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Lakers Interview: Lonzo Ball on Stepping Up while Rondo Is Out With Hand Injury

Los Angeles Lakers Guard Lonzo Ball on Stepping Up while Rondo Is Out With Hand Injury. #Lakers #LonzoBall #LakersNation

Lakers Nation

Lakers Rumors: Rajon Rondo Facing Decision On Surgery, Could Miss 3-5 Weeks

Enthusiasm was tempered after the LeBron James moved into fifth place on the NBA all-time scoring list and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning to four games...

ClutchPoints

LeBron James addresses Rajon Rondo’s hand injury

The Los Angeles Lakers were dealt a big blow on Wednesday night when they lost starting point guard Rajon Rondo to a fractured hand. Lakers talisman LeBron James shared his thoughts on the injury after their victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. LeBron James on losing Rajon Rondo: Its tough. Hes one or our captains. […] The post LeBron James addresses Rajon Rondo’s hand injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blazer's Edge

Seth Curry Exits Game With Knee Injury

The Blazers guard did not return to Wednesday’s game against the Lakers. Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry exited Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers and will not return after suffering a knee injury in the first half. Per the team: Seth Curry (right knee injury) will not return.— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) November 15, 2018 It’s not immediately clear how he injured himself, but it is possible that it occurred during the following play: Curry may have banged knees with LeBron. He came up limping right after this... #ripcity pic.twitter.com/2jPYYRTSFO—...

ClutchPoints

Blazers news: Damian Lillard expected to play vs. Lakers despite knee injury

Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard will play tonight against the Los Angeles Lakers despite his injury. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Lillard will play tonight against the purple and gold: Sources on @TheAthleticNBA @WatchStadium: Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is expected to play tonight against the Lakers in Los Angeles. […] The post Blazers news: Damian Lillard expected to play vs. Lakers despite knee injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

www.chron.com

Rockets injury report: Gerald Green, Gary Clark questionable vs. Warriors

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said forward Gerald Green will be "questionable, if not doubtful," for Thursday's game against the Warriors at Toyota Center.

Pounding The Rock

Open Thread: Don’t blink, Derrick White’s taking over

The young Colorado guard has bounced back from injury with a vengeance Derrick White He keeps his composure. He’s strong on the defensive end. His passing his on point. He finds multiple ways to create for himself and his teammates. Derrick White is only four games into the season, and already he’s looking like the kind of player Spurs fans can get on board with. In this play, White makes a move to the basket, gets blocked from behind, catches the loose ball back, jumps in to the basket and away from the defender, and gets the lay up. Quite impressive considering he’d just been...

Rip City Project

Maurice Harkless May Return Soon for the Portland Trail Blazers

Maurice Harkless has appeared in only five games this season for the Portland Trail Blazers due to a knee injury. However, he may finally return during the Blazers current road trip. Maurice Harkless has missed the majority of the young season due to a sore knee. There have not been many updates concerning Harkless’s status, […] Maurice Harkless May Return Soon for the Portland Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Golden State Of Mind

Preview: Warriors hope to return focus to the basketball court as they visit the Rockets

Stephen Curry is out with an injury, but all eyes will be on the Kevin Durant and Draymond Green dynamics. Praise Threesus — it’s time to get these guys back on the court and out of their own heads! Game Details WHO: Golden State Warriors (12-3) at Houston Rockets (6-7) WHEN: Thursday, November 15 5 p.m. WHERE: Toyota Center — Houston, TX WATCH: NBCSBA, TNT RADIO: 95.7 The Game Blog Buddy: The Dream Shake After a shaky start, the Rockets are starting to get back on track Houston has not looked much like the team that took the Golden State Warriors to seven games in the Western...

Blazer's Edge

Lakers Guard Rajon Rondo Fractures Hand

The veteran is expected to miss “at least a couple weeks”. The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 126-117 tonight but they lost guard Rajon Rondo to a hand injury in the process. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN, Rondo fractured his hand and is expected to miss a couple weeks of play. Luke Walton says that Rajon Rondo fractured his hand and will be out for at least a couple weeks. We’ll update as we learn more.— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) November 15, 2018 Rondo has appeared in 10 games for the Lakers this year, his first in their uniform. He’s averaging 26.2...

