Manager Clint Hurdle said there remains a 'chance' Andrew McCutchen (rib) avoids the disabled list.
Seriously? The Pirates are really going to try this? McCutchen is dealing with a fractured rib and the original recovery timetable give to him was one month. Now, the Pirates are thinking that he'll be back next week? They can try it until they need depth on the roster given the fact that the move to the DL can be done retroactively, but might be forced to make the move should another injry crop up or they simply need to add depth to the bullpen. If McCutchen doesn't hit the DL and they try to let him play through it, fantasy owners could be in serious trouble relying on production they just won't get.ANALYST: Howard Bender
David West will start for injured Tim Duncan on Tuesday.
In his last start David West had 10 minutes of play. Greg Popvich has been going towards more of a committee to fill-in for the hurting Tim Duncan. This has made the front-court a frustrating spot on the Spurs, unless it's LaMarcus Aldridge. There should be no reason for anyone to play David West, unless they lost a bet. Analysis: Mike Cahill
Michael Carter-Williams will come off the bench on Tuesday.
There has been talks going around that Michael Carter-Williams could get traded. Carter-Williams is a former Rookie of the Year winner, but has been inconsistent with the Bucks. The Bucks could be looking to build their roster differently and get what they can for the 24 year-old. Jerryd Bayless is the guy to watch and potentially pick up, especially if Carter-Williams gets traded. Analysis: Mike Cahill
Greg Monroe will come off the bench on Tuesday.
It appears that Greg Monroe will still get big minutes even though he is not starting. This could be a move by Kidd to get a spark out of the team. Monroe has been one of the more productive players for the Bucks and is averaging over 30 minutes per-game with 16.5 points and 9.6 rebounds. If you don't mind him not starting, he should still be worth a play. Analysis: Mike Cahill