Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns. Even when they're not at their best, these two players simply make things happen at both end…
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  • Spurs' skid to 4 as Matthews propels Blazers

    Spurs' skid to 4 as Matthews propels Blazers

    ESPN.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    \Wesley Matthews scored 31 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and the Trail Blazers beat the slumping Spurs 111-95 on Wednesday night for their first victory since the All-Star break.
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  • Jusuf Nurkic Picked Up The Best, Most Disrespectful Technical P…

    Jusuf Nurkic Picked Up The Best, Most Disrespectful Technical Possible

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    Usually Nuggets rookie Jusuf Nurkic is being conventionally disrespectful, talking shit to Marc Gasol after swatting his shot or taunting DeMarcus Cousins all the way down the court after hitting a jumper in his face. But tonight he stepped up his subtl…
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  • Wolves win in emotional return for Garnett

    Wolves win in emotional return for Garnett

    ESPN.com deadspin.com yahoo.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves
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  • Nuggets' Faried, Chandler out with injuries

    Nuggets' Faried, Chandler out with injuries

    ESPN.com nba.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    The Denver Nuggets are without banged-up forwards Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.
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  • Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

    Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

    nba.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee.
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  • NBPA head Michele Roberts to loitering media: 'If you don't hav…

    NBPA head Michele Roberts to loitering media: 'If you don't have a [bleeping] question, leave'

    yahoo.com Feb 25 (3 days ago)
    After years of dealing with questions surrounding his future in Oklahoma City, ridiculous queries about his supposedly antagonistic relationships with either Russell Westbrook or Thunder coach Scott Brooks, comparisons to Greg Oden, Carmelo Anthony, and…
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  • Russell Westbrook continues MVP form with triple-double in OKC …

    Russell Westbrook continues MVP form with triple-double in OKC win

    yahoo.com Feb 25 (4 days ago)
    If you spend any time perusing NBA Twitter, you've probably seen a meme taken from Kevin Durant's MVP speech last spring in which his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook stares at the trophy intently from his seat. The idea is that Westbroo…
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  • Video - Grizzlies Edge Timberwolves 01:41

    Grizzlies Edge Timberwolves

    Feb 28
    Marc Gasol tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley knocked down a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute to help the Grizzlies beat the Timberwolves 101-97.
  • Video - Jazz Topple Visiting Bucks 01:00

    Jazz Topple Visiting Bucks

    Feb 28
    Derrick Favors had 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Jazz defeated the Bucks 82-75.
  • Video - Bulls Fend Off Timberwolves 01:24

    Bulls Fend Off Timberwolves

    Feb 27
    Jimmy Butler had 28 points and 12 rebounds in the Bulls' 96-89 victory over the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Friday's Pro Basketball Picks 04:18

    Friday's Pro Basketball Picks

    Feb 27
    ESPN Chalk's Erin Rynning takes a look at Friday's Miami-New Orleans and Oklahoma City-Portland matchups.

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