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The Knicks exercised Frank Ntilikina's $4.86 million third-year team option Monday, Barbara Barker of Newsday reports.

Tim Hardaway (wrist) took part in Sunday's practice, Steve Popper of Newsday reports.

Devin Booker (hand) was cleared Saturday to take contact in 5-on-5 practices, Duane Rankin of The Arizona Republic reports. "He looked good," coach Igor Kokoskov said. "As we all know, on any level that you play, when you're recovering from something, an injury, there's some kind of hesitation when it comes to the contact, but I don't see that in Book."

Zach Lofton had his deal converted to a two-way contract on Monday, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic reports.

Reggie Hearn was released by the Pistons on Monday, James Edwards of The Athletic reports.

Russell Westbrook (knee) remains firmly questionable for Tuesday's season opener against Golden State, Erik Horne of The Oklahoman reports.

Dwight Howard (back) went through a full practice Monday, Chris Miller of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Isaiah Thomas (hip) remains without a firm return timetable, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

Emmanuel Mudiay didn't participate in Monday's practice due to a sprained right ankle, Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports.

Monte Morris will be a part of the Nuggets' regular rotation off the bench, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

Lance Thomas was held out of Monday's practice due to a sore hip, Ian Begley of ESPN reports.

Wayne Ellington (ankle) was a full participant in Monday's practice and is "hopeful" he can play in Wednesday's season opener against the Magic, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. "I can't give you a definitive answer right now, but I'm hoping so," Ellington said "[The ankle] feels good right now."

James Johnson (illness) took part in practice Monday, but it's unclear if he'll be available for Wednesday's season opener, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Jones (illness) participated in Monday's practice, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Justise Winslow was limited at Monday's practice by a tight hamstring, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Head coach Brad Stevens said Monday that Gordon Hayward will have a minutes restriction hovering around 25 minutes to start the season, A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston reports.

Jamal Crawford and the Suns agreed to terms on a one-year contract Monday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Vince Carter will start Wednesday's season opener against the Knicks,Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Coach Lloyd Pierce confirmed Monday that Trae Young will start the season-opener against New York, Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Larry Nance (ankle) did not practice Monday, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.