An NBA night is nothing but an emotional roller coaster. Tension and feelings of utter bliss spiced up by almost tangible adrenaline characterize the experience. A true NBA fan could attest.
However, this could also be the bare minimum for the fans who place wagers on the matches. Fulfillment does the magic for these folks, especially if their predictions fell on the better side of luck.
If you belong to this category, you know that injuries play a key element in this activity. Well, worry not, join me as I take you through some of the affected teams within the 2021-22 season.
The former champions have been hit with the unapologetic face of reality despite commendable oomph at the beginning of the season. They have had several players off the field.
On the top of the list is Bobby Portis. The center playing star is out on a hamstring and is expected to be out until October 27. Semi Ojeleye, on the other hand, took one on the calf and is expected to be out up to around the same time.
Point guard Jrue Holiday and his teammate Donte DiVincenzo fell victim to their sportsmanship and injured their ankles. The latter might be out until November 8.
Golden State Warriors
The basketball giants in the championship race also took some damage on their top formation. Jonathan Kuminga received a gouge on the knee and won’t be back until October 30.
Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson, both shooting guards, took hip and Achilles injuries, respectively. They would likely be out until December 25. Not so good news for the tactical managers of the team. Neither is it for us.
Center player James Wiseman also grew short of luck and received one on the knee and is not expected back atleast until November 3.
Without a doubt, this team has had quite a go so far in the NBA season. Falling slightly below Chicago Bulls on points means quality plays and consistent scores.
However, it hasn’t been a mean fit, with two of their significant players being forced out due to body contusions. PJ Washington was the first to be rendered redundant after getting a Knee injury.
With him was Terry Rozier. The shooting guard went out on an ankle twist and is only up to the game time to decide when he comes back. The team will have a hard time filling up their shoes for a dependable offense compared to before.
The reigning champions haven’t been left untouched either. With one of the most iconic NBA players at the moment, you’d think they might be in for one of the longest clean sheets in history. Especially with their current performance. Well, think again.
Wondering why?. Most fans’ favorite dribbler point guard Coby White had an injury on September 22. We might not see him in action until not before November 15. There is a probability that their defensive play will take a turn on the negative.
Before landing on a probable score or prediction during placing your wagers, take a little time to check out the above injuries. Your most confident pick might not be the most convincing following the absence of certain key players. Take a quick peek, and seek your most desired profit with the right approach.