Tag Archives: NBA Injuries

Did Calf Strain Torpedo the Warriors?

Beth Sullivan | May 10th, 2019

Kevin Durant suffered a calf strain during the third quarter of the Warriors fifth playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After undergoing an MRI on Thursday, the official diagnosis is a Mild Calf Strain. What exactly does this mean? Continue reading

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Player Spotlight: Malcolm Brogdon

Coach Treal | March 23rd, 2019

This week I have decided to shine the spotlight on the Milwaukee Bucks third year combo-guard Malcolm Brogdon. As I begin putting this entire article together Malcolm, unfortunately, he received an MRI and has been diagnosed with a minor plantar fascia tear. The expectation is that he will be sidelined six-to-eight weeks according to most media reports. This is a crucial blow to not only Malcolm who was in the midst of one of a historical season but to the Bucks as well. He hopes to be back in action sometime in the playoffs depending on how far the team can go with him on the shelf.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis in Athletes

Beth Sullivan | March 13th, 2019

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is generally considered to be a condition of the out of shape or elderly individuals. It is for this reason, that when a young in shape athlete is diagnosed with one people want to know why.

Recently LA Laker forward Brandon Ingram was diagnosed with a DVT in his right arm after missing games because of shoulder pain. Since athletes aren’t in the front of the line for a DVT diagnosis, the question becomes why him?

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