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Aquarium says it nursed giant octopus to health after it got caught in crab trap

It was an inkredible recovery. A giant Pacific octopus convalesced at the Oregon Coast Aquarium after she was caught and suffered injuries in a crab trap, the marine museum said Friday. The aquarium said it spent months treating the 22-pound animal’s wounds after a crab fisherman brought her in...

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Perry Jones ‘healthy again,’ eyeing NBA return

Perry Jones hasn’t played a game in the NBA since 2015. Back then, he was just a 23-year old trying to make his name in the league with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unfortunately, injuries and some unfortunate circumstances derailed what looked like a promising NBA career. Four years later, Jones is feeling healthy again. And […] The post Perry Jones ‘healthy again,’ eyeing NBA return appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Marine Johannes puts on shooting show as Liberty ends losing streak

Back in White Plains, the Liberty broke their three-game losing steak Saturday, taking down the Los Angeles Sparks, 83-78, The big star was the first free agent signing of the Joe Tsai era, French guard Marine Johannes, who came off the bench to score 17 points in 23 minutes. Johannes, a WNBA rookie at 24, only recently joined the team after recovering from injury and playing for France in the FIBA Europe Women’s Cup. It was her home debut. Johannes was one of several ben.ch players who Liberty coach Katie Smith turned to after three players got into foul trouble early. Overall, New...

It's OK that the Warriors' dynasty is over - Jalen Rose | Get Up

CC Sabathia joins Jalen Rose and Mike Greenberg to discuss the future of the Golden State Warriors, with Stephen Curry and Draymond Green still on the team, Klay Thompson recovering from injury, D'Angelo Russell now in tow, but Kevin Durant and Andre Iguo

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Stephen Curry says he and Kevin Durant are ‘still going to be brothers’

Golden State Warriors superstar point guard Stephen Curry says he and Kevin Durant are “still going to be brothers” despite Durant signing with the Brooklyn Nets in free agency. The Warriors went to three straight Finals during the Durant era, winning two and losing one. Had KD not suffered the initial calf injury in the […] The post Stephen Curry says he and Kevin Durant are ‘still going to be brothers’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Former NBA guard Greivis Vasquez still unable to play basketball after 2015 surgery, hoping to land coaching gig

Greivis Vasquez’s career came to a close before many knew it happened at all. Nearly three years since playing in his final NBA game, the former Toronto Raptors and New Orleans Hornets guard still struggles with the reality his playing days are really over. “I’m not out of the league because of my talent. I’m […] The post Former NBA guard Greivis Vasquez still unable to play basketball after 2015 surgery, hoping to land coaching gig appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Lakers’ Frank Vogel compares DeMarcus Cousins’ recovery from injury to Paul George

New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel has seen a similar injury to the one that center DeMarcus Cousins is attempting to recover from now. When he was with the Indiana Pacers, another star, Paul George, suffered a broken leg that cost him the season. Cousins suffered an Achilles that put him on the […] The post Lakers’ Frank Vogel compares DeMarcus Cousins’ recovery from injury to Paul George appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Angels' JC Ramirez will pitch in relief upon return from injured list

JC Ramirez was a reliable starter before he had Tommy John surgery, but his velocity was down during rehab starts, so he'll pitch out of the Angels' bullpen.

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NBA M*A*S*H: Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant check in from rehab

Klay Thompson's English Bulldog Rocco is by his master's side during Thompson's recovery from ACL surgery.

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Nets’ Caris LeVert happy to see D’Angelo Russell get a max deal with Warriors

Brooklyn Nets swingman Caris LeVert was happy to see former teammate D’Angelo Russell get a max deal with the Golden State Warriors as part of a sign-and-trade for Kevin Durant. The two played two seasons together and witnessed each other’s injuries and setbacks through the course of the season, developing a true bond in their […] The post Nets’ Caris LeVert happy to see D’Angelo Russell get a max deal with Warriors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Report: Raptors’ Lowry undergoes left thumb surgery, but hopes to be ready for USA Basketball training camp

Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry underwent left thumb surgery to repair a tendon injury, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Lowry played through the injury throughout much of the playoffs, including the NBA Finals. Lowry is hoping to be ready for USA Basketball training camp in August, with the FIBA World Cup coming right after […] The post Report: Raptors’ Lowry undergoes left thumb surgery, but hopes to be ready for USA Basketball training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Kevin Durant spotted in Soho ... on scooter

