Injury News

Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans looks on prior to a preseason NBA game against the New Orleans Pelicans on October 5, 2013
New Orleans Pelicans, USA star Anthony Davis out of Rio Olympics
USA forward Anthony Davis confirms that he will be forced to miss this summer's Olympic basketball tournament in Rio de Janeiro because of injury.
Mar 21, 18:53
Cleveland Cavaliers point-guard Kyrie Irving looks on during game one of the NBA Finals on June 4, 2015
Kyrie Irving confirms Cleveland Cavaliers return for Sunday
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving reveals that he will make his season debut against Philadelphia on Sunday.
Dec 19, 22:29
Cleveland Cavaliers point-guard Kyrie Irving looks on during game one of the NBA Finals on June 4, 2015
Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert close to returning
Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert could both return from injury in the next two games, confirms Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt.
Dec 11, 03:19
Washington Wizards' John Wall in action against Chicago Bulls on October 12, 2013
John Wall to undergo knee scan
Washington Wizards guard John Wall will undergo an MRI scan after missing the end of the team's loss to Dallas Mavericks with a knee injury.
Dec 7, 12:00
Al Jefferson #25 of the Utah Jazz walks across the court during the game against the Utah Jazz at Toyota Center on March 20, 2013
Charlotte Hornets' Al Jefferson suffers calf strain
Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson will miss up to three weeks of the season after suffering a calf strain.
Dec 1, 04:23
Mike Dunleavy #34 of the Chicago Bulls dribbles the ball against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 11, 2013
Mike Dunleavy suffers injury setback
Mike Dunleavy's comeback could be delayed after the Chicago Bulls swingman suffered pain in his attempt to recover from back surgery.
Nov 30, 04:21
Carmelo Anthony for New York Kicks on December 25, 2014
Carmelo Anthony misses loss to Houston Rockets with illness
Carmelo Anthony is forced to pull out of the New York Knicks side prior to their loss to the Houston Rockets due to illness.
Nov 30, 03:45
Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes in action against San Antonio Spurs on May 10, 2013
Golden State Warriors evaluating Harrison Barnes injury
Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes is being evaluated after injuring his ankle in the win over the Phoenix Suns.
Nov 29, 12:46
Cleveland Cavaliers point-guard Kyrie Irving looks on during game one of the NBA Finals on June 4, 2015
David Blatt: 'Kyrie Irving making progress'
Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt confirms that point guard Kyrie Irving is progressing in his recovery from a fractured kneecap.
Nov 22, 12:59
Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls moves against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 27, 2015
Derrick Rose suffers sprained ankle in Chicago Bulls win
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose suffers a sprained ankle against the Indiana Pacers but is confident that he will not face a long spell on the sidelines.
Nov 17, 05:03
Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks on the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 14, 2014
Jabari Parker suffers sprained foot
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker will miss at least the next three games after spraining his right foot.
Nov 17, 03:08
Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores off a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014
Kevin Durant confident of quick return
Kevin Durant says that he is hopeful of a quick return to action after sustaining a hamstring injury.
Nov 16, 05:17
Professional basketball player Brandon Jennings attends the NBA 2K14 premiere party at Greystone Manor on September 24, 2013
Brandon Jennings returns to team practice
Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings returns to practise with his teammates as he continues to recover from an Achilles injury suffered in January.
Nov 13, 04:58
Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls celebrates a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at the United Center on March 5, 2015
Joakim Noah set to return against Charlotte Hornets
Joakim Noah is expected to return from a knee injury when the Chicago Bulls meet the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.
Nov 13, 04:43
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Myles Turner out for four weeks with thumb fracture
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is expected to be out of action for four weeks with a fractured thumb.
Nov 13, 03:49
Gerald Green #14 of the Miami Heat drives against Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on October 18, 2015
Report: Miami Heat's Gerald Green released from hospital
A report suggests that Miami Heat guard Gerald Green is released from hospital following a four-day stay for an undisclosed illness.
Nov 10, 04:27
Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls moves against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 27, 2015
Derrick Rose still expects "ups and downs"
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose admits that he is still expecting "ups and downs" as he recovers from a fractured eye socket.
Nov 6, 10:03
Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks on the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 14, 2014
Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker cleared for return to action
Milwaukee Bucks point guard Jabari Parker will return to action for the first since since suffering a torn ACL last December against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Nov 3, 04:21
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Jodie Meeks suffers foot fracture
Stan Van Gundy confirms that Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks suffered a fractured foot in the win over the Utah Jazz.
