Kevin Durant may be the Nets’ top target in free agency, but he’s not the only one. The feeling around the NBA is the Nets will have a very real chance to pry four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler away from Philadelphia.
Finally having the cash and cachet to get looks from the top free agents this July, Nets general manager Sean Marks is expected to be in the hunt for both Durant and Kyrie Irving. But Butler isn’t just a fall-back plan; he’s a two-way star league sources said the Nets have a real shot at landing.
Source: Brian Lewis of the New York Post
Report: Anthony Davis to Undergo MRI on Sprained Thumb
Anthony Davis sprained his right thumb in the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers’ preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday and did not return to the game.
Davis is scheduled for an MRI Monday. Because the team did not arrive back in Los Angeles until 4 a.m. on Sunday, the team decided to wait another day for further tests on Davis’ thumb.
Source: Dave McMenamin of ESPN
Doc Rivers: Paul George to Miss ‘first 10’ Games for Clippers
Clippers haven’t given a concrete timetable on Paul George’s return. But Doc Rivers said in passing that Paul George “is not going to be here for the first 10.” Hence, George might be out until Nov. 13 in Houston
— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) October 12, 2019
Source: Mark Medina on Twitter
Sources: Gerald Green Out Indefinitely with Foot Injury
Houston Rockets guard Gerald Green is believed to have suffered a broken left foot and could be sidelined a few months, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Green will have more opinions on his foot this week and be out indefinitely.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 13, 2019
Source: Shams Charania on Twitter