In today’s NBA news other than the big Wizards-Suns trade, Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will be forced to wear a splint on his left ring finger for about 6 weeks, and Bulls backup point guard Kirk Hinrich has been cleared to return from his concussion.
In today’s NBA news, Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has not yet been cleared for contact, and Lakers star Kobe Bryant cannot “push off” his Achilles.
In today’s top NBA news stories, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he will opt out and test free agency this summer, and Allen Iverson will officially retire from the NBA on opening night.
In today’s NBA news, Mavericks forward Brandan Wright will be out of action for a while with a small fracture in his left shoulder; Rodney Stuckey fractured his thumb on a car door; and Dwayne Wade returned to action for the Miami Heat.
Evening News: JJ Redick out 10 days; Brendan Haywood to miss 12 weeks; Anthony Davis shining in preseason
In today’s NBA news, Clippers’ new shooting guard JJ Redick will be sidelined for 10 days with a bruised quad, and Bobcats’ center Brendan Haywood will miss 12 weeks with a stress fracture in his foot.