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Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Philip Rivers is questionable, but Chargers ‘hopeful’ he clears concussion protocol

Rivers' condition has improved, but whether or not he will make his 195th consecutive career start remains uncertain.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Woodbridge quarterback Nick Nash out of CIF playoff game with a knee injury

Woodbridge’s senior quarterback Nick Nash has suffered a meniscus injury in his left knee and will not play for the Warriors tonight (Friday, Nov. 17) in their CIF-SS Division 9 second round playoff game against Mayfair at University, Woodbridge Coach Rick Gibson said Friday. Nash injured his knee in the second half of last week’s […]

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Proposal withdrawn for mental health crisis clinic in Tustin after contentious public hearing

TUSTIN Weeks after residents lined up at a Planning Commission hearing to denounce a mental health crisis clinic under consideration, the county — in conjunction with St. Joseph Hospital of Orange — retracted the proposal. On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Planning Commission voted to “accept and file” two letters withdrawing the request to place an Exodus […]

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Philip Rivers practices, but Kellen Clemens is ready for potential debut as Chargers starter

Kellen Clemens has only thrown 10 passes since joining the Chargers in 2014, but he's ready to step in against the Bills if Philip Rivers doesn't clear the concussion protocol.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Chris Wagner, Derek Grant stepping up for injury-plagued Ducks

Accustomed to playing fourth-line grinding roles, the players occupy the Ducks' top two center spots because of long-term absences of Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes short training camp to blame for injuries

Coach isn't looking for additional exhibition games, but another week spent practicing before preseason games begin would perhaps help curtail injuries.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Wolf: Can Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen revive crosstown rivalry?

After two years and multiple injuries, USC quarterback Sam Darnold and UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen will finally square off. They could be top two QBs in next NFL draft.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Clippers falter late against 76ers, lose their sixth in a row

Injury-plagued, road-weary team rallies from a 14-point first-half deficit, but can't complete comeback in a 109-105 loss - their eighth in their past nine games.

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Popovich rules Lauvergne out for Tuesday night’s Spurs game

DALLAS – Spurs coach Gregg Popovich ruled forward Joffrey Lauvergne out for Tuesday night’s game against the Mavericks. Popovich said last week he was hopeful Lauvergne would return to the court in Dallas after missing 10 games with a sprained right ankle. In Monday’s injury report, the Spurs listed Lauvergne as questionable, but Popovich said

New York Post

D’Angelo Russell exits with knee injury as Nets fall to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — The Nets point guard problems just hit DEFCON 1. With Jeremy Lin out for the season and Spencer Dinwiddie missing time with a hamstring injury, D’Angelo Russell limped off the court late in Saturday’s 114-106 loss at Utah. Russell poured in 26 points to share game-high honors but hurt his left...

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Spurs injury list grows

SAN ANTONIO – The Spurs will face the Bulls on Saturday night with an injury depleted lineup after coach Gregg Popovich ruled starting shooting guard Danny Green and backup shooting guard Manu Ginobili out for the final game of a six-game homestand. Ginobili is out for rest purposes, which is no surprise considering Saturday’s game

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Chargers right tackle Joe Barksdale misses third straight game with foot injury

In and out of the Chargers' starting lineup since training camp, the veteran lineman was replaced by former third-round pick Michael Schofield.

New York Post

Nets get refreshing, merely bad D’Angelo Russell news

Brooklyn’s injury woes are so bad that D’Angelo Russell being diagnosed with a left knee contusion qualifies as a mild relief. It’s not good. It’s sure as heck not great. But the Nets have gotten use to catastrophic, especially at the point guard position. Russell was forced out of Saturday night’s loss in Utah with...

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Ginobili doubtful for Spurs game with Chicago

SAN ANTONIO – Manu Ginobili is doubtful for Saturday night’s game with Chicago, according to the Spurs injury report. Ginobili is expected to rest after scoring a season-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting in 25 minutes in Friday night’s 94-87 loss to Milwaukee. Joffrey Lauvergne (ankle), Kawhi Leonard (quad), Tony Parker (quad) and Derrick White

Sports Illustrated

X-Rays Negative on Jayson Tatum's Ankle, MRI Results Still Pending

X-Rays on Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum's ankle came back negative, while MRI results are still pending.

