NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/26

Mar 26th 2022

Justin Phan

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

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — In

  • Khris Middleton (wrist) — In

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Out

  • Jimmy Butler (ankle) — In

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • DeMar DeRozan (adductor) — In

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — In

  • Malcolm Brogdon (conditioning) — Out

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — In

  • Alex Caruso (back) — In

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — Out

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) — Out

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Out

  • Justise Winslow (calf) — Out

  • Duncan Robinson (Achilles) — In

  • PJ Tucker (knee) — In

  • Devin Vassell (Achilles) — Out

  • Jalen Smith (illness) — In

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

Recent NBA News

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San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Josh Primo, Josh Richardson, Keldon Johnson, and Jakob Poeltl on Saturday.

  • Devin Vassell (Achilles) — Out

  • Lonnie Walker (back) — Out

  • Romeo Langford (hamstring) — Out

  • Doug McDermott (ankle) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

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

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start Davion Mitchell, Justin Holiday, Harrison Barnes, Trey Lyles, and Damian Jones on Saturday.

  • De'Aaron Fox (hand) — Out

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

  • Domantas Sabonis (knee) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

Magic will start Cole Anthony, RJ Hampton, Franz Wagner, Chuma Okeke, and Mo Bamba on Saturday.

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) — Out

  • Jalen Suggs (ankle) — Out

  • Jonathan Isaac (knee, hamstring) — Injured

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Justin Anderson, Oshae Brissett, and Jalen Smith on Saturday.

  • Jalen Smith (illness) — In

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

  • Duane Washington (hip) — Out

  • Malcolm Brogdon (conditioning) — Out

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Out

  • Isaiah Jackson (headache) — Out

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — Out

  • Malachi Flynn (hamstring) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Ayo Dosunmu, Alex Caruso, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, and Nikola Vucevic on Saturday.

  • DeMar DeRozan (adductor) — In

  • Alex Caruso (back) — In

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

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

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start Kyrie Irving, Seth Curry, Bruce Brown, Kevin Durant, and Andre Drummond on Saturday.

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — In

  • Goran Dragic (knee) — In

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

  • Ben Simmons (back) — Injured

  • LaMarcus Aldridge (hip) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Jimmy Butler (ankle) — In

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — In

  • Duncan Robinson (Achilles) — In

  • PJ Tucker (knee) — In

  • Caleb Martin (knee) — In

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (injury recovery) — In

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start George Hill, Grayson Allen, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Brook Lopez on Saturday.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — In

  • Khris Middleton (wrist) — In

  • Jrue Holiday (ankle) — Out

  • Serge Ibaka (illness) — Out

  • DeAndre' Bembry (knee) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Tyus Jones, Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Saturday.

  • Dillon Brooks (injury management) — Available

  • Brandon Clarke (hip) — Out

  • Killian Tillie (knee) — Out

  • Ja Morant (knee) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Thunder will start Theo Maledon, Tre Mann, Aleksej Pokusevski, Darius Bazley, and Isaiah Roby on Saturday.

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Out

  • Derrick Favors (back) — Out

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

  • Lu Dort (shoulder) — Injured

  • Ty Jerome (sports hernia) — Injured

  • Kenrich Williams (knee) — Injured

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) — Injured

  • Josh Giddey (hip) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Out

  • Facundo Campazzo (illness) — Out

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

Houston Rockets News

Rockets will start Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Garrison Mathews, Jae'Sean Tate, and Christian Wood on Saturday.

  • Eric Gordon (groin) — Out

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

  • Usman Garuba (ankle) — Injured

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Brandon Williams, Keon Johnson, CJ Elleby, Trendon Watford, and Drew Eubanks on Saturday.

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Out

  • Justise Winslow (calf) — Out

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Out

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

  • Joe Ingles (knee) — Injured

  • Didi Louzada (knee) — Injured

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Jusuf Nurkic (foot) — Injured

  • Anfernee Simons (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Nerlens Noel (foot) remains listed out for 3/27. Daniel Gafford (neck) listed probable for 3/27. Isaiah Livers (concussion) listed out for 3/27. Andre Iguodala (injury management) listed out for 3/27. Cam Johnson (quad) ruled out for 3/27. JaVale McGee (illness) ruled out for 3/27. Julius Randle (quad) listed questionable for 3/27. Hassan Whiteside (foot) questionable for 3/27. Danuel House (knee) ruled out for 3/27. Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) ruled out for 3/27. Al Horford (personal) ruled out for 3/27. Jayson Tatum (knee) probable for 3/27. Jaylen Brown (knee) probable for 3/27. Kyle Kuzma (knee) listed out for 3/27. Jerami Grant (calf) listed out for 3/27. LeBron James (knee) questionable for 3/27. Dwight Howard (hip) questionable for 3/27. Talen Horton-Tucker (ankle) probable for 3/27. Malik Beasley (ankle) ruled out for 3/27. Jordan McLaughlin (quad) questionable for 3/27. Sterling Brown (health protocols) remains out for 3/27. Trey Burke (illness) questionable for 3/27. Davis Bertans (knee) probable for 3/27.