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Breaking Down The Western Conf. NBA Injuries Before Playoffs Begin

Breaking Down The Western Conf. NBA Injuries Before Playoffs Begin

When you gather a group of towering men, have them run in close proximity during what is a decidedly competitive professional basketball season – there’s going to be wear and tear – and that means INJURIES. It’s time to get the most-recent hot take from three orthopedic surgeons about injuries impacting professional NBA players in the Western Conference, as this year’s NBA Playoffs approach inside this episode of The 6 to 8 Weeks Podcast…


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— What is the NCAA? https://www.ncaa.org/sports/2021/2/10/about-resources-media-center-ncaa-101-what-ncaa.aspx

— What is the NBA? https://www.nba.com/news/about

— Learn All About The Golden State Warriors: https://www.goldenstateofmind.com/23005511/warriors-franchise-questions-faq

Check Out the Current NBA Standings…

— Learn All About Jonathan Kuminga: https://www.nba.com/player/1630228/jonathan-kuminga

— What is Knee Tendinitis? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/patellar-tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20376113

— The Origin of the Phrase “Jumper’s Knee”: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK532969/

— Learn All About Arik Armstead: https://www.nfl.com/players/arik-armstead/

— What are Kinimatics? https://www.techtarget.com/whatis/definition/kinematics

— Who are on the Current Roster of Players for the Golden State Warriots? https://www.nba.com/warriors/roster

— What is Tendinosis? Tendinosis is a degeneration of the tendon’s collagen in response to chronic overuse; when overuse is continued without giving the tendon time to heal and rest, such as with repetitive strain injury, tendinosis results. Even tiny movements, such as clicking a mouse, can cause tendinosis, when done repeatedly.

— What is Bursitis? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8Tv6L783zs

— What are Back Spams? https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22881-back-spasms

— Who is Carl Anthony Towns? https://www.app.com/story/sports/college/2015/06/24/karl-anthony-towns-nba-draft-monmouth-university/29204149/

— What is a Meniscectomy? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK559105/

— Learn All About the Los Angeles Lakers: https://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/LAL/

— What Kind of Problems Do 7′ Tall People Have Living Their Lives? https://americantall.com/blogs/we-the-tall/tall-people-problems

— Learn All About The Denver Nuggets: https://facts.net/lifestyle/sports/12-facts-about-denver-nuggets/

— Learn All About the Minnesota Timberwolves: https://facts.net/lifestyle/sports/20-facts-about-minnesota-timberwolves/

— Learn All About the Los Angeles Clippers: https://www.nba.com/clippers/news/behind_the_name.html

— Learn All About Duane Wade: https://dwyanewade.com/about-dwyane-wade/

— Learn All About the New Orleans Pelicans: https://www.neworleans.com/things-to-do/sports/teams/pelicans/

— What is a Bone Bruise? https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/bone-bruise-bone-contusion

— What is an Ankle Sprain? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sprained-ankle/symptoms-causes/syc-20353225

— Learn All About The Houston Rockets: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Houston-Rockets


Timestamps from This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

00:00 NBA players facing overwork, injury concerns, confusion.

03:20 Tendon pain likely due to overuse, rest advised to prevent worsening of injury.

08:58 Concern over player’s future due to knee surgery.

10:16 Challenges and complexities of knee injuries in basketball.

14:32 Snowboarder with knee injury presents diverse symptoms, requiring treatment for bone bruise and MCL. Ankle sprains common among players.

17:22 Improper swaddling of Drew for humanoid transformation.


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