1. Nuggets' Jamal Murray Underwent Surgery to Repair Core Injury

    Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray had surgery to repair injuries to his core muscles on Thursday. Per Rob Lopez of Def Pen Sports , the Nuggets announced Murray's surgery and that he is expected to be ready for training camp...

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  2. CJ McCollum Says He Wants Blazers to Pursue Paul George Trade on Twitter

    Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum is aiming high when it comes to his team's offseason plans. When asked on Twitter about whom he wants to see the Blazers target, McCollum ...

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  3. Russell Westbrook Says 'Oklahoma City Is a Place That I Want to Be'

    Russell Westbrook doesn't sound like he has plans to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder anytime soon. Speaking to reporters Wednesday at the team's exit interviews following a ...

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  4. Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum Unavailable in Trades According to Neil Olshey

    The Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA playoffs, but they aren't going to shake things up in a reactionary response to their speedy postseason exit...

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  5. Kings' Marian Gaborik Called Out Russell Westbrook for Avoiding Handshake Line

    On Tuesday, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook quickly left the court after being eliminated from the 2017 NBA playoffs by the Houston Rockets ...

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  6. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Oklahoma City Thunder

    It’s a rule of thumb in the NBA playoffs that the team with the best player typically advances. The Oklahoma City Thunder 's five-game defeat at the hands of the Houston ...

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  7. Iso Joe Johnson Isn't a Joke Anymore; He's the Playoffs' Perfect Weapon

    LOS ANGELES — It was a matter of pride and principle. Little practical purpose was being served by how hard Chris Paul and Joe Johnson were pushing and leaning on each other Tuesday night...

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  8. Jazz Escape Clippers 96-92 Behind Gordon Hayward's 27 Points

    The Utah Jazz are one win away from a second-round date with the mighty Golden State Warriors . Utah won Game 5 of its playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 at Staples Center to take a 3-2 series lead...

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  9. Festus Ezeli Won't Be on Trail Blazers Next Season, According to Neil Olshey

    Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey told reporters Tuesday that center Festus Ezeli will not return to the team next season, according to the Oregonian 's Joe Freeman ...

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  10. Blazers Tweet at Chance the Rapper, Kim Kardashian Following Warriors' Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers never stood a chance against the Golden State Warriors . This was obvious to most NBA fans before the reigning Western Conference champions swept the eighth seed by an average margin of 18 points per victory...

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  11. Biggest Offseason Priorities for Portland Trail Blazers

    It was merely a matter of when, not if, the Portland Trail Blazers would meet their maker in Round 1 of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

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  12. Damian Lillard Says 'You Have to Be Obsessed' to Beat Warriors

    Following the Portland Trail Blazers ' 128-103 playoff-elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Blazers guard Damian Lillard expressed the need to be "obsessed" in order to take down the Dubs...

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  13. Gordon Hayward Exits Game 4 of Clippers vs. Jazz Due to Food Poisoning

    The Utah Jazz announced star forward Gordon Hayward was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with food poisoning after he played nine minutes in the first half...

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  14. Rudy Gobert Returns for Game 4 vs. Clippers After Recovering from Knee Injury

    The Utah Jazz received a nice boost in Game 4 with the return of center Rudy Gobert . The team announced the news pre-game after Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported Gobert's return...

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  15. Russell Westbrook, Reporter Have Heated Exchange After Question on OKC Struggles

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook expressed his frustration with a reporter's question during a postgame press conference following the Thunder's 113-109 Game 4 defeat to the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday...

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  16. Russell Westbrook Becomes 2nd Player to Record 3 Straight Playoff Triple-Doubles

    After filling up the record books all season long, Russell Westbrook has kept his pace in the playoffs. Per ESPN , Westbrook joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only players with three straight triple-doubles in the postseason...

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  17. Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 4 of Warriors vs. Blazers with Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts said big man Jusuf Nurkic will not play in Monday's Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors , per Mike Richman of the Oregonian ...

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  18. Jusuf Nurkic Will Play in Game 3 vs. Warriors After Recovering from Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will return to the team's lineup for Saturday's Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors , the team announced . Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the big man's minutes will be limited...

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  19. Thunder Take Game 3 vs. Rockets 115-113 Behind Russell Westbrook Triple-Double

    The Oklahoma City Thunder survived another big fourth quarter by the Houston Rockets for a 115-113 victory in Game 3 of the 2017 Western Conference playoffs and cut their series deficit to 2-1 in the process...

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  20. Jerry West Says Russell Westbrook Looks Like 'Reincarnation of Michael Jordan'

    NBA Hall of Famer and Golden State Warriors front office adviser Jerry West said on Friday's edition of ESPN's The Jump that he believes Russell Westbrook rivals Michael Jordan in terms of the players' athleticism...

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  21. Russell Westbrook Fined $15,000 for Swearing in Press Conference After Game 2

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was fined $15,000 for swearing during his press conference following Wednesday's Game 2 playoff loss to the Houston Rockets , according to ESPN...

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  22. Danilo Gallinari Plans to Opt Out of Nuggets Contract, Prefers to Stay in Denver

    Danilo Gallinari confirmed he plans to opt out of his current deal with the Denver Nuggets but added he'd be open to returning to the Mile High City...

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  23. Alec Burks out for Game 3 vs. Clippers After PRP Injection in Injured Knee

    The Utah Jazz announced on Thursday that guard Alec Burks would miss the team's Game 3 matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers after undergoing a platelet-rich plasma injection in his left knee...

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  24. Rudy Gobert Ruled out for Game 3 vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has been ruled out of the team's Game 3 matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers according to Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune ...

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  25. Kevin Garnett Upset with Timberwolves over Flip Saunders Memorial Service

    Minnesota Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett revealed Wednesday that he took issue with the manner in which the organization honored late head coach Flip Saunders...

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