1. 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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  2. 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...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 57,996 reads 0 comments

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 8,507 reads 0 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 31,120 reads 0 comments

  8. 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...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 19,937 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 7,124 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 2,251 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 5,931 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 13,320 reads 0 comments

  13. Timberwolves Win Tiebreaker over Knicks, Get No. 6 Lottery Slot in NBA Draft

    The Minnesota Timberwolves won a tiebreaking pingpong ball draw Tuesday against the New York Knicks to land the sixth-seeded position in the 2017 NBA draft lottery. The Knicks will slot in at No...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 40,072 reads 0 comments

  14. Jazz Fan Performs Rap About Playoff Series vs. Clippers

    One Utah Jazz fan recently went hard at the "ugly" and "disgusting" Los Angeles Clippers in a rap predicting a sweep. Aaron "ZDOG" Zabriskie called the Clippers the "worst team in the NBA...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 57,746 reads 0 comments

  15. Metrics 101: Best NBA Players Who Never Made the Playoffs

    Almost every great NBA player eventually experiences the postseason. Most studs advance to the playoffs early in their careers or during their primes...

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  16. Rudy Gobert Out for Game 2 vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will miss the team's Game 2 matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers , the team confirmed Monday. Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune first reported the news...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 16,600 reads 0 comments

  17. Rudy Gobert Tells ESPN He Hopes to Return vs. Clippers Despite Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert hopes to play again during the team's first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers despite suffering a knee injury in Game 1. "Trying to get better every day," Gobert told ESPN...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 5,698 reads 0 comments

  18. Jusuf Nurkic Out for Game 1 vs. Warriors with Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will miss Sunday's Game 1 matchup against the Golden State Warriors as he continues recovering from a lower leg fracture. Casey Holdahl of the Blazers official website received word from the team...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 11,516 reads 0 comments

  19. Jazz Escape with Game 1 Win vs. Clippers Despite Rudy Gobert Injury

    On the road and without arguably their best player, the Utah Jazz defied the odds and defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95 in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 39,267 reads 0 comments

  20. Rudy Gobert Leaves Game vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

    Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert was forced to leave Saturday's playoff game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a sprained left knee, the team announced ...

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  21. Damian Lillard Clarifies Prediction That Trail Blazers Will Beat Warriors in 6

    Damian Lillard clarified his prediction from Tuesday that the Portland Trail Blazers would beat the Golden State Warriors in six games in their upcoming first-round playoff series...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 2,239 reads 0 comments

  22. Thunder Fan Wins $20,000 by Sinking Half-Court Shot at Halftime

    Russell Westbrook scored five points in 18 minutes during the Oklahoma City Thunder 's inconsequential season-ending loss to the Denver Nuggets ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 7,499 reads 0 comments

  23. Russell Westbrook Denies Jamal Murray with Emphatic Swat

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook took to the skies to deny Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray in the first quarter of Wednesday's game at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 2,244 reads 0 comments

  24. Oscar Robertson Honors Russell Westbrook Before Thunder's Regular-Season Finale

    Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson was on hand for the Oklahoma City Thunder 's season finale Wednesday night, presenting Russell Westbrook with a trophy commemorating his single-season triple-double record...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 23,975 reads 0 comments

  25. Portland's Maurice Harkless Could Lose $500k If He Misses 3s vs. Pelicans

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless may want to think twice about shooting three-pointers during Wednesday's regular-season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans at Moda Center...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 118,241 reads 0 comments