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Backseat passenger in fiery Bronx crash dies from his injuries

A backseat passenger who suffered serious head injuries in a fiery single-car crash in the Bronx has died, police said Thursday. Rohan Saunds, 22, passed away at the hospital Monday after sustaining massive head and chest wounds in the Sept. 9 crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Allerton, cops...

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard cleared from concussion protocol

The Giants’ wide receiver carousel continued Thursday. Sterling Shepard cleared the concussion protocol and practiced, but both of last week’s starting receivers sat out. Bennie Fowler (hamstring) and Cody Latimer (concussion) both missed practice. Fowler and Latimer were the starting wideouts...

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Cameron Mathison shares uplifting update after surgery to remove tumor from his kidney

Actor and entertainer Cameron Mathison shared some uplifting news following surgery to remove a tumor from his right kidney. The former “All My Children” star, 50, told “Good Morning America” that he’s doing well in the days after the operation and recently received an encouraging medical update....

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Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas reveals he hurt his thumb playing defense

Washington Wizards point guard Isaiah Thomas underwent successful surgery to repair a rupture of the radial collateral ligament of his left thumb on Wednesday. The injury occurred during routine workouts on Monday. Thomas is expected to miss 6-8 weeks before returning to action. The Wizards guard revealed on Twitter that he hurt his thumb playing […] The post Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas reveals he hurt his thumb playing defense appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Report: NBA grants $1.75 million disabled player exception to Lakers for DeMarcus Cousins injury

The NBA has reportedly granted the Los Angeles Lakers a $1.75 million disabled player exception for the likely season-ending injury to DeMarcus Cousins. While the Lakers had quite an offseason in trading for Anthony Davis, Cousins’ injury back in August certainly wasn’t ideal since the team expected him to play a key role during the […] The post Report: NBA grants $1.75 million disabled player exception to Lakers for DeMarcus Cousins injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Dallas Mavericks: How Isaiah Thomas’ injury impacts the Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks host the Washington Wizards in their regular season opener on Oct. 23. Here is the impact of Isaiah Thomas’ injury on the Mavs. Dallas Mavericks supporters cannot wait for the season to begin. Reigning Rookie of the Year Luka Doncic is looking to take another step forward in year two. Kristaps Porzingis […] Dallas Mavericks: How Isaiah Thomas’ injury impacts the Mavs - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Vaping-related illnesses climb to 500 in U.S. as officials confirm criminal probe

The number of patients diagnosed with vaping-related lung injuries has climbed to 530, with cases spanning nearly 40 U.S. states, authorities confirmed on Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said it’s launched a criminal investigation into the mysterious illnesses...

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Lakers Granted $1.75 Million Disabled Player Exception For DeMarcus Cousins Injury

Heading into the 2019-20 NBA season, there was great optimism for the Los Angeles Lakers, especially with DeMarcus...

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First look at Kevin Durant in Nets uniform

Kevin Durant wore his new No. 7 Brooklyn Nets jersey for the first time on Thursday. Nets fans got their first look at Durant in his new threads. The 2019-20 season is slowly approaching and, even though Durant is expected to miss the entire year recovering from his Achilles injury, it’s still surreal for fans […] The post First look at Kevin Durant in Nets uniform appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Pacers GM Chad Buchanan confident Victor Oladipo will return to dominant self

Indiana Pacers general manager Chad Buchanan isn’t worried about Victor Oladipo being a different type of player once he returns from injury. Oladipo continues to rehab, and while there’s still no timetable for his return to the court, it’s clear that he’s working hard to get back on track this season. And while there are […] The post Pacers GM Chad Buchanan confident Victor Oladipo will return to dominant self appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Wizards have no plans for major point guard reinforcements after Isaiah Thomas injury

Despite losing Isaiah Thomas to a left thumb injury which required surgery, the Washington Wizards do not have plans to bring in significant reinforcements, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington. Thomas underwent successful surgery to repair a rupture of the radial collateral ligament of his left thumb. The injury occurred during routine workouts […] The post Wizards have no plans for major point guard reinforcements after Isaiah Thomas injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Wizards PG Isaiah Thomas undergoes surgery to repair thumb ligament, out 6-8 weeks

Washington Wizards point guard Isaiah Thomas has undergone surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb, sidelining him for six-to-eight weeks, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. More to come. The post Wizards PG Isaiah Thomas undergoes surgery to repair thumb ligament, out 6-8 weeks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas has surgery on thumb, expected to miss 6-8 weeks

Thomas was signed by Washington early in free agency to help fill the hole at point guard caused by John Wall’s Achilles’ injury.

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Report: Pelicans apply for disabled player exception due to Darius Miller injury

Darius Miller is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season due to a torn Achilles he suffered a month ago. Because of the this, the New Orleans Pelicans have applied for a disabled player exception for their injured forward, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium: The New Orleans Pelicans have applied for a […] The post Report: Pelicans apply for disabled player exception due to Darius Miller injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Stephen Curry Wants To Play For Team USA At The 2020 Olympics

Following a disappointing exit from the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Team USA has set their eyes set on a gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics. In an interview with ESPN‘s Rachel Nichols, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry revealed his wish to play for Team USA in the upcoming tournament. “That is the plan, for sure. You know, obviously knock on wood, you don’t want any injuries or things like that to interfere. Definitely wanna go, I’ve never been on the Olympic team,” Curry revealed. The two-time NBA MVP has always maintained interest in participating in the...

