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Former Warriors guard Barbosa's dog found after plea for help

Former Warriors guard Barbosa's dog found after plea for help

UPDATE (4:15pm on Wednesday) -- Leandro Barbosa's dog Maya was located Wednesday afternoon by a police officer.

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If you live in Phoenix or the surrounding area, Leandro Barbosa needs your help.

The former Warriors guard took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon because his dog, Maya, is missing.

Barbosa signed a two-year deal with the Suns last offseason.

He played for the Warriors the prior two years, winning the title in 2015.

The 33-year old scored in double figures in Games 1, 2 and 6 of last year's Finals.
 

Victor Oladipo injury: Pacers star suffers serious right knee injury

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Victor Oladipo injury: Pacers star suffers serious right knee injury

The Indiana Pacers are playing some really good basketball, but they just suffered a potentially devastating blow to the hopes of making a deep run in the playoffs.

All-Star guard Victor Oladipo sustained a gruesome-looking right knee injury during the Pacers' game against the Raptors on Wednesday.

The injury occurred with just over four minutes remaining in the second quarter. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry tried to hit forward Pascal Siakam with an outlet pass. Oladipo attempted to break up the pass and it appears his knee buckled.

On the Pacers' Fox Sports Indiana broadcast, you can hear Oladipo screaming. When the trainers made a quick assessment of what had happened, they put a towel over his knee.

Oladipo was put on a stretcher and wheeled to the locker room.

The Pacers have announced that Oladipo suffered a "serious injury" to his right knee and will undergo an MRI.

The Warriors are set to take on the Pacers on Monday night in Indiana.

Oladipo made his first All-Star team last season. This season, he's averaging 19.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.

The Pacers are all too familiar with serious leg injuries to their stars. In 2014, Paul George broke his right leg during a during a scrimmage for the US national team prior to the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Wizards coach Scott Brooks believes Warriors have six Hall of Famers

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Wizards coach Scott Brooks believes Warriors have six Hall of Famers

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant are locks to make the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame.

Klay Thompson, DeMarcus Cousins and Draymond Green are multiple time All-Stars and all have Gold medals from the 2016 Summer Olympics. They are all young, and if they continue on their current trajectory, they should be enshrined at the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

But Andre Iguodala? The debate surround his candidacy has been raging for a few years.

On Wednesday, while he was addressing the media ahead of the Wizards' game against the Warriors on Thursday, Washington head coach Scott Brooks revealed where he falls on the argument regarding Iguodala,

"Yeah, they're good. They have, what, six Hall of Famers you can say? Potential Hall of Famers," Brooks told the media in Washington. "They're a good team."

When asked by a reporter if he thought Iguodala was a Hall of Famer, Brooks said he does. He asked the media how many All-Star Games Iguodala had been to and was surprised when the answer was one. When a reporter mentioned that Iguodala has an Olympic Gold medal and was named Finals MVP, Brooks nodded in approval.

After answering a few more questions, Brooks circled back to the Iguodala question and entered into this funny exchange with a few reporters.

Brooks: You don't think Iggy's a Hall of Famer?

Reporter 1: I think he's the most interesting case. I'm not sure.

Reporter 2: Borderline.

Reporter 1: He's like the Shawn Marion. It could go either way

Brooks: So now they have five Hall of Famers. They're not as good.