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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens asked if Isaiah Thomas deserves to be an All-Star starter. "Sure." And why is that? "Because he's had a hell of a year."

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said power forward Ryan Anderson will miss his second consecutive game with a stomach virus. Corey Brewer will start in his place. Also, D'Antoni said center Clint Capela, who returned to the starting lineup after missing the last 15 games with a fractured left fibula, will come off the bench against the Bucks. Montrezl Harrell will start in place of Capela. In Tuesday's loss at Miami, Capela played nine minutes, all in the first half.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Good note from Jacob Nitzberg of ESPN Stats and Information: "Tuesday night's game marked Jimmy Butler's 16th game this season with 10+ free throws made, which ties him with Chet Walker for the 10th-most such games in a season in franchise history. Only Michael Jordan has more games in a season with 10+ FT made in franchise history."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis will also undergo an MRI on his Achilles tomorrow.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Joakim Noah said he doesn't know severity of ankle injury, which he described as sprained. Will undergo an MRI tomorrow.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Ryan Anderson will miss his second consecutive game with the flu.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis, Joakim Noah and Lance Thomas are all OUT tonight in Boston.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Want to bet on a long shot? There are four NBA teams with odds of 9,999-1 to win the title right now at Westgate: Phoenix Brooklyn L.A. Lakers Miami

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

The San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers game on Mon., Feb. 13 has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. CT at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The game was originally set to tip off at 7 p.m.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Steph Curry on the Warriors' elaborate groundbreaking ceremony for their new arena Tuesday: "It set the bar for groundbreakings going forward. If you don't have trampoline divers, synchronized cranes and even a choir serenading the location, I don't think you're doing anything. It won't be impressive enough."

Shelley Smith ESPN Reporter 

Looking at last 2 games.... JaVale McVee "trying to get better"