Bulls injury crisis 

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And the hits keep coming for the Chicago Bulls. Last week they lost starting point guard Derrick Rose for 4-6 weeks following surgery to repair the the torn right medial meniscus and now Jimmy Butler is going to miss 3-6 weeks according to ESPNChicago.com. Butler sustained a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain to his left elbow on Sunday and he will use the next few weeks to rehab and rest the injury.

Why Kyle Lowry needs some rest 

March, 2, 2015
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Toronto Raptors starting point guard Kyle Lowry has been struggling with his shot, so the decision had been made to continue giving him some rest. Lowry missed Saturday's game and he won't play on Monday, too. There is a chance the "rest" could extend for a few more games.

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More time for Henry Walker 

March, 2, 2015
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The 10-day contract signed by Henry Walker expires on Monday and according to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the Miami Heat are planning to give him another 10 days beginning on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Jose Calderon is still sporting a walking boot for his sore left Achilles and according to Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com, the Knicks will re-evaluate their point guard in two weeks.

For the immediate future, Langston Galloway will continue to start at point guard.

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Jose Calderon is dealing with a sore left Achilles and it's bad enough that he was still wearing a walking boot on Thursday. While there is some talk his season might be over, he doesn't think that is the case, although he will know more after meeting with the team doctor, reports ESPNNewYork.com.

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Center JaVale McGee is now a free agent after the Philadelphia 76ers placed him on waivers Sunday night. McGee was released by 11:59 PM EST, which means once he clears waivers he can sign with a new team and be eligible to play in the 2015 post-season.

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More rest for Ty Lawson, Jusuf Nurkic 

March, 2, 2015
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With six weeks remaining in the Denver Nuggets season, both Ty Lawson and Jusuf Nurkic are expected to play less. One comes down to the head coach while the other is dealing with an injury.

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Could Greg Monroe re-sign with Pistons? 

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Greg Monroe will be near the top of the list of free agents who are likely to move on to another team in July. For that reason his agent, David Falk, was asked over the weekend if the Pistons have a chance to re-sign Monroe.

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Nikola Pekovic's lingering ankle pain 

March, 2, 2015
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Nikola Pekovic has missed a bunch of games the past two NBA seasons due to ankle injuries and Saturday it become an issue once again as he could only play 12 minutes against the Memphis Grizzlies. According to the Star Tribune, bursitis in his ankle is the problem. Pekovic missed 28 games last season due to the same ailment.

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Tiago Splitter back to old role 

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Last week, Tiago Splitter's reduced role came up as a topic and soon after head coach Gregg Popovich decided to move his center back into the starting lineup. The Spurs won the last two games on the rodeo trip as Splitter was promoted to the first unit, with Aron Baynes returning to the backup role.

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P.J. Hairston back in the doghouse 

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P.J. Hairston has NBA talent, but he dropped to No. 26 in the 2014 NBA draft due to questionable character issues. The Charlotte Hornets took a chance on Hairston, but so far it looks like a bad gamble as once again he's in trouble.

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JaMychal Green's ROS deal 

March, 2, 2015
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The second 10-day contract signed by forward JaMychal Green expired on Saturday, so the Memphis Grizzlies have to let him go or offer a rest-of-season deal. Apparently it's the latter, reports Shams Charania of RealGM.com.

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Wizards 15th roster spot 

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The Washington Wizards have had an open roster spot since Jan. 7 when they placed Glen Rice Jr. on waivers. There has been speculation that management was waiting until we got to the March 1 deadline for players to be waived and remain eligible for the post-season to do something, but that may not happen.

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Sixers open roster spot 

March, 2, 2015
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The Philadelphia 76ers now have an open roster position after waiving center JaVale McGee on Sunday night and general manager Sam Hinkie will likely fill that spot sometime this week.

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We haven't seen Kelly Olynyk on the court since he sprained his ankle on Jan. 22. However, he is making progress in his recovery and took part in one of his first full-scale workouts Saturday, a game of one-on-one with an assistant coach.

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When Kemba Walker underwent surgery to repair the damaged meniscus in his knee, he was expected to miss at least six weeks. We are getting into that time frame now.

So when might we see him back on the hardwood for game action?

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