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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Danilo Gallinari is out for the game with lower back spasms.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lou Williams is out with a sore right hamstring. It's the same hamstring he injured earlier this season.

Tim Bontemps ESPN 

After putting up 27 points and 18 assists in Wednesday's win over Toronto, Kyrie Irving finishes with 38 points, seven rebounds and 11 assists to lead Boston to a win over Memphis tonight. Irving is easily in the middle of the best season of his career.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr on the Warriors adding DeMarcus Cousins mid-season and his comeback process: "This is not the end of the story. This is the middle of the story. It's a milestone."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers said the Clippers have "injuries" but he wouldn't go into specifics.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Doc Rivers on DeMarcus Cousins' return: "I hope he's awful!" Rivers then says he thinks Cousins will be closer to 100 percent than if had he been on any other team because the Warriors had the luxury of waiting as long as possible and didn't have to rush him back. Rivers said he initially thought Golden State is a great spot for Cousins to rehab but then added he then thought of the Warriors adding Cousins, "That's not right."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr said he will try to play DeMarcus Cousins in scripted stints of short bursts.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Rajon Rondo, who accompanied the Lakers on their two-game road trip through Oklahoma City and Houston, has been cleared for full contact practice, according to the team. L.A. does not practice Friday but will have a shootaround Saturday ahead of the Rockets game.