NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 5/8

May 8th 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

  • Joel Embiid (orbital, thumb) — In

  • Kyle Lowry (hamstring) — In

  • Tyler Herro (ankle) — Available

  • PJ Tucker (calf) — In

  • Max Strus (hamstring) — In

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 Sunday.

  • Kyle Lowry (hamstring) — In

  • Tyler Herro (ankle) — Available

  • PJ Tucker (calf) — In

  • Max Strus (hamstring) — In

  • Gabe Vincent (knee) — Available

  • Dewayne Dedmon (illness) — Out

  • Caleb Martin (ankle) — Available

Philadelphia 76ers News

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

  • Joel Embiid (orbital, thumb) — In

  • Isaiah Joe (ankle) — Out

Phoenix Suns News

Suns will start Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, and Deandre Ayton on Sunday.

  • Torrey Craig (elbow) — Out

  • Dario Saric (knee) — Injured

Dallas Mavericks News

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

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) — Injured

Looking Ahead

Ja Morant (knee) unlikely to play 5/9.