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Head coach Fred Hoiberg said Wendell Carter would compete with Robin Lopez for the starting center job, Cody Westerlund of 670TheScore.com reports.

Head coach Alvin Gentry said he'd experiment with Nikola Mirotic at small forward during the preseason, Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com reports.

Jordan Bell will compete with Kevon Looney and Damian Jones for the starting center job, Marc J. Spears of ESPN reports.

Kevon Looney is expected to battle Damian Jones and Jordan Bell for the starting center job, Marc J. Spears of ESPN reports.

Brandon Knight (knee) will be held out of training camp and the preseason while recovering from an infection, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Coach Steve Kerr said Monday that he doesn't plan to start Draymond Green at center this season, Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports. "The one thing I can tell you for sure is Draymond won't be our starting center," Kerr said. "I won't start small."

Yuta Watanabe is listed as day-to-day with a sore left shoulder, Michael Wallace of Grizzlies.com reports.

Ivan Rabb has been entered into the NBA's concussion protocol and is considered day-to-day heading into training camp, Michael Wallace of Grizzlies.com reports.

Paul Millsap recently indicated that he's no longer dealing with any discomfort in his wrist, Chris Dempsey of Nuggets.com reports.

Coach Dwane Casey said Monday that Andre Drummond will have permission to shoot threes this season when defenders give him space, James Edwards of The Athletic reports. "Two, three three-pointers per game is not out of the question," Casey said.

President of Basketball Operations Bob Myers said DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles) will be reevaluated in four weeks, Mark Medina of the Mercury News reports.

Jevon Carter (thumb) has been fully cleared for the start of training camp, Michael Wallace of Grizzlies.com reports.

Alexis Ajinca (knee) has started participating in some player development work, but he's yet to be cleared for any 5-on-5, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports.

James Johnson (sports hernia) indicated Monday that he may not be ready for the start of the regular season, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

Coach Mike Malone indicated at Monday's media day that Trey Lyles could see time at both forward spots this season, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

Thaddeus Young said Monday that he hopes to work out a deal to remain with the Pacers beyond this season, J. Michael of the Indy Star reports.

Mason Plumlee (abdominal) has made a full recovery and is cleared for the start of training camp, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

Head coach Dwane Casey said Bruce Brown is attempting to make the move to point guard, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports.

Jon Leuer (knee) will be limited to open training camp, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports.

Pistons' executive Ed Stefanski said Reggie Jackson (ankle) is fully healed after undergoing a recent MRI, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports. "Reggie is fully healed," Stefanski said. "We did an MRI a couple weeks ago. It was perfect. Now, it's just basketball shape…hoping to get him ready to go opening night."