Marcus Smart will return to the lineup tonight after missing nearly a month with a lacerated hand. However, the Celtics will still be without Shane Larkin as he continues to battle a bad knee. The Pistons will continue to be without Reggie Jackson, as he deals with an ankle sprain.
ESPN report claims the Cavaliers front office held a meeting where they discussed the possibility of trading Kyrie Irving. After finding out that this meeting took place, Irving took it upon himself to request a trade.
An FBI report cited multiple current NBA players in a scandal where players accepted money from former NBA Agent Andy Miller. Players mentioned include Dennis Smith Jr., Kyle Kuzma, Kyle Lowry, and Markelle Fultz.