Carmelo Anthony never said he didn't want to play with Chris Paul. But he called the recent report that the Knicks and Clippers might consider an Anthony-for-Blake Griffin trade "silly and stupid."
Clippers coach Doc Rivers also used the word "stupid" four times in reaction to the ESPN report, which said the two sides haven't had any discussions.
Mike Scott will not play Saturday.
Scott has shed his walking boot, but is still a couple of practices away from returning to the floor in a game. His sprained left big toe, which he suffered in a game on March 11 against the Nuggests, is still giving him trouble and he is probably a week or so away from joining the team on the court. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson
Paul George (leg) ruled out for Sunday.
He has not been cleared by the team for game action, so despite his desire to play again before the regular season is done, he will have to miss some more action. Consider him day-to-day for now. Until he returns to action, he is worthless for fantasy purposes. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson