HoopsHype Injuries rumors
Eric Pincus: Lakers have finally taken Steve Nash off as probable starter - instead, Ronnie Price - team plays tonight vs. Blazers on preseason b2b Twitter @EricPincus
Joe Cowley: The tale of Joakim Noah and the mysterious knee continued today at the Advocate Center. He feels fine from the "minor'' surgery in May, but yet will remain on a minutes restriction moving forward. Thibs couldn't say how long. Twitter @suntimes_hoops
Rusty Simmons: Brandon Rush's official diagnosis is a sacral stress reaction in his lower back. He'll be reevaluated in a week. Twitter @Rusty_SFChron
Rick Bonnell: Someone asked Steve Clifford about his health 1 year removed from heart scare. Cliff joked his goal is a "stent-free" season. Clifford was hospitalized early last season with chest pains. Blockage was cleared before a heart attack occurred. Twitter @rick_bonnell
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