NBA Northwest News and Rumors
With Warriors looming, Russell Westbrook, Thunder stumble in L.A.ESPN.com Updated 11 hours agoWith Warriors looming, Russell Westbrook, Thunder stumble in L.A.Share Tweetnba.com 14 hours agoLOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clippers guard Chris Paul has sprained his left thumb against the Oklahoma City Thunder.Share Tweetnba.com 23 hours agoNEW YORK -- The Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan and the Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 15.Share Tweetnba.com Jan 15 (2 days ago)Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood will be re-evaluated on Sunday after hyperextending his right knee late in the team's 114-107 victory over the Magic.Share Tweet
Elfrid Payton Looked Like Aaron Gordon On This Thunderous One-Handed Dunkdimemag.com Jan 14 (3 days ago).@Elfrid pic.twitter.com/vxDY8HngvK — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) January 15, 2017 When an Orlando Magic player shows off their ability to sky, it’s usually Aaron Gordon. But on Saturday night against the Utah Jazz, Elfrid Payton showed that he’s also…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 13 (4 days ago)Russell Westbrook, through 40 games. (Yahoo Sports illustration) 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 do…Share Tweet
Can good shot selection carry the Thunder through the playoffs?ESPN.com Jan 13 (4 days ago)Can good shot selection carry the Thunder through the playoffs?Share Tweet
DJ Khaled Had Some Pretty High Praise For Damian Lillard’s Rap Gamedimemag.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)ESPN Noted rapper and life coach DJ Khaled says Damian Lillard is a real rapper. Khaled joined the crew on NBA Countdown before the Thunder/Grizzlies game on Wednesday night. He defended Lillard’s artistry when he was asked whether Lillard’s music shoul…Share Tweet
NBA upgrades flagrant, fines Mavs' Justin Anderson $25Knba.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Justin Anderson $25,000 for a flagrant foul against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kris Dunn.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)USA TODAY Sports The Trail Blazers aren’t having the same kind of success they had last season, but Damian Lillard is still a cold-blooded killer whose ire you don’t want to draw. So when D’Angelo Russell got in his face during a confrontation that drew…Share Tweet
Heavy snowfall in Portland impacts Cavs-Blazersnba.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Unusually heavy snowfall affected the Portland Trail Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers before their game Wednesday night at the Moda Center.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 11 (6 days ago)Russell Westbrook, through 39 games. (Yahoo Sports illustration) 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 do…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 11 (7 days ago)The Utah Jazz have been out on the fringes of the NBA for most of the decade. They haven’t made the playoffs since the lockout-shortened season of 2011-12 and the last time Utah had an all-star was Deron Williams in 2011. However, both short droughts ar…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 10USA TODAY Sports Monday was supposed to be a special night for Rajon Rondo. The Chicago Bulls were hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder and the game’s promotion paid tribute to the team’s point guard. Fans in attendance were able to get their hands on Rond…Share Tweet
Karl-Anthony Towns Made Salah Mejri Look Silly On This Slick Dribble-Drive And Spin Movedimemag.com Jan 9This was a fun possession to watch pic.twitter.com/PqmxcN6Hts — Zach Harper (@talkhoops) January 10, 2017 Karl-Anthony Towns looks like a point guard pretty regularly for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was at it again on Monday night against the Dallas …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 9Russell Westbrook, through 38 games. (Yahoo Sports illustration) 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 do…Share TweetPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers' game against the Detroit Pistons was among several sporting events postponed because of a winter storm that blew into Oregon on Saturday.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Utah Jazz point guard George Hill has been medically cleared to play Saturday night against Minnesota after missing the previous three games with a concussion.Share Tweet
Thunder's Cameron Payne to make season debut vs. NuggetsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Thunder guard Cameron Payne is making his season debut Saturday night against the Denver Nuggets.Share Tweet
Karl-Anthony Towns Was Feeling The Breeze On This Preposterous Windmill Slamdimemag.com Jan 6Karl-Anthony Towns is almost universally seen as one of the NBA’s best young players, and there are plenty of reasons for that. The Minnesota Timberwolves big man displays ball-handling skills that are on par with most guards, and his court awareness, e…Share Tweet
Blazers acquire unprotected first round pick from CavaliersPORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired an unprotected first round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for a 2018 first round pick, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.Share Tweet
Denver Nuggets waive Alonzo GeeDENVER – The Denver Nuggets have waived forward Alonzo Gee, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.Share Tweet
Shootaround (Jan. 6) -- Dirk Nowitzki willing to accept reserve roleDirk open to reserve role | What's next for Hawks? | Malone sorry for calling out Nuggets' veterans | Jennings: Knicks must hold each other accountableShare Tweetyahoo.com Jan 6James Harden rises above the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Bob Levey/Getty Images) Lead guards and ex-teammates Russell Westbrook and James Harden have put up unprecedented numbers and become two of the NBA’s biggest stories of the season so far. If only for …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.