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Here's a pregame look at what people are saying before the Trail Blazers visit the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.

Thunder's Reid has surgery on broken nose

Oklahoma City Thunder reserve Ryan Reid will miss two to four weeks after having surgery to repair a broken nose. General manager Sam Presti said Wednesday that Reid had a successful procedure performed. The Thunder traded for Reid after he was chosen in the second round of the 2010 draft. He has yet to play in an NBA game, spending last season with Oklahoma City's NBDL affiliate...

Video: Jim Ross joins Thunder broadcast, talks wrestling

If you've been following this blog since its inception (which, if you have, sorry for not really posting consistently for the past year or so) you know of my affinity for pro wrestling. So naturally I had to post this video of legendary pro wrestling broadcaster Jim Ross sitting on on commentary during the Oklahoma City Thunder game Tuesday night against the Blazers. Ross, a...

Live chat: Portland Trail Blazers at Oklahoma City Thunder

The Blazers look to hand the Thunder their second consecutive loss.

AP Sources: Warriors close to signing Robinson

Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Golden State Warriors are close to signing guard Nate Robinson, who was released by the Oklahoma City Thunder last month. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal was yet to be finalized or formally announced by Golden State. The Bay Area News Group first reported the pending signing of Robinson, who...

Early season treats Trail Blazers and Lakers differently

The rival Lakers enter Thursday's game surrounded by drama and unanswered questions, while Portland sits atop the Western Conference.

Games To Watch, Week Two (1/2-1/8)

Monday, January 2nd: Thunder @ Mavericks, 8:30 ET, NBATV: I’m working under the assumption that last week’s match up, along with last season’s playoff series, have set a certain standard of play between these two teams.  The Mavs have been as bad as the Thunder have been good, but Dirk seems to save his best for Serge Ibaka, and Russell Westbrook could always prove to...

Recap: Oklahoma City vs. Portland

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 30 points and Wesley Matthews added 16, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 103-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.

Up next for the Lakers: Thursday at Portland

Los Angeles faces a Trail Blazers team that is sharp on offense and defense.When: 7:30.

Sefolosha out sick for Thunder vs. Trail Blazers

Thabo Sefolosha will miss the Thunder's game against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.

Report: Warriors closing in on veteran Robinson

Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Golden State Warriors are close to signing guard Nate Robinson, who was released by the Oklahoma City Thunder last month.

LOWE: Are the Trail Blazers truly contenders?

While some labeled them sleepers, most never expected the slow-poke Blazers to morph into fast-paced, rim-attacking machines, writes Zach Lowe. But are they really contenders?

Oklahoma City Thunder (5-0) at Dallas Mavericks (1-4), 8:30 p.m. (ET)

Unbeaten Oklahoma City hopes to send another statement tonight when it visits the reigning NBA champion Dallas Mavericks.
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