Russell Westbrook went off Thursday night, scoring 46 points in the Thunder's 121-112 win over the Wizards. Durant and Westbrook played on the same team previous year, but with the All-Star Game selection process moving to a captains' pick system, Durant will team up with Westbrook to try to beat his Warriors' teammates. He dropped 46 points on the Wizards on 19-of-29 shooting including 21 points in the fourth quarter and several thunderous dunks.
The Pistons are in the midst of their second longest losing streak this season.
Meanwhile, the Detroit Pistons have been in a major slump as they've won just two of their last 11 games and they will be hoping to snap an ugly six-game skid after falling to the Jazz by 98-95 in overtime on Wednesday.
Russell Westbrook is the best player on the Thunder team from a fantasy basketball perspective, with 53.75 fantasy points per game.
Detroit has risky players on their roster including Andre Drummond and Tobias Harris. In 39 minutes, Drummond's stat line came out to thirty points, four assists, 2four rebounds, three steals and six blocks with 5 turnovers.
The Thunder are looking to avoid the sweep by the Pistons.
The Thunder own an unimpressive 10-13 road record this season, but they've covered in five of their last seven road games and are simply one of the hottest teams in the league at the moment.
The researchers also found elevated risk - albeit not as high as for influenza - with infection from other respiratory viruses. Jeff Kwong, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Clinical Public Health at DLSPH and lead author of the study .
Vertical Group raised Goldman Sachs Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, August 30 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:MRK) on Friday, July 28 with "Buy" rating.
David Rosenthal, Kaplan, Dana Honor and Wendi Trilling exec produce for CBS Television Studios and Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment. The show will be written and produced by Bridget Carpenter, who has a decorated resume prior to signing with CBS.
The stock of IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (NYSE:V) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 21. Also, insider Michael Aaron Leabman sold 29,610 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 27th.
After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Akamai Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.76% EPS growth. Jp Marvel Inv Limited Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 73,164 shares. 12,260 are owned by Robeco Institutional Asset Bv.
Nassar was also accused of molesting other young gymnasts while employed by USA Gymnastics , the sport's US governing body. USA Gymnastics and Michigan State did not respond to requests for comment on whether they would resume settlement talks.
After $1.23 actual EPS reported by Torchmark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. It is engaged in the management and development of coal operations of CONSOL Energy Inc (CONSOL Energy) in Pennsylvania.
The late Players Association executive director Michael Weiner acknowledged then that the Marlins would abandon their stingy ways. By sharing the wealth, the theory is that a competitive balance will play out among the 30 teams.
Amica Retiree Medical Trust purchased a new position in Brandywine Realty Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at $356,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,156.85, a P/E ratio of 13.23, a P/E/G ratio of 3.01 and a beta of 1.02.
'Padmaavat' will get an earth-shattering response: Deepika
During media interaction, Deepika assured that Box-office numbers of her film " Padmaavat " are going to be earth-shattering. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmaavat ", which is facing the ire of the Rajput community, is set to release on Thursday.
Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Market Cap To Touch $23.86B
The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.44%, which was -0.0800000000000001 lower than that in the past month. Comerica Secs holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Red Hat, Inc . (NYSE:RHT) on Thursday, October 26 with "Hold" rating .
Authorities: Bank hostage drama lasted 4 hours
When Canton police officers arrived at the bank, they said the man had taken three bank employees and one customer hostage. Police have the bank surrounded and say the man has barricaded himself inside. "We just want to talk to you", police said.
Royals, Escobar agree on new contract
The Kansas City Royals are bringing back one of their big-name free agents. "You definitely don't want to be out there too long". More moves by may be coming to address a now-crowded outfield.
Decreases Stake in Farmers National Banc Corp (FMNB)
It is negative, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. The fund owned 112,954 shares of the bank's stock after buying an additional 70,729 shares during the period.
8-year-old dies from flesh-eating bacteria
The community of Pendleton is coming together to help the family with medical and funeral expenses and holding fundraises Friday. He was taken to the emergency room, stitched up and sent home, but within days he was back at the hospital fighting for his life.
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) EVP Sells 24250 Shares of Stock
The stock has a market capitalization of $39,078.06, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.19, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.30. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 67,077 shares in the company, valued at $3,382,022.34.