The Timberwolves move toward Wednesday’s season opener at Memphis with a 15-man roster that includes four point guards as of Sunday.
On Sunday, Wolves president of basketball operations and head coach Tom Thibodeau said there’s room for (Tyus) Jones, Ricky Rubio, rookie Kris Dunn and veteran John Lucas III because he thinks Dunn, Rubio and Lucas all can play alongside another point guard in the backcourt.
Source: Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune
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