Soon after Draymond Green posted his NBA-leading fifth triple-double, he was asked whether Stephen Curry should worry about Green trying to steal his job as point guard while the NBA MVP is out with a leg injury.
“I don’t think Steph Curry got to worry about too much of nothing,” Green said with a laugh. Klay Thompson scored 38 points, Green had a career-high 16 assists and added 10 points and 11 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Curry’s absence to beat the Houston Rockets 114-110 on Thursday.
Source: The Associated Press
Pacers to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game
Indianapolis will host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Wednesday.
The game will be held at the Pacers’ Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, which hasn’t hosted the event since 1985, when it was played at the Hoosier Dome.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN
Clippers’ Austin Rivers Leaves Game with Concussion
Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a concussion during Wednesday’s 106-95 win over the Orlando Magic and will not play Friday night against the Washington Wizards, the Clippers announced.
Rivers left the game after taking an elbow to the head in the final seconds of the second quarter. He did not return.
Warriors’ Green Doubtful for Thursday’s Game
Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green, who is nursing a sore right shoulder, was ruled as doubtful for Thursday night’s home game against the Dallas Mavericks.
The reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year did not participate in practice on Wednesday. Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr said the team is just being cautious, noting that it’s not a serious matter.
Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN