There are still questions entering camp in Asheville in two weeks: How has Jeff Taylor recovered from major surgery? How will surgery for a sports hernia affect Noah Vonleh’s rookie season? Are the Hornets deep enough at center?
(Hornets head coach Steve) Clifford addressed all that and more in a question-and-answer session with Observer NBA writer Rick Bonnell:
A. Noah going down (to injury) means we need to add another big guy. Right now we have four (big) guys who are healthy – Marvin (Williams), Cody (Zeller), Al (Jefferson) and Biz (Bismack Biyombo).
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Marcus Smart to Undergo Surgery on Thumb, May Return for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN