Found January 05, 2012 on Detroit Free Press:
The Memphis Grizzlies were the surprise of the NBA last summer, riding Zach Randolph's broad shoulders to within one win of the Western Conference finals. If they hope to build on that momentum this season, they'll have to do it without their burly power forward and unquestioned leader for the next two months.

Report: Ginobili to miss up to 2 months

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will undergo surgery to repair a broken bone in his shooting hand and is expected to miss six to eight weeks, the San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday. Head coach Gregg Popovich announced the news after practice as the team prepared to host the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. The 34-year-old, two-time All-Star broke the fifth...

Zach Randolph out two months; Grizzlies trade for Marreese Speights

Poor, Z-Bo. Zach Randolph is out two months with a slight MCL tear in his right knee. Z-Bo's career in Memphis had been going so well the last couple of seasons. But four games in, Z-Bo goes down and won't likely be seen -- outside of a fancy suit on the bench -- until March. I certainly wouldn't drop a guy who's good for a double double -- a top 35 player. He...

Randolph out two months with torn knee ligament

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph is expected to miss six to eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right knee.

Spurs' Ginobili likely out 2 months after surgery

Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will undergo surgery on his broken left hand and is expected to miss at least two months.

Manu Ginobili to Miss 6-8 Weeks Following Hand Surgery

Ginobili is set to have surgery tomorrow to repair the broken bone in his shooting hand, and according to Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, Manu could be out of action for up to two months. From the Express-News: “Ginobili tweeted that the surgery will include a plate and screws being inserted on his ‘beloved left hand.’ Popovich said that Ginobili likely would be idled for...

Warriors-Spurs Preview

If their most recent game was any indication, the San Antonio Spurs could be in for a long road ahead without the services of Manu Ginobili. Hoping to overcome the absence of its leading scorer, San Antonio looks for a 27th consecutive home victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night. The Spurs (3-2) suffered a huge blow when Ginobili fractured the fifth metacarpal...

Game Day: Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz (1/6/12)

What was originally diagnosed as a minor injury suffered by Zach Randolph will instead sideline the Memphis Grizzlies' All-Star power forward for at least six weeks. While the Grizzlies have managed to beat two last-place teams without Randolph thus far, his absence is certain to be felt going during an upcoming difficult slate of games. Looking to win three straight for the...

Memphis Grizzlies believe there's life after Z-Bo, but it takes adjustments

Zach Randolph's expected eight-week absence because of a torn right medial collateral ligament doesn't necessarily mean the Griz have to change their style.

Rodman starts topless basketball

Let's take a break from all the Manu Ginobili, broken finger talk and enjoy a moment of levity courtesy of former San Antonio Spurs forward Dennis Rodman.For a retired basketball player and new Hall of Famer, Rodman sure is making a lot of headlines. Last month he played a charity basketball game in crazy clown makeup. So how can he top that? He’s starting his own topless...

Splitter opines Adelman key to Rubio’s success; Ginobili says “impressive”

Most observers are amazed at the early success of Spanish wunderkind Ricky Rubio in the NBA, but at least a couple San Antonio Spurs are claiming to have known this was destined all along. Tiago Splitter, whose Caja Laboral Baskonia met Rubio’s FC Barcelona many a time since the lad debuted in the ACB at age 14, is quoted over at Spanish-league Tu Basket that he was “amazed at...

The Morning After: Miami's First Loss & San Antonio's HUGE Loss

Every morning, we'll have a look at the previous night's action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web. The Big Headline Atlanta handed Miami its first loss of the season, but that's nothing compared to San Antonio's loss. Manu Ginobili broke his left (shooting) hand in a 10 point loss to the Timberwolves. The Big Performers Carmelo Anthony (NYK...
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