NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 11/10

Nov 10th 2022

Connor Learn

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

  • Damian Lillard (injury management) — Out

  • Kristaps Porzingis (groin) — Out

  • Jusuf Nurkic (adductor) — Out

  • Tyler Herro (ankle) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (ankle) — Available

  • PJ Tucker (hip) —Available

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Available

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Dallas Mavericks News

Confirmed Lineup: Luka Doncic, Spencer Dinwiddie, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, Dwight Powell

  • Christian Wood (knee) — Out

  • Davis Bertans (knee) — Injured

Maxi Kleber played 33 minutes and Josh Green 25 in the first game without Wood on Wednesday. Doncic (41.6%) and Dinwiddie (31.2%) took on greater usage as well.

Washington Wizards News

Confirmed Lineup: Monte Morris, Corey Kispert, Deni Avdija, Kyle Kuzma, Anthony Gill

  • Kristaps Porzingis (groin) — Out

  • Taj Gibson (neck) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (health protocols) — Out

  • Delon Wright (hamstring) — Injured

Two-way player Jordan Goodwin has been the unlikely biggest beneficiary of Beal's two-game absence. He re-entered the rotation to post a 29.4% assist rate and 87.4% true shooting rate on 14.4% usage in 23.7 minutes per game.

Philadelphia 76ers News

Confirmed Lineup: Tyrese Maxey, De'Anthony Melton, Tobias Harris, PJ Tucker, Joel Embiid

  • Danuel House (illness) — Not on injury report

  • PJ Tucker (hip) — Available

  • James Harden (foot) — Injured

Embiid posted a 31.3% assist rate in his first game without Harden on Monday. He led the 76ers with a 26.1% assist rate before Harden's acquisition last year as well.

Atlanta Hawks News

Confirmed Lineup: Trae Young, Dejounte Murray, De'Andre Hunter, John Collins, Clint Capela

  • Jalen Johnson (hamstring) — Available

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

Confirmed Lineup: Dennis Smith Jr., Terry Rozier, Kelly Oubre, PJ Washington, Mason Plumlee

  • Cody Martin (quad) — Out

  • Gordon Hayward (shoulder) — Out

  • LaMelo Ball (ankle) — Out

Miami Heat News

Confirmed Lineup: Kyle Lowry, Max Strus, Jimmy Butler, Caleb Martin, Bam Adebayo

  • Tyler Herro (ankle) — Out

  • Caleb Martin (quad) — Available

  • Victor Oladipo (knee) — Out

  • Omar Yurtseven (ankle) — Out

Coach Spoelstra likely maintains the eight-man rotation that has allowed Max Strus, Gabe Vincent, and Duncan Robinson to receive more time if Herro or Martin are ruled out.

Portland Trail Blazers News

Confirmed Lineup: Anfernee Simons, Josh Hart, Justise Winslow, Jerami Grant, Drew Eubanks

  • Damian Lillard (injury management) — Out

  • Jusuf Nurkic (adductor) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (ankle) — Available

  • Justise Winslow (ankle) — Available

  • Shaedon Sharpe (finger) — Out

  • Keon Johnson (hip) — Out

  • Gary Payton II (core) — Injured

Drew Eubanks started at center and played 22 minutes while Trendon Watford played the remaining 26 with Nurkic out Wednesday. Grant's absence provided Justise Winslow with a power forward start, though most of his minutes went to Jabari Walker and Shaedon Sharpe.

New Orleans Pelicans News

Confirmed Lineup: CJ McCollum, Herb Jones, Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, Jonas Valanciunas

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Available

  • Garrett Temple (personal) — Not on injury report

  • Kira Lewis (ACL) — Injured