NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 1/29

Jan 29th 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

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  • James Harden (hand) — Out

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Domantas Sabonis (ankle) —Available

  • Jonas Valanciunas (illness) — Out

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — Out

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Out

  • Fred VanVleet (knee) — In

  • De’Aaron Fox (ankle) — Out

  • Devonte’ Graham (ankle) — In

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — In

Recent NBA News

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Boston Celtics News

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

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

  • PJ Dozier (ACL) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start Devonte’ Graham, Josh Hart, Garrett Temple, Herbert Jones, and Willy Hernangomez on Saturday.

  • Jonas Valanciunas (illness) — Out

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Out

  • Devonte’ Graham (ankle) — In

  • Kira Lewis (ACL, MCL) — Injured

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Caris LeVert, Chris Duarte, Justin Holiday, Torrey Craig, and Domantas Sabonis on Saturday.

  • Domantas Sabonis (ankle) — Available

  • Chris Duarte (ankle) — Available

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Injured

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Maxi Kleber, and Kristaps Porzingis on Saturday.

  • Sterling Brown (foot) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start Tyrese Haliburton, Davion Mitchell, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Bagley, and Richaun Holmes on Saturday.

  • De’Aaron Fox (ankle) — Out

  • Chimezie Metu (knee) — Available

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start Tyrese Maxey, Seth Curry, Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Saturday.

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — In

  • Shake Milton (back) — Injured

  • Ben Simmons (personal) — Out

Toronto Raptors News

Raptors will start Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby, Scottie Barnes, and Pascal Siakam on Saturday.

  • Fred VanVleet (knee) — In

  • Khem Birch (nose) — Injured

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

Miami Heat News

Heat will start Jimmy Butler, Gabe Vincent, Duncan Robinson, PJ Tucker, and Bam Adebayo on Saturday.

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — Out

  • KZ Okpala (wrist) — Out

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

Washington Wizards News

Wizards will start Spencer Dinwiddie, Bradley Beal, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kyle Kuzma, and Thomas Bryant on Saturday.

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, John Konchar, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Saturday.

  • Ziaire Williams (knee) — Out

  • Tyus Jones (health protocols) — Out

  • Kyle Anderson (health protocols) — Available

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Injured

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start Kyrie Irving, Patty Mills, DeAndre’ Bembry, Kessler Edwards, and Nic Claxton on Saturday.

  • James Harden (hand) — Out

  • Nic Claxton (injury management) — Not on injury report

  • Day’Ron Sharpe (illness) — Not on injury report

  • Paul Millsap (personal) — Out

  • Kyrie Irving — Available

  • Kevin Durant (knee) — Injured

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Otto Porter, and Kevon Looney on Saturday.

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) — Out

  • Draymond Green (back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Josh Okogie (quad) questionable for 1/30. Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 1/30. D’Angelo Russell (shin) questionable for 1/30. Jakob Poeltl (back) ruled out for 1/31. Derrick White (rest) ruled out for 1/31. Dejounte Murray (knee) ruled out for 1/31. JaVale McGee (knee) questionable for 1/30. Jae Crowder (wrist) questionable for 1/30. Deandre Ayton (ankle) questionable for 1/30. Trent Forrest (ankle) questionable for 1/30. Rudy Gobert (calf) ruled out for 1/30. Donovan Mitchell (concussion) questionable for 1/30. Rodney Hood (Achilles) listed probable for 1/30. George Hill (neck) listed doubtful for 1/30. DeMarcus Cousins (foot) listed probable for 1/30. Will Barton (illness) listed probable for 1/30. Josh Jackson (back) listed questionable for 1/30. Dennis Smith Jr. (ankle) probable for 1/30. CJ Elleby (hamstring) ruled out for 1/30. Robert Covington (knee) probable for 1/30. Norman Powell (knee) probable for 1/30. Russell Westbrook (knee) probable for 1/30. Malik Monk (groin) probable for 1/30. Anthony Davis (wrist) questionable for 1/30. LeBron James (knee) ruled out for 1/30. De’Andre Hunter (ankle) questionable for 1/30. Trae Young (hip) questionable for 1/30. Marcus Morris (personal) not on injury report for 1/30. Nicolas Batum (back) questionable for 1/30. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) out through at least All-Star break. Jalen McDaniels (ankle) remains out for 1/30. Kelly Oubre (ankle) questionable for 1/30.