NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (November 16): Terance Mann Questionable Tuesday, Evan Mobley Sidelined 2-4 Weeks

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (November 16): Terance Mann Questionable Tuesday, Evan Mobley Sidelined 2-4 Weeks article feature image

Chris Elise/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Evan Mobley #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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

1:30 p.m. ET Update: Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Evan Mobley is expected to miss at least 2-4 weeks with an elbow sprain. Mobley missed nearly the entire fourth quarter of Monday's game against the Boston Celtics.

The Los Angeles Lakers are hoping that LeBron James will return to the court Friday when the face the Celtics in primetime, per Adrian Wojnarowski.

There's growing optimism that LeBron James could make his return to the Lakers vs. Boston on Friday (ESPN, 7:30 PM), sources tell ESPN. James has been out two weeks with an abdominal strain. Lakers start five-game road trip in Milwaukee on Wednesday.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 16, 2021

With three games on the schedule, the injury news to monitor for Tuesday is limited.

The Philadelphia 76ers will be without Danny Green Tuesday for their game against the Utah Jazz after he missed practice Monday due to a hamstring injury. Joel Embiid and Matisse Thybulle are still in the league's health and safety protocols and will not be available to play until Thursday at the earliest.

The Brooklyn Nets will be without Joe Harris who is nursing an ankle injury that he suffered during their game on Sunday. Paul Millsap is out for personal reasons and Nic Claxton remains out indefinitely as he recovers from a non-COVID-19 illness.

The lone injury to watch is Terance Mann, who is dealing with a sprained ankle ahead of the the Los Angeles Clippers' game against the San Antonio Spurs. Mann hurt his ankle Sunday against the Bulls but played 32 minutes off the bench.

Projected Starting Lineups

Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets (7:30 p.m. ET)

Warriors Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Gary Payton II (Knee) is probable

Nets Projected Lineup

PG – Patty Mills
SG – James Harden
SF – Kevin Durant
PF – LaMarcus Aldridge
C – Blake Griffin

Injury news: Paul Millsap (Personal), Kyrie Irving (Personal), Joe Harris (Ankle) and Nic Claxton (Illness) are out

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz (10 p.m. ET)

76ers Projected Lineup

PG – Tyrese Maxey
SG – Seth Curry
SF – Tobias Harris
PF – Shake Milton
C – Andre Drummond

Injury news: Danny Green (Hamstring), Joel Embiid (COVID Protocols) and Matisse Thybulle (COVID Protocols) are out

Jazz Projected Lineup

PG – Mike Conley
SG – Donovan Mitchell
SF – Bojan Bogdanovic
PF – Royce O'Neale
C – Rudy Gobert

Injury news: Nothing new

San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Clippers (10:30 p.m. ET)

Spurs Projected Lineup

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Devin Vassell
SF – Keldon Johnson
PF – Derrick White
C – Drew Eubanks

Injury news: Jakob Poeltl (Conditioning) is out

Clippers Projected Lineup

PG – Eric Bledsoe
SG – Nicolas Batum
SF – Paul George
PF – Terance Mann
C – Ivica Zubac

Injury news: Terance Mann (Ankle) is questionable; Serge Ibaka (Back) and Marcus Morris (Knee) are out

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