Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas is getting closer to a return, said coach J.B. Bickerstaff. Motiejunas, who has missed the first 16 games of the season while recovering from back surgery, is doing more in practice every day. There is no set time for his return, but Bickerstaff is hopeful it will be soon.
February 7, 2016 | 10:42 pm EST Update
Sam Amick: Since @aaronbruski is tweeting Kings, why not share a tidbit: the Rondo camp is very pro-George Karl. Not a game-changer, but worth noting.
The Nuggets New York trip comes at a good time for assistant general manager Arturas Karnisovas. He’s expected to interview with the Brooklyn Nets for their vacant general manger job while here. Then, he’ll get an up-close look at the Nets when the Nuggets face them on Monday night. Karnisovas has been one of the hottest names in the circles of up-and-coming executives ready to take the next step to general manger. He’s been with the Nuggets since 2013, arriving with Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly.