NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/2

Apr 2nd 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

  • Trae Young (groin) — Available

  • Zach LaVine (knee) — In

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Available

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — Out

  • Bruce Brown (illness) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Charlotte Hornets News

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

  • Gordon Hayward (ankle) — Available

Philadelphia 76ers News

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

Cleveland Cavaliers News

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

  • Rajon Rondo (ankle) — Out

  • Evan Mobley (ankle) — Injured

  • Jarrett Allen (finger) — Injured

  • Dean Wade (knee) — Injured

  • Collin Sexton (knee) — Injured

New York Knicks News

Knicks will start Alec Burks, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Obi Toppin, and Mitchell Robinson on Saturday.

  • Miles McBride (knee) — Out

  • Julius Randle (quad) — Injured

  • Quentin Grimes (knee) — Out

  • Nerlens Noel (foot) — Out

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

  • Cam Reddish (shoulder) — Injured

  • Kemba Walker — Out

Brooklyn Nets News

Nets will start Kyrie Irving, Patty Mills, Kessler Edwards, Kevin Durant, and Andre Drummond on Saturday.

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — Out

  • Bruce Brown (illness) — Out

  • Goran Dragic (health protocols) — Out

  • Ben Simmons (back) — Injured

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

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

  • Trae Young (groin) — Available

  • Lou Williams (ankle, back) — Available

  • Jalen Johnson (concussion) — Out

  • Skylar Mays (illness) — Not on injury report

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — Injured

Miami Heat News

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

  • Max Strus (shoulder) — Available

  • Caleb Martin (calf) — Available

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Available

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (knee) — In

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

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

  • Hassan Whiteside (foot) — Available

  • Trent Forrest (concussion) — Out

  • Udoka Azubuike (foot) — Injured

Golden State Warriors News

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

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Nerlens Noel (foot) remains listed out for 4/3. Miles McBride (knee) listed questionable for 4/3. Quentin Grimes (knee) listed questionable for 4/3. Paul George (injury maintenance) not on injury report for 4/3. Marcus Morris (knee) not on injury report for 4/3. Nicolas Batum (ankle) not on injury report for 4/3. Brandon Boston (illness) ruled out for 4/3. Admiral Schofield (knee) listed questionable for 4/3. Tre Mann (hamstring) listed out for 4/3. Aleksej Pokusevski (illness) listed questionable for 4/3. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (foot) listed questionable for 4/3. Jalen Suggs (ankle) listed out for 4/3. Cole Anthony (toe) listed questionable for 4/3. Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) listed out for 4/3. Franz Wagner (ankle) listed questionable for 4/3. Andre Iguodala (injury management) ruled out for 4/3. Jeff Green (personal) not on injury report for 4/3. Zeke Nnaji (knee) ruled out for 4/3. Malik Beasley (ankle) questionable for 4/3. Cade Cunningham (hip) listed questionable for 4/3. Marvin Bagley (hip) listed out for 4/3. Cory Joseph (back) listed doubtful for 4/3. Yuta Watanabe (quad) listed questionable for 4/3. Malachi Flynn (hamstring) listed questionable for 4/3. Brook Lopez (injury maintenance) not listed on injury report for 4/3. Jrue Holiday (ankle) not listed on injury report for 4/3. Khris Middleton (wrist) not listed on injury report for 4/3. Alperen Sengun (leg) not on injury report for 4/3. Goga Bitadze (foot) listed questionable for 4/3. Kyle Kuzma (knee) listed out for 4/3. Malcolm Brogdon (back) listed questionable for 4/3. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) listed probbale for 4/3. Carmelo Anthony (illness) probable for 4/3. Anthony Davis (foot) questionable for 4/3. LeBron James (ankle) questionable for 4/3. Jayson Tatum (knee) probable for 4/3. Jae Crowder (rest) ruled out for 4/3. Deandre Ayton (rest) ruled out for 4/3. Devin Booker (rest) ruled out for 4/3. Justise Winslow (calf) ruled out for 4/3. Romeo Langford (hamstring) not on injury report for 4/3. Josh Primo (hamstring) probable for 4/3. Dejounte Murray (illness) questionable for 4/3. Maxi Kleber (ankle) questionable for 4/3. Kyle Kuzma (knee) unlikely to play 4/3. Sterling Brown remains out for 4/3. Trey Burke remains out for 4/3. Evan Mobley (ankle) unlikely to play 4/3.