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Pelicans news: Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball are full participants in New Orleans’ voluntary offseason workouts

The New Orleans Pelicans’ Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball may be nursing serious injuries but that hasn’t stopped the pair from participating in informal scrimmages that’s atypical of the offseason. According to ESPN’s Andrew Lopez, the pair have been full participants in workouts in New Orleans with both players not showing any signs of restriction […] The post Pelicans news: Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball are full participants in New Orleans’ voluntary offseason workouts appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Victor Oladipo still has no timetable to return to Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are still unsure when shooting guard Victor Oladipo will be ready to play again. Oladipo is recovering from a ruptured quad tendon in his knee. The Pacers star suffered the injury on Jan. 23 against the Toronto Raptors. Via Akeem Glaspie of Indy Star: The NBA preseason is just three weeks away and […] The post Victor Oladipo still has no timetable to return to Pacers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry sets third MVP award as a goal

Stephen Curry has the unique chance to showcase his MVP form once again at the wake of Kevin Durant’s departure and Klay Thompson’s unfortunate torn ACL injury, which should leave him out of action until February or March. The Golden State Warriors talisman could very possibly be in the running for the award, now that […] The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry sets third MVP award as a goal appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry wants to be smart about his minutes in upcoming season

Stephen Curry is bound for a heavy minutes load in this upcoming 2019-20 season after a hefty loss of firepower with Kevin Durant’s departure and Klay Thompson’s injury. However he’s not expecting his playing time going through the roof in order to rack up wins, still fully aware that in order to thrive in the […] The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry wants to be smart about his minutes in upcoming season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan will enter franchise record book

Brooklyn Nets newcomers Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan have yet to step on the court, but they’ll soon have a place in the team’s record book. The Brooklyn Nets’ signings of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan have correctly been viewed as huge for the franchise from Day 1. Although Durant’s injury will likely […] Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan will enter franchise record book - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Pistons coach Dwane Casey expects Reggie Jackson to ‘hit the ground running once camp starts’

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey expects starting point guard Reggie Jackson to “hit the ground running once camp starts” since he didn’t have to deal with an injury this summer. Jackson has dealt with injuries in the last two offseasons. This summer, however, the Pistons guard was healthy and is primed for a big […] The post Pistons coach Dwane Casey expects Reggie Jackson to ‘hit the ground running once camp starts’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jerry Colangelo on Team USA Collapse: ‘This Will Bother Me Until the 2020 Olympics’

Some are taking Team USA’s disastrous showing in the FIBA World Cup lightly. Jerry Colangelo is not one of those people. “I believe that if we didn’t have those injuries, we would have won.”

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Derrick Rose: A tragic injury history toppled a promising career

There was a time when Derrick Rose was considered one of the best players in the NBA. He was an MVP. He was explosive. He was exciting. He was changing the point guard position. But one fateful afternoon in April 2012 altered the course of his career forever. In spite of the fact that the […] The post Derrick Rose: A tragic injury history toppled a promising career appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Dwane Casey admits there ‘might be situations’ where Pistons look to rest Derrick Rose

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey admits there “might be situations” where the team looks to rest Derrick Rose, which is why they signed Tim Frazier this offseason. Rose only played in 51 games last season with the Minnesota Timberwolves and is prone to injuries. The Pistons want to make sure Rose and starter Reggie […] The post Dwane Casey admits there ‘might be situations’ where Pistons look to rest Derrick Rose appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Yao Ming: The former Rockets star’s influence on basketball overseas

After deciding to call it a career after just eight injury-plagued seasons in the NBA, it is without question that former Houston Rockets superstar Yao Ming will forever be one of the biggest what-if’s of the sport. At just 30 years of age, Yao was forced to retire from the league after a slew of […] The post Yao Ming: The former Rockets star’s influence on basketball overseas appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Jets backup QB Trevor Siemian leaves game in 2nd quarter after late hit from Browns’ Myles Garrett

Jets backup QB Trevor Siemian had to leave Monday night’s game against the Browns with an apparent leg injury after DE Myles Garrett flattened him as he was backpedaling with 7:47 left in the second quarter. Siemian’s ankle appeared to roll inward during the hit, while his foot seemed to almost...

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Western Conference scout doesn’t think Justise Winslow should play point guard for Heat

Justise Winslow wants to play point guard for the Miami Heat next season and doesn’t see himself butting heads with Goran Dragic. Dragic played in only 36 games for the Heat last season due to a knee injury which required surgery, so Miami played Winslow at the point guard spot. The lefty averaged 12.6 points, […] The post Western Conference scout doesn’t think Justise Winslow should play point guard for Heat appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Zach LaVine hoping to improve his playmaking, limit turnovers in 2019-20 season

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Zach LaVine proved he was back to his old self after a breakout season to follow his return from injury with his new team after three seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The 24-year-old put up a career-high 23.7 points and 4.5 assists per game while rendering his most efficient shooting season, […] The post Zach LaVine hoping to improve his playmaking, limit turnovers in 2019-20 season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Draymond Green will be an All-NBA performer this season - Jalen Rose | Jalen & Jacoby

Jalen Rose and David Jacoby react to Steve Kerr's comments about the Golden State Warriors in the 2019-20 NBA season, with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and D'Angelo Russell leading the way with Klay Thompson recovering from an ACL injury and Kevin Durant

Kobe explains why Kawhi chose the Clippers over the Lakers, gives KD injury advice | NBA Interview

Kobe Bryant analyzes Team USA's early exit in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, why Kawhi Leonard chose to sign with the LA Clippers instead of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019 NBA free agency and gives Kevin Durant advice on his rehabilitating Achilles t

Draymond Green is the key to the Warriors this season - Paul Pierce | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Paul Pierce discuss how the Golden State Warriors will fare during the 2019-20 NBA season during Klay Thompson's injury absence, with Pierce saying Draymond Green will be key. #TheJump #NBA #Sports ✔