Jared Dudley started at small forward once again and scored a season-high 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting (including two threes) with four rebounds, five assists, and three steals in 43 minutes on Friday against the Jazz.
The Mavericks will be interested in free-agent point guards Jarrett Jack and Jerryd Bayless, a source tells Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Dwyane Wade said his current knee injury is more painful than the one he played through last postseason.
Mario Chalmers (shoulder) said he expects to play in Friday's Game 2.
Roy Hibbert says he might need to start speaking up more after he sat out the final two possessions of Indiana's overtime loss to Miami on Wednesday night.
Tony Parker's calf MRI came and went without a whimper, and Gregg Popovich said Parker is "fine."
LeBron James headlined the All-NBA First Team when it was announced by the league on Thursday.
Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak reiterated that Mike D'Antoni "did not come up" in his meeting with Dwight Howard following Howard's exit interview.
Multiple reports from Venezuela indicate Greivis Vasquez will have surgery on both ankles during the offseason.
J.R. Smith played through the postseason with a swollen left knee "that contained fluid buildup," a source told the New York Post.
Paul George was phenomenal during Game 1's loss to the Heat on Wednesday, scoring 27 points with four boards, five assists and three 3-pointers in 47 minutes.
LeBron James drove to the basket for a layup at the buzzer to give Miami a 103-102 overtime win on Wednesday, finishing with 30 points, 10 boards, 10 assists, three blocks and two 3-pointers on 12-of-24 shooting.