Energy-Filled Nuggets Overcome Adversity, Collect Impressive Road Win

November 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – There were any number of reasons the Nuggets could have not been at their best, and any one of them would have been understandable. They were without their head coach. They were without their second-leading scorer. They were without two starters overall. They were on the second of a back-to-back. And yet, the Nuggets did not fold. Instead, they thrived. They controlled the game in the second…

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Lack of Consistency, Discipline Does in Thunder – OKC 107, NOP 114

November 21, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Only six minutes had gone by to start the game, and the Thunder was already up by 19 points. Great start. Similar to ones it has had recently. Over the ensuing 12 minutes, that lead evaporated down to nothing. From then, it was on, and as the game wore on, the Thunder didn’t make enough plays on either end to come up with a win. That’s how…

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Vonleh Shows His 'Mean Streak' On The Boards In Memphis

November 21, 2017

MEMPHIS — Off of the court, Trail Blazers power forward Noah Vonleh is a rather sweet young man. The 6-9 forward out of Indiana is kind, usually soft-spoken and perhaps even a little bit shy, though that’s not all that uncommon for a 22 year old, even one playing his fourth season in the NBA. But Vonleh’s teammates say that while all those things are true, he also has a…

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Lakers vs. Bulls: 3 Things to Know (11/21/17)

November 21, 2017

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers finish their home stand against the Chicago Bulls. 1) Ball is after the boardsAssociate head coach Brian Shaw offered Lonzo Ball a theory that seems to be true: The rookie point guard is more effective overall when he is focused on crashing the glass. In three games with double-digit rebounds, Ball is currently averaging 20 points, 13 boards, 11 assists…

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Postgame Cleanup: Grizzlies claw back but fall to Blazers, 92-100

The Postgame Cleanup is presented by ServiceMaster. The Memphis Grizzlies fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 100-92 Monday night at FedExForum. The Grizzlies started the game strong, leading 19-10 with 4:20 remaining in the first quarter. However, Portland would outscore the Grizzlies 32-10 in the first and second quarters over a 11:37 stretch and push the score to 42-29. Mario Chalmers led the Grizzlies with a season-high 21 points and…

November 21, 2017
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Postgame recap: Pelicans 114, Thunder 107

November 21, 2017

Pelicans (9-8), Thunder (7-9) Half of New Orleans’ perennial All-Star big-man duo was in the locker room in crunch time, but the Pelicans still managed to overtake Oklahoma City and its trio of All-Star performers Monday, coming up with more big plays late. Leading 87-86 entering the fourth quarter and with DeMarcus Cousins ejected due to a flagrant foul, New Orleans leaned on the offense of Anthony Davis and key…

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Blazers Start Road Trip With Victory In Memphis

November 21, 2017

MEMPHIS — The Portland Trail Blazers won their first game on the road since the first week of the season by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 100-92 in front of a crowd of 15,785 Monday night at FedExForum. The Trail Blazers are now 10-7 overall and 3-3 on the road this season. Portland used a 24-5 run in the second quarter to take a 41-29 lead and control of the game…

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Postgame press conference: MEMvPOR 11.20.17

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November 21, 2017
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The Weekly Dish

November 21, 2017

No lead is safe, a lesson the Warriors have already given and received this season. For the week of Monday, Nov. 20 – Sunday, Nov. 26 Record: 3-1 If the Warriors proved one thing last week, it was that no lead is safe in the NBA this season. If there was another, it was that the Dubs are still pretty darn good, even when without one of their star players….

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Hunter Leigh Named Head of Esports

November 21, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. – GSW esports LLC has named Hunter Leigh as its head of esports, it was announced today. In this role, Leigh will oversee all esports activities related to the Golden State Warriors, including Golden Guardians, its North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS) affiliate team, and the Warriors’ team in the NBA 2K League. Leigh will report directly to Kirk Lacob, vice president of GSW Sports…

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