Throughout the game (between Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers), there was competitive barking between the teams. And after, there seemed to be a bit of animosity brewing between the contenders who matched up four times before the All-Star break.
“We respect this team, they respect us,” (Kevin) Durant said postgame. “But we don’t like this team and they don’t like us. That’s point blank.”
“We don’t care to like them,” (LaMarcus) Aldridge said when told of Durant’s quote. “We’re not trying to make friends out there. We’re trying to win games.”
Report: Dwane Casey, Pistons Agree to Extension
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team and head coach Dwane Casey have reached agreement on a contract extension through the 2023-24 NBA season. Per team policy, terms were not disclosed.
Source: Detroit Pistons
Report: Victor Oladipo to Undergo Season Ending Surgery on Right Quad Tendon
UPDATE: Victor Oladipo has decided to undergo season-ending surgery on his right quadriceps tendon. The surgery will take place tomorrow in New York. There is no timetable for his return at this time.
— x – Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) May 12, 2021
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Report: Jaylen Brown Out for Season with Torn Ligament in Left Wrist
#NEBHInjuryReport This past weekend Celtics forward Jaylen Brown was diagnosed with a torn scapholunate ligament in his left wrist. Brown is expected to have the torn ligament surgically repaired later this week, and will be out for the remainder of the 2020-21 season.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 10, 2021
Source: Boston Celtics on Twitter