Archive for the 'Injuries' Category

T-Mac Out With Back Spasms

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

The horror of Rockets fans and T-Mac’s fantasy owners has come true. Tracy McGrady is out indefinitely due to the same back spasms that kept him out for a long time last season.
Rockets star Tracy McGrady is out indefinitely with back spasms and was scratched from Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
The 6-foot-8 […]

Season Ender For Kenyon Martin

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Injury is one of the sad parts about being an athlete and the news of sustaining a season ending injury (or even worse, a career ending injury) is always bad news for the athlete involved. The NBA has been plagued by a lot of injuries lately, starting with the pre-season and carrying over to […]

Sonics’ Robert Swift Out For The Season

Friday, October 27th, 2006

With the season just days away, the Seattle Sonics have been dealt a blow when they learned that their projected starting center Robert Swift will be out for the season. Swift sustained an injury to the right knee just minutes into the Sonics-Kings games a few days ago. the Sonics won 103-88.
He jumped toward […]

Marcus Williams Sprains Wrist

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Just when Jason Kidd thought he could relax a little bit this season, his young “padawan” rookie Marcus Williams goes out with a wrist injury and is out indefinitely. Williams joins his fellow rookie teammate and also college teammate Josh Boone as out with injury. With combo guard Eddie House recovering from surgery, their point […]

Injuries Galore!

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Everyday I see news of a new NBA player getting injured and many to be sidelined for weeks. We all know about the major ones like Grizzlies’ star Pau Gasol and Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut. Some rookies like Patrick O’Bryant, LaMarcus Aldridge and Josh Boone are injured too. Now even more people have been […]

Pau Gasol Will Be Missed

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Pau Gasol was not at all missed by the Spanish team during the FIBA World Championships but his absence will affect his NBA team, the Memphis Grizzlies. For years, the Memphis Grizzlies have struggled to get to the playoffs and when they finally did, they could never get past the first round - that’s with […]

Carmelo Hurt, Recovering Fast

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets got hurt with a knee injury when the US team fought Brazil Wednesday. Carmelo scored 15 points before hyperextending his knee with 2:21 left in the second quarter. The US team won 90-86.
While the injury doesn’t appear to be serious, this is a warning to the players that […]

JJ Redick Injured, Out For Months

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Ouch! The last thing an aspiring rookie needs is an injury. especially one that will keep you out for a long time. Duke shooting star JJ Redick failed a physical and will be out for months because of a back injury that could require a corrective surgery.
The pre-draft camps that are occurring now are […]

Late Game Struggles Cause Mavs To Fall Short, Suns Win Game 1

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

It was a very close fight but in the end, the Suns managed to win game one 121-118. Steve Nash scored 27 points on 11 for 18 scoring from the field and dished 16 assists. Most Improved Player awardee Boris Diaw had a career high 34 points. Shawn Marion added 24 points and 13 […]