NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/16

Apr 16th 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

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — In

Recent NBA News

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Utah Jazz News

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

  • Trent Forrest (foot) — Injured

  • Udoka Azubuike (foot) — Injured

Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Jalen Brunson, Spencer Dinwiddie, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Saturday.

  • Luka Doncic (calf) — Out

  • Frank Ntilikina (illness) — Out

  • Maxi Kleber (ankle) — Available

  • Sterling Brown (illness) — Available

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Minnesota Timberwolves News

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

  • Taurean Prince (knee) — Available

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Saturday.

  • Tyrell Terry (foot) — Available

  • Killian Tillie (back) — Out

Toronto Raptors News

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

  • Fred VanVleet (knee) — In

Philadelphia 76ers News

Sixers will start James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, Danny Green, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid on Saturday.

  • Georges Niang (knee) — Available

Denver Nuggets News

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

  • Facundo Campazzo (suspension) — Out

  • Michael Porter Jr. (back) — Injured

  • Jamal Murray (ACL) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

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

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — In

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Landry Shamet (foot) questionable for Game 1 on 4/17. Lou Williams (back) ruled out for Game 1 on 4/17. John Collins (finger, foot) will attempt to play Game 1 on 4/17. Jordan Nwora (back) listed probable for Game 1 on 4/17. George Hill (abdominal) listed questionable Game 1 on 4/17. Coby White (toe) not listed on injury report for Game 1 on 4/17. Alex Caruso (back) not listed on injury report for Game 1 on 4/17. Clint Capela (knee) expected to miss at least a week. Markieff Morris (hip) questionable for Game 1 on 4/17. Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) questionable for Game 1 on 4/17. Gabe Vincent (toe) probable for Game 1 on 4/17. Bam Adebayo (health protocols) not on injury report for Game 1 on 4/17. Grayson Allen (hip) available to play Game 1 on 4/17.