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Bleacher Report
OKC Thunder's Shooting Woes Threaten to Derail Season for Good(28th) and free-throw percentage (29th). "There's been times that we haven't g
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 hours ago
(28th) and free-throw percentage (29th). "There's been times that we haven't generated good shots," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said before the game. "I also think there's been times that we've gotten really good looks, and we haven't made... Read more
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SportingNews
Who's on the hot seat? Evaluating job security of every NBA coachhis job. A stretch of five road games out of six started Monday, and those game
SportingNews / Posted 8 hours ago
his job. A stretch of five road games out of six started Monday, and those games could decide just how hot his seat gets. Billy Donovan, Thunder The Thunder have not given serious consideration to firing Donovan yet, and he deserves more time... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida vs. Cincinnati basketball previewat the Never Forget Tribute Classic. … UF hasn’t lost four games in a row since
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
at the Never Forget Tribute Classic. … UF hasn’t lost four games in a row since February of 2015 in the final season under Billy Donovan. … Florida lost to Loyola-Chicago 65-59 on Wednesday, scoring the fewest points in 17 games, dating back to a... Read more
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Gulf News
Short-handed Nets beat Thunder in Mexico Citythree in a row.“For most of the first half we played good but we did not come o
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
three in a row.“For most of the first half we played good but we did not come out great in the second half,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “I think the difference was that they went downhill into the basket and we weren’t able to go downfield... Read more
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Island Packet
Short-handed Nets beat Thunder 100-95 in Mexico Cityin a row. "For most of the first half we played good but we did not come out g
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
in a row. "For most of the first half we played good but we did not come out great in the second half," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "I think the difference was that they went downhill into the basket and we weren*t able to go downfield... Read more
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The Daily Californian
NBA Shootaround: LeBron James deserves to win MVPthink they will be “Now this is going to be fun” 2.0. With that collection of t
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
think they will be “Now this is going to be fun” 2.0. With that collection of talent, they will make the playoffs, but Billy Donovan needs to figure things out fast. Sam Presti needs to keep being a genius and add some talent to the bench. I... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Thunder star Westbrook ready to face Mexico City's altitudeto be tired and they are going to be tired." Sportshub ( Article MRec ), pagem
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
to be tired and they are going to be tired." Sportshub ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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Island Packet
Westbrook is ready to face Mexico City's altitudeit will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
it will be fine, we are all in the same category, we are going to be tired and they are going to be tired." Thunder coach Billy Donovan said that he's not planning to alter their substitutions pattern to adjust better to the altitude and that the... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Oklahoma City Thunder Having More Success in DecemberOKC went on to beat the 16-8 San Antonio Spurs on the 3rd and the Utah Jazz on
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 6 days ago
OKC went on to beat the 16-8 San Antonio Spurs on the 3rd and the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan stands on the court after a timeout against the Sacramento Kings in the second quarter at Golden 1 Center.... Read more
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give me sport
Billy Donovan explains the reason for Steven Adams' terrific recent displays for OKCBilly Donovan credits Paul George and Carmelo Anthony for Steven Adams' huge re
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
Billy Donovan credits Paul George and Carmelo Anthony for Steven Adams' huge recent performances | GiveMeSport Your default site has been set for 7 days Official online NBA destination in the UK Billy Donovan credits Paul George and Carmelo... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Westbrook’s triple-double helps Thunder rally past Jazzscorers. “The reason why Steven is doing what he’s going is because of Carmelo
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
scorers. “The reason why Steven is doing what he’s going is because of Carmelo Anthony and Paul George,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “When we’re patient on offense, Steven’s going to get those opportunities. Steven’s not doing really... Read more
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SportingNews
Russell Westbrook leads Thunder past Jazz; Bradley Beal drops 51 on Blazersnow won three straight games — all against playoff contenders. Despite the lita
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
now won three straight games — all against playoff contenders. Despite the litany of talent the Thunder possess, head coach Billy Donovan just wants to see better fundamentals. "When we're committed to playing 48 minutes of moving the ball,... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Jazz-Thunder,1st Ldscorers. "The reason why Steven is doing what he's going is because of Carmelo
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
scorers. "The reason why Steven is doing what he's going is because of Carmelo Anthony and Paul George," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "When we're patient on offense, Steven's going to get those opportunities. Steven's not doing really... Read more
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give me sport
One player will determine if the Thunder contend or not this seasonshots. The offense centered around isolation-based looks and everything seemed
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
shots. The offense centered around isolation-based looks and everything seemed to be disjointed. Now, it appears as though Billy Donovan has preached a more team-centric approach that features ball movement until the best-possible shot is... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Al Horford records career-high 11 assistsfor someone of his size to do it. “I’ve always been comfortable with that,” Ho
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
