Four days later, Hood was interested into the starting lineup for the injured CJ McCollum, who will be re-evaluated in one week after spraining his left foot in last Saturday’s game.
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Harden is set to take the floor with Kevin Durant for the first time together as teammates since the 2011-12 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kyrie Irving, meanwhile, is still out due to health and safety protocols stemming from his absence from the team due to personal reasons.
• On Sunday night, the Packers were consensus 4-point favorites over the Buccaneers in the NFC Championship Game. The SuperBook opened Green Bay at -4.5 and quickly took money on the underdog Buccaneers, driving the number to -4.
Williams’ mom wanted him to go to Harvard or Princeton, where he was offered scholarships, but Tennessee was the better basketball program. In three years, Williams lost weight, moved away from the basket and graduated, while the NBA got smaller and smaller. Stocky athletes like Grant usually generate power from their hips, which correlates well with lateral quickness, which correlates well with, you guessed it, switching on smaller players on defense.
The New Orleans Pelicans could be without their two starting guards for Wednesday night's matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Despite not playing for a week, the C's sit atop the Eastern Conference standings with a 7-3 record, but they need a win over the Magic to maintain that position entering the weekend.
He’d already communicated that fact to the Rockets before this season began, requesting a trade, but perhaps there was some hope that the situation was salvageable.
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