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Jazz star Donovan Mitchell gets huge update amid concussion protocol

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell suffered a head injury during the first quarter of his team’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers on January 17. After the game, Mitchell was placed in the league’s concussion protocols, where he has remained for the past four games. However, with games coming up this weekend on Friday and […] The post Jazz star Donovan Mitchell gets huge update amid concussion protocol appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Boston Celtics Blog | ESPN Boston

The mysterious fall and harrowing story of an NBA center

In his first public comments since the Tokyo Olympics, NBA center Aron Baynes details the freak injury that left him unable to walk and alone inside a Japanese hospital.

The Salt Lake Tribune

Donovan Mitchell could return this weekend, but Rudy Gobert’s status is more iffy

Donovan Mitchell has missed the Utah Jazz’s past five games with a concussion, but could return this weekend. Meanwhile, center Rudy Gobert's strained left calf — suffered late in Sunday’s loss to the Warriors — is considered a relatively mild injury, but his timeline to return is murky.

The Dream Shake

Usman Garuba out six to eight weeks

Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports A tough break for the rookie. Usman Garuba was recently recalled by the Houston Rockets from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, and now we have a good idea why. A report was released today by Adrian Wojarnowski that the firt year forward would be out six to eight weeks after he undergoes wrist surgery. Silas said of how Garuba’s injury occurred: “He fell. I was talking to him about it. He was like, ‘Yeah, I fell, and I didn’t think it was that bad.’ But it turns out it’s pretty bad. He’s going to be out for a while. There is...

Grizzly Bear Blues

Recap: Hustle swept by Lakers in Southaven

Photo by Jeff Bottari/NBAE via Shaq Buchanan’s efforts not enough as Lakers defeat shorthanded Hustle The Hustle wrapped up their two game set with the South Bay Lakers earlier tonight after falling to the Lakers on Monday. The Hustle trailed by 21 in the 3rd quarter Monday but were able to cut the lead down to 4 before they ultimately lost by 8. The injuries continued to pile on for the Hustle heading into tonight’s matchup. They were without Ahmad Caver for the second straight game and lost David Stockton to a shoulder injury in the 3rd quarter of Monday...

Blazer's Edge

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks Game Day Thread

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports It’s a battle of the back-to-backs. The Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks face off tonight, and both teams are on the second night of a back-to-back after losses. The Blazers had a close one against the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107, while the Mavericks lost to the Warriors 130-92. Wednesday, January 26- 7:00 p.m. PTHow to watch on TV: Root Sports NW, NBA League PassBlazers injuries: Damian Lillard (out), Larry Nance Jr. (out), Cody Zeller (out)Mavericks injuries: Tim Hardaway Jr. (out), Sterling Brown (out)SBN Affiliate: Mavs...

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LeBron James’ surprising injury status for Lakers clash vs. 76ers

Some late, breaking news on Thursday afternoon: LeBron James has been downgraded to questionable for the Los Angeles Lakers clash with the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center, hours before tip-off. Left knee soreness was cited by the Lakers as the reason for his surprise inclusion on the injury report. LeBron did not mention […] The post LeBron James’ surprising injury status for Lakers clash vs. 76ers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Blazers get season-ending shoulder injury update on Nassir Little

Nassir Little’s shoulder injury is far worse than initially anticipated. Less than 24 hours after Chauncey Billups described the third-year forward as “day-to-day,” the Portland Trail Blazers announced on Thursday that an MRI revealed Little suffered a labral tear in his left shoulder. An MRI taken January 26 revealed Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little with […] The post Blazers get season-ending shoulder injury update on Nassir Little appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA trade rumors: Myles Turner’s injury hindered momentum on Pacers-Blazers deal

The Indiana Pacers have been an NBA trade rumors powerhouse ahead of the February 10 trade deadline, and among players on the team who have generated significant interest is big man Myles Turner. But just when it looked like Turner was prime to be shipped, he suffered a lower-body injury that hindered affected the framework […] The post NBA trade rumors: Myles Turner’s injury hindered momentum on Pacers-Blazers deal appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bright Side Of The Sun

Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (37-9) @ Utah Jazz (30-18)

Photo by Christian Petersen/ For the second time in three nights, it’s PHX vs UTA! Plenty to talk about with this one, especially considering the injuries. So let’s talk about it!

NESN.com

Another (Mostly) Clean Injury Report Good Sign For Celtics Vs. Hawks

If the Boston Celtics can get health on their side they might be able to right the ship. The team is just barely above .500, but its preferred starting five has only logged 14 games together. Despite that, the group including Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford and Rob Williams is the best […] The post Another (Mostly) Clean Injury Report Good Sign For Celtics Vs. Hawks appeared first on NESN.com.

Nothin' But Nets

Is there a chance that Joe Harris won’t play again for the Nets this year?

