Connect with us

Headlines

Celtics’ Irving May Take Extended Time Off to Rest Knee

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving hinted that he’ll opt for extended rest in hopes of combating the left knee soreness that forced him out of Sunday’s 99-97 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Irving, who missed a game last week after knee soreness initially flared, did not return for the second half of Sunday’s game. Boston, already playing without All-Star big man Al Horford (illness) and Jaylen Brown (concussion), watched a 12-point lead evaporate as Indiana rallied for the win.

“I think [rest] will probably be the best thing, just instead of kind of hoping it gets better over the two or three days that it usually does,” Irving said. “It’s aching a little bit more than I wanted it to now, so I’m taking the necessary time.”

Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Sources: Nikola Mirotic Out Two-to-Four Weeks with Left Thumb Fracture

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic has suffered a slight fracture of his left thumb and will miss at least two-to-four weeks, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading

Headlines

Sources: Suns to Meet with Jimmer Fredette

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

The Phoenix Suns will meet with former BYU star and Sacramento Kings first-round pick Jimmer Fredette on Thursday, according to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s John Gambadoro.

Gambadoro reports the Suns could sign Fredette through the rest of the season. The Suns currently have an open roster spot.

The 30-year-old guard is currently playing for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association. On Tuesday, the Sharks were eliminated from the postseason. Fredette averaged 36.9 points per game for Shanghai, the league’s top mark.

Source: John Gambadoro via Arizona Sports

Continue Reading

Headlines

Sources: Pelicans Claim Christian Wood

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

New Orleans has claimed Christian Wood off waivers, league source tells ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Continue Reading
Advertisement

NBA Team Salaries

Advertisement

Insiders On Twitter

NBA On Twitter

Trending Now