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  • Nuggets Notes: Winning Streak, KCP, Key, Top Seed, Lakers March 4, 2024
    The Nuggets have won six straight, reminding the league that the championship still runs through Denver, The Athletic’s Tony Jones writes. The development of Peyton Watson and Christian Braun has supplemented Denver’s starting five after the Nuggets lost some key reserves during the offseason. Denver put away the Lakers 124-114 on Saturday night with Nikola […]
  • Jalen Brunson Departs In Opening Minute With Knee Injury March 4, 2024
    8:37pm: Coach Tom Thibodeau said Brunson has a knee contusion and X-rays were negative, Fred Katz of The Athletic tweets. 8:03pm: Knicks All-Star guard Jalen Brunson departed their game against the Cavaliers on Sunday night with what the team’s PR department described as a sore left knee (Twitter link). Brunson suffered the non-contact injury during […]
  • Sixers Notes: Lowry, Hield, Embiid, Harris, Oubre March 4, 2024
    Kyle Lowry has quickly seized the starting point guard spot for the Sixers, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes. Lowry had 15 points and 10 assists against Charlotte on Friday. He didn’t shoot it well on Sunday in a four-point victory over Dallas but he dished out seven assists with no turnovers in 33 […]
  • Mavericks’ A.J. Lawson Promoted To Standard Roster March 3, 2024
    4:55pm: Lawson’s promotion to the 15-man roster is official, the Mavericks confirmed in a press release. 3:05pm: Two-way Mavericks shooting guard A.J. Lawson is being elevated to a standard roster deal, his agent, Elias Sbiet of Tandem Sports + Entertainment, informs Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). Lawson has already appeared in 28 contests with […]
  • Pacers To Promote Kendall Brown On Three-Year Contract March 3, 2024
    The Pacers are converting swingman Kendall Brown‘s two-way contract into a three-year standard deal, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweets. The club will use a portion of its mid-level exception to complete the deal. Indiana had an open roster spot, so it doesn’t have to make a corresponding move. Naturally, the Pacers will now have a two-way […]
  • Central Notes: Wiseman, Sasser, Merrill, Bitim March 3, 2024
    The Pistons are still hoping reserve center James Wiseman can produce on a more consistent basis, per Omari Sankofa II of The Detroit Free Press (Twitter link). During his first full season in Detroit, the seven-footer out of Memphis is averaging 5.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 0.6 blocks across 40 appearances. The No. 2 pick […]
  • Pelicans Sign Izaiah Brockington To 10-Day Contract March 3, 2024
    1:50pm: The Pelicans have signed Brockington to a 10-day deal and assigned him to the Squadron, the team announced today in a pair of press releases. 7:37am: The Pelicans are set to sign guard Izaiah Brockington to a 10-day contract, agent Darrell Comer tells Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). Brockington, who played his final […]
  • Wizards Sign Justin Champagnie To Two-Way Contract March 3, 2024
    1:19pm: The deal is now official, the Wizards have announced in a press release. 9:38am: Following the expiration of his 10-day contract with the Wizards, Justin Champagnie will remain with the team on a new two-way deal, agent Daniel Hazan tells Chris Haynes of TNT and Bleacher Report (Twitter link). The contract will cover next […]
  • Wizards Sign R.J. Hampton To 10-Day Deal March 3, 2024
    1:15pm: Hampton has officially signed his 10-day contract, the Wizards announced in a press release. It will run through March 12. 10:48am: The Wizards will fill the open spot on their 15-man standard roster by signing former first-round pick R.J. Hampton to a 10-day contract, a source tells Josh Robbins of The Athletic (Twitter link). […]
  • Bucks Sign Jaylin Galloway To Two-Way Contract March 3, 2024
    MARCH 3: Galloway’s two-way contract is now official, according to an announcement from the Bucks. MARCH 1: The Bucks intend to sign Australian wing Jaylin Galloway to a two-way contract, sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). The deal will cover the 2024/25 season in addition to the rest of ’23/24, reports Olgun […]
  • New York Notes: Hart, DiVincenzo, Simmons, Claxton March 3, 2024
    With so many regulars missing due to injuries, the Knicks have been leaning heavily on forward Josh Hart, who has played at least 40 minutes in six of the team’s past seven games, including 47:10 in Thursday’s loss to Golden State. After admitting earlier in the season that his Team USA stint last summer might […]
  • Suns Notes: Booker, O’Neale, Nurkic, Beal March 3, 2024
    Suns guard Devin Booker exited Saturday’s loss to Houston in the fourth quarter after spraining his right ankle, according to reports from Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic and ESPN. Booker suffered the injury when he and teammate Royce O’Neale got their feet tangled up on defense while Booker was guarding Rockets guard Fred VanVleet […]
  • Rockets’ Tari Eason To Undergo Season-Ending Leg Surgery March 3, 2024
    Tari Eason‘s second NBA season will come to an early end, according to Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle, who reports that the Rockets forward will undergo surgery to treat a growth on his left leg. The procedure will take place on Monday and will sideline him for the next four months, per head coach […]
  • L.A. Notes: Hyland, Zubac, Westbrook, Dinwiddie, Giles March 3, 2024
    The fractured left hand that Russell Westbrook suffered Friday night has created an opportunity for Bones Hyland, writes Janis Carr of The Orange County Register. Hyland played 16 minutes after Westbrook left the game, and he may have a spot in the Clippers‘ rotation for the foreseeable future. “It’s been a long time,” Hyland said, […]
  • Heat Notes: Herro, Jovic, Love, Rozier, Martin March 3, 2024
    Heat guard Tyler Herro continues to be bothered by discomfort in his right foot that began during the All-Star break, writes Anthony Chiang of The Miami Herald. Herro missed his fourth straight game today — bringing him to 24 for the season — with a condition that team doctors are calling medial tendinitis. Asked before […]