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Thunder’s Paul George’s hip contusion dates back to March

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George has put Thunder fans in a rollercoaster of emotions of late. After making a scintillating performance in his playoff debut in OKC colors during last Sunday’s 116-108 Game 1 win over the Utah Jazz, George said that he aggravated a hip injury, causing some degree of doubt on his […] The post Thunder’s Paul George’s hip contusion dates back to March appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Steven Adams says he’s not dealing with any injury

If there is one thing for certain about Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams, he is undoubtedly one of the toughest players in the NBA. Despite what looks to many like Adams is playing through an injury, he reiterated to Royce Young of ESPN after Wednesday night’s 102-95 loss to the Utah Jazz in Game 2 […] The post Steven Adams says he’s not dealing with any injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Quin Snyder not worried about Donovan Mitchell’s injury after stellar performance

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell bounced back from a left foot contusion suffered in Game 1 of the series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, evening up the series at 1-1 after a 28-point performance to lead all scorers. Head coach Quin Snyder showed no concerns about his injury, despite him being a game-time decision entering […] The post Quin Snyder not worried about Donovan Mitchell’s injury after stellar performance appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Game Two Injury Report

Utah’s Donovan Mitchell headlines the injury buzz heading into Game 2. The Thunder look to take a 2-0 series lead tonight in OKC, while the Utah Jazz are hoping to even the series at 1. The two teams tip-off at the ‘Peake tonight at 7:00 PM CT. With Game 2 just a few hours away, let’s take a quick look at tonight’s injury report. Thunder Paul George: George was diagnosed with a hip contusion late in Sunday night’s Game 1 victory. Despite the injury, George was still dominant, scoring 24 of his 36 points after the hard fall. He was limited in practice yesterday and received...

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Paul George expected to play tonight in Game 2 vs. Jazz

Expect Playoff P to play in Game 2 of the Utah Jazz-Oklahoma City first-round series. According to Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman, Thunder forward Paul George is in line to play later tonight against the Jazz despite aggravating a right hip injury in the series opener. Thunder is “expecting” Paul George to play, Billy Donovan […] The post Paul George expected to play tonight in Game 2 vs. Jazz appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Donovan Mitchell to take ‘smart’ approach with injury

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell remains questionable for tonight’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, likely a game-time decision prior to tip-off. While the 6-foot-3 shooting guard took part in the morning shootaround, he warned his eagerness to play wouldn’t be the dominant factor in his decision to play, planning to make the best decision […] The post Donovan Mitchell to take ‘smart’ approach with injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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In the news: OKC Thunder prep for Game 2

With the OKC Thunder taking the initial game the focus turns to Game 2 and capitalizing on the home court advantage. Game 1 is in the books with ample positives for the OKC Thunder to draw upon as they prepare for Game 2. Key areas of concern are injury related with Paul George reaggravating a […] In the news: OKC Thunder prep for Game 2 - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Did Carmelo Anthony, Paul George prevent Russell Westbrook from winning MVP?

We’re going to talk a little bit of golf here, but we’ll get to Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, and the Oklahoma City Thunder shortly. I promise. During the early goings of the recently concluded Masters Tournament, Tony Finau suffered a gruesome-looking ankle injury after scoring a hole-in-one. He twisted his ankle so bad that […] The post Did Carmelo Anthony, Paul George prevent Russell Westbrook from winning MVP? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Paul George injury update following hip contusion

The Oklahoma City Thunder seem to have caught a break with the Paul George injury. He suffered a right hip contusion during Sunday’s victory over the Utah Jazz and although there has been no official announcement on his status for Game 2 he did go through practice with the team. Paul George participated in practice […] The post Paul George injury update following hip contusion appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell likely good to go for Game 2

Despite an injury scare during Game 1 of his team’s series with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell should be ready for Game 2. There was a moment on Sunday when Jazz Nation held its collective breath. In the second half of the Utah Jazz’s playoff-opening bout with the Oklahoma City Thunder, […] Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell likely good to go for Game 2 - The J-Notes - The J-Notes - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Thunder in the News: In the end, homecourt advantage is ours

The end of the regular season was the typical night for an OKC Thunder fan. So much excitement as the Playoff picture fell perfectly place, yet that’s shrouded as we wait to learn more about Corey Brewer’s injury. Wow. Just wow. An 82-game season of ups-and-downs ended in the best possible scenario for the OKC […] Thunder in the News: In the end, homecourt advantage is ours - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Grizzly Bear Blues

Memphis loses season finale against Oklahoma City, 137-123

Dillon Brooks’ scoring outburst was not enough to stop Russell Westbrook and the Thunder You know the last day of the school year when you didn’t have to do anything, but they still made you show up and go through the motions? Welcome to game 82 of the NBA regular season, slightly exacerbated by the fact that the Memphis Grizzlies had a record of 22-59 heading in. With more than half the roster on the injury report, Memphis lost their 60th game of the season to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 137-123, behind Dillon Brooks’ team and career-high 36 points. The game started fast and loose;...

