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Scott Brooks On Durant, Westbrook's Relationship: It Doesn't Make Me Feel Good
Scott Brooks was asked a number of questions about Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook during his first trip back to Oklahoma City.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Nick Young Out 2-4 Weeks With Strained Right Calf
Nick Young picked up the injury on Tuesday.

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Sam Hinkie Treating 16-17 As His 'Gap Year'
Sam Hinkie is on a noncompete in his contract until the end of the 16-17 season, which is causing him to treat it like a "gap year."

Chris Ballard/Sports Illustrated

Dunc'd On: Upset Specials! Wrap-Ups Of The Big Upsets, Plus Conley Injury
A potentially devastating broken back for Mike Conley, then wrap-ups of some big upsets. In order: CLE/MIL, HOU/UTA, LAC/BRK, ORL/SAS, DET/CHA

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Warriors Win Court Battle On New Arena, Expected To Break Ground Soon
An appeals court rejected a last bid to keep the Warriors from relocating to the Mission Bay area of San Francisco.

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Stephen Curry: It's Hard To See Myself Anywhere Else
Stephen Curry said the Bay Area feels like home to him just a few months before he's set to become a free agent for the first time in his career.

Jason Gay/Wall Street Journal

Matthew Dellavedova 'Couldn't Pass Up Opportunity' With Bucks
Matthew Dellavedova is averaging career-bests in points (7.9) and assists (6.3).

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Knicks Open To Discussing Derrick Rose Extension Later In Season
Derrick Rose can sign a three-year, $75 million extension with the Knicks.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Mike Conley Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Vertebrae
Mike Conley has suffered a transverse process fracture in the vertebrae and will be out indefinitely.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Jackson, Fultz, Ball, Smith, Giles Comprise Chad Ford's Top 100
Josh Jackson ranks first in Chad Ford's Top 100 for the 2017 NBA Draft ahead of Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Seth Partnow Went From Blogger To Bucks' Front Office In Three Years
Seth Partnow is the Bucks' director of basketball research.

Stephan Wiebe/Alaska Dispatch News

Westbrook Averaging Triple-Double Later In Season Than Anyone Since Oscar
Russell Westbrook is averaging 30.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists through 19 games.

Royce Young/ESPN

Dunc'd On: Reddit Mailbag
Questions include Kawhi's defense, potential Bledsoe trades, how the Raptors can upgrade at PF and more.

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Anthony Davis Sees Handle, Passing As Next Evolution Of His Game
Anthony Davis' assist rate is at 11.5 percent this season, up from 15-16 when he posted a mark of 9.9.

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Anthony Davis Defends Pelicans' Supporting Cast
Anthony Davis admitted he was worried about the Pelicans' early season struggles.

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DeMarcus Cousins Hopes John Wall Will 'One Day Be In A Sacramento Uniform'
DeMarcus Cousins was asked if he and John Wall ever discuss the situations they presently find themselves in where they're playing for teams not presently considered contenders.

Ben Standig/Locked On Wizards

Danny Ainge Continues To Seek Major Trade For Celtics
Boston's current roster composition doesn't blend as well as the front office would like.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Kevin Durant, Kevin Love Named Players Of The Week
Kevin Durant and Kevin Love have been named the NBA's Players of the Week for games played between Nov. 21st and Nov. 27th.

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NBA PER: Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant Climb To Top-2
Anthony Davis finished the 14-15 season with the NBA's best PER at 30.7.

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NBA Efficiency Differential: Warriors Move Past Clippers To Take Top Slot
The Warriors are scoring 117.9 points per 100 possessions and now rank ninth in defense at 104.7 points per 100 possessions allowed.

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Magic Assign Stephen Zimmerman To D-League
Stephen Zimmerman was originally selected in the second round (41st overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft by Orlando.

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Khris Middleton's Hamstring Was Torn Off Bone
Khris Middleton is optimistic about returning this season.

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Nikola Vucevic Disagrees With Decision To Come Off Bench
Frank Vogel started Bismack Biyombo and D.J. Augustin for the Magic on Sunday instead of Nikola Vucevic and Elfrid Payton.

Zach Oliver/Orlando Pinstriped Post

Dunc'd On: 15 In 60 On The Eastern Conference
We go through each of the teams in the East Conference in reverse alphabetical order.

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Mark Cuban Sees No Reason For Mavs To Tank
Mark Cuban didn't rule out making a trade for the future but isn't at that point yet.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard 'Getting Paid To Do Both' Offense, Defense
Despite the increase in his role on offense, Kawhi Leonard remains one of the NBA's best defensive players.

Paul Flanner/SB Nation

Anthony Bennett, Chris McCullough Assigned By Nets To D-League
In 10 games with Brooklyn this season, Anthony Bennett has averaged 5.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game.

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Bradley Beal Fined $15,000 For Grabbing Evan Fournier's Throat
The incident occurred during a fourth-quarter scuffle that resulted in double technical fouls being called on Bradley Beal and Evan Fournier.

Des Blair/Washington Post

Pelicans Recall Cheick Diallo From D-League
Cheick Diallo has appeared in six games with Austin, averaging 14.3 points on .553 shooting from the floor, 6.7 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game

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Andrew Wiggins Reminds Tom Thibodeau Of Paul Pierce On Offense
Andrew Wiggins has improved his shooting dramatically to begin his third NBA season.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe