Elton Brand took his demotion in stride and finished Tuesday's loss against his former team (Sixers) with a season-high 17 points, eight rebounds, a steal and a block in just 19 minutes off the bench.
Jrue Holiday, E'Twaun Moore, Solomon Hill, Anthony Davis and Demarcus Cousins will start against the Rockets on Thursday.
Jusuf Nurkic and Noah Vonleh will start vs. the Magic on Thursday.
Deron Williams plans to join the Cavs, according to the Associated Press.
Pelicans waive F Terrence Jones.
Mavs waive G Deron Williams.
Nets waive G Marcus Thornton.
Jahlil Okafor wasn't traded on Thursday and he'll remain in Philly past the deadline.
Deron Williams is "possibly" receiving a buyout from the Mavs, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com.
The Suns are trading P.J. Tucker to the Raptors in exchange for Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Atlanta has traded Mike Scott to the Suns for cash, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.
Tyler Ennis has been traded to the Lakers for Marcelo Huertas, according to The Vertical.