SplashNews.com Splashnews.com, the global content agency. captured an image of Kevin Durant as he exited a Soho Hotel in Manhattan Wednesday, his right leg still in a scooter following his June 13 surgery for a ruptured achilles tendon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in the city. The Post published the photo. Durant has reportedly stayed in New York since being injured in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. He agreed to a sign-and-trade shortly after the beginning of free agency on the night of June 30. The Nets have declined to say when KD might be available to return to action and in fact...

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Report: Kyle Lowry Undergoes Surgery to Repair Tendon Injury in Thumb

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry reportedly underwent a procedure to repair tendon injury in his left thumb.

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Warriors’ Klay Thompson is rehabbing his ACL injury with his ‘loyal’ dog

Golden State Warriors All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson is rehabbing his left ACL injury with his “loyal” dog Rocco. Rehabs can be very boring and lonely. Luckily for Thompson, he’s got his best friend Rocco by his side. Here’s Klay Thompson rehabbing with his “loyal steed” Rocco pic.twitter.com/zPDLgWkN6z — Logan Murdock (@loganmmurdock) July 18, 2019 […] The post Warriors’ Klay Thompson is rehabbing his ACL injury with his ‘loyal’ dog appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Suspected drunk pilot crashes private plane at Nevada airport, but avoids serious injury

A pilot who was flying drunk somehow avoided serious injury when he crashed a private plane at an airport in Nevada on Wednesday night, according to authorities. No one else was aboard the twin-engine Cessna 550, which caught fire when it went down at Mesquite Municipal Airport, according to cops....

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Amputated limbs discovered at Battle of Waterloo grounds

Human limbs more than 200 years old have been excavated from the bloodstained Battle of Waterloo fields. Archaeologists digging at the site of a former field hospital have discovered the remains of limbs that were amputated by medics at the former Mont.-St.-Jean site in Belgium, reported the BBC...

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Jalen Rose predicts Warriors will be in the ‘seven seed’ next season

After the departure of Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson’s devastating injury, most NBA pundits are picking the Golden State Warriors to drop significantly in the standings. Former player and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose predicted that the Dubs would drop to seventh in the 2019-20 season: “They’ll be in the seven seed. Steph Curry probably […] The post Jalen Rose predicts Warriors will be in the ‘seven seed’ next season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Heat’s Erik Spoelstra says Dion Waiters’ physique before training camp would determine what his role will be

Dion Waiters’ position with the Miami Heat could largely hinge on his playing shape as he approaches training camp, according to head coach Erik Spoelstra. Waiters has struggled with his playing weight after coming back from a lingering ankle injury, but after finishing the season in a healthy note, he is now in a position […] The post Heat’s Erik Spoelstra says Dion Waiters’ physique before training camp would determine what his role will be appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving Would Have Joined Knicks Instead Of Nets If KD Didn’t Suffer Injury

During the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend, rumors have started to circulate about the plan of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to play together in one team. The rumors heated up days before the 2019 NBA free agency started with the New York Knicks emerging as the top favorite to land both superstars. Durant and Irving really ended up as teammates but instead of signing with the Knicks, they decided to join the other team situated in New York – the Brooklyn Nets. The decision of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to team up in Brooklyn has undeniably changed the NBA landscape. With the “Big Three”...

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Knicks’ Reggie Bullock undergoes surgery for cervical disc herniation

New York Knicks swingman Reggie Bullock underwent surgery for a cervical disc herniation on Wednesday, the team announced. The Knicks plan to provide an update on Bullock’s rehab and progress around the start of training camp: Medical Update: Reggie Bullock underwent successful surgery today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for a […] The post Knicks’ Reggie Bullock undergoes surgery for cervical disc herniation appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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New York Knicks: Reggie Bullock undergoes surgery after signing contract

