The Nets will be without rapidly developing glue guy Yuta Watanabe at least through the rest of their current road trip. The fan favorite has a strained right hamstring and won’t play at least until Sunday against the Trail Blazers at Barclays Center. “He got an MRI [exam] in Philly and Yuta has a hamstring strain,” Jacque Vaughn said before the Nets beat the Raptors 112-98 on Wednesday night, adding that he would miss that game and the game Friday at Indiana. “So we’ll reassess him when we get back home.
December 6, 2022 | 6:56 pm EST Update
Anthony Slater: Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins will all miss tomorrow’s Warriors’ game in Utah. Curry left ankle soreness, Green left hip tightness, Wiggins right adductor strain. James Wiseman is with team and available.
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star center Jarrett Allen is back. Sources tell cleveland.com that Allen, who has missed the last five games with a lower back contusion, will return to the lineup Tuesday night. Allen will be back in the starting lineup, hoping to slow down Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis. The four other starters — Darius Garland, Donovan Mitchell, Lamar Stevens and Evan Mobley — will remain the same, sources say.
Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Victor Oladipo: “Vic is warming up and doing everything with the intent to play tonight.” “He’s really excited about it.” Spo didn’t say minute restriction, but he’s not going to play a TON It’ll be a ramp up process
Tony Jones: Mike Conley is upgraded to questionable for tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors Rudy Gay is not on the injury report, which suggests he’s good to go. He told media on Monday his intent is to return Wednesday night