Bradley Beal bounced back from an off game and hit 9-of-20 shots and four 3-pointers on his way to 26 points, seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block as the Wizards beat the Bulls again in Chicago on Tuesday, taking an improbable 2-0 lead as the series shifts to Washington for Game 3.
Amare Stoudemire will start Thursday as the Knicks take on the Bulls.
The Knicks will start Jose Calderon, Tim Hardaway Jr., Travis Wear, Cole Aldrich and Amare Stoudemire against the Bulls on Thursday.
Carmelo Anthony (knee) will not play against the Bulls on Thursday.
Joakim Noah (ankle) will play Thursday vs. the Knicks, as expected.
Taj Gibson (ankle) will warm up and see how he feels before deciding his status for Thursday's game vs. the Knicks.
Derrick Rose (illness) will not play against the Knicks on Thursday.
The Celtics have agreed in principle to deal Rajon Rondo to the Mavericks in exchange for Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder and two draft picks, according to ESPN.com.
Boston and Dallas are reportedly discussing a deal that would send Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, and a first-round draft pick to Boston in exchange for Rajon Rondo.
Rudy Gay (Achilles) is being listed as probable for Thursday's game vs. Milwaukee.
Larry Sanders has been suspended for Thursday's game against Sacramento for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated towards the basket.
Reggie Evans (knee, hip) will not play Thursday vs. the Bucks.