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Bargnani out Tuesday

News: The Toronto Sun reports that Raptors center Andrea Bargnani— who said his calf was feeling a bit better and that he was done with his swimming rehabilitation and was on to light on-court work — will miss the game Tuesday at Houston. Bargnani has been sidelined since late January with a strained calf. Analysis: […]

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Brand to start Tuesday

News: The 76ers official team website reports that forward Elton Brand(thumb) will start Tuesday night at Detroit. Brand was able to practice Monday without a splint or tape on his injured right thumb. Brand missed the final two games before the All-Star break. Analysis: It appears safe to keep Brand active in all leagues for […]

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Kleiza to play Tuesday

News: The Toronto Sun reports that Raptors forward Linas Kleizawent full out in Monday’s practice, and coach Dwane Casey said he expects Kleiza to return to the lineup Tuesday at Houston barring any overnight setbacks. Analysis: It appears safe to keep Kleiza active for the upcoming scoring period, but he is only worth using in […]

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Suspension over for Rondo

News: Boston guard Rajon Rondoreturns to action on Tuesday against Cleveland as his two-game suspension is over. Rondo was suspended two games by the NBA for throwing the ball at an official during Sunday night’s contest against the Pistons. Rondo played in Sunday’s All-Star game and scored two points with eight assists and two rebounds […]

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Mullens back at practice

News: Bobcats center Bryon Mullens returned to practice on Monday after missing Charlotte’s last game due to an illness., reports the Charlotte Observer. Mullens is being considered probable for Wednesday’s contest against the Pistons. Analysis: Mullens broke out earlier this year and earned himself a starting gig for the Bobcats, but has fallen off the […]

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No concussion for Kobe ?

News: According to multiple reports, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a broken nose during Sunday night’s All-star contest and not a concussion as was first reported. Bryant was hit in the face by Dwyane Wadein the third quarter, but was able to remain in the game. A CT-scan taken after the game revealed the injury […]

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Simmons officially inks with Clippers

News: Forward Bobby Simmonsofficially singed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday the team announced. Simmons was the NBA’s most improved player for the Clippers back in 2004-05. Analysis: Simmons could get some minutes for the Clippers during his 10-day contract. Still, he’s not going to play enough to matter in any Fantasy formats. […]

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Booker taking advantage of run

News: Wizards F Trevor Bookerwas able to notch his first double-double of the season during Friday night’s contest against the Heat. Booker finished with 13 points and a season-high 15 rebounds in the 106-89 victory, on 6 of 13 shooting from the field. He went 1 of 2 from the free-throw line and also chipped […]

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Jack to miss at least a week

News: According to the team’s official website, Hornets G Jarrett Jack will miss at least a week due to a knee bruise. He re-aggravated the injury on Wednesday against the Bulls, scoring only four points to go with three assists, well below his averages of about 15 points and seven assists. Greivis Vasquezgot the start […]

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Coach: Ginobili back Saturday

News: Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said standout G Manu Ginobiliwill play against New Jersey on Saturday after participating in a full-contact practice Friday. Ginobili, who has been sidelined since Jan. 2 after breaking a bone in his left hand, will not start and his minutes are expected to be limited. “I don’t have great expectations […]

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