NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 2/9

Feb 9th 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

  • LeBron James (knee) — Active

  • Russell Westbrook (knee) — Out

  • Anthony Davis (wrist) — In

  • Darius Garland (back) — In

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — In

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) — In

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Available

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Out

  • Lonnie Walker (knee) — Available

  • Kevon Looney (quad) — Available

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle) — Out

  • Moe Harkless (ankle) — Out

Recent NBA News

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San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Derrick White, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, and Jakob Poeltl on Wednesday.

  • Lonnie Walker (knee) — Available

  • Tre Jones (dental) — Out

  • Jock Landale (concussion) — Available

  • Tomas Satoransky (acquired) — Out

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Lineup alert: Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Dean Wade, Evan Mobley, and Jarrett Allen on Wednesday.

  • Darius Garland (back) — In

  • Brandon Goodwin (illness) — Available

  • Lauri Markkanen (ankle) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Coby White, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green, and Nikola Vucevic on Wednesday.

  • Ayo Dosunmu (concussion) — Out

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (finger) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

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

  • James Bouknight (wrist) — Out

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

  • Cody Martin (ankle, Achilles) — Out

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Out

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Goran Dragic (personal) — Out

Oklahoma City Thunder News

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

  • Isaiah Roby (ankle) — Out

  • KZ Okpala (wrist, acquired) — Out

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

  • Aaron Wiggins (ankle) — Injured

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) — Injured

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Stephen Curry, Jordan Poole, Andrew Wiggins, Otto Porter, and Kevon Looney on Wednesday.

  • Kevon Looney (quad) — Available

  • Klay Thompson (rest) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (back) — Out

  • Nemanja Bjelica (back) — Out

  • Draymond Green (calf, back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

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

  • Rudy Gay (knee) — Out

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Out

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker (acquired) — Out

  • Juancho Hernangomez (acquired) — Out

  • Joe Ingles (ACL) — Injured

Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start LeBron James, Malik Monk, Avery Bradley, Trevor Ariza, and Anthony Davis on Wednesday.

  • LeBron James (knee) — Active

  • Russell Westbrook (knee) — Out

  • Anthony Davis (wrist) — Probable

  • Dwight Howard (back) — Active

  • Carmelo Anthony (hamstring) — Out

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) — Injured

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Anfernee Simons, Ben McLemore, CJ Elleby, Justise Winslow, and Jusuf Nurkic on Wednesday.

  • Josh Hart (rest) — Out

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Out

  • Elijah Hughes (acquired) — Out

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

  • Joe Ingles (ACL, acquired) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Wednesday.

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — In

  • D'Angelo Russell (shin) — In

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — Out

  • Naz Reid (knee) — Available

  • Josh Okogie (quad) — Available

  • Taurean Prince (ankle) — Available

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start De'Aaron Fox, Justin Holiday, Harrison Barnes, Chimezie Metu, and Domantas Sabonis on Wednesday.

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Available

  • Marvin Bagley (ankle) — Out

  • Moe Harkless (ankle) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Quentin Grimes (knee) questionable for 2/10. Nerlens Noel (knee) questionable for 2/10. Mitchell Robinson (back) questionable for 2/10. RJ Barrett (ankle) doubtful for 2/10. Grayson Allen (hip) listed probable for 2/10. James Harden (hamstring) ruled out for 2/10. Nic Claxton (hamstring) questionable for 2/10. LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) ruled out for 2/10. Santi Aldama listed out for 2/10. Yves Pons listed out for 2/10. Killian Tillie listed out for 2/10. Xavier Tillman listed out for 2/10. Josh Jackson (back) listed questionable for 2/10. Killian Hayes (leg) listed probable for 2/10. Daniel Theis (personal) not on injury report for 2/10. Eric Gordon (heel) questionable for 2/10. Caleb Martin (Achilles) listed probable for 2/10. Tyler Herro (knee) listed probable for 2/10. Cade Cunningham (hip) listed questionable for 2/10. Kristaps Porzingis (knee) ruled out for 2/10. Sterling Brown (foot) questionable for 2/10.