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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (Feb. 11): Cole Anthony Questionable, John Wall Likely to Play Thursday

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Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images. Pictured: Cole Anthony #50 of the Orlando Magic.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Thursday’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.

Thursday’s NBA Injury News

With just five games on Thursday’s NBA schedule, there isn’t much injury news to report as far as key players are concerned.

Goran Dragic, who has missed the Miami Heat’s previous two games, remains out for Thursday’s meeting with the Houston Rockets and will not travel with the team at the start of its seven-game road trip. On the other side of that matchup, John Wall has been listed as probable with an ankle injury. The Rockets are not playing in a back-to-back, so Wall, Victor Oladipo, and Eric Gordon should all be available to suit up together, but Christian Wood will remain sidelined with his ankle injury.

The Orlando Magic have two starters listed as questionable for Thursday’s road matchup with the Golden State Warriors: Cole Anthony and Evan Fournier. Anthony suffered a strained right shoulder on Tuesday, but did not need to undergo an MRI. Fournier missed the Magic’s past two games and 11 games overall this season with back issues.

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

Thursday Projected Starting Lineups

Miami Heat vs. Houston Rockets (7:30 p.m. ET)

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Kendrick Nunn
SG – Jimmy Butler
SF – Duncan Robinson
PF – Kelly Olynyk
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Maurice Harkless (thigh) is questionable, Goran Dragic (ankle) and Chris Silva (hip) are out

Rockets Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: John Wall (ankle) is probable

Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics (7:30 p.m. ET)

Raptors Projected Lineup

PG – Kyle Lowry
SG – Fred VanVleet
SF – OG Anunoby
PF – Pascal Siakam
C – Aron Baynes

Injury news: OG Anunoby (calf) is questionable

Celtics Projected Lineup

PG – Kemba Walker
SG – Jaylen Brown
SF – Jayson Tatum
PF – Daniel Theis
C – Tristan Thompson

Injury news: Nothing new

Indiana Pacers vs. Detroit Pistons (8 p.m. ET)

Pacers Projected Lineup

PG – Malcolm Brogdon
SG – Jeremy Lamb
SF – Justin Holiday
PF – Domantas Sabonis
C – Myles Turner

Injury news: Nothing new

Pistons Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Nothing new

Orlando Magic vs. Golden State Warriors (10 p.m. ET)

Magic Projected Lineup

PG – Cole Anthony
SG – Evan Fournier
SF – James Ennis
PF – Gary Clark
C – Nikola Jokic

Injury news: Evan Fournier (back), Cole Anthony (shoulder), and Al-Farouq Aminu (knee) are questionable

Warriors Projected Lineup

PG – Stephen Curry
SG – Kelly Oubre
SF – Andrew Wiggins
PF – Juan Toscano-Anderson
C – Draymond Green

Injury news: Nothing new

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10 p.m. ET)

76ers Projected Lineup

PG – Ben Simmons
SG – Seth Curry
SF – Danny Green
PF – Tobias Harris
C – Joel Embiid

Injury news: Shake Milton (ankle) is doubtful

Trail Blazers Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Nassir Little (knee) is questionable

Phan’s Bet to Watch

As of 10 a.m. ET, Justin Phan sees betting value on the spread of Thursday game: 76ers vs. Trail Blazers. To get instant alerts when he sees an edge and his analysis on those picks, sign up for Action Labs.

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