Scott Agness: Big news: Jeremy Lamb has been cleared by team doctors to play. Nate Bjorkgren won’t say whether or not he’ll get in tonight.
Scott Agness: Jeremy Lamb (torn ACL) said rehab has gone smoothly and he’s now able to play 1-on-1. “It’s going great right now and I’m just trying to get better every day.”
Scott Agness: An update on #FlyGuyFriday from Jeremy Lamb: Off the crutches soon. He had left knee surgery on March 11.
Indiana Pacers' forward Jeremy Lamb underwent successful surgery Wednesday in New York City to repair a torn left anterior cruciate ligament and a torn lateral meniscus. He will be out indefinitely.
During the second quarter of the Pacers game at Toronto on Sunday, Indiana Pacers forward Jeremy Lamb sustained a torn left anterior cruciate ligament, a torn lateral meniscus, and a lateral femoral condylar fracture. He will undergo surgery on a date to be determined. He will be out the remainder of the season. Any further updates will be provided after surgery.
Scott Agness: Jeremy Lamb tested his bruised left hip and will play tonight in Denver, where the Pacers haven’t won since 2007. pic.twitter.com/aP9Ro5nkSD
Roy Parry: The Magic have listed SG Terrence Ross as questionable on the NBA's 1:30 p.m. injury report for tonight's game vs. the Pacers. A league source said Ross will be a game-time decision. For the Pacers, Jeremy Lamb is out and Myles Turner is questionable. Both have ankle sprains.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner is questionable for Sunday in Orlando. Goga Bitadze (concussion), Jeremy Lamb (ankle), Sumner and Oladipo are out. Two-way guys are in Fort Wayne. pic.twitter.com/ot2rDBa4AP
Rod Beard: #Pacers center Myles Turner is questionable tonight vs. #Pistons. Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb, Goga Bitadze and Edmund Sumner all are OUT. #DFS
Scott Agness: Another game, another Pacers injury. Center Goga Bitadze has been diagnosed with a concussion and is ruled out of Friday’s game vs Pistons. Jeremy Lamb (left ankle sprain) will miss his second straight game. Myles Turner is questionable.
J. Michael Falgoust: Jeremy Lamb (hip) practiced Tues for the first time since being injured in the opener. Should be able to play v Nets on Wed for #Pacers
J. Michael Falgoust: Jeremy Lamb (hip pointer) did not practice today. But not ruled out for Mon for #PacersPistons .... no one else sat. Bitadze’s knee is fine
Rick Bonnell: JP Macura flew to Charlotte for the brief practice today to make sure he is up to speed on Hornets systems, so that he can be available at wing positions in response to Jeremy Lamb’s hamstring injury.
Rod Boone: James Borrego said Cody is going to be out for a while. Not quite sure how long Jeremy will be out due to tricky nature of hamstring injuries. FWIW, just saw Lamb leaving locker room and he wasn't walking overly gingerly. But walking on a hammy and running are 2 different things.
Rod Boone: Final: #Hornets 125, Magic 100: Biggest thing now will be how long Jeremy Lamb and Cody Zeller are out. With a lengthy 6-game West Coast trip on tap after Wednesday's home game vs. Mavs, it's not exactly the most ideal time.
Rod Boone: So that's a hamstring injury for Jeremy Lamb and a fractured right hand for Cody Zeller. #Hornets head into the new year banged up and down two starters. Not exactly a Happy New Year's eve.
Rick Bonnell: Frank Kaminsky (sprained ankle) and Jeremy Lamb (shin contusion) available to play. With Batum out, I’d think Lamb starts, with Dwayne Bacon his backup.
Jerry Zgoda: Steve Clifford says he thinks Jeremy Lamb and his hamstring will play tonight vs Wolves
Rick Bonnell: The @Charlotte Hornets list Jeremy Lamb (inflamed metatarsal) as probable to play Tuesday in Portland.
Rick Bonnell: UPDATE: @Charlotte Hornets now list Jeremy Lamb as OUT again with inflamed metatarsal. He was active last 2 games, but didn't play.
March 3, 2021 | 5:50 am EST Update
Kevin O’Connor: I’ve heard two other teams that could be connected to JJ (Redick) and a potential trade and that’s Denver, and Dallas.
Rival scouts and executives believe the Lakers are looking for upgrades in their frontcourt. Obviously, Cleveland’s Andre Drummond would be high on their wish list if bought out. Rival executives have wondered if the Lakers could either try to add Sacramento’s Hassan Whiteside or maybe even reunite with JaVale McGee if the former Laker gets bought out and becomes a free agent.
It’ll be a buyout. This is a given. It’ll be a buyout at some point. When they get to that stage, and he’s a free agent, he’s still a guy who is a really smart player, who has become a really great playmaker late in his career, a great passer out of the post and on the perimeter, who can still get by some guys, can knock down a jumper and has a little bit of range. So I think he can be a useful player—a rotation guy. But not a starter on a good team, likely a bench guy. And we can talk about possible destinations, but I think there are a few times that could use him.
“It’s situational,’’ Thibodeau said of Rivers. “He’s got to keep working.’’ Rivers seemed to anger Thibodeau last week when he raised the prospect several times of being traded at any moment. When asked if Rivers has an injury, Thibodeau confirmed he has “an ankle issue.’’ Nevertheless, Rivers has not been put on the injury report.
With New York on track for its first winning season and playoff appearance since the 2012-2013 season, a lot of teams and players around the league have taken notice. In fact, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst revealed on his podcast that he believes an All-Star caliber player would demand a trade to the Knicks within the next 12 months. While Windhorst declined to name a specific All-Star player, he added that he has guesses about which players could potentially be lured to play in the Big Apple. He cited several reasons as to why players would want to play for the Knicks, from its status as one of the league’s biggest markets, the team’s collection of draft picks, and sizeable cap space that could be used to sign more players.
As James Harden prepares to face his former team for the first time since being traded to the Brooklyn Nets, the superstar guard reflected on his eight-year tenure with the Houston Rockets and said that when he enters Houston’s Toyota Center on Wednesday night (7:30 ET on ESPN), he hopes to be “received with love.” “The love and the appreciation that I’ve given to that city and that I still give to that city, I’m hoping that the favor can be returned,” Harden told ESPN in a wide-ranging interview.
“I feel like I’m a part of the community,” Harden said. “Me now being in Brooklyn, it hasn’t changed the way I feel about that city and everything it’s done for me. So whether it’s trying to feed as many people as I can, get water, as much water as I can to the people that need it.”