NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 3/8

Mar 8th 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

  • Stephen Curry (hand) — Available

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Jalen Suggs (ankle) — Out

  • Andrew Wiggins (foot) — Available

  • Isaiah Roby (back) — In

  • Gary Payton II (knee) — Out

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Available

Recent NBA News

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Brooklyn Nets News

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

  • Cam Thomas (back) — Available

  • LaMarcus Aldridge (hip) — Out

  • Kyrie Irving — Available

  • Ben Simmons (conditioning) — Out

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Charlotte Hornets News

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

  • Jalen McDaniels (ankle) — Available

  • James Bouknight (neck) — Out

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Injured

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Cavs will start Darius Garland, Isaac Okoro, Dean Wade, Lauri Markkanen, and Evan Mobley on Tuesday.

  • Rajon Rondo (toe) — Available

  • Caris LeVert (foot) — Out

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start Tyrese Haliburton, Malcolm Brogdon, Buddy Hield, Oshae Brissett, and Isaiah Jackson on Tuesday.

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Available

  • Lance Stephenson (ankle) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Available

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • TJ McConnell (hand) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • Ricky Rubio (ACL) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Cam Payne, Landry Shamet, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, and Deandre Ayton on Tuesday.

  • Cam Johnson (quad) — Out

  • Devin Booker (health protocols) — Out

  • Chris Paul (thumb) — Injured

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (ACL) — Injured

Orlando Magic News

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

  • Jalen Suggs (ankle) — Out

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (illness) — Not on injury report

  • Markelle Fultz — Available

  • Bol Bol (foot) — Injured

  • Jonathan Isaac (ACL) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start CJ McCollum, Herb Jones, Tony Snell, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Tuesday.

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Larry Nance Jr. (knee) — Injured

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (ACL) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Ziaire Williams, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Tuesday.

  • Xavier Tillman (personal) — Not on injury report

  • Dillon Brooks (ankle) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Jordan Nwora, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Bobby Portis on Tuesday.

  • Wesley Matthews (hamstring) — Not on injury report

  • Grayson Allen (hip) — Out

  • George Hill (neck) – Injured

  • Pat Connaughton (finger) — Injured

  • Brook Lopez (back) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Thunder will start Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Tre Mann, Aaron Wiggins, Darius Bazley, and Isaiah Roby on Tuesday.

  • Isaiah Roby (back) — In

  • Derrick Favors (back) — Out

  • Josh Giddey (hip) — Injured

  • Ty Jerome (hip) — Injured

  • Kenrich Williams (knee) — Injured

  • Lu Dort (shoulder) — Injured

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Terance Mann, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac on Tuesday.

  • Robert Covington (personal) — Out

  • Norman Powell (foot) — Injured

  • Paul George (elbow) — Injured

  • Kawhi Leonard (ACL) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Stephen Curry, Moses Moody, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, and Kevon Looney on Tuesday.

  • Otto Porter (illness) — Out

  • Stephen Curry (hand) — Available

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Available

  • Andrew Wiggins (foot) — Available

  • Gary Payton II (knee) — Out

  • Andre Iguodala (back) — Out

  • Draymond Green (calf, back) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Nikola Vucevic (hamstring) listed questionable for 3/9. Caleb Martin (Achilles) listed questionable for 3/9. Talen Horton-Tucker (ankle) listed probable for 3/9. Malik Monk (calf) listed probable for 3/9. Isaiah Stewart (knee) out at least a week. LeBron James (knee) listed questionable for 3/9. Anthony Edwards (knee) on track to play 3/9. D'Angelo Russell (hamstring) on track to play 3/9. Markelle Fultz (rest) ruled out for 3/9. Fred VanVleet (knee) listed questionable for 3/9. Jalen Brunson (foot) questionable for 3/9. Marquese Chriss (knee) ruled out for 3/9. Frank Ntilikina (illness) ruled out for 3/9. Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 3/9. Anthony Edwards (knee) questionable for 3/9. Taurean Prince (back) questionable for 3/9. D'Angelo Russell (hamstring) questionable for 3/9. Jarred Vanderbilt (quad) questionable for 3/9. Jaylen Nowell (nose) probable for 3/9. Cam Reddish (shoulder) ruled out for 3/9. Mitchell Robinson (illness) questionable for 3/9. Nerlens Noel (foot) ruled out for 3/9. Obi Toppin (hamstring) ruled out for 3/9. Killian Hayes (adductor) listed questionable for 3/9. Hamidou Diallo (illness) not listed on injury report for 3/9. Anfernee Simons (knee) questionable for 3/9. Justise Winslow (Achilles) ruled out for 3/9. Eric Bledsoe (Achilles) ruled out for 3/9. Kevin Huerter (shoulder) probable for 3/9. Lonnie Walker (illness) probable for 3/9. Devin Vassell (illness) probable for 3/9. Will Barton (ankle) questionable for 3/9. Bones Hyland (knee) questionable for 3/9. Zeke Nnaji (knee) probable for 3/9. Christian Wood (illness) questionable for 3/9. Jae'Sean Tate (ankle) questionable for 3/9. Dennis Schroder (ankle) questionable for 3/9. Eric Gordon (hamstring) not on injury report for 3/9. Garrison Mathews (ankle) questionable for 3/9. Richaun Holmes (personal) listed out for 3/9. Jeremy Lamb (hip) listed questionable for 3/9. Maurice Harkless (ankle) listed questionable for 3/9.