announce

Vikings Announce Encouraging Update On Everson Griffen Situation

Minnesota Vikings star Everson Griffen in the tunnel.

Minnesota Vikings star Everson Griffen in the tunnel.

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has reportedly exited his home and is “getting the help he needs.”

The team shared an update Wednesday afternoon after a concerning situation involving the the four-time Pro Bowler arose earlier in the day.

“Law enforcements agencies have notified us Everson Griffen came out of his home without incident and is now getting the care he needs,” the Vikings organization said in a statement.

“We are thankful to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnetrista Police Department and the Orono Police Department for their quick response and dedication to ensuring the situation ended peacefully.”

The Vikings concluded, “Our focus remains on Everson’s health and safety and providing the proper resources for him and his family.”

Police arrived at Griffen’s residence after the defensive end posted a video with a gun, alleging someone

Read More

Nuggets announce Jamal Murray has torn ACL in left knee, will be out indefinitely [Video]

The Jamal Murray injury is as bad as everyone feared. The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that Murray has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, and will be out indefinitely. 

Murray hurt his knee in the Nuggets’ 116-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, going down with what looked to be a non-contact injury. 

Murray, 24, is in his fifth season in the NBA, and in the first year of a five-year, $158 million deal. He’s averaging 21.4 points, 4.8 assists, and 4.0 rebounds while shooting a career-high 48% from the field this season. 

Murray has struggled with with injuries this season. He’d just returned from a four-game absence on Monday, which was due to right knee soreness. Facundo Campazzo started in Murray’s place during those four games, and while he was shifted to the bench when Murray started on Monday, he’s likely to

Read More