Domantas Sabonis returns after missing last four games

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Scott Agness: Sabonis will play in OKC and start after a four-game absence. He’s in the lineup with Duarte, LeVert, Craig and Holiday.
Source: Twitter @ScottAgness

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Scott Agness @ScottAgness
“The next couple of games, we got to come out with a different mindset. That cannot happen again.”
Pacers had a much-needed practice on Thursday. Then, Sabonis and a few others spoke about their humiliating loss.…7:07 PM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
We’ll find out soon if Domantas Sabonis will return from his left ankle sprain and play against his former team. #Pacers PM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
Domantas Sabonis (left ankle sprain) is a game-time decision. He went through pregame walkthrough, and Rick Carlisle said he thinks Sabonis will play but couldn’t say definitively. #Pacers6:37 PM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
#Pacers injury report: Domantas Sabonis (left ankle sprain) is questionable for tonight against OKC. I’ll know more about his status after talking to Rick Carlisle during pregame.
Myles Turner, Malcolm Brogdon, T.J. McConnell and T.J Warren all remain OUT. – 9:13 AM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
Domantas Sabonis practiced today, but he said he’s still in wait-and-see mode for tomorrow. #Pacers1:45 PM

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Kings reportedly pursuing one of Jerami Grant, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner…10:52 AM

Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
WCJ/Bamba remind me of a lower-tier Sabonis/Turner – 8:29 PM

Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Sabonis (ankle sprain) is doing better each day, Rick Carlisle said, and him returning this weekend at their pair of road games is in play. – 5:22 PM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
Rick Carlisle said “the weekend is potentially in play” for Domantas Sabonis’ return from a left ankle sprain. #Pacers5:22 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Sources: 76ers & Hawks briefly discussed a trade of Ben Simmons & Tobias Harris for John Collins, Bogdan Bogdanovic & Danilo Gallinari, but talks stalled with Atlanta unwilling to take Harris. More on Simmons, James Harden & Domantas Sabonis on @Jorge Sierra.…4:43 PM

Tony East @TEastNBA
Sabonis, Turner, Brogdon, McConnell, and Warren remain out for the Pacers tonight against the Hornets. McConnell is still in health and safety protocols on top of his wrist injury. Sabonis, Turner, and Warren still not ready to return. Brogdon shut down for at least 6 more days. – 3:19 PM

James Boyd @RomeovilleKid
#Pacers injury report: Domantas Sabonis is OUT tonight against Charlotte. He’ll miss his fourth straight game due to a sprained left ankle.
Also OUT, Malcolm Brogdon (right Achilles rehab), T.J. McConnell, Myles Turner and T.J. Warren. – 1:24 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
The Pacers aren’t moving Domantas Sabonis unless they get a Nikola Vucevic type of package in return. More on Sabonis, James Harden, Ben Simmons, Robert Covington, Eric Gordon, Jalen Brunson, and others with colleague @Yossi Gozlan on the @Jorge Sierra podcast…10:56 AM

More on this storyline

Tony East: “I don’t know for sure that Domas is going to play, but I think he’s going to play,” Rick Carlisle says of Sabonis pregame. Won’t say definitely, but says he will “probably” play. -via Twitter @TEastNBA / January 28, 2022

Marc Stein: The Pacers have upgraded Domantas Sabonis (left ankle sprain) to questionable for tonight’s game in Oklahoma City. -via Twitter @TheSteinLine / January 28, 2022

Tony East: Domantas Sabonis is officially listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game between the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder. -via Twitter @TEastNBA / January 27, 2022

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