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Okafor to be monitored

News: The Hornets plan to keep a close eye on center Emeka Okafor’s progress during the summer before making a decision on what they will do with the veteran, who missed 39 games in 2011-12 with a left knee injury and has two years left on his contract. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the […]

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Love could be gold this summer

News: Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is expected to be a “lock” for this summer’s US Olympics team, after a number of injuries in the front court left the United States in need of front court options. Love has previously competed in international competition in 2010, when he was a member of the United States’ squad in […]

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Lowry expected to be fine after surgery

News: Rockets guard Kyle Lowry had surgery at the beginning of May to repair a sport hernia injury that kept him out of the final two games of the season. He mixed 19 games over the final two months of the season, largely due to a bacterial infection, before the hernia. According to NBA.com, he is […]

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Harrington undergoes meniscus surgery

News: After playing the final 11 games of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs with a torn meniscus, Nuggets forward Al Harrington had surgery on Wednesday to repair the damage in his right knee. He is expected to recover over the summer and be ready for the start of the season. Analysis: […]

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Griffin rolls ankle in loss

News: Clippers forward Blake Griffin rolled his left ankle during the first quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. Griffin, who is also dealing with a sprained left knee, was able to remain in the game, but struggled with his shot in the 108-92 defeat. He made seven of his 17 […]

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Bosh out indefinitely after MRI

News: Miami forward Chris Bosh will be sidelined indefinitely because of a strained abdominal muscle, the team announced. An MRI exam performed Monday confirmed the diagnosis. Bosh suffered the injury late in the first half of the Heat’s victory over Indiana on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Game 2 is […]

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Perkins plays through hip issue

News: Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was able to play through a hip injury during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday night. Perkins finished with four points and one rebound, making both of his field-goal attempts. He also added two blocks, while logging 17 minutes of game action. Analysis: Perkins seemed to re-aggravate his […]

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Rondo suspended for Game 2

News: The NBA announced on Monday that Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first round playoff series against the Hawks for bumping referee Marc Davis during Game 1 on Sunday night. Rondo was ejected from Game 1 after angrily disputing a foul call and bumping into Davis […]

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Davis plays through back issues

News: Knicks guard Baron Davis was able to play through a back injury during Game 2 of Monday’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Heat. Davis, who was been dealing with lower back soreness for a few weeks, finished with 12 points and six assists in the 104-94 loss. Analysis: Davis has been dealing with back issues […]

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Stoudemire suffers left hand laceration

News: Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire suffered a left hand laceration after punching a fire extinguisher encased in glass following Tuesday night’s loss to the Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, according to CBSSports.com’s Ken Burger. Stoudemire was attended to by paramedics in the locker room after punched a fire extinguisher’s glass enclosure outside […]

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