Teague has missed the last two games while dealing with a hamstring injury. Guard Dennis Schroder has been starting in Teague’s place. Schroder scored eight points and dished out six assists during Saturday’s victory over the Rockets.
The Hawks are 4 1/2-point underdogs.Analysis:
Parker has missed the last five games while dealing with a hamstring injury. Guard Cory Joseph has been starting in Parker’s absence. Joseph is averaging 12.1 points over the last six games.
The Spurs are 1 1/2-point underdogs.Analysis:
Lawson is dealing with a back issue, but he has not missed a game this season. He is averaging 15.2 points and 10.7 assists. If Lawson cannot play, guard Nate Robinson will see an increased role.
The Nuggets are 2 ½-point underdogs against the Hornets.Analysis:
Hill has not played this season while dealing with a knee and quadriceps injury.Analysis:
Both Rose (illness) and Gibson (ankle) are listed as probable heading into the game. The Bulls are 4-point favorites.Analysis:
Ariza is dealing with a sore left calf. He has not missed a game this season and is averaging 14.0 points and 6.2 rebounds.
"I don't have much of a choice if the body is feeling the way it's feeling right now," Bryant said, per Yahoo Sports. "You got to be smart. You got to make sure you get enough return on your investment. With the amount of work that I do and put into my body and to get my body ready, for it to be sore as it is right now, sometimes you do have to consider sitting down."
Bryant has not missed a game this season and is averaging 35.4 minutes. Lakers coach Byron Scott said Bryant’s struggles during Sunday’s game was a result of fatigue.
"We'll come up with a solution and try to figure out the next few games and what we want to do," Scott said.Analysis:
DeRozan has not played since Nov. 28 after sustaining a groin tear. The first game after the Raptors’ road trip is Jan. 8 against the Hornets.
Before suffering the injury, DeRozan averaged 19.4 points and 4.2 rebounds in 16 games.Analysis:
Wade missed Sunday's game due to a knee injury, but it doesn't seem all that serious. "We just figured it would be best to give him some extra rest," coach Erik Spoelstra said. "We’ll evaluate and see how he feels tomorrow." Wade is averaging 22.8 points per game.Analysis:
Williams shot 10-16 from the field, including 2-5 from beyond the arc. Williams also hit two free throws during the contest, finishing with 24 points. Williams made sure to get his teammates involved, dishing out 10 assists.Analysis: