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Warriors start Alfonzo McKinnie and Jordan Bell in Game 4

The Golden State Warriors put in two new starters in Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers amid their injury woes. Kevin Durant remains sidelined for Golden State with a calf injury, and it didn’t help the team that Andre Iguodala was also ruled out of Game 4 after suffering a calf issue of his […] The post Warriors start Alfonzo McKinnie and Jordan Bell in Game 4 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blogging the Bombers | New York Daily News

Seth Lugo hits injured list with right shoulder tendinitis, Hector Santiago joins Mets

Embedded in the avalanche of news on Monday afternoon was an injury that resulted in a major blow to the Mets bullpen. Seth Lugo was placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder tendinitis prior to the Mets’ series opener against the Nationals at Citi Field. In corresponding moves, the...

Golden State Of Mind

Warriors vs. Blazers, Game 4: Andre Iguodala out, Alfonzo McKinnie will start

The Warriors have a chance to sweep the Blazers tonight, but they’ll have to do it without Andre Iguodala. The most fun thing about NBA Twitter during this year’s playoff season has been watching people do mental gymnastics to try to somehow invalidate the Golden State Warriors’ accomplishments. For those who have chosen to preserve their sanity and stay off Twitter recently (I salute you!), the latest line of “reasoning” is that the Warriors have gotten lucky yet again because Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard suffered an injury in Game 2 of the series. I’ve had...

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Terry Stotts says it’s ‘typical’ of Damian Lillard to play through rib injury

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts isn’t surprised star point guard Damian Lillard is playing through a rib injury and kept the ailment to himself before it was leaked by reporters after Game 3. Stotts says it’s “typical” of Lillard to play through injuries, something the Blazers guard has done his entire NBA career. […] The post Terry Stotts says it’s ‘typical’ of Damian Lillard to play through rib injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Blazers vs. Warriors Game 4 Preview

Portland looks to keep its season alive. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors (Series: 3-0, Golden State) May 20, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Jusuf Nurkic (out), Damian Lillard (he’ll play, but ouch)Warriors injuries: Andre Iguodala (questionable), Kevin Durant (out), DeMarcus Cousins (out)How to watch on TV: ESPNHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Golden State of Mind For the second time this postseason the Blazers are staring the end of their season in the face. The last time they faced an elimination...

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Terry Stotts didn’t know severity of Damian Lillard’s rib injury until Game 3

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts didn’t know the severity of star point guard Damian Lillard’s rib injury until Game 3 on Saturday. After the Blazers lost Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals to the Golden State Warriors, it was reported that Lillard is playing through separated ribs. The Blazers guard suffered the […] The post Terry Stotts didn’t know severity of Damian Lillard’s rib injury until Game 3 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blogging the Bombers | New York Daily News

Man, 32, stabbed to death in doorway of Queens deli

A 32-year-old man was stabbed to death in the doorway of a Queens deli, police said Monday. Desmond Tillery was knifed in the chest in the entry to Day & Night Deli & Grill on Beach Channel Drive near Horton Ave. in Far Rockaway about 9:40 p.m. Sunday. EMTs rushed him to Jamaica Hospital but he...

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Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard downplays injury concern despite being bothered by leg issue in Game 3

In  Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard favored his leg early and late in the game. But after the win which cut the Milwaukee Bucks’ series lead to 2-1, Leonard downplayed concerns. After their double-overtime victory wherein he played 52 minutes, Leonard shared that he’s not worried about […] The post Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard downplays injury concern despite being bothered by leg issue in Game 3 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Golden State’s Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf

Golden State Of Mind

BreakingT releases new “Forgot About Dray” tee to honor Draymond Green

Green is dominating the Blazers, and it’s time for Dub Nation to proudly rep the heartbeat of the Golden Empire! The Golden State Warriors’ frontcourt has been hit hard by the injury bug, and yet here they stand on the precipice of the NBA Finals thanks to the leadership of the unstoppable Draymond Green! Green had his best game of the playoffs on the road in Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 20 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists. That was his Not only did he ignite the Warriors offense, but he also led the defensive charge, defending all five positions and roaring at...

