After it was reported that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco suffered a disc injury in his back some rumors started to swirl. Initial reports said Flacco would miss three to six weeks, but Pro Football Talk updated that story saying Flacco will be miss more like a week of practice.
However, back problems are difficult to predict and the Ravens are likely to start looking around for some insurance behind Flacco and backup quarterback Ryan Mallett.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, that could very well be Colin Kaepernick.
Atlanta forward Paul Millsap played 60 of the 68 minutes. In fact, three Hawks starters were well over 50 minutes: Millsap, forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (57) and point guard Dennis Schroder (54). New York had two players over 50: guards Lee (52) and Brandon Jennings (53).
“That was fun,” Millsap told reporters, per The Associated Press. “I don’t want to do that again ever, but it was fun.”
Four Knicks fouled out, including the entire starting frontcourt of Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis and Joakim Noah. Kyle O’Quinn also was disqualified. Dwight Howard was the lone Hawk to foul out.
“Those are the overtimes where you’ve got to dig deep,” Anthony told reporters. “You’re exhausted, you have to find something from somewhere. But to not be out there in that last overtime was a little difficult to watch. Especially knowing the flow of the game. That was a moment I wanted to be out there.”
Anthony set a career high with 36 field-goal attempts. He made 18 en route to scoring Cheap Jerseys On Sale a game-high 45 points. Unrelated: He experienced another career first Cheap Kids Football Jerseys when Hawks fans chanted “Let’s go, Clippers” in response to the rumors that ‘Melo might be traded to LA.