Scott Agness: Darren Collison won’t play tonight vs W…

Scott Agness: Darren Collison won’t play tonight vs Warriors. Cory Joseph remains in the starting lineup.

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Mark Montieth: McMillan confirms pregame that @Darren Collison will play tonight, off the bench. Probably 10-15 minutes. Will play it by ear, so to speak.
Mark Montieth: . @Darren Collison was optimistic about playing on Friday. Probably will come off the bench at first.
Scott Agness: Pacers point guard Darren Collison is at least another week away from returning. He’s two weeks removed from having his left knee scope, and spent his All-Star break rehabbing with the team’s lead physical therapist.
Jeremiah Johnson: Darren Collison OUT (knee soreness) Cory Joseph will start for the @Pacers
Veteran guard Darren Collison missed Saturday night’s game with a left hamstring injury. From his courtside seat, he informed CSNBayArea.com that the injury required an MRI and the results were “not good." Collison confirmed that he would be out several days at minimum while the team’s medical staff waits to see how his body responds to treatment.
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Goran Dragic talked to the Slovenian press before Saturday’s prep game against Montenegro and explained his motivation about his return to the Slovenian national team. “I predict the semi-finals, but then anything is possible”, said a smiling Dragic, who is ready to defend the title he won together with a young Luka Doncic back in 2017. However, after five years things are different and Dragic understands it: “In my opinion, I will play a little less minutes, it will not be at that level. I don’t know how much I played, 36 minutes per game? Everything will depend on how I feel. The role will definitely be different. I was Batman, but now I’ll be Robin. The most important thing will be to make sure we have good chemistry and be a leader on the court and lift guys up when it’s most difficult. My role remains the same, Luka’s may have changed a bit more, but I believe that everyone has their own role in the national team and that there will be no problems. We all understand each other, we are one big team, and that’s why we can make a good result. That chemistry is what other teams don’t have.”
Dragic had also to convince the Chicago Bulls to let him play, something that was not ideal for them: “When I had a medical exam with Chicago and sat down with them, they said I’d rather not play. I said I’d rather and in the end it’s the player who decides. I had to go to Chicago, undergo a medical examination and everything else. When you go to a medical examination, you always wait for the results, because you never know what can happen”.