Marshall was the 13th overall pick by the Suns last season, but was cut at the start of the season after a trade to the Wizards. He was averaging 19.7 and 9.6 assists per game for the 87ers, after putting up 3.0 points and 3.0 assists in 48 appearances as a rookie.
News: Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger, who was recently cleared for practice, participated in his first full practice on Thursday, according to the team's official website. Budinger hasn't played this season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Oct. 1.
"The biggest thing I felt today was the bottom of my feet," Budinger said, per FOX Sports North. "Halfway through out there, my feet were starting to burn. That's just something that you've got to get used to again."
News: Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich will miss yet another game Thursday against the Thunder, the team announced prior to tipoff. Hinrich has been dealing with a back injury that has now cost him four games.
News: Bucks head coach Larry Drew told FOX Sports Wisconsin on Thursday that center Larry Sanders (thumb) is close to returning to practice. Sanders has been working out twice a day at the team's training center but has yet to be cleared for practice. The team has not set a timetable for his return.
The injury cost him four games last week, but he had been able to play in the team's previous three, averaging 20.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in that span. Deng is considered day to day at this point.
News: A day after logging a career-high 49 minutes of game action against the Knicks, The Bucks have shut down forward Ersan Ilyasova due to an ankle injury.
Ilyasova was bothered by the injury since the start of the season. He was averaging only 8.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game this season. He is expected to miss at least "the next few games," according to FOX Sports Wisconsin.
News: For the first time since re-aggravating a back injury four days ago, Rockets guard Jeremy Lin returned to practice Thursday but remains unsure if he'll play Friday against Indiana, according to the Houston Chronicle.
"I am definitely not where I want to be in terms of where I was before," Lin said. "Today was the first time I did anything basketball-wise. We will see how it feels tomorrow and then build from there."
Carter-Williams hasn't played since Dec. 3 while recovering from a knee infection. He has averaged 17.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. Carter-Williams also said his pain level is "at a one," on a 1-10 scale.
News: Lakers guard Steve Nash is expected to miss at least four more weeks because of a nerve-root irritation issue in his lower back, according to the Los Angeles Times. Nash has been limited to only three games this season and has not played since Nov. 10. He was averaging 6.7 points and 4.8 assists before getting hurt.
News: For the second time in as many years, the Spurs will be without their Big 3 for a nationally televised game, according to ESPN. Head coach Gregg Popovich will give both Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili the day off Thursday at Golden State. Tony Parker, who is still dealing with a shin injury, will also sit out Thursday's game, according to the report.
Ginobili will miss his first game of the season, while Duncan will sit out for the third time this season. Both Duncan and Ginobili are expected to return when the Spurs host the Thunder on Saturday.
News: Just six games into his return from a torn Achilles, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will be sidelined yet again – this time with a fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee. The team announced that he is expected to miss six weeks while recovering from this latest injury.
Bryant tweaked his left knee in the third quarter of Tuesday’s contest against Memphis but went on to finish the game. Apparently that scare was not avoided, as it would seem this announcement ties in directly to that on-court incident. Bryant was averaging 6.3 assists per game acting as the Lakers central facilitator, as the team is also without all three of the point guards on the roster.
News: Clippers center DeAndre Jordan stuffed the stat sheet Wednesday, scoring 14 points on 6 of 6 shooting while grabbing 20 rebounds and blocking five shots in his team's 108-95 win over the Pelicans.
It was Jordan's second time this season racking up at least 20 rebounds and third time with at least five blocks. He has averaged 9.9 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.2 blocks over 27 games played.
News: Pelicans forward Anthony Davis made a shocking return to the lineup Wednesday, scoring a team-high 24 points on 10 of 18 shooting and hauling in 12 rebounds in his team's 108-95 loss to the Clippers.
The team announced in early December that Davis would miss four to six weeks due to a fractured hand, but ended up returning to action in less than three weeks. He also had three steals in 30 minutes of action off the bench. Davis has averaged 19.1 points and 10.3 rebounds over 17 games.