NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 1/30

Jan 30th 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. 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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  • Anthony Davis (wrist) -- In

  • Trae Young (hip) -- Available

  • Donovan Mitchell (concussion) -- Out

  • Russell Westbrook (knee) -- In

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) -- Out

  • De'Andre Hunter (ankle) -- Available

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) -- Out

  • Aaron Gordon (illness) -- In

  • Kelly Oubre (ankle) -- Out

  • Norman Powell (knee) -- Available

  • Will Barton (illness) -- In

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) -- Out

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) -- Out

Recent NBA News

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Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start Russell Westbrook, Avery Bradley, Malik Monk, Stanley Johnson, and Anthony Davis on Sunday.

  • Anthony Davis (wrist) — In

  • Russell Westbrook (knee) — In

  • Malik Monk (groin) — Available

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) -- Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

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

  • Trae Young (hip) — Available

  • De’Andre Hunter (ankle) — Available

Los Angeles Clippers News

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

  • Nicolas Batum (back) — Out

  • Marcus Morris (personal) — In

  • Kawhi Leonard (knee) — Injured

  • Paul George (wrist) — Injured

  • Jason Preston (foot) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

Hornets will start LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Cody Martin, Miles Bridges, and Mason Plumlee on Sunday.

  • Kelly Oubre (ankle) — Out

  • Gordon Hayward (health protocols) — Out

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Out

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Anfernee Simons, CJ McCollum, Norman Powell, Robert Covington, and Jusuf Nurkic on Sunday.

  • Norman Powell (knee) — Available

  • Robert Covington (knee) — Available

  • Dennis Smith Jr. (ankle, knee) — Available

  • CJ Elleby (hamstring) — Out

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Injured

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

  • Cody Zeller (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Ayo Dosunmu, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green, and Nikola Vucevic on Sunday.

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Dean Wade, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen on Sunday.

  • Collin Sexton (knee) —Injured

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

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

  • Josh Jackson (back) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (conditioning) — Out

  • Kelly Olynyk (conditioning) — Out

  • Isaiah Livers (foot) — Out

Dallas Mavericks News

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

  • Kristaps Porzingis (knee) — Out

  • Sterling Brown (foot) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

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

  • E’Twaun Moore (knee) — Out

  • Jonathan Isaac (knee) — Injured

  • Markelle Fultz (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Carter-Williams (ankle) — Injured

  • RJ Hampton (knee) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Aaron Gordon (illness) — In

  • Will Barton (illness) — In

  • DeMarcus Cousins (foot) — Out

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

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

  • George Hill (neck) — Out

  • Rodney Hood (Achilles) — Probable

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

Jazz will start Mike Conley, Joe Ingles, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O’Neale, and Hassan Whiteside on Sunday.

  • Donovan Mitchell (concussion) — Out

  • Danuel House (health protocols) — Out

  • Trent Forrest (ankle) — Out

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Out

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start Jordan McLaughlin, Malik Beasley, Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Sunday.

  • D’Angelo Russell (shin) — Out

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — Out

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Out

  • Leandro Bolmaro (ankle) — Out

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Tre Jones, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, and Drew Eubanks on Sunday.

  • Dejounte Murray (knee) — Out

  • Derrick White (rest) — Out

  • Jakob Poeltl (back) — Out

  • Zach Collins (conditioning) — Out

  • Keita Bates-Diop (health protocols) — Out

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, and Bismack Biyombo on Sunday.

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — Out

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) — Out

  • JaVale McGee (knee) — In

  • Abdel Nader (injury management) — Out

  • Cam Payne (wrist) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Nemanja Bjelica (back) listed questionable for 1/31. Otto Porter (injury management) listed out for 1/31. Oshae Brissett (ankle) listed questionable for 1/31. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 1/31. Marvin Bagley (ankle) listed out for 1/31. De’Aaron Fox (ankle) listed questionable for 1/31. Ziaire Williams (knee) not on injury report for 1/31. Tyus Jones (health protocols) questionable for 1/31. Romero Langford (heel) questionable for 1/31. Christian Wood (migraine) not listed on injury report for 1/31. Kevin Porter Jr. (health protocols) questionable for 1/31. Nerlens Noel (knee) listed probable for 1/31. Jimmy Butler (ankle) listed questionable for 1/31. Omer Yurtseven has entered health and safety protocols. KZ Okpala (wrist) remains out for 1/31. Kyle Lowry (personal) ruled out for 1/31. Josh Hart (knee) listed questionable for 1/31. Brandon Ingram (ankle) listed questionable for 1/31. Jonas Valanciunas (illness) listed questionable for 1/31. Furkan Korkmaz (knee) listed questionable for 1/31.