NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/15

Feb 15th 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

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle) — In

  • Ja Morant (ankle) — Out

  • Jimmy Butler (shoulder) — In

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (ankle) — Available

  • Marcus Smart (illness) — In

  • Robert Williams (calf) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Cleveland Cavaliers News

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

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, Danilo Gallinari, and Clint Capela on Tuesday.

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (ankle) — Available

  • Delon Wright (groin) — Available

  • John Collins (foot) — Injured

Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Josh Green, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Tuesday.

  • Spencer Dinwiddie (traded) — Available

  • Davis Bertans (traded) — Available

  • Reggie Bullock (hip) — Out

  • Trey Burke (shoulder) — Out

  • Marquese Chriss (knee) — Out

  • Theo Pinson (finger) — Injured

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Jimmy Butler (shoulder) — In

  • Caleb Martin (Achilles) — Out

  • Dewayne Dedmon (back) — Out

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — Out

  • Udonis Haslem (eye) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

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

  • Marcus Smart (illness) — In

  • Robert Williams (calf) — Out

  • Daniel Theis (traded) — Available

Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start Tyrese Maxey, Danny Green, Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Tuesday.

  • James Harden (hamstring) — Out

  • Paul Millsap (traded) — Available

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Oshae Brissett, Jalen Smith, and Goga Bitadze on Tuesday.

  • Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) — Out

  • Isaiah Jackson (ankle) — Out

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Out

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

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

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle) — In

  • Wesley Matthews (toe) — Out

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

  • Pat Connaughton (finger) — Injured

  • George Hill (neck) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

Hornets will start LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Miles Bridges, PJ Washington, and Mason Plumlee on Tuesday.

  • Cody Martin (ankle, Achilles) — Injured

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Injured

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves News

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

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Tyus Jones, Desmond Bane, Ziaire Williams, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Tuesday.

  • Ja Morant (ankle) — Out

  • Yves Pons (thigh) — Out

  • Killian Tillie (back) — Not on injury report

  • Xavier Tillman (thigh) — Out

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

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

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Terance Mann, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac on Tuesday.

  • Luke Kennard (ankle) — In

  • Kawhi Leonard (knee) — Injured

  • Paul George (elbow) — Injured

  • Norman Powell (foot) — Injured

  • Jason Preston (foot) — Injured

  • Jay Scrubb (toe) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

  • Cam Payne (wrist) — Injured

  • Landry Shamet (ankle) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Frank Jackson (back) listed out for 2/16. Fred VanVleet (knee) questionable for 2/16. Carmelo Anthony (hamstring) questionable for 2/16. Moe Wagner (rib) listed out for 2/16. Frank Jackson (back) listed out for 2/16. Tre Jones (knee) doubtful for 2/16. RJ Barrett (ankle) listed out for 2/16. Nerlens Noel (foot) listed out for 2/16. Kristaps Porzingis (knee) listed out for 2/16. Rui Hachimura (ankle) listed questionable for 2/16. Javonte Green (ankle) listed questionable for 2/16. Daniel Gafford (conditioning) listed out for 2/16. Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) ruled out for 2/16. Dennis Smith Jr. (elbow) ruled out for 2/16. LeBron James (knee) questionable for 2/16. Anthony Davis (wrist) probable for 2/16. Lu Dort (shoulder) listed out for 2/16. Carmelo Anthony (hamstring) ruled out for 2/16. Avery Bradley (knee) ruled out for 2/16. Monte Morris (concussion) questionable for 2/16. Jeremy Lamb (ankle) listed questionable for 2/16. Zeke Nnaji (hamstring) listed questionable for 2/16. Kenrich Williams (knee) listed out for 2/16. Ty Jerome (hip) listed out for 2/16. Rudy Gay (knee) ruled out for 2/16.