NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/7

Feb 7th 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

  • Zach LaVine (back) — In

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Lu Dort (nose) — Available

  • Otto Porter (back) — In

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — Out

  • Kemba Walker (rest) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

Charlotte Hornets News

Hornets will start LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Gordon Hayward, Miles Bridges, and Mason Plumlee on Monday.

  • Cody Martin (ankle, Achilles) — Out

  • James Bouknight (wrist) — Out

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Out

Miami Heat News

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

  • Jimmy Butler (toe) — In

  • Max Strus (quad) — Available

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — Out

  • Caleb Martin (Achilles) — Available

  • KZ Okpala (wrist) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Injured

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Injured

Washington Wizards News

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

  • Daniel Gafford (health protocols) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Landry Shamet (ankle) — Injured

  • Abdel Nader (injury management) — Out

  • Cameron Payne (wrist) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (back) — In

  • Coby White (adductor) — Available

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Otto Porter, and Kevon Looney on Monday.

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Otto Porter (back) — In

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) — Available

  • Draymond Green (back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

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

  • Lu Dort (nose) — Available

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

  • Isaiah Roby (ankle) — Out

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) — Injured

  • Aaron Wiggins (ankle) — Injured

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

New York Knicks News

Knicks will start Alec Burks, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, and Mitchell Robinson on Monday.

  • Quentin Grimes (knee) — Out

  • Kemba Walker (rest) — Out

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

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

  • Jordan Clarkson (knee) — In

  • Rudy Gay (knee) — Out

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Out

  • Joe Ingles (ACL) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Josh Jackson (back) listed out for 2/8.

Terry Taylor (illness) listed questionable for 2/8.

Isaiah Jackson (ankle) listed questionable for 2/8.

Cade Cunningham (hip) listed questionable for 2/8.

Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) listed questionable for 2/8.

Nic Claxton (hamstring) questionable for 2/8.

LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) ruled out for 2/8.

James Harden (hamstring) questionable for 2/8.

Lou Williams (hamstring) doubtful for 2/8.

Danilo Gallinari (hamstring) questionable for 2/8.

John Collins (heel) probable for 2/8.

Carmelo Anthony (hamtring) ruled out for 2/8.

Austin Rivers (hip) listed questionable for 2/8.

Matisse Thybulle (shoulder) listed questionable for 2/8.

Marvin Bagley (ankle) a game-time decision for 2/8.

Sterling Brown (foot) questionable for 2/8.

Maxi Kleber (knee) ruled out for 2/8.

Kristaps Porzingis (knee) ruled out for 2/8.

De'Aaron Fox (ankle) a game-time decision for 2/8.

Eric Gordon (heel) doubtful for 2/8.

Santi Aldama (foot) ruled out for 2/8.

Yves Pons (thigh) ruled out for 2/8.

Killian Tillie (back) ruled out for 2/8.

LeBron James (knee) probable for 2/8.

Anthony Davis (wrist) probable for 2/8.

Dwight Howard (back) questionable for 2/8.

Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) doesn't practice 2/7.

D'Angelo Russell (shin) questionable for 2/8.

Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 2/8.

Josh Okogie (quad) questionable for 2/8.

Naz Reid (knee) questionable for 2/8.

Taurean Prince (ankle) questionable for 2/8.