Bucks SF Jared Dudley has X-rays on knee after Friday's game
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Bucks small forward Jared Dudley
had X-rays taken
on his left knee after Friday's 101-93 loss to the Lakers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dudley indicated that it was the same knee that troubled him last year with the Clippers. He finished Friday's game with five points on 2 of 7 shooting along with four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 23 minutes off the bench. The Bucks are set to face the Jazz Saturday.
Lakers forward Nick Young out for Friday's game
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Lakers forward Nick Young will miss Friday's game
against the Bucks with a knee injury, the team announced. Young, who also missed Wednesday's game with the injury, was considered questionable for the contest, even though coach Byron Scott didn't expect him to suit up.
Young is averaging 13.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game this season. The Lakers are currently 6 1/2-point underdogs Friday.
Taj Gibson leaves Bulls game with ankle injury
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News: Taj Gibson
rolled his ankle in the Bulls game against the Timberwolves on Friday. He left and will not return
Nets coach Lionel Hollins said that SG Bojan Bogdanovic
is out for Friday's game at the Rockets.
Bogdanovic will miss his third straight game as he struggles with an ankle injury.
The Nets are seven-point underdogs on the road.
Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur officially out for Friday's game
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Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur will miss Friday's game
against the Jazz while dealing with a calf injury, the team announced.
Arthur, who is averaging 7.3 points and 3.2 rebounds in 48 games this season, was considered doubtful for the contest after suffering a calf injury in Wednesday's game. The Nuggets are currently 4 1/2-point underdogs against Utah.
Celtics' Kelly Olynyk questionable for Sunday
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Celtics' center Kelly Olynyk
will miss his 16th straight game, Friday against the Hornets. He may be returning to the lineup soon, however.
Olynyk is recovering from an ankle injury. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said that he was hopeful Olynyk will be able to practice on Saturday, and he's questionable for Sunday's game against the Warriors.
Evan Fournier a scratch for Magic on Friday
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Magic SG Evan Fournier
is inactive for Friday's game at the Hawks. The team announced
that Fournier is struggling with a sore hip.
The Magic are 11.5-point underdogs on the road.
Jose Calderon out for Knicks on Friday, getting MRI on Saturday
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Knicks PG Jose Calderon
will not play at the Pistons on Friday night.
Calderon was originally listed as doubtful with an Achilles injury.
Knicks coach Derek Fisher told the media that Calderon would get an MRI on the Achilles on Saturday. Depending on the results of the test, the team may sign a replacement player for its open roster spot.
The Knicks are 13.5-point underdogs on the road, Friday.
Bismack Biyombo out Friday for Hornets, may return Sunday
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Hornets center Bismack Biyombo
will miss his eleventh straight game with a bone bruise in his right knee.
Coach Steve Clifford said that Biyombo would be inactive on Friday, at the Celtics. There's a chance he'll be able to return for Sunday's game at the Magic, however.
The Hornets are two-point underdogs.
Blatt: Kyrie Irving could return to Cavaliers on Sunday
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Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving
is missing Friday night's game, after an MRI revealed a shoulder strain.
Prior to Friday's game, Cavs coach David Blatt told the media that Irving's MRI was clear enough that the team was holding out the possiblity of a return for Sunday's game at the Rockets.