NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/6

Apr 6th 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

  • Zach LaVine (knee) — In

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Available

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Available

  • Al Horford (back) — Available

  • Donovan Mitchell (rest) — Out

  • Mike Conley (injury maintenance) — Out

  • Devin Booker (back) — Out

  • Chris Paul (injury management) — Out

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — Out

  • Mitchell Robinson (illness) — Out

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — Available

  • Danilo Gallinari (knee) — Available

  • Norman Powell (foot) — In

Recent NBA News

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Dallas Mavericks News

Mavs will start Luka Doncic, Jalen Brunson, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, and Dwight Powell on Wednesday.

  • Maxi Kleber (ankle) — Out

  • Sterling Brown (personal) — Out

  • Trey Burke (health protocols) — Available

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Detroit Pistons News

Pistons will start Cade Cunningham, Killian Hayes, Isaiah Livers, Saddiq Bey, and Isaiah Stewart on Wednesday.

  • Cade Cunningham (hip) — Available

  • Marvin Bagley (hip) — Out

  • Kelly Olynynk (rest) — Out

  • Cory Joseph (back) — Out

  • Rodney McGruder (hip) — Out

  • Jerami Grant (calf) — Injured

  • Hamidou Diallo (finger) — Injured

Brooklyn Nets News

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

  • Seth Curry (ankle) — Available

  • James Johnson (illness) — Out

  • Goran Dragic (health protocols) — Out

  • Joe Harris (ankle) — Injured

  • Ben Simmons (back) — Injured

New York Knicks News

Knicks will start Alec Burks, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Obi Toppin, and Jericho Sims on Wednesday.

  • Quentin Grimes (knee) — Out

  • Miles McBride (knee) — Available

  • Mitchell Robinson (illness) — Out

  • Nerlens Noel (foot) — Out

  • Julius Randle (quad) — Injured

  • Derrick Rose (ankle) — Injured

  • Cam Reddish (shoulder) — Injured

  • Kemba Walker — Out

Washington Wizards News

Wizards will start Tomas Satoransky, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Corey Kispert, Rui Hachimura, and Kristaps Porzingis on Wednesday.

  • Kyle Kuzma (knee) — Out

  • Bradley Beal (wrist) — Injured

Atlanta Hawks News

Hawks will start Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, De'Andre Hunter, Danilo Gallinari, and Clint Capela on Wednesday.

  • Danilo Gallinari (knee) — Available

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) — Available

  • Lou Williams (back) — Out

  • John Collins (finger, foot) — Injured

Boston Celtics News

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

  • Jayson Tatum (knee) — Available

  • Jaylen Brown (knee) — Available

  • Al Horford (back) — Available

  • Robert Williams (knee) — Injured

Chicago Bulls News

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

  • Zach LaVine (knee) — In

  • Javonte Green (quad) — Available

  • Derrick Jones Jr. (knee) — Available

  • Alex Caruso (back) — Out

  • Lonzo Ball (knee) — Injured

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Thunder will start Zavier Simpson, Vit Krejci, Georgios Kalaitzakis, Jaylen Hoard, and Isaiah Roby on Wednesday.

  • Tre Mann (hamstring) — Out

  • Lu Dort (shoulder) — Injured

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) — Injured

  • Josh Giddey (hip) — Injured

  • Ty Jerome (sports hernia) — Injured

  • Darius Bazley (leg) — Injured

  • Kenrich Williams (knee) — Injured

  • Derrick Favors (back) — Injured

  • Mike Muscala (ankle) — Injured

Utah Jazz News

Jazz will start Trent Forrest, Danuel House, Bojan Bogdanovic, Juancho Hernangomez, and Rudy Gobert on Wednesday.

  • Royce O'Neale (thumb) — Out

  • Donovan Mitchell (rest) — Out

  • Mike Conley (injury maintenance) — Out

  • Trent Forrest (concussion) — Available

  • Udoka Azubuike (foot) — Injured

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Cam Payne, Landry Shamet, Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, and JaVale McGee on Wednesday.

  • Devin Booker (back) — Out

  • Chris Paul (injury management) — Out

  • Deandre Ayton (ankle) — Out

  • Jae Crowder (ankle) — Out

  • Frank Kaminsky (knee) — Injured

  • Dario Saric (ACL) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

Clippers will start Reggie Jackson, Paul George, Marcus Morris, Nicolas Batum, and Ivica Zubac on Wednesday.

  • Norman Powell (foot) — In

  • Luke Kennard (hamstring) — Out

  • Brandon Boston Jr. (illness) — Available

  • Kawhi Leonard (ACL) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Killian Tillie (knee) ruled out for 4/7. Tyrell Terry (foot) ruled out for 4/7. Grayson Allen (hip) listed doubtful for 4/7. Dillon Brooks (hip) questionable for 4/7. Russell Westbrook (shoulder) questionable for 4/7. Anthony Davis (foot) questionable for 4/7. LeBron James (ankle) questionable for 4/7. Malik Beasley (ankle) probable for 4/7. Jaden McDaniels (ankle) questionable for 4/7. Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 4/7. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) listed probable for 4/7. Justise Winslow (calf) remains out for 4/7. Brandon Williams (quad) questionable for 4/7. Jonas Valanciunas (ankle) questionable for 4/7. Romeo Langford (heel) probable for 4/7. Jock Landale (foot) ruled out for 4/7. Devin Vassell (Achilles) probable for 4/7. Lonnie Walker (back) questionable for 4/7. Dejounte Murray (illness) listed out for 4/7. Zeke Nnaji (knee) listed out for 4/7. Yuta Watanabe (quad) listed questionable for 4/7. Jeff Green (personal) listed questionable for 4/7. OG Anunoby (quad) listed questionable for 4/7. Gordon Hayward (foot) listed doubtful for 4/7. Matisse Thybulle (ineligible) listed out for 4/7. Gary Harris (personal) listed questionable for 4/7. Admiral Schofield (knee) listed questionable for 4/7. Franz Wagner (ankle) listed out for 4/7. Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) listed out for 4/7. Cole Anthony (toe) listed out for 4/7.