Markelle Fultz throws it down

I hate to use the term “reclamation project”, but Markelle Fultz is more and more showing the skliis that made him stage no.1 overall pick in 2017 and plays like this are an example of that: In twelve games this season. Fultz is averaging 9.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 23.4 minutes per contest.

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Kawhi Leonard and Patrick Beverley to miss game against Atlanta

When the Los Angeles Clippers take the court Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks, Kawhi Leonard will not be amongst the Clippers on the court, according to Jovan Buha of The Athletic. The Clippers will also be without Patrick Beverley, who is nursing a sore left calf.

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Malcolm Brogdon out against Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks point guard will not take the court when the Indiana Pacers take on his former team, the Milwaukee Bucks due to a sore back. He left Friday’s game with the issue and did not return. This is the first game that Brogdon will miss this season. Acquired in a sign-and-trade during the fury that was this past offseason, Brogdon is averaging career highs in points (19.2), assists (8.2), rebounds (4.8) and minutes (31.0).

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Avery Bradley out at least 1-2 weeks with leg injury

According to reporting by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, L.A. Lakers guard Avery Bradley has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture in the non-weight bearing bone of his right leg, following an MRI on Thursday. Bradley’s status will be evaluated in 1-2 weeks. Bradley signed a two-year $9.7 million deal this past offseason with the Lakers after the team was rebuffed by Kawhi Leonard. In ten games this season, Bradley has averaged 9.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 27.4 minutes per contest.

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Carmelo Anthony to Trail Blazers

Carmelo Anthony is back in the NBA. The ten-time All-Star agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Anthony, was boasts a career scoring average of 24 points per game, last appeared in an NBA game in November 2018 when he averaged 13.4 during his ten games with the Houston Rockets. The Trail Blazers have stumbled out of the gates to a 4-8 start are thin and at and need production out of their frontcourt, in lieu of the injury to…

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John Wall dunking in workout

John Wall will more than likely not suit up for the Washington Wizards this season as he continues to recover from a torn Achilles’ tendon. The recovery seems to be progressing fairly well , as Wall threw down a dunk in a pregame workout in Boston. Hopefully this is a sign that Wall will be able to return close to form, but continued stretches of good health have been hard to come by for Wall over the last 2 seasons, he has played in only 73 games.

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Joel Embiid out against Magic

With the term “load management” now drawing ire of fans, some current players and the perceived curmudgeons of previous eras, a new term has surfaced, “injury maintenance”. It is this latest tatic, that teams will employ to attempt to rest players and it is the reason the 76ers are claiming as to why center Joel Embiid will not play against the Orlando Magic. Let us see how this attempted Jedi Mind Trick goes over with the NBA as more teams go down this road.

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NBA Trade Rumours: Orlando Magic have “expressed interest” in DeMar DeRozan

The NBA trade deadline is 32 days away and as teams become aware of who they are, and who they are not, trade talks will pick up as clubs look to make a run or build future assets. Apparently the Orlando Magic have “expressed interest” for San Antonio Spurs shooting guard DeMar DeRozan. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor that none of the front-office execs he spoke with would be shocked it the Spurs chose to move DeRozan. Somehow in this era, Orlando struggles to score and DeRozan could definitely…

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November 12, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Trae YoungATL @ DEN 42 4 11   8-13 3-pt Joel EmbiidPHI vs. CLE 27 16 4   2 blk Anthony DavisLAL @ PHO 24 12 4   2 stl Jimmy ButlerMIA vs. DET 20 3 13   2 stl Damian LillardPOR @ SAC 27 4 5   13-14 ft B. BogdanovićSAC vs. POR 25 3 10   4 stl DeAndre JordanBRK @ UTA 15 17 4   2 stl , 2 blk Rudy GobertUTA vs. BRK 18 15 2   2 stl , 2 blk Coby WhiteCHI vs. NYK 27 3 1…

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Raptors Anunoby to miss Blazers game with eye contusion

The Toronto Raptors announced small OG Anunoby will miss the team’s Wednesday game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Anunoby suffered an eye contusion in the team’s last game against the Los Angeles Clippers when former teammates Kawhi Leonard inadvertently poked him in the eye whilst the two were jockeying for position. Anunoby saw an eye specialist in Los Angeles but no timetable has been given for his return. Through the 10 games, Anunoby is averaging 11.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists and 30 minutes per game.

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