New NBA Rumors. Friday, February 23 2018

Update 2: 09:34 AM ET / You’ve got 14 new rumors!
http://hoopshype.com/rumors.htm

Post Up: Brodie At The Buzzer

Thunder 110 (34-26), Kings 107 (18-40) The most back-and-forth game of the night, fittingly, featured the craziest ending. The Thunder led by 23 after the first quarter before the Kings came storming back to take a five-point lead headed into the fourth. With OKC up by two, Justin Jackson tied it on a put-back with […]

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Horry Scale: Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook’s buzzer-beater staves off Sacramento Kings’ comeback

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered prayers.

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace. The move comes after a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization.

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad’s retired No. 22 with Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers will again have a No. 22, and he looks eerily familiar.

Report: Michael Porter Jr. Has Been Fully Cleared For All Basketball Activities

Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. has been cleared for all basketball activities, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports: Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. has been fully cleared for all basketball activities, per a source. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) February 22, 2018 The 6-10 forward suffered a back injury in November that required surgery, and was […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo on Los Angeles: ‘I Could Never See Myself Being Out There’

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Upon returning to Milwaukee after All-Star Weekend, Giannis Antetokounmpo declared that he “could never see myself being out there (Los Angeles).” In a story by the Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez, Giannis praised Milwaukee’s “quiet and calm” vibe. Latest for the JS: Giannis Antetokounmpo happy to be back with Bucks in Milwaukee following the break https://t.co/H7xymwaXEZ via @journalsentinel […]

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New NBA Rumors. Thursday, February 22 2018

Update 2: 09:29 AM ET / You’ve got 5 new rumors!
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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich would be surprised if Kawhi Leonard returns this season

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich does not sound optimistic about Kawhi Leonard’s return for the stretch run.

Report: Kawhi Leonard Sitting Out But Medically-Cleared to Play

Drama in San Antonio.

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