“Our plan right now is that Brandon (Jennings) can help us make a playoff push,” Van Gundy said. “That’s our plan right now. If something changes in the next five weeks” – a reference to the February trade deadline – “then we’ll look at it. But right how he’s a very good player who can help us. And that’s the only way we’re looking at it.”
Source: Keith Langlois of NBA.com
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