MORRISON'S SEASON IN JEOPARDY: Charlotte Bobcats reserve forward Adam Morrison is likely done for the season after an MRI exam on Sunday revealed a torn ligament in his left knee.
The injury occurred with about 5 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter of Saturday night's 113-93 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Morrison was attempting to defend Luke Walton on a drive to the basket and crumpled to the floor in severe pain while clutching his left knee.
MASSENBURG WAIVED: The Washington Wizards waived former Jazz player Tony Massenburg, ending the 40-year-old's bid at a comeback.
Massenburg was hoping to play for what would have been an NBA-record 13th franchise. But he averaged two points, 1.8 rebounds and only 8.3 minutes in four preseason games.
For his career, Massenburg averaged 6.2 points and 4.3 rebounds over 13 NBA seasons. He was out of the league the past two seasons after breaking his left ankle in a car crash.
SMITH SUMMONED: Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith, suspended by the team for the first three games of the regular season, was issued a summons on charges including assault after an incident at a night club Oct. 13, court records show.
The team announced Saturday that Smith was suspended "for conduct detrimental to the team," but no details were released. Nuggets officials have declined to comment further.