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Kevin Durant has surgery for foot fracture

usatoday.com — USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick explains the ramifications of the Jones fracture in Thunder MVP Kevin Durant's right foot. The clock on Kevin Durant's recovery has officially begun. The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Thursday that their star and reigning NBA MVP had successful surgery on his fractured right foot.

Your guide to 2014-15 NBA coaches and their futures

indystar.com — From Derek Fisher to Gregg Popovich and every NBA head coaching seat in between, results will determine fates this season. But when it comes to assessing their futures and what they may hold, it's hardly the only factor. The state of relationships with ownership, management and players are key, as is the always-tricky task of keeping expectations somewhere close to reality.

Your guide to 2014-15 NBA coaches and their futures

usatoday.com — From Derek Fisher to Gregg Popovich and every NBA head coaching seat in between, results will determine fates this season. But when it comes to assessing their futures and what they may hold, it's hardly the only factor. The state of relationships with ownership, management and players are key, as is the always-tricky task of keeping expectations somewhere close to reality.

Michael Jordan becoming great owner, too, for Hornets

usatoday.com — As Michael Jordan knows better than anyone from his legendary playing days, one good season does not a reputation make. Respect and credibility are built over time, with one's career a compilation of the good, the bad and - as had been the case in Jordan's post-playing life as an owner and executive - the ugly.

Kevin Durant still not sure of foot fracture treatment

usatoday.com — Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is still considering treatment options for the Jones fracture in his right foot and a decision about whether or not to have surgery won't likely be made on Monday, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

What Kevin Durant injury means to Thunder

usatoday.com — Another season, another Oklahoma City Thunder setback. From Russell Westbrook (twice) to Serge Ibaka (2014 playoffs) to this latest revelation that reigning MVP Kevin Durant could miss up to two months with a Jones fracture in his right foot, this has become the painful norm for the NBA's favorite what-if team.

Kevin Durant has Jones fracture in foot

usatoday.com — Reigning MVP Kevin Durant has a fracture in his right foot that will likely require surgery and could keep the Oklahoma City Thunder star off the floor for up to two months, the team announced on Sunday. According to Thunder general manager Sam Presti, Thunder complained of discomfort in the foot after the team's practice on Saturday and was subsequently examined.

NBA GMs polled: LeBron James, Kevin Durant or who?

usatoday.com — Your roster is empty. The league is your oyster, with every current player available and the first pick in this fantasy-style NBA draft yours for the taking. So, we asked the league's general managers, who do you start with?

NBA agrees to enormous 9-year TV deal

usatoday.com — The NBA has reached a nine-year media agreement with ESPN and Turner Sports, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the deal has

Steve Ballmer's fired up about his Clippers: Q&A

usatoday.com — LOS ANGELES - As retirement schedules go, new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is as busy as they come. It's Seattle one day to be with the family that remains there - wife, Connie, and the one of his three sons who isn't off at college.
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Oct 17, 2014

@6and10DoItAgain Comical, too, how you play the victim here when you set the classic Twitter tone. Take care, and thanks for the feedback.

Oct 17, 2014

@6and10DoItAgain Yes, we did (re: Kwame). And regarding print, I don't know which edition you have or how it was edited for space reasons.

Oct 17, 2014

@6and10DoItAgain It's at the bottom smart guy. Sorry to spoil your gotcha moment.

Oct 16, 2014

RT @ByMaryByrne: LOVE this. Bryan Stow on @SFGiants: "It is really real for them and for me. I love these guys. usat.ly/1sYmNNa pic.twitter.com/IMlo3gKR4K

Oct 16, 2014

At @USATODAYsports: All you need to know here about Kevin Durant's surgery, recovery & why Jones fracture is tricky - usatoday.com/story/sports/n…

Oct 16, 2014

As @DarnellMayberry noted, Thunder announce Kevin Durant underwent successful surgery for fractured right foot. Re-evaluation in six weeks.

Oct 16, 2014

The memo, obtained by @USATODAYsports, says this topic will be discussed & analyzed in forthcoming player rep meetings & All-Star weekend.

Oct 16, 2014

Roberts:"We are studying the league’s proposals & are retaining economists & other professionals to help guide us in this challenging..task"

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