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Gerald Bourguet: Monty Williams said Deandre Ayton tweaked his ankle a bit last night like he did in Detroit, though it’s nowhere near as serious. Suns are resting 4 starters because of things that have “piled up on them” at this time of year
Duane Rankin: Just so #Suns fans can breathe a little easier. Deandre Ayton (ankle) and Jae Crowder (wrist) are in as they were listed as probable going into tonight’s game at Atlanta.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Both Deandre Ayton and Jae Crowder expected to play vs. Nets now, sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton — who’s missed seven games with an ankle injury — will warm-up for meeting with Brooklyn tonight before making final decision on returning to lineup, sources tell ESPN. Ayton worked out this morning and felt close to a return, sources said.
Kellan Olson: Deandre Ayton (right ankle sprain), Jae Crowder (left wrist contusion) and JaVale McGee (left knee soreness) have all been upgraded to questionable for tomorrow’s game against the Spurs. Kaminsky, Nader, Payne and Saric all still out. No new additions.
Duane Rankin: Monty Williams said Deandre Ayton (ankle) “didn’t do anything” on the court at practice today. Did “functional” stuff off it. Odds say he’s out tomorrow, but we’ll see. #Suns
Gerald Bourguet: Monty Williams said he doesn’t know yet about Deandre Ayton’s ankle
Kellan Olson: Deandre Ayton is in tonight for the Suns vs. the Timberwolves, per Monty Williams.
Dane Moore: Deandre Ayton has missed the last 5 games for Phoenix, but could return tonight against the Timberwolves. Monty Williams said on Sunday that Ayton just needs to get his conditioning up to be able to play. Javale McGee + Frank Kaminsky have been taking the center minutes lately
Duane Rankin: #Suns injury report. Deandre Ayton (leg) doubtful. Abdel Nader (left knee soreness) questionable.
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton in the building. Is just standing on sidelines. Not shooting, but interacting. #Suns pic.twitter.com/dJKdvzDGgY
Gerald Bourguet: Suns confirm Deandre Ayton (lower leg contusion) is out for Monday’s game against the Kings on the injury report
Kellan Olson: Deandre Ayton (right leg contusion) is listed as out on the Suns’ injury report for tomorrow at the Kings. No other new additions. Cam Payne no longer on there.
Duane Rankin: Monty Williams doesn’t foresee Deandre Ayton (leg) playing Monday at Sacramento. #Suns pic.twitter.com/wD5jjj2980
Kellan Olson: Monty Williams said Deandre Ayton being out tonight from what he knows is more about being cautious. Ayton woke up sore this morning.
Duane Rankin: Monty Williams said Deandre Ayton (leg) will play, Cameron Payne (hip) won’t. He also said he’s OK with players being uneasy about playing. #Suns
Kellan Olson: Cam Payne (right hamstring strain) is questionable for tomorrow’s Suns game against the Rockets. That’s an upgraded status for him after already being ruled out on Monday for yesterday’s game. Deandre Ayton (right leg contusion) is questionable again.
Kellan Olson: Suns center Deandre Ayton (left knee soreness) is questionable for tomorrow’s game against the Spurs. Cam Johnson and Abdel Nader remain out.
Kellan Olson: DA said it was difficult to work back from his ankle injury during quarantine. Called it a bone bruise. Was on facetime and calls to try and get the necessary work done.
Kellan Olson: Cam Johnson (low back/right hip contusion) and Deandre Ayton (right hip soreness) have been added to the injury report and are questionable. Aron Baynes (rib contusion) also added and is probable.
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton (ankle) out tonight. #Suns
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton will return tonight from a right ankle sprain that sidelined him 5 games after suffering injury in his return game from 25-game suspension . This will be just his 3rd game as the #Suns will play their 23rd game tonight. Facing #RipCity in 3rd of 4-game road trip.
Kellan Olson: Deandre Ayton (right ankle sprain) is out tomorrow. Kelly Oubre Jr. (right groin) is probable.
