He’s actively rehabbing and you’d think a relatively lean build and low weight would work in his favor. MRI on Portland's Rodney Hood injured left knee returned clean and he will be day-to-day toward a return, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Rodney Hood is questionable to return with left knee hyperextension. "Yeah, offensively, I think this was one of our better games," Hood said. Another look at the Hood injury #ripcity pic.twitter.com/bKX9V89cUQ, Rodney Hood Injured in Blazers-Nuggets Game 7, Quinn’s Bold Prediction Tabs Blazers as a Candidate to Trade Up. We turned it over a little bit but for the most part, we played well.

It's just, I couldn't put no pressure on it so I had to come out," Hood said postgame. The next guy came in – Baze came in and we were still in position to win the game, we just came up short.". The injury-riddled Blazers will now play the injury-riddled Warriors on Monday night. Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood went down with a knee injury on a screen by Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig during Game 7 between … He kind of stuck his knee out a little bit. The Portland Trail Blazers have reportedly been awarded a $2.86 million injury exception, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.. Midway through the fourth, Tobias Harris had the ball at the top of the key with Rodney Hood defending him. Rodney Hood and Zach Collins started the third quarter replacing Moe Harkless and Al-Farouq Aminu. Get the latest odds, analysis, and insights at Yahoo Sportsbook. Former Blazers Teammates Turner, Lillard Still Kidding Around, Carmelo Anthony Shows Off Range in Workout Video. The team doctors are now going to wait and see how Hood is feeling in the morning. Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood went down with a knee injury on a screen by Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig during Game 7 between Portland and Denver.

He ended up being the Blazers' second leading scorer on the night before he went down. Hood goes down again #ripcity pic.twitter.com/rMRMAcss2b. Before suffering the injury, Hood said he was "in rhythm" on the offensive end. Can anyone in the SEC catch high-flying Alabama? As you probably know, that’s a very serious injury for anyone and particularly an athlete, not least of all someone who participates in a physical, run/jump sport like basketball. Hood walking off the court gingerly after injuring his left knee — heading to locker room. But then in the fourth quarter, the injury bug hit once more. Just under six minutes to go in the third, the Denver Nuggets leading 58-55 but with the Blazers holding onto the momentum, things took a turn for the worse for Hood. "It's tough because like I said, he was playing such a great game. So hopefully some treatment and I'll be back next game.". This will go on until he rolls into camp in supreme condition. Rodney Hood continues to make steady progress in recovery from injury, fully expects to be with Portland Trail Blazers next season Updated Apr 14, 2020; Posted Apr 14, 2020 The injury-riddled Blazers will now play the injury-riddled Warriors on Monday night. Trail Blazers PR announced that Hood was questionable to return, but he ended up not getting back in the game. Hood mentioned his left elbow, hand, and tailbone were all sore from a play that happened earlier in the fourth quarter. I saw the replay. Rodney Hood talks about his injury, looks ahead to return originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest Reblog Hood had scored 6 points on 2-6 shooting in 20 minutes. Manchester City's Sergio Agüero grabs assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis during win over Arsenal (video).

"But I think it'll be alright, I don't think anything [is] structurally wrong, just swollen right now. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 13, 2019 Is this picture of Ben Simmons training fool's gold for Sixers fans? Acccording to John Schuhmann of NBA.com, Melo is one of the 10 "most intriguing" free agents this offseason. Portland was without Hassan Whiteside (hyperextended left knee) and Zach Collins (left dislocated shoulder) to start the game. return to the Trailblazers in time for training camp. Kent Bazemore finished out the game for Hood. Assessing the Celtics' odds to win 2021 NBA championship. Hood said he would be icing his knee and working on getting the swelling down. Get all the sports news you need, direct to your inbox. For one thing, Cousins weighs 270 while Hood checks in at a much lighter 208. Doc Rivers wants the Sixers playing faster; is that a reasonable goal? Former Blue Devil Rodney Hood is facing the greatest crisis of his NBA career: he blew out his left Achilles tendon in early December. DeMarcus Cousins injured his a while back and was waived by the Los Angeles Lakers in February and has yet to find a new team. For an Achilles injury, that’s really good. Team Executives Express Concerns Over Re-Tooled Draft Process. He also says he’ll take it day by day and has no timetable for return. CBS Sports NBA contributor Sam Quinn listed the Trail Blazers as a team that is poised to make a move on draft night. A Really Good Article About The Upcoming Kinston Basketball Documentary, You Tube Gold: Duke’s Best Plays Of The Last Decade, Charleston Southern Will Be In Cameron In December, How Coach K Dealt With The Lost Post-Season Last Year. The Trail Blazers were without four of their big men on Saturday night as the Philadelphia 76ers stole a game in Portland. The Blazers are going to re-evaluate Hood in the morning, but there was no x-ray or any type of imagining done immediately after the game. "Knee is swollen right now," Hood added. After the game, the Blazers announced his had suffered a left knee contusion. "It was knee to knee.

Obviously, we wish we would have came out with a win. The injuries aren’t the same of course and never are between two people (or even two Achilles on the same person). Bazemore had seven points and six rebounds in the loss. Rodney Hood talks about his injury, looks ahead to return originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest. The injury is being reported as a hyperextension of the left knee. The play happened in the third period with 5:42 remaining, Portland trailing 55-58. Update: This ESPN article quotes Hood saying he is “in a lot of pain right now”. The scoring guard goes down in the third quarter against Denver. Sixers guard Ben Simmons then set a screen on the ball, but as Simmons set the screen his knee made contact with Hood's knee. Sue Bird on USWNT's favorable coverage compared to WNBA: 'Soccer players generally are cute little white girls', Justin Gaethje previews Khabib Nurmagomedov bout, opens up on what he learned vs. Tony Ferguson, Warchant TV: FSU Football players talk marquee win over North Carolina, Classic Spy Photos Of The Week: Aborted Acura NSX With V10 Engine, Florida's Dan Mullen learns the hard way about COVID-19, LeBron James is already back in the gym after Finals win, and has a new workout partner, Bob Arum doesn't want to see a judge again after her Teofimo Lopez scorecard, and fans agreed, Baseball Twitter celebrates Astros elimination after Game 7 loss, Rodney Hood talks about his injury, looks ahead to return. The Blazers also lost Rodney Hood to back spasms on Friday night. He was really rolling and you could tell he was moving around well and feeling good and already being shorthanded – all of our bigs are pretty much hurt – seeing another one of our starters go down is the last thing we wanted to see right now. Former Blue Devil Rodney Hood is facing the greatest crisis of his NBA career: he blew out his left Achilles tendon in early December. By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's Terms and Privacy Policy, As Damian Lillard put it postgame, the Blazers "are in a tough spot" right now with the so many injuries, but he also said, "we're not making any excuses.". "Just pushing the pace, finding shooters, moving the ball. Everything you need to know about sports betting starts here. And of course, Pau Gasol and Jusuf Nurkic continue to rehab their injuries. As the Blazers continue to push through all the injuries, Lillard discussed how difficult it was to see yet another teammate on the floor in pain.

We played well enough to win but we'll learn from this one and keep moving forward.".
A report from ESPN’s Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz revealed that several NBA teams are skeptical of the current draft process. Perhaps so: he’s hoping to return to the Trailblazers in time for training camp. Hood went down hard and stayed on the floor for a couple of minutes, before heading back to the locker room. Defensively it was just tough not having bigs down there, they really got into the paint and did what they really wanted to do. It was tough for us but we put up a fight.