5:03 AM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014
Chicago Tribune

Mike Dunleavy up to the minutes

Bulls swingman says he can handle heavier workload and responsibilityThanks to injuries and Luol Deng's trade, Mike Dunleavy has started more games and played more minutes than he has since he was with the Pacers in 2007-08.

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls’ Joakim Noah makes All-Scowley team

It’s that time of year. The Scowley Awards for the 2013-14 NBA season: ◆ All-Scowley team (formerly known as the All-Man team): Guard: John Wall, Wizards — Swag? Check. Game to back it up? Check. Guard: Lance Stephenson, Pacers — Four triple-doubles and 14 technical fouls Big: DeMarcus Cousins, Kings — When your nickname is “Boogie,’’ ’nuff said. Big: Blake Griffin, Clippers — Look who had surgery to have a spine put in before the season started....

The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

Heat's Dwyane Wade to sit out against Pacers

Miami's Dwyane Wade will not be available for Friday's Eastern Conference showdown against the Indiana Pacers as he nurses a hamstring injury.

Miami Herald

Hobbled Miami Heat searching for health

The Heat has injury concerns with the rival Pacers in town for a game that will likely decide the top seed in the East.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers notebook: Kyrie Irving hopeful he can return for road trip next week

BROOKLYN, N.Y.: Kyrie Irving believes he is ahead of schedule in recovering from an injured left biceps muscle and is hopeful he can return for next week’s road trip to Orlando and Atlanta. Irving said he expects to be re-examined after Sunday’s game against the Indiana Pacers, which marks two weeks since he strained the biceps muscle in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. If all goes well, Irving is hopeful he’ll be cleared to return after the exam. “Something to look forward to,” he said.Irving has been shooting around for the past week and said he feels good. The injury wasn’t...

Heat Index | ESPN

Heat lose edge when going gets rough

INDIANAPOLIS -- LeBron James was frustrated with the officiating, Chris Bosh questioned the late-game offensive execution and the Miami Heat had to cope without Dwyane Wade because of an injury. These issues sound familiar? They should. Because a season’s worth of issues the Heat have struggled to overcome for months combined to derail them in one night on the way to Wednesday’s 84-83 loss to the Indiana Pacers. The biggest source of the Heat’s frustrations was the physical play they felt benefited the Pacers.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Dwyane Wade probable versus Pacers

Leave it to Heat guard Dwyane Wade to find the positive in his latest injury setback.