NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/22

Apr 22nd 2022

Justin Phan

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

  • Bam Adebayo (quad) — In

  • PJ Tucker (calf) — In

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Available

  • Caleb Martin (ankle) — Available

Recent NBA News

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Miami Heat News

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

  • Bam Adebayo (quad) — In

  • PJ Tucker (calf) — In

  • Gabe Vincent (toe) — Available

  • Caleb Martin (ankle) — Available

  • Markieff Morris (hip) — Available

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, Danilo Gallinari, and John Collins on Friday.

  • Lou Williams (back) — Out

  • Clint Capela (knee) — Injured

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Wesley Matthews, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bobby Portis, and Brook Lopez on Friday.

  • Bobby Portis (eye) — In

  • Khris Middleton (knee) — Injured

  • George Hill (abdominal) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Matt Thomas (leg) — Out

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Chris Paul, Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder, and Deandre Ayton on Friday.

  • Devin Booker (hamstring) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

New Orleans Pelicans News

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

  • Brandon Ingram (ankle) — Not on injury report

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Luka Doncic (calf) questionable for 4/23. Frank Ntilikina (illness) questionable for 4/23. Dillon Brooks (foot) questionable for 4/23. Killian Tillie (back) ruled out for 4/23. Santi Aldama (knee) ruled out for 4/23. Blake Griffin (ankle) questionable for 4/23. Ben Simmons (back) remains out for 4/23. Robert Williams (knee) listed questionable for 4/23. Joel Embiid (thumb) expects to play 4/23. Matisse Thybulle (ineligible) remains listed out for 4/23. Scottie Barnes (ankle) doubtful for 4/23.