Kevin Durant returned from a rib injury for the first time in six games on Thursday but the Warriors forward still found a way to get some extra rest. The Warriors shot 54.7 percent from the field and hit 10 of 20 from three point range.
Durant saw the gate with just 2.4 seconds left in the second quarter of the Warriors' game against the Milwaukee Bucks after he appeared to curse out an official over an apparent non-foul call.
Kevin Durant tallied his NBA-leading fifth ejection on Thursday night, but he isn't apologizing.
LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and the San Antonio Spurs are in a roll, improving to 4th place in the stacked Western Conference.
The Spurs improved to 44-32 on the National Basketball Association season to sit just ahead of the 5th place Thunder and the 6th place New Orleans Pelicans.
The double-double was the 25th of the season for Aldridge. Iman Shumpert, Zach Randolph (team high 14.5 points, 6.7 rebounds), Vince Carter and Kosta Koufos have to be mentors for the young guys along with Frank Mason III and Justin Jackson.More news: Prisoner escapes from federal immigration agents at JFK airport
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The Heat could have clinched a postseason berth with the victory and a Pistons loss, but Detroit defeated Washington.
Josh Richardson led Miami with 22 points.
"This is superstar player, who is a champion and he vented his frustration".
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 15 of his 25 points in the first half to help in post a victory over host Sacramento. Russell Westbrook tallied 19 points and 11 assists, but missed on a pair of 3-point attempts late in the game. "My love and passion for the game has [blossomed] because I understand that's what it's all about, and I'm pouring all of this [newfound thirst] into this game".
Although it's a narrative that has taken some knocks at times this season, in recent years the Milwaukee Bucks have shown an ability to up their game for matchups with marquee opponents under the brightest of lights.