Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

3 Greek soccer players slightly hurt in Hungary taxi crash

A damaged taxi cab carrying members of the Greek national soccer team Vangelis Moras, Panagiotis Tachtsidis and Ioannis Fetfatzidis stands on the site where it crashed with a car on a road linking the city center with the International Airport in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, March 30, 2015. The tree players were slightly injured. (AP Photo/MTI, Zoltan Mihadak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three players from the Greek national team soccer were slightly injured when their taxi crashed on its way to the airport in Budapest on Monday morning.

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Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek said it was a must-win, and the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled with the Suns’ intensity early in Sunday night’s game.

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Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, left, drives around Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio’s emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Even coach Gregg Popovich was content to see the ball stick in Kawhi Leonard’s over-sized hands.

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Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102

CORRECTS DAY OF WEEK - Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) leaps to score against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. An already decimated Miami Heat roster had two more players scratched at halftime.

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James Harden’s 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, right, hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in front of Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin (13), from France, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Washington. The Rockets won 99-91. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall’s Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.

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