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NBA Information & Fantasy Basketball Notes 1/16

Every day, this column will present dwell updates for all NBA information. Get pleasure from up-to-the-minute alerts for accidents and lineup confirmations. Tea Key Information to Watch part will spotlight notable accidents to watch for the present NBA slate.

Key NBA Information to Watch

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • LeBron James (ankle) — In

  • Ja Morant (hip) — In

  • Trae Younger (shoulder) — Out there

  • Anthony Edwards (hip) — Out there

  • Bradley Beal (hamstring)—Out

  • Lauri Markkanen (hip)—Out

  • Jrue Vacation (ankle) — In

  • Fred VanVleet (again) — In

  • Rudy Gobert (snout) — Out there

  • Klay Thompson (damage administration)— Out

  • Kevin Porter Jr. (foot) — Out

  • Myles Turner (again) — Out there

  • Clint Capela (calf) — Out there

  • Gordon Hayward (hamstring)—Out

  • Landry Shamet (hip) — In

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Boston Celtics Information

Confirmed Lineup: Marcus Sensible, Derrick White, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, Robert Williams

  • Derrick White (neck) — Out there

  • Jaylen Brown (adductor) — Injured

  • Danilo Gallinari (ACL) — Injured

Malcolm Brogdon scored a season-high 30 factors on 11-for-17 capturing after White was injured within the first quarter of Boston’s 122-106 street win over the Hornets on Saturday. Brogdon has averaged 25.5 factors on 73.1% capturing, and Tatum has recorded 35.7% utilization in two video games in opposition to Charlotte this season.

Charlotte Hornets Information

Confirmed Lineup: LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Jalen McDaniels, PJ Washington, Mason Plumlee

  • Gordon Hayward (hamstring)—Out

  • Cody Martin (knee) — Out

  • james bouknight (G League) — Out there

  • Kelly Oubre (hand) — Injured

Ball took on an much more central offensive function as he recorded 39.8% utilization and led the Hornets with 9 assists of their 122-106 dwelling loss to the Celtics on Saturday. Rozier shot eight-for-17 and was the one different Hornet to log a utilization charge above 16.2%. Washington posted a diminished 13.9% utilization charge over the past three video games.

Indiana Pacers Information

Confirmed Lineup: Andrew Nembhard, Bennedict Mathurin, Buddy Hield, Aaron Nesmith, Myles Turner

  • Myles Turner (again) — Out there

  • Goga Bitadze (sickness) — Out there

  • Tyrese Haliburton (elbow, knee) — Injured

  • Daniel Theis (knee) — Injured

TJ McConnell (+16.8%) and Nembhard (+12.9%) have posted the best help charge differentials on the Pacers as they’ve taken on most of Haliburton’s facilitating obligations over the past two video games. Nembhard has additionally registered a +5.0% utilization differential as his function has expanded probably the most.

Milwaukee Bucks Information

Confirmed Lineup: Jrue Vacation, Grayson Allen, Pat Connaughton, Bobby Portis, Brook Lopez

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • Jrue Vacation (ankle) — In

  • Khris Middleton (knee) — Out

  • Bobby Portis (quad) — In

  • Joe Ingles (damage administration)— Out

  • Serge Ibaka (private) — Out

Indiana has packed the paint to compensate for the absence of Myles Turner (again) and allowed the fifth-most made threes per recreation (14.3) throughout their final three matches.

New Orleans Pelicans Information

Confirmed Lineup: CJ McCollum, Dyson Daniels, Naji Marshall, Trey Murphy, Jonas Valanciunas

  • Herb Jones (again)—Out

  • Zion Williamson (hamstring) — Injured

  • Brandon Ingram (toe) — Injured

Marshall has scored 16 factors or extra whereas logging 22.1% utilization and a 52.4 eFG% as New Orleans has wanted extra scoring with Williamson and Ingram sidelined over the past six video games.

Cleveland Cavaliers Information

Confirmed Lineup: Darius Garland, Donovan Mitchell, Isaac Okoro, Evan Mobley, Jarrett Allen

The Cavs have a 5-6 report however have scored the fourth-most factors per 100 possessions (115.6) in opposition to groups with top-ten defensive rankings. New Orleans ranks eighth in defensive score (111.9).

Toronto Raptors Information

Confirmed Lineup: Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., Scottie Barnes, OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam

  • Fred VanVleet (again) — In

  • Dalano Banton (G League) — Out

  • Otto Porter (toe) — Injured

Coach Nurse possible opts to start out Juancho Hernangomez or a middle if VanVleet is sidelined, although Malachi Flynn would additionally play extra minutes in that occasion. Anunoby leads Raptors’ starters with a +3.2% utilization differential and a +5.6% help charge differential in video games VanVleet has missed this season.

New York Knicks Information

Confirmed Lineup: Jalen Brunson, Quentin Grimes, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson

Randle has averaged 31.0 factors and 12.0 rebounds on 29.4% utilization throughout two matchups in opposition to the Raptors within the final 4 weeks. Brunson scored seven factors on three-for-14 capturing as Barrett scored 30 factors on 11-for-19 capturing throughout their first recreation with Toronto, however Brunson scored 26 factors on nine-for-19 capturing with Barrett unavailable in the course of the second matchup

Golden State Warriors Information

Confirmed Lineup: Stephen Curry, Jordan Poole, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Inexperienced, Kevon Looney

  • Klay Thompson (damage administration)— Out

  • Andre Iguodala (hip)—Out

  • Jonathan Kuminga (foot) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (ankle) — Injured

  • JaMychal Inexperienced (leg) — Injured

Curry has registered a diminished 26.7% utilization charge since getting back from damage for the final three video games. He has recorded a +4.4% utilization differential with Thompson off the ground this season.

