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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (November 6): Donovan Mitchell, Anthony Davis Questionable Saturday

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (November 6): Donovan Mitchell, Anthony Davis Questionable Saturday article feature image

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz.

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 injury updates, check out our FantasyLabs NBA news page

NBA Injury News

Write a brief summary here of the top injury news of the day starting with the most important players.

Anthony Davis is questionable for Saturday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a thumb injury. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel told reporters it was a sprained thumb but didn't offer many more specifics on Davis' status.

Kristaps Porzingis questionable for Saturday ahead of a game agains the Boston Celtics. He practiced Friday as he continues to deal a tight lower back that kept him sidelined for the past five games. On the other side of that matchup, Jaylen Brown has been ruled out  with right hamstring tightness.

Utah Jazz starters Donovan Mitchell and Royce O'Neale are questionable ahead of a game against the Miami Heat with an ankle injuries. Mitchell, who injured this same right ankle last postseason sat out on Thursday.

Kyle Lowry is listed questionable for tonight's game with an ankle injury. He played 28 minutes Thursday before going down with the injury and didn't return to the game.

Danny Green is on a long list of Sixers starters on the injury report Saturday. Green is questionable with a hamstring injury, Furkan Korkmaz is nursing a wrist injury and Matisse Thybulle and Tobias Harris are out due to health and safety protocols.

Projected Starting Lineups

Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets (5 p.m. ET)

Rockets Projected Lineup

PG – Kevin Porter Jr.
SG – Jalen Green
SF – Jae'Sean Tate
PF – Christian Wood
C – Daniel Theis

Injury news: Daniel Theis (Toe) is questionable; Danuel House (Foot) is out

Nuggets Projected Lineup

PG – Monte Morris
SG – Will Barton
SF – Michael Porter Jr.
PF – Aaron Gordon
C – Nikola Jokic

Injury news: Nothing new

Utah Jazz vs. Miami Heat (7:30 p.m. ET)

Jazz Projected Lineup

PG – Mike Conley
SG – Donovan Mitchell
SF – Bojan Bogdanovic
PF – Royce O'Neale
C – Rudy Gobert

Injury news: Royce O'Neale (Ankle) and Donovan Mitchell (Ankle) are questionable

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Kyle Lowry
SG – Duncan Robinson
SF – Jimmy Butler
PF – PJ Tucker
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Kyle Lowry (Ankle) is questionable; KZ Okpala (Wrist) and Max Strus (Knee) are out

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls (8 p.m. ET)

76ers Projected Lineup

PG – Tyrese Maxey
SG – Seth Curry
SF – Danny Green
PF – Georges Niang
C – Joel Embiid

Injury news: Danny Green (Hamstring) and Furkan Korkmaz (Wrist) are questionable; Tobias Harris (COVID Protocols), Matisse Thybulle (COVID Protocols) and Ben Simmons (Personal) are out

Bulls Projected Lineup

PG – Lonzo Ball
SG – Zach LaVine
SF – DeMar DeRozan
PF – Javonte Green
C – Nikola Vucevic

Injury news: Nothing new

Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks (8:30 p.m. ET)

Celtics Projected Lineup

PG – Dennis Schroder
SG – Marcus Smart
SF – Jayson Tatum
PF – Al Horford
C – Robert Williams

Injury news: Josh Richardson (Foot) is questionable; Jaylen Brown (Hamstring) is out

Mavericks Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Kristaps Porzingis (Back) is questionable; Maxi Kleber (Oblique) is out

Atlanta Hawks vs. Phoenix Suns (10 p.m. ET)

Hawks Projected Lineup

PG – Trae Young
SG – Bogdan Bogdanovic
SF – De'Andre Hunter
PF – John Collins
C – Clint Capela

Injury news: Bogdan Bogdanovic (Ankle) is probable; John Collins (Foot) is questionable

Suns Projected Lineup

PG – Chris Paul
SG – Devin Booker
SF – Mikal Bridges
PF – Jae Crowder
C – Deandre Ayton

Injury news: Cameron Payne (Hamstring) is questionable

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10:30 p.m. ET)

Lakers Projected Lineup

PG – Russell Westbrook
SG – Avery Bradley
SF – Kent Bazemore
PF – Anthony Davis
C – Deandre Jordan

Injury news: Wayne Ellington (Hamstring) and Dwight Howard (Neck) are probable; Anthony Davis (Thumb) is questionable; LeBron James (Abdominal), Kendrick Nunn (Knee) and Talen Horton-Tucker (Thumb) are out

Trail Blazers Projected Lineup

PG – Damian Lillard
SG – CJ McCollum
SF – Norman Powell
PF – Robert Covington
C – Jusuf Nurkic

Injury news: Nothing new

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