The Houston Rockets are bracing for the loss of Dwight Howard for at least a month due to persistent trouble with his right knee, according to league sources.
New Orleans forward Anthony Davis missed the Pelicans' game Sunday night against the Golden State Warriors because of a chest injury that occurred Friday night in a victory over Cleveland.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard said he will play Saturday against the Denver Nuggets after missing the last 11 games with right knee soreness.
Thaddeus Young's mother had been battling cancer for a year and a half, so the Minnesota Timberwolves forward had spent considerable time preparing himself for the worst of outcomes.
Pau Gasol is considered probable to play against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday for his first game action since suffering a bout of vertigo more than a week ago.
Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was set to return for Monday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nearly a month because of a left rib fracture.
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap has a right knee contusion and will not play Saturday night against the New York Knicks.
Joe Johnson, Andrei Kirilenko and Andray Blatche will play against the Spurs after making it through practice Wednesday, Nets coach Jason Kidd said before the game.
The Brooklyn Nets should be a much healthier team going into Thursday night's matchup with the San Antonio Spurs at Barclays Center.
Mavericks forward Shawn Marion will not join the team on a two-game road trip after suffering a right shoulder contusion and bruised upper ribs in Tuesday's win against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Cavaliers' starting All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving and his backup, Jarrett Jack, sat out Sunday's game against Indiana.
LeBron James did not practice with the Miami Heat on Tuesday because of a sprained left ankle, leaving his availability for Wednesday night's matchup against the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers in some doubt.
Andre Iguodala had a target date in mind to return from a right hamstring injury. The Golden State Warriors have a different one.
Kobe Bryant was on the court for nearly every minute of the seven games he played last April before tearing his Achilles.
It's been a tough week for former Kentucky stars and top 2012 NBA draft picks Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.