Western Conference rumors, news and stories

Western Conference breaking news, rumors

  • • LeBron James reveals reaction to Lakers not trading for Kyrie Irving
    LeBron James revealed his feeling to ESPN’s Michael Wilbon after the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to trade for Kyrie Irving this weekend. The Los Angeles Lakers sit in 13th place in the Western Conference standings, but are two games out of a play-in spot and three games out of a playoff spot as of […] LeBron James reveals reaction to Lakers not trading for Kyrie Irving - FanSided - ...2023
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  • • Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo Named Players Of The Week
    Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named the NBA’s players of the week, the league announced (via Twitter). It’s the second straight player of the week award for both players. Lillard, who won for the Western Conference, led Portland to a 3-1 week by averaging 38.3 PPG, 4.5 RPG […]...2023
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  • Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Week
    • Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Week
    That's back-to-back Player of the Week awards for Lillard in the Western Conference after he averaged 38.3 points, 6.8 assists and 4.5 rebounds in a 3-1 week. For the two-week stretch, Lillard averaged a cool 40 points, shooting 55.9 percent from the field. After a 60-point effort last week, Lillard only went for 40 points three times this past week....2023
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  • • Blues Weekly: Tarasenko, Trading Rentals, Week Ahead & More
    The St. Louis Blues are heading into the rest of the season with a 23-25-3 record. They’re sixth in the Central Division and 11th overall in the Western Conference. They…...2023
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Western Conference injury and suspension

  • Why Mavericks, Nets are both winners and losers in Kyrie Irving trade, plus what Steph Curry's injury means
    • Why Mavericks, Nets are both winners and losers in Kyrie Irving trade, plus what Steph Curry's injury means
    Irving is on his way to Dallas to join Luka Doncic in the wide-open Western Conference...2023
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  • • There Might Be A Silver Lining To Minnesota’s Slip-Ups Against Inferior Competition
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are over halfway through their season. Despite the ups, downs, and injuries to key players, they’ve established themselves firmly in the playoff race in the Western Conference. Unfortunately, being in the playoff race is a bit more dubious than it sounds....2023
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  • • MHH Roundtable: Defining Hope
    Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The first half of the season has been a roller coaster, will it continue? As the Colorado Avalanche take a well-earned break before participating in the all-star festivities and gearing up for the stretch run, we take a look at how the 2022-23 season has unfolded up to this point. What has been the most disappointing or encouraging part of the t...2023
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  • • Raptors vs. Suns prediction and odds for Monday, January 30 (Suns undervalued at home)
    The Suns continue to hang around the postseason picture in a crowded Western Conference despite injuries to several key contributors through the first half of the season, 26-25 on the year, and now get an opportunity to hand what could be a final blow to this iteration of the Raptors. Toronto is mired in a […] Raptors vs. Suns prediction and odds for Monday, January 30 (Suns undervalued at h...2023
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  • • Preview: Riding high against the Ducks
    Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Colorado looks to make it to lucky number seven wins in a row. The Colorado Avalanche play their penultimate game before the All-Star Break hosting the subpar Anaheim Ducks. Colorado is looking to win seven in a row as they currently ride this hot streak. The ball is in their court with this opponent and playing on home ice. However, t...2023
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  • • Game #48 Preview: Can the Blue Jackets keep up with Connor McDavid?
    Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 9:30 P.M. ESTRogers Place - Edmonton, AlbertaTV: TNT; Radio: 97.1 FMOpponent’s Blog: Copper and Blue Columbus Blue Jackets (14-30-3, 31 points, 8th Metro, 16th East) at Edmonton Oilers (27-18-3, 57 points, 4th Metro, 6th West) The Blue Jackets continue to be a baffling team. In their last ...2023
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  • • Disjointed Avalanche need a reset
    Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images There’s plenty of issues surrounding this team. The Colorado Avalanche can no longer say injuries are the only problem. In fact, there’s probably so much more going on behind the scenes no one knows about which is more concerning. Specifically: a lack of identity as one of them. Duct tape and bandages won’t fix any of those issues. Ye...2023
  • • This trade could transform the Denver Nuggets into title favorites
    The Denver Nuggets are having a great start to the 2022-2023 season. They currently stand as the first seed in the Western Conference despite both Micheal Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray still coming back into form after missing last season due to injuries. Nikola Jokic has been particularly dominant as well, averaging more assists than […] This trade could transform the Denver Nuggets into titl...2023
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  • • Preview: Saturday night showdown in Alberta
    Photo by Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images The clash between the Avs and Oilers has huge implications. Who knew the Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers play in really big hockey games? Well, news flash, they do. Saturday night will be no different. For the first time since these two faced off in the Western Conference Finals, the Avs visit Edmonton. Of course,...2023
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  • Russell Westbrook Leaves Game Due To Left Foot Soreness
    • Russell Westbrook Leaves Game Due To Left Foot Soreness
    Russell Westbrook left the Los Angeles Lakers win at the Charlotte Hornets on Monday due to left foot soreness. The same injury cost Westbrook two games in late-December. Westbrook was just 1-for-8 from the floor and exited after playing only 11 minutes. He was visibly uncomfortable at times during the time he did play. The Lakers won for the third time in their last four games. This victory pulle...2023
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Timeline

  • 2023
    "But we’re now more than half way into the season and things still haven’t improved, with the Warriors dropping to 10th in the Western Conference on Sunday with an underwhelming record of 23-24."

  • 2022
    "The Slovenian star has led Dallas to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2011"

  • 2021
    "The Phoenix Suns recently overcame the Los Angeles Clippers in a 4-2 series victory in the Western Conference Finals to finally advance to the championship stage for the first time in 28 years."

  • 2020
    "The Dallas Mavericks-vs-Los Angeles Clippers Western Conference playoff series has indeed been filled with several controversies."

  • 2019
    "EL SEGUNDO – Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games"

  • 2018
    "Western Conference-leading Golden State battles Oklahoma City, which has lost four straight games."

  • 2017
    "This will mark the NBA's first All-Star Game without a matchup between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference."

  • 2016
    "The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan."

  • 2015
    "More than any one other player, Leonard is why the Spurs find themselves within two games of second place in the Western Conference."

  • 2014
    "They'll contend for the worst record in the Western Conference as they cope with injuries (Julius Randle) and an obviously flawed offensive model that relies too heavily on Bryant making something out of nothing like it's 2004."

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Western Conference Trade rumors, contract, salary rumors

  • Suns Aren't Considering Trading Chris Paul
    • Suns Aren't Considering Trading Chris Paul
    Chris Paul is under contract with the Phoenix Suns next season with a partial guarantee of $15.8 million and a non-guaranteed deal for 24-25. Paul hasn't played at an All-Star level this season and they have simultaneously been linked to point guards on the marketplace such as Fred VanVleet. Trading Paul would effectively allow the Suns to reset their timeline around Devin Booker if they are not t...2023
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  • RealGM Radio: Jared Dubin On The Season And Deadline (Feb 2023)
    • RealGM Radio: Jared Dubin On The Season And Deadline (Feb 2023)
    Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks with Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) about the NBA and the trade deadline. They discuss Jared's piece on Aaron Gordon's role and the Nuggets more broadly, the jumbled Western Conference playoff picture, which East teams they trust and much more. Subscribe to RealGM Radio on Apple Podcasts or via the RSS feed....2023
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  • • MHH Roundtable: Defining Hope
    Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The first half of the season has been a roller coaster, will it continue? As the Colorado Avalanche take a well-earned break before participating in the all-star festivities and gearing up for the stretch run, we take a look at how the 2022-23 season has unfolded up to this point. What has been the most disappointing or encouraging part of the t...2023
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  • • Sacramento Kings Reportedly Have Interest In Philly’s Matisse Thybulle
    After making a few big-time moves at the trade deadline last season, the Sacramento Kings improved as a team. They’ve carried some of that momentum into this season and have a 28-21 record which is currently third in the Western Conference. Looking like a sure playoff contender at this moment, rumors are circulating that the […] The post Sacramento Kings Reportedly Have Interest In Phi...2023
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  • • Grizzlies to Make Run at Raptors’ OG Anunoby?
    Raptors forward OG Anunoby is undoubtedly drawing interest ahead of the Feb. 9 trade deadline, already being linked to the Suns and several others. But could the Western Conference-contending Grizzlies make a run at him, too? That seems to be the question, as a few rival executives expressed to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. “There’s been […] The post Grizzlies to Make Run at RaptorsR...2023
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  • • Hollinger: NBA trade deadline picture further clouded by Western Conference muddle
    Entering the weekend, four games separate fourth from 13th in the win column, and teams have a bevy of options as Feb. 9 looms....2023
  • Monte McNair, Kings Agree To Contract Extension
    • Monte McNair, Kings Agree To Contract Extension
    Monte McNair and the Sacramento Kings have agreed upon a contract extension. McNair was entering the final months of his original three-year deal with the Kings. The Kings are currently third in the Western Conference and are on pace to end their 16-year playoff drought. McNair was hired by the Kings in 2020. The Kings hired McNair after 13 seasons as a front office executive with the Houston Rock...2023
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  • Sources: Kings GM McNair gets contract extended
    • Sources: Kings GM McNair gets contract extended
    After orchestrating a remarkable franchise renaissance, Sacramento general manager Monte McNair has agreed on a contract extension, sources told ESPN on Tuesday, with a Kings team that has risen to third place in the Western Conference....2023
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  • • Updates about MHH and how to support in these trying times
    Photo by André Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images The path to “survival” for Mile High Hockey. Recapping the last 72 hours It’s been quite the past few days, to say the least. I took the weekend to speak with my colleagues, family, friends, my partner, and so many others about the news we received on Friday. In case you’ve been living under a shell, here’s the link to the news release letter ...2023
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  • • Game #46 Preview/GameThread: Columbus Blue Jackets play host to visiting San Jose Sharks in last home game before road trip
    Photo by Matt Cohen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know. San Jose Sharks at Columbus Blue JacketsSaturday, January 21, 2023 - 7:00 PM ETNationwide Arena, Columbus, OHTV: Bally’s Sports Ohio - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s Blog: Fear the Fin San Jose Sharks, 14-23-9, 37 points, 7th Pacific, 13th West@Columbus Blue Jackets, 13-30-2, 28 points, 8th Metro, 16th East For th...2023
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Western Conference stats and results

