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Western Notes: SGA, Gobert Trade, Daniels, J. Green

Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is having an outstanding season in 2022/23, and looks destined for his first All-Star and All-NBA appearances. He’s third in the league in scoring at 31.1 PPG, and is also averaging 4.7 RPG, 6.0 APG, 1.7 SPG and 1.1 BPG on .500/.324/.926 shooting through 23 games (35.7 MPG). In a lengthy […]

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Chet Holmgren Undergoes Planned Follow-Up Procedure

As expected – and as long planned – Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren underwent a successful “secondary” procedure on Tuesday to remove hardware from his initial Lisfranc surgery in August, the team announced. According to the Thunder, the timeline for Holmgren’s recovery hasn’t changed, and he remains on track to return for the 2023/24 season.

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Scotto’s Latest: Bulls, Mavs, Suns, Muscala, Wright

A number of NBA executives who have spoken to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype are “closely monitoring” the Bulls, Scotto told co-host Yossi Gozlan in the latest episode of the HoopsHype podcast. With Chicago off to an underwhelming 9-14 start and with no indication of when Lonzo Ball might be back on the court, teams are […]

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Bennedict Mathurin, Jalen Williams Named Rookies Of The Month

Pacers reserve swingman Bennedict Mathurin and Thunder wing Jalen Williams have been voted the Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month for October and November, the league announced (Twitter link). Since the 2022/23 regular season only got underway in late October, the partial month was folded into November in this instance. Drafted with the […]

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Northwest Notes: Russell, Gobert, Clarkson, Blazers

Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell has been fined $20K by the league for directing inappropriate language toward a game official, the league’s PR department tweets. The incident occurred toward the conclusion of the Timberwolves’ 135-128 loss to the Thunder on Saturday. Russell was ejected in the late going after receiving two technicals. We have more from the […]

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McMillan: I Never Told Trae To Not Show Up

Hawks coach Nate McMillan denies he told star guard Trae Young not to show up for Friday’s game, according to Lauren Williams of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. A report from The Athletic on Sunday stated that McMillan and Young had a disagreement prior to the team’s shootaround while Young was getting treatment for a shoulder […]

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