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NBA Injury Report at the Halfway Point of the 2014-15 Season

The 2014-15 NBA season has reached its halfway point with every team logging 41 games played. An extended All-Star break will allow players to rest and recuperate, especially with injuries beginning to mount. Despite the number of games lost to injury rising during the second quarter, the league is on pace to finish below last […]

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First Quarter Injury Report for the 2014-15 NBA Season

Despite some noticeable injuries including Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and Chicago’s Derrick Rose, the first quarter of the 2014-15 NBA season saw a dip in injury rates compared to last year’s record breaking numbers. The games lost to injury last season were the highest total since the league adopted the inactive list prior to the […]

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The 2013-14 NBA Season Injury Review

The 2013-2014 NBA season was a banner year for the league. Adam Silver began his tenure as league commissioner to much applause. The Miami Heat made their fourth straight NBA Finals in what would be the swan song for the Big 3. The Spurs were crowned champions led by a future Hall of Fame coach […]

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Five Injuries To Watch During the NBA Playoffs

After a grueling 82 game season the stage is set for the 2013-14 NBA postseason. Yet the toll of the regular season will have a carryover effect as injuries promise to play a factor into the crowing of the eventual champion. Here’s a look at five injury situations I’m closely monitoring as the playoffs begin.

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Profiling the 2014 NCAA Tournament: South Region Injury Report

The injury report for the South Region of the 2014 NCAA tournament is a lengthy one with the top two teams leading the way. The Gators enter the tournament as the number one overall seed despite multiple injuries throughout their season.

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