NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/7

Mar 7th 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

  • Luka Doncic (toe) — Available

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Dejounte Murray (calf) — Available

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Available

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — Out

  • Christian Wood (illness) — Out

  • D'Angelo Russell (hamstring) — Out

  • Kevin Huerter (shoulder) — Out

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — In

  • Nikola Vucevic (hamstring) — Out

  • Otto Porter (illness) — Out

  • Eric Gordon (hamstring) — Out

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Available

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — In

  • Maxi Kleber (ankle) — Available

  • Jalen Brunson (foot) — Out

  • Will Barton (ankle) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Bogdan Bogdanovic, De'Andre Hunter, John Collins, and Clint Capela on Monday.

  • Kevin Huerter (shoulder) — Out

  • Onyeka Okongwu (concussion) — Not on injury report

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cade Cunningham, Cory Joseph, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, and Isaiah Stewart on Monday.

  • Hamidou Diallo (illness) — Out

  • Frank Jackson (back) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Ayo Dosunmu, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Javonte Green, and Tristan Thompson on Monday.

  • Nikola Vucevic (hamstring) — Out

  • Patrick Williams (wrist) — Injured

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

  • Alex Caruso (wrist) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers News

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

  • James Harden (injury management) — In

  • Paul Millsap (personal) — Out

Houston Rockets News

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

  • Christian Wood (illness) — Out

  • Eric Gordon (hamstring) — Out

  • Dennis Schroder (ankle) — Out

  • John Wall (NWT) — Out

  • Usman Garuba (wrist) — Injured

Miami Heat News

  • Victor Oladipo (quad) — Available

  • Caleb Martin (Achilles) — Available

  • Kyle Lowry (personal) — In

  • Markieff Morris (conditioning) — Injured

Portland Trail Blazers News

Blazers will start Brandon Williams, Josh Hart, CJ Elleby, Trendon Watford, and Drew Eubanks on Monday.

  • Josh Hart (rest) — Not on injury report

  • Greg Brown (illness) — Available

  • Elijah Hughes (illness) — Available

  • Anfernee Simons (quad) — Out

  • Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) — Out

  • Justise Winslow (Achilles) — Out

  • Nassir Little (shoulder) — Injured

  • Joe Ingles (knee) — Injured

  • Didi Louzada (knee) — Injured

  • Damian Lillard (abdominal) — Injured

  • Jusuf Nurkic (foot) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves will start Patrick Beverley, Malik Beasley, Jaden McDaniels, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Karl-Anthony Towns on Monday.

  • Anthony Edwards (knee) — Out

  • D'Angelo Russell (hamstring) — Out

  • Patrick Beverley (ankle) — Available

  • Taurean Prince (back) — Available

  • Naz Reid (hamstring) — Available

Utah Jazz News

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

  • Mike Conley (injury maintenance) — In

  • Rudy Gobert (calf) — Available

Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Spencer Dinwiddie, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Monday.

  • Luka Doncic (toe) — Available

  • Jalen Brunson (foot) — Out

  • Maxi Kleber (ankle) — Available

  • Frank Ntilikina (illness) — Out

  • Marquese Chriss (knee) — Out

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Los Angeles Lakers News

Lakers will start Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk, Austin Reaves, Talen Horton-Tucker, and Dwight Howard on Monday.

  • LeBron James (knee) — Out

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (ankle) — Available

  • Anthony Davis (foot) — Injured

  • Kendrick Nunn (knee) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Dejounte Murray, Josh Richardson, Keldon Johnson, Doug McDermott, and Jakob Poeltl on Monday.

  • Dejounte Murray (calf) — Available

  • Devin Vassell (illness) — Out

  • Keita Bates-Diop (back) — Out

  • Lonnie Walker (illness) — Out

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Jordan Poole, Damion Lee, Moses Moody, Juan Toscano-Anderson, and Kevon Looney on Monday.

  • Otto Porter (illness) — Out

  • Juan Toscano-Anderson (illness) — In

  • Stephen Curry (hand) — Out

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Out

  • Andrew Wiggins (foot) — Out

  • Gary Payton II (knee) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (back) — Out

  • Draymond Green (calf, back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Will Barton (ankle) — Out

  • Zeke Nnaji (knee) — Available

  • Jamal Murray (knee) — Injured

  • Vlatko Cancar (foot) — Injured

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

New York Knicks News

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

  • Nerlens Noel (foot) — Out

  • Obi Toppin (hamstring) — Out

  • Taj Gibson (illness) — Questionable

  • Kemba Walker (shut down) — Out

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

  • Quentin Grimes (knee) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start De'Aaron Fox, Justin Holiday, Harrison Barnes, Trey Lyles, and Domantas Sabonis on Monday.

  • Jeremy Lamb (hip) — Out

  • Maurice Harkless (ankle) — Out

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Lu Dort remains listed out for 3/8. Kenrich Williams remains listed out for 3/8. Ty Jerome remains listed out for 3/8. Mike Muscala remains listed out for 3/8. Xavier Tillman (personal) not on injury report for 3/8. Derrick Favors (back) listed out for 3/8. Isaiah Roby (back) listed questionable for 3/8. Wesley Matthews (hamstring) not listed on injury report for 3/8. Grayson Allen (hip) listed out for 3/8. Robert Covington (personal) ruled out for 3/8. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 3/8. Lance Stephenson (ankle) listed questionable for 3/8. Chris Duarte (toe) listed questionable for 3/8. Rajon Rondo (toe) listed questionable for 3/8. Caris LeVert (foot) listed out for 3/8. James Bouknight (neck) ruled out for 3/8. Jalen McDaniels (ankle) questionable for 3/8. Cam Johnson (quad) ruled out for 3/8. Devin Booker (health protocols) remains out for 3/8. Cam Thomas (back) listed questionable for 3/8. LaMarcus Aldridge (hip) listed out for 3/8. Wendell Carter Jr. (illness) not listed on injury report for 3/8. Jalen Suggs (ankle) listed questionable for 3/8.