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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (Jan. 30): Anthony Davis Questionable vs. Celtics Saturday

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Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Saturday’s NBA slate, along with notable injury news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out our Action Labs NBA lineups page.

Saturday’s NBA Injury News

The Los Angeles Lakers will play their sixth-straight road game in primetime at the TD Garden in Boston, but it’s unclear if Anthony Davis will be in the lineup.

Davis missed the previous game due to a bruised quad, and he and LeBron James (ankle) are presently listed questionable heading into Saturday’s matchup with the Celtics. James has been listed on the injury report for most of the season and has played despite a sore ankle.

The Phoenix Suns will be without Devin Booker for the fourth game in a row who is nursing a hamstring injury. The Suns will also be down Cameron Payne (foot) and Dario Saric (health protocols) on Saturday.

Robert Covington has been upgraded to questionable in advance of Saturday’s game on the road against the Chicago Bulls after missing the past two games with a concussion. The Blazers will not have Derrick Jones Jr. who sprained his foot in their Thursday night loss.

The Miami Heat, who have been dealing with injuries and health protocols all season, are hoping to get Jimmy Butler back in the lineup. With Tyler Herro, Avery Bradley and Andre Iguodala all questionable, and Goran Dragic out, the Heat don’t have much available depth to fall back on in the matchup with the Sacramento Kings.

Be sure to check the Action Labs NBA page for real time updates.

Saturday’s Projected Starting Lineups

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Chicago Bulls (8 p.m. ET)

Trail Blazers Projected Lineup

PG – Damian Lillard
SG – Gary Trent Jr.
SF – Rodney Hood
PF – Robert Covington
C – Enes Kanter

Injury news: Robert Covington (Concussion) is questionable.

Bulls Projected Lineup

PG – Coby White
SG – Zach LaVine
SF – Patrick Williams
PF – Lauri Markkanen
C – Daniel Gafford

Injury news: Nothing new

Milwaukee Bucks at Charlotte Hornets (8 p.m. ET)

Bucks Projected Lineup

PG – Jrue Holiday
SG – Donte DiVincenzo
SF – Khris Middleton
PF – Giannis Antetokounmpo
C – Brook Lopez

Injury news: Nothing new

Hornets Projected Lineup

PG – Devonte’ Graham
SG – Terry Rozier
SF – Gordon Hayward
PF – PJ Washington
C – Cody Zeller

Injury news: Nothing new

Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans (8 p.m. ET)

Rockets Projected Lineup

PG – John Wall
SG – Victor Oladipo
SF – Jae’Sean Tate
PF – PJ Tucker
C – Christian Wood

Injury news: Nothing new

Pelicans Projected Lineup

PG – Lonzo Ball
SG – Eric Bledsoe
SF – Brandon Ingram
PF – Zion Williamson
C – Steven Adams

Injury news: Nothing new

Sacramento Kings at Miami Heat (8 p.m. ET)

Kings Projected Lineup

PG – De’Aaron Fox
SG – Buddy Hield
SF – Harrison Barnes
PF – Marvin Bagley
C – Richaun Holmes

Injury news: Nothing new

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Jimmy Butler
SG – Tyler Herro
SF – Duncan Robinson
PF – Kelly Olynyk
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Jimmy Butler (health protocols), Tyler Herro (neck), Avery Bradley (knee), Andre Iguodala (neck), and Udonis Haslem (personal) are questionable, Goran Dragic (groin), Moe Harkless (thigh), Meyers Leonard (shoulder), and Chris Silva (hip) are out.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics (8:30 p.m. ET)

Lakers Projected Lineup

PG – Dennis Schroder
SG – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
SF – LeBron James
PF – Anthony Davis
C – Marc Gasol

Injury news: Anthony Davis (Quad) is questionable, LeBron James (Ankle) is questionable.

Celtics Projected Lineup

PG – Kemba Walker
SG – Marcus Smart
SF – Jaylen Brown
PF – Jayson Tatum
C – Daniel Theis

Injury news: Nothing new

Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs (8:30 p.m. ET)

Grizzlies Projected Lineup

PG – Ja Morant
SG – Dillon Brooks
SF – Kyle Anderson
PF – Brandon Clarke
C – Xavier Tillman

Injury news: Nothing new

Spurs Projected Lineup

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Lonnie Walker
SF – DeMar DeRozan
PF – Keldon Johnson
C – LaMarcus Aldridge

Injury news: Nothing new

Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks (9 p.m. ET)

Suns Projected Lineup

PG – Chris Paul
SG – Mikal Bridges
SF – Cam Johnson
PF – Jae Crowder
C – Deandre Ayton

Injury news: Devin Booker (hamstring), Cameron Payne (foot), Dario Saric (health protocols), and Damian Jones (health protocols) are out.

Mavericks Projected Lineup

PG – Luka Doncic
SG – Josh Richardson
SF – Tim Hardaway Jr.
PF – Dorian Finney-Smith
C – Kristaps Porzingis

Injury news: Nothing new

Detroit Pistons at Golden State Warriors (10 p.m. ET)

Pistons Projected Lineup

PG – Delon Wright
SG – Wayne Ellington
SF – Jerami Grant
PF – Blake Griffin
C – Mason Plumlee

Injury news: Nothing new

Warriors Projected Lineup

PG – Stephen Curry
SG – Kelly Oubre
SF – Andrew Wiggins
PF – Draymond Green
C – Kevon Looney

Injury news: Nothing new

Phan’s Bet to Watch

As of 9 a.m. ET, Justin Phan isn’t seeing betting value in any Saturday games. To get instant alerts when he sees an edge and his analysis on those picks, sign up for Action Labs.

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