The Phoenix Suns were able to reduce their salary obligation to Michael Beasley when he agreed to a buyout as a condition of his release. Beasley was okay with the decision as there was a good chance a team would offer him a contract, despite all his troubles on and off the floor.
Kevin Durant has stated many times how much he enjoys playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and living in the area. Despite his comments, there has been speculation that he might leave the Thunder in 2016 when he becomes a free agent, since he is represented by Roc Nation Sports' Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z).
Orlando Magic backup shooting guard Evan Fournier has been out since Feb. 27 (15 games) due to a sore right hip. There has been some speculation that his season could be over since only two weeks remain on the 2014-15 schedule, but on Tuesday Fournier said he's trying to get back.
Atlanta Hawks backup point guard Dennis Schroder suffered a left toe sprain during Monday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Washington Wizards Backup power forward Kris Humphries has been sidelined since Feb. 27 (16 games) due to a strained left groin and Tuesday he spoke to the media and said he might return to the active roster for Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Detroit Pistons have now been without Greg Monroe for the last eight games due to right knee strain and Stan Van Gundy doesn't know when his starting power forward might return to the active roster.
The 10-day contract signed by point guard A.J. Price expired on Tuesday night and the Phoenix Suns have decided to let him go, reports The Arizona Republic.
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.