Jrue Holiday hasn't played for the New Orleans Pelicans since Jan. 12, but his return to the court reportedly could happen soon.Darrell J. Williams of the New Orleans/Baton Rouge Advocate tweeted Tuesday: "Pelicans' Jrue Holiday did not participate in full practice.
The Golden State Warriors held Draymond Green (leg) out of Saturday's game at Milwaukee, and Green has already been ruled out for Tuesday's game at the rival Los Angeles Clippers.
The Charlotte Hornets are fighting for the last playoff spot in the East and Monday they played the Boston Celtics, another playoff contender. This obviously was a very important game and Lance Stephenson stayed on the bench as he received a DNP-CD from Steve Clifford.
Center Brook Lopez will be under contract through 2015-16 with the Brooklyn Nets should he exercise his player option for next season, which is worth $16.
Starting center DeMarcus Cousins sat out Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies due to several injuries that are bothering him and he may get more rest for most, if not all of the remaining games of the 2014-15 regular season, according to Michael Wallace of ESPN.
The Dallas Mavericks currently have eight players who will be free agents come July 1 and that can increase to 11 if Al-Farouq Aminu, Monta Ellis and Raymond Felton decline their 2015-16 player options.
The Denver Nuggets claimed guard Ian Clark off waivers on Saturday after the Utah Jazz released him last Thursday. Clark looks at joining the Nuggets as a "fresh start" after practicing with the team on Monday, however he likely won't play that much during the last two weeks of the 2014-15 regular season as interim head coach Melvin Hunt is keen to play the other young players.
The New Orleans Pelicans have been without backup forward Ryan Anderson since Feb. 23 due to his sprained right MCL and Monday came news that he should rejoin the active roster sometime during their three games away from home, according to The Times-Picayune.
The Phoenix Suns have been without starting guard Brandon Knight for nine out of their last 10 games due to a left ankle sprain and after tweaking it on Sunday the team is not sure when he'll rejoin the active roster.
The second 10-day contract signed by guard Jabari Brown expired on Monday, so the Los Angeles Lakers need to let him go or offer a rest-of-season deal.
The Portland Trail Blazers have had an open roster position since the Feb. 19 trade deadline and Monday they decided to fill it by signing point guard Tim Frazier.
Nikola Pekovic has been dealing with right ankle injuries for most of this season and with about two weeks remaining on the schedule, the Minnesota Timberwolves have shut down their starting center for the rest of the games, according to Derek Wetmore of 1500ESPN.
The Miami Heat and starting center Hassan Whiteside had a good Monday as he returned to practice and there is a chance he could rejoin the active roster soon.
UPDATE: Per several media outlets, including ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins, Beverley is set to have season-ending surgery on Tuesday. -------------------- The Houston Rockets are waiting for Patrick Beverley's evaluation to determine if he needs surgery now to repair his left wrist.
Rob Hennigan's contract as the general manager of the Orlando Magic is set to expire after the 2015-16 NBA season. According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel, Hennigan will have his contract extended sometime in the coming months.