NBA considering adding G League team in Mexico

Oklahoma City Thunder and Brooklyn Nets players compete for the ball during a NBA Global Games match at the Mexico City Arena

The Thunder are coming off three straight wins, thanks to the addition of Steven Adams' new-found offensive game and a new approach by the Big Three, getting their role players active and involved within the game. "We just have to stay committed to the little things and keep fighting for each other".

Silver was in Mexico City on Thursday to be on hand as the Brooklyn Nets play the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Jefferson went on to post 16 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes. They also traded power forward Trevor Booker to Philadelphia before the game. "And I feel like we're going to play good". The Nets' games against the Thunder and Miami Heat this week are during the 25th anniversary of the NBA's first games in Mexico.

PHOENIX - Bradley Beal continued his offensive surge with 34 points and Washington won back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a month with a victory over Phoenix. "I think the difference was that they went downhill into the basket and we weren*t able to go downfield enough".

Earlier in the news conference, Silver said the National Basketball Association is exploring the possibility of locating a G League franchise that would be league-owned in Mexico City. Utah dropped its second straight game.

The Thunder also played short-handed as Paul George sat with a calf injury and Jerami Grant sat with a hip injury.

Westbrook made a foul shot to give Oklahoma City an 85-84 lead with 7:38 left. Anthony shot 5 of 20, and the Thunder wound up at 38.8 percent.

Westbrook led all scorers with 31 points but shot 10 of 27 and scored only five points in the fourth quarter.

The Thunder held a 16-point advantage late in the first quarter, but the Nets gradually came back.

The Brooklyn Nets arrive to Mexico City following a 110-90 away win against the Atlanta Hawks. They visit Toronto on December 15.

He successfully shadowed Russell Westbrook at times as the Nets (10-14) completed their biggest comeback since rallying from 18 points down to beat the Los Angeles Clippers in double overtime on November 29, 2017.



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