Dwight Howard torched Al Jefferson and the Bobcats for 17 points, 26 rebounds and two blocks on 8-of-14 shooting in Wednesday's win over Charlotte.
Timberwolves interim head coach Sam Mitchell stated on Tuesday that Zach LaVine will begin the 2015-16 season as the Timberwolves starting shooting guard.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will undergo surgery to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder on Tuesday, and he will likely miss the entire 2015-16 season.
Ricky Rubio (strained quad) will not play in Wednesday's preseason opener vs. OKC.
Knicks head coach Derek Fisher said that he would have no qualms with starting two rookies this season.
Steven Adams (back) is unlikely to play in Wednesday's preseason opener vs. the Timberwolves.
Arron Afflalo (hamstring) has been ruled out for the Knicks preseason opener on Wednesday.
LaMarcus Aldridge (thigh) missed practice with an IT band injury on Tuesday.
Hassan Whiteside (calf) will miss Wednesday's preseason game against Orlando.
Kyrie Irving (knee) is unlikely to play in the regular season opener, according to Cavaliers head coach David Blatt.
Kevin Love (shoulder) is hoping to return to live practice this weekend.
Nikola Vucevic (strained right shoulder) is expected to play in Wednesday's preseason game against the Heat.