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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic could only watch the end of his team’s 129-121 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night from the locker room, having been ejected late in regulation m gasol after a pair of skirmishes with opponents in an emotionally charged game between two division rivals battling for playoff position.

Nurkic and Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook tangled electricity how it works late in the second quarter. They came together under Oklahoma City’s basket after a failed Westbrook foray into the paint, and Nurkic tripped Westbrook (not on purpose, he said) as they started to head the other direction. That led electricity lessons ks1 to Nurkic’s first technical — but only after Westbrook had retaliated by shoving Nurkic over around midcourt, which earned Westbrook a flagrant foul. It also gaslighting led fans at the Moda Center to boo Westbrook throughout the rest of the game, which he didn’t mind.

Nurkic’s ejection didn’t immediately cost the Blazers, though that took some good fortune. With Nurkic unavailable to shoot free throws, Thunder coach Billy Donovan had the option to choose any player on Portland’s active roster to shoot instead. Donovan chose Skal Labissiere, who had yet to play in the game. Cold off the bench, Labissiere missed the first free electricity experiments for 4th graders throw.

With Portland down two and out n gas price of timeouts with just 4.4 seconds left, Labissiere was instructed to intentionally miss his second attempt. As the teams fought for the loose ball, Oklahoma City was called for yet another foul — this one sending Al-Farouq Aminu to the free throw k electric bill statement line, where he made both tries to tie the score. After a Westbrook turnover and a missed Lillard shot from beyond half court at the buzzer, the teams headed to overtime.

I want to see those plays, Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. I’d be the first one to say I’m wrong, but it was clearly electricity word search pdf a goaltending [on Nurkic for grabbing the rim] before anything ever happened. Then they called the foul and they put Nurkic to the free throw line and then he was ejected because of the technical, and then Skal misses and they call another foul on us. It was just too much.

In the extra session, Nurkic’s absence loomed large. The Thunder went repeatedly at Blazers backup Enes Kanter with pick-and-rolls bp gas prices ny, outscoring Portland 16-8 in overtime to win going away. Oklahoma City overcame Portland gas out shooting a season-high 47 free throws, also the most by any Thunder opponent this season. Both Lillard and George shot 20 free throws, surpassing each of their career-high marks for attempts.

Oklahoma City, which had lost gas 1940 hopper five out of six games, moved one game ahead of the Blazers in the crowded Western Conference standings with the Houston Rockets sandwiched in between the two division rivals. The Thunder swept the season series 4-0, but Portland players still expressed hope afterward that the two teams might meet in the first round of the playoffs. If so, expect more flare-ups after the whistle electricity history timeline.

It’s a division matchup, George said. There’s a little bit of bad blood between all these games. I’m new to this. This is my second year being involved with this [Northwest] divisional stuff, but you get that kind of play when you’re playing divisional opponents — especially how tight us, Houston and Portland, how electricity invented or discovered tight this is going down. We want it. They want it. It’s going to be emotional sometime.