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  1. Festus Ezeli Out Indefinitely; An Injury-Plagued Season Gets An EndRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Rip City Project

    Dec 20, 2016; Sacramento, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli poses for a photo against the Sacramento Kings during the second quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Once thought of as a key player to-be for the Blazers, the big man will be out for the rest of the season-and his future hangs in the balance.

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  2. Portland Trail Blazers C Festus Ezeli to undergo rare knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | UPI

    Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli is expected to undergo a rare surgical procedure on his left knee that will involve the use of a cadaver donor. Ezeli has sought a donor for months but finding a matching donor was problematic because of his 6-foot-11 stature, sources told ESPN.com.

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  3. Sources: Festus Ezeli may get season-ending surgery on left kneeRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | ABC News

    Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli is contemplating a procedure on his left knee that would rule him out for the rest of the season, according to league sources. No final decision has been made, but sources told ESPN.com that Ezeli and the Trail Blazers are strongly considering the surgical route because Ezeli has not been able to play in Portland's first 29 games this season.

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  4. Report: Blazers' Ezeli may need knee surgery2016-12-18T00:48:46Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | NBA.com

    Six weeks turned into 12 weeks, over which time it apparently became clear to Portland center Festus Ezeli and the Trail Blazers that Ezeli's more conservative treatment of his aching left knee wasn't working. So now the 6-foot-11 center, a free agent signee who has yet to play for Portland, is likely headed to season-ending surgery, according to The Vertical.

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  5. Will Festus Ezeli Ever Play a Minute for the Trail Blazers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Rip City Project

    ... everything seems like a bargain. Why not take a relatively cheap flyer on a potentially elite rim protector? Festus Ezeli has been plagued by injuries throughout his basketball career and last year was no different. While Golden State put together ...

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  6. Festus Ezeli: Potential Off-Court ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Rip City Project

    Having recently received an injection of stem cells into his knees, the Trail Blazers new big man is already pulling at the heart strings of a fanbase that has been so cruelly decimated by injury issues throughout their history. Festus Ezeli has always been a project of sorts, as he started as a fourteen year old immigrant who'd never played ball before.

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  7. Damian Jones steps in again for Festus EzeliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | SFBay

    Damian Jones is used to the position he finds himself in with the Warriors. In fact, it's the same position he found himself in college at Vanderbilt - taking over for a departed Festus Ezeli .

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  8. Trail Blazers' Festus Ezeli grows from cast-off to 'monster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    A 6-foot-11, 255-pound defensive "monster" officially joined the Trail Blazers on Friday, when Festus Ezeli picked up a No. 31 uniform at an introductory news conference and pledged to block shots, rebound and bring a bit of nastiness to Rip City.

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  9. Trail Blazers sign center Festus EzeliRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | InsideHoops

    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed free agent center Festus Ezeli, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. The deal is reportedly a $15 million dollar contract over two years.

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  10. Warriors may look to move oft-injured Bogut to clear salary to sign DurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... less money to get a multiyear extension from the Warriors, but the team could clear the roster of its centers. Festus Ezeli is a restricted free agent, and the Warriors could part ways with him and Bogut if they sign Durant after a scheduled meeting ...

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  11. Free Agency Destination Predictions Part 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Boston Celtics

    ... at the 3 spot, and Barnes would fill it nicely without having to max him out, which is also the case for... Festus Ezeli : LA Lakers. Ezeli is also restricted. I don't expect Golden State to match an offer if it comes in a 4 years and about $55-$60 ...

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  12. Report: Warriors frustrated with Andrew Bogut, could trade him (which ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | MSNBC

    Golden State drafted Vanderbilt center Damian Jones with the No. 30 pick. Under certain scenarios, the Warriors could keep Festus Ezeli 's relatively low cap hold on the books, sign Durant then exceed the cap to re-sign Ezeli with his Bird Rights.

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  13. 2015-16 Warriors season review: Festus Ezeli improved, but is he worth keeping?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Golden State of Mind

    Festus Ezeli is on the verge of a huge payday. But, as Rusty Simmons of the S.F. Chronicle described yesterday, he's one of many Warriors free agents caught in a holding pattern as the Warriors pursue Kevin Durant.

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  14. Warriors targeting four different big men [report]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    ... if this means the team would try and trade Andrew Bogut and his $16.6 million cap hit for the 2016-17 season. Festus Ezeli is a restricted free agent and there hasn't been much on the rumor mill about whether he will be back in a Warriors jersey ...

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  15. Al Horford A Target For The WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Soaring Down South

    Because the Warriors don't play a traditional big man for the bulk of the game, the Cavaliers attacked the basket at will while pummeling them with rebounds consistently. The injury to Andrew Bogut and the inability of both Bogut and Festus Ezeli on both ends of the floor hurt the Warriors to the core, in which they went out and drafted a big man in Damian Jones from Vanderbilt.

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  16. 2016 NBA Rookie Season Predictions for Every First-Round PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... steals, 1.6 blocks, 23.4 PER The parallels between Damian Jones and Golden State Warriors restricted free agent Festus Ezeli are easily drawn. Both are athletic, shot-blocking bigs out of Vanderbilt who landed with Dub Nation at the 30th overall ...

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  17. Warriors draft picks ready for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Patrick McCaw, left, sits next to Damian Jones as Jones answers questions during a press conference. OAKLAND >> Warriors first-round draft pick Damian Jones came into contact with the Larry O'Brien Trophy when Festus Ezeli brought it to Vanderbilt campus last summer.

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  18. Warriors introduce new draft picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Warriors first-round draft pick Damian Jones came into contact with the Larry O'Brien Trophy when Festus Ezeli brought it to Vanderbilt campus last summer. It was his first time meeting Ezeli, also a center from Vanderbilt.

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  19. Warriors show poise on draft night with picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Blue Man Hoop

    ... round with guard Patrick McCaw. It's likely these picks are to be put in place in the event a free agent like a Festus Ezeli leaves the team. It also is about more than just that as well. These moves allow the Warriors to get younger and it also ...

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  20. Golden State Warriors Draft Vanderbilt Big ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... guys are hard to come by." Jones, who declared for the NBA following his junior year, joins fellow Commodore Festus Ezeli as a 30th overall pick. Jones, who turns 21 in a week, leaves Vanderbilt with 1,313 points and 167 blocks, second on the ...

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