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Doc Rivers likens Steph Curry injury to Kendrick Perkins in '10

The news that Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks with a right knee injury has inspired plenty of hot takes. But the hottest of them all might have come from the Golden State Warriors’ potential future playoff opponent. The Los Angeles Clippers own a 2-1 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers in their opening round NBA playoff series. If they take care of business and...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Perkins: Durant has ‘a few teams’ in mind in free agency

Kendrick Perkins spent parts of five NBA seasons as Kevin Durant’s teammate with the Oklahoma City Thunder, during which he and the superstar established a great friendship. So much so, in fact, that the veteran New Orleans Pelicans center says he and Durant chat at least once per week. With all the free agency speculation and drama surrounding Durant — something that has...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: Kendrick Perkins Peers Into Kevin Durant’s Crystal Ball

BOSTON — Kendrick Perkins is past the days of being a significant contributor for an NBA team. But let’s just say he knows a guy. Perkins, whose New Orleans Pelicans nearly upset the Celtics at TD Garden on Wednesday, spent eight seasons in Boston from 2003 to 2011, winning an NBA title in the process. He also spent five seasons on the Oklahoma City Thunder with Kevin Durant...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins destroys Damian Lillard with wicked clothesline (VIDEO)

Kendrick Perkins sent a message to Blazers superstar Damian Lillard on Friday night. Known for being an enforcer, Perkins delivered a cheap shot in the fourth quarter of the game and clotheslined Lillard. It happened when the Blazers guard was driving the lane, and the vicious blow sent him sprawling to the floor. Pelicans' Kendrick Perkins ejected for clotheslining Blazers' Damian...
Via The Sports Daily
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kendrick Perkins clotheslines Damian Lillard, ejected

Kendrick Perkins has been known as something of a goon in NBA circles and he was at it again on Friday. During the fourth quarter, Perkins sent Damian Lillard to the floor with what resembled a clothesline while the Blazers guard was attempting to make his way to the basket. Pelicans' Kendrick Perkins ejected for clotheslining Blazers' Damian Lillard pic.twitter.com/jf7P6UrhpC...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron upset Cavs don’t have ‘enforcer’ like Kendrick Perkins

The Cleveland Cavaliers chose not to re-sign Kendrick Perkins last year, and it sounds like the players on the current roster felt like that was a major mistake. Is LeBron James among them? In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday, Cleveland.com’s Chris Haynes spoke about how angry Cleveland’s players were when the team chose to replace Perkins with Sasha Kaun...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins reportedly signs with New Orleans Pelicans

By Will Gibson Veteran center Kendrick Perkins has reportedly agreed to a one-year deal to join the New Orleans Pelicans, bringing his storied Cleveland Cavaliers career to an end. His final numbers as a Cav: 17 games played with 2.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.6 fouls, and 1.2 turnovers per game. Perk joined the Cavs in February after being bought out by the Utah Jazz, for whom he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins questioned after altercation with wife

By Steve DelVecchio Police are reportedly investigating an incident that involved Cleveland Cavaliers center Kendrick Perkins and his wife early Wednesday morning. According to Patrick Cooley of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, police responded to a 911 call about a woman allegedly hitting a man inside of a black SUV. The caller indicated that the woman, who turned out to be Perkins’...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs are favorites to sign Kendrick Perkins

By Scott Sargent In a world where 270-pound bruisers don’t exactly grow on trees, the Cleveland Cavaliers may soon have two of them on their roster. Adrian Wojarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Cavs have suddenly become “strong frontrunners” to land Kendrick Perkins, the 30-year-old center who helped the Boston Celtics win a title in 2008. Perkins is currently negotiating...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins hears imaginary 'MVP' chants?

Kendrick Perkins has fallen on some tough times during his last few seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder. After averaging over 10 points per game with the Boston Celtics in 2009-10, the big man managed just 3.4 points per game last season. Now, the two best players on his team — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook — are out due to injury and the Thunder are in trouble. With...
Via NESN.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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