NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/30

Mar 30th 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

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Available

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Available

  • Jonas Valanciunas (foot) — Available

  • Malcolm Brogdon (rest) — Out

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (thigh) — In

  • Evan Fournier (personal) — In

  • Alperen Sengun (leg) — Out

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — In

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Out

  • De'Andre Hunter (knee) — In

  • Tre Mann (hamstring) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Wednesday.

  • Frank Ntilikina (ankle) — Out

  • Spencer Dinwiddie (injury recovery) — Out

  • Trey Burke (health protocols) — Out

  • Sterling Brown (health protocols) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Caris LeVert, Lauri Markkanen, and Moses Brown on Wednesday.

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Evan Mobley (ankle) — Out

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • JaMychal Green (wrist) — Out

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Out

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Jamal Murray (ACL) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Terry Taylor, Justin Anderson, and Goga Bitadze on Wednesday.

  • Malcolm Brogdon (rest) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — In

  • Isaiah Jackson (headache) — Out

  • Duane Washington (hip) — Available

  • Oshae Brissett (back) — Out

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Out

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (ACL) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

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

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) — Out

  • Jalen Suggs (ankle) — Out

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

  • Jonathan Isaac (ACL) — Injured

Washington Wizards News

Wizards will start Tomas Satoransky, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Corey Kispert, Rui Hachimura, and Kristaps Porzingis on Wednesday.

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Duncan Robinson (illness) — Available

  • Caleb Martin (calf) — Out

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Available

Boston Celtics News

Celtics will start Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Grant Williams, and Al Horford on Wednesday.

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Available

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Available

  • Al Horford (personal) — Available

  • Robert Williams (knee) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

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

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

New York Knicks News

Knicks will start Alec Burks, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, and Mitchell Robinson on Wednesday.

  • Evan Fournier (personal) — In

  • Quentin Grimes (knee) — Out

  • Nerlens Noel (foot) — Out

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

  • Cam Reddish (shoulder) — Injured

  • Kemba Walker — Out

Minnesota Timberwolves News

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

  • Malik Beasley (ankle) — Injured

  • Jaden McDaniels (ankle) — Injured

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Khem Birch (knee) — In

  • Malachi Flynn (hamstring) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

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

  • Jeremy Lamb (hamstring) — Available

  • Alex Len (illness) — Available

  • Josh Jackson (illness) — Available

  • De'Aaron Fox (hand) — Out

  • Domantas Sabonis (knee) — Injured

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Out

Houston Rockets News

Rockets will start Kevin Porter Jr., Jalen Green, Garrison Mathews, Jae'Sean Tate, and Usman Garuba on Wednesday.

  • Alperen Sengun (leg) — Out

  • Christian Wood (hamstring) — Out

  • Eric Gordon (groin) — Out

  • Dennis Schroder (shoulder) — Out

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, De'Andre Hunter, and Clint Capela on Wednesday.

  • De'Andre Hunter (knee) — Available

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Out

  • Jalen Johnson (concussion) — Out

  • Skylar Mays (illness) — Out

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

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

  • Tre Mann (hamstring) — Out

  • Derrick Favors (back) — Out

  • Kenrich Williams (knee) — Injured

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

  • Darius Bazley (leg) — Injured

  • Josh Giddey (hip) — Injured

  • Ty Jerome (sports hernia) — Injured

  • Lu Dort (shoulder) — Injured

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

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

  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (thigh) — In

  • Killian Tillie (knee) — Out

  • Ja Morant (knee) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

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

  • Lonnie Walker (back) — Available

  • Romeo Langford (hamstring) — Out

  • Doug McDermott (ankle) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Cam Johnson (quad) — Out

  • JaVale McGee (illness) — Out

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (ACL) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Jordan Poole, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, and Kevon Looney on Wednesday.

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Available

  • Draymond Green (injury management) — Available

  • Otto Porter (injury management) — Available

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start CJ McCollum, Herb Jones, Brandon Ingram, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Wednesday.

  • Jonas Valanciunas (foot) — Available

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Available

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (ACL, MCL) — Injured

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Brandon Williams, Keon Johnson, CJ Elleby, Greg Brown, and Drew Eubanks on Wednesday.

  • Greg Brown (eye) — In

  • Didi Louzada (knee) — Available

  • Trendon Watford (knee) — Injured

  • Justise Winslow (calf) — Out

  • Josh Hart (knee) — Injured

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Injured

  • Anfernee Simons (knee) — Injured

  • Jusuf Nurkic (foot) — Injured

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Joe Ingles (ACL) — Injured

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Trent Forrest (concussion) ruled out for 3/31. Hassan Whiteside (foot) ruled out for 3/31. Danuel House (knee) questionable for 3/31. Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) questionable for 3/31. Brandon Boston (illness) ruled out for 3/31. Isaiah Livers (concussion) not listed on injury report for 3/31. Cory Joseph (back) listed questionable for 3/31. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) listed probable for 3/31. LeBron James (ankle) ruled out for 3/31. Anthony Davis (foot) doubtful for 3/31. Wenyen Gabriel (ankle) questionable for 3/31. Zach LaVine (knee) listed probable for 3/31.