Citing league sources, ESPN reported the
Warriors will receive a 2020 second-round draft pick.
The Mavericks need a backup big man after losing Dwight Powell,
who ruptured his right Achilles tendon during Tuesday night's
110-107 home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Powell is out for
the rest of the season.
Cauley-Stein has averaged 7.9 points and 6.2 rebounds over 41
games in his first season with the Warriors. Dallas on Friday
also sent forward Isaiah Roby to the Oklahoma City Thunder for
Justin Patton. The Mavericks also will receive cash, according
to The Athletic, which cited league sources.
--Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen will be sidelined at
least four to six weeks after an MRI exam of his right hip
revealed an early stress reaction of his right pelvis, the team
The severity of the injury was learned after Markkanen underwent
the MRI at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago on
Thursday. It is not known how long Markkanen has been dealing
with the injury.
Markkanen recorded 21 points in 34 minutes as the Bulls posted a
117-110 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.
--Injuries continue to debilitate the Philadelphia 76ers, but
there's hope on the horizon regarding All-Star center Joel
Embiid practiced for the first time since undergoing surgery for
a torn ligament in his left hand, and is hoping to be back next
week. During a full practice, Embiid went through contact drills
and, according to the Sixers, will be reassessed on Monday.
"Just trying to get back into it and make the progress that's
necessary," Embiid said after a lengthy workout following
practice. "But I feel good. ... I think my finger feels good."
--Field Level Media
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