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Alex Abrines out for finale with concussion

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be missing the services of shooting guard Alex Abrines for their regular season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies this Wednesday. According to a Thunder bulleting update via Alex Roig of Now That’s Thunder Basketball, Abrines has been put in the concussion protocol, meaning he is very much likely out for […] The post Alex Abrines out for finale with concussion appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Alex Abrines placed on concussion protocol

OKC Thunder guard Alex Abrines was placed in the NBA’s concussion protocol after leaving Monday night’s game. Abrines is listed as questionable for the season finale on Wednesday against Memphis. Alex Abrines left Monday’s win over Miami in the second quarter with concussion-like symptoms. It turns out our worst fears have come true. The Thunder […] Alex Abrines placed on concussion protocol - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Boston Celtics daily links 4/10/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald NBA playoff watch: Spurs, Pelicans, Thunder all in; 1 spot left in West race | NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife Greg Monroe more comfortable - and needed - with Celtics Globe The operative word with the Celtics is still optimism Morning sports update: Here's the latest on Marcus Smart's injury Jaylen Brown got himself mentally aligned on free throws The operative word with the Celtics is still optimism CelticsBlog Fast forward: Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Terry Rozier lead the Celtics into the...

Golden State Of Mind

Recap: Shorthanded Warriors beat Thunder 111-107

Kevin Durant had 34 points against his old team, as the Dubs put together a strong performance The writing seemed to be on the wall before this game started. The Oklahoma City Thunder were not only fighting for playoff positioning, but to stay in the playoffs. The Golden State Warriors were locked into the second seed. The Warriors were also without Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Patrick McCaw, Omri Casspi, and Kevon Looney. And they’ve been struggling to find any rhythm as they deal with the score of injuries. So yeah, the writing was on the wall. The Dubs weren’t...

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Here’s your Warriors’ injury report for Thursday against Indiana

OAKLAND – The Warriors will remain short-handed when they play the Indiana Pacers on Thursday. But Kevon Looney, who missed Tuesday’s game against Oklahoma City because of flu-like symptoms, has been upgraded to probable. And Shaun Livingston, who was out against the Thunder for personal reasons, isn’t on the injury report. Andre Iguodala, who has missed the Warriors’ last […]

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In The Bonus: The importance of home court for the Spurs postseason

Playoff picture and Spurs both coming into focus for this week’s staff round-table. This season has been a crazy one. This past week, Spurs lost two road games, but beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets at home. In that span, LaMarcus Aldridge has continued to be the rock on which this season’s Spurs have landed. But Dejounte Murray’s development and Manu Ginobili’s inability to play anything but all-out have the Silver & Black looking like formidable contenders for the first round of the playoffs. Future rounds can and will be determined by rampant injury throughout...

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Warriors’ Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson probable to play vs. Thunder

The Golden State Warriors are just one of the many teams throughout the NBA who could possibly have a hospital as one of their sponsors due to the insane number of injuries they’ve had to go through in a single, 82-game regular season. With the regular season nearing it’s end, however, the Warriors could slowly […] The post Warriors’ Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson probable to play vs. Thunder appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Klay Thompson and the Warriors’ “ruthless precision”

The Warriors are still not close to full health at this point, but they’ve looked a bit better with Klay Thompson back in action. After catching a beatdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 6, the Golden State Warriors won 10 of 11 games and looked to be building a little momentum. Then the injuries struck, the games clearly no longer mattered and most of March has been miserable, Quinnsanity notwithstanding. Over the last week or so, we’ve seen the core of All-Stars slowly come back — we already know we won’t see Stephen Curry again until the NBA playoffs, but three of...

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma Thunder

Separated by just one game in the standings, the Spurs and Thunder meet for their regular season finale. Coach Gregg Popovich didn’t sugarcoat his feelings on the Spurs’ Tuesday loss in DC: “I thought it was a really poor example of mental toughness in the sense of no real discipline and no real effort.” The team’s narrow defeat on Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee, coupled with Tuesday night’s loss to Washington, relegated the Spurs into a 5th place tie with New Orleans, half a game ahead of Utah and one up on Minnesota. The knee injury to Western Conference Player of the Week near...

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Injury Update: LaMarcus Aldridge “questionable” for tomorrow’s game

Not the best news, but also far from the worst. The Spurs injury report for tomorrow’s nationally televised clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder has been released. LaMarcus Aldridge (left knee contusion) is listed as “questionable”, and Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) is still out. LaMarcus Aldridge (left knee contusion) is questionable for tomorrow’s Spurs-Thunder game. Kawhi Leonard (return from injury management) is out. pic.twitter.com/V6NbsL4DDL— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 28, 2018 The good news is Aldridge’s injury isn’t too serious if it’s...

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OKC Thunder: How each teams injuries could affect seeding and playoff results

An unusually large number of NBA superstar players are suffering injuries which could affect the playoff seeds and performance in the postseason. This season the NBA made major changes to the schedule with a view to improving the dynamics for players in terms of fatigue levels. Preseason games were decreased, training camps shortened and fewer […] OKC Thunder: How each teams injuries could affect seeding and playoff results - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Portland Trail Blazers at Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

The West’s third and fourth seeds square off. Portland Trail Blazers (44-28) at Oklahoma City Thunder (44-30) Sunday, March 25th - 4:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Jusuf Nurkic (probable), Evan Turner (probable), Ed Davis (probable), Shabazz Napier (questionable)Thunder injuries: Andre Roberson (out)How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass (outside Portland)How to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVPass, NBA League Pass (outside Portland) Radio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Welcome to Loud City After two consecutive losses, the Portland Trail Blazers head out on the...