Kemba Walker poured in a career-high 35 points in a tough loss to the Rockets on Monday -- he made 12-of-21 FGs and 5-of-6 FTs, while draining 6-of-7 shots from downtown.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will travel with the Nets for Friday's game against the Pistons.
Dwight Howard had one of his best games of the season on Thursday during a loss to the Blazers with 32 points, 17 boards, one assist, two steals and three blocks in 42 minutes.
Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan vetoed a trade that would have sent Kyle Lowry to the Knicks, sources told the Daily News.
LaMarcus Aldridge was unstoppable against the Rockets on Thursday with 31 points, 25 boards, two assists, two steals and two blocks on 12-of-22 shooting.
Andray Blatche scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting with nine boards, three assists and one turnover in 28 minutes against the Clippers on Thursday.
C.J. McCollum (foot) has been cleared for 3-on-3 play, according to coach Terry Stotts.
Jermaine O'Neal will have arthroscopic surgery on a torn ligament in his right wrist.
The Knicks are reportedly preparing a trade package for Kyle Lowry that would send Raymond Felton, Metta World Peace and a 2018 first-round draft pick to the Raptors.
Steve Blake will miss a minimum of six weeks with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
Updating a previous report, Ty Lawson (hamstring) practiced fully on Thursday and coach Brian Shaw expects him to play in Friday's game vs. the Jazz.
Raymond Felton's MRI confirmed a strained left hamstring and he will miss 2-3 weeks.