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NBA Injury Analysis: Players Returning from Injury

Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose are just two of the key players who were sidelined by significant injuries last season. Jeff Stotts breaks down the risk involved with drafting each player.

NBA Injury Analysis: Looking to Next Season

Athletic trainer and RotoWire's resident injury expert, Jeff Stotts looks at some of the year's biggest injury issues and offers insight into their impact for next season.

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled T-Wolves

Jeff Stotts breaks down the injuries to key players on the Timberwolves, David Lee, and others.

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Stars

There are some big-name players dealing with injuries at the worst time for the fantasy playoffs. Jeff Stotts breaks down whether you should hold or punt these players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Vertigo

RotoWire's resident athletic trainer, Jeff Stotts, breaks down what vertigo and several other injuries in the NBA are while giving a proper understanding of when players will return.

NBA Injury Analysis: Biceps and Necks

Kyrie Irving and Andre Drummond left games this weekend with open-ended injuries. Jeff Stotts breaks down what he saw and how long he expects each player to be out.

NBA Injury Analysis: Bledsoe's Return

Jeff Stotts breaks down the expected return of Eric Bledsoe this week and injuries to other big-name players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Big Names Return

Breaking down the injuries to Jamal Crawford and Thabo Sefolosha, as well as the returns of Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic

NBA Injury Analysis: Big-Name Injuries

Breaking down the injuries to the Trail Blazers' frontcourt, Andrew Bogut, Tony Parker, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant

NBA Injury Analysis: Facial Injuries and Drop Foot

Breaking down the facial injuries to Larry Sanders, J.R. Smith, and what exactly Dwyane Wade's drop foot is.

NBA Injury Analysis: All-Scar Team

Jeff Stotts returns for the third year with his All-Scar Team selections.

NBA Injury Analysis: Conley And The Lakers Backcourt

Breaking down Mike Conley's injury and the Lakers' backcourt health.

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Kings

With Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins sidelined, Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Thornton have helped pick up the slack.

NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Knees, Hips, and Hands

With Kemba Walker out for about two weeks, who will step up in his absence?

NBA Injury Analysis: Removed, Not Repaired

Jrue Holiday is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his tibia. With Eric Bledsoe having the injured part of his meniscus removed instead of repaired, he could return in 4-6 weeks.

NBA Injury Analysis: The More You Know

Chris Paul is scheduled to miss six weeks, but could he return early? Will Kyrie Irving return soon or be out longer than expected?

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled New Year

Russell Westbrook and Al Horford went down with major injuries, but what do their injuries mean going forward?

NBA Injury Analysis: Candy Cane Crutches

Candy cane crutches might help deflect some of the sadness that accompanies injuries during the holidays, but there's no getting around the reality of some of the NBA's best players being sidelined.

NBA Injury Analysis: Bruised Bears

Mike Conley suffered a thigh contusion Sunday, and though the injury doesn't sound serious, it could keep him out for a couple games.

NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's Forecast

Kobe Bryant made his season debut Sunday, but will he be able to stay healthy and productive all season?

NBA Injury Analysis: Talk to the Hand

Anthony Davis is going to be sidelined, but for how long? J.J. Redick suffered multiple injuries, leaving the Clippers without their starting shooting guard.

NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Weekend

RotoWire's Jeff Stotts takes an in-depth look at the major injuries from an eventful NBA weekend.

NBA Injury Analysis: Team Triage

The Bucks and Nets are riddled with injuries, and key players are missing time.

NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Week for Centers

How long will Tyson Chandler and JaVale McGee be out, and who steps up in their places.

NBA Injury Analysis: Westbrook Returns

Russell Westbrook has returned, but there are a number of other injury issues to keep an eye on and consider when setting your lineups.

