NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (November 23): Luka Doncic and Nikola Jokic Questionable, LeBron James Suspended

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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

Luka Doncic (Ankle) is questionable to play on Tuesday. Doncic has missed three straight games on the current Mavericks road trip, and Dallas has lost all three games. Maxi Kleber (Oblique) is also probable to play for the Mavericks against the Clippers.

Nikola Jokic (Wrist) is questionable to play tonight after missing the last two games. Like the Mavericks, the Nuggets have lost the last two games without their superstar available. Will Barton (Back) is also probable to play against the Trail Blazers.

The Lakers have Anthony Davis (Thigh) listed as probable while they will be without LeBron James on Tuesday. James is suspended for one game following Sunday’s altercation with Isaiah Stewart. Stewart was suspended for two games and will also miss tonight’s Pistons game against the Heat.

Bam Adebayo (Illness) is probable to play for the Heat while sharpshooter Duncan Robinson (Knee) is questionable.

Finally, Derrick Rose (Ankle) is questionable to play for the Knicks against the Lakers.

Projected Starting Lineups

Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons (7 p.m. ET)

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Kyle Lowry
SG – Duncan Robinson
SF – Jimmy Butler
PF – P.J. Tucker
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Markieff Morris (Neck) is out, Dewayne Dedmon (Illness) is probable, Victor Oladipo (Quad) is out, Bam Adebayo (Illness) is probable, Marcus Garrett (Wrist) is questionable, Duncan Robinson (Knee) is questionable

Pistons Projected Lineup

PG – Cade Cunningham
SG – Cory Joseph
SF – Jerami Grant
PF – Saddiq Bey
C – Trey Lyles

Injury news: Kelly Olynyk (Knee) is injured, Isaiah Livers (Foot) is injured, Isaiah Stewart (None) is suspended, Killian Hayes (Thumb) is out, Chris Smith (Knee) is injured

Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks (7:30 p.m. ET)

Lakers Projected Lineup

PG – Russell Westbrook
SG – Avery Bradley
SF – Malik Monk
PF – Carmelo Anthony
C – Anthony Davis

Injury news: Anthony Davis (Thigh) is probable, LeBron James (None) is suspended, Trevor Ariza (Ankle) is injured, Kendrick Nunn (Knee) is out, Austin Reaves (Hamstring) is doubtful

Knicks Projected Lineup

PG – Kemba Walker
SG – RJ Barrett
SF – Evan Fournier
PF – Julius Randle
C – Nerlens Noel

Injury news: Derrick Rose (Ankle) is questionable, Taj Gibson (Groin) is doubtful, Mitchell Robinson (Concussion) is out

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10 p.m. ET)

Nuggets Projected Lineup

PG – Monte Morris
SG – Will Barton
SF – PJ Dozier
PF – Aaron Gordon
C – Nikola Jokic

Injury news: Will Barton (Back) is probable, Nikola Jokic (Wrist) is questionable, Jamal Murray (Knee) is injured, Michael Porter Jr. (Back) is out, Nah’Shon Hyland (Ankle) is out, Zeke Nnaji (Ankle) is out, Vlatko Cancar (Hip) is out

Trail Blazers Projected Lineup

PG – Damian Lillard
SG – CJ McCollum
SF – Norman Powell
PF – Nassir Little
C – Jusuf Nurkic

Injury news: Nothing New

Dallas Mavericks vs. Los Angeles Clippers (10:30 p.m. ET)

Mavericks Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Frank Ntilikina (Calf) is out, Maxi Kleber (Oblique) is probable, Luka Doncic (Ankle) is questionable

Clippers Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Nicolas Batum (Illness) is out, Marcus Morris (Knee) is probable, Kawhi Leonard (Knee) is injured, Jason Preston (Foot) is injured


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