Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving officially out for Game 3
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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will not play in Game 3
against the Hawks on Sunday, the team announced.
Irving was considered a game-time decision for the contest while battling a foot injury. He was able to go through a pregame warm up and was hoping to give it a go. Irving also missed Game 2 because of the injury and is averaging 18.9 points and 3.6 assists per game in the playoffs this season.
The Cavaliers are currently 9-point favorites against Atlanta on Sunday.
Warriors PF Marreese Speights (calf) out for Game 4
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Warriors power forward Marreese Speights will not play
in Game 4 against the Rockets.
Speights has been dealing with a moderate right calf strain, which has affected the rotation some. But it hasn't been too big of a deal because the Warriors lead the Rockets 3-0 in the series.
Speights hasn't played since Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
Kevin Love does light workout for Cavaliers
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Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love
was able to do a light workout on Saturday.
Love is expected to miss the rest of the postseason with a shoulder injury. The Associated Press reported that Love was at the Cavs practice facility on Saturday and "got in some kind of workout, likely bike."
Hawks' Kyle Korver out for playoffs, may need surgery
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Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver
suffered a high right ankle sprain in Game 2 and is out for the remainder of the playoffs, per the Journal Constitution
Korver's MRI on Saturday revealed a severe sprain, the team announced. He'll see a specialist to see if surgery is necessary.
Korver averaged 12.1 points this year and led the NBA in 3-point percentage for the second straight year.
Raptors' Terrence Ross has ankle surgery
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Raptors guard/forward Terrence Ross
had ankle surgery on Friday to remove bone spurs and loose bodies, the team announced
Ross had the procedure in Van Nuys, California and will rehab in Toronto. No timetable has been released.
Ross averaged 9.8 points this season.
Mavs' Chandler Parsons unsure if he'll be ready for training camp
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Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons
recently underwent knee surgery and he said he's not sure
if he'll be recovered in time to participate in training camp, reports the Star-Telegram
When asked if he had microfacture surgery on his knee, Parsons would not reveal the type of knee surgery he had.
"I don't think they want me to answer whether it was or wasn't," he said.
Nuggets' Jusuf Nurkic undergoes successful knee surgery
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Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic
underwent successful surgery
to repair a torn left patellar tendon on Wednesday, the team announced.
Nurkic averaged 6.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocks this season. It was reported earlier Wednesday that he would need three-to-four months to recover.
Report: Rockets G Patrick Beverley will not play in West Finals
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Despite trying to make his way back from wrist surgery, Rockets guard Patrick Beverley
has given up hope
that he'll be able to play in the Western Conference Finals, sources told Yahoo Sports.
"It's a no-go for the series," the source told Yahoo Sports. "He's done trying."
Beverley has been sidelined since March after undergoing wrist surgery. He was expected to miss the entire playoffs.
Blazers' Wesley Matthews ahead of schedule with Achilles tear
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Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews
is currently ahead of schedule
with his rehab of his ruptured Achilles tendon, Matthews said over the weekend per the Oregonian
Matthews, who suffered the injury on March 11, is expected to have his walking boot removed on Tuesday to continue his rehab. Matthews averaged 15.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in the regular season.
Bucks: Jabari Parker should be ready to roll by training camp
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The Bucks have claimed that small forward Jabari Parker
, who was lost for the season after an ACL tear in December, should be back in action
for training camp, per the Racine Journal Times
. That puts him ahead of schedule.
Parker, who won't play in the summer league, averaged 12.3 points in 25 games on 49 percent shooting before going down.