for someone of his size to do it. “I’ve always been comfortable with that,” Horford said. “At Florida, with Coach [Billy] Donovan, we would do that. Joakim [Noah] and I would do that just to break the press. He always gave us that freedom.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Adams’ perfect shooting propels Thunder past Timberwolvesthis season. All but two of their 12 losses have been by nine points or fewer.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
this season. All but two of their 12 losses have been by nine points or fewer. This time, the Thunder made the tweaks coach Billy Donovan has been seeking all season. “I think we checked all the boxes down the stretch,” George said. “Played great... Read more
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SportingNews
Steven Adams' perfect night breaks Thunder out of funkget him down, and his coach joked it may have had a positive effect. "Maybe we
SportingNews / Posted 10 days ago
get him down, and his coach joked it may have had a positive effect. "Maybe we should jam both of his thumbs," head coach Billy Donovan joked after the game. As good as Adams was on the scoring front, Paul George was even better. The new Thunder... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Carmelo Anthony: Thunder Angry, Not Frustrated by Early Strugglestheir last six games, putting them at 8-12 on the season. Anthony said "hell no
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
their last six games, putting them at 8-12 on the season. Anthony said "hell no" when asked if there was a need for coach Billy Donovan to make a lineup change. "We're fine, man. It's on us to figure out how we're going to be consistent. I think... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gordon has 40 and 15, Magic beat Thunder to endspan. “When the ball moves and you generate assists … you’re going to shoot a
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
span. “When the ball moves and you generate assists … you’re going to shoot a relatively high percentage,” Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “I thought in the second half we weren’t really able to do that consistently.” ADVERTISEMENT Fournier’s... Read more
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FOX News
Aaron Gordon's massive night leads Magic past Thunder to end losing streakspan. "When the ball moves and you generate assists … you're going to shoot a
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
span. "When the ball moves and you generate assists … you're going to shoot a relatively high percentage," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "I thought in the second half we weren't really able to do that consistently." Fournier's free throw... Read more
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FOX News
Aaron Gordon's massive night leads Magic past Thunder to end losing streakspan. "When the ball moves and you generate assists … you're going to shoot a
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
span. "When the ball moves and you generate assists … you're going to shoot a relatively high percentage," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "I thought in the second half we weren't really able to do that consistently." Fournier's free throw... Read more
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SportingNews
Rockets, Thunder heading in different directionswere outscored 62-51. They are tied for 21st in the NBA in assists per game wit
SportingNews / Posted 12 days ago
were outscored 62-51. They are tied for 21st in the NBA in assists per game with 21. "I don’t mind one-pass, shot," coach Billy Donovan told reporters after the game. "But the one thing you don’t wanna do is you don’t wanna take highly contested... Read more
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The Daily Californian
1st quarter NBA storylinesbut it simply doesn’t show up often enough. Worse, André Roberson’s horrific sh
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 days ago
but it simply doesn’t show up often enough. Worse, André Roberson’s horrific shooting continues to kill the Thunder flow. Billy Donovan needs to implement deliberate movement in this offense to get his stars easy shots, otherwise this team will... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Paul George, Billy Donovan encouraged despite Thunder’s disappointing startthing that’s great. We’re enjoying the position we’re in right now: having to l
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
thing that’s great. We’re enjoying the position we’re in right now: having to learn and fight our way through this.” Coach Billy Donovan said he’s been encouraged by the Thunder’s defense, which entered Wednesday allowing the second-fewest points... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Magic beat Thunder 121-108, snap 9-game losing streakduring the stretch while the Thunder missed all 10 of their shot attempts. The
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
during the stretch while the Thunder missed all 10 of their shot attempts. The Magic never trailed again. Thunder coach Billy Donovan called a timeout. As the Magic walked back to their bench, Gordon shook Payton’s hand and Jonathon Simmons’... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass notebook: Thanksgiving break recapup to his golf event in Saratoga. Obviously I wouldn’t be there if it wasn’t fo
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 15 days ago
up to his golf event in Saratoga. Obviously I wouldn’t be there if it wasn’t for coach Pitino because there wouldn’t be Billy Donovan. I owe him a lot, and obviously one of the best coaches to ever coach this game.” Women’s basketball drops... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Upstart Mavericks rout listless Thunderthat the last two games, coming after the Warriors game, we just really haven't
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
that the last two games, coming after the Warriors game, we just really haven't gotten going offensively," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "In periods of time, we just really haven't gotten going. At some point, and hopefully soon, we can get... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
No. 7 Florida Takes Down No. 17 Gonzaga, 111-105, In 2OT Thriller100 points or more in four of their first five games. Mike White continues to
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 17 days ago
100 points or more in four of their first five games. Mike White continues to keep Florida on the national stage post Billy Donovan. Gators beat Gonzaga in a classic to advance. Duke on Sunday. Johnathan Williams led the Bulldogs with a... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Pitino's son makes his own pathshoulders back, arms crossed. “Every time I see Richard and hear him speak — h
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
shoulders back, arms crossed. “Every time I see Richard and hear him speak — he’s got a lot of his dad’s mannerisms,” said Billy Donovan, the Oklahoma City Thunder coach who was a point guard for Rick Pitino at Providence, his assistant at Kentucky... Read more
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give me sport