NBA Injury Analysis: What Injuries Mean

What common injuries mean and how it affects your fantasy lineup.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 3

Back spasms, broken jaws and Achilles issues are just a few of the injuries infecting NBA rosters in the preseason. Jeff Stotts breaks down the fantasy implications with fantasy medical explanations.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 2

Which preseason injuries are worth worrying about?

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 1

Kobe took off to Germany; CJ McCollum can't catch a break outside of his bones; but the return of Derrick Rose gives us a positive note to digest.

NBA Injury Analysis: What's Next for Kobe, Rose and Bynum?

Will we ever see the Black Mamba at full strength again?

NBA Injury Analysis: Big Break for the Big Three

With the number one seed locked up, Miami's superstars are getting a breather

NBA Injury Analysis: Another Week, Another Laker Sidelined

What's left of the Lakers' roster fights for a playoff berth

NBA Injury Analysis: Gasol Sidelined?

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down Marc Gasol's abdominal injury and more

NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's Controversial Ankle Injury

Plus: Can you count on 'Melo for the rest of this season?

NBA Injury Analysis: Rose and Irving, STAT and 'Melo

Recent injuries raise more questions than answers

NBA Injury Analysis: The King Escapes Injury

An awkward fall during Sunday's win didn't slow LeBron James much.

NBA Injury Analysis: Bogus Bogut

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) gives us an in-depth understanding of the injuries plaguing NBA fantasy players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut's Return

After missing so much time, the Warriors' center will progress slowly.

NBA Injury Analysis: The All-Scar Team

The most notable injuries of the first half, from @RotowireATC

NBA Injury Analysis: Rose in Bloom

Chicago's superstar point will be back soon - but will he have any healthy teammates?

NBA Injury Analysis: Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo

CP3 should be back soon, Rondo done for the year

NBA Injury Analysis: Stephen Curry Sidelined Again

He's back, but Curry's right ankle will never be 100%

NBA Injury Analysis: Varejao Out, Howard Back

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) explains the latest injuries to two top rebounders

NBA Injury Analysis: No Love for the T-Wolves

Injury guru Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) has the latest on Love's second fracture of the season

NBA Injury Analysis: The Missing Knicks

New York tries to get by without 'Melo, Stoudemire and Felton

NBA Injury Analysis: Mo Williams, 'Sheed and Ty Lawson

Plus: Eric Gordon could be back in uniform soon

NBA Injury Analysis: Does John Wall have an older man's knees?

And Kyrie Irving can't catch a break

NBA Injury Analysis: Nash, Wall, Nowitzki, Stoudemire

A quarter of the season gone, and several stars have yet to appear...

NBA Injury Analysis: Rubio's Return

Minnesota gains a PG while the Knicks lose two

NBA Injury Analysis: The Brow on the Bench

Anthony Davis' Ankle Becoming a Concern for the Hornets

NBA Injury Analysis: Bynum's Philly Debut Still on Hold

Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) discusses Andrew Bynum's latest setback, Brandon Roy's surgery

NBA Injury Analysis: The Return of the Brow

Anthony Davis (Concussion) should be back in action shortly.

NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Veterans

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Steve Nash, Manu Ginobili and other banged up players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, and other banged up players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Kevin Love's injury and other hobbled players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Dirk Nowitzki's injury and other hobbled players.

NBA Injury Analysis: Training Camp Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down the big injuries to key players as training camp opens.

NBA Injury Analysis: Wait Until Next Year

How this year's big injuries will affect next year's fantasy drafts

NBA Injury Analysis: Love Done for the Season?

Concussion could end Kevin Love's season prematurely

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

D-Wade, Rose, Nene

NBA Injury Analysis: Time to Drop STAT

Stoudemire's back problem is probably a season-ender

NBA Injury Analysis: The Nuggets Can't Catch a Break

Danilo Gallinari's Thumb, Rudy Fernandez' Back and Andre Miller's Shoulder

NBA Injury Analysis: Rockets' Backcourt Woes

Kyle Lowry out, Kevin Martin hurting

NBA Injury Analysis: More injury trouble for Chandler, Lopez

Tyson Chandler won't be 100% for some time, and Brook Lopez is sidelined again

NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's All-Star Injury a Test for New Protocols

Broken Nose, Concussion Scare for NBA's Top Scorer

NBA Injury Analysis: The NBA All-Scar Teams

This season's compressed schedule is extra-tough on players dealing with injuries.

