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NBA Injury Power Rankings #2

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 December 10th.

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Quarterly Injury Report for the First Quarter of the NBA Season

The first quarter of the NBA season is over and, as of December 10, the league has already amassed over 1,000 games lost to injury. The number will continue to increase with several players, including Chicago’s Derrick Rose and Memphis’ Quincy Pondexter, expected to miss the remainder of the season. The team-by-team results are interesting. […]

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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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