COMINGS, GOINGS: The Magic traded F Sidney Green to the Spurs for C Mark McNamara and a 1991 first-round pick. Green was Orlando's first selection in the 1989 expansion draft. . . .
SuperSonics G Dale Ellis reported to serve a one-day jail sentence for drunken and reckless driving convictions stemming from a Jan. 12 incident in which he crashed his car into a Seattle freeway on-ramp divider. Also, he may miss two games because of an inflamed right foot.
HALL CALL: Indiana University Coach Bob Knight and Larry O'Brien, the former NBA commissioner who died last month, are among 12 candidates nominated for election to the Hall of Fame.
Renominated as players: Nate Archibald, Dave Cowens, Bob Lanier, John Kerr, Calvin Murphy and Nera White, a women's Amateur Athletic Union star.
Other nominees: Kansas State Coach Jack Hartman; former NBA coach Jack Ramsay; the late Larry Fleisher, who founded the NBA Players Association and is the only new name on the list; and the late Carol Eckman, who organized the first national college tournament for women in 1969.
BANZAI: The Suns went west to the Far East. Phoenix and the Utah Jazz open their seasons with games Friday and Saturday nights in Tokyo -- marking the first time pro teams will play regular season games outside North America.
OUCH: The Hawks are entering the season an unhealthy bunch. F Alexander Volkov must have surgery to repair broken bones in both wrists. He could be out three to five months. C Jon Koncak is expected to go on the injured list with a sprained ankle. And leading scorer F Dominique Wilkins and top rebounder C Moses Malone are suffering leg problems. . . .
Nuggets rookie G Chris Jackson went on the injured list and is hospitalized because of side effects from medication he is taking for Tourette's Syndrome, an illness that causes involuntary movements and speech.