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Sources: Blake Griffin Expected to Miss Entire First-Round Series Against Bucks

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Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin will likely miss the entire first-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a left knee injury, sources told Yahoo Sports.

Griffin has battled the injury for the past several weeks, getting pulled from the Pistons’ second-to-last game against Memphis and missing the season finale against New York, games the Pistons needed to win — and did — to qualify for the last playoff spot.

Without Griffin, the Pistons were no match for the top-seeded Bucks in Game 1 on Sunday night, losing 121-86 at Fiserv Forum.

Griffin will be listed as day to day for the remainder of the series, with a league source calling it a “slim chance” he plays this weekend. There’s no structural damage in the left knee, and it’s unclear whether he’ll need some type of minor procedure this offseason. Griffin and team doctors will decide the best course of action when the season concludes.

Source: Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports

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Sources: Kyrie Irving ‘strongly considering’ Nets in Free Agency

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Sources tell SNY that Kyrie Irving and his camp are strongly considering Brooklyn if he decides to leave Boston. Irving’s camp has kept a close eye on the Nets as the season progressed and the team got better, with the playoffs only helping their case.

SNY also learned recently that the Nets would not shy away from signing Irving even if they re-sign point guard D’Angelo Russell. The ideal scenario would be to pair two max free agents, such as Kevin Durant and Irving, but sources say the Nets would be open to pairing Irving and Russell in the backcourt together.

Source: Anthony Puccio of SNY.tv

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Sources: Hornets to Host Simi Shittu for Workout

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Vandy PF Simi Shittu will workout for the #Hornets on June 1, per a source. The 6-9 1/2 Shittu is a former McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic selection. He measured with a robust 7-1 1/4 wingspan as well.

Source: Jordan Schultz on Twitter

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Sources: Trail Blazers, Neil Olshey Agree to Extension

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Portland Trail Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey has agreed to a contract extension through 2024, league sources tell ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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