  • • LeBron James reveals reaction to Lakers not trading for Kyrie Irving
    LeBron James revealed his feeling to ESPN’s Michael Wilbon after the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to trade for Kyrie Irving this weekend. The Los Angeles Lakers sit in 13th place in the Western Conference standings, but are two games out of a play-in spot and three games out of a playoff spot as of […] LeBron James reveals reaction to Lakers not trading for Kyrie Irving - FanSided - ...2023
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  • • Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Week
    That's back-to-back Player of the Week awards for Lillard in the Western Conference after he averaged 38.3 points, 6.8 assists and 4.5 rebounds in a 3-1 week. For the two-week stretch, Lillard averaged a cool 40 points, shooting 55.9 percent from the field. After a 60-point effort last week, Lillard only went for 40 points three times this past week....2023
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  • Buy or Sell: Seattle Kraken to Win the Western Conference
    • Buy or Sell: Seattle Kraken to Win the Western Conference
    The Seattle Kraken have been a great story in 2022-23, continuing to surprise people with its results. The post Buy or Sell: Seattle Kraken to Win the Western Conference appeared first on NESN.com....2023
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  • • Ja Morant Is Ready To Lead The Next Generation Of Nike Basketball With The Ja 1’s
    Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies are having another strong season despite going 4-6 in their last ten games. The Grizzlies are second in the Western Conference with a 32-19 which is three games behind the Nuggets. Morant leads the team in points (27.4) and assists (8.3) per game this season and that’s not all that […] The post Ja Morant Is Ready To Lead The Next Generation Of Nike B...2023
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  • • Warriors vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Wednesday, February 1 (Fade Golden State?)
    The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves are separated by just half a game in the Western Conference standings heading into Wednesday night’s matchup. Golden State is coming off a road win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, just its seventh road win in 25 tries this season. The Warriors are playing better as of late, […] Warriors vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Wed...2023
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  • • MHH Roundtable: Defining Hope
    Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The first half of the season has been a roller coaster, will it continue? As the Colorado Avalanche take a well-earned break before participating in the all-star festivities and gearing up for the stretch run, we take a look at how the 2022-23 season has unfolded up to this point. What has been the most disappointing or encouraging part of the t...2023
  • • Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo Named Players Of The Week
    Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named the NBA’s players of the week, the league announced (Twitter link). Lillard averaged 42.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 7.7 assists and 1.3 steals on .632/.514/.920 shooting in leading Portland to a 2-1 record last week. The Western Conference winner’s highlight performance was Wednesday’s […...2023
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  • • Why Warriors' game vs. Thunder in Oklahoma City starts important stretch
    The Warriors are about to play a whole lot of Western Conference teams that are all right there in the standings....2023
  • • Kings vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Monday, January 30 (Wolves elite as home dogs)
    The Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves face off for the second time in as many games on Monday night in Minnesota. The Timberwolves won Saturday’s matchup by seven points, their third straight win and seventh in their last 10 games. Minnesota is now the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference, which is extremely impressive […] Kings vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Monday...2023
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  • • Pistons vs. Mavericks prediction and odds for Monday, January 30 (Bet the under)
    There’s bad news in Dallas, not only are the Mavericks just one game over .500 a season after going to the Western Conference Finals last season, but Luka Doncic is questionable again tonight after missing Saturday’s loss to the Utah Jazz. Even with Spencer Dinwiddie’s 35 points, the Mavs still fell 108-100 and didn’t have […] Pistons vs. Mavericks prediction and odds...2023
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Western Conference parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • An NBA security guard went viral. How he got to that moment Is even more remarkable
    MINNEAPOLIS — Just over a minute into the third quarter of Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Memphis Grizzlies, Sasha Zemmel decided she had to make her move. She was the latest member of an animal rights group hellbent on disrupting a game......2023
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  • • Sacramento Kings Reportedly Have Interest In Philly’s Matisse Thybulle
    2023
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  • • Updates about MHH and how to support in these trying times
    2023
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  • • Recap: Avs win in the shootout in Seattle
    Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Nathan Mackinnon scored the only goal in the shootout to win a hard-fought, back-and-forth contest The Colorado Avalanche capped off a successful 3-0 road trip in Seattle against the Kraken, claiming two crucial points as they claw their way back into the Western Conference playoff chase they still can win. First Period Seattle came out strong, out-shooting t...2023
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  • • Recap: Avalanche beat the Canadiens with help from Artturi Lehkonen
    Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports In his first game against his former team, Lehkonen put one in the back of the net. After enduring a brutal run of injury luck, the Colorado Avalanche has built a winning streak. They came into tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens as winners of four out of their last five games, while netting at least a point in five out of their last six. Despit...2022
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  • • Devin Vassell’s breakout season should give Spurs fans hope for the future
    Rebuilding teams hunting for new talent are usually not much fun to watch, and this season, some of those teams are especially desperate to clinch a top-two draft pick. At the moment, the San Antonio Spurs have the fourth-worst record in the league and are at the very bottom of the Western Conference, as they […] Devin Vassell’s breakout season should give Spurs fans hope for the futur...2022
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  • • A Night of Infamy: Blue Jackets get embarrassed on national television
    Photo by Graham Stokes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Will anyone be held accountable for this disaster? Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 a day which will live in infamy. December 7, 2022 is a night of infamy for the Columbus Blue Jackets, featuring one of the worst periods of hockey I have ever witnessed, and that’s saying something. What makes that six goal first period even ...2022
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  • • Recap: Avalanche win biggest game of the year in Dallas
    Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Letting Dallas steal a point was disappointing, but it was a big win nonetheless. While the Colorado Avalanche have muddled through some early season injuries, the Dallas Stars came out hot to begin the year, and Monday night’s contest pitted the defending Stanley Cup Champions against the only team above them in the standings. It was as physical and tightly c...2022
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  • • Recap: Special Teams sink Avalanche in Calgary
    The Flames rode two powerplay goals and a shorty to a 5-3 win. Special teams delivered the Colorado Avalanche an easy victory in Game 1 against the Chicago Blackhawks, but the following night those same units tanked the team in the second half of their back-to-back. Simply put: The penalty kill has to be better. The Calgary Flames were only 2-for-5 on the powerplay, but this game turned sour on a...2022
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  • • WATCH: Warriors star Stephen Curry gifts daughter Riley with epic present on 10th birthday
    Do you still remember when Riley Curry stole the show during a Golden State Warriors press conference? She pretty much took over the mic as his dad, Stephen Curry, talked about his team’s win during the Western Conference Finals over the Houston Rockets. Well, here’s something to make you feel really old today: that was […] The post WATCH: Warriors star Stephen Curry gifts daught...2022
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Top Western Conference news

  • • Slovenian TV provider offers fans free NBA League Pass to watch Luka Doncic and the Mavericks
    2022
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  • • Warriors advance to Western Conference finals by shirking famed small-ball and deciding to get big
    Golden State dominated the boards and the paint while closing out the Grizzlies on Friday...2022
  • • Warriors big man Kevon Looney’s strong message after insane 22-rebound Game 6 vs. Grizzlies
    The Golden State Warriors officially closed out their series with the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night, securing a 110-96 win on home court to advance to the Western Conference Finals. The Dubs bounced back in a big way after getting blown out of the water in Game 5 and fully proved why they’re considered a […] The post Warriors big man Kevon Looney’s strong message after insane...2022
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  • • Warriors' Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson still have knockout punch, but how long can erratic shooting hold up?
    The Splash Brothers will presumably have to be better no matter who they face in the Western Conference finals...2022
  • • Warriors star Stephen Curry wins first ever Magic Johnson Western Conference Finals MVP award
    Stephen Curry made history on Thursday night as he led the Golden State Warriors to a series-clinching win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5, 120-110. The Dubs superstar was amazing throughout the five games in the series and his heroics resulted in Curry winning the inaugural Magic Johnson Western Conference Finals MVP award. This […] The post Warriors star Stephen Curry wins first ever M...2022
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  • • Warriors' Steve Kerr delivers emotional, passionate plea in wake of Texas elementary school shooting
    Kerr did not speak about basketball prior to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday...2022
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  • • Warriors' Steve Kerr delivers emotional, passionate plea in wake of Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting
    Kerr did not speak about basketball prior to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday...2022
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  • • LOOK: Warriors' Klay Thompson posts reference Jay-Z and Kanye West song after huge performance in Game 6 win
    The memorable lyric was a fitting reference after Thompson led the Warriors back to the Western Conference finals...2022
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  • • Lakers icon Magic Johnson reacts to Warriors star Stephen Curry winning inaugural WCF MVP award in his honor
    It wasn’t just Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors who were honored on Thursday night after they lifted the Western Conference title following their series-clinching Game 5 victory against the Dallas Mavericks. Los Angeles Lakers icon Magic Johnson was also given the ultimate honor by the league by naming the Western Conference Finals MVP […] The post Lakers icon Magic Johnson ...2022
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  • • 3 reasons Warriors will beat Grizzlies in 2022 Western Conference Semifinals
    In the second round of the NBA playoffs, Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies will face Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. The matchup of a new team on the rise and a former contender looking to reestablish its dominance will begin Sunday. The Grizzlies are hungry for more postseason glory to show they […] The post 3 reasons Warriors will beat Grizzlies in 2022 Western Conference Se...2022
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  • Avs' Kadri exits Game 3 with injury in first period
    • Avs' Kadri exits Game 3 with injury in first period
    Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri, who posted 14 points in his first 12 playoff games this season, left Game 3 of the Western Conference Final with an injury after a hit from behind by Edmonton Oilers forward Evander Kane on Saturday night....2022
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  • Jazz don't plan to trade Lauri Markkanen or Jordan Clarkson, set high price on Jarred Vanderbilt, per report
    • Jazz don't plan to trade Lauri Markkanen or Jordan Clarkson, set high price on Jarred Vanderbilt, per report
    The Jazz are 12-7 and currently have the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference...2022
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  • • Warriors Looking to Make Trade After Dropping to 10th in West
    To start the season, it was widely assumed the Warriors would shake their championship hangover and get back on track. But we’re now more than half way into the season and things still haven’t improved, with the Warriors dropping to 10th in the Western Conference on Sunday with an underwhelming record of 23-24. Worse still, […] The post Warriors Looking to Make Trade After Dropping to 10th i...2023
  • • Warriors get major Steve Kerr update ahead of Western Conference Finals
    The Golden State Warriors are moving on in the NBA playoffs. The Western Conference Finals await them after a hard-fought series against the Memphis Grizzlies. Although they didn’t have head coach Steve Kerr available for the final three games of their second-round matchup, the Dubs are back in the conference finals. Fortunately for the Warriors, […] The post Warriors get major Steve K...2022
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  • 2. LeBron James

  • 3. Golden State Warriors

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Western Conference schedule, game

  • • LeBron James reveals reaction to Lakers not trading for Kyrie Irving
    2023
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  • • Top Flames Underdog Wins: A Look at the Odds
    The Calgary Flames are one of the NHL’s most exciting teams to follow. While local fans would prefer that the Flames stay at the top of the Pacific Division and sweep each Western Conference final, there’s something to be said about rising in the rankings later in the season—especially when the odds aren’t in a … The post Top Flames Underdog Wins: A Look at the Odds appeared first on The Win...2023
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  • • RealGM Radio: Jared Dubin On The Season And Deadline (Feb 2023)
    2023
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  • Buy or Sell: Vegas Golden Knights to Win the Western Conference
    • Buy or Sell: Vegas Golden Knights to Win the Western Conference
    The Vegas Golden Knights are back in the playoff hunt after missing out last season, with potential value in their future prices. The post Buy or Sell: Vegas Golden Knights to Win the Western Conference appeared first on NESN.com....2023
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  • • Magic vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Friday, February 3 (Fade Orlando on road)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are playing some impressive basketball as of late, most recently beating the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night to make them 6-4 in their last 10 games. Minnesota is now sixth in the Western Conference, but it needs to keep winning with just three games separating the No. 13 and No. 4 […] Magic vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Friday, February 3 (Fade...2023
  • • Clippers vs. Bucks prediction and odds for Thursday, February 2 (Value on total)
    The LA Clippers have been lurking as a talented team that’s either been injured or underperformed, but suddenly, they’ve ripped off six wins in their last seven games. The hot streak has jumped them to fourth in the Western Conference at 29-25, but only 2.5 games separate them from the 11th spot. They need to […] Clippers vs. Bucks prediction and odds for Thursday, February 2 (Va...2023
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  • Nashville Predators: Fool’s Gold or Legit Threats in the Western Conference Race?
    • Nashville Predators: Fool’s Gold or Legit Threats in the Western Conference Race?
    It feels like a rerun from the past couple of seasons as the #Preds once again teeter around the playoff bubble. Are they legit this time around? #Smashville...2023
  • Buy or Sell: Dallas Stars Have Value to Win Stanley Cup
    • Buy or Sell: Dallas Stars Have Value to Win Stanley Cup
    The Dallas Stars have been a surprise contender in the NHL's Western Conference, but is there value in their odds of winning the Stanley Cup? The post Buy or Sell: Dallas Stars Have Value to Win Stanley Cup appeared first on NESN.com....2023
  • • Warriors vs. Timberwolves prediction and odds for Wednesday, February 1 (Fade Golden State?)
    2023
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  • • Kings vs. Spurs prediction and odds for Wednesday, February 1 (Back Kings)
    The Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs are on two different paths in the 2022-23 season, but they meet on Wednesday night for a Western Conference matchup. Sacramento has won seven of its last 10 games, holding on to the No. 3 spot in the conference behind De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis. The Spurs are […] Kings vs. Spurs prediction and odds for Wednesday, February 1 (Back Kings)...2023
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Western Conference rumors, scandals

