Bates-Diop (illness) is out Monday against the Trail Blazers.
Bates-Diop will miss a sixth consecutive game due to an upper respiratory infection. It's not yet clear when he could return to play.
Bates-Diop (illness) is out Saturday against the Rockets, Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com reports.
Bates-Diop is battling an upper respiratory infection and will be sidelined for a fifth consecutive contest.
Bates-Diop (illness) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Rockets, Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com reports.
Bates-Diop is battling an upper respiratory infection and will be sidelined for the second consecutive contest.
Bates-Diop is unavailable for Tuesday's game at Oklahoma City due to an upper respiratory infection.
The 24-year-old has played one minute in each of his two appearances this season and won't be available Tuesday. It's unclear if the infection will affect Bates-Diop's status for Thursday's matchup with the Rockets.
Bates-Diop (ankle) is not on the injury report ahead of Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies.
Bates-Diop missed the Spurs' final two preseason games with a sprained right ankle, but all indications are that he'll be available for the opener.
Bates-Diop (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday's and Thursday's preseason games against the Rockets, Evan Closky of KENS 5 News reports.
The 24-year-old sustained the injury during Saturday's preseason opener and won't travel with the team to Houston this week for the final two exhibition contests. Bates-Diop should be considered questionable for the Dec. 23 season opener at Memphis.
Bates-Diop suffered a sprained right ankle during Saturday's game against the Thunder and will not return, Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com reports.
We should learn more about the extent of Bates-Diop's injury in the coming days. For now, he should be considered questionable for Tuesday's game against the Rockets.
Bates-Diop has landed a two-way deal with the Spurs, Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports reports.
Bates-Diop will join his third team in as many seasons since entering the league as a second-round selection in the 2018 NBA Draft. The former Ohio State standout averaged a career-best 6.5 points and 2.9 rebounds in 44 games played last season.
The Nuggets waived Bates-Diop on Sunday, Mike Singer of The Denver Post reports.
Though Bates-Diop was on the books for a modest $1.66 million nonguaranteed deal for 2020-21, the Nuggets evidently didn't see enough from the 24-year-old after acquiring him in February to justify keeping him around for another season. Bates-Diop should get the opportunity to compete for a roster spot with another club during training camp, but any contract he signs likely won't contain much guaranteed money.
Bates-Diop tallied 10 points (4-8 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and four rebounds in 22 minutes of Monday's 124-121 loss to the Lakers.
Bates-Diop has played sparingly since the NBA restarted, seeing action in just his third game out of six. On the season, the 23-year-old is averaging 6.4 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest.
Bates-Diop (coach's decision) is available for Saturday's game against the Heat.
Bates-Diop recently cleared quarantine and has been able to practice enough to build up some wind. Considering Gary Harris (hip) and Will Barton (knee) are out while Jamal Murray (hamstring ) is questionable, it's possible we see Bates-Diop get some run.
Bates-Diop will not play during Saturday's scrimmage against the Pelicans, Harrison Wind of TheDNVR.com reports.
Bates-Diop recently cleared quarantine but still has to pass a physical before taking the floor. He may be able to play during Monday's scrimmage against the Magic.
Bates-Diop will not play Monday against the Bucks due to a bruised left knee, Harrison Wind of DNVR Sports reports.
Bates-Diop was just called up from the G League on Sunday, but he won't be available for his first game back with the NBA club.
The Nuggets recalled Bates-Diop from the G League's Windy City Bulls on Sunday.
He'll rejoin the parent club ahead of Monday's game against the Bucks following a one-week stint in the G League. Bates-Diop hasn't been a regular in coach Michael Malone's rotation since being acquired from the Timberwolves prior to the Feb. 6 deadline, and that's unlikely to change while Denver remains at full strength at the forward spots.
The Nuggets assigned Bates-Diop to the G League's Windy City Bulls on Sunday.
Playing time has been hard to come by for Bates-Diop since he was acquired from the Timberwolves on Feb. 4. The second-year forward has made only two appearances with Denver, playing only 19 minutes in total. With Bates-Diop's chances of cracking the rotation not likely to improve anytime soon, the Nuggets will send him to the G League for a spell so he can pick up some steady minutes.
Bates-Diop had just four points (1-1 FG, 2-2 FT) and two rebounds in 14 minutes during Saturday's 117-108 victory over Phoenix.
Bates-Diop made his debut for the Nuggets after coming over as part of a four-team deal. His role figures to be inconsequential when it comes to standard-league fantasy value. The fact the Nuggets were without three regular rotational pieces and Bates-Diop still only played 14 minutes does not bode well for his immediate future.
Bates-Diop is being trading to the Nuggets as part of a four-team deal, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reports.
Bates-Diop heads to Denver along with Gerald Green, Noah Vonleh and Shabazz Napier. The second-year big man is averaging 6.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in just under 18 minutes per contest across 37 games with the Timberwolves this season.
Bates-Diop logged zero points (0-1 FG, 0-1 3Pt) and no other statistics across five minutes in Monday's 113-109 loss to the Kings.
Bates-Diop's five minutes were his fewest since Dec. 11, as coach Ryan Saunders elected to give more run to two-way rookie Kelan Martin in the narrow loss. The second-year wing out of Ohio State could face another threat to his playing time if Jake Layman (toe) ever returns from his extended absence, though a potential trade of Robert Covington ahead of Thursday's deadline would presumably free up minutes for both players.
Bates-Diop totaled 15 points (4-10 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 5-5 FT), six rebounds, three assists and one block in 17 minutes during Wednesday's 104-99 loss to the Pacers.
Bates-Diop reached double figures in scoring for the third time in the last four games and the fifth time in the last nine. Moreover, he matched his season high in assists, though with Karl-Anthony Towns (knee/illness) nearing his return to the lineup, Bates-Diop could see a reduced role in Friday's rematch versus the Pacers.
Bates-Diop dialed up 15 points (4-8 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 6-7 FT), seven rebounds, two steals, two blocks and one assist in 27 minutes during Monday's 122-115 overtime victory versus the Nets.
Bates-Diop matched career highs in rebounding, steals and blocks while reaching double figures in scoring for the seventh time across 20 appearances this season. The 23-year-old sophomore isn't earning enough minutes on a consistent basis to warrant attention in most formats, but the flashes indicate he's a player who could be worth keeping tabs on as the season progresses.
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