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New Concerns Arise for NBA

There will be NBA basketball. But will all the players be there as well? That’s been the question these last few days surrounding the NBA. The league expects to resume its season in Orlando at Disney’s World Wide of Sports Complex at the end of July. But ongoing COVID-19 concerns …

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13 Years Ago, Gators Went Back-to-Back

13 years ago to the day, Florida was atop the college basketball world again. The Gators beat Ohio State 84-75 in the Georgia Dome, making them back-to-back champions, after winning the tournament in 2006. No team has gone back-to-back since those two Billy Donovan squads led by future pros Al …

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Russell Westbrook Giving Back Amidst Coronavirus

While the NBA’s season remains at a halt due to the coronavirus, one of its stars is helping those in need amidst the pandemic. The Campaign A native of the Los Angeles area, Russell Westbrook is giving back to his hometown through the Angeleno Campaign. The fund, launched by Mayor …

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D.J. Augustin and Magic Bench Lead Orlando Over Houston

The Orlando Magic didn’t seem to struggle with the loss of their second-leading scorer, Evan Fournier, in their 126-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Orlando’s road victory over the struggling Houston Rockets proved the abilities of the Magic bench. In addition, it showed signs of an off-beat …

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Russell Westbrook Returns to OKC, Chris Paul and Thunder Steal the Show

The Oklahoma City Thunder dealt Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets this offseason in one of the summer’s biggest deals. Last night, he returned to OKC for the first time since his departure to receive a standing ovation from Thunder fans. The Thunder even honored him with a tribute video …

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Russell Westbrook Excited to Reunite With James Harden

Russell Westbrook shared his excitement and ambitions during his introduction to the Houston Rockets. He spoke about his close and long relationship with once former teammate James Harden. The two, according to Westbrook, are excited to reunite and are ready to pursue a title. One Common Goal: “Win Championships” ICYMI: …

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Thunder Trade Westbrook to the Rockets

Houston, we have a reunion. After a week of speculation, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded franchise star Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets. In return, the Thunder receive point guard Chris Paul, two first round draft picks and two first round pick swaps. This trade reunites Westbrook with guard James …

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Thunder Exploring Russell Westbrook Trade

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is the last star standing. However, this might not last. Following the Thunder’s decision to trade forward Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, it’s clear the team is now in a complete rebuild mode. Now, the team is exploring trades for the …

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Blazers win on the road to take 3-1 series lead

C.J. McCollum led the way with 27 points for the Portland Trail Blazers as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98 to take a 3-1 series advantage. Dynamic Duo The dynamic duo of McCollum and Damian Lillard has carried Portland all season long and their play has carried over to …

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Donovan and Thunder stumbling into 2019 NBA Playoffs

Early in the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder looked like it might be a real contender in the Western Conference. Now, with just four games remaining, it is just barely hanging onto its spot in the playoffs. OKC clinched its playoff berth over the weekend, but its first-round matchup isn’t …

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