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Denzel Perryman ready to spark Chargers defense after preseason ankle surgery

After sitting out half the season with an ankle injury, linebacker Denzel Perryman is more than ready to play in an NFL game.

New York Post

How Isaiah Whitehead is making his dwindling shots count

PORTLAND — With the Nets injury riddled and shorthanded, Kenny Atkinson quipped they had to go to the bullpen in rushing Isaiah Whitehead cross country. And the young guard gave them relief. After being relegated from mainstay to afterthought this year, toiling in the G League, Whitehead finally got another chance with Brooklyn, and he...

New York Post

Nuggets enjoy Nets’ turnovers, frontcourt issues in easy win

DENVER — The altitude, the injuries, the back-to-back games: Take all the excuses and flush them. Here’s the bottom line. The Nets didn’t handle the ball, couldn’t handle Denver’s Nikola Jokic, and got handed a 112-104 loss to the Nuggets that was more lopsided than it sounds. “We just gave it up. We coughed it...

Orange County Register

Josh Rosen practices as UCLA hopes to reboot offense

Star quarterback suffered a concussion Oct. 28 that kept him out of Friday's game against Utah.

Orange County Register

Crash on Santiago Canyon Road kills 1, hospitalizes another

ORANGE – One man was killed and a woman was sent to the hospital after two cars collided on Santiago Canyon Road Tuesday afternoon. At about 12:25 p.m., a man driving a sedan lost control and veered across the center median on Santiago Canyon Road near Hunters Way and collided with an SUV, said Sgt. […]

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has cheekbone fracture, out up to 2 months

Getzlaf, struck near his left eye Oct. 29 at Carolina, underwent surgery to repair 'complex fracture' of zygomatic bone.

Orange County Register

Garage fire in Placentia causes $120,000 in damages

PLACENTIA A woman sustained minor injuries following a garage fire at her home Monday night, Nov. 6, authorities said. The woman, who is in her 50s and was not identified, returned to her residence in the 1000 block of Driftwood Circle shortly before 7:30 p.m. and found her detached garage ablaze, Orange County Fire Authority […]

New York Post

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson gives Nets scare after hip injury

PHOENIX — Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was forced out of the Nets’ win in Phoenix with a right-hip contusion. Neither he nor coach Kenny Atkinson would rule him out of Tuesday’s game at the Nuggets. “He got hit in the hip. We’ll evaluate [him Tuesday] morning and see if he’s ready to go,” Atkinson said. Hollis-Jefferson had...

Lakers Blog | Orange County Register

Fiery 605 Freeway crash backs up traffic in Norwalk

NORWALK — A fiery multi-vehicle crash on the northbound 605 Freeway in the Norwalk area today resulted in some injuries and blocked at least two lanes for about 90 minutes, bringing traffic to a complete stop, authorities said. The crash was reported at 5:28 a.m. at Firestone Boulevard, said California Highway Patrol Officer Peter Nicholson. […]

Orange County Register

UCLA football trying to navigate through dark times

The Bruins have now lost leading receiver to a season-ending knee injury and might have to play No. 3 quarterback against Arizona State.

Sports Illustrated

James Harden's Hot Hand Complicates Chris Paul's Eventual Return

James Harden has Houston's offense humming once again. Will the Rockets turn over the keys to Chris Paul once he returns from injury? Or will a different strategy reveal itself?

Orange County Register

74-year-old man struck by Jeep in Anaheim, suffers life-threatening injuries

A 74-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday, Nov. 4 when he struck in a crosswalk by a vehicle making a turn, police said. A man, age 27, driving a Jeep Wrangler was turning north onto South Lemon Street from East Orangefair Mall when he struck the man around 4:10 p.m., said Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt. The older […]

Paul George interview talks Celtics, Hayward injury, new baby and Westbrook's book | NBA on ESPN

Paul George interview talks the Boston Celtics, the Gordon Hayward injury, his new baby and Russell Westbrook's new fashion book. ✔

Gordon Hayward gives leg injury update in Celtics' press conference | NBA on ESPN

Gordon Hayward gives a leg injury update in his first Celtics' press conference since sustaining the injury against the Cleveland Cavaliers. ✔

Tyronn Lue on Tristan Thompson injury and starting Jae Crowder | NBA on ESPN

Tyronn Lue on Tristan Thompson injury and starting Jae Crowder for the Cleveland Cavaliers. ✔