NBA Injury Analysis: More Injury Woes for the Hornets

Gordon, Okafor, Jack all banged up - can this team put five healthy bodies on the floor?

NBA Injury Analysis: Who needs 'Melo when you've got... Jeremy Lin?!?

Lin-sanity has helped the Knicks overcome Anthony's injury, Stoudemire's absence

NBA Injury Analysis: Nets Lose Another Guard

MarShon Brooks Out Indefinitely. Plus: Jason Kidd, Gilbert Arenas and More

NBA Injury Analysis: Another Setback for Bogut

Oft-injured Milwaukee Center Fractures Ankle

NBA Injury Analysis: Another FOOSH has Rondo Hurting

Celtics' guard is day-to-day after another nasty fall.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Horford's Pectoral Tear Could End His Season

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Manu, Z-Bo, and Nene

NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Players Around the League

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Kobe may play through his wrist injury, but Brook Lopez could be sidelined for a long time.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Updates on Aldridge's heart condition, 'Melo's injury scare and Nowitzki's illness

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Kobe's knee still an issue; Brandon Roy may retire

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Rudy Gay's shoulder rehab

NBA Injury Analysis: Final Week Frustrations

Injury Updates to close out the 2010-2011 NBA Season

NBA Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Latest NBA Injuries

Andrei Kirilenko could be done for the year.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

West Done for the Year; Deron Williams in Limbo

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Shutting it Down for the Season...

NBA Injury Analysis: Concussions in the NBA

The NFL's most-discussed injury hits Paul, Carter and others

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Durant, Smith, Billups

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Notes

Watch out for Operation Shutdown

NBA Injury Analysis: Injury Updates

Beaubois, Redd Returning

NBA Injury Analysis: Blazers Back

Brandon Roy and Marcus Camby return to action

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Update

Bruise - more serious than it sounds.

NBA Injury Analysis: D-Wade's New Shades

Wade's Migraine Problems Could Become a Big Headache for Fantasy Owners

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Trainers in Cleveland, Portland and Washington are keeping busy

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

LeBron's Ankle Injury Sounds Minor; Varejao's Severe

NBA Injury Analysis: Dallas, Cleveland playing short-handed

Caron Butler done for the season and possibly beyond

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Report

Garnett, Nowitzki sidelined

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Brandon Jennings, John Wall and others

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Noah Out Until February; Yao Done Permanently?

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Yao is hurting. What else is new?

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Joe Johnson to Miss a Month

NBA Injury Analysis: A Mess in Miami

Miami battles intense scrutiny and injuries with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hurting and Udonis Haslem likely out for the year.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Analysis

Another lost season for Greg Oden

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Anatomy of the sprained ankle

NBA Injury Analysis: Boozer's Debut Approaching, LeBron's Leg Injury Seems Minor

Carlos Boozer's cast removed; Bulls debut coming soon

NBA Injury Analysis: Grizzlies Lose Two Starters

Z-Bo, Marc Gasol Sidelined

NBA Injury Analysis: Miami loses Mike Miller

Heat sharpshooter Mike Miller will be sidelined indefinitely after injuring his thumb in practice

NBA Injury Analysis: Arenas: Really Hurting This Time

LeBron's sore hammy shouldn't be a problem

NBA Injury Analysis: Wade's Hamstring and Boozer's Hand

Miami's Big Three Lasted Three Minutes

NBA Injury Analysis: Superstars on the Mend

Will Kobe, Yao and CP3 be ready to start the season?

NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut, Bosh injuries mar the final weeks of the season

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