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Chris Paul (knee) still has not resumed practicing.

Paul has been getting therapy on the knee but has not practiced since missing four straight and seven of nine games overall. He "may" return on the upcoming eight-game road trip, an indication that CP3's knee injury could keep him shelved for longer than owners had hoped. The Eric Bledsoe train will continue to roll on while Paul is out.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 09:01:00 AM

John Henson (eye procedure) will not play Wednesday in Phoenix.

Source: NBA
Nov 21 - 4:47 PM

Trevor Booker (ankle) is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Suns.

He wasn't able to practice on Tuesday, so he seems much closer to doubtful, but we'll have a better idea on his status based on his activity level at shootaround. If he's unable to give it a go, Quincy Acy, Jarrett Allen and Tyler Zeller would see a bump in minutes, with Allen offering the most upside.
Nov 21 - 4:43 PM

Mirza Teletovic underwent arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday to repair cartilage in his left knee, and he's expected to miss the next four weeks of action.

Teletovic had missed the past six games, so him going down for another four weeks won't change much with the Milwaukee rotation. Khris Middleton will continue to log heavy minutes with little depth behind him, with DeAndre Liggins picking up minutes in the upper-teens. Teletovic belongs on the wire in all formats.
Nov 21 - 4:35 PM

Sabrina Strickland, an orthopedic sports surgeon who has been in practice more than 20 years, said she thinks Kawhi Leonard (quad) will be "fine" if the Spurs are "truly saying what's wrong with him."

"Usually, it’s just a matter of doing the appropriate type of treatment to get better tissue in that area," said Strickland, who has not examined Leonard or been a part of the rehab process. "But with ones that are more chronic, that’s when players tend to have more aggressive treatment, something more evasive than just the rest-and-rehab route, such as platelet rich plasma [therapy]." The Spurs have been mum on the details surrounding Leonard's right quadriceps tendinopathy, and have yet to offer an official timetable for his return, but the good news is we haven't heard anything regarding a PRP injection. Still, he's not practicing and owners shouldn't expect him back soon.
Nov 21 - 3:27 PM

Larry Nance Jr. (hand) has been a full participant in recent practices and he's targeting a return to the court on Monday vs. the Clippers.

Nance recently had a dental procedure that will prevent him from getting in some work with L.A.'s G-League affiliate, and while he won't be able to take the court for Tuesday's game against Chicago, next Monday against the Clippers seems like a very realistic potential return date. Once he's back, Julius Randle will go back to playing minutes in the teens, but with how well Kyle Kuzma has been playing, it would be surprising to see him lose his starting role. Nance is a fine low-end stash in deep leagues.
Nov 21 - 2:22 PM

Kevin Durant (sprained left ankle) practiced fully on Tuesday but said he was unsure if he would be able to play Wednesday vs. OKC.

Coach Steve Kerr claimed that sitting Durant on Sunday was a mostly precautionary move. However, speaking with reporters after Tuesday's practice and asked about Wednesday's matchup with the Thunder, Durant said: "I don’t know. We’ll see how it feels in the morning." It looks like we are headed towards a game-time decision. It's safe to assume KD is highly motivated to play in OKC, but he and the Warriors also have to look at the big picture. Check back tomorrow for an update.
Nov 21 - 1:28 PM

Myles Turner (ankle) said he will be "fine" for Friday's game vs. Toronto.

Turner tweaked his ankle in Monday's game vs. Orlando. He had it re-taped and returned to action shortly thereafter. Afterward, Turner indicated he wasn't overly concerned with the injury. The Pacers don't play again until after Thanksgiving. "I've got plenty of time to get it right," said Turner. Check back later in the week for an update and confirmation that he is on track to play Friday night.
Nov 21 - 10:17 AM

Will Barton started for the Nuggets on Monday and hit 9-of-15 shots and five 3-pointers for 25 points, six rebounds and five assists in Monday's 114-98 win over the Kings.

Barton had a four-point dud on Friday, but has been very good for most of the season. He's averaging 15.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.4 3-pointers on 53 percent shooting over his last five games. With Paul Millsap and Wilson Chandler hurting right now, Barton looks like a must-own player.
Nov 21 - 12:53 AM

Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 47 points in Monday's 110-102 overtime win over the Mavericks, helping Boston win their 16th straight game.

This victory allowed Boston to tie the fourth-longest streak in franchise history. Irving was sensational all night and the Mavericks had no answer for him defensively. He helped the Celtics climb out of a 13-point deficit and scored 10 of Boston's 14 overtime points, hitting 16-of-22 shots and 10-of-11 free throws with six assists, three rebounds, one steal and five 3-pointers. He became the first Celtics player with 45+ points and 5+ assists since Paul Pierce in 2006, and he will look to add to Boston's streak on Wednesday vs. the Heat.
Nov 21 - 12:18 AM

John Collins came off the bench to hit 10-of-12 shots for a season-high 21 points, nine rebounds and two blocks in 36 minutes of Monday's loss to the Spurs.

Here we go! Collins is absolutely on fire right now, hitting 30-of-39 (77%) shots over his last four games and averaging 16.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 0.5 blocks over that stretch. We've been calling him a must-own for most of the season and he's come through in his last four games. And with the 3-14 Hawks going nowhere fast, they have no reason not to give Collins all the minutes he can handle going forward. None.
Nov 21 - 12:12 AM

Damian Lillard, who tweaked his ankle on Monday night, predicts that he won't miss any time with the injury.

"I'm playing," he said when asked about his status for Wednesday's game against the Sixers. He was able to start the second half of Monday's game and played well, finishing with 21 points and four assists on 5-of-15 shooting. Unless Lillard suffers a setback on Tuesday or Wednesday, we're guessing he'll be out there on Wednesday night.
Nov 20 - 11:43 PM




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