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76ers head coach said he'd like to see Ben Simmons take the court this season.

Simmons was limited to individual work during Wednesday's practice, and he's scheduled to have another CT scan on Thursday. While Brown would like to see what he's got in the No. 1 overall pick, the 76ers are running out of time, and considering he's yet to go through any 5-on-5 work we can go ahead and assume he'll miss both games this weekend. The talent is there, but at this point, Simmons just isn't a great standard league stash.
Feb 22 - 1:07 PM

Derrick Rose sat out the scrimmage portion of Wednesday's practice.

There's no injury to report here, so this is just going to add more fuel to the fire on the Rose trade speculation. The Knicks are reportedly actively shopping Rose, and he's received some interest around the league, with Tom Thibodeau being one of his more noted advocates. Rose hasn't been anything more than a late-round guy this season, and that's unlikely to change based on his jersey. His assist-to-turnover ratio is embarrassing, and he brings very little defensive stats to the table.
Feb 22 - 1:03 PM

Joakim Noah (left hamstring) was not able to practice on Wednesday.

Noah has already been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Cavs, so it's not at all surprising to see him sit out Wednesday's practice, as it looks like he could be dealing with another lengthy absence after tweaking the injury just before the break. Willy Hernangomez will be drawing the start on Thursday night, and Kyle O'Quinn will have the opportunity for some extended minutes with the second unit.
Feb 22 - 12:50 PM

Courtney Lee (illness) and Joakim Noah (hamstring) did not practice on Wednesday.

Head coach Jeff Hornacek said that Lee has been too ill to be able to fly in to New York to rejoin the team, but he's still expecting him to be available for Thursday's matchup with the Cavs. Noah, tweaked his hamstring just before the break and has already been ruled out for Thursday's game, so this isn't at all surprising. In the off-chance that Lee can't give it a go on Thursday, Justin Holiday and Brandon Jennings would likely pickup most of his minutes. Stay tuned.

The Rockets have reportedly expressed interest in Iman Shumpert.

Cleveland has made it clear that Shumpert can be had for the right price, and with Houston reportedly shopping for a guy in the $10-12 million salary range, Shumpert fits the bill. It's unclear what Houston would need to give up in order to make this deal a reality, but with Cleveland looking for another playmaker, perhaps the Rockets could put together a package featuring Tyler Ennis and some other guys to get a deal done. Shumpert would lose all his value in Houston.
Feb 22 - 12:42 PM

Joel Embiid (knee) practiced in full on Wednesday, but he's not yet been cleared by the 76ers medical staff and is being listed as doubtful for the 76ers' next two games.

Embiid being able to scrimmage is obviously a positive, but the fact the Philly is listing him as doubtful after having the entire All-Star break to rest up is a bit concerning. Embiid is dealing with a minor tear to his meniscus, and while it's not something that's expected to require surgery, the 76ers will be taking an extremely cautious approach with their franchise cornerstone. For what it's worth, head coach Brett Brown said Embiid looked "fluid" and "moved well" on Wednesday.
Feb 22 - 12:18 PM

The Celtics are reportedly unwilling to include Jae Crowder in the Jimmy Butler trade talks.

"That's I think the main sticking point there is that he just does not want to give up Jae Crowder in the deal," David Aldridge said. "And that's the guy that Chicago's insisting on right now in any package for Jimmy Butler." The Celtics appear reluctant to include anything of any real value in the Butler trade, which is what makes a deadline deal for Butler seem unlikely. Crowder is on the books through 2020 for a bargain discount of just $28.2 million, so it's understandable why Boston is reluctant to part ways with their defensive stalwart.
Source: Mass Live
Feb 22 - 11:56 AM

Lamar Patterson's second 10-day contract with the Hawks has expired, so he's headed back to the D-League.

Patterson wasn't able to snag a rest of season deal with the Hawks, so now he'll try and find another 10-day contract with another team. He belongs on the waiver wire in all formats.
Feb 22 - 11:38 AM
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