ClutchPoints

Rockets guard Brandon Knight takes next step in return from knee surgery

Houston Rockets point guard Brandon Knight appears to have taken the next step in his recovery from knee surgery. Brandon Knight was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Houston Rockets in a deal for forward Ryan Anderson. The scoring guard missed the entire 2017-18 season with an ACL injury and had a minor cleanup on his […] The post Rockets guard Brandon Knight takes next step in return from knee surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NetsDaily

Spencer Dinwiddie talks to NetsDaily about Nets emotional roller-coaster

Pooch caught up with Spencer Dinwiddie Tuesday night at an NBA sneaker event. They talked about Caris LeVert’s injury ... and prognosis There isn’t much to be said after you witness your 24-year-old teammate endure what looked like one of the ugliest injuries in years. You put in so much time, so much work together to accomplish something together – as a team. And in Brooklyn, everybody is family, and that everybody feels each triumph and each devastation. Spencer Dinwiddie has been by Caris LeVert’s side since his rookie season. The two have become the poster-boys for development...

Blog a Bull

Bulls vs. Celtics Preview: Will Bulls offense finally wake up?

Celtics actually aren’t playing very well this year, so maybe? Chicago Bulls (4-10) at Boston Celtics (7-6) 6:30 p.m.; NBC Sports Chicago Injury Report: Same old, same old for the Chicago Bulls. I could just copy the injury report game to game, but instead I’ll link to RotoWorld.com where I get the information. The Boston Celtics injury report is squeaky clean. Preview: The Boston Celtics were supposed to be really good. Like, run-away-with-the-Eastern- Conference-level good. Maybe even challenge-the-Golden-State-Warriors-level good. But so far it hasn’t clicked, even though the...

ClutchPoints

Nikola Mirotic sees trade to Pelicans as blessing in disguise

Nikola Mirotic had a bizarre final stint with the Chicago Bulls when Bobby Portis punched him in the face before the 2017-18 season, which resulted in facial surgery and a number of weeks away from the team. Mirotic then came back and played the best basketball of his career before the stretch 4 was traded […] The post Nikola Mirotic sees trade to Pelicans as blessing in disguise appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Nikola Mirotic will return to lineup vs. Timberwolves

New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic has been nursing an ankle injury recently, but it looks like Mirotic is ready to get back on the court. After missing two games with an ankle injury, I’m told Pelicans’ Nikola Mirotic will play tonight against the Timberwolves. — Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) November 14, 2018 Nikola Mirotic has […] The post Nikola Mirotic will return to lineup vs. Timberwolves appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Golden State Of Mind

Steph Curry is out for at least 10 more days

The Warriors superstar will travel with the team on their upcoming road trip, but will not play. If the Golden State Warriors were hoping for some good news on the injury front to distract them from the saga involving Draymond Green and Kevin Durant, then their wish was not granted. The team announced that Steph Curry - who has missed the last three games due to a strained groin - will be out for at least another ten days, and will be re-evaluated on November 24. Stephen Curry injury update: pic.twitter.com/1wwcbNgB1i— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) November 14, 2018 The good news,...

Nothin' But Nets

Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat: TV info, live streaming, injury report

The Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat meet at Barclays Center Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Eastern for their first meeting of the season. Here’s how to catch it all. The Brooklyn Nets return to Barclays Center for a one-game homestand after finishing off a 2-2 Western Conference swing with a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in […] Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat: TV info, live streaming, injury report - Nothin But Nets - Nothin But Nets - A Brooklyn Nets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The Dream Shake

Brandon Knight looks like he’s getting closer to a return

The guard was spotted on the court in a Rockets practice uni, which is the best we’ve seen from Knight so far this season. It’s no secret that the Houston Rockets have been dealing with injuries to their lineup this season. In fact, they have two players who were expected to contribute that have yet to play single game on the year. Veteran center Nene has been out since the offseason with a strained calf that he re-aggravated in October, and guard Brandon Knight has also been out since the offseason after undergoing a surgical procedure to clean up his knee, which then led into a knee...

SNY TV

Before injury, Caris LeVert was becoming exactly what the Nets need

In his third season, LeVert's buy-in into the Nets' system was paying off in a big way. He was blossoming into a versatile wing capable of handling the ball, making plays and scoring in a variety of different ways.

