Anthony Davis set the bar even higher with the best night of his young career in the Pelicans' 96-85 win over the Lakers on Friday, scoring a career-high 32 points on 12-of-18 shooting (8-of-11 FTs) with 12 rebounds, three assists, one steal and a career-high tying six blocks.
Terrence Jones (ribs) practiced on Sunday and "seemed in good spirits" when leaving the arena.
Doc Rivers said that he will alternate Paul Pierce and Wes Johnson in the starting lineup this season.
Hassan Whiteside (calf) will not play against the Hornets on Sunday.
Raptors head coach Dwane Casey implied that Jonas Valanciunas could finish out games this season.
Kobe Bryant said that he will play in Sunday's preseason game vs. the Jazz.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a dislocated right shoulder in Saturday's preseason game.
X-rays were negative on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) on Saturday and he will not travel with the team.
Victor Oladipo was wonderful in his 2015 preseason debut against the Hornets, making 6-of-8 from the field and all three free throws for 16 points to go with five rebounds, three assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 20 minutes.
Paul George made a start at power forward against the Pelicans on Saturday, scoring 18 points with five rebounds, two assists, one steal, one block and three 3-pointers in 24 minutes.
Markieff Morris (hip strain) will not play on Saturday during the team's scrimmage.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) was taken to the hospital to get X-rays.