Channing Frye has been excused from the team for personal reasons and will miss Friday's game vs. the Heat and Saturday's game vs. the Hornets.
J.R. Smith (knee) is questionable for Friday's game vs. Miami.
Kevin Love (back spasms) is questionable for Friday's game vs. Miami.
Seth Curry (right knee sprain) has been ruled out Friday.
The Rockets have pulled Donatas Motiejunas' offer sheet and are negotiating a new deal.
Ian Mahinmi is expected to get another MRI on his right knee on Friday.
Former first-round pick Royce White has signed a deal with a team in the Canadian League.
Rookie point guard Tomas Satoransky is having some trouble adjusting to the NBA, and playing off the ball.
D'Angelo Russell (knee) participated in the non-contact portions of Thursday’s practice and said he "feels great."
New Orleans has lost six of its last seven games, but coach Alvin Gentry not fretting over his job status.
Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points with eight rebounds, five assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 38 minutes during a 95-91 loss in Chicago on Thursday.
Jimmy Butler hit 4-of-14 shots for 13 points, nine rebounds, four assists, two steals, and one block on Thursday night against the Spurs.
Pau Gasol scored 13 points with 10 rebounds, three assists, one block and one 3-pointer in 31 minutes against the Bulls on Thursday.
LaMarcus Aldridge made 5-of-15 from the field for 10 points with six rebounds, one assist, four blocks and one steal in 31 minutes on Thursday.
Dwayne Wade hit 5-of-13 shots and 9-of-13 from the line for 20 points, five rebounds, five assists, one block, and one steal in 34 minutes on Thursday night against the Spurs.