Paul Pierce returned from a broken hand on Tuesday after missing just four games, but missed all three of his shots, finishing with four points, seven rebounds and three assists in 22 minutes off the Nets bench.
Kevin McHale indicated that he doesn't expect Dwight Howard (knee) to play Friday.
Bradley Beal will move into the Wizards' starting lineup on Wednesday, moving Garrett Temple to the bench.
Nerlens Noel is starting next to Michael Carter-Williams, Tony Wroten, Luc Mbah a Moute and Henry Sims against the Nets on Wednesday.
Carmelo Anthony (back) will not play against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Brandon Jennings (thumb) will not play against the Clippers on Wednesday.
Jameer Nelson (back spasms) will not play against the Knicks on Wednesday.
Tobias Harris (calf), Evan Fournier (quad) and Kyle O'Quinn (ankle) will all be active for Wednesday's home game vs. the Warriors.
Carlos Boozer (shoulder) will start against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
Rudy Gay (Achilles) and Darren Collison will not play against the Rockets on Wednesday.
A bruised right ankle leaves Isaiah Thomas questionable for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets.
Amare Stoudemire has dealt with back spasms in the past and given the amount of pain Melo is currently in, paints a not-so-pleasant picture of what Melo might be dealing with.