Raptors slapped with $250k fine

The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $250,000 for violations of rules pertaining to the rest of players and reporting of injuries. At this juncture no specifics have been offered on what rested player(s) and reporting triggered the fine.

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April 16, 2021 NBA Recap

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 15 Out De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 14 Out Hunter (knee) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 14 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 14 Out Snell (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Bucks. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark…

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Ja Morant has a bit of smoke for some Grizzlies fans

Sports fans are passionate about their teams. After all the term fan is short for “fanatic.” This passion for their favorite ball club can spill out in a variety of ways- cheering, booing and frustration, to name a few. Sometimes that fervor for their team can come out in a negative way and the advent of social media has given the ability to publicly voice sentiments, many are certainly things they would never say within a mile of that particular athletes. Apparently there were some Grizzlies fans whose fingers got…

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April 13, 2021 NBA injury recap

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 13 Out Hunter (knee) has been ruled out ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Raptors, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark Stein of The New York Times reports. Trae Young PG Apr 13 Day-To-Day Atlanta’s GM Travis Schlenk said that he anticipates Young (calf) will play Tuesday against Toronto, Mike Conti of the Atlanta Hawks Radio…

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Nuggets Jamal Murray tears ACL, out for season

from nba.com: Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray is out indefinitely with a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced on Tuesday. Murray suffered the injury with 50 seconds remaining in Denver’s loss to Golden State on Monday. An MRI confirmed the diagnosis. Murray had missed the previous four games due to soreness in his other knee. The former seventh overall pick was enjoying a career year for the Nuggets, who had surged up the Western Conference standings since acquiring Aaron Gordon from Orlando at the trade deadline. A fifth-year guard,…

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April 12, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 10 Day-To-Day Gallinari (foot) is questionable for Sunday’s matchup against the Hornets, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Trae Young PG Apr 10 Day-To-Day Young (calf) is questionable for Sunday’s matchup against the Hornets, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 10 Day-To-Day Snell (ankle) is out Sunday against the Hornets and Tuesday against the Raptors, Kevin Chouinard of the Hawks’ official site reports. John Collins PF Apr 8 Out Collins (ankle) has progressed to dynamic foot contacts,…

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April 11, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Kris Dunn PG Apr 11 Out Dunn (ankle) will not play Sunday against the Hornets, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 11 Day-To-Day Gallinari (foot) will not play Sunday against the Hornets, Mike Conti of the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network reports. Trae Young PG Apr 11 Day-To-Day Young (calf) will not play Sunday against the Hornets, Mike Conti of the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 10 Day-To-Day Snell (ankle) is out Sunday against the Hornets and…

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Lakers could have both Anthony Davis and Lebron James back in three weeks

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward Anthony Davis is scheduled to be re-evaluated by team doctors Thursday and could even make a return to the court in the next 10-14 days. AD has been out since February 14 with a calf strain and right tendinosis in his right leg. Though Davis was putting 22.5 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.3 steals per game , he was not quite playing at the level we have come to expect from the 8-time All-Star. Woj also reports that…

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Melbourne gets tough win over New Zealand 84-78

From nbl.com.au: Melbourne United leaned heavily on its stars and they came up with the goods in a gritty 84-78 win over the New Zealand Breakers on Saturday night. Jock Landale (15 points, 11 rebounds), Scotty Hopson (19 points, three assists) and Chris Goulding (12 points, four assists) all stepped up to make sure their club secured a win over the Breakers despite an inspiring 31-point haul from budding New Zealand star Finn Delany. The win sees Melbourne’s record improve to 16-5 while the Breakers drop to 5-13. With the…

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April 9, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 8 Day-To-Day Gallinari (ankle) is questionable for Friday’s game against Memphis, Kevin Chouinard of the Hawks’ official site reports. Clint Capela C Apr 8 Day-To-Day Capela (Achilles) is questionable for Friday’s game against the Bulls. John Collins PF Apr 8 Out Collins (ankle) has progressed to dynamic foot contacts, lateral shuffling and individual on-court work. He will be re-evaluated in 7-10 days. Kris Dunn PG Apr 6 Out General manager Travis Schlenk said that Dunn (ankle) — who remains…

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