Monday at Nets
▪ Time: 4:30 p.m. ▪ TV/radio: CSNCA/1140
▪ The skinny: Trade rumors follow the Nets as they continue to struggle to keep pace in the lackluster Eastern Conference.
Wednesday at Celtics
▪ Time: 10 a.m. ▪ TV/radio: CSNCA/1140
▪ The skinny: Marcus Smart is Boston’s future at point guard, with Rajon Rondo having being dealt to Dallas a week before Christmas.
Thursday at Timberwolves
▪ Time: 5 p.m. ▪ TV/radio: CSNCA/1140
▪ The skinny: Timberwolves sixth man Andrew Wiggins has emerged as a frontrunner for Rookie of the Year.