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Warriors news: Andre Iguodala out for Game 4 vs. Blazers

Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala won’t play in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, according to Dennis Scott of NBA TV. Iguodala suffered a left calf injury in Game 3. The Warriors swingman underwent an MRI and the results came back negative. Game 4! No […] The post Warriors news: Andre Iguodala out for Game 4 vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Raptors’ Fred VanVleet gets stitches on left eye after getting elbowed in Game 3

Fred VanVleet’s poor showing for the Toronto Raptors in Game 3 ended in more disaster, as he left Scotiabank Arena with a bloodied left eye and stitches. As first reported by Josh Lewenberg of The Sports Network, VanVleet confirmed that he sustained the injury late in the game after taking an elbow to the eye, […] The post Raptors’ Fred VanVleet gets stitches on left eye after getting elbowed in Game 3 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

SFGate

Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala seem really mad at Fox Sports' Chris Broussard

Chris Broussard of Fox Sports is paid to put his takes on sports out into the world. Some people love his takes. Some hate his takes. And some of those people are the people the takes are actually about. Warriors star Kevin Durant, currently sidelined with a calf injury, saw one of Broussard's tweet Monday morning. The tweet linked off to an episode of Broussard's radio show entitled, "If Warriors win title without KD, does that diminish his 2 rings?"

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Blazers’ Damian Lillard on his rib injury — ‘I don’t think it’s something that’s affecting my game’

Damian Lillard continues to downplay the impact of his rib injury. Shortly after Sunday’s Game 3, another come-from-behind Warriors win, news broke that the Portland Trail Blazers superstar is playing through separated ribs. Lillard appeared to sustain the injury early in the second half of Game 2, when Golden State big man Kevon Looney landed […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard on his rib injury — ‘I don’t think it’s something that’s affecting my game’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Stephen Curry says Warriors will have same mentality whether Andre Iguodala plays in Game 4 or not

The Golden State Warriors have dealt with myriad injury issues during the 2019 playoffs. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson suffered ankle injuries, and Curry dislocated a finger on his non-shooting hand in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Houston Rockets. Kevin Durant went down with a mild calf strain in Game 5 […] The post Stephen Curry says Warriors will have same mentality whether Andre Iguodala plays in Game 4 or not appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Blazers’ Damian Lillard not using rib injury as an excuse for poor play

There’s another explanation for Damian Lillard’s subpar play against the Golden State Warriors than their stifling defense alone. Not that the Portland Trail Blazers star, of course, is using his injury to excuse away his struggles in the Western Conference Finals. Shortly after Sunday’s Game 3, another come-from-behind Warriors win, news broke that Lillard is […] The post Blazers’ Damian Lillard not using rib injury as an excuse for poor play appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

VIDEO: Dame Speaks About Rib Injury

The Portland Trail Blazers star separated his ribs in Game 2. Prior to practice on Sunday, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers spoke with the press about the separated rib he suffered in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, according to video from NBC Sports Northwest. He sustained the injury after Kevon Looney of the Golden State Warriors fell on him. He told the press that there is little he can do about it, save playing through the pain. VIDEO: Damian Lillard updates us on his rib injury#RipCity pic.twitter.com/74NP6DcDRs— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) May 19,...

Blazer's Edge

Report: Lillard Playing Through Separated Ribs

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that Lillard may be less than 100% due to injury. Shams Charania reported after Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals that Blazers star Damian Lillard has been fighting through separated ribs. Portland Trail Blazers All-NBA star Damian Lillard has separated ribs and is playing through the injury, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Lillard shot 5-of-18 in Game 3 loss to Warriors.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 19, 2019 Charania reports that the injury was suffered in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors, when Kevon Looney...

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Damian Lillard is playing though ‘separated ribs’

The Portland Trail Blazers are facing elimination after three games in the Western Conference Finals and things will only get tougher as Damian Lillard is apparently battling an injury. Portland Trail Blazers All-NBA star Damian Lillard has separated ribs and is playing through the injury, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Lillard shot 5-of-18 in Game […] The post Damian Lillard is playing though ‘separated ribs’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry joins Jerry West, LeBron James in exclusive club after going for 36 points in Game 3

The 2019 playoffs have been quite the wild ride for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. From dealing with a pesky Clippers team and Patrick Beverley in a grinding, six-game series in the first round, to injuries galore and shooting struggles against the Rockets, there have been times where the Warriors have shown vulnerability. […] The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry joins Jerry West, LeBron James in exclusive club after going for 36 points in Game 3 appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Golden State Of Mind

Will Warriors sweep the Blazers as 3.5-point favorites in Portland?

