Mike Woodson seems to prefer that J.R. Smith come off the bench as the Knicks sixth man this season, despite not having a true starting shooting guard healthy enough to play.
Nicolas Batum (wrist) is a game-time decision to face the Cavs on Wednesday.
LeBron James' wrist is still sore after a hard fall on Tuesday, and coach David Blatt said the Cavaliers are "gauging [the injury] right up until game time."
JaKarr Sampson will start at shooting guard against the Pistons on Wednesday.
John Wall is listed as questionable to face the Suns, but a team official said he thinks Wall will play.
Michael Carter-Williams (illness) will start Wednesday's game vs. the Pistons
George Hill (leg) missed practice on Wednesday.
Paul Pierce (toe) will play against the Suns on Wednesday.
Matt Barnes (abdomen) said he will play against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Tayshaun Prince said he would rather play with a contender than with the Celtics, according to the Boston Herald.
Coach Jeff Hornacek said he will not have a "hard-and-fast rule" but he "may still sit [a player who picks up a technical foul] for the end of the game."
Nick Young (ankle) missed practice on Wednesday night.