Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant went down with an ankle injury against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. The Lakers were leading before Bryant came down off of a shot attempt and awkwardly turned his ankle.
According to Michael Lee via Twitter, Washington Wizards star wing man Nick Young will miss Monday’s action against the Utah Jazz after re-aggravating a knee injury. keep reading →
According to Mike Wells via Twitter, the Indiana Pacers have fired head coach Jim O’Brien, and will move forward for the remainder of the season with Frank Vogel as the interim head coach.
According to the Charlotte Bobcats official Twitter page, forward Tyrus Thomas will miss approximately eight weeks with a tear in his lateral meniscus.
The hits just keep on coming in Portland, don’t they? According to the Portland Tribune, Portland Trail Blazers’ star center Marcus Camby will miss the next 4-5 weeks after under-going knee surgery.
According to NBA.com, Dallas Mavericks star guard/forward Caron Butler will miss the remainder of the 2010-11 NBA season after having surgery to repair a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee.
According to Jonathan Feign of Chron.com, Houston Rockets star center Yao Ming will likely be lost for the 2010-11 season with yet another injury to his left ankle. Ming reportedly has a fracture in his ankle, and is expected to be shut down for the rest of the season.
According to Chicago Breaking Sports, Chicago Bulls star center Joakim Noah is expected to miss 8-10 weeks after he has surgery to repair an injured thumb.
According to reports, Sacramento Kings star guard Tyreke Evans is likely to miss the Kings’ three-game road trip this week, in order to rest his ailing foot. Evans has been battling plantar fasciitis lately and has seen his play drop because of it.
There are quite a few big names hitting the deck in the NBA right now, which has direct implications on fantasy basketball lineups for daily fantasy basketball games and leagues.