The Clippers, despite their cap restraints, managed to re-sign Jamal Crawford, Austin Rivers, Wesley Johnson and Luc Mbah a Moute while bringing in (Brandon) Bass and (Raymond) Felton, as well as Marreese Speights and Alan Anderson, the latter going undrafted in the same 2005 class as (Chris) Paul, Felton and Bass.
“I’m excited about it,” Paul said about the new additions. “We definitely signed some veterans, some seasoned NBA guys who’ve been through a lot of different situations.”
Source: Rowan Kavner of NBA.com
76ers’ Joel Embiid Listed as Doubtful for Game 3 in Miami
All-Star center Joel Embiid is doubtful for Game 3 of the Philadelphia 76ers’ first-round series against the Heat on Thursday.
The series is tied 1-1, and Embiid has missed both games.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
Cavs’ Love Suffers Torn Ligament in Thumb, Will Play in Game 3
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a partially torn ligament in his left thumb in Wednesday night’s Game 2 against the Indiana Pacers, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Despite the injury, head coach Tyronn Lue said Love will be “ready to go” in Game 3 on Friday in Indianapolis. X-rays taken after the game came back negative. The Cavs won 100-97 to tie the Eastern Conference first-round series at 1-1.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN