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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters (right) drives to the basket past Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett during a game at Quicken Loans Arena on Jan. 22, in Cleveland. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving dives for a loose ball during the second half of their game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Jan. 13 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) dunks against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter Tuesday, in Cleveland. Thompson has been selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) grabs a rebound against Cleveland Cavaliers' Tyler Zeller and teammate Amir Johnson (15) in an game Dec. 18 in Cleveland. Zeller has been selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
GOODYEAR, Ariz.: Indians outfielder Michael Brantley participated in regular batting practice for the first time in training camp this year, a significant step in his latest comeback from a shoulder injury.