The Smoking Cuban

Dallas Mavericks: Dorian Finney-Smith not just a de facto starter

Dallas Mavericks wing Dorian Finney-Smith is playing well so far. It’s time for him to take the next step and put him in the starting lineup for good. Dallas Mavericks wing Dorian Finney-Smith is taking advantage of an increase in opportunity.  Injuries are the necessary evil for players on the lower ranks of teams pushing […] Dallas Mavericks: Dorian Finney-Smith not just a de facto starter - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

SportsDay

Warriors G Steph Curry to miss game against Mavs on Saturday with strained left groin

The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors will be in town to play the Mavericks on Saturday, but fans won't get to see Stephen Curry. The Warriors superstar has been ruled out at least the next 10 days with a left groin strain. Curry has missed the last three games with the injury and is averaging 29.5 points and 6.1 assists on the season. Curry has averaged 21.5 points and shot 44.1 percent from three in 28 career games against the Mavericks.

www.chron.com

Stephen Curry to miss 3 Texas games while nursing injury

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry won't play during Golden State's three-game Texas road trip as he recovers from a left groin strain, though he is traveling with the Warriors. The team traveled Wednesday to Houston, where the two-time defending NBA champions will play Thursday night. They have games Saturday at Dallas and Sunday at San Antonio. Curry was injured during a Nov. 8 game against the Milwaukee Bucks and has been sidelined the past three games. He is scheduled to be re-evaluated in 10 days. The team says he continues to be monitored by the medical staff as he rehabs from his latest...

ClutchPoints

Magic’s Jonathan Isaac returning to lineup Wednesday after 6-game absence

After an ankle injury forced him to miss six games, Orlando Magic small forward Jonathan Isaac is returning to lineup on Wednesday. Isaac will be needed by the team as they host the new-look Philadelphia 76ers. .@OrlandoMagic F Jonathan Isaac cleared to play tonight. — John Denton (@JohnDenton555) November 14, 2018 Magic head coach Steve […] The post Magic’s Jonathan Isaac returning to lineup Wednesday after 6-game absence appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Smoking Cuban

Dallas Mavericks news: Defense wins games and more

Dallas Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan discussed how the defense is sparking their recent run. Plus, a Wes Matthews injury update and all the links of the day. The Dallas Mavericks are playing their best basketball of the season.  They have won two straight games including their first road victory of the year on Monday.  The Mavs have […] Dallas Mavericks news: Defense wins games and more - The Smoking Cuban - The Smoking Cuban - A Dallas Mavericks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

CelticsBlog

The unfortunate reality of Terry Rozier’s reserve role

What made Terry Rozier so scary as a starter last season hasn’t translated off the bench. Terry Rozier blossomed as a professional basketball player last year. The brash point guard took over starting duties for the Boston Celtics in the wake of a season-ending injury to All-Star teammate Kyrie Irving. And he did so adeptly. Rozier averaged 15.6 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 5.1 assists as a starter last year, and played an integral role in Boston’s somewhat surprising deep postseason run, brick laying in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals notwithstanding. All in all, 2017-18...

Grizzly Bear Blues

Memphis Grizzlies vs Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview

It’s Snowing! But in Memphis not Milwaukee WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (7-5, 2-4 Away) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (10-3, 6-0) WHERE: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin WHEN: 7 PM CT HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN: Fox Sports Southeast/92.9 FM ESPN Memphis INJURY REPORT: MEMPHIS- Omri Casspi (Out, Knee soreness), Ivan Rabb (Out, illness), Chandler Parsons (Out, Knee soreness), JaMychal Green (Out, Jaw), Dillon Brooks (Out, MCL Sprain) MILWAUKEE- Healthy PROBABLE STARTERS: MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES- Mike Conley, Garrett Temple, Kyle Anderson, Jaren Jackson Jr., Marc Gasol MILWAUKEE BUCKS- Eric Bledsoe, Malcolm Brogdon,...

Blazer's Edge

Harkless Could Return From Injury on Current Road Trip

Harkless tells Jason Quick of The Athletic that returning this road trip is a “possibility.” The Portland Trail Blazers might get injured forward Maurice Harkless back on the court during their current road trip. While he’s out against the Lakers, Harkless told Jason Quick of The Athletic (subscription required) that returning is a “possibility” this road trip: “We’ve talked about (returning on the trip); it’s a possibility,” Harkless told The Athletic. “I just have to take it day-by-day, but I’ve been feeling pretty good about where I’m at.” Harkless tells Quick...

Draymond Green disappointed he didn't get to play against Giannis, Bucks | NBA on ESPN

Draymond Green says he wanted to play in the Golden State Warriors' last two games, but Steve Kerr decided to sit the forward who was sidelined with a foot injury. Green understands the caution but explains why he really wanted to play against the Milwauk

David Fizdale’s updates on Kristaps Porzings’ injury rehab | NBA on ESPN

New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale provides updates on Kristaps Porzingis’ torn ACL injury rehabilitation process. ✔