Nurkic does not yet have a timetable for his return following surgery to repair a torn left patella tendon in May, Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post reports. "I'm going to be patient," Nurkic said. "Everything is going good. (Trainers and doctors) tell me that everything is good. I feel so good, but I must be patient day-by-day."
Hill is looking to develop as a leader for a young Pacers squad as he heads into his third straight summer league, the Indy Star reports. "We're running the same stuff here that we run during the year," Hill said. "If I can help guys get it right the first time that's what I'm here for. Myles [Turner] is 19 years old. He's not going to get everything right away, and my job is to make it easy for him."
Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion, ran inside the top three for much of the closing stages of the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Daytona International Speedway, ultimately earning a hard-fought ninth-place finish, roushfenway.com reports.