The Brooklyn Nets currently have a pathetic 5-12 record due to poor play from the players and a lot of injuries. Unfortunately the injury list has grown by one when it was determined that starting small forward Paul Pierce is out 2-4 weeks due to a fractured right hand.
The Pelicans will welcome back Ryan Anderson to the active roster beginning with the game against the Lakers.
On Wednesday, the Lakers officially cut ties with Steve Nash as they placed him on waivers to open up a roster position.
Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy won't rush Greg Monroe back to the lineup even though the PF's time with the team could be running out.
A.J. Price is out as the Suns are adding a PG from their D-League team via 10-day contract.
Pelicans GM Dell Demps and coach Monty Williams could be lame ducks next season.
Magic backup SG Evan Fournier, out for over a month, hopes to play before the regular season ends in two weeks.
Nerlens Noel calls Ish Smith the best PG he has ever played with and his opinion may influence management to keep Smith.
Jamal Crawford and coach Doc Rivers seem confident that the SG may return next week.
Kevin Durant enjoys playing for the Thunder and could see himself staying in OKC for his entire career, but leaves the door open for a possible departure.
The Hawks may be without backup PG Dennis Schroder for a few games due to what the team is calling a minor injury.
Kris Humphries is hopeful of rejoining the Wizards' active roster after missing the last 16 games.
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.