NBA Injury News & Projected Starting Lineups: Latest on Jazz, 76ers, More (Friday, Aug. 7)


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Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Friday’s six-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 Friday at 10 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, August 7

  • Boston Celtics: Kemba Walker – Jaylen Brown – Jayson Tatum – Gordon Hayward – Daniel Theis
  • Brooklyn Nets: Tyler Johnson – Caris LeVert – Joe Harris – Lance Thomas – Jarrett Allen
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Ja Morant – Dillon Brooks – Kyle Anderson – Brandon Clarke – Jonas Valanciunas
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Lonzo Ball – Jrue Holiday – Brandon Ingram – Zion Williamson – Derrick Favors
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Chris Paul – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Luguentz Dort – Danilo Gallinari – Steven Adams
  • Orlando Magic: DJ Augustin – Evan Fournier – Wes Iwundu – James Ennis – Nikola Vucevic
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Shake Milton – Josh Richardson – Tobias Harris – Al Horford – Joel Embiid
  • Sacramento Kings: De’Aaron Fox – Bogdan Bogdanovic – Harrison Barnes – Nemanja Bjelica – Richaun Holmes
  • San Antonio Spurs: Dejounte Murray – Derrick White – Lonnie Walker – DeMar DeRozan – Jakob Poeltl
  • Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry – Fred VanVleet – OG Anunoby – Pascal Siakam – Marc Gasol
  • Utah Jazz: Emmanuel Mudiay – Jordan Clarkson – Joe Ingles – Georges Niang – Tony Bradley
  • Washington Wizards: Ish Smith – Troy Brown – Isaac Bonga – Rui Hachimura – Thomas Bryant

Injury News

  • Boston Celtics: Nothing new.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Jamal Crawford (hamstring) is out. Joe Harris (groin) and Jarrett Allen (ankle) are questionable.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Tyus Jones (knee) and Jaren Jackson Jr. (meniscus) remain out.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Nothing new.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Mike Muscala (concussion), Dennis Schroder (personal) and Terrance Ferguson (leg) are out.
  • Orlando Magic: Aaron Gordon (hamstring) is doubtful. Michael Carter-Williams (foot) is questionable.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons (knee) is out indefinitely. Glenn Robinson III (hip) is doubtful. Mike Scott (knee) is questionable.
  • Sacramento Kings: Nothing new.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Bryn Forbes (quad) is out.
  • Toronto Raptors: Pat McCaw (knee) is out.
  • Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell (leg), Rudy Gobert (rest), Mike Conley (knee) and Royce O’Neale (calf) are out.
  • Washington Wizards: Nothing new.
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