Cleveland’s Dante Exum will be out a month or two with a strained right calf, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Detroit trailed by 20 points late in the first quarter and by 17 at halftime. They managed to cut the deficit to five in the fourth quarter, trailing 91-86 after Wayne Ellington hit a 3-pointer at the 1:56 mark. They couldn't close out the comeback bid, however.Oklahoma City Thunder Face Masks
“To have these types of games is just part of the process of building and the culture continuing to move in the right direction,” Walton said. “I was happy for him, but happy for the group mostly.”Memphis Grizzlies Face Masks
The Hawks described the injury specifically as an "an avulsion fracture in his right knee with associated soft tissue inflammation and a bone bruise."Charlotte Hornets Face Masks
This will be Leonard’s third game of the season and he returns at a good time. The LA Clippers suffered a historic loss against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday and were able to bounce back with a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. However, Leonard needs to be on the floor for this team to have sustained success, and him starting Wednesday night is a great sign for Clippers fans.
If their own physical and mental health is failing under the weight of added duties, as several team officials independently say is already happening, then what about the health of players? Several of these officials voiced concerns about not only a decline in players' health care but in the fragility of a non-bubble season, given the constant potential for outbreaks if there's slippage in protocols, vigilance, diligence or compliance.Milwaukee Bucks Face Masks
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A 72-game sample size will be a much more accurate characterization of Oubre's season than a nine-game one, but at least his teammates and coaches are behind him and determined to help him turn things around.