NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 10/20

Oct 20th 2022

Jay Persson

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.

Key NBA News to Watch

  • LeBron James (foot) — In

  • Anthony Davis (back) — In

  • Reggie Jackson (groin) — In

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Milwaukee Bucks News

Confirmed Lineup: Jrue Holiday, Jevon Carter, Grayson Allen, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez

  • Khris Middleton (wrist) — Injured

  • Pat Connaughton (calf) — Injured

  • Joe Ingles (ACL) — Injured

The Bucks are opting to start Jevon Carter in a low-usage role at shooting guard with Wesley Matthews and Jordan Nwora as top reserves. Jrue Holiday had a +4.8% usage differential without Khris Middleton last season while Giannis only saw a +0.8 increase.

Philadelphia 76ers News

Confirmed Lineup: James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, Tobias Harris, PJ Tucker, Joel Embiid

Los Angeles Clippers News

Confirmed Lineup: Reggie Jackson, Norman Powell, Paul George, Marcus Morris, Ivica Zubac

  • Reggie Jackson (groin) — In

Kawhi Leonard is playing off of the bench and should still close halves. It isn't clear what a potential minute restriction would limit him to on Thursday.

Los Angeles Lakers News

Confirmed Lineup: Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley, Lonnie Walker, LeBron James, Anthony Davis

  • LeBron James (foot) — In

  • Anthony Davis (back) — In

  • Dennis Schroder (thumb) — Injured

  • Troy Brown Jr. (back) — Injured

On injury report before playing:

LeBron: 2-for-2 AD: 2-for-2