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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Blake Griffin now listed “day-to-day”

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charnia, Blake Griffin, who has yet to play in 2019-20 due to hamstring and knee issues, has been cleared to resume basketball activities and is now listed as “day-to-day.” Unfortunately for the six-time All-Star, injuries are not all that uncommon. He missed his entire rookie campaign due to a knee injury and has missed a whopping 114 games over the past 5 seasons. The hope in Detroit is Griffin can build upon his first season in the Motor City that saw him average…

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Jaren Jackson Jr. out against Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies big man Jaren Jackson Jr. won’t be in action when the teams takes on the Houston Rockets Monday night due to right knee soreness. The promising young big has started all five games this season, averaging 13.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per contest.

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November 1 ,2019 NBA recap

Last night’s NBA action was highlighted by Lebron James and Luka Doncic trading triple doubles as the Lakers and Mavericks needed overtime to settle their affair. Top Performances pt rb ast LeBron JamesLAL @ DAL 39 12 16   Triple-double Luka DončićDAL vs. LAL 31 13 15   Triple-double Kemba WalkerBOS vs. NYK 33 6 5   14-14 ft Andre DrummondDET @ CHI 25 24 2   2 stl , 3 blk Patty MillsSAS @ GSW 31 3 2   6-9 3-pt Marcus MorrisNYK @ BOS 29 9 3   5-8 3-pt Anthony DavisLAL @ DAL…

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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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Isaiah Thomas to make season debut tonight

Isaiah Thomas has a had a rough couple of years. Since averaging 28.9 ppg and being a top 5 MVP contender with the Boston Celtics with the Boston Celtics in 2017, injuries have limited Thomas to just 44 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Denver Nuggets over the next two seasons. This offseason, Thomas signed a one-year , $2 million deal with the Washington Wizards. He had surgery on his left thumb in mid-September, and returned to practice this week. He is set to make his season…

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Jimmy Butler to miss next two games

The Miami Heat won their season opener against the Memphis Grizzlies without Jimmy Butler and it looks like they will have do so for two more games. That is because Butler became a father, as his girlfriend had a baby girl Wednesday night. Head coach Eric Spoelstra has this to say at Heat practice on Friday: “Jimmy is now a proud father, and he has a baby daughter. The rest I’ll let him give you the details. Everything has obviously been unbelievable news in the last 24 hours. We’re thrilled…

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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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