Found April 23, 2013 on
NBA Injury News:
Golden State Warriors forward David Lee will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right hip flexor. He sustained the injury during Game 1 against the Denver Nuggets when he hit the ground hard following a foul. Lee told reporters – including Rusty Simmons of The San Francisco Chronicle – that he had been playing through pain in his back for two weeks prior to sustaining his injury.Lee’s back had been killing him two weeks prior to tearing his hip flexor. He didn’t want this to be known, as he hoped to continue playing through the pain. It got to the point where he had to use ice packs to ease the discomfort during contests.It’s not clear if this previous back malady had any impact on Lee’s recent injury, but what has been determined is that he’ll miss the next three months with the tear. He said he felt a pop in his hip upon landing after the foul. He stayed in the game long enough to take two free throws, but when he tried to play defense he said there was no feeling in his right leg and no strength in his hip to lift his knee.Lee’s used to playing through pain, and now the Warriors will have to feel the agony of continuing through the playoffs without him. The talented big man led the NBA in double-doubles this season, and he’s a pivotal player for Golden State both scoring points and on the boards.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
David Lee reportedly suffered a torn hip flexor against the Nuggets on Saturday and will miss the remainder of the postseason.
David Lee waiting eight years to play in his first playoff game. And for now that’s all he’ll play in.
The Warriors announced on Sunday their all-star forward is done for the rest of the playoffs after it was revealed he suffered a torn right hip flexor.
Lee came out of Saturday’s Game 1 early in the fourth quarter after taking an awkward fall under the basket. He could barely...
For the Golden State Warriors success is not something they are used to. In the last 19 seasons the team has made the post season one other time, in the '06-07 season. Otherwise you have to look back to the 1993-94 campaign--when Chris Webber was Rookie of the Year.
After a solid season this year the Warriors were looking to take advantage of a Nuggets team that had been hit...
Warriors’ David Lee went down early in the fourth quarter after he drove to the basket, was fouled by JaVale McGee, and landed awkwardly. After writhing in pain and grabbing his right thigh, Lee was able to knock down two free throws but was then forced to leave his first career playoff game as it appeared he couldn’t even walk on his own.
According to Marcus Thompson, Contra...
After the Warriors David Lee's hip injury knocked him out of the playoffs, Pacers center Roy Hibbert offered his support ... in a really backhanded sort of way.
Tweet In game one of the NBA Playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, Warriors forward David Lee went down with an apparent leg injury early in the fourth quarter, seen here: Now, CBSSports.com NBA Insider Ken Berg is reporting that Lee will be out for the rest of the season with [...]
David Lee tore his right hip flexor in Saturday's loss by the Warriors to the Nuggets.
Star Golden State Warriors forward David Lee is out for the rest of the playoffs with a torn hip flexor sustained against the Denver Nuggets.
When the Golden State Warriors lost David Lee for the duration of the post season it would have been easy to dismiss the Warriors from having any hope of moving forward. They are a good team, but good enough to overcome losing such an important piece of the puzzle? Many would say no.
And they would all be wrong.
The Warriors more than picked up the slack with Lee being...
Roy Hibbert took to Twitter Monday morning to express his dislike for David Lee, but to also wish him a speedy recovery as he will miss the remainder of the playoffs with a torn right hip flexor. Lee & Hibbert were involved in a shoving match in February while fighting for rebounding position and resulted in a mini-brawl between the Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors...
That scuffle between the Warriors and Pacers in February, for all the wrong reasons, was one of the more enjoyable moments of Golden State’s season thus far. To jog your memory, Roy Hibbert and David Lee got involved in a shoving contest, Hibbert went Incredible Hulk on Steph Curry, and Mychal Thomspon clowned his son.
For their efforts in igniting the fracas, Lee and Hibbert...
An already uphill battle just got tougher.
Thoughts from Games 1& 2 of the Nuggets-Warriors series (Tied at 1)
*Warriors fans reactions to David Lee's injury best summed up here.
*This was a pretty tasty dunk from Mr. Barnes last night I will say.
*But is it better than this JaVale facial from game 1?
*The Nuggets were 38-3 on the season at home. They were playing a team w/out one of their...