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4hKevin Pelton

Westbrook and Durant: Better together or split up?

Kevin Durant was MVP then, and Russell Westbrook is an MVP candidate now. So have they been better as teammates or as rivals?

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Time to rebuild around Anthony Davis again? (0:42)
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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, a work in progress (1:32)
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Will a Durant title with Warriors validate his decision? (2:14)
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Did You Know? Warriors struggling against top teams (0:19)
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Giannis admits he gets scared playing against great players (0:58)
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Carmelo reiterates desire to stay in New York (0:46)
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Knicks, Lakers searching for answers (4:23)
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16hKevin Pelton

Is CP3 the NBA's unluckiest superstar?

Does Chris Paul deserve better luck after the injuries and playoff disappointments? How much will his absence hurt the Clippers? Kevin Pelton takes a look.

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Loss of Chris Paul a 'crusher' for the Clippers (1:20)
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Harden impresses again with 13th triple-double in loss (0:59)
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Chandler throws down epic posterizer in win (0:22)
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The science behind the Greek Freak's skills (2:05)
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Elhassan: Knicks issues stemming from Phil Jackson (0:47)
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Adnan defends Melo in Phil saga (1:37)
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D-Wade's top 10 moments (2:05)
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LaVine elevates for a big jam in loss (0:20)
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What you missed when Steph Curry drained that halftime buzzer-beater (1:16)
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Melo-drama in New York (3:25)
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John Wall dons a wig for Disney guest-starring role (1:05)

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J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Steph Curry on the Warriors' elaborate groundbreaking ceremony for their new arena Tuesday: "It set the bar for groundbreakings going forward. If you don't have trampoline divers, synchronized cranes and even a choir serenading the location, I don't think you're doing anything. It won't be impressive enough."

Shelley Smith ESPN Reporter 

Looking at last 2 games.... JaVale McVee "trying to get better"

Shelley Smith ESPN Reporter 

I asked steph if Draymond was kinder and gentler now that he has a baby. "Nahhh he's even more passionate.... you saw it"

Shelley Smith ESPN Reporter 

Steph in his stocking feet! "Feels good to stretch them out"

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

While Klay Thompson's status is uncertain, we do have visual confirmation Steph Curry & Kevin Durant are available

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Klay just called Bob Myers, says he might make it back to the game, despite family issue, according to the team

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Now Warriors say Klay Thompson might play tonight. He just called general manager Bob Myers with an update

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Chris Paul underwent surgery on his left thumb Wednesday morning, according to the team. Timetable of six-to-eight weeks remains the same.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Klay Thompson will miss the Warriors' game against the Thunder tonight for personal reasons, the team announced

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

No Klay Thompson tonight against OKC due to a family issue, team says

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Klay Thompson will NOT play tonight vs OKC. Personal matter, per Warriors.

Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Kevin Garnett working with 2016 Clippers first round pick Brice Johnson.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Kevin Garnett doing some Clippers consulting with the staff.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Plugging Seth Curry into a small starting lineup has helped spark the Mavs' season-best three-game win streak. Curry has averaged 12.3 points in 28.3 minutes per game, shooting 54.2 percent from the floor and 53.8 percent from 3-point range. That lineup, featuring Dirk Nowitzki at center with a three-guard look, has lit it up over the last three games. That five has scored 94 points in 37 minutes, shooting 54.7 percent from the floor and a sizzling 62.5 percent from 3-point range.