1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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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  15. 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...

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  16. 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 ...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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...

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  20. Karl-Anthony Towns Passes Kevin Love for Most Points in a Single Season

    Fact: Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points for the Timberwolves on Tuesday night, passing Kevin Love for the most points scored in a single season in franchise history. Towns has 2,033 points this season...

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  21. Rudy Gobert to Ask Gordon Hayward If He Wants to Win Title in Free-Agency Pitch

    Gordon Hayward is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer if he declines his $16.7 million player option for the 2017-18 season, and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert ...

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  22. Russell Westbrook Will Rest vs. Timberwolves, Out for 1st Game This Season

    Russell Westbrook is finally taking a breather. Head coach Billy Donovan told reporters at shootaround Tuesday the Oklahoma City Thunder guard will sit out the night's ...

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  23. Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

    When point guard Russell Westbrook nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer in the Oklahoma City Thunder 's 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets , that capped off a spectacular season and pushing the superstar point guard to multiple milestones...

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  24. Russell Westbrook Comments After Breaking Oscar Robertson's Triple-Double Record

    Russell Westbrook did the incredible Sunday evening, nailing a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to defeat the Denver Nuggets and cap off a game where he set the NBA 's single-season record for triple-doubles...

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  25. Russell Westbrook Breaks Single-Season Triple-Double Record, Hits Game-Winner

    Is there anything Russell Westbrook can't do? No, seriously, is there? The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard had a historic performance against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday...

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