NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/26

Feb 26th 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

  • Pascal Siakam (illness) — In

  • Fred VanVleet (knee) — In

  • Dejounte Murray (knee) — Out

  • Jakob Poeltl (back) — Out

  • Keldon Johnson (back) — Out

  • Kristaps Porzingis (knee) — Out

  • Goran Dragic (conditioning) — Available

  • De'Andre Hunter (illness) — Available

Recent NBA News

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Boston Celtics News

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

Detroit Pistons News

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

  • Frank Jackson (shoulder) — Out

Toronto Raptors News

Raptors will start Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, and Khem Birch on Saturday.

  • Pascal Siakam (illness) — In

  • Fred VanVleet (knee) — In

  • OG Anunoby (finger) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

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

  • De'Andre Hunter (illness) — Available

  • Kevin Knox (illness) — Available

  • John Collins (foot) — Out

  • Lou Williams (hip) — Out

  • Gorgui Dieng (personal) — Not on injury report

Washington Wizards News

Wizards will start Raul Neto, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Corey Kispert, Kyle Kuzma, and Daniel Gafford on Saturday.

  • Kristaps Porzingis (knee) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Brandon Goodwin, Isaac Okoro, Lauri Markkanen, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen on Saturday.

  • Darius Garland (back) — Out

  • Caris LeVert (foot) — Injured

  • Rajon Rondo (toe) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Tre Jones, Devin Vassell, Doug McDermott, Keita Bates-Diop, and Zach Collins on Saturday.

  • Josh Richardson (shoulder) — Available

  • Josh Primo (wrist) — Available

  • Romeo Langford (groin) — Out

  • Dejounte Murray (knee) — Out

  • Jakob Poeltl (back) — Out

  • Keldon Johnson (back) — Out

  • Zach Collins (injury management) — In

Miami Heat News

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

  • Dewayne Dedmon (back) — Available

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

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

  • Yves Pons (thigh) — Out

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start Kyrie Irving, Seth Curry, Bruce Brown, James Johnson, and Andre Drummond on Saturday.

  • Kyrie Irving — Available

  • Goran Dragic (conditioning) — Available

  • Kevin Durant (knee) — Out

  • Ben Simmons (conditioning) — Out

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

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

  • George Hill (neck) — Injured

  • Grayson Allen (hip) — Not on injury report

  • DeAndre Bembry (thumb) — Not on injury report

  • Pat Connaughton (finger) — Injured

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Out

  • DeMarcus Cousins (contract) — Signed

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start De'Aaron Fox, Justin Holiday, Harrison Barnes, Moe Harkless, and Domantas Sabonis on Saturday.

  • Richaun Holmes (back) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Cam Payne (wrist) ruled out for 2/27. Aaron Holiday (ankle) questionable for 2/27. Lance Stephenson (ankle) listed questionable for 2/27. Chris Duarte (toe) listed questionable for 2/27. Andre Iguodala (back) listed out for 2/27. Klay Thompson (illness) listed questionable for 2/27. Marquese Chriss (knee) doubtful for 2/27. Quentin Grimes (knee) out at least 2 weeks. Kevin Porter Jr. (ankle) questionable for 2/27. Nick Richards (foot) questionable for 2/27. Jalen McDaniels (ankle) doubtful for 2/27. Justise Winslow (Achilles) questionable for 2/27. Greg Brown (illness) questionable for 2/27. Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) remains out for 2/27. Frank Ntilikina (ankle) questionable for 2/27. Trey Burke (shoulder) questionable for 2/27. LeBron James (knee) questionable for 2/27. Avery Bradley (knee) ruled out for 2/27.