Tony East: “I would expect Doug to play,” Nate Bjorkgren says of Doug McDermott. Jeremy Lamb’s status will be determined closer to game time.
Scott Agness: Doug McDermott (right knee bruise) will NOT play tonight vs Bulls. T.J. McConnell starts. It happened in the first half of Saturday’s win in Atlanta. He played 20mins in the second half, including the entire 4Q. An MRI returned “clean,” Nate Bjorkgren said.
J. Michael Falgoust: It's not official but Bjorkgren says "I think he'll play" about McDermott, who didn't return last game with back soreness #PacersSixers
Scott Agness: Nate Bjorkgren said Doug McDermott (left ankle sprain) practiced today. “He looked good out there in practice today. I would expect that he plays tomorrow (vs Suns)."
J. Michael Falgoust: McMillan wont say exactly who other than McDermott (knee) is in question for tomorrow. Said he'll reveal that then #PacersLakers
J. Michael Falgoust: Matthews is in tonight but McMillan won’t reveal if he’s starting until 6:30. McDermott (ribs) is IN #PacersHornets
Dwain Price: An injured Doug McDermott dressed for Tuesday's game vs. PHX, but only because he didn't have a suit to wear. "With the (2/8) trade I left all my stuff back in New York and the suit didn't quite make it. I'll get the moving trucks and I'll have the suits ready for next time."
Tim Cato: Doug McDermott is not available for the Mavericks tonight, but he “will dress because he doesn’t have a sports coat,” says Carlisle.
Fred Katz: Doug McDermott (left knee soreness) is not with the team in Minny. Officially out for tomorrow night.
McDermott felt good. He figured he would be exiting the NBA's concussion protocol shortly and returning to trying to space the floor for teammates like Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade. The specialist put him through a battery of tests. "And then I got into the cab to get home and I just completely lost my head," McDermott said. "I didn't know where I was in Chicago. I finally got back to my place and just had a crazy headache. That's when I was like, 'Dang, this will take longer than I thought.' It was a real low point."
"There are still times it takes me a little bit to think of a play. That's something the specialist told me would take a little bit of time," McDermott said. "Coaches are aware of that when we go through walk-through and stuff. I may be a little slow. But I feel good. I've been sleeping good, no headaches."
Nick Friedell: Bulls say Doug McDermott (concussion protocol) has been cleared to play Friday night vs. New York Knicks. http://es.pn/2f2xInJ
Nick Friedell: Bulls are awaiting MRI results on Michael Carter-Williams' sprained left knee. Doug McDermott is in the league's concussion protocol -- but Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is hopeful McDermott will be able to play Wednesday vs. Boston.
Doug McDermott underwent an MRI on his injured right knee Tuesday, and the Bulls listed the second-year forward as day to day with a strain. McDermott had a portion of his right meniscus removed in December 2014. There is no plan for a second surgery. "It's not in the joint," coach Fred Hoiberg said when asked about the possibility of a scope.
KC Johnson: Bulls PR said McDermott has a strained right knee, not a sprain. Considered day-to-day for now.
May 8, 2021 | 8:41 pm EDT Update
Kerith Burke: James Wiseman is around the team during the homestand, and he plans to spend much of his off-season in San Francisco to work with the Warriors training staff. Kerr called Wiseman “willing” and “patient” about his rehab.
Kendra Andrews: Steve Kerr says it’s hard to say when Eric Paschall is coming back. His injury has healed well, but he’s still getting back in condition. He’s been able scrimmage a bit, but since the team hasn’t practiced much, most of Paschall’s work has been done solo. He’s still day to day.
Jovan Buha: The Lakers list Kyle Kuzma (lower back tightness) as doubtful for tomorrow’s game against Phoenix. Talen Horton-Tucker (right calf strain) and Alex Caruso are questionable. LeBron James and Dennis Schröder are out.