NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 4/9

Apr 9th 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

  • Ja Morant (knee) — In

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Jordan Poole (hand) — In

  • Malcolm Brogdon (back) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

Recent NBA News

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Indiana Pacers News

Pacers will start TJ McConnell, Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Oshae Brissett, and Isaiah Jackson on Saturday.

  • Malcolm Brogdon (back) — Out

  • Goga Bitadze (foot) — Out

  • Jalen Smith (groin) — Out

  • Ricky Rubio (knee) — Injured

  • TJ Warren (foot) — Injured

  • Myles Turner (foot) — Injured

  • Chris Duarte (toe) — Injured

Philadelphia 76ers News

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

  • Matisse Thybulle — Not on injury report

  • Georges Niang (knee) — Out

New Orleans Pelicans News

Pelicans will start CJ McCollum, Devonte' Graham, Herb Jones, Jaxson Hayes, and Jonas Valanciunas on Saturday.

  • Brandon Ingram (hamstring) — Out

  • Zion Williamson (foot) — Injured

  • Kira Lewis (knee) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grizzlies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Dillon Brooks, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Steven Adams on Saturday.

  • Ja Morant (knee) — In

  • Santi Aldama (illness) — Out

  • Jarrett Culver (knee) — Out

  • Killian Tillie (knee) — Out

  • Tyrell Terry (foot) — Out

Golden State Warriors News

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

  • Jordan Poole (hand) — In

  • Klay Thompson (injury management) — Out

  • Stephen Curry (foot) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

San Antonio Spurs News

Spurs will start Tre Jones, Josh Primo, Josh Richardson, Keita Bates-Diop, and Zach Collins on Saturday.

  • Romeo Langford (hamstring) — Available

  • Lonnie Walker (back) — Not on injury report

  • Jock Landale (foot) — Not on injury report

  • Jakob Poeltl (back) — Out

  • Devin Vassell (Achilles) — Out

  • Keldon Johnson (knee) — Out

  • Dejounte Murray (conditioning) — Out

  • Doug McDermott (ankle) — Injured

Sacramento Kings News

Kings will start Davion Mitchell, Justin Holiday, Harrison Barnes, Trey Lyles, and Damian Jones on Saturday.

  • Alex Len (back) — Out

  • De'Aaron Fox (hand) — Out

  • Richaun Holmes (personal) — Out

  • Terence Davis (wrist) — Injured

  • Domantas Sabonis (knee) — Injured

Los Angeles Clippers News

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

  • Luke Kennard (hamstring) — Available

  • Kawhi Leonard (ACL) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Marcus Morris (rest) ruled out for 4/10. Norman Powell (rest) ruled out for 4/10. Paul George (rest) ruled out for 4/10. Justise Winslow (calf) remains out for 4/10. Greg Brown (ankle) probable for 4/10. CJ Elleby (illness) questionable for 4/10. Keljin Blevins (illness) questionable for 4/10. Drew Eubanks (wrist) questionable for 4/10. Kris Dunn (ankle) ruled out for 4/10. Cam Payne (knee) ruled out for 4/10. Tre Mann (hamstring) listed out for 4/10. Will Barton (knee) listed questionable for 4/10. Nikola Jokic (wrist) listed questionable for 4/10. Aaron Gordon (hamstring) listed questionable for 4/10. Monte Morris (elbow) listed questionable for 4/10. Luka Doncic available to play 4/10. Jalen Green (illness) questionable for 4/10. Lou Williams (back) doubtful for 4/10. Bogdan Bogdanovic (knee) probable for 4/10. Karl-Anthony Towns (rest) ruled out for 4/10. Patrick Beverley (ankle) questionable for 4/10. Al Horford (back) not on injury report for 4/10. Jayson Tatum (knee) not on injury report for 4/10. Luca Vildoza (coach's decision) listed out for 4/10. George Hill (abdominal) listed out for 4/10. Grayson Allen (hip) listed out for 4/10. Bobby Portis (shoulder) listed doubtful for 4/10. Brook Lopez (injury maintenance) listed doubtful for 4/10. Khris Middleton (wrist) listed doubtful for 4/10. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) listed doubtful for 4/10. Dewayne Dedmon (ankle) questionable for 4/10. Markieff Morris (hip) questionable for 4/10. Gabe Vincent (toe) questionable for 4/10. Omer Yurtseven (illness) questionable for 4/10. Haywood Highsmith (hip) questionable for 4/10. Jimmy Butler (NWT) ruled out for 4/10. Gordon Hayward (foot) ruled out for 4/10. Matt Thomas (leg) listed out for 4/10. Cory Joseph (back) listed out for 4/10. Marvin Bagley (hip) listed out for 4/10. Coby White (toe) listed doubtful for 4/10. Jalen Suggs (ankle) listed out for 4/10. Mo Bamba (ankle) listed questionable for 4/10. Wendell Carter Jr. (wrist) listed out for 4/10. Cade Cunningham (hip) listed questionable for 4/10. Alex Caruso (back) listed out for 4/10. Zach LaVine (rest) listed out for 4/10. DeMar DeRozan (rest) listed out for 4/10. Nikola Vucevic (rest) listed out for 4/10. Frank Ntilikina (illness) questionable for 4/10. Marquese Chriss (illness) questionable for 4/10. Maxi Kleber (ankle) ruled out for 4/10. Goran Dragic (health protocols) remains out for 4/10. Seth Curry (ankle) probable for 4/10. Jarrett Allen (finger) remains listed out for 4/10. Vlatko Cancar (foot) on track to be available to play 4/10. Zeke Nnaji (knee) on track to be available to play 4/10. Carmelo Anthony (illness) ruled out for 4/10. Russell Westbrook (shoulder) ruled out for 4/10. Anthony Davis (foot) ruled out for 4/10. D'Angelo Russell (illness) questionable for 4/10. OG Anunoby (quad) questionable for 4/10. Nerlens Noel (foot) remains listed out for 4/10. Miles McBride (knee) listed questionable for 4/10. Quentin Grimes (knee) listed questionable for 4/10. Mitchell Robinson (illness) listed questionable for 4/10. Otto Porter (injury management) ruled out for 4/10. Andre Iguodala (injury management) ruled out for 4/10. Franz Wagner (ankle) ruled out for 4/10. Cole Anthony (toe) ruled out for 4/10.