Posts Tagged Athlete health

Chelsea looks to restore 8-point lead over stumbling City

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois, left, Eden Hazard, 2nd left, Oscar, center, Diego Costa, 2nd right, and goal scorer Branislav Ivanovic celebrate winning the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea has had an eight-point lead in the English Premier League wiped out by title rival Manchester City once already this season.

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Irving scores 55, leads Cavs to 8th win in row minus LeBron

Portland Trail Blazers’ Meyers Leonard (11) fouls Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

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Warriors’ Festus Ezeli to begin D-League rehab assignment

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors backup center Festus Ezeli will begin a rehab assignment with the team’s NBA Development League affiliate in Santa Cruz before making his long-awaited return.

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Kevin Martin returns to Wolves after 34-game absence

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin has returned to the lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing the previous 34 games with a fractured right wrist.

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LeBron sitting out with sprained right wrist

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) grabs his wrist against the Detroit Pistons in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers superstar LeBron James could miss several games with a sprained right wrist sustained during a hard fall against Detroit.

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