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May 5, 2015 Updates

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley hopes to return for Game 2 of the Grizzlies' playoff series against the Golden State Warriors after participating Monday in his most extensive workout with the team amid his recovery from facial surgery. "I believe I will," Conley said when asked if he will play Tuesday. "But I believed that for the last week. So I'm really hopeful. They tell me I can play once I'm ready, and I feel like I'm ready to go. It's just on me." ESPN.com

Bosh appeared for an hour on ESPN Radio on Monday and recounted the scariest episodes leading up to his season ending in February. “In Boston, we actually won that game, but I couldn’t breathe,” he said, referring to a Feb. 1 game at TD Garden. “I was like, ‘Man, I can’t breathe. Something’s wrong with me. I can’t breathe.’ You try to take a deep breath and I couldn’t do that.” Palm Beach Post

He was pressed as to why he played through it rather than let the Heat’s training staff know about the issue. “I know, I’ll never do it again,” Bosh said. “It sounds crazy, doesn’t it? I wish I could go back and tell myself not to do those things, but I’m lucky to be alive. I am. I took that as a lesson to stop trying to be a tough guy all the time. That’s kinda how we’re trained, to just suck it up and throw some dirt on it and get back out there. Palm Beach Post

May 4, 2015 Updates

Coach Doc Rivers said the team did get some good news on Paul, but that news hasn’t made anything clearer. “We did a MRI and that came out pretty well, but I don’t know,” Rivers said Sunday. “We’ll wait until tomorrow and find out. “… I’m going to be careful. If there’s any risk, he won’t play. I can tell you that right now. I just don’t know yet.” Orange County Register

"Mentally, I've got to be ready to go," Conley said. "I think I'm getting there. It's very tough at this point in the year. The playoffs are where, regardless of what your injury is, you find a way. If they tell you four weeks, you [want] to be back in a week. That's how guys look at it. But I've got to be smart. I've got the best doctors around me [and] my family supports me. So I'm just going to make the right decision." ESPN.com

"Today was a big step being able to go in front of the crowd and the loud noise," Conley told Yahoo Sports. "I did all right. All the horns and stuff really aggravated it. But it was all right. "It's very tough because I know how much I mean to the team and the organization. We understand we have a chance with the team that we have put together. Our time is now." Yahoo! Sports

"The worst part immediately coming out of surgery … was I had not ate and I was throwing up, throwing up and throwing up the whole rest of the day," Conley told Yahoo Sports. "It was because of the pain meds because I needed them because of the pain. I couldn't deal with the pain. I couldn't deal with throwing up. I couldn't eat. "I felt weak. I felt like I had a fever. …I was like, 'This is the worst feeling in the world.' I felt like that for two days and then I was able to get up for the game on Wednesday. It was the first time I was able to go to the [arena] and just watch the guys." Yahoo! Sports

May 3, 2015 Updates

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