Stefano Fusaro ESPN
The Rockets Chris Paul has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Stephen Curry (sprained right ankle), Zaza Pachulia (left shoulder soreness) and Shaun Livingston (sore right knee) didn't even travel with the Warriors to LA for tonight's game against the Lakers. Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness) is also out, but he did make the trip. "Because it's LA," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said with a laugh. After his team's morning shootaround, Kerr declined to reveal what his team's starting lineup would be.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
Mavs rookie PG Dennis Smith Jr. (left hip strain) will miss his sixth straight game tonight against the Suns. "He's a possible for Wednesday," coach Rick Carlisle told reporters.
Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer
Steven Adams is still in the NBA concussion protocol and is out tonight against the Nuggets.
Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
Joel Embiid did not travel to Chicago as he sits out the front end of the Sixers back-to-back. Amir Johnson will start in his place.