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November 23, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Estimating Returns
Jonas Valanciunas is out indefinitely with a fractured hand, but RotoWire injury expert Jeff Stotts says it may be easier to estimate the Raptors forward's return based on his own injury history.
November 16, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Better Now Than Later
Kevin Durant and Chris Paul are both dealing with muscle strains, and while it's frustrating for fantasy owners, Jeff Stotts explains why a few games out now can help avoid prolonged absences later.
November 9, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Clipped by Injuries
Chris Paul played all 82 regular-season games last season, but he's already missed time this season with a groin injury, one that RotoWire's Jeff Stotts warns could linger.
November 2, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Wounded King
DeMarcus Cousins suffered an Achilles injury this past weekend, and while he doesn't have a history of issues in the area, RotoWire's Jeff Stotts warns the Kings' big man could be a risky fantasy play this week.
October 26, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Masked Man
Jeff Stotts breaks down the important injury info heading into the opening week of NBA action, including the Bulls' Derrick Rose, who will play with a mask to protect a broken orbital bone.
April 6, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: George Returns
How Paul George plays over the rest of this season will go a long way in determining his value in next year's drafts.
March 30, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Preparing for the Postseason
The Rockets are facing a litany of injury issues as the season winds down, and while Dwight Howard is back from his knee injury, he will not play every game down the stretch.
March 23, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: He Told You So
The worst case scenario for Kevin Durant has finally emerged, though Jeff Stotts warned in October that another foot surgery was likely.
March 16, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Playoff Injury Reports
RotoWire injury expert Jeff Stotts provides multiple updates on players who could return for the fantasy playoffs, including Thunder star Kevin Durant.
March 9, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Heating Down
Despite Dwyane Wade's return from a hamstring issue, the Heat continue to deal with injuries to key players. RotoWire's injury expert Jeff Stotts breaks it all down.
March 2, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Long-Term Risks
RotoWire's injury analyst Jeff Stotts explains why Derrick Rose's latest injury could impact his value in dynasty leagues.
February 23, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Follow-Up Procedures
RotoWire's Injury Analyst Jeff Stotts explains Kevin Durant's latest surgery and checks in on a number of other players as the fantasy regular season winds down.
February 16, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: 2014-15 All-Scar Team
Kobe Bryant makes his second consecutive appearances in Jeff Stotts' All-Scar Team, highlighting impact players whose injuries have left them as minimal fantasy producers this season.
February 9, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Staph Infections 101
Jeff Stotts breaks down Blake Griffin's staph infection, and checks in on other injured players including Rajon Rondo and Anthony Davis.
February 2, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Broken Face
Jeff Stotts provides updates on Dwight Howard's knee injury, Rajon Rondo's broken face, and others.
January 26, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Bryant, Jennings, Aldridge, and More
Kobe Bryant, Brandon Jennings, Mirza Teletovic, and Tony Wroten were all lost for the season over the last week, but LaMarcus Aldridge was reborn like the mythical phoenix.
January 19, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: All the Kings' Men
Rudy Gay, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday, Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and much much more!
January 12, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: Cracked Ribs
Deron Williams' rib injury is unique, putting the timeline of his return in question, and there are several other injuries impacting lineups right now.
January 5, 2015
NBA Injury Analysis: LeBron's Absence and Other Injuries
LeBron James is expected to be out for the next two weeks. Jeff Stotts breaks down the impact of the injury and what to expect from James going forward.
December 29, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Headaches and the Knicks
Ersan Ilyasova has suffered two concussions this season, and the New York Knicks' frontcourt is getting thinned out by injuries.
December 22, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Durant, Danilo, and DeBogut
Jeff Stotts breaks down the biggest injuries in the NBA.
December 15, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Thinning the Herd
The Knicks had two of their backcourt players go down with injuries this weekend. Jeff Stotts breaks down how long they'll be out and touches on several other players.
December 8, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Viruses and Backs
DeMarcus Cousins and Brook Lopez will miss this week, and several other players are covered by Jeff Stotts, updating their injury statuses.
December 1, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: DeMar and the Flu
DeMar DeRozan is going to miss time, but how much time? Jeff Stotts breaks it down.
November 24, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: D-How Long?
Dwight Howard has undergone PRP treatment on his injured knee. What does that mean for his return? Jeff Stotts covered Howard and several other injuries.
November 17, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Magic Feet
Aaron Gordon is the latest player to fall prey to a foot injury in the NBA. Jeff Stotts details Gordon's injury and also touches on the rest of the big injury news.
