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De’Aaron Fox Nearing Return From Ankle Sprain

The Sacramento Kings could have point guard De’Aaron Fox back in the lineup as early as next Tuesday, James Ham of NBC Sports reports. The 22-year-old, sidelined for 16 games already, is optimistic that his sprained ankle is on the…

Derrick Favors Returns After Extended Absence

The New Orleans Pelicans have been without veteran center Derrick Favors since the middle of last month. Now, the team has revealed, the 28-year-old is sliding back into the starting lineup. Favors has been sidelined for nearly a month,…

Dion Waiters Faces New, Six-Game Suspension

The Miami Heat have suspended Dion Waiters for six teams, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. It’s the third such team-mandated penalty for the veteran two-guard this season. Waiters’ latest suspension is for continued…

Mexican League Team To Join G League

A professional basketball team from the Mexican league will join the NBA’s G League next season, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Adam Silver is expected to formally announce details in a forthcoming press conference, The new…

Nets Waive Iman Shumpert

The Brooklyn Nets had a decision to make prior to the return of forward Wilson Chandler and have opted to release veteran wing Iman Shumpert. Releasing Shumpert was the only option for the team without eating some form of dead money. The…

Lakers To Waive Zach Norvell Jr.

The Los Angeles Lakers will waive Zach Norvell Jr. in order to sign Devontae Cacok to a two-way contract, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 22-year-old has averaged 13.3 points per game for L.A.’s G League affiliate in South…

Lakers To Sign Devontae Cacok To Two-Way Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers are planning to bring back Devontae Cacok, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The undrafted forward will slot into a two-way slot that the team intends to open up by releasing Zach Norvell Jr. Cacok was one of…

Avery Bradley To Return From Leg Fracture

The Los Angeles Lakers will welcome guard Avery Bradley back to the lineup after a 13-game absence with a hairline fracture in his right leg. He’ll be on a 20-minute restriction when he Lakers begin a five-game road trip tonight, Brad…

Trunk Contusion Forces Jamal Murray Out Of Game

The Denver Nuggets await further clarification on the injury that forced star guard Jamal Murray out of their game Tuesday. The 23-year-old guard was diagnosed with a trunk contusion after a collision five minutes into action. Murray…