The Blazers are not expected to waive G Elliot Williams, who had surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon recently, but have asked for a medical exception.
Dario Saric matched his career highs with 21 points and 12 boards against the Celtics on Saturday, adding two assists, one steal and three 3-pointers in 27 minutes.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 27 points in a huge comeback 125-120 overtime win in Charlotte on Saturday, adding 15 rebounds, one assist, one steal, two blocks and two turnovers.
Andrew Wiggins picked up a season-high three steals in a win over the Hornets on Saturday, adding 29 points, one rebound, four assists and two 3-pointers.
Nicolas Batum handed out a season-high 12 assists during a 125-120 overtime loss to the Wolves on Saturday, adding 15 points, eight rebounds, three steals, one block and three 3-pointers.
Frank Kaminsky bounced back in a big way against the Wolves on Saturday, scoring 21 points with nine rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block and three 3-pointers.
P.J. Tucker will start at small forward against the Warriors on Saturday.
Emmanuel Mudiay, Will Barton, Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried and Jusuf Nurkic will start against the Jazz on Saturday.
Jose Calderon (right hamstring) will not return to Saturday's game.
Goran Dragic, Wayne Ellington, Rodney McGruder, Josh McRoberts and Hassan Whiteside will start against the Blazers on Saturday.
Rodney Hood (hamstring) will get the start against the Nuggets on Saturday.
Deron Williams (calf) will start against the Bulls on Saturday.