Injuries and Disappointments: The 7-10 Split of Fantasy Basketball

ersan ilyasova

As we do every Saturday afternoon, let’s examine the lessons from the Week That Was, review our Depth Chart Updates, the Upcoming Schedule and make our picks of Sits and Starts for the upcoming week. This week we welcome back some stars who returned ahead of schedule (Kevin Love, Nene Hilario and Kyle Lowry), update on some of the more intriguing injury situations (Andrew Bynum, Brandon Roy and Andrew Bogut) and give some pointers on how to evaluate your team’s disappointments. 

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Five reasons to feel positive about the Washington Wizards

John Wall

(This is another in a series of 30 guest columns that will run in October, when optimism reigns supreme across the NBA. The theme will be “Five Reasons to Feel Positive About … ” We encourage you to follow the authors on Twitter and visit their sites. – CS) The Washington Wizards’ rebuild is now into year three as the plan remains to grow with a young roster. But the team sprinkled in veterans this summer, adding big man Emeka Okafor and

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SH Blog: Love breaks hand at condo, Carmelo couldn’t accept Jeremy Lin as an alpha dog

Kevin Love

After playing a vital role in the Olympics for Team USA, gold medalist Kevin Love had high expectations for the Timberwolves and their revamped roster for the upcoming season. Unfortunately for him and the team, those expectations took a major hit on Wednesday afternoon when Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports tweeted and broke the news that Love has suffered a broken hand. Chris Bernucca has the details of the situation. This really is a tough break for a franchise finally hoping

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Tweet of the Night: John Wall

John Wall

Thanks big bro means a lot coming from u RT @: S/o to my lil bro, @..I know how hard u work, you'll be back in no time...
@John_Wall
John Wall
John Wall shared his appreciation for the support of Jamal Crawford, who gave words of encouragement for the young point guard in regards to the sudden knee issue he is going through. Wall received some tough news on Friday, learning of a stress injury in his left knee that will sideline him for eight weeks and force him to miss the first month of the NBA season. It’s really a shame, and you have to feel for a player anytime such

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John Wall out 8 weeks with stress injury

John Wall

This was definitely not the start to the season the Washington Wizards were looking for. The Wizards were counting on growth and maturation from John Wall, their blindingly quick point guard whom they believe is destined for NBA stardom. But the team announced Friday that Wall has a stress injury in his left knee and will be out eight weeks. Wall felt pain in the knee and had an MRI on Thursday in New York that revealed the early stages of a

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