NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/11

Feb 11th 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

  • James Harden (hamstring, traded) — Out

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — Available

  • D'Angelo Russell (ankle) — Available

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Out

  • Nikola Vucevic (hip) — Available

  • Darius Garland (back) — Out

  • Tyrese Maxey (hamstring) — Available

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Tyrese Haliburton (traded) — In

  • Jalen Suggs (Achilles) — In

  • Ayo Dosunmu (concussion) — Available

  • Buddy Hield (traded) — In

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Available

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle, traded) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Charlotte Hornets News

Hornets will start LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Kelly Oubre, Miles Bridges, and Mason Plumlee on Friday.

  • Montrezl Harrell (traded) — Available

  • James Bouknight (wrist) — Available

  • Cody Martin (ankle, Achilles) — Out

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Out

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

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

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Available

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle, traded) — Out

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Caris LeVert, Isaac Okoro, Dean Wade, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen on Friday.

  • Darius Garland (back) — Out

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Chris Duarte, Buddy Hield, Oshae Brissett, and Goga Bitadze on Friday.

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Tyrese Haliburton (traded) — In

  • Buddy Hield (traded) — In

  • Tristan Thompson (traded) — Probable

  • Isaiah Jackson (ankle) — Available

  • Jalen Smith (traded) — Available

  • Terry Taylor (illness) — Out

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Thunder will start Josh Giddey, Tre Mann, Lu Dort, Darius Bazley, and Derrick Favors on Friday.

  • Isaiah Roby (ankle) — Available

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

  • Aaron Wiggins (ankle) — Injured

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) — Injured

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start Tyrese Maxey, Furkan Korkmaz, Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Friday.

  • James Harden (hamstring, traded) — Out

  • Tyrese Maxey (hamstring) — Available

  • Paul Millsap (personal, traded) — Out

  • Shake Milton (back) — Available

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, and Jakob Poeltl on Friday.

  • Tre Jones (dental) — Available

  • Josh Richardson (traded) — Out

  • Romeo Langford (traded) — Out

  • Goran Dragic (personal, traded) — Out

  • Tomas Satoransky (traded) — Out

Atlanta Hawks News

  • Lou Williams (hamstring) — Available

Denver Nuggets News

Nuggets will start Bones Hyland, Will Barton, Aaron Gordon, Jeff Green, and Nikola Jokic on Friday.

  • Austin Rivers (hip) — Available

  • Monte Morris (concussion) — Out

  • DeMarcus Cousins — TBD

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Jamal Murray (ACL) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

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

  • Derrick White (traded) — Available

  • Daniel Theis (traded) — Out

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start D'Angelo Russell, Patrick Beverley, Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Friday.

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — Available

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) — Available

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — Available

  • Naz Reid (knee) — Available

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Available

  • Taurean Prince (ankle) — Available

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Nikola Vucevic (hip) — Available

  • Ayo Dosunmu (concussion) — Available

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — INjured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

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

  • Jalen Suggs (Achilles) — In

  • Moe Wagner (rib) — Out

  • RJ Hampton (knee) — Injured

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

  • Markelle Fultz (ACL) — Injured

  • Jonathan Isaac (ACL) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

Jazz will start Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O'Neale, and Udoka Azubuike on Friday.

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Out

  • Rudy Gay (knee) — Out

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (traded) — TBD

  • Juancho Hernangomez (traded) — TBD

Looking Ahead

Andre Iguodala (back) remains listed out for 2/12.

Dwight Howard (back) listed probable for 2/12.

Carmelo Anthony (hamstring) listed out for 2/12.

Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) ruled out for 2/12.

Daniel Gafford (health protocols) listed out for 2/12.

Norman Powell (toe) listed questionable for 2/12.

Nerlens Noel (knee) listed questionable for 2/12.

RJ Barrett (ankle) listed out for 2/12.

Anthony Davis (wrist) listed probable for 2/12. Russell Westbrook (back) listed questionable for 2/12. LeBron James (knee) listed questionable for 2/12. Nic Claxton (hamstring) ruled out for 2/12. LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) ruled out for 2/12. Seth Curry listed questionable to make Nets debut on 2/12. Andre Drummond listed questionable to make Nets debut on 2/12. Yves Pons ruled out for 2/12. Killian Tillie ruled out for 2/12. Xavier Tillman ruled out for 2/12. Santi Aldama (foot) questionable for 2/12. Marquese Chriss (knee) ruled out for 2/12.

Willy Hernangomez (health protocols) available to play 2/12.

Fred VanVleet (groin) questionable for 2/12.

Carmelo Anthony (hamstring) unlikely to play 2/12.