Mike Malone downplays Jamal Murray's injury despite being in a walking boot

Just when we thought that the injury bug had finally made its way out of the Denver Nuggets locker room, down goes third-year guard Jamal Murray with an apparent ankle injury. However, it appears that it is nothing serious, with team head coach Mike Malone stating that Murray’s early departure on Saturday against the Phoenix …

NBA Rumors: Gordon Hayward's Minutes 'At Times' Frustrates Celtics' Young Players

It would be unfair to expect Gordon Hayward to completely return to form this season after the devastating injury he suffered in Oct. 2017, and so far it’s been clear that he’s working through some challenges. Last season, with Hayward injured for all but the first few minutes of the campaign, the Boston Celtics heavily …

Thon Maker trade rumors: Agent of Bucks center requests his client be dealt

Third-year forward Thon Maker would like to find a new NBA home.  According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Maker’s agent has requested a trade away from the Milwaukee Bucks in the hopes of landing an expanded role elsewhere. The Bucks drafted Maker with the 10th overall pick in the 2016 Draft.  From ESPN:  “The representative …

3 takeaways from Texas' 98-88 loss to Georgia: Longhorns overwhelmed by

The Longhorns couldn’t mount a late comeback Saturday afternoon in Athens and fell to Georgia, 98-88, in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. It was a basketball rematch for the two schools after the Longhorns defeated the Bulldogs on the football field in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.  Texas is now 11-9 overall and has lost five of …

Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Spurs at Pelicans (1/26/19)

A look at three key numbers related to Saturday’s game at the Smoothie King Center between San Antonio and New Orleans (5 p.m. Central, Fox Sports New Orleans, WRNO 99.5 FM): 95, 140: New Orleans scoring totals in its first two matchups vs. San Antonio this season, representing the Pelicans’ second-worst and second-best offensive outputs, …