If it’s not one thing, it’s another. The Brooklyn Nets continue to get pummeled by what feels like a never-ending wave. For instance, Joe Harris had ankle surgery on Nov. 29 and was supposed to be out for four-to-eight weeks, and it’s been over eight weeks and there’s no return date in sight. Steve Nash […] Is there a chance that Joe Harris won’t play again for the Nets this year? - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - Brooklyn Nets News and Fan Community

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Pacers get positive injury update on Myles Turner amid trade rumors

The Indiana Pacers have been without their star center Myles Turner for the last couple weeks. Turner was diagnosed with a stress reaction in his left foot he sustained on January 14th against the Phoenix Suns. On Thursday, the Pacers received positive news on Turner’s progress. Rick Carlisle: “Myles (Turner) had another scan. The news […] The post Pacers get positive injury update on Myles Turner amid trade rumors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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James Wiseman’s return hit with harsh reality by Warriors coach Steve Kerr

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr recently talked about Dubs youngster James Wiseman and his road to recovery from a major knee injury. Unfortunately, coach Kerr did not have a very positive update about the 20-year-old’s current status. Kerr could not hide his frustration as he discussed Wiseman’s injury. The Dubs shot-caller admitted that […] The post James Wiseman’s return hit with harsh reality by Warriors coach Steve Kerr appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Sixer Sense

76ers Game Tonight: 76ers vs Lakers Odds, Starting Lineup, Injury Report, & Predictions Jan. 27

76ers vs Lakers Odds Tonight Coming off back-to-back wins, the 28-19 Philadelphia 76ers look to extend their winning streak to three as they host the 24-24 Los Angeles Lakers tonight at 7:30 PM EST. WynnBET has the 76ers as 2.5-point favorites and -140 on the moneyline (bet $14 to win $10) while the over-under is […] 76ers Game Tonight: 76ers vs Lakers Odds, Starting Lineup, Injury Report, & Predictions Jan. 27 - The Sixer Sense - The Sixer Sense - A Philadelphia 76ers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Pacers Myles Turner (foot) could return "sooner than later," T.J. Warren (foot) now playing one-on-one

"This is going the way it was expected to go, which is more of a short-term type thing," Rick Carlisle said regarding Myles Turner's injury.      

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: LeBron James Looks Forward To Growing Big 3’s Chemistry After Return Of Anthony Davis

The Los Angeles Lakers’ Big 3 has reunited for the first time in over a month, as Anthony Davis returned from his knee injury...

Pounding The Rock

The terrifying ordeal of Aron Baynes

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via A mysterious injury at the Tokyo Olympics left the Big Banger alone, in pain, and fearing he would never walk again. Some Spurs fans may have noticed the conspicuous absence this season of a former player and fan favorite from their championship days. Aussie big man Aron Baynes, who was supposed to be entering the second year of a $14 million contract with the Toronto Raptors, was waived back in August. It seemed like an odd move, and the only explanation given at the time was he was dealing with a back issue. However, perhaps no one...

Blazer's Edge

Nassir Little Suffers Torn Labrum

Photo by Steph Chambers/ UPDATE: He will likely be out for the rest of the season. In the fourth quarter of the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Nassir Little of the Portland Trail Blazers got his arm tangled up with Karl-Anthony Towns, and Little’s reaction was immediate. Despite Little’s initial assessment that he was being a “drama queen,” an MRI has revealed that Little tore his labrum in his left shoulder, the team announced this morning. UPDATE: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that the injury “is likely to sideline [Little] for the rest of...

CelticsBlog

Boston Celtics Daily Links 1/27/22

Grant Williams vs Wizards 1/23/22 | Photo by Scott Taetsch/ All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Rob on the lob Globe Here’s why Robert Williams is so crucial on the floor for Jayson Tatum 7-foot-2-inch Bol Bol slowly acclimating himself to the Celtics while rehabbing a foot injury Celtics Green Here’s Why Marcus Smart Should NOT Be Traded CelticsBlog Realistic Boston Celtics trade targets: guards Ime Udoka: Bol Bol with team, P.J. Dozier still rehabbing Boston Celtics Are the Boston Celtics fun again? Why Nuggets point guard...

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Steve Nash reveals single possible reason for James Harden’s displeasure with Nets

Things are not so peachy these days for the Brooklyn Nets. It was recently revealed that James Harden isn’t too pleased with the team and wants to test the waters in free agency in the offseason. With Kevin Durant’s extended absence due to an MCL injury and the still-unvaccinated Kyrie Irving only being a part-time […] The post Steve Nash reveals single possible reason for James Harden’s displeasure with Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blog a Bull

Bulls vs. Raptors game preview and OPEN THREAD: let’s forget that last two games happened

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports This should be the new normal, pending more horrible injuries Bulls are back tonight, as they had their now-customary single day off and have their 3rd game in 4 nights. But it’s at home. And after seeing guys return from injury and then DeRozan being held out for rest, this game tonight should be the start of the squad for the next 6 weeks or so. Or at least until the trade deadline. Because everyone out now will be out for a while. Alex Caruso and Lonzo Ball are rehabbing from surgery. Crazily a new one has been added to the ‘6-8...

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Ime Udoka: Bol Bol with team, P.J. Dozier still rehabbing

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via It’s not much, but it’s an update on the status of Boston’s recent acquisitions. It has been eight days since the Boston Celtics acquired Bol Bol and PJ Dozier in one of this season’s first trades, and we’ve yet to hear a peep on either player from the organization. Obviously, neither will be playing any time soon — Bol has been scheduled to have surgery on his injured foot that will hold him out for 8-to-12 weeks; Dozier tore his ACL earlier this season and is out indefinitely. But typically, you hear something. Finally,...

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Chicago Bulls must tread lightly when it comes to trading Patrick Williams

It wasn’t long ago when the Chicago Bulls were 27-11 and in firm control of the top of the Eastern Conference. But some ugly losses and brutal injuries later, and now the Bulls have fallen back to the pack to sit at 29-17. While that’s still second in the East, extended absences for Lonzo Ball, […] The post Chicago Bulls must tread lightly when it comes to trading Patrick Williams appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Los Angeles Times

Return of Anthony Davis has the Lakers feeling like the worst might be behind them

The timing of Anthony Davis' return from an injury, with the Lakers needing to slow down 76ers center Joel Embiid on Thursday, couldn't be better.

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 ✔