NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (December 7): Luka Doncic Probable, Jaylen Brown Out Tuesday

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Cole Burston/Getty Images. Pictured: Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks.

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

The Dallas Mavericks have listed Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis as probable for their game against the Brooklyn Nets. Doncic missed the Mavs’ last game with an ankle injury and Porzingis has sat out two games with a knee contusion.

The Boston Celtics will be without Jaylen Brown for their game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Brown has missed two games in a row and is still working through a hamstring injury. On the other side of that matchup, Carmelo Anthony is questionable to play with a non-Covid illness.

Projected Starting Lineups

Brooklyn Nets vs. Dallas Mavericks (7:30 p.m. ET)

Nets Projected Lineup

PG – James Harden
SG – Patty Mills
SF – DeAndre Bembry
PF – Kevin Durant
C – LaMarcus Aldridge

Injury news: Nothing new

Mavericks Projected Lineup

PG – Luka Doncic
SG – Reggie Bullock
SF – Dorian Finney-Smith
PF – Kristaps Porzingis
C – Dwight Powell

Injury news: Luka Doncic (Ankle), Tim Hardaway Jr. (Knee), Kristaps Porzingis (Knee) are probable; Sterling Brown (Foot) is questionable

New York Knicks vs. San Antonio Spurs (8:30 p.m. ET)

Knicks Projected Lineup

PG – Alec Burks
SG – Evan Fournier
SF – RJ Barrett
PF – Julius Randle
C – Mitchell Robinson

Injury news: Nothing new

Spurs Projected Lineup

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Derrick White
SF – Doug McDermott
PF – Keldon Johnson
C – Jakob Poeltl

Injury news: Devin Vassell (Quad)

Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers (10 p.m. ET)

Celtics Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Jaylen Brown (Hamstring) is out

Lakers Projected Lineup

PG – Russell Westbrook
SG – Talen Horton-Tucker
SF – LeBron James
PF – Anthony Davis
C – Dwight Howard

Injury news: LeBron James (Abdominal) and Anthony Davis (Thumb) are probable; Carmelo Anthony (Illness) is questionable; Kendrick Nunn (Knee) will be out three additional weeks


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