NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/31

Mar 31st 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

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — In

  • Anthony Davis (foot) — Out

  • Zach LaVine (knee) — Available

  • Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) — In

  • Marcus Morris (knee) — In

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Available

Recent NBA News

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Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, Matisse Thybulle, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Thursday.

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cade Cunningham, Cory Joseph, Saddiq Bey, Marvin Bagley, and Isaiah Stewart on Thursday.

  • Isaiah Livers (concussion) — In

  • Cory Joseph (back) — Available

  • Luka Garza (ankle) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (calf) — Injured

  • Hamidou Diallo (finger) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Wesley Matthews, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Brook Lopez on Thursday.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) — In

  • DeAndre' Bembry (knee) — Injured

Brooklyn Nets News

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

  • Ben Simmons (back) — Injured

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

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

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Evan Mobley (ankle) — Injured

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

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

  • Danilo Gallinari (elbow) — Available

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • Skylar Mays (illness) — Available

  • Lou Williams (ankle, back) — Out

  • Jalen Johnson (concussion) — Injured

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Paul George, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac on Thursday.

  • Marcus Morris (knee) — In

  • Nicolas Batum (ankle) — In

  • Brandon Boston (illness) — Out

  • Norman Powell (foot) — Injured

  • Kawhi Leonard (ACL) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (knee) —Available

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Stanley Johnson, Trevor Ariza, and Dwight Howard on Thursday.

  • Wenyen Gabriel (ankle) — In

  • Anthony Davis (foot) — Out

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

Jazz will start Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Royce O’Neale, Bojan Bogdanovic, and Rudy Gobert on Thursday.

  • Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) — In

  • Danuel House (knee) — In

  • Hassan Whiteside (foot) — Out

  • Trent Forrest (concussion) — Out

  • Udoka Azubuike (foot) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Tre Mann (hamstring) listed out for 4/1. Justise Winslow (calf) listed out for 4/1. Cam Johnson (quad) listed probable for 4/1. JaVale McGee (illness) listed probable for 4/1. Keita Bates-Diop (back) questionable for 4/1. Romeo Langford (hamstring) ruled out for 4/1. Steven Adams (calf) doubtful for 4/1. Desmond Bane (ankle) doubtful for 4/1. Jaren Jackson Jr. (injury management) doubtful for 4/1. Tyus Jones (hand) doubtful for 4/1. Killian Tillie (knee) ruled out for 4/1. JaMychal Green (wrist) listed questionable for 4/1. Zeke Nnaji (knee) listed out for 4/1. Malcolm Brogdon (back) listed questionable for 4/1. Chris Duarte (toe) listed out for 4/1. Isaiah Jackson (headache) listed questionable for 4/1. Oshae Brissett (back) listed questionable for 4/1. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 4/1. De'Aaron Fox (hand) listed out for 4/1. Alperen Sengun (leg) questionable for 4/1. Jalen Suggs (ankle) listed out for 4/1. Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) listed questionable for 4/1. Kyle Kuzma (knee) listed out for 4/1. Sterling Brown (health protocols) remains out for 4/1. Trey Burke (health protocols) remains out for 4/1. Frank Ntilikina (ankle) questionable for 4/1. Anthony Davis (foot) plans to play 4/1. Yuta Watanabe (quad) questionable for 4/1. Kenrich Williams (knee) expected to miss rest of season. Derrick Favors (back) to miss rest of season.