NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 5/7

May 7th 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

  • Marcus Smart (thigh) — In

Recent NBA News

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Boston Celtics News

Celtics will start Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, and Robert Williams on Saturday.

  • Marcus Smart (thigh) — In

  • Sam Hauser (shoulder) — Out

Milwaukee Bucks News

Bucks will start Jrue Holiday, Grayson Allen, Wesley Matthews, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Brook Lopez on Saturday.

  • George Hill (abdominal) — Available

  • Khris Middleton (knee) — Injured

Memphis Grizzlies News

Grisslies will start Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Ziaire Williams, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Xavier Tillman on Saturday.

  • Dillon Brooks — Suspended

  • Steven Adams (health protocols) — Active

  • Killian Tillie (back) — Out

  • Santi Aldama (knee) — Out

Golden State Warriors News

Warriors will start Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Jonathan Kuminga, and Draymond Green on Saturday.

  • Draymond Green (eye) — Not on injury report

  • Gary Payton II (elbow) — Injured

  • Andre Iguodala (neck) — Injured

  • James Wiseman (knee) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Tyler Herro (ankle) listed questionable for 5/8. Kyle Lowry (hamstring) listed questionable for 5/8. PJ Tucker (calf) listed questionable for 5/8. Max Strus (hamstring) listed questionable for 5/8. Caleb Martin (ankle) listed questionable for 5/8. Gabe Vincent (knee) listed questionable for 5/8. Dewayne Dedmon (illness) listed questionable for 5/8. Torrey Craig (elbow) listed doubtful for 5/8. Joel Embiid (orbital, thumb) listed questionable for 5/8.