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NBA Injury News & Projected Starting Lineups: Latest on Clippers, Lakers, More (Saturday, Aug. 8)

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Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Saturday’s five-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the NBA Labs Insiders tool.

Last updated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Saturday, August 8

  • Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic – Seth Curry – Tim Hardaway Jr. – Dorian Finney- Smith – Kristaps Porzingis
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray – Torrey Craig – Michael Porter Jr. – Paul Millsap – Nikola Jokic
  • Indiana Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon – Aaron Holiday – Victor Oladipo – TJ Warren – Myles Turner
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Reggie Jackson – Landry Shamet – Paul George – Marcus Morris – Ivica Zubac
  • Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Danny Green – Anthony Davis – JaVale McGee
  • Miami Heat: Goran Dragic – Duncan Robinson – Jae Crowder – Bam Adebayo – Kelly Olynyk
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe – Wes Matthews – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
  • Phoenix Suns: Ricky Rubio – Devin Booker – Mikal Bridges – Cam Johnson – Deandre Ayton
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard – CJ McCollum – Carmelo Anthony – Zach Collins – Jusuf Nurkic
  • Utah Jazz: Mike Conley – Donovan Mitchell – Joe Ingles – Royce O’Neale – Rudy Gobert

Injury News

  • Dallas Mavericks: Dorian Finney-Smith (hip) and Seth Curry (leg) are questionable.
  • Denver Nuggets: Gary Harris (hip) and Will Barton (knee) remain out. Jamal Murray (hamstring) and Troy Daniels (hip) are questionable.
  • Indiana Pacers: Myles Turner (ankle), TJ Warren (foot) and Doug McDermott (knee) are questionable.
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Patrick Beverley (calf) and Kawhi Leonard (rest) are out.
  • Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James (groin) and Alex Caruso (neck) are questionable. Anthony Davis (ankle), Markieff Morris (hip) and Dwight Howard (knee) are probable.
  • Miami Heat: Jimmy Butler (foot) and Kendrick Nunn (personal) are out. Goran Dragic (ankle) is questionable.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Nothing new.
  • Phoenix Suns: Aron Baynes (knee) is out. Kelly Oubre (knee) is doubtful.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Hassan Whiteside (hip) is doubtful.
  • Utah Jazz: Juwan Morgan (knee) is out.

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