Bobby Portis out 4 to 6 weeks week MCL sprain

Earier today the Chicago Bulls announced that power forward Bobby Portis was diagnosed with a moderate MCL sprain in his right knee and will be out four to six weeks. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune initially reported that Portis was expected to be on the shelf for at least a month. He sustained the injury Wednesday night in the fourth quarter of the Bulls’ game against the Charlotte Hornets. Portis is the latest addition to the Bulls m.a.s.h. unit that also includes Lauri Markkanen, who has been since before…

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Spurs’ starting point guard Derrick White tears plantar fascia

The injury bug is kicking the San Antonio Spurs, at least the point guards, right in the tushy. Sunday, starting lead guard Dejounte Murray was lost for the season with a torn ACL and now recently named starting point guard Derrick White has also went down with an injury. According to Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Expree-News, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich initially indicated Friday that White would be out six to eight weeks with a heel injury. However the team announced later than an MRI revealed a tearing of…

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Spurs’ Murray tore his ACL, surgery forthcoming

The injury bug continues to bite the Spurs and the season has  it even begun yet. Now just two days after promising rookie Lonnie Walker IV tore his meniscus in the fourth quarter of the Spurs’ preseason game against the Pistons, point guard Dejounte Murray has suffered a tear of his right anterior cruciate ligament, according to ESPN’s Michael C. Wright.    Torn right ACL for @DejounteMurray. — Michael C. Wright (@mikecwright) October 8, 2018   The injury befell Murray happened during San Antonio’s preseason game against the Houston Rockets. Since…

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Zach Levine leaves Bulls’ preseason game with thigh injury

.Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine’s night ended a bit earlier than anticipated. Levine suffered a thigh contusion in Wednesday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks and did not return. Despite recovering from an ACL injury at the time of his acquisition in the Jimmy Butler trade, LaVine was still seen as a centerpiece in the package that also included point guard Kris Dunn and the no.7 overall pick in last year’s draft. Though he only made 24 appearances for the Bulls last year, the club did not hesitate to match…

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Light-up sneakers allegedly caused second degree burns on feet of young boy

A nine-year old boy suffered second-degree burns on the bottom of his feet and his mother is saying it was due to his light-up sneakers. Sherry Foster took to Facebook to share pictures of her son’s injuries and she said they occurred after the sneakers got wet during his school’s Water Day. Peyton has 2nd degree chemical burns from his sketcher lightable shoes. apparently when they get wet the batteries… Posted by Sherry Foster on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Her son was wearing Sketcher’s “Skech Rayz” light up shoes on the…

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Isaiah Thomas to have hip surgery

Earlier today the Los Angeles Lakers announced that point guard Isaiah Thomas will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his injured right hip Thursday. According to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski Dr. Bryan Kelly of the Hospital for Special Surgery, who will be performing the surgery, had this to say: We will be doing a minimally invasive procedure to ‘clean up’ the joint of all inflammatory debris related to his injury from last season. Monday, Thomas went to New York to meet with a specialist to explore corrective options for the ailing hip. Thomas…

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IT leaves Lakers to seek options for hip

Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet reported earlier today that Lakers’ point guard has left the team to get medical opinions on his hip. Trudell reports that Thomas has been dealing with pain in the hip and is traveling to New York to explore what can be done solve the issue. This injury was what knocked Thomas out of last year’s playoffs, kept him out until January 2, and currently has him looking like a shell of his former self. Between his time with Cleveland and Los Angeles, he’s averaging 15.2…

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