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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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The Effects of the Tyson Chandler Injury

The Knicks will face the Bobcats Friday night without the services of center Tyson Chandler. Chandler suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fibula after colliding with Kemba Walker. The fibula is one of the two bones of the lower leg. It sits on the outside of the leg and supports the tibia but isn’t considered […]

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A 5-year Look at ACL Injuries in the NBA

Earlier today my friend and colleague Will Carroll (@injuryexpert) tweeted an interesting statistic. Carroll revealed that Geno Atkins’ torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) was the 40th reported ACL injury in the NFL this season. The question was raised for an interleague comparison between the NFL and the NBA. While I don’t have the numbers for […]

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