Golden State can end Portland’s season in game four on Monday night. The Golden State Warriors are partying like it’s 2015, in full Strength in Numbers mode and in position to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers. Here we discuss the Western Conference Finals game four odds and analysis. When: Monday May 20th, 2019 at 6:00pm PST Where: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon TV: ESPN Line: Warriors -3.5, o/u 220.5 Injuries: Jusuf Nurkic (leg) is out for the Blazers. Andre Iguodala (calf) is doubtful, Kevin Durant (calf) and DeMarcus Cousins (quadricep) are out for the Warriors. Portland Trail...

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Andre Iguodala to receive MRI on left calf on Sunday

The Warriors seem optimistic about Andre Iguodala's left calf injury.

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Warriors’ Andre Iguodala experiencing soreness in lower leg, to get MRI on Sunday

The Golden State Warriors had another come-from-behind win against the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night. Their 110-99 win gives them a 3-0 series lead, putting them one win away from another trip to the NBA Finals. However, an injury to Andre Iguodala could spell trouble for them. Kerr says […] The post Warriors’ Andre Iguodala experiencing soreness in lower leg, to get MRI on Sunday appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors star Stephen Curry says ‘only God’ is 100% healthy at this point of the season

The Golden State Warriors have been struck with the injury bug this offseason. Superstars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins have both missed several playoff games, while Andre Iguodala was recently declared as questionable due to calf tightness. So when Stephen Curry was asked if anyone in the league is 100 percent healthy, he had a […] The post Warriors star Stephen Curry says ‘only God’ is 100% healthy at this point of the season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors’ Andre Iguodala questionable for Game 4 after MRI on calf comes back negative

The Golden State Warriors have managed to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference Finals despite the absence of Kevin Durant. The Warriors could be without another key player when they attempt to close out the series in Game 4, as Andre Iguodala suffered an apparent calf injury […] The post Warriors’ Andre Iguodala questionable for Game 4 after MRI on calf comes back negative appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Daily Knicks

New York Knicks: Warriors’ wins continue justifying Kevin Durant leaving

The New York Knicks remain linked to Kevin Durant, who is out with a calf injury in Golden State’s pursuit of the title. Their success without him should satisfy the Knicks. The connection between the New York Knicks and Kevin Durant has not diminished. No matter which rumor floats, they seem inevitable to match in […] New York Knicks: Warriors’ wins continue justifying Kevin Durant leaving - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rockets news: Houston owner Tilman Fertitta says ‘nobody works harder than’ James Harden

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta says “nobody works harder than” superstar shooting guard James Harden. Fertitta believes other players in the league would have had to take time off if they suffered the neck and wrist injury Harden dealt with this season. “James is a bull,” Fertitta said, via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. […] The post Rockets news: Houston owner Tilman Fertitta says ‘nobody works harder than’ James Harden appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Kyrie Irving has the ultimate handles package | NBA Mixtape

Kyrie Irving returned from his injury in the 2017-18 season and has lit up the NBA with his handles and unstoppable drives to the basket. Known as one of the best finishers in the NBA, here are some of the best highlights from the first half 2018-19 NBA s

Caris Levert: 'I thought I was done for at least a year, but here we are today' | SC with SVP

Caris Levert joins SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt to discuss the Brooklyn Nets’ push to make the 2019 NBA playoffs, his journey back to the court after suffering a gruesome leg injury and how he is noticing a new wave of Nets fans in New York. ✔

Anthony Davis’ minutes restriction isn’t fair to the fans – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith has a problem with the New Orleans Pelicans restricting the minutes of Anthony Davis because it's insulting to the paying customer. Stephen A. and Max Kellerman also question if Joel Embiid's injury can make Ben Simmons and the Philadelph