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Blazer's Edge

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets Game Day Thread

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via The Blazers hope to secure a win tonight on the second night of a travel back-to-back. The Portland Trail Blazers leave their loss to the Phoenix Suns behind and head to Denver to take on the Nuggets. It’s a short road trip but it’s a tough one for the Blazers who are still trying to keep their heads above water with so many injuries to key players. But in true Damian Lillard-era Trail Blazers fashion, after a loss like the one in Phoenix, the team may come out and play quite a game tonight. At least, that’s what we are hoping...

Peachtree Hoops

Hawks use Trae Young third quarter burst to bury Nuggets, 123-115

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via The Atlanta Hawks (12-17) came into this matchup with the Denver Nuggets looking to change course and head towards the halfway point in the season on an upswing, having lost five of their last six games and eight of their last ten games. The Nuggets similarly sought consistent results to vault them among the elite in the Western Conference, sitting at 16-13 and winners of four of their last six. The Hawks continued to be without the services of De’Andre Hunter, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Rajon Rondo and Kris Dunn due to long term injuries....

Peachtree Hoops

Game Thread 2/21/21: Hawks vs. Nuggets

Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via The Atlanta Hawks host the Denver Nuggets at State Farm Arena on Sunday evening. Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce will miss the game due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. GAME PREVIEW Starting Lineup Trae Young Kevin Huerter Cam Reddish John Collins Clint Capela Injury report Bogdan Bogdanovic (avulsion fracture, right knee) is out. Kris Dunn (right ankle surgery) is out. De’Andre Hunter (right knee surgery) is out. Rajon Rondo (low back pain) is out. Join us and (please) be cordial to one another in the comments below.

Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks: Keys to victory vs the Denver Nuggets

The Atlanta Hawks host the Denver Nuggets in what appears to be a very interesting matchup. The Nuggets have a longer injury list than the Hawks but only one starter, Paul Millsap is on it. They have a shortened rotation and this could hurt the team which is playing the last of a four-game road […] Atlanta Hawks: Keys to victory vs the Denver Nuggets - Soaring Down South - Soaring Down South - An Atlanta Hawks blog

CelticsBlog

Robert Williams makes a strong case against Nikola Jokic

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via In a huge win against the Nuggets, Williams gave quality contributions in the absence of Daniel Theis. In Tuesday’s night huge bounce back win for the Celtics, Robert Williams stepped up in a big time role. After Daniel Theis was ruled out with a finger injury, an opening for some added frontcourt minutes became available for Williams, and he was able to do a little bit of everything. Williams finished the game with 8 points, 8 rebounds (3 offensive), and 5 steals in 20 minutes of play, an impressive +12 in +/- rating. This is not...

NESN.com

Daniel Theis Injury: Celtics Center Ruled Out Vs. Nuggets

The Boston Celtics will be without Daniel Theis on Tuesday night. Already in a bad stretch, the C’s will be shorthanded against the Nikola Jokic-led Denver Nuggets, ruling out the starting big man in the morning. He has been dealing with a right index finger strain and originally was listed as questionable for Tuesday. The […] The post Daniel Theis Injury: Celtics Center Ruled Out Vs. Nuggets appeared first on NESN.com.

Hoops Habit

Denver Nuggets: Should Michael Porter Jr. start this season?

The Denver Nuggets continue to experience the injury bug with Gary Harris missing time to a left adductor strain. But once he returns, Michael Porter Jr. should go back to coming off the bench because that is where the team found consistent success. After starting the season 5-5, the Nuggets are now 15-11 through about […] Denver Nuggets: Should Michael Porter Jr. start this season? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

CelticsBlog

Daniel Theis out against Nuggets

Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports The absence will be Theis’ first of the season. After initially being listed as questionable with a right index finger sprain on Monday, the Celtics have downgraded Daniel Theis to out for tonight’s game against the Denver Nuggets. Theis sustained the injury in Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Washington Wizards, though he ultimately returned to play 20 minutes, finishing with 4 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists. Daniel Theis has been downgraded to OUT for tonight's game vs Denver. He's got a right index finger sprain.— Keith...

Lakers Nation

Lakers News: Rich Paul Expects Anthony Davis To Miss Games Beyond Re-Evaluation Period

The Los Angeles Lakers received a huge injury scare during Sunday night's game against the Denver Nuggets...

ClutchPoints

Anthony Davis leaves game with injury, seen grabbing Achilles

Sunday’s game versus the Denver Nuggets could be a very costly one for the Los Angeles Lakers as superstar Anthony Davis left the game in the second quarter due to an injury. Even more concerning, Davis immediately reached for his right Achilles tendon area. AD was trying to get past the defense of Nuggets center […] The post Anthony Davis leaves game with injury, seen grabbing Achilles appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Did the Lakers mismanage Anthony Davis’ injury?

