Luol Deng said after Saturday's game that his shoulder injury is "more than a stinger ... it's a sprained something."
James Harden dished out a career-high 17 assists vs. the Lakers on Wednesday, adding 34 points (9-of-19 FGs, 15-of-16 FTs) with eight rebounds, one steal and one turnover.
Russell Westbrook just missed a triple-double in 36 minutes during a 103-97 win against the 76ers on Wednesday, scoring 32 points with 12 rebounds, nine assists and one 3-pointer in 36 minutes.
Enes Kanter scored 17 points off the bench against the 76ers on Wednesday, adding 12 rebounds, one steal and one block in 24 minutes.
Sergio Rodriguez made his 76ers debut against the Thunder on Wednesday, scoring 12 points with four rebounds, nine assists and two 3-pointers.
Tim Frazier double-doubled in his first start for the Pelicans, scoring 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting with 11 assists, five rebounds, two steals, one 3-pointer and just one turnover.
Jusuf Nurkic opened the 2016-17 season with a career-high 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting, to go along with nine rebounds, three assists and one block.
Giannis Antetokounmpo posted 31 points, nine rebounds, five assists, one steal and one block during Wednesday's home-opening loss, going 13-of-21 from the field and 4-of-6 from the line.
The Hornets defeated the Bucks on Wednesday, aided by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's 23 points (10-of-18 FGs, 3-of-3 FTs), 14 rebounds, one steal and one block.
Joel Embiid made his NBA debut against the Thunder on Wednesday, scoring 20 points with seven rebounds, two blocks and one 3-pointer in 22 minutes.
Anthony Davis exploded for 50 points, 16 rebounds, seven steals, five assists and four blocks vs. Denver on Wednesday, making 17-of-34 field goals and 16-of-17 free throws.
DeMar DeRozan set a Raptors' opening-night record on Wednesday with 40 points, making 17-of-27 FGs and 6-of-6 FTs in 34 minutes