Jimmy Butler to miss game against Cavs due to personal reasons

Miami Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler will not be on the court when the Heat take on the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night. According to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel and other sources, Butler is missing the game due to personal reasons. On the season, which is proving to be an expectation exceeding one, Butler is averaging 20.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists.

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Kevin Love out against Heat with Achilles sorness

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will miss the team’s Saturday night game against the Miami Heat due to soreness in Achilles’ tendon. The former All-Star was the last piece of the “big three”( a move that if not strongly influenced by was certainly green lit by the Lebron James brain trust) to be put alongside Kyrie Irving and Lebron James when James has his second run with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Unfortunately for Love , he did not possess the foresight of his All-Star his running mate Kyrie Irving and…

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February 20, 2020 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done Pts Reb Ast Trae YoungATL vs. MIA 50 2 8   8-15 3-pt Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BRK 39 16 2   18-19 ft James HardenHOU @ GSW 29 3 10   14-15 ft G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ DET 33 16 4   3 stl Bam AdebayoMIA @ ATL 28 19 7   10-12 ft Khris MiddletonMIL @ DET 28 8 3    D. MeltonMEM @ SAC 24 6 3   10-10 ft Harrison BarnesSAC vs. MEM 32 1 1   7-11 3-pt Buddy HieldSAC vs. MEM 20 3 4   3 stl Cody ZellerCHO @…

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Kyrie Irving to miss the rest of season

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks told reporters Wednesday that point guard Kyrie Irving will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season. Irving will undergo shoulder surgery; Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson has mentioned earlier in the week that Irving was to see a specialist and a decision as to what would follow forthcoming. Irving’s maiden season is Brooklyn has been marred with various injuries. The following ailments have caused him to missed 26 games: Right Shoulder Hamstring Knee Shoulder Kyrie has only appeared in 20 games , but in…

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Ryan Newman releases from hospital after frightening Daytona crash

From ESPN News Service: Ryan Newman has been released from Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, two days after his frightening crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Roush Fenway Racing said Wednesday that the 42-year-old driver had been released, hours after tweeting that Newman “continues to show great improvement” and saying “true to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends and family while playing with his two daughters.” The team included a photo of Newman exiting the hospital, holding hands with his…

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Ryan Newman walking around and alert after Daytona crash

From ESPN News Services NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was fully alert and walking around Wednesday, two days after his horrific last-lap crash at the Daytona 500. Roush Fenway Racing released a statement Wednesday that said Newman “continues to show great improvement” and is “fully alert and walking around Halifax Medical Center.” The racing team also posted a photo of Newman and his two daughters on its Twitter account. “True to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends and family while spending time playing with his two daughters,”…

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Ryan Newman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries in Daytona crash

From ESPN News Services: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Newman was involved in a scary crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 on Monday and was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. NASCAR delivered the news nearly two hours after Newman was extricated from his car and said he is in serious condition at Halifax Medical Center. The wait for the update was excruciating for fellow NASCAR drivers and fans across auto racing who spent the time wondering how seriously Newman was hurt. Safety crews rushed to Newman’s No. 6…

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Ryan Newman taken to hospital after last lap crash

From ESPN News Services: Ryan Newman was taken directly to a local hospital after a fiery crash on the final lap of Monday’s Daytona 500. Newman had surged into the lead on the final lap when runner-up Ryan Blaney‘s bumper caught the back of his Ford and sent Newman hard right into the wall. His car flipped, rolled, was hit on the driver’s side by another car, and finally skidded across the finish line engulfed in flames. It took several minutes for his car to be rolled back onto its wheels. Newman,…

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Kyrie Irving elected VP of NBAPA

Say what the media will , often times pejoratively, about Kyrie Irving, it seems his fellow players in the NBA hold him to a certain level of esteem as he was elected Vice President of the NBA Players Association, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He replaced Pau Gasol, whose three-year term expired.

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Must win for Melbourne extends their season

From nbl.com.au : Melbourne United has never quite clicked all of #NBL20, until now, and it took until the very last regular season game for them to beat South East Melbourne Phoenix 109-90 and secure a semi-final berth. Coming off appearing in the past two NBL Grand Finals and adding Shawn Long, Melo Trimble and welcoming back triple championship winner Casey Prather, there were high hopes for Melbourne for this season. But they started off losing three straight, including the season-opener to the Phoenix in the first ever Throwdown, and…

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