Al Harrington underwent a diagnostic arthroscopy and lavage procedure this evening to clean out loose particles in his right knee, the Washington Wizards announced Monday.
Harrington will miss the next four weeks and then be re-evaluated.
Harrington has averaged 7.9 points and 1.4 rebounds 18.6 minutes over seven games for the Wizards this season.
Thaddeus Young has been adamant that he hopes to stay with the Philadelphia 76ers, but the veteran forward understands the nature of his name being involved in trade speculation, most recently with the Houston Rockets.
“It is what it is. Just taking it day by day,” Young said on Monday. “I’m not worried about a trade or anything like that. It’s a business. If it happens...
The Utah Jazz will honor Jerry Sloan in a special halftime ceremony when the Jazz hosts the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 31, 2014.
“On behalf of the Jazz organization and Miller Family, I am thrilled to announce our plans to retire a jersey and celebrate the enduring legacy of Jerry Sloan, one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history,” said Steve Miller...
Zaza Pachulia suffered a right foot fracture on Dec. 4 against the Detroit Pistons.
Pachulia’s foot will be immobilized in a walking boot and re-examined in four weeks. Pachulia, 29, had an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) exam on Dec. 5 and was examined by team orthopaedic physician Dr. Michael Gordon, who diagnosed the injury. Pachulia has not played in the last two games...
Tyreke Evans has been diagnosed with a left ankle sprain. The injury occurred during the third quarter of the December 6 game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Evans is expected to miss 1-2 weeks. In 19 games this season, Evans is averaging 11.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.3 steals in 24.9 minutes per game.
Bradley Beal has been cleared to increase basketball activities after a follow-up MRI exam showed improvement in the stress injury to his right fibula.
Beal, who has missed the last six games, has averaged 20.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 40.2 minutes over 13 games for the Wizards this season.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled guard/forward Carrick Felix and center Henry Sims from the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team. Felix appeared in two games for the Charge this past weekend, averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game.
Sims also appeared in two Canton games over the weekend with averages...
Isaiah Canaan, a Houston Rockets rookie playing on assignment for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, and Pierre Jackson of the Idaho Stampede have been named the NBA Development League Co-Performers of the Week for games played Dec. 2-8.
A 6-0, 188-pound guard out of Murray State, Canaan averaged 25.5 points, 9.3 assists and 4.8 rebounds to lead the Vipers to a 4-0 week. On assignment...
The Toronto Raptors traded Rudy Gay on Sunday in a deal with the Sacramento Kings.
Masai Ujiri found a trade partner in his former front office colleague with the Denver Nuggets in Pete D'Alessandro.
"I know GMs who say they wouldn’t touch him now in free agency for the midlevel exception," wrote Lowe.
Gay has a player option for the 14-15 season worth $19.3 million.
The Toronto Raptors have waived D.J. Augustin.
Augustin signed a one-year, $1.267 million deal with the Raptors in the offseason to become Kyle Lowry's backup, but lost his minutes to Dwight Buycks and Julyan Stone.
Augustin spent last season with the Indiana Pacers.
The Raptors needed to make a roster move in order to complete their trade for Rudy Gay.
Stephen Jackson has signed with the Los Angeles Clippers, a source has told RealGM.
Jackson has been a free agent since being released by the San Antonio Spurs last April.
The Clippers need depth on the wing with injuries to J.J. Redick and Matt Barnes.
The Oklahoma City Thunder has recalled forward Andre Roberson from the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League.
In three games (all starts) with the 66ers, Roberson averaged 17.3 points while shooting .561 percent from the field, 11.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.0 block in 35.0 minutes per game.
In an interview on Sirius XM NBA, Adam Silver said that the competition committee will evaluate whether divisions remain necessary.
David Stern added that he is less concerned about divisions and more concerned with a good team missing the playoffs due to the conference structure.
Silver will take over as commissioner of the NBA on Feb. 1, 2014.
Jordan Crawford and LaMarcus Aldridge have been named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week.
Crawford averaged 23.3 points on 61 percent shooting along with 6.7 assists and 3.0 rebounds in the Boston Celtics' 3-0 week.
Aldridge led the Blazers to a 3-1 while averaging 26.3 points, 12.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.5 steals.
Quincy Pondexter is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a stress fracture in his left foot.
Pondexter and the Grizzlies agreed to an extension before the start of the season.
The Memphis Grizzlies will work out several free agent guards this week as they search for depth at the position.
Darius Morris, Reggie Williams and Seth Curry will be brought in for the audition with the Grizzlies.
Morris and Williams are free agents, while Curry is with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League.
The Los Angeles Clippers have interest in Stephen Jackson.
The Clippers have a growing need for a wing and Jackson continues to look for an NBA team following his release last April from the San Antonio Spurs.
“If you guys have any names, call me and let me know,” Doc Rivers told reporters. “I’ll be on the phone tonight with [Clippers executives] Gary [Sacks] and Gerald ...
Kyle Lowry has an expiring contract and $6.2 million and is not part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plans.
The Raptors are believed to be motivated to trade Lowry next following their trade of Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings.
The Raptors acquired Lowry from the Rockets in exchange for a reverse protected lottery pick.
The Sacramento Kings are trying to trade Jason Thompson.
With the Kings recently acquiring Rudy Gay and Derrick Williams, there will be fewer minutes available for Thompson.
Thompson received a five-year, $30 million contract extension under the previous regime of the Kings.
The Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings are close to an agreement on a trade centered on Rudy Gay, according to sources.
Gay was traded from the Memphis Grizzlies to the Raptors last season.
Rodney Stuckey missed Sunday's Detroit Pistons game against the Miami Heat due to tendinitisin his left knee.
Stuckey is listed as day-to-day.
Maurice Cheeks does not believe the issue will linger.
Chris Andersen said he wants to play three to four more NBA seasons and believes his legs feel healthy enough to allow him.
Andersen cited his two-year suspension from 2006 to 2008 as a factor aiding in his health.
Andersen played a critical reserve role in the Miami Heat's championship last season.
The New York Knicks suffered a 114-73 defeat to the Boston Celtics at home on Sunday afternoon, but Raymond Felton does not believe it was a step back for the team after a brief, two-game winning streak.
"I don't think we had a bad effort," Felton said. "Those guys hit shots."
Iman Shumpert added he believed the game would have been different if the Knicks...
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned center Aron Baynes, guard Nando De Colo and forward Malcolm Thomas to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
Baynes has appeared in 11 games for the Spurs this season, averaging 1.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in 7.9 minutes.
De Colo has seen action in six contests this season for the Spurs, averaging 2.7 points...
A fan interrupted the Cleveland Cavaliers' 88-82 win over the Los Angeles in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena with a message for Kyrie Irving.
The fan tried to show Irving a white shirt that read, "KYRIE DONT LEAVE" in all caps, written in black marker.
The Cavaliers confirmed the fan is a minor.
Irving cannot become a restricted free agent until 2015 and is...