Carlisle said "indefinitely" is the best term to describe how long Nowitzki will be out. He's already missed 12 games with the injury, including tonight's visit by Chicago to American Airlines Center
Source: Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News
“I just laugh at it because it’s funny how you can tell me how I get hit and how my body is supposed to react,” Green said. “I didn't know the people in the league office were that smart when it came to your body movement. I’m not sure if they took kinesiology and all this stuff for their positions to kind of tell you how your body is going to react when you get hit at certain positions."
Source: Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle
“We would welcome it,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said on whether they are missing points from Howard. “I think he’s capable of more. I think we are capable of getting him the ball in better spots, different moments."
Source: Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution
“I don’t know why he would be,” the Jazz coach said.
“If you don’t have adversity, it’s hard to have the impetus to improve,” Snyder said.
Source: Jody Genessy of the Deseret News
"I've recommended Rondo to a couple of teams that have called me about him the last couple of years," Carlisle said. "As a competitor, you're not going to find a guy better or more resourceful. He really has adjusted his game constantly over the years. It didn't work out here for various reasons. It was just not a good fit. I wished him well when he left."
Source: K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune
“Portland was my second option,” Whiteside said at the team’s Saturday shootaround in Portland. “I would have came here.”
The answer from Whiteside was interesting, considering that Portland hasn’t figured prominently in the previous telling of his free agency courtship.
Source: Erik Garcia Gundersen of the Miami Herald
"I'm all-in. I want to play," Nowitzki said in front of his locker after his teammates pulled off the Mavs' most lopsided win of the season, a 107-82 victory over the Chicago Bulls that improved Dallas' record to a Western Conference-worst 4-15. "This is obviously not a career-ending injury that I've got. It's something that just keeps lingering unfortunately. I can hopefully get over it."
Source: Tim MacMahon of ESPN
"He's really good. He's really, really good," Stevens told reporters in Philadelphia. "My advice to anybody is to talk whoever you work for into buying League Pass and watch him as much as you can. Because he's a fun guy to watch."
Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN
"We probably honestly genuinely got about a month left to try and salvage this season." -- @Mavs C Andrew Bogut.
Source: Baxter Holmes of ESPN
Source: Marc Stein of ESPN
"We've got to get out of the honeymoon stage," a visibly frustrated LeBron James said after he had a personal 30-game winning streak broken for his teams when he totaled 20-plus points and 10-plus assists. "That's y'all's headline for tomorrow. I know y'all going to use it."
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN
(DeMarcus) Cousins says if Kings don't figure out the slow starts and become agressive it'll be another losing season.
"Stan has to become a much better worker and learner," Pistons president-coach Stan Van Gundy said Friday before Detroit's game against the Atlanta Hawks (8 p.m., FSD).
"He's got to be a better practice guy," Van Gundy said. "He's got to be a better workout guy."
Source: Aaron McMann of Michigan Live
Source: Michael C. Wright of ESPN
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