Nuggets’ Will Barton to Undergo Adductor Muscle Surgery; Out 5-6 Weeks

Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday on his adductor muscle, according to Marc J. Spears of ESPN. He is expected to be out five to six weeks for recovery. The injury first took place Saturday during a win over the Phoenix Suns when Barton went down and was eventually taken off the court in a wheelchair. He was diagnosed with a strained groin after an MRI, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Continue reading Nuggets’ Will Barton to Undergo Adductor Muscle Surgery; Out 5-6 Weeks

TONIGHT INJURIES… PLAYERS THAT WON’T PLAY

HEAT: Justise Winslow (hamstring) has been ruled out of tonight’s game vs the Magic. Wayne Ellington (ankle) will be active, but is not expected to play. RAPTORS: Delon Wright is out. PISTONS: No Stanley Johnson tonight and Reggie Bullock questionable with the flu Spurs: Lonnie Walker, Dejounte Murray out. KNICKS: Fizdale won’t play Courtney Lee in opener because he doesn’t want to “throw him into fire.” It’s Atlanta. HAWKS: Justin Anderson – OUT John Collins – OUT Dewayne Dedmon – OUT Daniel Hamilton – OUT Alex Len – PROBABLE MORE TO COME!! Continue reading TONIGHT INJURIES… PLAYERS THAT WON’T PLAY

Rockets’ P.J. Tucker, Nene ruled out for preseason opener Tuesday

Veterans P.J. Tucker (sore back) and Nene (tight calf) were ruled out for the Rockets preseason game Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala., though Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni called the issues “Just normal aches and pains.” Backup centers Isaiah Hartenstein (sprained right … Continue reading Rockets’ P.J. Tucker, Nene ruled out for preseason opener Tuesday