NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/17

Apr 17th 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

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — In

Recent NBA News

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Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, Danilo Gallinari, and Onyeka Okongwu on Sunday.

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — In

  • Lou Williams (back) — Out

  • Clint Capela (knee) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Markieff Morris (hip) — Available

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Available

  • Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) — Available

  • Haywood Highsmith (hip) — Available

  • Bam Adebayo (health protocols) — In

  • PJ Tucker (calf) — In

Brooklyn Nets News

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

  • Ben Simmons (back) — Injured

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

Celtics will start Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, and Daniel Theis on Sunday.

  • Robert Williams (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

Bulls will start Alex Caruso, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Williams, and Nikola Vucevic on Sunday.

  • Coby White (toe) — Not on injury report

  • Alex Caruso (back) — In

  • Matt Thomas (leg) — Out

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

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

  • George Hill (abdominal) — Out

  • Jordan Nwora (back) — Out

  • Grayson Allen (hip) — Available

New Orleans Pelicans News

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

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

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

  • Landry Shamet (foot) — In

  • Cameron Payne (knee) — In

  • Dario Saric (ACL) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Scottie Barnes (ankle) doubtful for 4/18. Thaddeus Young (thumb) doubtful for 4/18. Gary Trent Jr. (illness) doubtful for 4/18. Luka Doncic (calf) doubtful for 4/18.