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Breaking Down Kobe’s First Game Back

Bryant returned to the lineup Sunday with much fanfare after missing the first 19 games of the season recovering from a torn Achilles tendon. The results were not spectacular as the former MVP finished with nine points, eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and eight turnovers in 28 minutes of action. However watching the game […]

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Hand Down, Man Down: The Differences Between the Injuries to Redick, Davis, and Pierce

The landscape of the NBA season took a bizarre shift over the weekend after three teams lost players to hand and wrist injuries. In the West, the Clippers lost guard JJ Redick following a fall against the Kings while Anthony Davis of the Pelicans was injured following a failed alley-oop. The Nets, struggling to find […]

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Wizards’ Bradley Beal Out With Stress Injury

Wizards guard Bradley Beal was recently diagnosed with a stress injury in the proximal end of his right fibula and now faces a two-week period of rest. Following the recovery period, he will be reevaluated and an appropriate decision will be made regarding his return to play workload. The majority of bones in the human […]

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Understanding the Derrick Rose Injury

The Bulls are once again moving forward without the services of MVP guard Derrick Rose after he suffered a torn medial meniscus in a loss to the Blazers on Friday. While he been ruled out indefinitely, the results following the non-contact injury could have been much more significant as an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury […]

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NBA Injury Power Rankings #1

Here at InStreetClothes.com we’re looking to provide you with the most up-to-date injury info. To do so in a creative way we’ve created the NBA Injury Power Rankings. The rankings are determined by the number of games missed, cost of injury, and effect of play. Current game totals are through November 17th. Look for the […]

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