Posts Tagged Athlete injuries

Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford, right, dunks the ball against the defense of Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng, of Senegal, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford isn’t missing many shots these days for the Atlanta Hawks.

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No. 8 Texas skid continues with 58-57 loss to Iowa State

Texas center Kelsey Lang (40) looks to shoot over Iowa State forward Madison Baier (34) and guard Seanna Johnson (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A little more than two weeks ago, the Texas Longhorns were off to their best start in 29 years and the program’s highest national ranking since 2004.

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Pistons G Jennings to miss rest of season with injury

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings shouts after falling to the floor while playing against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

TORONTO (AP) — Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon.

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Whiteside active for Heat; Dunleavy sidelined for Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is active for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bulls after missing the previous two because of a sprained right ankle.

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Blazers’ Aldridge puts thumb surgery on hold, scores 26

Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, right, and teammate Dorell Wright chat in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Portland, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Aldridge led the Trail Blazers with 26 points as they defeated the Wizards 103-96. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a span of just 48 hours, LaMarcus Aldridge resigned himself to thumb surgery, reversed himself and decided to play through the pain, then led the Portland Trail Blazers to victory over the Washington Wizards.

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