NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/28

Mar 28th 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

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Out

  • Al Horford (personal) — Out

  • Draymond Green (injury management) — Out

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Out

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Out

  • Otto Porter (injury management) — Out

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — In

  • PJ Tucker (knee) — In

  • Christian Wood (hamstring) — Out

  • De'Andre Hunter (knee) — Out

  • Tre Mann (hamstring) — Out

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — In

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (thigh) — Out

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Out

  • Darius Bazley (knee) — Injured

  • Eric Gordon (groin) — Out

  • Devin Vassell (Achilles) — Available

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — In

Recent NBA News

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Denver Nuggets News

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

  • JaMychal Green (wrist) — Out

  • Facundo Campazzo (illness) — Available

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Out

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

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

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

Magic will start Cole Anthony, RJ Hampton, Franz Wagner, Wendell Carter Jr., and Mo Bamba on Monday.

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) — Available

  • Jalen Suggs (ankle) — Out

  • Jonathan Isaac (knee, hamstring) — Injured

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

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

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Delon Wright, Kevin Huerter, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, and Clint Capela on Monday.

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • De'Andre Hunter (knee) — Out

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Out

  • Skylar Mays (illness) — Out

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Keifer Sykes, Buddy Hield, Justin Anderson, and Goga Bitadze on Monday.

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — In

  • Duane Washington (hip) — Out

  • Oshae Brissett (back) — Out

  • Malcolm Brogdon (rest) — 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

Sacramento Kings News

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

  • De'Aaron Fox (hand) — Out

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Out

  • Alex Len (personal) — Out

  • Josh Jackson (illness) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

  • Domantas Sabonis (knee) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — In

  • Tyler Herro (knee) — In

  • PJ Tucker (knee) — In

  • Caleb Martin (calf) — Out

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — 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

  • Nerlens Noel (foot) — Out

  • Kemba Walker (shut down) — Out

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

  • Cam Reddish (shoulder) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

Celtics will start Marcus Smart, Derrick White, Aaron Nesmith, Grant Williams, and Daniel Theis on Monday.

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Out

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Out

  • Al Horford (personal) — Out

  • Robert Williams (knee) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Gary Trent Jr. (toe) — In

  • Khem Birch (knee) — Out

  • Malachi Flynn (hamstring) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Josh Primo, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson, and Jakob Poeltl on Monday.

  • Devin Vassell (Achilles) — Available

  • Lonnie Walker (back) — Out

  • Romeo Langford (hamstring) — Out

  • Doug McDermott (ankle) — Injured

Houston Rockets News

Rockets will start Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Garrison Mathews, Jae'Sean Tate, and Alperen Sengun on Monday.

  • Christian Wood (hamstring) — Out

  • Eric Gordon (groin) — Out

  • Dennis Schroder (shoulder) — Out

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

  • Usman Garuba (ankle) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Jordan Poole, Gary Payton II, Andrew Wiggins, Jonathan Kuminga, and Kevon Looney on Monday.

  • Gary Payton II (knee) — In

  • Draymond Green (injury management) — Out

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Out

  • Otto Porter (injury management) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) — Not on injury report

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Tyus Jones, Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks, Kyle Anderson, and Steven Adams on Monday.

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (thigh) — Out

  • Brandon Clarke (hip) — Available

  • Killian Tillie (knee) — Out

  • Ja Morant (knee) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Thunder will start Theo Maledon, Vit Krejci, Aaron Wiggins, Aleksej Pokusevski, and Isaiah Roby on Monday.

  • Darius Bazley (knee) — Injured

  • Tre Mann (hamstring) — Out

  • 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

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Brandon Williams, Keon Johnson, Elijah Hughes, CJ Elleby, and Drew Eubanks on Monday.

  • Greg Brown (eye) — Out

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Out

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Out

  • Justise Winslow (calf) — 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

  • Trendon Watford (knee, leg) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Isaiah Livers (concussion) listed out for 3/29. Brandon Boston Jr. (illness) not on injury report for 3/29. Paul George (elbow) questionable for 3/29. Jerami Grant (calf) to miss rest of season. Serge Ibaka (illness) not listed on injury report for 3/29. Jrue Holiday (ankle) not listed on injury report for 3/29. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) listed probable for Tuesday. Dwight Howard (hip) probable for 3/29. Anthony Davis (foot) doubtful for 3/29. LeBron James (ankle) doubtful for 3/29. Sterling Brown (health protocols) remains out for 3/29. Kyle Kuzma (knee) ruled out for 3/29.