Injury Report

Dillon Brooks from the Memphis Grizzlies takes a cheap shot against Gary Payton from the Golden State Warriors and gets ejected for a flagrant foul in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals. (Image: AP)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Suspends Griz’s Dillon Brooks for Flagrant Foul on Gary Payton II

The NBA issued a one-game suspension to Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks for his flagrant foul against Gary Payton II from the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their second-round series. Brooks will sit out Game 3 in San Francisco on Saturday night. Payton suffered ligament damage and a […]

Marcus Smart from the Boston Celtics suffered a quad injury during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Milwaukee Bucks. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Boston Celtics Injury Report: Marcus Smart (Thigh) Out for Game 2

A couple of hours before tipoff in Boston, the Celtics announced that starting point guard Marcus Smart –  the 2022 NBA Defensive Player of the Year –  won’t play in Game 2 against the Milwaukee Bucks due to a thigh and quad injury. Shams Charania from The Athletic broke the […]

Steph Curry from the Golden State Warriors drives the lane against the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semifinals.  (Image: Brandon Dill/AP)
2022 NBA Playoffs

NBA Finals MVP Update: Steph Curry, Greek Freak, Devin Booker Popular Bets

DraftKings updated its 2022 NBA Finals MVP awards page and Steph Curry is the big favorite at +340 odds, followed by Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo (+500), and Devin Booker (+500). Antetokounmpo won the NBA Finals MVP last season, but Curry is seeking his first award despite the fact he won […]

James Harden from the Philadelphia 76ers attempts to blow by Tyler Herro of the Miami Heat during a Game 1 loss at American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Could Return for Game 3

The Philadelphia 76ers lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Miami Heat without Joel Embiid in the lineup while the MVP-candidate nurses an orbital fracture injury and a concussion. But, the Sixers could get Embiid back in the lineup as early as Game 3 when the series […]

 Kyle Lowry from the Miami Heat will miss Game 1 after suffering a hamstring injury in the first round of the playoffs. (Image: Kenny Forbin/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Miami Heat Injury Report: Kyle Lowry (Hamstring) Out for Game 1

When the Miami Heat host the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, they won’t have point guard Kyle Lowry in the starting lineup because he’s still nursing a hamstring injury. The top-ranked Heat are in a fortunate position where they don’t have to rush Lowry back […]

Medical staff from the Philadelphia 76ers attend to Joel Embiid after he suffered an injury in Game 6 against the Toronto Raptors. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

76ers Injury Report: Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely with Orbital Fracture

It’s been a rough news cycle in the City of Brotherly Love after the Philadelphia 76ers announced big man Joel Embiid is out indefinitely after suffering a concussion and orbital fracture injury in the fourth quarter of the series-clinching victory against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday evening. Orbital fractures are […]

Brandon Ingram from the New Orleans Pelicans drives against Devin Booker from the Phoenix Suns prior to his injury in Game 2. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Phoenix Suns Injury Report: Devin Booker to Play Game 6 vs Pelicans

The Phoenix Suns upgraded shooting guard Devin Booker from out to questionable in Game 6 against the New Orleans Pelicans, but despite a right hamstring injury, a couple of sources indicate that Booker play tonight. The #1 Suns hold a 3-2 lead over the #8 Pelicans and have a chance […]

Zach LaVine from the Chicago Bulls drives to the basket against Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Chicago Bulls Injury Report: Zach LaVine, Alex Caruso Out for Game 5

Bad news for Da Bulls, who will miss two starters in a must-win elimination game tonight against the defending champions. Zach LaVine and Alex Caruso won’t suit up for the #6 Chicago Bulls, who are on the brink of elimination from the first round of the 2022 NBA Eastern Conference […]

Clint Capela (15) and John Collins (20) dap it up during game introductions. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Atlanta Hawks Injury Report: Clint Capela Out, John Collins In for Game 1

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela suffered a knee injury late in the second quarter of the Play-In Tournament finale against the Cleveland Cavs, and he’ll miss a couple of games during the first week of the playoffs against the Miami Heat. However, John Collins is expected to suit up for […]

Anthony Davis missed the last six weeks due to a foot and ankle injury, but the LA Lakers need him back ASAP to avoid missing the playoffs. (Image: Getty)

Anthony Davis Could Return to the Lakers This Weekend

The Los Angeles Lakers are on the verge of missing the playoffs and losing their spot as the #10 seed in the play-in tournament after a late surge by the San Antonio Spurs. The Lakers recently lost LeBron James to a gnarly sprained ankle, but they could finally get some […]

Boston Celtics center Robert Williams III throws down a dunk against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday before he suffered a knee injury that could derail the Celtics title chances. (Image: Getty)

Boston Celtics Lose Top Defender Robert Williams to Knee Injury

The Boston Celtics — the hottest team in the NBA right now — took a huge hit when big man Robert Williams III suffered a torn meniscus injury and now, their championship aspirations are quickly fading without one of the NBA’s premier defenders. The left knee injury occurred on Sunday […]

James Wiseman dribbles upcourt for the Golden State Warriors in 2021. (Image: Getty)

Golden State Warriors James Wiseman Done for Season

James Wiseman, the #2 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, won’t rejoin the Golden State Warriors this season while he continues to rehab a knee injury. Wiseman, a 7-foot center out of Memphis, suffered a torn meniscus last April during his rookie campaign with the Warriors. There was a chance […]

Paul George shoots a free throw for the LA Clippers in December before he suffered an UCL elbow injury. (Image: Getty)

PG-13 Returns: Paul George Cleared for Practice with LA Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers played most of this season without their two superstars — Paul George and Kawhi Leonard — but the team got some good news when George was cleared for practice after missing three months with an elbow injury. Kawhi blew out his ACL in last year’s playoffs. […]