Rick Carlisle said that Kristaps Porzingis will return for the regular season "at some point," though he said Porzingis was doubtful for Friday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Porzingis has been out since April 29 due to knee soreness, and has missed 26 games this season.

Carlisle added that it was important for Porzingis to re-establish his chemistry with the team.

“When he is ready to come back and play in NBA games, we need him back on the floor. Yeah, he’s obviously one of our top players, and the sooner we can get him back on the floor, the sooner he can re-establish conditioning, rhythm, chemistry with teammates, those kinds of things."