Rudy Gay (illness) and Marcus Thornton will not play Friday for Sacramento.
Ben McLemore will likely get the start at shooting guard and may get a few extra shots with these two players out of the lineup if you were looking for a dark horse discounted option to use in a GPP contest tonight. ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Calvin Johnson (ankle) practiced on Monday.
The Lions will play the Thursday game again this week, so while they've had a full seven days to prepare, Megatron won't take his usual day off from practice. That has to be encouraging to plenty of fantasy owners as he and Matthew Stafford would like to build off such a strong Thanksgiving performance. Analysis: Howard Bender