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  1. Bulls evaluating Joakim Noah’s thumb injury, surgery not out of question

    Dec 15, 2010, 3:13 PM EDT

    Joakim Noah

    Wednesday night Joakim Noah will put on his Bulls uniform and likely have a good game against what passes for interior defense by the Toronto Raptors. Thursday, back in Chicago, he will see a specialist about a thumb injury that has the Bulls concerned there is ligament damage, according to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago.…

  2. Kevin Durant’s knee injury not serious, listed as day-to-day

    Dec 2, 2010, 12:54 PM EDT

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    Kevin Durant — the leading scorer in the league, the beating heart of the Oklahoma City Thunder, most likely to be named Captain America — sat out Wednesday night’s Thunder triple-overtime win because of a sore knee. The words “sore knee” and “Durant” in the same sentence are enough to give any basketball fan pause,…

  3. Devin Harris leaves game with knee injury

    Nov 30, 2010, 10:13 PM EDT

    New Jersey Nets v Boston Celtics

    UPDATE 10: 13 PM: Nets coach Avery Johnson said after the game that they would not know anything until Wednesday morning when an MRI is done on Harris’ knee but added that they are “concerned.” Harris said it was not that serious and that swelling was already going down after the game. Harris is out…

  4. David Lee returns from gross elbow injury

    Nov 28, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

    Golden State Warriors v New York Knicks

    David Lee had a scary injury when he was accidentally bitten by Wilson Chandler (Chandler lost a bunch of teeth in the collision). It was was also a really gross injury. You see, the human mouth has a ton of bacteria in it and getting sharp pieces of tooth stuck in your elbow tends to…

  5. CDR back in the lineup tonight

    Nov 27, 2010, 6:01 PM EDT

    Minnesota Timberwolves v Milwaukee Bucks

    Chris Douglas-Roberts has been out since October 28th after eye surgery to repair a torn retina. (Editor’s note: Ow, ow, ow, ow, ow.) The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports he’ll be cleared for play tonight against the Pistons. The Bucks can use all the help they can get and CDR’s athleticism could help them out. The question…

  6. Vince Carter leaves game feeling “sharp pain” in knee

    Nov 23, 2010, 2:14 AM EDT

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    Vince Carter was one of the few Magic players attacking the basket against the San Antonio Spurs. He drove again with 5:24 left in the fourth quarter, made a spin-move layup, landed a awkwardly injuring his left knee and soon after left the game for good. No report yet on how severe the injury is,…

  7. Miami’s Udonis Haslem may have serious foot injury

    Nov 21, 2010, 9:01 AM EDT

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    Udonis Haslem, who has been the heart of the Miami Heat’s defense and the one player who has brought unquestioned effort every night, may be out with a foot injury. He had to be helped off the court during the Heat’s eventual loss to the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday. The team said that the X-rays cane…

  8. Steve Nash to sit out Saturday in Charlotte, may miss Monday also

    Nov 20, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT

    Steve Nash

    Pelvic instability is no laughing matter. Sure, it kind of sounds like it should be, but it’s not. So stop snickering. It’s keeping Steve Nash out of his second consecutive game Saturday night in Charlotte, and he likely will miss Monday in Houston, also, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic. Officially, this is…

  9. His doctor says David Lee’s elbow still looks like he was in a bar brawl

    Nov 17, 2010, 11:08 AM EDT

    DLee_Rebound

    David Lee did what he had been trained to do since junior high — get the rebound. Use your big body, that is your ball. That space this time happened to include Wilson Chandler’s face. And teeth. Which is where Lee’s elbow landed. I know nothing about Chandler’s state of oral hygiene — it’s called…

  10. Monta Ellis’ back injury just a strain, listed as day-to-day

    Nov 9, 2010, 1:09 PM EDT

    Ellis_injured

    UPDATE 1:09 pm: Official word from the team is that Ellis simply has a back strain, that the X-rays and a CT scan showed nothing serious. He is listed as day-to-day and is catching up with the Warriors in New York, where the team faces the Knicks Wednesday night. 10:53 am: If you watched the…

  11. Stephen Curry rolls ankle again, leaves game and will miss Lakers game

    Oct 30, 2010, 5:28 PM EDT

    SCurry_injured

    UPDATE 5:28 pm: Curry has tweeted that he will not be traveling with the team to Los Angeles for Sunday’s game. The Warriors are off until Wednesday after that, when they  play Memphis, he is waiting to see if he will be ready for that game. 1:27 am: Stephen Curry has been playing through a…

  12. This time he’s not faking (we think): Gilbert Arenas leaves game with groin strain.

    Oct 14, 2010, 10:57 PM EDT

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    Gilbert Arenas, meet instant Karma. Arenas suffered a mild groin strain and had to leave after playing just three minutes into the Wizards preseason game against the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday night. He did not return to the game. The injury comes just two days after Arenas admitted faking an injury so he could sit out…

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