Tag: NBA Injury Report

Myles Turner from the Indiana Pacers blocks a shot from Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics. (Image: Getty)

Bad Break: Indiana Pacers Center Myles Turner Fractures Foot

The subject of trade rumors for the past couple of weeks, the Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner is now out indefinitely after the NBA’s top shot blocker suffered a left foot injury last week. After getting another look and a second opinion about his sore left foot, Turner was diagnosed with […]

CJ McCollum from the Portland Trail Blazers is eager to return to the hardwood after missing the last four weeks with a scary injury. (Image: Getty)

CJ McCollum Returns to the Banged-Up Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers finally got a bit of good news when they learned guard CJ McCollum will return to the team this weekend after recovering from a lung injury. McCollum has been out since early December. He initially thought he had a rib contusion, but suffered breathing problems, which […]

Kawhi Leonard from the LA Clippers sits on the bench during a recent game while he continues to rehab a knee injury. (Image: Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty)

Could Kawhi Leonard Return to the LA Clippers This Season?

The Los Angeles Clippers did not expect All-Star Kawhi Leonard would play this season after he suffered an ACL knee injury in the 2021 playoffs and underwent surgery in the offseason, but his rehab is progressing at a much faster rate than everyone indicated. Word broke this week that Kawhi […]

Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavericks missed the last two weeks with a sprained ankle, but now he’s out with COVID-19. (Image: Getty)

Dallas Mavericks All-Star Luka Doncic Out with COVID-19

Another bad break for the Slovenian wunderkind. Luka Doncic missed the last five games with the Dallas Mavericks to rest up from an ankle injury, but as soon as he was ready to return to action, he tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Doncic is one of six members of […]

Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks drives to the hoop against the Houston Rockets last weekend at the Toyota Center. (Image: Getty)

Greek Freak the Latest All-Star to Test Positive for COVID-19

The Milwaukee Bucks are the latest team to lose a key player after Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo tested positive for COVID-19. Antetokounmpo averages 27 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 5.8 assists per game this season for the Bucks. He’s tied for second in the NBA in scoring. His 30.46 PER rating […]

James Harden from the Brooklyn Nets argues a call with an official during a Dallas Mavericks game, but he's the latest member of the Nets to get flagged under the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols. (Image: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Brooklyn Nets Add James Harden and 6 Others to COVID-19 List

The Omicron strain has reached Gotham. The Brooklyn Nets are the latest professional sports team to be afflicted with an outbreak of COVID-19, with seven players on the health and safety protocols list, including superstar James Harden. On Monday, forward Paul Millsap tested positive for COVID-19 and went into quarantine. […]

Luka Doncic aggravated an ankle injury against the Indiana Pacers on Friday. (Image: Marco Esquondoles/Getty)

Dallas Mavs Injury Report: Luka Doncic to Miss Games with Sprained Ankle

Luka Doncic from the Dallas Mavericks has been nursing a sprained ankle since mid-November and he’ll sit out back-to-back games in hopes that the time off will allow his injury to heal. Doncic initially suffered the ankle injury last month during a victory against the Denver Nuggets. He missed the […]

Jerami Grant of the Detroit Pistons went down with a thumb injury against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday evening at the King Smoothie Center. (Image: Getty)

Detroit Pistons Leading-Scorer Jerami Grant Out 6 Weeks (Thumb)

The Detroit Pistons were already the worst team in the NBA before they lost leading scorer Jerami Grant for at least six weeks with a thumb injury. Grant tumbled to the court in the second quarter against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday and that’s when he initially suffered an […]

Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan pulls up for a jump shot against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclay's Center. (Image: James Murphy/Getty)

Chicago Bulls’ Leading Scorer DeMar DeRozan Out with COVID-19

One moment you’re named the NBA Player of the Week, and the next, you’re out with COVID-19. The Chicago Bulls’ leading scorer DeMar DeRozan entered the NBA’s COVID-19 health and protocol list and will miss Monday evening’s game against the Denver Nuggets after he tested positive on Monday. DeRozan is […]

Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers got knocked to the floor after a foul by the Utah Jazz at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City. (Image: Rick Bowmer/AP)

Dame Down: Blazers Damian Lillard Out 2 Weeks with Lower Ab Issue

Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers will miss at least 10 days, and probably two weeks, with a lower abdominal tendinopathy injury. Lillard initially suffered the injury leading up to the Tokyo Olympics. He aggravated the area, located just above the groin, over the weekend. Lillard sat out one […]

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo plays through a thumb injury against the Denver Nuggets at American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. (Image: Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)

Miami Heat Injury Report: Bam Adebayo Out 4-6 Weeks (Thumb Surgery)

The Miami Heat got a bit of bad news on Wednesday after finding out that All-Star center Bam Adebayo will undergo surgery to repair ligament damage in his thumb after he suffered an injury against the Denver Nuggets earlier in the week. An MRI revealed that Adebayo tore the ulnar […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers only appeared in 11 of 22 games this season. (Image: Roy Connors/AP)

LeBron James Enters COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. LeBron missed Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. The Lakers opened as a -3.5 favorite against the Kings in Sacramento, but early money on the Lakers moved the line as high […]