NBA Player News
|9/25/2023||Trey Murphy III, NOP, F|
|Murphy underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair his meniscus on Sept. 7 and is expected to return to basketball activities in 10 to 12 weeks.
Analysis: Murphy injured the meniscus in his left knee while working out at team headquarters. A 2021 first-round draft choice, Murphy emerged as a frequent starter and reliable scorer last season by averaging 14.5 points and shooting 40.6 percent from 3-point range. He could make his season debut by late November after also receiving a biologic injection that is meant to slow or stop inflammation around the injured joint.
|9/25/2023||Miles Bridges, CHA, F|
|Bridges is suspended for the first 10 games of the season following a domestic violence incident prior to the 2022-23 campaign. The NBA officially suspended the restricted free agent for 30 games, but said 20 contests have been served because Bridges sat out all 82 regular-season games last season.
Analysis: Bridges led the Hornets with 20.2 points per game in 2021-22, was second in rebounding (7.0) and third in assists (3.8).
|9/25/2023||Devonte' Graham, SAS, G|
|Graham is suspended for the first two games of the season for pleading guilty to a charge of impaired driving stemming from an arrest in July 2022 when he was with the Pelicans.
Analysis: New Orleans traded Graham to San Antonio on Feb. 9, and he averaged 13 points, 4 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 20 games (eight starts) with the Spurs.