Patrick Patterson played without a mask on Thursday during a 134-129 triple-overtime loss to the Wizards, scoring five points with four boards, two steals, two blocks and one 3-pointer.
Coach Dwane Casey said on Wednesday Patrick Patterson will be able to play without a mask soon.
Patrick Patterson scored just two points during Sunday's 109-95 win against the Magic with six boards, two assists, two steals and two blocks in 21 minutes.
Patrick Patterson will move back to the bench for Friday's game against the Cavs.
Patrick Patterson started over Amir Johnson and had 10 points, six rebounds, three steals and a block on 4-of-7 shooting in 34 minutes on Tuesday.
Patrick Patterson will start at PF again on Tuesday, despite the return of Amir Johnson (ankle).
Patrick Patterson had 14 points, six rebounds and a 3-pointer in 31 minutes on Wednesday, and started again for injured Amir Johnson (ankle).
Patrick Patterson will start for the second consecutive game on Wednesday vs. the Hawks.
Patrick Patterson scored a season-high 22 points in his start for Amir Johnson (ankle) on Monday against the Pelicans, hitting 7-of-11 shots from the field (3-of-5 from deep, 5-of-6 from the line) with six rebounds and two assists in 33 minutes.
Patrick Patterson will start in place of the injured Amir Johnson (ankle) on Monday night.
Patrick Patterson said on Sunday his nose feels a lot better, but will still have to wear a mask for the next four weeks.
Patrick Patterson saw just 19 minutes in Monday's win, scoring six points on 2-of-7 shooting with four rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Patrick Patterson played down the stretch of Saturday's loss to the Blazers, finishing with 13 points, nine boards, three assists, one block and one 3-pointer.
Masked Patrick Patterson scored nine points in 24 minutes against the Nuggets on Friday with six boards, one block and one 3-pointer.