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Tuesday Bolts: 11.5.19

Tuesday Bolts: 11.5.19

Joe Mussatto (The Oklahoman) on Chris Paul’s leadership for the young Thunder roster: “Paul playfully competes in post-practice shooting competitions with Gilgeous-Alexander. They almost exclusively share a court together on the south end of the Thunder’s practice facility. He cracks jokes after games with Bazley and goes out of his way to praise Diallo’s potential. “I think a lot of times it’s easier to not have time for that,” Donovan said. “But Chris is really engaging with all those guys.” The same was true in Houston, according to coach Mike D’Antoni.”

Injury updates:

Sam Presti was scouting Israeli prospect Deni Avdija in person yesterday.

For National Sandwich Day, the okcthunder.com gathered every player’s favorite sammie. Way too much mayo here, especially for professional athletes.

Paul George is progressing and could play for the Clippers soonish, per Andrew Greif (LA Times).

Remember Draymond Green saying the ‘Peake was flat because Russell Westbrook left? Damian Lillard says the Warriors’ home atmosphere is flat because they bailed on their Oakland fans in a “money grab”, as Grant Marek (SFGate) relays. Preach.

Something to think about: