New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon is out for the season after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured right ring finger.
Gordon, 27, suffered the injury Saturday night in a loss to the Utah Jazz. It was the second time this season that he broke the finger on his shooting hand; he missed 16 games for the injury earlier this season.
James Harden Could Return as Soon as Thursday?
The Houston Rockets hope star guard James Harden can return from a Grade 2 strain of his right hamstring within a week, coach Mike D’Antoni said.
“It could be Thursday or Saturday, I don’t know,” D’Antoni said before the Rockets’ practice Sunday at UCLA. “He’s got to get better. We’ll see. Whenever he’s ready.”
Source: Tim MacMahon of ESPN
Anthony Davis Posts Season High 48 Points in Win vs Knicks
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis had a simple explanation for his 48-point, 17-rebound performance against the New York Knicks on Sunday. “I just tried to get us going on both ends of the floor. I was able just to continue to make shots,” Davis said. That’s quite an understatement.
Davis set a season-high for points on Sunday and compiled a stat line rarely seen in the NBA. In the process, he helped the New Orleans Pelicans rebound from a 19-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Knicks in overtime.
Source: Ian Begley of ESPN
Lakers’ Lonzo Ball (Knee) Questionable vs Grizzlies
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball has a minor left-knee sprain after the rookie underwent an MRI, the team said Sunday. Ball is questionable for Monday’s game against the Grizzlies.
Ball woke up feeling soreness in the knee on Sunday, and the team sent the No. 2 overall pick to undergo an MRI in Memphis.
Source: Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN