NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/24

Mar 24th 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

  • Chris Paul (thumb) — In

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • Ja Morant (knee) — Out

  • DeMar DeRozan (adductor) — Out

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Zach LaVine (injury management) — Available

  • Malcolm Brogdon (rest) — Out

  • Tyrese Haliburton (back) — Available

  • Dillon Brooks (injury management) — Out

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — Out

  • OG Anunoby (finger) — Available

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Available

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Available

Recent NBA News

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Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Lauri Markkanen, Kevin Love, and Evan Mobley on Thursday.

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

Raptors will start Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, and Khem Birch on Thursday.

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — Out

  • OG Anunoby (finger) — Available

  • Malachi Flynn (hamstring) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Justin Anderson, Oshae Brissett, and Goga Bitadze on Thursday.

  • Tyrese Haliburton (back) — Available

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Available

  • Jalen Smith (illness) — Out

  • Isaiah Jackson (headache) — Out

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Out

  • Malcolm Brogdon (rest) — Out

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (ACL) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Tyus Jones, Desmond Bane, Ziaire Williams, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Thursday.

  • Ja Morant (knee) — Injured

  • Dillon Brooks (injury management) — Out

  • Brandon Clarke (hip) — Out

  • Killian Tillie (knee) — Out

Washington Wizards News

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

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Vernon Carey Jr. (calf) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Grayson Allen, Wesley Matthews, Bobby Portis, and Brook Lopez on Thursday.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — Out

  • Khris Middleton (wrist) — Out

  • DeAndre' Bembry (ACL, MCL) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (injury management) — Available

  • DeMar DeRozan (adductor) — Out

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start CJ McCollum, Devonte' Graham, Herb Jones, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Thursday.

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Available

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Cam Johnson (quad) — Out

  • Chris Paul (thumb) — In

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (ACL) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Out

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Josh Hart (knee) listed out for 3/25. Justise Winslow (calf) listed out for 3/25. Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) listed out for 3/25. Robert Covington (hand) questionable for 3/25. Karl-Anthony Towns (arm) questionable for 3/25. Frank Jackson (back) not listed on injury report for 3/25. Isaiah Livers (concussion) listed out for 3/25. Klay Thompson (injury management) not listed on injury report for 3/25. Draymond Green (injury management) not listed on injury report for 3/25. Otto Porter (injury management) not listed on injury report for 3/25. Andre Iguodala (back) listed questionable for 3/25. Danilo Gallinari (Achilles) not on injury report for 3/25. Lou Williams (personal) not on injury report for 3/25. Skylar Mays (illness) not on injury report for 3/25. Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) ruled out for 3/25. Danuel House (knee) ruled out for 3/25. Hassan Whiteside (foot) questionable for 3/25. Udoka Azubuike (ankle) ruled out for 3/25. Victor Oladipo (injury recovery) listed out for 3/25. Gabe Vincent (toe) listed out for 3/25. Caleb Martin (knee) listed questionable for 3/25. PJ Tucker (knee) listed questionable for 3/25. Duncan Robinson (Achilles) listed questionable for 3/25. Tyler Herro (knee) listed questionable for 3/25. Jimmy Butler (ankle) listed questionable for 3/25. Nerlens Noel (foot) remains listed out for 3/25. Trey Burke (illness) ruled out for 3/25. Davis Bertans (knee) ruled out for 3/25. Luka Doncic (ankle) not on injury report for 3/25. Mitchell Robinson (back) listed questionable for 3/25. Julius Randle (quad) listed questionable for 3/25.