Mirotic got the start Thursday, but only played 12 minutes in a contest that went to double-overtime. He didn't play a single minute in the second half and his only statistical impact on the game was one steal. No word has come out on whether his absence was coach or injury related.
Butler tied a career-high Thursday, putting up 35 points (9-17 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 16-18 FT) in 49 minutes of action as the Bulls fell to the Lakers in Double overtime. He left the game in the final minutes of the second overtime and was seen being tended to by team doctors, but it's unclear what the nature of the injury is at this point.
Weise assisted on Montreal's lone goal in Thursday night's 1-0 win over the Rangers. In addition to his assist, Weise nearly scored a first-period goal, but video replays could not overturn the on-ice ruling that the puck did not cross the goal line.
Sulaimon was dismissed from the Duke program on Thursday, Jeff Borzello of ESPN reports. "After Rasheed repeatedly struggled to meet the necessary obligations, it was time to dismiss him from the program," coach Mike Krzyzewski said.
Elliott, who became the youngest national series champion in NASCAR history last season, will join Hendrick Motorsports as a full-time Sprint Cup driver beginning in 2016. Elliott's No. 24 Chevy team will be led by crew chief Alan Gustafson, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.