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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (April 11): Jamal Murray Ruled Out Sunday

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (April 11): Jamal Murray Ruled Out Sunday article feature image

Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Jamal Murray #27 of the Denver Nuggets.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Sunday’s NBA slate, along with notable injury news for each squad. For Monday night’s injury report, click here.

NBA Injury News

2 p.m. ET Update: Jamal Murray has been ruled out Sunday due to a sore knee and will sit for the fourth game in a row. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have been cleared to play.

OG Anunoby will sit Sunday due to rest and Fred VanVleet will miss his fourth straight game due to a strained hip. Kyle Lowry as listed as questionable after missing seven of the past eight games with a foot ailment.

12 p.m. ET Update: Trae Young and Danilo Gallinari have been ruled out Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets. The Hawks will also be without John Collins, De’Andre Hunter, Cam Reddish and Tony Snell, leaving the team with 10 available players.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed doubtful prior to the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Orlando Magic Sunday as he continues to nurse a sore knee. Brook Lopez, Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton, and Donte DiVincenzo — all of whom missed Friday’s game with various injuries — are listed as probable Sunday.

The Los Angeles Clippers will be without Kawhi Leonard, who is getting a rest day, but Paul George will return to the lineup after resting the last game.

The Boston Celtics have listed Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets. This would obviously be a tough blow to the Celtics if both had to miss time as the team remains without Evan Fournier due to health protocols.

Jamal Murray is listed questionable in advance of Sunday’s contest as he continues to deal with a sore knee. He’s missed the past three games with the injury and it’s been Facu Campazzo who’s started the last two in his place.

The Atlanta Hawks have listed two players questionable for Sunday: Young with a calf contusion and Danilo Gallinari with a foot injury.

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

Projected Starting Lineups

Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets (1 p.m. ET)

Hawks Projected Lineup

PG – Brandon Goodwin
SG – Bogdan Bogdanovic
SF – Kevin Huerter
PF – Solomon Hill
C – Clint Capela

Injury news: Danilo Gallinari (Foot), Trae Young (Calf) and Tony Snell (ankle) are out

Hornets Projected Lineup

PG – Devonte’ Graham
SG – Terry Rozier
SF – Jalen McDaniels
PF – Miles Bridges
C – PJ Washington

Injury news: Nothing new

Boston Celtics vs. Denver Nuggets (3 p.m. ET)

Celtics Projected Lineup

PG – Kemba Walker
SG – Marcus Smart
SF – Jaylen Brown
PF – Jayson Tatum
C – Robert Williams

Injury news: Jaylen Brown (Knee) and Jayson Tatum (Illness) are active; Evan Fournier (COVID Protocols) is out

Nuggets Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Jamal Murray (Knee) is out

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic (7 p.m. ET)

Bucks Projected Lineup

PG – Jrue Holiday
SG – Donte DiVincenzo
SF – Khris Middleton
PF – Bobby Portis
C – Brook Lopez

Injury news: Brook Lopez (Back), Jrue Holiday (Knee), Khris Middleton (Knee) and Donte DiVincenzo (Hip) are probable; Giannis Antetokounmpo (Knee) is doubtful; PJ Tucker (Calf) is out

Magic Projected Lineup

PG – Michael Carter-Williams
SG – Dwayne Bacon
SF – James Ennis
PF – Chuma Okeke
C – Wendell Carter Jr.

Injury news: Chuma Okeke (Hip) and Mo Bamba (Hip) are questionable

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (7 p.m. ET)

Pelicans Projected Lineup

PG – Eric Bledsoe
SG – Naji Marshall
SF – Brandon Ingram
PF – Zion Williamson
C – Steven Adams

Injury news: Lonzo Ball (Hip), Josh Hart (Thumb) and Nickeil Alexander-Walker (Ankle) are out

Cavaliers Projected Lineup

PG – Darius Garland
SG – Collin Sexton
SF – Isaac Okoro
PF – Dean Wade
C – Kevin Love

Injury news: Darius Garland (Ankle) is questionable, Larry Nance Jr. (Illness), Jarrett Allen (Concussion) and Dylan Windler (Knee) are doubtful

Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks (8 p.m. ET)

Raptors Projected Lineup

PG – Kyle Lowry
SG – Gary Trent Jr.
SF – OG Anunoby
PF – Pascal Siakam
C – Chris Boucher

Injury news: Kyle Lowry (Foot) is questionable; Fred VanVleet (Hip) and OG Anunoby (rest) are out

Knicks Projected Lineup

PG – Elfrid Payton
SG – RJ Barrett
SF – Reggie Bullock
PF – Julius Randle
C – Nerlens Noel

Injury news: Nothing new

Indiana Pacers vs. Memphis Grizzlies (8 p.m. ET)

Pacers Projected Lineup

PG – Malcolm Brogdon
SG – Edmond Sumner
SF – Caris LeVert
PF – Justin Holiday
C – Domantas Sabonis

Injury news: Myles Turner (Ankle) is out

Grizzlies Projected Lineup

PG – Ja Morant
SG – Grayson Allen
SF – Dillon Brooks
PF – Kyle Anderson
C – Jonas Valanciunas

Injury news: Justise Winslow (Thigh) and De’Anthony Melton (leg) are out

Chicago Bulls vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (8 p.m. ET)

Bulls Projected Lineup

PG – Tomas Satoransky
SG – Zach LaVine
SF – Patrick Williams
PF – Thaddeus Young
C – Nikola Vucevic

Injury news: Garrett Temple (Hamstring) is doubtful

Timberwolves Projected Lineup

PG – Ricky Rubio
SG – Anthony Edwards
SF – Josh Okogie
PF – Jaden McDaniels
C – Karl-Anthony Towns

Injury news: Jaylen Nowell (Tibia) is questionable; Malik Beasley (Hamstring) is out

San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks (8 p.m. ET)

Spurs Projected Lineup

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Derrick White
SF – DeMar DeRozan
PF – Keldon Johnson
C – Jakob Poeltl

Injury news: Gorgui Dieng (Shoulder) is out

Mavericks Projected Lineup

PG – Luka Doncic
SG – Josh Richardson
SF – Dorian Finney-Smith
PF – Maxi Kleber
C – Kristaps Porzingis

Injury news: Willie Cauley-Stein (COVID Protocols) is probable; Maxi Kleber (Leg) is questionable; Tyrell Terry (Personal) is out

Miami Heat vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10 p.m. ET)

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Goran Dragic
SG – Jimmy Butler
SF – Duncan Robinson
PF – Trevor Ariza
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Tyler Herro (Foot) is questionable; Gabe Vincent (Knee) is probable; KZ Okpala (COVID Protocols) and Victor Oladipo (knee) 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

Detroit Pistons vs. Los Angeles Clippers (10 p.m. ET)

Pistons Projected Lineup

PG – Dennis Smith Jr.
SG – Cory Joseph
SF – Josh Jackson
PF – Saddiq Bey
C – Mason Plumlee

Injury news: Jerami Grant (Knee) is questionable; Rodney McGruder (Elbow) is doubtful; Kawhi Leonard (rest) is out

Clippers Projected Lineup

PG – Reggie Jackson
SG – Luke Kennard
SF – Paul George
PF – Marcus Morris
C – Ivica Zubac

Injury news: Rajon Rondo (Adductor) is questionable; Patrick Beverley (Hand) is out

Phan’s Bet to Watch

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