Bulls All-Star wing Jimmy Butler has missed three of his teams past four games and will be sidelined for the upcoming All-Star Game in Toronto the team announced today. Butler has begun rehabbing a strained left knee that is expected to keep him out of action for up to four weeks.
Kings Quincy Acy, “Every play, every opportunity, every chance I get to provide energy in some way I’m doing it and that’s if I’m on the court or off the court. I am always trying to be in guys ears helping them. Always talking, a man full of energy.”
It’s been a recurring theme with Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey after games recently. He keeps singling out Patrick Patterson for praise despite the forward’s typically unspectacular scoring and rebounding.
The NBA trade deadline is less than two weeks away and to no one’s surprise, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has been the center of attention for all kinds of trade speculation. The Celtics were built to make a move at this time of year, but with how they are playing, maybe he should be thinking about standing pat?
“(Kristaps Porzingis)’s just continued to learn how to find ways to be impactful,” New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher said. “There have been nights where he’s been 5-for-16 but he still helps us. There’s been nights where he’s shot the ball considerably well and helped us win.”
The Toronto Raptors invested heavily into their NBA D-League team Raptors 905 for one reason and one reason only and that’s to properly develop their draft picks. This is exactly how it has worked for Raptors first round pick Delon Wright.