Washington Wizards Information

Confirmed Lineup: Monte Morris, Corey Kispert, Kyle Kuzma, Kristaps Porzingis, Daniel Gafford

Although Beal needs to be restricted if cleared to play, there can be diminished alternatives accessible throughout the lineup in that occasion. The Warriors have allowed the second-highest three-point proportion (40.9%) on the street this season.

Miami Warmth Information

Confirmed Lineup: Gabe Vincent, Tyler Herro, Jimmy Butler, Caleb Martin, Bam Adebayo

  • Tyler Herro (Achilles) — Not on damage report

  • Kyle Lowry (knee) — Out

  • Caleb Martin (quad) — In

  • Udonis Haslem (Achilles) — Probably

  • Jamal Cain (G League) — Out

  • Duncan Robinson (finger) — Injured

  • Nikola Jovic (again) — Injured

  • Omer Yurtseven (ankle) — Injured

Vincent, Butler, and Victor Oladipo’s offensive roles ought to diminish attributable to Herro rejoining the lineup. Nonetheless, minutes ought to stay excessive throughout the lineup as coach Spoelstra possible continues to make the most of a tighter rotation in Lowry’s absence.

Atlanta Hawks Information

Confirmed Lineup: Trae Younger, Dejounte Murray, De’Andre Hunter, John Collins, Onyeka Okongwu

  • Trae Younger (shoulder) — Out there

  • Clint Capela (calf) — Out there

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (quad) — Sport-time resolution

Capela ought to face a restriction if he’s cleared to play, however his return might be impactful. The Hawks have allowed the fifth-most factors within the paint per recreation (54.0) and recorded the second-lowest rebound charge (46.6%) with Capela sidelined for 12 of the earlier 13 matches.

Utah Jazz Information

Confirmed Lineup: Mike Conley, Jordan Clarkson, Malik Beasley, Jarred Vanderbilt, Walker Kessler

  • Lauri Markkanen (hip)—Out

  • Collin Sexton (damage upkeep) — Not on damage report

  • Rudy Homosexual (again) — Out there

  • Kelly Olynyk (ankle) — Injured

Clarkson led with Jazz with 38 factors and a 34.1% utilization charge with Markkanen, Sexton, and Homosexual sidelined Saturday. Talen Horton-Tucker scored 20 factors on 25.4% utilization in 28.4 minutes off the bench, although Homosexual or Markkanen returning would scale back his function.

Minnesota Timberwolves Information

Confirmed Lineup: D’Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Kyle Anderson, Rudy Gobert

  • Anthony Edwards (hip) — Out there

  • Rudy Gobert (snout) — Out there

  • Taurean Prince (ankle) — Out there

  • Jordan McLaughlin (calf) — Injured

  • Karl Anthony Cities (calf) — Injured

Naz Reid has recorded 26.8% utilization and a 15.1% rebound charge within the 4 begins he is made with Gobert and Cities sidelined this season. Russell logged a -3.3% utilization differential throughout these matches as Reid assumed a extra distinguished offensive function than Gobert.

Phoenix Suns Information

Confirmed Lineup: Landry Shamet, Mikal Bridges, Torrey Craig, Dario Saric, Deandre Ayton

  • Chris Paul (hip)—Out

  • Landry Shamet (hip) — In

  • Cam Payne (foot) — Injured

  • Devin Booker (snout) — Injured

  • Cam Johnson (knee) — Injured

Shamet (69.0) and Ayton (64.0) led the Suns in touches as they directed extra of the offense with Shamet beginning at level guard in Paul’s stead on January eighth. Ayton additionally led Phoenix with 67.0 touches and 18 discipline purpose makes an attempt as he was central to their offense in his return Friday.

Memphis Grizzlies Information

Confirmed Lineup: Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks, Jaren Jackson Jr., Steven Adams

  • Ja Morant (hip) — In

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Not on damage report

  • John Konchar (sickness) — Out

  • Danny Inexperienced (ACL) — Injured

Bane (27.6%), Jackson Jr. (23.2%), Brooks (21.7%), and Tyus Jones (21.7%) led the Grizzlies in use when Morant was sidelined for 2 video games throughout the final eight days. Bane (31.0%) and Jones (26.1%) posted the best help charges amongst Grizzlies starters.

Houston Rockets Information

Confirmed Lineup: Jalen Inexperienced, Eric Gordon, KJ Martin, Jabari Smith Jr., Alperen Sengun

Though offensive roles have been thrown off with Inexperienced and Jae’Sean Tate suspended Sunday, Sengun once more led the Rockets in assists with Porter Jr. sidelined. Inexperienced (32.1%) and Smith Jr. (25.6%) led Houston’s starters in use, and each scored 27 factors with Porter Jr. unavailable Friday.

Los Angeles Lakers Information

Confirmed Lineup: Dennis Schroder, Patrick Beverley, Troy Brown Jr., LeBron James, Thomas Bryant

  • LeBron James (ankle) — In

  • Troy Brown Jr. (quad) — In

  • Patrick Beverly (sickness) — Not on damage report

  • Austin Reaves (hamstring) — Injured

  • lonnie walker (knee) — Injured

  • Anthony Davis (foot) — Injured

The Lakers boast an 11-4 report in opposition to groups with bottom-ten level differentials however are simply 4-3 in opposition to these groups at dwelling. The Rockets have posted the second-lowest level differential (-8.5) and have a 4-19 report on the street.


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