Xavier Henry
Lakers' Xavier Henry might have torn Achilles tendon
Xavier Henry, SF, LAL
3:17 PM
News: Lakers forward Xavier Henry may have torn his left Achilles tendon in practice Monday. Henry will be getting an MRI on the injury.

Henry missed the entire preseason with a knee injury and missed time last season with a wrist injury. 

Henry is averaging 2.2 points per game. 


Jeff Taylor
Hornets' Jeff Taylor not appealing suspension
Jeff Taylor, SF, CHA
2:37 PM
News: Hornets forward Jeff Taylor told the media Monday that he will not be appealing his 24-game suspension.

Reporters said that he accepted full responsibility for his actions and accepts the punishment. 

Taylor was suspended by NBA commissioner Adam Silver for pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge. Taylor is eligible to return Dec. 17 against the Suns. 


Otto Porter
Wizards forward Otto Porter returns to practice Monday
Otto Porter, SF, WAS
2:28 PM
News: Wizards forward Otto Porter was able to return to practice Monday, but is being listed as  questionable for Tuesday against the Hawks. 

Porter reiterated that his hamstring injury, which kept him out of Saturday's game against the Bucks, isn't a strain

Porter is averaging 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. 


Kevin Durant
Thunder F Kevin Durant takes part in 'most' of Monday practice
Kevin Durant, SF, OKC
2:27 PM
News: Thunder small forward Kevin Durant participated in "most" of Oklahoma City's practice on Monday, which included contact drills, reports the Oklahoman. Durant has made some progress in his recovery from foot surgery and could be back in the starting lineup as early as the end of the week.

The Thunder will play the Jazz on Wednesday, followed by the Knicks on Friday.

Because the Thunder applied for a 10-day hardship waiver, Durant won't be eligible to play on Wednesday even if he's healthy. The hardship ends on Thursday, which could set up for a Friday return, if he's fully recovered.


Thaddeus Young
Wolves forward Thaddeus Young back at practice Monday
Thaddeus Young, SF, MIN
1:59 PM
News: Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young returned to practice Monday. Young missed the last three games following the death of his mother.

Minnesota returns to action Wednesday against the Bucks. Young is averaging 14.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. 


C.J. Miles
Pacers' Miles questionable, Stuckey probable for Monday
C.J. Miles, SF, IND
12:59 PM
The Pacers announced Rodney Stuckey is probable for Monday night against the Mavericks with a sprained left wrist and C.J. Miles is questionable with a sore right calf. 
Stuckey is averaging 10 points and 2.0 assists per game, while Miles is averaging 7.7 points and 1.8 assists per game.

Mitch McGary
Thunder F Mitch McGary nearing a return to the lineup
Mitch McGary, PF, OKC
12:55 PM
News: Thunder power forward Mitch McGary returned to practice on Monday and is nearing a return to the lineup, reports the Oklahoman. McGary has been sidelined for six weeks with a fractured foot. Coach Scott Brooks wouldn't reveal if the rookie will be on a minutes restriction once he returns.

"He's just an unknown," Brooks said. "He hasn't played, he hasn't practiced, so I don't know. That's going to work itself out. So I don’t know how many minutes are going to be there. But I love his energy, love his enthusiasm for his teammates."


Kyle Anderson
Spurs recall Kyle Anderson from Austin
Kyle Anderson, SF, SA
12:01 PM
News: The Spurs have announced Monday they have recalled forward Kyle Anderson from the Austin of the NBA Development League.

Last year's first-round pick has appeared in seven games this season, averaging 13.7 minutes per game. He has totaled six points, seven assists and 17 rebounds.


Nerlens Noel
76ers F Nerlens Noel, G Tony Wroten probable for Monday
Nerlens Noel, PF, PHI
11:10 AM
News: 76ers power forward Nerlens Noel and point guard Tony Wroten eached missed morning shootaround on Monday due to stomach viruses. However, the 76ers have listed him as probable for Monday's clash against the Trail Blazers, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

Tobias Harris
Magic F Tobias Harris skips morning shootaround
Tobias Harris, SF, ORL
10:48 AM
News: Magic coach Jacque Vaughn told reporters small forward Tobias Harris did not take part in morning shootaround, but will warm up prior to Monday's contest against Cleveland. According to the team's official website, if Harris is cleared by the medical staff he will play.

Harris suffered a calf strain on Friday against the Hornets, which caused him to sit out Saturday's game against Miami. He is averaging 18.8 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists through his first 14 games played.


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