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NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/6

Feb 6th 2022

Justin Phan

Each day, this column will provide live updates for all NBA news. Enjoy up-to-the-minute alerts for injuries and lineup confirmations. The Key News to Watch section will highlight notable injuries to monitor for the current NBA slate. Recent News will display the last 10 news items of the day. Scrolling to the bottom allows you to view Looking Ahead, where you’ll see news for the following day.

Key NBA News to Watch

  • James Harden (hamstring) — Out

  • Zach LaVine (back) — Out

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Out

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) — In

  • Aaron Gordon (hamstring) — Available

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Domantas Sabonis (health protocols) — In

  • Darius Garland (back) — Available

  • John Collins (heel) — Available

  • Kevin Porter Jr. (illness) — In

  • Eric Gordon (heel) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start Tyrese Maxey, Seth Curry, Danny Green, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Sunday.

  • Furkan Korkmaz (knee) — In

  • Matisse Thybulle (shoulder) — Out

  • Ben Simmons (personal) — Out

  • Shake Milton (back) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Ayo Dosunmu, Troy Brown Jr., DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green, and Nikola Vucevic on Sunday.

  • Zach LaVine (back) — Out

  • Coby White (adductor) — Out

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cory Joseph, Hamidou Diallo, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, and Isaiah Stewart on Sunday.

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Out

  • Isaiah Livers (foot) — Out

  • Josh Jackson (back) — Out

  • Jamorko Pickett (toe) — Out

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start D'Angelo Russell, Patrick Beverley, Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Sunday.

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) — In

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — Available

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Out

  • Leandro Bolmaro (ankle) — Available

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start Kyrie Irving, Patty Mills, Kessler Edwards, James Johnson, and Blake Griffin on Sunday.

  • Kyrie Irving — Available

  • James Harden (hamstring) — Out

  • Nic Claxton (hamstring) — Out

  • Paul Millsap (personal) — Out

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

  • Kevin Durant (knee) — Injured

  • LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

Nuggets will start Monte Morris, Will Barton, Aaron Gordon, Jeff Green, and Nikola Jokic on Sunday.

  • Aaron Gordon (hamstring) — Available

  • Austin Rivers (hip) — Available

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Keifer Sykes, Chris Duarte, Justin Holiday, Torrey Craig, and Domantas Sabonis on Sunday.

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Domantas Sabonis (health protocols) — In

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Available

  • Isaiah Jackson (ankle) — Out

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

  • Darius Garland (back) — Out

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

Celtics will start Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, and Robert Williams on Sunday.

  • George Hill (neck) — Injured

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

Magic will start Cole Anthony, Jalen Suggs, Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr., and Mo Bamba on Sunday.

  • Mo Bamba (ankle) — In

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

  • PJ Dozier (knee) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, John Collins, and Clint Capela on Sunday.

  • John Collins (heel) — Available

  • Danilo Gallinari (hamstring) — Available

  • Lou Williams (hamstring) — Out

Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Sunday.

  • Maxi Kleber (knee) — Out

  • Kristaps Porzingis (knee) — Out

  • Sterling Brown (foot) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start Devonte' Graham, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, Herb Jones, and Jonas Valanciunas on Sunday.

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Available

  • Willy Hernangomez (health protocols) — Out

  • Garrett Temple (health protocols) — Out

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis Jr. (knee) — Injured

  • Didi Louzada (knee) — Injured

Houston Rockets News

Rockets will start Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Jae'Sean Tate, Alperen Sengun, and Christian Wood on Sunday.

  • Kevin Porter Jr. (illness) — In

  • Eric Gordon (heel) — Out

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

  • Usman Garuba (wrist) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Pat Connaughton, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Bobby Portis on Sunday.

  • Grayson Allen (hip) — Out

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

  • George Hill (neck) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Amir Coffey, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac on Sunday.

  • Norman Powell — Available

  • Robert Covington — Available

  • Ivica Zubac (calf) — Available

  • Jay Scrubb (toe) — Out

  • Kawhi Leonard (knee) — Injured

  • Paul George (elbow) — Injured

  • Jason Preston (foot) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Otto Porter (back) listed questionable for 2/7.

Andre Iguodala (hip) listed questionable for 2/7.

Rudy Gay (knee) questionable for 2/7.

Jordan Clarkson (knee) questionable for 2/7.

Rudy Gobert (calf) ruled out for 2/7.

Isaiah Roby (ankle) listed out for 2/7.

Mike Muscala (ankle) listed out for 2/7.

Lu Dort (nose) listed questionable for 2/7.

Jalen McDaniels (ankle) remains listed out for 2/7.

KZ Okpala (wrist) remains listed out for 2.7

Caleb Martin (Achilles) listed questionable for 2/7.

Max Strus (quad) listed questionable for 2/7.

Tyler Herro (knee) listed questionable for 2/7.

Jimmy Butler (toe) listed questionable for 2/7.

Daniel Gafford (health protocols) listed out for 2/7.