Chandler Hutchison suffers hamstring injury

Bulls wing Chandler Hutchison suffered a hamstring injury yesterday during a workout. The Bulls announced the injury earlier today. If Bulls fans are letting out collective groans it is because last season the injury bug kicked the team in the junk before the season began with several key players (Lauri Markkanen, elbow; Kris Dunn, MCL; Bobby Portis MCL) missing substantial time and Denzel Valentine was out for the entire season with an ankle injury (that had nothing to do with what Frank Nitty did to him in the Drew League.…

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DeMarcus Cousins tears ACL

DeMarcus Cousins just cannot catch a break from a health standpoint. The two worst injuries that can derail a basketball player’s career are an Achilles tear and blowing out a knee. Unfortunately, Boogie can now check both of those off his injuries suffered list. After suffering a knee injury Monday during a workout, further evaluation revealed that Cousins had torn an ACL, according to a report from The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. It’s an unfortunate break for a player in Cousins who was still coming back from the Achilles…

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DeMarcus Cousins injures knee in workout, further testing to come

Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffered an injury while working out in Vegas on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Woj adds the injury was apparently suffered when Cousins banged knees with another player. This is the latest in a series of health obstacles Cousins has faced since tearing his Achilles’ tendon during the 2017-18 season when he was with the New Orleans Pelicans. After he signed with the Golden State Warriors, Cousins played 30 games, averaging 16.3, 8.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists in only 25.7 minutes before suffering…

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KD’s Achilles injuries proves why Kawhi Leonard was right last season

When Kevin Durant went down in Game 5 in a 6’11” heap it did not look good. While I have no rooting interest in these NBA Finals, I just want to see a good series that everyone plays well, makes it through healthy and is marred from controversy. It appears that I will not get all I asked for out of this series.  Down 3-1, it was really no surprise that Kevin Durant played in Game 5, however seeing him go down brings up a lot of questions, the most…

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Kevin Durant cleared to practice, could return for Game 5

With the Golden State Warriors staring at their season’s mortality down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, its expected that all stops would be pulled out to keep their season alive. Changes to lineups, minutes , or players returning ( perhaps early) from injury could happen just to get to the next game. This news definitely leans toward the latter. Kevin Durant has been cleared to return to practice on Sunday. Head coach Steve Kerr told media members today that Durant would be practicing with the team. He’s going to practice…

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Kevin Durant: Still not ready

On the SportsCenter after Game 4 of the NBA Finals ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said that Kevin Durant’s “body isn’t ready” and there’s “frustration all around” that Durant is still unable to play. He attempted to engage in a workout Thursday but according to Jalen Rose, speaking on NBA Countdown, “it didn’t go well on any level.” With their quest for a three-peat on life support, after losing Game 4 105-92, having Durant in the lineup is more needed than ever. However even by some miracle KD is able to get…

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Steve Kerr: Kevon Looney will “give it a go” in Game 4

Golden State Warriors center will suit up for Game 4. The big man suffered a suffered a non-displaced first costal cartilage fracture and was thought to be sidelined indefinitely, according to a press release on Monday night. Head coach Steve Kerr said that Looney will be in action for Game 4. Looney and Klay Thompson both were out of Game 3 and both will be back for Game 4, as being down 2-1 is making it a nearly all-hands on deck situation for the two-time defending champions. Looney has been…

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Kevin Durant won’t play in Game 4

The speculation on if or when Kevin Durant will return to the Warriors’ lineup will be pushed back at least another game. That is because the back-to-back Finals MVP will not be in action for a must win Game 4. Durant was unable to participate in a scrimmage to prepare for a possible Game 4 return, as such head coach Steve Kerr was forced to rule him out for Friday night’s game. The return of Klay Thompson in Game 4 will greatly help, however the Warriors could more than use…

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Klay Thompson expected to play in Game 4

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Golden State’s Klay Thompson will return to the Warrior lineup for Game 4 of the Finals. Thompson missed the team’s 123-109 Game 3 loss due to an strained hamstring suffered in the later stages of Game 2.  Thompson tried to talk his way into playing in Wednesday night’s game but the Warriors aired on the side of caution and held Klay out.  Head coach Steve Kerr had this to say about the decision to not play Klay:  The whole point was to not risk…

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Warriors and Klay Thompson at odds over Game 3, status still unclear

Klay Thompson’s status for the pivotal Game tonight is still uncertain but the team would rather him sit out tonight’s proceedings. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne , the Warriors officials would prefer if the All-Star guard would not play in Game 3 and rest the hamstring strain that cut his Game 2 short. Thompson is trying to sway them to green light him playing but it will be a gametime decision, something Klay himself had previously alluded to. With the series tied at 1-1, the Warriors probably…

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