Keeping up with Perk: Thunder drop Game 4 to Heat

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Keeping up with Perk: Thunder drop Game 4 to Heat

The Miami Heat are one win away from the NBA championship after capturing Game 4 of the NBA Finals, 104-98, against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. See how former Boston Celticcurrent Thunder starting center Kendrick Perkins performed in the game:

Minutes: 18
Points: 4 (2-5 FG, 0-0 FT)
Rebounds: 3 (0 offensive, 3 defensive)
Assists: 0
Blocks: 1
Turnovers: 3
Personal Fouls: 2
Technical Fouls: 0
-: 4

When asked about the limited minutes of the Thunder big men, including Perkins, in Game 4, head coach Scott Brooks said, You have to make decisions. I think our bigs have done a great job. You've got to pick the big. I thought Nick (Collison) was giving us good minutes, Serge (Ibaka) was giving us good minutes, and Perk was giving us good minutes. You've got to pick one of them. There's only so many minutes you can throw out to the team. What I'm more concerned with our quality of minutes is how they're played, and I thought everybody went in there and played great minutes with great effort, and that's what you love.

Perkins is averaging 4.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks in 26.2 minutes per game this postseason.

The Thunder and Heat will play Game 5 on Thursday night in Miami. The Heat lead the series, 3-1.

To see how Perk did in Game 3, click here. Here are the rundowns on
Perk's performances in Game 1 and Game 2.

Report: Cavs. Pacers, Nuggets discuss deal involving George, Love

Report: Cavs. Pacers, Nuggets discuss deal involving George, Love

Don’t count the Cleveland Cavaliers out of the Paul George sweepstakes just yet.

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes, the Cavaliers are still working on a way to get George with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in Ohio.

The latest rumor involves a three way deal being discussed between the Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers, and Denver Nuggets. According to Hayes, the deal would send George and Kenenth Faried to Cleveland and Kevin Love to Denver.

Presumably, Indiana would end up with good picks and a few young assets.

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