November 10, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Sprained Ankles, Everywhere
Ricky Rubio and Marcus Smart were the latest big names to suffer severe ankle injuries. Jeff Stotts breaks down what it means going forward.
November 3, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Coping in Week 2
Unfortunately, there are a number of injuries littering the NBA like a mindfield for fantasy. Fortunately, Jeff Stotts has a breakdown on how you should handle them.
October 27, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: The Big Injuries
With Kevin Durant, Victor Oladipo, and several other big names already suffering from injuries, it's good to know how long they'll be out to plan accordingly.
August 20, 2014
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.
April 14, 2014
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.
April 7, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled T-Wolves
Jeff Stotts breaks down the injuries to key players on the Timberwolves, David Lee, and others.
March 31, 2014
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.
March 25, 2014
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.
March 17, 2014
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.
March 10, 2014
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.
March 3, 2014
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
February 24, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Big-Name Injuries
Breaking down the injuries to the Trail Blazers' frontcourt, Andrew Bogut, Tony Parker, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant
February 17, 2014
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.
February 10, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: All-Scar Team
Jeff Stotts returns for the third year with his All-Scar Team selections.
February 3, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Conley And The Lakers Backcourt
Breaking down Mike Conley's injury and the Lakers' backcourt health.
January 27, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Kings
With Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins sidelined, Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Thornton have helped pick up the slack.
January 20, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Knees, Hips, and Hands
With Kemba Walker out for about two weeks, who will step up in his absence?
January 13, 2014
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.
January 6, 2014
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?
December 29, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled New Year
Russell Westbrook and Al Horford went down with major injuries, but what do their injuries mean going forward?
December 23, 2013
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.
December 16, 2013
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.
December 9, 2013
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?
December 2, 2013
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.
November 25, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Weekend
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts takes an in-depth look at the major injuries from an eventful NBA weekend.
November 18, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Team Triage
The Bucks and Nets are riddled with injuries, and key players are missing time.
November 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Week for Centers
How long will Tyson Chandler and JaVale McGee be out, and who steps up in their places.
November 4, 2013
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.
October 28, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: What Injuries Mean
What common injuries mean and how it affects your fantasy lineup.
October 21, 2013
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.
October 14, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 2
Which preseason injuries are worth worrying about?
October 7, 2013
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.
April 15, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: What's Next for Kobe, Rose and Bynum?
Will we ever see the Black Mamba at full strength again?
April 8, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Big Break for the Big Three
With the number one seed locked up, Miami's superstars are getting a breather
April 1, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Another Week, Another Laker Sidelined
What's left of the Lakers' roster fights for a playoff berth
March 25, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Gasol Sidelined?
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down Marc Gasol's abdominal injury and more
March 18, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's Controversial Ankle Injury
Plus: Can you count on 'Melo for the rest of this season?
March 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rose and Irving, STAT and 'Melo
Recent injuries raise more questions than answers
March 4, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: The King Escapes Injury
An awkward fall during Sunday's win didn't slow LeBron James much.
February 26, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Bogus Bogut
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) gives us an in-depth understanding of the injuries plaguing NBA fantasy players.
February 18, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut's Return
After missing so much time, the Warriors' center will progress slowly.
February 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: The All-Scar Team
The most notable injuries of the first half, from @RotowireATC
February 4, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rose in Bloom
Chicago's superstar point will be back soon - but will he have any healthy teammates?
January 28, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo
CP3 should be back soon, Rondo done for the year
January 21, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Stephen Curry Sidelined Again
He's back, but Curry's right ankle will never be 100%
January 14, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Varejao Out, Howard Back
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) explains the latest injuries to two top rebounders
January 7, 2013
Injury Analysis: No Love for the T-Wolves
Injury guru Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) has the latest on Love's second fracture of the season
December 31, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Missing Knicks
New York tries to get by without 'Melo, Stoudemire and Felton
December 24, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Mo Williams, 'Sheed and Ty Lawson
Plus: Eric Gordon could be back in uniform soon
December 17, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Does John Wall have an older man's knees?
And Kyrie Irving can't catch a break
December 10, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Nash, Wall, Nowitzki, Stoudemire
A quarter of the season gone, and several stars have yet to appear...
December 3, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Rubio's Return
Minnesota gains a PG while the Knicks lose two
November 26, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Brow on the Bench
Anthony Davis' Ankle Becoming a Concern for the Hornets
November 19, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Bynum's Philly Debut Still on Hold
Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) discusses Andrew Bynum's latest setback, Brandon Roy's surgery
November 9, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Return of the Brow
Anthony Davis (Concussion) should be back in action shortly.
