Joe Ingles is expected to slot in as the Jazz's starting small forward when the NBA season resumes with Bojan Bogdanovic set to undergo season-ending wrist surgery, Tony Jones of The Athletic reports.
Bojan Bogdanovic is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery on his right wrist in the near future Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Bruce Brown underwent surgery in late April to repair a ligament in his right thumb but notes that he'd be ready to play if the NBA season resumes, Keith Langlois of the Pistons' official site reports.
Rodney Hood (Achilles) has progressed to performing explosive workouts, Jamie Hudson of NBC Sports Northwest reports.
Kevin Durant's manager and business partner Rich Kleiman said last week in an appearance on SiriusXM Radio that he doesn't anticipate the 10-time All-Star debuting for the Nets if the 2019-20 season resumes in July, Ian Begley of SNY.tv reports. "From my standpoint, no, I think it's unrealistic," Kleiman said, when asked about Durant's potential return. "That's just my view on it. Again, we haven't gone deep into conversation about it because of how unrealistic it all seems to me. And it's also hard to even discuss [the matter of Durant returning] in a real serious manner without any information on the season. [There is] such uncertainty day to day – as we all [feel], outside of just the NBA – that the whole thing just feels too unrealistic from my standpoint."
Blake Griffin said Monday in an interview with Sage Steele for ESPN's "The Encore" web show that he's made a full recovery from the arthroscopic left knee surgery he underwent Jan. 7. "I feel great," Griffin said. "I've basically been cleared for a while now, I just have been stuck in my house. So, I'm ready to go whenever things pick back up. I'm just working out and trying to stay ready and stay sane."
Dylan Windler (lower leg) estimated Friday that he's "probably 70 or 80 percent of the way there" with regards to his recovery from the season-ending surgery he required in January, Steve Layman of NewsChannel 5 Nashville reports.
When asked in a recent interview about Kevin Durant potentially returning if the 2019-20 NBA season resumes later in the year, Nets GM Sean Marks said, "That's a $110 [million] question. In all seriousness, we've tried not to talk about his timeline a lot."
During an April 30 conference call, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry spoke on the possibility of Zion Williamson facing a minutes restriction if the NBA returns to play this season. "We'll have those conversations," Gentry said. "Obviously, his health will be the number one priority, but the restriction was really off after his first 5-6 games. So, he was playing the minutes that he would normally play, considering with any situation really. But, it will be something that we talk about when we do resume and as far as how it looks for Zion from a minute standpoint, and we'll do that really with some of the other players."
Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas indicated that the team hopes to sign Malik Beasley to a long-term contract, Dane Moore of Zone Coverage Minnesota reports.
Jonathan Isaac (knee) said Thursday in an online Q&A session with Magic season ticket holders that he'll attempt to resume playing in the 2020 postseason if he feels "110 percent" and the training staff deems him ready to go, John Denton of the team's official site reports.
Jalen Brunson (shoulder) is seven weeks into his rehab, which was expected to be four-to-six months following surgery, Dwain Price of Mavs.com reports.
Justise Winslow (back) noted that he is "pain-free and symptom-free" and plans to "get right back into the swing of things" when the season resumes, Michael Wallace of Grind City Media reports.
Zach Collins said in a recent interview that he's "on the right track" with his recovery from left shoulder surgery and noted that he hasn't experienced any setbacks in his rehab, Chris Burkhardt of NBC Sports Northwest reports.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker told Daniel Sallerson of the Pelicans Radio Network in a podcast appearance Wednesday that he's no longer sporting a hard cast to protect his fractured right wrist.
Meyers Leonard (ankle) indicated last week in an Instagram interview that he'll be ready to play if or when the NBA season resumes, Shandel Richardson of SI.com reports. "I'm feeling much, much better," Leonard said. "Obviously, I had an injury there right before the season was suspended. And it was bad. I think most people were aware of that."
Jeremy Lamb (knee) has resumed walking, Scott Agness of The Athletic reports.
Malcolm Brogdon released a video on the Pacers' official Twitter account saying that he's "100 percent" healthy.
Evan Fournier is expected to make a full recovery from the UCL sprain in his right elbow by the time the suspended NBA season resumes, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
Jaylen Brown's (hamstring) trainer, Desmond Eastmond, said Friday that the forward "wouldn't miss a beat" if the season "started back tomorrow," Tom Westerholm of MassLive.com reports.