A day after losing starting shooting guard Bryce Dejean-Jones to right wrist surgery, the New Orleans Pelicans received some good news for a change on Friday as Eric Gordon, the team’s regular starting shooting guard the past five seasons, will return to the starting lineup Saturday at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Gordon has missed the past 16 games after undergoing surgery on Jan. 20 to repair a broken ring finger on his right (shooting) hand.
Source: Justin Verrier of ESPN
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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