The expectation is that Anthony and Russell Westbrook (ankle) will both go through Tuesday's morning shootaround to test out the injury before a final decision is made on their availability, so look out for another update following that session.
It means the squad that comes to Oklahoma for Tuesday's game won't be the same one the Thunder catapulted for 148 points against in a mid-January blowout.
And then the Thunder decided to make it rain from 3-point range.More news: Modi's backward-looking thought led to note ban, says Rahul Gandhi
Erik Horne on the Thunder's three-point barrage that sank the Grizzlies: "Thunder coach Billy Donovan didn't put that burden on Abrines in a 110-92 win against the Grizzlies". The Thunder beat Memphis Sunday without them, and has won two out of three (including that victory over Golden State).
The Grizzlies and the Thunder face off again on Wednesday night at FedEx Forum. He also missed Oklahoma City's loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. Russell Westbrook is expected to be back for Oklahoma City. If the Thunder could play with this same energy against the lesser competition they would be sitting at the top of their conference, and the more time this group is able to spend on the court with each other, the more consistent they will become.
George enjoyed his trips to the free throw line most, when much of the chanting occurred. They never looked back. George finished with thirty-three points, eight assists, one rebound, three steals, one block and five threes with 2 turnovers in 35 minutes. George got the better of LeBron in their first matchup as he dropped 36 points on 12-of-19 shooting, and he's still shooting the lights out all these weeks later. "We got shots, we worked on some defensive stuff, concepts". The new-look Cavaliers shook up the roster during at the February 8 NBA Trade Deadline, adding four new players and getting rid of six veterans.More news: Chris Mazdzer wins USA's first-ever male singles luge medal
The offensive glass should be a major advantage for Oklahoma City in this contest.
"Yeah, I loved it", George said. Paul is at a place where he has a chance to compete at the highest level against some of the best teams and for us we hit a little bit of the reset button, but Victor (Oladipo) has been at the very least super special for us and somebody we can really build around. Paul Pierce had his jersey retired by the Celtics....More news: Minnesota Vikings deny Giants of Kevin Stefanski interview
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