NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 1/31

Jan 31st 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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  • Jimmy Butler (toe) -- Out

  • Joel Embiid (rest) -- Out

  • Trae Young (shoulder) -- Out

  • Darius Garland (back) -- Out

  • Domantas Sabonis (health protocols) -- Out

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) -- Out

  • De'Aaron Fox (ankle) -- Out

  • Kevin Porter Jr. (illness) -- In

  • Jonas Valanciunas (illness) -- Available

  • De'Andre Hunter (ankle) -- Available

  • Josh Hart (knee) -- Available

  • Seth Curry (back) -- In

Recent NBA News

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New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans will start Devonte’ Graham, Josh Hart, Herb Jones, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Monday.

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Out

  • Jonas Valanciunas (illness) — Available

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Available

  • Trey Murphy (health protocols) — Available

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

  • Didi Louzada (knee) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs will start Cedi Osman, Isaac Okoro, Dean Wade, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen on Monday.

  • Darius Garland (back) — Out

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Amir Coffey, Terance Mann, Marcus Morris, and Serge Ibaka on Monday.

  • Nicolas Batum (back) — In

  • Ivica Zubac (calf) — Out

  • Kawhi Leonard (knee) — Injured

  • Paul George (elbow) — Injured

  • Jason Preston (foot) — Injured

Indiana Pacers

Pacers will start Caris LeVert, Chris Duarte, Justin Holiday, Torrey Craig, and Isaiah Jackson on Monday.

  • Domantas Sabonis (health protocols) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

  • Oshae Brissett (ankle) — Out

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Injured

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies

Grizzlies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Ziaire Williams, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Monday.

  • Ziaire Williams (knee) — Not on injury report

  • Tyus Jones (health protocols) — In

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers will start Tyrese Maxey, Seth Curry, Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, and Andre Drummond on Monday.

  • Joel Embiid (rest) — Out

  • Seth Curry (back) — In

  • Furkan Korkmaz (knee) — Out

  • Ben Simmons (personal) — Out

  • Shake Milton (back) — Injured

Miami Heat

Heat will start Gabe Vincent, Max Strus, Duncan Robinson, Caleb Martin, and Bam Adebayo on Monday.

  • Jimmy Butler (ankle) — Out

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — Out

  • P.J. Tucker (knee) — Out

  • Omer Yurtseven (health protocols) — Out

  • KZ Okpala (wrist) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Injured

Boston Celtics

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

  • Romeo Langford (heel) — Available

  • Dennis Schroder (Achilles) — Available

  • PJ Dozier (knee) — Injured

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

Sacramento Kings

Kings will start Davion Mitchell, Tyrese Haliburton, Harrison Barnes, Maurice Harkless, and Richaun Holmes on Monday.

  • De’Aaron Fox (ankle) — Out

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

New York Knicks

Knicks will start Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, and Mitchell Robinson on Monday.

  • Nerlens Noel (knee) — Available

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

Toronto Raptors

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

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

  • Khem Birch (nose) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks

Hawks will start Delon Wright, Kevin Huerter, De’Andre Hunter, John Collins, and Clint Capela on Monday.

  • Trae Young (shoulder) — Out

  • De’Andre Hunter (ankle) — Available

Golden State Warriors

Warriors will start Stephen Curry, Moses Moody, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Looney on Monday.

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Otto Porter (foot) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (hip) — Out

  • Draymond Green (calf, back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Houston Rockets

Rockets will start Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Eric Gordon, Jae’Sean Tate, and Christian Wood on Monday.

  • Christian Wood (migraine) — Available

  • Kevin Porter Jr. (illness) — In

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

  • Usman Garuba (wrist) — Injured

Portland Trail Blazers

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

  • CJ Elleby (hamstring) — Out

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Injured

  • Cody Zeller (knee) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder will start Josh Giddey, Tre Mann, Lu Dort, Aaron Wiggins, and Derrick Favors on Monday.

  • Derrick Favors (back) — Available

  • Isaiah Roby (ankle) — Out

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

  • Vit Krejci (ankle) — Injured

Looking Ahead

D’Angelo Russell (shin) questionable for 2/1. Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 2/1. Landry Shamet (ankle) ruled out for 2/1. Jae Crowder (wrist) ruled out for 2/1. Deandre Ayton (ankle) ruled out for 2/1. Jakob Poeltl (back) not on injury report for 2/1. Dejounte Murray (knee) not on injury report for 2/1. Jerami Grant (conditioning) not listed on injury report for 2/1. George Hill (neck) listed out for 2/1. Javonte Green (ankle) listed probable for 2/1. DeMarcus Cousins (foot) questionable for 2/1. Nikola Jokic (toe) questionable for 2/1. LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) ruled out for 2/1. James Harden (hand) questionable for 2/1. Joe Ingles to miss rest of season with torn ACL. Bradley Beal (wrist) out at least 2 games.