Oct 30, 02:29
Head coach Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks watches as his team takes on the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 15, 2015
Thabo Sefolosha, Mike Muscala injured on opening night
Thabo Sefolosha and Mike Muscala will miss the game against the New York Knicks due to injuries, the Atlanta Hawks confirm.
Oct 29, 02:54
Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut in action during the game against Denver Nuggets on April 28, 2013
Andrew Bogut suffers concussion
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering concussion in the win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Oct 29, 02:05
Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks on the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 14, 2014
Jabari Parker to return for Milwaukee Bucks in early November
Jabari Parker will be back on the court within the first two weeks of November, confirms Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd.
Oct 28, 02:38
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
LeBron James: 'I will play against Chicago Bulls'
LeBron James confirms that he will play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their season opener against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
Oct 27, 02:36
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers smiles after a play in the first half against the Atlanta Hawks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015
LeBron James to play in season opener?
LeBron James will reportedly be fit to play in Cleveland Cavaliers' season opener against Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
Oct 26, 02:20
Tyreke Evans #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans grabs a loose ball during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 12, 2013
Tyreke Evans undergoes knee surgery
New Orleans Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his knee with the new season less than a week away.
Oct 21, 03:17
Wide receiver Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys calls for a touchdown on a reach into the endzone by Anthony Amos against the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013
Jerry Jones: 'Dez Bryant could return against New York Giants'
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant could return from injury against the New York Giants on Sunday, according to owner Jerry Jones.
Oct 21, 03:02
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers smiles after a play in the first half against the Atlanta Hawks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015
David Blatt: 'LeBron James will be ready for season opener'
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt insists that LeBron James will "absolutely" be ready for next week's season opener against the Chicago Bulls.
Oct 20, 03:16
Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls moves against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 27, 2015
Derrick Rose hopeful of being ready for opener
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose admits that he is still unsure whether he will be ready for the start of the season after fracturing his orbital bone.
Oct 16, 03:34
Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki in action against Memphis on April 15, 2013
Dirk Nowitzki: 'Wesley Matthews, Chandler Parsons won't rush injury recoveries'
Dirk Nowitzki says that Dallas Mavericks pair Wesley Matthews and Chandler Parsons will not be rushed back from injury.
Oct 10, 04:22
Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls moves against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 27, 2015
Derrick Rose ruled out for two weeks
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will be out for two weeks after undergoing surgery on a fractured orbital bone.
Oct 2, 03:34
Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores off a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014
Kevin Durant delighted with Serge Ibaka injury return
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant believes that his side are a more formidable unit with the presence of Serge Ibaka in their lineup.
Sep 30, 17:44
Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores off a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant: "I'm the same player I was"
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is adamant that he is the same player he was before his foot injuries.
Sep 30, 02:11
Jabari Parker #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks on the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on October 14, 2014
Milwaukee Bucks' Jabari Parker making steady progress in return
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker admits that he is making gradual progress in his return from a torn ACL sustained last season.
Sep 30, 01:55
Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder runs up the court after a play against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Three of the Western Conference Finals on May 25, 2014
Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka relishing return to the court
Oklahoma City Thunder center Serge Ibaka admits that he is relishing his return to the court after recovering from knee surgery.
Sep 30, 01:45
Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls looks on during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on January 29, 2012
Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson hopeful on Derrick Rose injury
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson is optimistic that Derrick Rose's orbital fracture will not rule the point guard out of action for an extended period.
Sep 30, 01:02
Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls looks on during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on January 29, 2012
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose suffers orbital fracture during practice
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose suffers an orbital fracture during the first practice session of training camp, which requires surgery to repair.
Sep 30, 00:49
Iman Shumpert #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on before the game against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on April 23, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert ruled out for three months
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert suffers a wrist injury during training ahead of the 2015-16 season which rules him out of action for three months.
Sep 30, 00:36
Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat posts up Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 23, 2014
Chris Bosh cleared for Miami Heat training camp
Chris Bosh feels an urgency to get back playing after being cleared for the Miami Heat training camp.
Sep 25, 17:57
Professional basketball player Brandon Jennings attends the NBA 2K14 premiere party at Greystone Manor on September 24, 2013
Report: Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings cleared for full activities
A report suggests that Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is cleared to return to the court after eight months out with a torn Achilles.
Sep 23, 23:41
Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat posts up Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 23, 2014
Erik Spoelstra expects Chris Bosh to be cleared for practice
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra believes that Chris Bosh should be in line to practise in his side's training camp ahead of the 2015-16 season.
Sep 23, 23:13