  • • Who Are the Penguins Beating and Who’s Beating Us?
    With the Penguins in the midst of their bye week and ideas for other articles in the embryonic stage, I thought I’d pluck some low-lying fruit and answer a question that’s been buzzing around in the back of my brain. Specifically, which teams are we beating and which teams are beating us? It’s been my sense that the Pens have struggled against the better teams in the league going back to the secon...2023
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  • • Recap: Avs win in the shootout in Seattle
    2023
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  • • 2022-23 NLL Western Conference Unanswered Questions
    2022-23 NLL Western Conference Unanswered Questions Its been over four months since the Colorado Mammoth won the NLL title, but a lot has changed this offseason. The addition of the Desert Dogs on top of a flurry of changes through trades and free agency have created a buzz entering NLL training camps. With the NLL regular season less than a month […] Lacrosse All Stars - Grow The Game® Powe...2022
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  • Jazz are 8-3 after Lakers, Clippers wins and NBA Twitter is still in disbelief
    • Jazz are 8-3 after Lakers, Clippers wins and NBA Twitter is still in disbelief
    The Utah Jazz just keep surprising the whole basketball world. While everybody thought that their hot start isn’t going to last, here they are 11 games into the season and still one of the top teams in the Western Conference at 8-3. Even more shocking, they just beat the two LA teams, the Los Angeles […] The post Jazz are 8-3 after Lakers, Clippers wins and NBA Twitter is still in disb...2022
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  • Klay Thompson’s shocking ejection wasn’t just about Devin Booker, per Steve Kerr
    • Klay Thompson’s shocking ejection wasn’t just about Devin Booker, per Steve Kerr
    The Golden State Warriors eventually matched the Phoenix Suns’ competitive fire on Tuesday night. In their first road game of the season against another Western Conference power, though, the defending champions’ emotions boiled over, a mix of continued defensive struggles, a tough whistle from the officials and the Suns’ brash confidence sparking an ugly 134-105 […] The pos...2022
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  • • 1-sentence prediction for every Western Conference team in the 2022-23 NBA season
    Regular-season basketball is just around the corner and the NBA world is buzzing with excitement. Preseason games are underway as star players from every generation warm up to compete for the coveted Larry O’Brien Trophy. A major shift from the last 20 years in the NBA is coming with the Western Conference beginning to fall […] 1-sentence prediction for every Western Conference team in...2022
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  • • Colorado Avalanche Season Preview: Pacific Division
    Photo by Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images A very top-heavy division looks to leave its stamp on the Western Conference. We now head West in this series with the Avs previewing against the Pacific Division. Colorado has had some memorable games against these teams when they played last year, especially with those from Canada in this division. If the Avalanche win ...2022
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  • • Trail Blazers’ best move of 2022 NBA offseason
    The Portland Trail Blazers had a very disappointing 2021-22 season. Everything seemed to go wrong for the longtime Western Conference playoff contenders, and it resulted in them missing the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Damian Lillard missed most of the season with injuries, and his longtime partner-in-crime, CJ McCollum, was traded to the […] The post Trail Blazers’ best mov...2022
  • • The next player Nuggets must trade in 2022 NBA offseason after multiple shocking deals
    After making the Western Conference Finals in 2020, the Denver Nuggets have been hounded with injuries over the past two seasons. They were recently eliminated by the 2022 NBA Champions Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Without Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr., it was apparent that the supporting cast […] The post The next player Nuggets must trade in 2022 NBA ...2022
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  • • MHH Roundtable: We did it!
    Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images Reflecting on the journey and celebration of the 2022 Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche As the Colorado Avalanche continue to celebrate their Stanley Cup victory we reflect on the journey and celebrations ahead. Besides lifting the Cup what was your favorite moment? Jacob: You could ask me this question every day for the next month and I might giv...2022
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