GM Mitch Kupchak announced that Dwight Howard's decision is "to not return to the Lakers," meaning Howard will sign with the Houston Rockets.
Enes Kanter gave way to Steven Adams in the starting lineup on Tuesday, but still had 17 points, 11 rebounds and zero blocks in 20 minutes off the bench. However, he also left with a sprained right ankle and didn't return.
TMZ is reporting that Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel and was intubated at a local hospital, indicating he was not breathing on his own.
Alan Anderson underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove a small bony fragment in his left ankle, and a timeline for his return has yet to be determined.
Chris Bosh (rest) will not play in Tuesdays' preseason game against the Magic.
Hassan Whiteside (calf) will not suit up for Tuesday's preseason game against the Magic.
Goran Dragic (rest) will not play in Tuesday's preseason game against the Magic.
George Hill (sprained right ankle) will play in Tuesday's preseason game against the Pistons.
Monta Ellis (right knee sprain) will play in Tuesday's preseason game against the Pistons.
Kevin Love (shoulder) could make his preseason debut on Sunday vs. the Raptors.
J.R. Smith (hamstring, rest) will not play in Tuesday's preseason game against the Bucks.
Timberwolves interim head coach Sam Mitchell said after Tuesday's practice that the plan is for Ricky Rubio (quad) to go through a full practice on Friday and Saturday, with the intention of suiting up for Sunday's preseason game against the Grizzlies.