November 2, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Veterans
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Steve Nash, Manu Ginobili and other banged up players.
October 26, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, and other banged up players.
October 19, 2012
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Kevin Love's injury and other hobbled players.
October 12, 2012
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Dirk Nowitzki's injury and other hobbled players.
October 5, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Training Camp Notes
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down the big injuries to key players as training camp opens.
April 20, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Wait Until Next Year
How this year's big injuries will affect next year's fantasy drafts
April 13, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Love Done for the Season?
Concussion could end Kevin Love's season prematurely
April 6, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates
D-Wade, Rose, Nene
March 30, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Time to Drop STAT
Stoudemire's back problem is probably a season-ender
March 23, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Nuggets Can't Catch a Break
Danilo Gallinari's Thumb, Rudy Fernandez' Back and Andre Miller's Shoulder
March 16, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Rockets' Backcourt Woes
Kyle Lowry out, Kevin Martin hurting
March 9, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: More injury trouble for Chandler, Lopez
Tyson Chandler won't be 100% for some time, and Brook Lopez is sidelined again
March 4, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's All-Star Injury a Test for New Protocols
Broken Nose, Concussion Scare for NBA's Top Scorer
February 24, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The NBA All-Scar Teams
This season's compressed schedule is extra-tough on players dealing with injuries.
February 17, 2012
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?
February 10, 2012
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
February 3, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Nets Lose Another Guard
MarShon Brooks Out Indefinitely. Plus: Jason Kidd, Gilbert Arenas and More
January 27, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Another Setback for Bogut
Oft-injured Milwaukee Center Fractures Ankle
January 20, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Another FOOSH has Rondo Hurting
Celtics' guard is day-to-day after another nasty fall.
January 13, 2012
Horford's Pectoral Tear Could End His Season
January 6, 2012
Manu, Z-Bo, and Nene
December 30, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Players Around the League
December 22, 2011
Kobe may play through his wrist injury, but Brook Lopez could be sidelined for a long time.
December 16, 2011
Updates on Aldridge's heart condition, 'Melo's injury scare and Nowitzki's illness
December 9, 2011
Kobe's knee still an issue; Brandon Roy may retire
December 2, 2011
The latest on Rudy Gay's shoulder rehab
April 8, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Final Week Frustrations
Injury Updates to close out the 2010-2011 NBA Season
April 1, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Latest NBA Injuries
Andrei Kirilenko could be done for the year.
March 25, 2011
West Done for the Year; Deron Williams in Limbo
March 18, 2011
Shutting it Down for the Season...
March 11, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Concussions in the NBA
The NFL's most-discussed injury hits Paul, Carter and others
March 4, 2011
The latest on Durant, Smith, Billups
February 25, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Notes
Watch out for Operation Shutdown
February 18, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Injury Updates
Beaubois, Redd Returning
February 11, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Blazers Back
Brandon Roy and Marcus Camby return to action
February 4, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Update
Bruise - more serious than it sounds.
January 28, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: D-Wade's New Shades
Wade's Migraine Problems Could Become a Big Headache for Fantasy Owners
January 21, 2011
Trainers in Cleveland, Portland and Washington are keeping busy
January 14, 2011
LeBron's Ankle Injury Sounds Minor; Varejao's Severe
January 7, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Dallas, Cleveland playing short-handed
Caron Butler done for the season and possibly beyond
December 31, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Report
Garnett, Nowitzki sidelined
December 23, 2010
The latest on Brandon Jennings, John Wall and others
December 17, 2010
Noah Out Until February; Yao Done Permanently?
December 10, 2010
Yao is hurting. What else is new?
December 5, 2010
Joe Johnson to Miss a Month
November 26, 2010
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.
November 19, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Analysis
Another lost season for Greg Oden
November 12, 2010
Anatomy of the sprained ankle
November 5, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Boozer's Debut Approaching, LeBron's Leg Injury Seems Minor
Carlos Boozer's cast removed; Bulls debut coming soon
October 29, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Grizzlies Lose Two Starters
Z-Bo, Marc Gasol Sidelined
October 22, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Miami loses Mike Miller
Heat sharpshooter Mike Miller will be sidelined indefinitely after injuring his thumb in practice
October 15, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Arenas: Really Hurting This Time
LeBron's sore hammy shouldn't be a problem
October 8, 2010
Injury Analysis: Wade's Hamstring and Boozer's Hand
Miami's Big Three Lasted Three Minutes
October 1, 2010
Injury Analysis: Superstars on the Mend
Will Kobe, Yao and CP3 be ready to start the season?
April 9, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut, Bosh injuries mar the final weeks of the season
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