The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Jarrod Uthoff to a 10-day contract.
Uthoff has averaged 18.9 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.38 steals and 1.15 blocks in 34.9 minutes in the G League for the Memphis Hustle while shooting 49.0 percent from the field, 36.3 percent from three-point range and 79.0 percent from the free throw line.
The Grizzlies have also waived Dusty Hannahs.
Kelly Oubre could miss the remainder of the season with a torn meniscus in his right knee.
Oubre is in the process of seeking a second opinion.
The severity of the tear will determine if Oubre is out weeks or for the remainder of the season.
Oubre is averaging 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds in 56 games this season after re-signing with the Phoenix Suns on a two-year, $30 million contract.
Jalen Brunson has likely suffered a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
Brunson is a lefty and is expected to attempt to play through the injury. Brunson could undergo surgery in the offseason.
Brunson is out for the remaining two games of the current road trip.
Luke Kornet sustained a left foot and ankle injury in practice on Feb. 21. Subsequent testing has revealed a severe ankle sprain and fracture of his fifth metatarsal.
Kornet is estimated to be out 6-to-8 weeks.
The NBA and New Balance announced a new multiyear agreement that will make the global athletic brand an official marketing partner of the NBA.
"New Balance officially re-entered basketball when NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard walked on court for the NBA All-Star Game in 2019," said Chris Davis, Vice President of Global Marketing at New Balance. "Now, one year later, we are excited to further solidify our position in the global basketball community by collaborating with the NBA as an official long term, strategic partner in order to continue to enhance our position as a leading athletic brand. This relationship ingrains New Balance into the NBA's global presence, a fandom and culture that transcends sport and is significantly larger than the game of basketball."
As New Balance continues its growth in the basketball category, the global NBA agreement offers the brand the ability to broaden its reach across the league and enhance consumer engagement with NBA fans around the world. As part of the deal, New Balance will create authentic broadcast, digital and retail content featuring New Balance-sponsored athletes in their respective NBA uniforms and team logos. The relationship will officially tip off with New Balance's We Got Now global brand campaign featuring Leonard, airing during the Denver Nuggets at LA Clippers game on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
"We are excited to welcome New Balance to our family of global partners," said Dan Rossomondo, NBA Senior Vice President, Media and Business Development. "We look forward to working with New Balance as the brand develops its basketball footprint and continues to establish itself in the market with recent high-profile player signings and new products."
Fans of the Indiana Pacers have been pushing for the team to sign Lance Stephenson for what would be his third stint with the franchise.
There was a "We want Lance" chant at the end of Tuesday's win.
The Pacers have an opening on the wing following the season-ending injury to Jeremy Lamb.
Sources tell The Athletic the Pacers are not considering signing Stephenson. Stephenson is pushing for an NBA return after spending this season playing in China and would welcome signing with the Pacers. Stephenson lost his biggest advocate with the Pacers following the retirement of Larry Bird.
LeBron James will miss the Los Angeles Lakers game against with Golden State Warriors on Thursday with a sore groin.
James, who is coming off a season-high 40 points against the Pelicans, has played in 54 out of 56 games this season.
Anthony Davis is also listed as probable for the Warriors game with a sore elbow.