Steve Kerr takes responsibility for the Warriors' heavy defeat to OKCwho were firing on all cylinders. Kerr blamed himself for not preparing the te
give me sport / Posted 18 days ago
who were firing on all cylinders. Kerr blamed himself for not preparing the team well enough and praised OKC counterpart Billy Donovan for "outcoaching" him. “Their defensive effort was great,” said Kerr. “I thought they completely outplayed us,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Thunder have firepower, signature win to show for itthe team they were two years ago again. "The effort, the intensity, the way we
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
the team they were two years ago again. "The effort, the intensity, the way we played … that's how we need to play," coach Billy Donovan said. But there are issues to sort out. Patrick Patterson, brought in to be a key piece this summer, has been... Read more
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Bleacher Report
After Puzzling Start to Season, Russell Westbrook Plays Like an MVP vs. Warriorseffort, the intensity, the way we played, just our disposition in the second ha
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
effort, the intensity, the way we played, just our disposition in the second half was very good," Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. "That's how we need to play. We did a lot of really good things, but there are things that we can get... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hard to believe Gators could lose blue-Chip coach to UCLAafter he fizzled out at his last NBA stop with the Boston Celtics in 2001, retu
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
after he fizzled out at his last NBA stop with the Boston Celtics in 2001, returning to college and choosing Florida (if Billy Donovan had left for the NBA at that time) over UCLA as his next basketball gig. That’s how big of an upset it’d be for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hard to believe Gators could lost blue-Chip coach to UCLAafter he fizzled out at his last NBA stop with the Boston Celtics in 2001, retu
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
after he fizzled out at his last NBA stop with the Boston Celtics in 2001, returning to college and choosing Florida (if Billy Donovan had left for the NBA at that time) over UCLA as his next basketball gig. That’s how big of an upset it’d be for... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Kevin Durant Plans on Playing vs. Russell Westbrook, Thunder with Ankle Injurywith a picture of the sneakers surrounded by cupcakes. Durant also insulted his
Bleacher Report / Posted 20 days ago
with a picture of the sneakers surrounded by cupcakes. Durant also insulted his former teammates and Thunder head coach Billy Donovan from his Twitter account in the third person, leading many to believe Durant often posted on social media using... Read more
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SportingNews
Billy Donovan, Thunder must fix third-quarter problems to become true contenderthat turned a comfortable lead into a deficit, and OKC would go on to lose the
SportingNews / Posted 20 days ago
that turned a comfortable lead into a deficit, and OKC would go on to lose the game, 114-107. "The second half," coach Billy Donovan said, outlining his team’s problem, "our ability to sustain the defensive level and us being able to sustain... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Thunder star Westbrook still adjusting to new teammatesaveraged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, tha
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
averaged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, that average is down to 5.4. Thunder coach Billy Donovan knew Westbrook would have to give up some elements of his game to accommodate the new talent. Anthony is a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Warriors game day: Will Kevin Durant play vs. Thunder?Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City Coaches: Steve Kerr, 4th season with Wa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City Coaches: Steve Kerr, 4th season with Warriors (220-43 with Warriors and overall); Billy Donovan, 3rd season with Thunder (109-71 with Thunder and overall) On air: TV on ESPN and NBC Sports Bay Area; Radio... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentalsto be an extension of recent Thunder protests about officiating that drew $15,0
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
to be an extension of recent Thunder protests about officiating that drew $15,000 fines. Westbrook, Paul George and coach Billy Donovan all were fined for comments about a flagrant foul called against Carmelo Anthony, whose elbow made contact with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Thunder star Westbrook still adjusting to new teammatesaveraged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, tha
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
averaged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, that average is down to 5.4. Thunder coach Billy Donovan knew Westbrook would have to give up some elements of his game to accommodate the new talent. Anthony is a... Read more
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The Mercury News
How Kevin Durant feels more at peace upon return to Oklahoma Citybelieves he has changed his personal identity. Durant may have inflamed his for
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
believes he has changed his personal identity. Durant may have inflamed his former team when he critiqued Thunder coach Billy Donovan and a lack of supporting staff in a tweet written in the third person. And since then? Warriors forward... Read more
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SportingNews
DeMarcus Cousins blames Russell Westbrook for Flagrant-2 ejectionhard fouls. Westbrook himself complained about one foul in particular which eli
SportingNews / Posted 20 days ago
hard fouls. Westbrook himself complained about one foul in particular which elicited a somewhat sarcastic quote from coach Billy Donovan. He said he "probably didn't ask Russell to stay down on the court long enough to get it reviewed." On Monday,... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Russell Westbrook Still Adjusting To New Teammatesaveraged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, tha
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 20 days ago
averaged 10 points per game in the fourth quarter last season; this season, that average is down to 5.4. Thunder coach Billy Donovan knew Westbrook would have to give up some elements of his game to accommodate the new talent. Anthony is a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentalsto be an extension of recent Thunder protests about officiating that drew $15,0
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
to be an extension of recent Thunder protests about officiating that drew $15,000 fines. Westbrook, Paul George and coach Billy Donovan all were fined for comments about a flagrant foul called against Carmelo Anthony, whose elbow made contact with... Read more
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