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Announce Meyers Leonard's name correctly, or he will correct yo…

Announce Meyers Leonard's name correctly, or he will correct you

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…
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  • Victor Oladipo throws down on Dwight Howard for Dunk of the Yea…

    Victor Oladipo throws down on Dwight Howard for Dunk of the Year candidate

    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…
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  • Al-Farouq Aminu active for Blazers vs. Bulls

    Al-Farouq Aminu active for Blazers vs. Bulls

    nba.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.
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  • Rajon Rondo suspended one game by Bulls

    Rajon Rondo suspended one game by Bulls

    nba.com yahoo.com Dec 5 (3 days ago)
    CHICAGO (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.
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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbrook named Players of the W…

    Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbrook named Players of the Week

    nba.com yahoo.com Dec 5 (3 days ago)
    NEW 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.
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  • Russell Westbrook Is Dunking With Ease Again, And We Aren’t Ent…

    Russell Westbrook Is Dunking With Ease Again, And We Aren’t Entirely Convinced He’s Not A Superhero

    dimemag.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…
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  • Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Watch: Game 21, versus New Orle…

    Russell Westbrook Triple-Double Watch: Game 21, versus New Orleans

    yahoo.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 …
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  • Andrew Wiggins Forced Overtime Against Charlotte With An Ice Co…

    Andrew Wiggins Forced Overtime Against Charlotte With An Ice Cold Three-Pointer

    dimemag.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…
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  • Should the Jazz have had more time on their last play against t…

    Should the Jazz have had more time on their last play against the Heat?

    yahoo.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…
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  • Sixers' Joel Embiid, Nuggets' Jamal Murray named Rookies of the…

    Sixers' Joel Embiid, Nuggets' Jamal Murray named Rookies of the Month

    nba.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.
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  • LeBron James, Russell Westbrook named Players of the Month

    LeBron James, Russell Westbrook named Players of the Month

    nba.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 1 (7 days ago)
    NEW 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.
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  • Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    yahoo.com Dec 1
    Karl-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…
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  • Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night

    Karl-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…
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  • Video - The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot 02:40

    The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot

    Mar 20
    Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
  • Video - Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season? 02:50

    Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?

    Mar 20
    Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.