NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/3

Feb 3rd 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

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Trae Young (shoulder) — Available

  • Zach LaVine (back) — Available

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Anthony Davis (wrist) — In

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — In

  • Dejounte Murray (wrist) — Out

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — In

  • D’Angelo Russell (shin) — Out

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Out

  • De'Aaron Fox (ankle) — Out

  • De’Andre Hunter (ankle) — Available

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) — In

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — In

  • P.J. Tucker (knee) — In

Recent NBA News

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Minnesota Timberwolves News

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

  • D’Angelo Russell (shin) — Out

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — In

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Out

  • Leandro Bolmaro (ankle) — Out

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cory Joseph, Rodney McGruder, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, and Isaiah Stewart on Thursday.

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Out

  • Josh Jackson (back) — Out

  • Isaiah Livers (foot) — Out

  • Jamorko Pickett (toe) — Out

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — In

  • Jae Crowder (wrist) — In

  • Landry Shamet (ankle) — Injured

  • Abdel Nader (injury management) — Out

  • Cameron Payne (wrist) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, John Collins, and Clint Capela on Thursday.

  • Trae Young (shoulder) — Available

  • De’Andre Hunter (ankle) — Available

  • Lou Williams (back) — Out

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (back) — Available

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Khem Birch (nose) — In

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

Miami Heat News

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

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — In

  • P.J. Tucker (knee) — In

  • Caleb Martin (Achilles) — Out

  • Omer Yurtseven (health protocols) — Out

  • KZ Okpala (wrist) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Tre Jones, Derrick White, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson, and Thaddeus Young on Thursday.

  • Dejounte Murray (wrist) — Out

  • Jakob Poeltl (concussion) — Out

  • Doug McDermott (ankle) — Out

  • Zach Collins (conditioning) — Out

  • Keita Bates-Diop (conditioning) — Out

  • Jock Landale (concussion) — Out

Sacramento Kings News

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

  • De'Aaron Fox (ankle) — Out

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

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

  • Stephen Curry (toe) — In

  • Andrew Wiggins (knee) — In

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Klay Thompson (rest) — Available

  • Otto Porter (back) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) — Out

  • Draymond Green (back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start Russell Westbrook, Avery Bradley, Malik Monk, Stanley Johnson, and Anthony Davis on Thursday.

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Anthony Davis (wrist) — In

  • Malik Monk (groin) — Available

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Amir Coffey, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Serge Ibaka on Thursday.

  • Ivica Zubac (calf) — Out

  • Jay Scrubb (toe) — Out

  • Kawhi Leonard (knee) — Injured

  • Paul George (elbow) — Injured

  • Jason Preston (foot) — Injured

Looking Ahead

John Collins (shoulder) plans to play 2/4. Zach LaVine (back) uncertain for 2/4. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl to miss at least 6 weeks with fractured foot. Willy Hernangomez (health protocols) ruled out for 2/4. Garrett Temple (health protocols) ruled out for 2/4. Josh Hart (knee) questionable for 2/4. Sterling Brown (foot) ruled out for 2/4. Kristaps Porzingis (knee) ruled out for 2/4. Furkan Korkmaz (knee) listed out for 2/4. Seth Curry (back) listed questionable for 2/4. Gordon Hayward (conditioning) questionable for 2/4. Jalen McDaniels (ankle) ruled out for 2/4. Nikola Jokic (toe) not listed on injury report for 2/4. Aaron Gordon (hamstring) not listed on injury report for 2/4. Donovan Mitchell has cleared concussion protocol; available for 2/4. Rudy Gobert (calf) ruled out for 2/4. Jordan Clarkson (knee) questionable for 2/4. Darius Garland (back) listed out for 2/4. Hassan Whiteside (back) questionable for 2/4. DeMarcus Cousins (foot) listed questionable for 2/4. Aaron Wiggins (ankle) listed out for 2/4. Larry Nance Jr. (knee) questionable for 2/4. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 2/4. Oshae Brissett (ankle) listed questionable for 2/4. Isaiah Jackson (ankle) listed out for 2/4. CJ Elleby (hamstring) probable for 2/4. Trendon Watford (ankle) questionable for 2/4. Isaiah Roby (ankle) listed out for 2/4.