NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 11/21

Every day, this column will provide live updates of all the NBA news. Enjoy accurate injury alerts and squad confirmations. The The main news to watch The section will highlight notable injuries to watch for the current NBA roster.

Key nba news to watch

  • Giannis Antikonmo (calf) – in

  • Paul George (knee) – out

  • Zion Williamson (feet) – in

  • Bam Adebayo (knee) – available

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (feet) – out

  • Andrew Wiggins (feet) – out

  • Tyler Hero (ankle) – out

  • Clay Thompson (injury management) – out

  • DeAndre Hunter (disease) – out

  • Caris Levert (ankle) – out

  • Kevon Looney (hands over

  • cam redish (thigh) – out

  • Kevin Love (thumb) – in

  • Gabe Vincent (knee) – out

  • Andrew Nimbard (knee) – out

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Atlanta Hawks News

Confirmed lineup: Trae Young, DeJonte Murray, AJ Griffin, John Collins, Clint Capella

The Falcons score the third most points in paint per game (55.0) in the league. The Cavs allow at least sixth place (45.4).

Cleveland Cavaliers News

Confirmed lineup: Darius Garland, Donovan Mitchell, Lamar Stevens, Evan Mobley, Garrett Allen

  • Kevin Love (thumb) – in

  • Dean Wade (knee) – out

  • Caris Levert (ankle) – out

  • Dylan Windler (ankle) – injured

  • Ricky Rubio (ACL) – injured

Cedi Osman and Raul Neto should distribute more to the second unit if LeVert misses extra time. Coach Bickerstaff can make minutes for Mitchell and Garland, too.

Orlando Magic News

Confirmed lineup: Jalen Suggs, Franz Wagner, Choma Okeke, Paul Paul, Mo Bamba

  • Gary Harris (injury management) – not in the injury report

  • Wendell Carter Jr. (feet) – out

  • Paolo Panchero (ankle) – injured

  • Cole Anthony (oblique) – injured

  • Mo Wagner (ankle) – injured

  • Markel Fultz (toe) – wound

  • Jonathan Isaac (ACL) – injured

Paul recorded 26.3% utilization in the two games Carter Jr. held last week. Mo Bamba started both games and played 31.3 minutes while recording a usage of 21.3%.

Indiana Pacers News

Confirmed lineup: Therese Halliburton, Aaron Nesmith, Buddy Held, Jalen Smith, Miles Turner

  • Andrew Nimbard (knee) – out

  • Daniel Theiss (knee) – injured

  • Chris Duarte (ankle) – injured

Opponents hit the third most triples per game (38.0) against the Magic this season, and the Pacers shot 46 of them in Saturday’s first game. Additional catch and shooting appearances helped Haliburton record 14 assists.

Boston Celtics News

Confirmed lineup: Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jason Tatum, Grant Williams, Al Horford

  • Marcus Smart (ankle) – not in the injury report

  • Robert Williams (knee) – injured

  • Daniel Gallinari (ACL) – injured

Chicago Bulls News

Confirmed lineup: Ayo Dosonmu, Zack Lavigne, Demar DeRozan, Patrick Williams, Nikola Vucevic

Portland Trail Blazers News

Confirmed lineup: Anfernee Simmons, Shedon Sharp, Josh Hart, Jeremy Grant, Jusuf Nurkic

  • Keon Johnson (hip) – out

  • Damien Lillard (calf) – injured

  • Gary Payton II (basic) – injured

Simmons led Portland in usage (28.4%) and assist rate (31.3%) in the two games they played without Lillard. Justise Winslow posted a 29.7% assist rate in 23.8 minutes in those two games.

Milwaukee Bucks News

Confirmed lineup: Junior Holiday, Jevon Carter, Grayson Allen, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez

  • Giannis Antikonmo (calf) – in

  • Pat Connaughton (calf) – Not in the injury report

  • Wesley Matthews (hamstrings) – out

  • Chris Middleton (wrist) – injured

  • Joe Engels (ACL) – injured

Miami Heat News

Confirmed lineup: Kyle Lowry, Max Strauss, Caleb Martin, Nikola Jovic, Bam Adebayo

  • Bam Adebayo (knee) – available

  • Dewayne Didmon (feet) – Available

  • Gabe Vincent (knee) – out

  • Duncan Robinson (ankle) – out

  • Odonis Haslem (personal) – out

  • Tyler Hero (ankle) – out

  • Jimmy Butler (knee) – out

  • Victor Oladipo (knee) – injured

  • Omar Yurtseven (ankle) – injured

Adebayo claimed 32.8% utilization and had a 33.3% assist rate on his return on Sunday. Can remain the center of attack if Herro is eliminated.

Minnesota Timberwolves News

Confirmed lineup: D’Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards, Jaden McDaniels, Carl Anthony Townes, Rudy Goubert

Cities report five seasons of low usage and a low career recovery rate. Miami set him averaging 13.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in two games last season and could succeed against him again if Bam Adebayo primarily defends Towns.

Golden State Warriors News

Confirmed lineup: Jordan Paul, Donte DiVincenzo, Anthony Lamb, Jonathan Cuminga, Kevon Looney

  • Andrew Wiggins (feet) – out

  • Kevon Looney (hands over

  • Stephen Curry (elbow) – out

  • Draymond Green (injury management) – out

  • Clay Thompson (injury management) – out

  • Andre Iguodala (injury management) – out

Paul led the team with a utilization rate of 31.8% in the three games Thompson has sat out this season.

New Orleans Pelicans News

Confirmed lineup: CJ McCollum, Herb Jones, Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, Jonas Valanciunas

McCollum and ValanciĆ³n should return to their normal roles with Williamson expected to return. Williamson averaged 27.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in two games against Draymond Green.

New York Knicks News

Confirmed lineup: Galen Bronson, Quentin Grimes, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson

Quentin Grimes started and posted 16.4%, a defensive rebound rate of 13.9%, and an assist rate of 34.8% in 32.2 minutes with Reddish out Sunday.

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Confirmed lineup: Shay Gilgos Alexander, Lou Dort, Josh Geddy, Kenrich Williams, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl

  • Three men (Back) – Available

  • Darius Bazley (ankle) – available

  • Isaiah Joe (knee) – available

  • Eugene Omoroi (G-League) – Available

  • Jaylen Williams (G-League) – out

  • Alexey Bokosevsky (ankle) – out

  • Osman Deng (G-League) – out

  • Chet Holmgren (foot) – wounded

Robinson Earle scored season-highs for points (17) and minutes (31) in the first game against the Knicks. Jedi scored a triple-double in each of his career games against New York.

Utah Jazz News

Confirmed lineup: Colin Sexton, Jordan Clarkson, Laurie Markkanen, Jared Vanderbilt, Kelly Olynyk

  • Black break (G-League) – out

  • Mike Conley (knee) – injured

  • Rudy Jay (hand) – wound

Sexton started and posted a 20.5% usage and 14.3% assist rate in the 31.9 minutes per game Conley missed this season. Vanderbilt led the assist rate (41.2%) as all five starters caught between four and seven assists.

Los Angeles Clippers News

Confirmed lineup: Reggie Jackson, Terence Mann, Kawhi Leonard, Marcus Morris, Ivica Zupak

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