NBA rumors: Latest news on injuries and more

Monday November 9th, 2015

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

Sunday’s five-game slate of NBA action was highlighted by the Cleveland Cavaliers winning their sixth straight game with a 101–97 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

Check out the latest NBA news and rumors below.

• Miami Heat guard Gerald Green was discharged from the hospital on Saturday night, reports ABC Miami. The team announced that Green was taken to the hospital on Wednesday with an illness.

• Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant rejected rumors that he would play for another team in his career, saying he’s “a Laker for life,” reports Tim Bontemps of the New York Post. According to the Associated Press, Bryant recently told head coach Byron Scott that this season could be his last.

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• Heat guard Dwyane Wade passed Scottie Pippen to become No. 55 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list in his team’s win over the Raptors.

• Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez is expected to return from a foot injury this week, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski.

• Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal is awaiting X-ray results on a left shoulder injury he sustained during Saturday’s loss to the Hawks, reports CBS Sports’ Ananth Pandian.

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• New Orleans Pelicans center Kendrick Perkins could miss three months with a pectoral injury, reports Wojnarowski.

• The Houston Rockets have waived forward Chuck Hayes, reports Wojnarowski. Guard Patrick Beverley and forward Terrence Jones are expected to return Wednesday against the Nets.

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