Court Report: Kobe Bryant, Amar’e Stoudemire likely to play Friday; Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo will not

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Status updates: Kobe Bryant expects to play on Friday, but his status will be officially determined after morning shootaround .. Celtics on Friday: neither Ray Allen nor Rajon Rondo traveled with the team to Atlanta and both are out .. Kyrie Irving had no problems playing 20 minutes on Wednesday. Byron Scott said he may see more minutes Friday, but also that he might not play in all five of the Cavs' remaining games .. Eric Gordon is likely to play on Thursday .. Nicolas Batum (quad) lasted just 15 minutes on Wednesday (1-6 FG) and it's possible that he won't play in the Blazers' final three games .. Amar'e Stoudemire's status for Friday's game will be determined after morning shootaround .. Luke Ridnour could return from his ankle injury on Sunday .. Kevin Martin was active but did not play for the second consecutive game on Monday. If he plays Thursday, it will likely only be on a situational basis .. Wilson Chandler is officially out for the season and facing up to five months of rehab following hip surgery.

Rest-of-season schedule grid, with ease rankings courtesy of Basketball Monster:

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