Latest: Griffin, Love, Pelicans, Nets
Clippers forward Blake Griffin injured his hand after hitting an member of the team's equipment staff, per the Los Angeles Times.
The injury is expected to keep Griffin out for a few more weeks, per ESPN. He had already missed the past 14 games with a quad injury. (Related story.)
In other news:
The Cavaliers have not spoken with any teams about a trade involving Kevin Love, GM David Griffin told ESPN. (Related column.)
Nets consultant and former general manager Billy King is pushing for Danny Ferry to become the team's next GM, per ESPN.
The Pelicans remain open to trading shooting guard Eric Gordon, per the New Orleans Times-Picayune. They previously turned down a deal of Gordon and Alonzo Gee for Kings small forward Rudy Gay, Yahoo reports.
The Jazz are exploring potential trades for a point guard, per ESPN.
The Jazz will sign guard Erick Green of the D-League's Reno Bighorns to a 10-day contract, per Yahoo Sports.
Bulls small forward Mike Dunleavy is targeting a February return from a back injury that has kept him out all season, per the Chicago Tribune.
Former UConn guard Ryan Boatright is likely to sign with Italian club Orlandina, per Sportando. Boatright impressed in training camp with the Nets but played poorly with the D-League's Grand Rapids Drive and was waived last week.
Guard Bryce Cotton has left Austin Spurs of the D-League and will sign with Xinjiang in China, per Upside & Motor.
Former D-League guard Nick Wiggins (Wichita State) has signed with the Canterbury Rams of the Canadian NBL, per the team. Wiggins is the older brother of Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins.
The Raptors have recalled Bruno Caboclo, Lucas Nogueira and Norman Powell from Raptors 905 of the D-League, per the team.
-- Sam Amico