NBA rumors: Latest news on injuries, transactions and more

Thursday November 5th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

Wednesday’s 10-game slate of NBA action was highlighted by the undefeated Golden State Warriors ousting the Los Angeles Clippers, 112–108, giving L.A. its first loss of the season. The Toronto Raptors also stayed unbeaten with a 103–98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below.

• Warriors head coach Steve Kerr might not return to coaching until February, one Warriors player told ESPN.

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• The Houston Rockets are already planning to pursue Thunder forward Kevin Durant in free agency this off-season, reports Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle.

• Clippers point guard Chris Paul sustained a strained groin during his team’s loss to the Warriors, reports ESPN.

• The Miami Heat announced that guard Gerald Green was taken to the hospital yesterday, though no further details were provided.

• Warriors center Andrew Bogut still feels lightheaded after workouts and hasn’t advanced to contact while recovering from a concussion, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears.

• ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said that point guard Derrick Rose’s breakup with the Chicago Bulls has “already begun.”

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• NBA veteran Lamar Odom’s health has improved to the point where he can see visitors, reports Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News. Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel on Oct. 13 after overdosing on cocaine and sexual enhancement drugs.

• Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he has no problem with sleeved jerseys despite ripping the sleeves off his jersey in Cleveland’s win over the Knicks on Wednesday, reports ESPN’s Dave McMenamin.

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