Gerald Bourguet: Suns confirm Deandre Ayton and T.J. Warren are out tomorrow, along with Devin Booker, Tyler Johnson and Kelly Oubre
Gerald Bourguet: Suns list Deandre Ayton (left ankle sprain) as out for tomorrow’s game against the Cavs. Tyler Johnson and T.J. Warren still out too
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton riding out in cart after spraining left ankle tonight vs. #GrindCity. #Suns pic.twitter.com/Mn5JGWoWDc
Gina Mizell: Igor Kokoskov says during his pregame availability that, unless something goes haywire during warmups, Deandre Ayton will return from his sprained ankle tonight vs. Atlanta. He will start and have no minutes restrictions #Suns
Gina Mizell: Per #Suns, Deandre Ayton (ankle) is doubtful to play tomorrow at San Antonio. He has missed the past five games.
Gina Mizell: Kokoskov says Deandre Ayton is OUT tonight vs. Lakers but that he’s not overly concerned about Ayton’s sprained ankle. Richaun Holmes (sprained foot) will be active and could play. De’Anthony Melton (sprained ankle) is projected to be out until All-Star break. #Suns
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton (ankle) and Richaun Holmes (foot) are questionable for Sunday night’s game at #Lakers after missing last four games. De’Anthony Melton (ankle) out as he was wearing a boot on it last night. TJ Warren has been shut down for two weeks w/right ankle soreness. #Suns
Gerald Bourguet: Kokoskov says Ayton and Holmes are out tonight. Bender will start again
Gerald Bourguet: Deandre Ayton (left ankle sprain) is listed as doubtful for tomorrow. Richaun Holmes (right foot sprain) is questionable.
Gerald Bourguet: Suns say Deandre Ayton (left ankle sprain) and Richaun Holmes (right foot sprain) are both out tonight
Duane Rankin: Deandre Ayton (left ankle sprain) and Richaun Holmes (right foot sprain) questionable for tonight’s game at Minnesota after suffering injuries last night at Charlotte. Ayton hurt ankle trying to avoid TJ Warren in 1st half while Holmes hurt foot on dunk in 3rd quarter. #Suns
Gina Mizell: Ayton will start tonight vs. Clippers, per Igor. #Suns
Gina Mizell: Personnel newsy bits from #Suns practice * T.J. Warren is expected to play limited minutes tomorrow vs. Clippers * Deandre Ayton missed practice with flu-like symptoms, Igor said. * Devin Booker did some recovery stuff during today’s practice but is OUT tomorrow.
Gerald Bourguet: Suns list Troy Daniels (concussion protocol) as questionable for tomorrow’s game against the Warriors. Deandre Ayton (ankle) was not listed on the injury report, so that’s good.
Gina Mizell: Deandre Ayton is available to play tonight for the #Suns, per coach Igor Kokoskov.
Duane Rankin: Good news for #Suns fans. Deandre Ayton has been upgraded to probable with the right ankle sprain for tonight’s game at Denver. pic.twitter.com/RgsxE4UXQK
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May 28, 2022 | 6:13 pm EDT Update
Anthony Chiang: Tyler Herro (groin), Kyle Lowry (hamstring), Max Strus (hamstring), P.J. Tucker (knee) and Gabe Vincent (hamstring) all again listed as questionable for Game 7. Herro looks to be the only real question mark for tomorrow.
May 28, 2022 | 5:13 pm EDT Update
Brady Hawk: Erik Spoelstra on Tyler Herro’s injury status: “He’s doing rest and treatment today. He won’t do any court work or anything today.” “We’ll see him in the morning. See the progress he’s made.” Says it’s a wait and see thing
Christos Tsaltas: Asked Erik Spoelstra on how Draymond Green’s comment motivated the Heat locker room. “I don’t know. Each person can find different forms of motivation. We have a big audacious goal that’s motivating enough”, he said. #HEATCulture