NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/19

Mar 19th 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

  • Karl-Anthony Towns (arm) — In

  • LeBron James (knee) — In

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — In

  • Cade Cunningham (illness) — In

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Jarred Vanderbilt (quad) — In

  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (ankle) — In

  • Reggie Bullock (personal) — Out

  • Spencer Dinwiddie (injury recovery) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Milwaukee Bucks

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

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • Pat Connaughton (finger) — In

  • DeAndre' Bembry (ACL, MCL) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves

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

  • Karl-Anthony Towns (arm) — In

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — In

  • Jarred Vanderbilt (quad) — In

  • Jordan McLaughlin (groin) — In

  • Naz Reid (back) — In

  • Jaden McDaniels (ankle) — Injured

Dallas Mavericks

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Maxi Kleber, and Dwight Powell on Saturday.

  • Reggie Bullock (personal) — Out

  • Spencer Dinwiddie (injury recovery) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets

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

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

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

  • Cade Cunningham (illness) — In

  • Killian Hayes (head) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (knee) — In

  • Hamidou Diallo (finger) — Out

  • Frank Jackson (back) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Lamar Stevens, Lauri Markkanen, and Evan Mobley on Saturday.

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Out

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Austin Reaves, Stanley Johnson, and LeBron James on Saturday.

  • LeBron James (knee) — In

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (ankle) — Available

  • Carmelo Anthony (illness) — Available

  • Wenyen Gabriel (ankle) — Available

  • Wayne Ellington (illness) — Out

  • Anthony Davis (foot) — Injured

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) — Injured

Washington Wizards

Wizards will start Raul Neto, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Corey Kispert, Rui Hachimura, and Kristaps Porzingis on Saturday.

  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (ankle) — In

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Mike Conley (injury maintenance) ruled out for 3/20. Jae Crowder (groin) questionable for 3/20. Cam Johnson (quad) ruled out for 3/20. Aaron Nesmith (ankle) questionable for 3/20. Zeke Nnaji (knee) listed out for 3/20. Chris Duarte (toe) listed questionable for 3/20. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 3/20. Jalen Smith (head) listed questionable for 3/20. Lonnie Walker (back) listed out for 3/20. Josh Richardson (calf) listed questionable for 3/20. Keita Bates-Diop (back) listed questionable for 3/20. Romeo Langford (hamstring) ruled out for 3/20. Andre Iguodala (back) ruled out for 3/20. Ja Morant (knee) ruled out for 3/20. Killian Tillie (knee) ruled out for 3/20. Justise Winslow (Achilles) ruled out for 3/20. Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) ruled out for 3/20. Gary Payton II (knee) listed out for 3/20. Moses Moody (shoulder) listed questionable for 3/20. Nemanja Bjelica (illness) not listed on injury report for 3/20. Donovan Mitchell (calf) not on injury report for 3/20. Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) ruled out for 3/20. Danuel House (knee) ruled out for 3/20. Hassan Whiteside (illness) questionable for 3/20. Trent Forrest (wrist) questionable for 3/20. Udoka Azubuike (ankle) ruled out for 3/20. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) listed questionable for 3/20. Joel Embiid (back) listed questionable for 3/20. Andrew Wiggins (illness) will play 3/20. Eric Gordon (illness) questionable for 3/20. Devonte' Graham (hip) questionable for 3/20. Trae Young (quad) a game-time decision for 3/20. Chuma Okeke (knee) not listed on injury report for 3/20. Wendell Carter Jr. (ankle) not listed on injury report for 3/20. Jalen Suggs (ankle) listed questionable for 3/20.