Multiple New Orleans Pelicans will be game-time decisions against Grizzlies

The playing status of several New Orleans Pelicans before their MLK day game against the Memphis Grizzlies will be game-time decisions. JJ Reddick ( left hamstring strain) and is listed as probable. Derrick Favors ( lower back soreness), Jrue Holiday (left elbow tricep strain) and Jahlil Okafor (lower back soreness) are all listed as questionable , while Zion Williamson ( right knee scope) is down as doubtful, as his target for his regular season debut is Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. Kenrich Williams (right lower back soreness) and Darius Miller(right Achilles…

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Kyrie Irving to miss next three games

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team upcoming road trip following an evaluation on his shoulder by team doctors. The right shoulder impingement had already sidelined Irving for the Nets’ previous 4 games. In the 11 games Kyrie has played Brooklyn, he has averaged 28.5 points and 7.2 assists 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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Patrick McCaw out several weeks

Toronto Raptors guard/forward Patrick McCaw , will be out for several weeks , according to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. Raptors’ head coach Nick Nurse told The Athletic’s Eric Koreen that McCaw was seeing a specialist to further evaluate his knee. McCaw has appeared in just two of the team’s six games, averaging 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in twenty minutes per contest.

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Portland’s Zach Collins has dislocated shoulder, MRI forthcoming

The Portland Trail Blazers were able to leave Dallas with a 121-119 victory but they did not make it out of town unscathed. Zach Collins dislocated his left shoulder while battling for a rebounds late in the third quarter and did not return to the ballgame. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Collins will have an MRI Monday. The third year big man out of Gonzaga was going to be called upon this season to play in a bigger role than in either of his first two seasons, with the only…

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Bojan Bogdanovic out against Lakers

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic will miss the team’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night with an left ankle sprained according to the Jazz’s injury report. Bogdanovic scored 16 points and suffered the injury in the Jazz’s season opening win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Zion Williamson out six to eight weeks

Uh-oh. The New Orleans Pelicans announced that Zion Williamson will be our six to eight weeks after suffering a tear in his right lateral meniscus. He did not make the trip to New York for the team’s last preseason game against the New York Knicks for what was termed at the time “knee soreness.” As far as torn things in knees go, the meniscus is the easiest one to come back from. The recovery time is a fraction of an ACL and given his age, he should make a full…

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Zion Williams to miss first few weeks of season with knee issue

Yesterday the New Orleans Pelicans announced that rookie sensation Zion Williamson would not play in the team’s preseason finale today against the New York Knicks due knee soreness. It it believed to not be serious but according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans are erring on the side of caution and Williamson will miss the first few weeks of the season. While he is expected to make a full recovery, there is slight case for concern. This will mark the second time that a knee issue of some sort will…

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