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Breaking Down The Jrue Holiday Injury

Earlier this morning the Pelicans announced that guard Jrue Holiday will be sidelined indefinitely with a stress fracture in his right tibia. The injury is just another setback for New Orleans who is still without Ryan Anderson, out recovering from a herniated disc in the cervical region of his spine. Holiday’s injury isn’t uncommon in […]

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The History of Andrew Bynum’s Knee Woes and Examining His Potential Suitors

Exiled from Cleveland and waived by the Bulls following the Luol Deng trade, center Andrew Bynum will once again be a free agent when he clears waivers on Thursday afternoon. Reports have surfaced that at least eight teams are interested in the former All-Star, including Miami and the Los Angeles Clippers. Chris Broussard of ESPN.com reported […]

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The Extensive History of Deron Williams’ Ankle Issues and the Associated Uncertainty

The Nets announced Tuesday that All-Star point guard Deron Williams received injections of both cortisone and platelet rich plasma (PRP) in his troublesome left ankle. He received the same injections in his right ankle and his long-term status will be determined following an additional evaluation scheduled for later in the week. These rounds of injections […]

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Breaking Down What We Know About CP3’s Shoulder Injury

The Clippers may have walked away with a win over the Mavericks Saturday yet there was little to celebrate as the team lost All-Star point guard to a sprained right shoulder. Coach Doc Rivers called the injury a separated shoulder that would keep him out three-to-five weeks. The team also said he would undergo a […]

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Breaking Down Russell Westbrook’s Latest Injury and Injury Trends in the NBA

In a season that seems to be one injury after a next, the Thunder becomes the latest team to lose a key player to injury. All-Star guard Russell Westbrook is expected to be sidelined through the All-Star break after undergoing his third arthroscopic knee surgery on his right knee. The problems began following a collision […]

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