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis re-aggravated the tendonosis above his right Achilles during the second quarter of L.A.’s matchup with the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, forcing him out of the 2020 Western Conference Finals rematch. Davis could be seen grabbing his right calf area after a drive against Nuggets center Nikola Jokic. Davis attempted […] The post Did the Lakers mismanage Anthony Davis’ injury? appeared first on ClutchPoints.

NESN.com

Daniel Theis Questionable For Celtics-Nuggets With Sprained Finger

The injury bug just won’t leave the Celtics alone. Boston announced Monday that Daniel Theis is questionable for Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets with a right index finger sprain. Marcus Smart (left calf tear) and Romeo Langford (wrist), of course, remain out. Like it or not, Theis has been one of the more consistent […] The post Daniel Theis Questionable For Celtics-Nuggets With Sprained Finger appeared first on NESN.com.

Los Angeles Times

Wait-and-see time for Lakers: 5 takeaways from Nuggets loss

Here are takeaways from the Lakers' 122-105 loss to the Nuggets on Sunday in Denver. The headliner? Anthony Davis' Achilles injury.

Lakers Nation

Lakers Injury News: Anthony Davis Scheduled For MRI On Achilles

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a blowout loss on the road to the Denver Nuggets, but that is the least of the...

ClutchPoints

LeBron James reacts to Anthony Davis’ Achilles injury

Following Anthony Davis’ departure late in the first half after suffering an Achilles injury, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to recover, falling to the Denver Nuggets, 122-105 on Sunday, which snapped their seven-game winning streak. LeBron led the Lakers with a near triple-double of 22 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists, […] The post LeBron James reacts to Anthony Davis’ Achilles injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Doctor gives expert take on Anthony Davis’ nagging injury

The Los Angeles Lakers are likely to proceed with an abundance of caution when it comes to the health of Anthony Davis. Davis left Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets after aggravating his Achilles tendinitis. He is awaiting the results of an MRI that he had on Monday. The Athletic spoke to Dr. Rajpal Brar, […] The post Doctor gives expert take on Anthony Davis’ nagging injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

REPORT: Lakers star Anthony Davis confirmed to suffer from Achilles injury, set to undergo MRI

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis has been diagnosed with an Achilles strain he suffered during Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers confirmed the development minutes after AD was forced to exit the game with the injury. He was seen grabbing his right Achilles as he left the court. The extend of his […] The post REPORT: Lakers star Anthony Davis confirmed to suffer from Achilles injury, set to undergo MRI appeared first on ClutchPoints.

OC Register

Lakers blown out by Nuggets after Anthony Davis limps off with injury

Nikola Jokic has a 23-point triple-double and Denver ends the Lakers' seven-game win streak, 122-105, on a night when Davis hobbles to the locker room after aggravating his sore right Achilles. He will have an MRI on Monday.

Lakers Nation

Recap: Anthony Davis Aggravates Achilles; Lakers Lose To Nuggets

Anthony Davis didn't play in the second half after aggravating his right Achilles injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers...

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis’ injury could cost multiple titles

The Los Angeles Lakers lost by 17 points to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday and that was far from being the story of the game. Instead, every Laker fan was more focused on the status of Anthony Davis. Davis left the game in the second quarter after shooting two free throws. Davis was clutching his […] Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony Davis’ injury could cost multiple titles - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Lake Show Life

Los Angeles Lakers: Lessons and AD Achilles discussion from Denver loss

The Los Angeles Lakers went on the road and lost to the Denver Nuggets. They ended up losing their seven-game win streak in a blowout. The story on Monday however will be about the biggest loss in Anthony Davis with an Achilles injury. Lake Show Life breaks down what else happened in Lake Show Life […] Los Angeles Lakers: Lessons and AD Achilles discussion from Denver loss - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Lake Show Life

Anthony Davis injures Achilles in Los Angeles Lakers loss to Denver

The Los Angeles Lakers went on the road to play the Denver Nuggets. They lost the game, but that doesn’t matter. They got blown out, but that doesn’t matter. The Los Angeles Lakers lost Anthony Davis in the first half with an Achilles injury. Now THAT matters! This is supposed to be a post-game report. […] Anthony Davis injures Achilles in Los Angeles Lakers loss to Denver - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - Los Angeles Lakers News and Fan Community

Nuggets can’t count on Michael Porter Jr. with his constant injuries – Sean Farnham | Get Up

Laura Rutledge and Sean Farnham explain how much of a concern Michael Porter Jr.’s knee strain that is keeping him out of the Summer League for the Denver Nuggets. ✔

Lakers react to Lonzo Ball's sprained ankle, blowout loss vs. Nuggets | NBA on ESPN

Lonzo Ball says the Los Angeles Lakers coaches were cautious after his ankle injury and insists he will play on Thursday against the Pacers. Luke Walton, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart all react to the Lakers' 117-85 loss against the Denver Nugg

Lakers Practice: Luke Gives an Injury Update on Josh Hart and Rajon Rondo

Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton Gives an Injury Update on Josh Hart and Rajon Rondo before the game against the Nuggets #LukeWalton #Lakers LakersNation