Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

Reports: Anthony Davis likely out for Olympics

Kentucky's Anthony Davis listens to a question before

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Another day, another star lost to injury for the U.S. men's basketball team.

Anthony Davis sprained his ankle in a weekend workout with the Hornets, according to the team. The team added that they will evaluate his ability to practice with the national team later in the week; reports suggest it is unlikely Davis will play for the Olympic team.

Davis had been set to workout for Team USA...

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Report: Ray Allen to undergo ankle surgery Wednesday

Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen (20) shoots a

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Ray Allen will take care of the right ankle that made the NBA's best three-point shooter of all-time look frighteningly human from beyond the arc.

According to Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald, Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right anle on Wednesday. Murphy cites a source in the report.

Allen missed 17 games during the season -- 15 in the regular season, two in...

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Is Derrick Rose's 2012-13 season in jeopardy?

Injured Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose prepares to

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The Chicago Bulls are preparing for the 2012-13 season as if starting point guard Derrick Rose won't be available.

During Chicago's first round series against the 76ers, Rose tore his ACL and meniscus. And according to Neil Hayes of the Chicago Sun-Times, "The Bulls aren't counting on Rose returning next season. They aren't even planning on it."

The injury, which sidelined...

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Big blow to Rockets' playoff chances

Kyle Lowry is back on a basketball court. But according to a report, he's far away from having any impact for the Rockets.

Out due to a bacterial infection since March 10, the Houston Chronicle reports that Lowry, who participated in Rockets practice Monday, may not see game action the rest of this season.

Jonathan Feigen reports that Lowry was very limited in practice, the use of his...

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Injuries piling up for Nuggets; Rudy out for season

The Denver Nuggets announced Wednesday that guard Rudy Fernandez will miss the rest of the season.

Fernandez needs to undergo surgery on his lower back.

The Nuggets acquired Fernandez from the Dallas Mavericks in the offseason. Fernandez didn't play for the Mavs, traded to Dallas from Portland following the 2010-11 season.

A former All-Rookie second team selection, Fernandez has...

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