NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/20

Apr 20th 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

  • Scottie Barnes (ankle) — Out

  • Gary Trent Jr. (illness) — In

  • Bobby Portis (calf) — In

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 Wednesday.

  • 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 Wednesday.

  • Robert Williams (knee) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers News

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

  • Matisse Thybulle (ineligible) — Out

  • Charles Bassey (shoulder) — Out

Toronto Raptors News

Raptors will start Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr., OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam, and Khem Birch on Wednesday.

  • Scottie Barnes (ankle) — Out

  • Gary Trent Jr. (illness) — In

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • 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 Wednesday.

  • Bobby Portis (calf) — In

  • Jordan Nwora (back) — Available

  • George Hill (abdominal) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Trent Forrest (foot) ruled out for 4/21. Killian Tillie (back) ruled out for 4/21. Santi Aldama (knee) ruled out for 4/21. Luka Doncic (calf) questionable for 4/21. Andre Iguodala (neck) probable for 4/21.