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Noah plays on for Bulls

News: As expected, Bulls center Joakim Noah was able to play through his foot injury during Game 5 of Chicago’s first-round playoff series against the Nets. Noah, who has been dealing with a case of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, finished with 11 points and four rebounds in the 110-91 defeat. He went 4 of […]

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Ohlbrecht back with Rockets

News: The Rockets called up forward Tim Ohlbrecht from the D-League, the team announced Monday. Analysis: Ohlbrecht only appeared in three games with Houston this past year as he spent much of the season down in the D-League. While he still has some upside, the 24-year-old isn’t expected to have much value heading into the 2013-14 […]

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Lin forced to sit with chest issue

News: Rockets guard Jeremy Lin was ruled out for Game 4 of Houston’s first-round playoff series against the Thunder due to a pulled muscle in his chest. Lin, who was limited to just 18 minutes in Game 3 after re-aggravating his injury, is being considered day to day, according to the team’s official website. Analysis: Lin […]

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Curry dealing with eye and ankle issues

News: Warriors guard Stephen Curry was sporting an eye patch over is right eye leaving the arena following Game 4 of Golden State’s first-round series against the Nuggets, the Oakland Tribune reports. Curry, who has also been nursing a sore left ankle, was forced to leave in the fourth quarter Sunday night after being poked […]

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Ilyasova to play for Turkey

News: Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova told Fox Sports that he will take a few months to rest his ailing wrist before heading over seas to play in the European Championships in Turkey. Ilyasova, who hurt his wrist late in the regular season, admitted that his injury really hampered his production during Milwaukee’s first-round playoff loss to […]

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Nash expects to be healthy next year

News: Lakers guard Steve Nash said he doesn’t think his back, hip and hamstring injuries will linger and expects to be at 100 percent by the time training camp rolls around, according to the team’s official website. Nash played in two of the teams 11 games, including the playoffs, due to his injuries. “I always work […]

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Curry tweaks ankle, goes for 30

News: Warriors guard Stephen Curry was able to survive and injury scare during Game 2 of Golden State’s first-round playoff series against the Nuggets. Curry looked to tweak his left ankle late in the third quarter of the 131-117 win and immediately took himself out of the game. He was seen stretching his ankle on […]

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Faried struggles in return

News: Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried was able to get back on the court for Game 2 of Denver’s first-round playoff series against the Warriors Tuesday night. Faried, who was held out of Game 1 due to a sprained left ankle, struggled in the 131-117 defeat. He finished with just four points and two rebounds in the […]

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Battier gets stitched up

News: Heat forward Shane Battier received four stitches on his chin following Game 2 of Miami’s first-round playoff series against the Bucks Tuesday. Battier sustained a chin laceration in the fourth quarter of the 98-86 win after colliding with Larry Sanders. He never left the game and finished with 10 points on 2 of 5 […]

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Hill still not cleared for contact

News: Lakers center Jordan Hill (hip) has still not been cleared to participate in five-on-five drills, reports the team’s official website. Hill, who underwent hip surgery back in January to repair of a torn labrum and remove loose particles, is trying to return sometime during the postseason. However, he has been ruled out of Los Angeles’ […]

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