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DIME SMACK: Injuries popping up everywhere

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Reason for concern out of New Orleans? Damn right there is reason for concern. ' back is out of wack and not getting better. According to the man, the spasms are going to be a career-long touch and go problem. The stud point guard had to sit out last night's loss to the and is listed as day-to-day. ... Diddy and TMac make up a pretty sick back spasming backcourt. The most worried man in sports today might be the Kandiman's agent. missed the entire preseason with a shaky knee and now that same knee has hobbled him onto the injured list. Kandi was having a career year, and quite ironically that career year coincided with the last year of his contract. Injuries are funny like that, huh. The and got together and decided not to play their point guards last night. 'Dre Miller sat out with an ankle sprain, and The Abuser (Jamal Tinsley for those who really need to pay more attention) sat out with a thigh bruise. The were so strapped at the one-spot that spent more time distributing than shooting. That is, until the last five minutes of the ball game when Clutch did that thing he does and dropped 13. Welcome to the show, Marco Jaric. Playboy (and if you read Dime Issue 3 you know how he earned that name) is making the best out of his extended minutes and scored a career high 25 points. ... Welcome back to the league Jimmy Jackson. JJ signed with his 43rd NBA team, the , and got some run in their win last night over the . The are thin at the off-guard spot with the injury to Hedo Turkoglu and the bad wheels of . found a new rig for the dunk contest. Bring 's ginormous self out in front of the rim, and straight-out posterize him. He did it last night, and we gave him a 50. Drop GP some MVP love immediately. ... Speaking of MVP love, you better share some of it with KG. Garnett and Payton sit right along side TMac, Shaq, and AI as the greatest difference-makers in the game today. Our vote for most improved player of the year, Des Mason, had the defensive highlight of the night with a stuff of J-Kidd's potential game winner. ... Look for to get some legit run the next couple of games. Portland will once again attempt to showcase the Blaz'n point guard and hope that they can find him a greener pasture. Troy Bell must be stoked he stayed around at B.C. to lose to Holy Cross. ... At least one squad in the Big East is doing its thing. UConn balled their hearts out handing Vandy their first loss of the year. Emeka Okafor was all over the place and is looking more and more like a lottery winner. We're out like the stomach ache excuse we've been using since Thanksgiving in order to do absolutely nothing with our lives.
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