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Durant continues to make strides in rehab from knee injury

Durant continues to make strides in rehab from knee injury

Durant continues to make strides in rehab from knee injury After Warriors practice Thursday, Kevin Durant was seen hoisting jump shots and hammering home a dunk. The team is still optimistic that Durant, who sustained a sprained medial collateral ligament (MCL) and tibial bone bruise in a Feb. 28 loss at Washington, will return by the end of the regular season.
San Francisco Chronicle 12 hours ago

Matt Barnes getting acclimated to Warriors

When he found his Warriors teammates and coaches gathered at the upscale restaurant in Manhattan, Barnes asked point guard Shaun Livingston if this was a regular occurrence. Golden State is the rare place where teammates are more friends than co-workers. Since averaging 2.5 points and shooting 25 percent...
Golden State Of Mind 5 hours ago

Warriors vs. Kings: Final Norcal battle

Golden State and Sacramento, two divergent Northern California teams, face off for the final time this season. Game Information Golden State Warriors (57-14) vs. Sacramento Kings (27-44) How to watch Date: Friday March 24, 2017 Time: 7:30pm PST Location: Oracle Arena — Oakland, CA TV: CSN Bay Area Radio:...
Boston Herald 7 hours ago
Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95

PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers never trailed in a 110-95 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.Lillard had 15 in the first quarter as Portland opened a 14-point lead. The Blazers led by as much as 23 and moved within a game of the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.Kristaps Porzingis scored 18 points for the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.Lillard entered Thursdays game averaging 31.2 points since the All-Star break and didnt cool off. He has scored 25 or...
Newsday 9 hours ago

Injured Knicks Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony, Lance Thomas sit out

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Derrick Rose said if it were a playoff game he would have taken some painkillers and tried to play. Because the Knicks aren't playing for anything but lottery position, he didn't push it.
Joe Flynn / Posting and Toasting 7 hours ago

Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: Scenes from a youthful loss

Lots of rookies, lots of missed jumpers. The New York Knicks’ young bench has often kept games close after the starting lineup has crapped all over the court at the outset. What Thursday’s matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers presupposed is...what if the youngsters were starting? With Carmelo...
Inquisitr 5 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Star To Play ‘Less And Less,’ Knicks Career Over?

It has been nothing short of a disappointing season for the New York Knicks heading toward a fourth straight year missing the playoffs. The stretches of inconsistency have been the only constant for them pushing forward in another losing campaign. In light of that, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek has...
FOX Sports 7 hours ago

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95 (Mar 23, 2017)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers never trailed in a 110-95 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.
Sun Herald 7 hours ago

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95

Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers never trailed in a 110-95 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Lillard had 15 in the first …
FOX Sports 5 hours ago

Cavs end rocky road trip with visit to Charlotte (Mar 24, 2017)

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on a trip that can considered eventful for various reasons. There was the rest controversy with stars LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love on Saturday against the Los Angeles Clippers followed by a productive night against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Akron Beacon Journal 15 hours ago

Marla Ridenour: Was LeBron James sending Cavaliers’ a man-up message with his performance in loss to Nuggets?

DENVER: I will never question LeBron James’ toughness, even as he questioned his team’s Wednesday night.I understand that at age 32, the four-time league Most Valuable Player must conserve his energy, must ramp up his effort through each level of the playoffs, must be at his peak if he reaches his...
Boston Herald 8 hours ago
Nets beat Suns 126-98 for 1st two-game win streak of season

Nets beat Suns 126-98 for 1st two-game win streak of season

NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Nets finally have a winning streak.Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the Nets beat the Phoenix Suns 126-98 on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season.I think for us, on the outside looking in its like, Man, thats pretty sad, guard Jeremy Lin said. I guess it is. But on the inside, well take every step in the right direction, well continue to take and appreciate it and be grateful for it. I think whats happening right now is we are raising our standards slowly.Trevor Booker added 14 points...
Chicago Tribune 14 hours ago

Friday's matchup: 76ers at Bulls

TV/radio: 7 p.m. Friday; WGN-9, WLS-AM 890. Storylines: Still pursuing a postseason berth, the Bulls welcome center Robin Lopez back to the lineup after a one-game suspension for throwing a punch at the Raptors' Serge Ibaka on Tuesday. The Bulls are trying to take advantage of a stretch of four...
Sun Herald 14 hours ago
Sacramento King Ty Lawson denies violating DUI probation

Sacramento King Ty Lawson denies violating DUI probation

Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson has denied that he violated his probation in a Colorado drunken driving case by drinking and failing to complete community service. Lawson and his …
Los Angeles Times 8 hours ago
Mavericks steal a win at the finish from the Clippers

Mavericks steal a win at the finish from the Clippers

Harrison Barnes made the go-ahead basket, then stole the ball from Blake Griffin with 3.9 seconds left as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 97-95, on Thursday night. Barnes made a 14-foot jumper with 1:06 remaining for the game's 11th lead change, making it 96-95. After he stripped...
FULL RECAP: Aldridge leads Spurs past Grizzlies

FULL RECAP: Aldridge leads Spurs past Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Spurs in San Antonio on Thursday night as their offense fell flat. The Memphis Grizzlies dropped their second consecutive game on Thursday night to LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies engaged in a slow paced battle on Thursday night. Neither team broke the 100-point mark and the Grizzlies only had two players score in double-figures. The Grizzlies did do a decent job of containing Kawhi Leonard, but could not capitalize on a good defensive performance as a team. This was a tricky night for Memphis because...
National Post 8 hours ago
DeMar DeRozan scores 40 points as Toronto Raptors exact revenge on Miami 101-84 Heat to win fourth straight game

DeMar DeRozan scores 40 points as Toronto Raptors exact revenge on Miami 101-84 Heat to win fourth straight game

A major psychological hurdle was cleared when the Raptors finally beat the Heat 101-84 and now they're able to enjoy this moment of redemption, one of those nights when the Raptors showed their mental toughness, which can be fleeting even in the best of times, and were able to regroup following a horrific first quarter.
Posting and Toasting 3 hours ago
Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: ‘That sucked, but luckily I have the Knicks to cheer me up’

Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: ‘That sucked, but luckily I have the Knicks to cheer me up’

As Bo Schembechler once said: ‘The Tank, The Tank, The Tank.’ Full disclosure, I, along with P&Ter The Ghost of Kristaps Past are Michigan fans so I’m sure we were both hoping for a little Knicks tankin’ to help us get over the Wolverines' 69 (not nice this time!) - 68 loss to Oregon in the Sweet Sixteen. If Knicks fans have learned anything it’s that the Knicks can always be counted on to cheer you up...provided you want them to lose, of course. Before the game even started, it already looked like they’d deliver the tanky goodness: Tonight's injury report: Anthony (sore l....
Bright Side Of The Sun 8 hours ago
Phoenix Suns field youngest starting lineup in NBA history

Phoenix Suns field youngest starting lineup in NBA history

With three players too young to buy adult beverages and another barely old enough to smile when he’s carded, the Suns lost to the Nets by 28. Not only did the Phoenix Suns field the youngest lineup in 49 years of franchise history tonight, they also fielded the youngest starting lineup in NBA league history. Via @EliasSports, tonight's @Suns starting lineup (average age of 21 years, 14 days) is the youngest starting five in NBA history #WeArePHX pic.twitter.com/YKH1KsUt8g— Phoenix Suns Stats (@SunsBballComm) March 24, 2017 Also funny: 15 of the 16 teams playing in the NCAA Sweet...

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Rip City Project 7 hours ago

Portland Bounces Back With Blowout Victory Over Knicks

After a Disappointing Loss to Milwaukee, the Blazers Rebound Nicely with an Easy Win over New York 110-95 The Knicks just weren’t prepared for a hungry team like the Blazers. Just two days after failing to take possession of the eighth spot in the playoffs, Portland made sure to stay just one game out of […] Portland Bounces Back With Blowout Victory Over Knicks - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Boston Herald 7 hours ago
Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to 97-90 win over Grizzlies

Aldridge, Leonard lead Spurs to 97-90 win over Grizzlies

SAN ANTONIO — The Memphis Grizzlies got into the Spurs defensively, pushing San Antonio around and making every possession a fierce fight.The Spurs enjoyed it, especially their defensive-minded coach.LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points, Kawhi Leonard added 19 and San Antonio beat Memphis 97-90 on Thursday night in a possible first-round playoff preview.Its good for the team and myself that were seeing this early instead of being hit in the playoffs, Leonard said.San Antonio opened a four-game homestand by moving two games behind idle Golden State for the leagues best record. The Spurs...
Boston Herald 7 hours ago
Barnes' late basket, steal put Mavs past Clippers, 97-95

Barnes' late basket, steal put Mavs past Clippers, 97-95

DALLAS — Harrison Barnes thrived in a new position on Thursday night, and so did the Mavericks.Barnes made the go-ahead basket, then stole the ball from Blake Griffin with 3.9 seconds left as Dallas beat the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95.Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle started a big lineup, with Barnes moving from power forward to small forward.I have a little bit more energy from not banging with as many bigs, Barnes said.Barnes made a 14-foot jumper with 1:06 remaining for the games 11th lead change, making it 96-95. After he stripped Griffin, Wesley Matthews made a free throw with 0.9 seconds...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Long trips for one game don't sit well with Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton

In the NBA’s attempt to reduce games on consecutive nights and stretches of four games in five nights, the league has created a schedule quirk that annoys Lakers Coach Luke Walton: One-game trips several time zones away. The Lakers this season have played the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks,...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Shaquille O'Neal will get his Lakers statue on Friday, and Kobe Bryant couldn't be happier

Only in looking back can Kobe Bryant truly appreciate the impact Shaquille O’Neal had on his career. In basketball history it is impossible to mention one without the other. “When you win three titles together and you’ve had so much impact on one another’s legacy as a player and as a champion,”...

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