HoopsHype Injuries rumors

October 23, 2014 Updates

When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after he spoke to the New York media for the first time since being shut down Oct. 9, he said in Italian he underwent an MRI exam, but didn’t say what it revealed. That Bargnani had an MRI exam reveals the Knicks are surprised his injury hasn’t healed yet. When he missed the Oct. 11 game at the Mohegan Sun, Knicks coach Derek Fisher indicated he could’ve played if it were the regular season. Speaking in the locker room before the Knicks’ 103-100 win over the the Wizards at the Garden on Wednesday night, Bargnani said, “Injuries are always frustrating.’’ New York Post

Jackson said he was “crazy enough” to believe that Curry saw his ankle problems healed because God blessed the point guard who was “bold enough” to come to the altar at his church. “I was able to witness, share, testify and when necessary use words,” Jackson said. “It’s not like I was hitting them over the head with the Bible.” Contra Costa Times

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. He will be treated with a splint and rest. There is no timetable for his return. NBA.com

October 22, 2014 Updates

Charles F. Gardner: Timberwolves will not have Andrew Wiggins in lineup due to back injury. Also out are Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer, Ronny Turiaf, Mo Williams. Twitter @cf_gardner

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

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