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.
Klay Thompson not only scored 40 points in the first half, and not only scored a career-high 60 points on the night, but did it on 21-of-33 shooting, 8-of-14 3-pointers and 10-of-11 free throws in Monday's 142-106 blowout win over the Pacers.
After scoring a career-high 31 points on Saturday, Troy Daniels came off the Memphis bench on Monday to hit 10-of-20 shots, seven 3-pointers and 2-of-2 free throws for 29 points, two assists and nothing else, which would include only one turnover in 44 minutes.
Marc Gasol's crazy season continued on Monday when he had 28 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, two steals, two blocks and three 3-pointers on 11-of-25 shooting in 46 minutes of Monday's 110-108 double-overtime win against the Pelicans.
Dwight Powell scored 15 points with seven rebounds in 32 minutes off the bench on Monday vs. Charlotte.
Harrison Barnes scored 29 points on 10-of-21 shooting in Monday's 109-101 loss to the Hornets.
Eric Gordon tweaked his ankle in Monday's 107-106 win over the Celtics, but he said he's "fine."
Damian Lillard scored 30 points with seven assists in Monday's 112-110 win over the Bulls.
Dwyane Wade will play on Tuesday vs. the Pistons.
Andrew Bogut hyperextended his right knee on Monday vs. the Hornets, according to head coach Rick Carlisle.
Russell Westbrook hit 10-of-22 shots, 3-of-8 3-pointers and 9-of-14 free throws for 32 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists, a steal, a block and just four turnovers in Monday's tough 102-99 win at Atlanta.
Trevor Booker (illness) returned from a one-game absence in Monday's 118-113 loss to the Wizards and double-doubled with 14 points and 14 rebounds.