GM Jerry Colangelo said on Monday that rookie C Jonas Valanciunas will be on the floor "because it's justified, not because we’ve got this mantra that we’ve got to develop the young talent."
Kawhi Leonard (hand) has been listed as out for Thursday's game against the Thunder.
Lance Stephenson (hip) will not play against the Thunder on Friday.
Kevin Durant (ankle) is listed as out for Thursday's game against the Spurs.
Terrence Jones (leg) did some working out with the team on Wednesday.
Chris Bosh (calf) is doubtful to play on Christmas vs. the Cavaliers.
Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire will play on Christmas vs. the Wizards.
Josh Smith has committed to play for the Houston Rockets after he clears waivers at 5:00 pm EST.
J.R. Smith (heel) said that he is unlikely to play on Christmas vs. the Wizards.
The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Tony Mitchell.
Tristan Thompson will likely step into the starting lineup after it was learned that Anderson Varejao has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn Achilles tendon.
Anderson Varejao suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Tuesday's game and has been ruled out for the rest of the season.