NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/1

Feb 1st 2022

J.J. Calle

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

  • Nikola Jokic (toe) — In

  • James Harden (hand) — Available

  • Steph Curry (toe) -- Out

  • Andrew Wiggins (knee) -- Out

  • Jimmy Butler (ankle) — Available

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Available

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — Available

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — Out

  • D’Angelo Russell (shin) — Out

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — In

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Out

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) — Available

Recent NBA News

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New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start Devonte' Graham, Herb Jones, Brandon Ingram, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Tuesday.

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Available

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Out

  • Kira Lewis (ACL, MCL) — Injured

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cade Cunningham, Cory Joseph, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, and Isaiah Stewart on Tuesday.

  • Josh Jackson (back) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (conditioning) — Not on injury report

  • Kelly Olynyk (conditioning) — Not on injury report

  • Isaiah Livers (foot) — Out

  • Jamorko Pickett (toe) — Out

Washington Wizards News

Wizards will start Spencer Dinwiddie, Aaron Holiday, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kyle Kuzma, and Thomas Bryant on Tuesday.

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

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

  • George Hill (neck) — Injured

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Jimmy Butler (ankle) — Available

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — Out

  • PJ Tucker (knee) — In

  • KZ Okpala (wrist) — Out

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Khem Birch (nose) — Injured

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

Orlando Magic News

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

  • E’Twaun Moore (knee) — Out

  • Jonathan Isaac (knee) — Injured

  • Markelle Fultz (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Carter-Williams (ankle) — Injured

  • RJ Hampton (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Javonte Green (ankle) — In

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Nikola Jokic (toe) — In

  • DeMarcus Cousins (foot) — Out

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start Patrick Beverley, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Tuesday.

  • D’Angelo Russell (shin) — Out

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — In

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Out

  • Leandro Bolmaro (ankle) — Out

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors list starters as Jordan Poole, Damion Lee, Moses Moody, Juan Toscano-Anderson, and Kevon Looney on Tuesday.

  • Steph Curry (toe) -- Out

  • Andrew Wiggins (knee) -- Out

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Klay Thompson (rest) — Out

  • Otto Porter (injury management) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) — Out

  • Draymond Green (back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Derrick White, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, and Jakob Poeltl on Tuesday.

  • Dejounte Murray (knee) — Not on injury report

  • Derrick White (rest) — Available

  • Jakob Poeltl (back) — Not on injury report

  • Zach Collins (conditioning) — Out

  • Keita Bates-Diop (health protocols) — Not on injury report

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Patty Mills, Kessler Edwards, and Nic Claxton on Tuesday.

  • James Harden (hand) — Available

  • LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) — Injured

  • Paul Millsap (personal) — Out

  • Kyrie Irving — Available

  • Kevin Durant (knee) — Injured

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, and Deandre Ayton on Tuesday.

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — Available

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) — Available

  • Landry Shamet (ankle) — Out

  • Abdel Nader (injury management) — Out

  • Cam Payne (wrist) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Marvin Bagley (ankle) listed out for 2/2.

De'Aaron Fox (ankle) listed questionable for 2/2.

CJ Elleby (hamstring) questionable for 2/2.

Trendon Watford (ankle) questionable for 2/2.

Trent Forrest (ankle) questionable for 2/2.

Hassan Whiteside (back) questionable for 2/2.

Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) probable for 2/2.

Anfernee Simons (hip) probable for 2/2.

Rudy Gobert (calf) ruled out for 2/2.

Donovan Mitchell (concussion) ruled out for 2/2.

Oshae Brissett (ankle) listed questionable for 2/2.

Malik Monk (groin) listed probable for 2/2. Anthony Davis (wrist) listed probable for 2/2. Steven Adams (ankle) questionable for 2/2.

Jalen McDaniels (ankle) remains out for 2/2.

Kelly Oubre (ankle) said he'll play 2/2.

Gordon Hayward cleared health protocols; remains out for 2/2.

Furkan Korkmaz (knee) listed out for 2/2.

Darius Garland (back) listed out for 2/2.

Oshae Brissett (ankle) uncertain for 2/2.

Goga Bitadze (foot) ruled out for 2/2.

Sterling Brown (foot) ruled out for 2/2.

Kristaps Porzingis (knee) ruled out for 2/2.

LeBron James (knee) listed doubtful for 2/2.