The Thunder secured a 112-103 win over the Knicks on Monday, its third win in a row, with effort on the offensive glass. In addition to his team-high 27 points, Kanter had six of the Thunder’s 17 offensive rebounds, including his key tip for the final points.
“Whenever he (coach Billy Donovan) gives me minutes, I’m just fine working to try to do my best,” Kanter said. “I think he’s going to trust me more and more down the road.”
Source: Erik Horne of The Oklahoman
76ers’ Joel Embiid Listed as Doubtful for Game 3 in Miami
All-Star center Joel Embiid is doubtful for Game 3 of the Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round series against the Heat on Thursday.
The series is tied 1-1, and Embiid has missed both games.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
Cavs’ Love Suffers Torn Ligament in Thumb, Will Play in Game 3
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a partially torn ligament in his left thumb in Wednesday night’s Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Despite the injury, head coach Tyronn Lue said Love will be “ready to go” in Game 3 on Friday in Indianapolis. X-rays taken after the game came back negative. The Cavs won 100-97 to tie the Eastern Conference first-round series at 1-1.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN