Damian Lillard out for Sunday’s scrimmage with foot injury

From Paul Kasabian of Bleacher Report : Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillardwill miss Sunday’s scrimmage against the Toronto Raptors. According to ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, an X-ray on Lillard’s foot came back negative, but he’s suffering from inflammation that will keep him out of the lineup. Lillard, 30, is averaging a career-best 28.9 points per game for the 29-37 Blazers, who were one of 22 teams invited to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, to complete the 2019-20 season. The campaign has been suspended since March 11 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The point…

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Tristan Thompson out v Chicago Bulls

Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson will miss the team’s Tuesday night game against the Chicago Bulls due to an eye injury. At this point the team has not laid out a timetable for Thompson’s return. He will not be the only Cavalier to miss the Bulls game; The Athletic’s Kelsey Russo reports that Darius Garland Jr., Kevin Porter Jr and Dante Exum are all going to be out with a variety of injuries.

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Victor Oladipo out against Spurs with sore right knee

Indiana Pacer guard Victor Oladipo will miss the team’s Monday night game against the San Antonio Spurs with a sore right knee. Oladipo was only ten games into a return from turn quadriceps tendon that prematurely ended his 2018-19 season and had him miss over half of the 2019-20 season. In those games he averaged 12.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 25.5 minutes per contest.

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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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CJ McCollum out for game against Thunder

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum will not be in the lineup tonight when the Blazers meet up with the Oklahoma City Thunder. NBC Sports Northwest’s Jamie Hudson reports that it is a right ankle sprain that will keep him out of tonight’s contest. McCollum suffered the sprain in the Blazers’ 120-112 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Friday night. With McCollum and his 21.5 ppg absent, the Blazers will need even more contributions from Carmelo Anthony, but this presents an opportunity for young guys like Anfernee Simons and Nassir Little…

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Kristaps Porzingis to miss tenth straight game

The Dallas Mavericks will be without Kristaps Porzingis for a tenth consecutive game. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, right knee soreness is the culprit that is keeping the big man out of the Dallas lineup once more. Dallas has went 5-4 in his absence.

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RJ Barrett out for at least a week with sprained ankle

According to the team, New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will be out a week with a sprained right ankle. Barrett was on crutches following the game. The number 3 overall pick in this past NBA draft is averaging 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 31.2 minutes per contest.

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Jayson Tatum out tonight versus Pistons

According to A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston, Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will not be in action for their game Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons with tendinitis in his right knee. Blakely adds that Tatum is going to travel with the team with the intention of playing against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. In 38 games this season Tatum is averaging 21.3 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists.

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Marvin Bagley to play against Orlando Magic

According to Sacramento Kings insider James Ham, Marvin Bagley III is set to return to the lineup. He has been sidelined for the last eight games with a foot injury. Kenny Honaker of ClutchPoints reported that Bagley went through a full practice on Sunday and shoot around earlier Monday with no issues, paving the way for his return to the Sacramento lineup. This will be just the tenth game for Bagley this season. In his nine previous appearances , which includes three starts, he’d put up 13.7 points and 6.9…

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