Teletovic has started three of the previous four games, and is averaging 15.5 points and shooting 43.8 percent from 3-point range.
• Asked about Andray Blatche missing four games for personal reasons, Kidd said, "It's just personal. It's a team issue, so no need to comment about it."
Asked if Blatche will be back after the team's three-game roadtrip, Kidd said, "We just said four games, and hopefully he's back by then," according to the New York Post.
• Brook Lopez will have surgery Jan. 4 to repair the broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot, according to Lenn Robbins, the reporter for the team's official website. Lopez has already been ruled out for the season.
• Andrei Kirilenko (back) will miss his 25th straight game. He did end up traveling with the team.