Kobe Bryant still isn't interested in giving a timetable on when we might see him play this season, but he also says he's pain free and needs three weeks to get in shape once he starts ramping up his activity.
O.J. Mayo was ejected in the second quarter of Friday's game vs. the Pelicans for a flagrant-2 foul.
Joe Johnson (illness) will play against the Celtics on Friday night.
Zach Randolph (illness) will play against the Bulls on Friday night.
Terrence Ross (ankle) will start against the Kings on Friday.
Ersan Ilyasova has been suspended one game for punching Reggie Evans on Wednesday.
Paul Millsap (knee) is expected to play and start Friday's game against the Warriors.
Beat writer Ronald Tillery expects Zach Randolph (illness) to play in Friday's game against the Bulls.
Joakim Noah (thumb) will play in Friday's game against the Grizzlies.
Sources tell ESPN that Knicks GM Steve Mills recently met with Phil Jackson about becoming the team's next head coach.
Victor Oladipo (ankle) and Jameer Nelson (illness) will travel with the Magic for their two-game road trip that starts Saturday.
Joe Johnson (illness) is a game-time decision for Friday's matchup at Boston.