Tuesday, January 18, 2022

NBA injuries: Damian Lillard undergoes abdominal surgery; Bulls’ Derrick Jones Jr. out 4-6 weeks

NBA injuries: Damian Lillard undergoes abdominal surgery; Bulls' Derrick Jones Jr. out 4-6 weeks

Let’s examine the injury landscape across the league

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The calendar year has flipped, yet the biggest concern in the NBA world remains COVID-19, which has affected dozens of players and postponed multiple games. Unfortunately, injuries have also been a problem, and every team has been shorthanded at one point or another. 

A number of stars, such as Kawhi Leonard, Zion Williamson and Jamal Murray, are still working their way back from injuries suffered before the season. Others, like Paul George, Anthony Davis, Michael Porter Jr. and Collin Sexton, are expected to miss a significant amount of time after suffering injuries since the season began.

As the season rolls along, here’s a look at the most significant injuries around the league, and when these players might be back on the court. To see more injury updates around the league, click here.

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