The Boston Celtics' Jordan Crawford and Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA's top players for the period ending Dec. 8.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer was fined $5,000 on Monday by the NBA for violating the league's ant-flopping rule for a second time this season.
Memphis Grizzlies forward Quincy Pondexter will be out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his right foot, the team said Monday.
Milwaukee Bucks center Zaza Pachulia has a broken right foot and will be out at least a month, the team said Monday.
Center Tiago Splitter will not be joining the San Antonio Spurs on their upcoming two-game road trip because of tightness in his left calf.
The Toronto Raptors have agreed to send forward Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings on Sunday for a package of role players, according to multiple reports.
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was held out of Saturday's game against the Detroit Pistons because of tightness in his left calf.
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic will miss his second straight game due to a sprained left ankle he suffered Monday in Washington after stepping on a cameraman's foot.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will make his season debut Sunday against the Toronto Raptors after tearing the Achilles in his left leg nearly eight months ago.
The NBA fined Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson $25,000 for public criticism of officiating on Friday.