Nuggets to recall guard Erick Green from D-League
by Brandon Wise |
(3:36 pm ET) The Nuggets will recall guard Erick Green from their D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the team announced Sunday.

Green has played in 14 games for Denver this season, averaging 3.3 points and 0.7 assists per game.

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will be out 6-to-9 months
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(2:52 pm ET) Pistons guard Brandon Jennings tweeted out Sunday he will miss the next six-to-nine months because of an Achilles injury.

Jennings suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon during Friday’s game and will miss the rest of the season.

"Not being able to play basketball is the worst thing," Jennings also tweeted

Guard D.J. Augustin is expected to replace Jennings in the starting lineup.

Nets' Joe Johnson dealing with tendinitis in knee, ankle
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(2:26 pm ET) Nets guard Joe Johnson admitted the soreness that he's been experiencing has been from tendinitis in his ankle and knee, reports Newsday.

"I've just got tendinitis real bad in my right knee and in my left ankle," Johnson said. "I've been playing with both of them, and been pretty banged up for probably about the past month and a half or so."

While Johnson has been struggling physically, he said he doesn't have the luxury of resting because of the limitations on the roster.

"We don't have time to have guys sit and rest, like some other teams do," Johnson said. "We just don't have the roster for that, so I just have to play through it."

Johnson has not recorded a 20-point game since Dec. 30 and said he's looking forward to the All-Star break.

"That's my focus right now," Johnson said. "Just try to grind through it to the All-Star break, and I'm sure I'll take advantage of that time and just try to be ready for the second half."

Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert still working on conditioning
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(2:12 pm ET) While Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert was able to make his debut for the Cavaliers on Friday, coach David Blatt said he is still a few weeks away from receiving a maximum amount of minutes, reports Fred McLeod, the Cavaliers play-by-play announcer.

Blatt added that Shumpert's conditioning level is at 70 percent. Before Friday, Shumpert had not played since Dec. 12 after suffering a dislocated shoulder.

Timberwolves list Bennett, LaVine as questionable Sunday
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(2:06 pm ET) The Timberwolves listed forward Anthony Bennett and guard Zach LaVine as questionable for Sunday’s game at Atlanta, reports the team's official website.

Bennett is dealing with a sore right knee, while LaVine has a sprained left elbow. Both were unable to participate in Saturday's practice.

The Timberwolves are 18-point underdogs to the Hawks.

Cavaliers recall Joe Harris from NBADL on Sunday
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(1:21 pm ET) The Cavaliers announced guard Joe Harris has been recalled from the NBA Development League on Sunday.

Harris is averaging 2.8 points and 0.8 rebounds over 35 games for the Cavaliers.

Report: Pistons showing interest in Knicks' Pablo Prigioni
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(1:17 pm ET) The Pistons have expressed interest in acquiring Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni, reports ESPN.

With the Pistons fearing guard Brandon Jennings is lost for the season with an Achilles injury, Prigioni could be his replacement. In 41 games, Prigioni is averaging 4.8 points and 1.8 rebounds.

Jazz sign Elijah Millsap to multiyear deal Sunday
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(12:40 pm ET) The Jazz announced guard Elijah Millsap has been signed to a multiyear deal Sunday.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In 10 games, Millsap is averaging 5.7 points and 2.2 rebounds.

Timberwolves' Kevin Martin listed as questionable Sunday
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(12:34 pm ET) Timberwolves forward Kevin Martin is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Atlanta, the team announced.

Martin is recovering from a fractured wrist and he was not able to participate in Saturday's practice. He has not played since Nov. 19.

The Timberwolves are 18-point underdogs to the Hawks.

Spurs rule Marco Belinelli out of Sunday's game vs. Bucks
by Sean d'Oliveira |
(11:26 am ET) The Spurs ruled guard Marco Belinelli out of Sunday’s game against the Bucks.

Belinelli has been dealing with a left groin strain and has not played since Jan. 9. He is expected to miss at least another week. The Spurs are 11-point favorites over the Bucks.

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