One day after Reggie Bullock signed, the New York Knicks announced he underwent surgery. The New York Knicks finished their 15-man roster with the signings of Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock Tuesday. Both arrived with some hiccups along the negotiating way, especially the latter man, who signed a two-year, $8.2 million contract, after initially agreeing […] New York Knicks: Reggie Bullock undergoes surgery after signing contract - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Kyrie recruited KD to the Nets after Durant’s injury – Jalen Rose | Jalen & Jacoby

Jalen Rose and Davis Jacoby discuss how Kyrie Irving was able to convince Kevin Durant to play for the Brooklyn Nets, not the New York Knicks, after Durant’s injury. ✔

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Dwight Howard Says He’s Not Gay In TV Interview

In last year’s eventful NBA season, there was one moment that drew massive attention for a a couple of days in November. That was when, per The Inquisitr, a man named Masin Elijé sent a series of tweets alleging that he had a sexual relationship with veteran NBA center Dwight Howard. Elijé also claimed to have been both harassed and catfished by Howard’s pastor. Howard said nothing at the time, and his then-team, the Washington Wizards, announced a few days later that Howard was undergoing surgery, which ended up ending his season. Now, Howard has spoken out about the episode in an...

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Michael Conforto adjusts to whatever the Mets ask of him

The Mets have asked a lot of Michael Conforto this year and he’s modified his game for the better in all respects. In spring training, the Mets promised Conforto he would only play in right field. Once Brandon Nimmo got bit by the injury bug, Conforto traded his usual position for the more demanding...

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Lakers star Anthony Davis is about to remind everybody how good he is

Before fracturing his left finger in mid-January, Anthony Davis was playing best basketball of his career, and it wasn’t particularly close. He averaged a ridiculous 33.2 points, 15.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 2.0 steals, and 2.1 blocks on 51.5 percent shooting in the 16 games leading up to the injury he suffered against the Portland Trail […] The post Lakers star Anthony Davis is about to remind everybody how good he is appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Brooklyn Nets: What should the starting five look like?

The Brooklyn Nets have depth, they got a nice combination of youth and established veterans—so what should the starting five look like? Well, for one, things do become a little trickier for the Brooklyn Nets with Kevin Durant sidelined for a prolonged period of time with injury. They still possess a very talented roster, it’s […] Brooklyn Nets: What should the starting five look like? - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - A Brooklyn Nets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Mom’s suit against NYC and New York Presbyterian Hospital for $10M for delaying her 4 year old’s brain surgery could go federal

A mother’s $10 million lawsuit against the city and New York Presbyterian Hospital over her son’s delayed brain surgery is likely headed to federal court, the Daily News learned Tuesday. Caterina Andorfer-Lopez says a frivolous child services investigation put her boy’s medical care on hold, according...

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Wizards signed Isaiah Thomas in part to help John Wall during his recovery

The Washington Wizards believe Isaiah Thomas can help John Wall, not only by backing him up on the court but by also inspiring the All-Star guard in his recovery. Wall has been sidelined since February because of an Achilles injury. He already underwent surgery, but he is expected to be out for the most part, […] The post Wizards signed Isaiah Thomas in part to help John Wall during his recovery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nets’ medical staff eager to help Kevin Durant during rehab

Despite the fact that he could miss all of the coming season due to an Achillies injury, the Brooklyn Nets decided to sign Kevin Durant to a four-year, $164 million dollar deal. Some teams were leery of Durant’s injury, but the Nets’ medical staff seems to be ready for the challenge. Brooklyn Nets GM Sean […] The post Nets’ medical staff eager to help Kevin Durant during rehab appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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2018-19 Warriors season review: Still Dray

Despite setbacks and transitions, the tenacity and resiliency of Draymond Green remained the same. At some point, somebody gotta tell the truth. And at some point between the dog days of the 2018-19 NBA regular season and the dawn of the playoffs, the truth is exactly what Draymond Green got. For Green, the truth is that he spent portions of his 2018-19 season out of order and out of control. Injuries limited his game, preparation, and maintenance. His on court behavior was about as reckless as a Porsche shredding the asphalt in the middle of an Oakland sideshow. Green’s mother, Mary...

Does D'Angelo Russell fit into the Warriors' long term plans? | High Noon

Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre debate whether or not D'Angelo Russell is a good long term fit for the Golden State Warriors after Klay Thompson returns from his injury, or if he is just a good trade asset to keep in their pockets for later use. ✔