NBA News

Dion Waiters    G  Heat

 

 

Dion Waiters said he and the Heat "just got to make it happen" when it comes to agreeing to terms this summer. "Let’s get it over with as quick as possible," Waiters said. After years of being one of the more inefficient high-volume players, Waiters cracked 50 true shooting percentage for the first time since 2013-14, and a lot of credit has to go to coach Erik Spoelstra. He added he thinks he'll be back, and it does help the Heat will have $38 million in cap space this summer.

Palm Beach Post

May 20 - 5:46 PM

JaVale McGee    C  Warriors

 

 

JaVale McGee will "probably start" for Zaza Pachulia (heel) in Game 3 against the Spurs on Saturday, according to coach Mike Brown. He made 10 starts during the regular season, averaging 9.8 points, 5.2 boards, 0.9 blocks and 0.2 steals in 16.4 minutes per game. McGee has been seeing most of his run in garbage time lately, but he should be looking at minutes in the teens today. Plus, the Warriors are also heavy favorites with Kawhi Leonard (ankle) out.

Enes Kanter    F/C  Thunder

 

 

Updating a previous item, Enes Kanter was later released after being detained in Romania. He's been traveling through Europe as part of his Light Foundation tour and did post a video of him being held. Kanter had his Turkish passport canceled to cause the problem earlier today, but now he's on his way to London. The OKC big man and some strong words against Turkish president Erdogan, which may be the reason for this issue. It sounds like he's in the clear.

New York Times

May 20 - 2:47 PM

Enes Kanter    F/C  Thunder

 

 

Updating a previous item, Enes Kanter was later released after being detained in Romania. He's been traveling through Europe as part of his Light Foundation tour and did post a video of him being held. Kanter had his Turkish passport canceled to cause the problem earlier today. The OKC big man and some strong words against Turkish president Erdogan, which may be the reason for this issue. It sounds like he's in the clear.

New York Times

May 20 - 2:47 PM

JaVale McGee    C  Warriors

 

 

McGee is expected to get the start at center for Saturday's Game 3 against the Spurs, Anthony Slater of the San Jose mercury News reports.

RotoWire

May 20 - 1:17 PM

Andre Iguodala    G  Warriors

 

 

Iguodala (knee) has been upgraded to probable for Saturday's Game 3 against the Cavaliers.

RotoWire

May 20 - 1:17 PM

Kevon Looney    F  Warriors

 

 

Looney (hip) is out for Saturday's Game 3 against the Spurs.

RotoWire

May 20 - 1:17 PM

Zaza Pachulia    C  Warriors

 

 

Pachulia (heel) will not play during Saturday's Game 3 matchup aginst the Spurs.

RotoWire

May 20 - 1:17 PM

Jonathon Simmons    G/F  Spurs

 

 

Jonathon Simmons will start in place of Kawhi Leonard (ankle) in Game 3 vs. the Warriors on Saturday. Simmons was superb in Game 2. He finished with a team-high 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting with three rebounds, three assists and two 3-pointers in just 25 minutes. Over the Spurs last five games this postseason, he is averaging 16.2 points (shooting 48.4 percent from the floor), 2.2 assists, 2.2 boards and 1.4 treys. Simmons is a pending free agent and will get paid handsomely this summer, especially after his stellar playoff performances.

Kevon Looney    F  Warriors

 

 

Kevon Looney (hip) has been ruled out of Game 3 vs. the Spurs on Saturday. Looney's hip issues have prevented him from appearing in a single game this postseason.

Warriors PR on Twitter

May 20 - 12:39 PM