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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (October, 21): Jrue Holiday, Danilo Gallinari Out Thursday

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (October, 21): Jrue Holiday, Danilo Gallinari Out Thursday article feature image

Justin Ford/Getty Images. Pictured: Jrue Holiday #21 of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Thursday’s NBA slate, along with notable injury news for each squad. 

NBA Injury News

2 p.m. ET Update: Brook Lopez has been ruled out for the Bucks. Danilo Gallinari is out for the Hawks.

12:30 p.m ET Update: Jrue Holiday has been ruled out with a heel injury.

Thursday’s NBA slate is short and so is the injury report.

The Milwaukee Bucks expect to have their starting point guard, Jrue Holiday, back for their second game of the season after leaving Tuesday’s opener playing just 18 minutes. Holiday received an MRI, which came back clean, and is should start tonight against the Miami Heat. The Bucks are still down Bobby Portis, Rodney Hood and Semi Ojeleye

The Atlanta Hawks hope to have Danilo Gallinari and their back up point guard Lou Williams in their season opener against the Dallas Mavericks. Gallinari missed time in the preseason with a sore shoulder and is listed as questionable and Williams is dealing with a sore hip.

Projected Starting Lineups

Dallas Mavericks vs. Atlanta Hawks (7:30 p.m. ET)

Dallas Mavericks Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Nothing new

Atlanta Hawks Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Lou Williams (Hip), Danilo Gallinari (Shoulder) are questionable; Jalen Johnson (Ankle) is probable

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Miami Heat (8 p.m. ET)

Bucks Projected Lineup

PG – George Hill
SG – Grayson Allen
SF – Khris Middleton
PF – Giannis Antetokounmpo
C – Brook Lopez

Injury news: Jrue Holiday (Heel) is out; Bobby Portis (Hamstring), Rodney Hood (Foot), Semi Ojeleye (Calf) and Donte DiVincenzo (Ankle) are out

Heat Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Victor Oladipo (Quad) is out

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors (10 p.m. ET)

Clippers Projected Lineup

PG – Eric Bledsoe
SG – Reggie Jackson
SF – Paul George
PF – Marcus Morris
C – Ivica Zubac

Injury news: Serge Ibaka (Back) is out

Warriors Projected Lineup

PG – Stephen Curry
SG – Jordan Poole
SF – Andrew Wiggins
PF – Draymond Green
C – Kevon Looney

Injury news: Klay Thompson (Achilles), James Wiseman (Knee), Jonathan Kuminga (Knee) is out

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