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NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (April 13): Trae Young, Terry Rozier Ruled Out Tuesday

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (April 13): Trae Young, Terry Rozier Ruled Out Tuesday article feature image

Cato Cataldo/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks.

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 updates to these lineups, check out our Action Labs NBA lineups page.

NBA Injury News

7 p.m. ET Update: Kyle Kuzma, Andre Drummond, Wesley Matthews, Marc Gasol, and Alfonzo McKinnie will all be available to play for the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday. Markieff Morris has been ruled out with an ankle sprain.

Jordan Clarkson has officially been ruled out for the fourth game in a row due to an ankle injury.

6:30 p.m. ET Update: The Hawks will be without Trae Young due to a calf injury and Danilo Gallinari due to a sore foot Tuesday.

Terry Rozier has been ruled out after previously being considered doubtful with knee tendinitis.

2:30 p.m. ET Update: Royce O’Neale and Joe Ingles will sit out for the Utah Jazz Tuesday on the second night of a back-to-back.

Karl-Anthony Towns has been ruled out for Tuesday’s rescheduled game against the Nets for personal reasons.

12:30 p.m. ET Update: Kyle Lowry will rest against the Atlanta Hawks on the front end of a back-to-back.

PJ Washington went from probable after spraining his ankle in the previous game to out Tuesday. Terry Rozier is doubtful to play Tuesday with left knee tendinitis.

Kyrie Irving and LaMarcus Aldridge will sit out Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, which had been rescheduled from Monday night.

While there isn’t much injury news to watch for Tuesday night, there are a few notable players who are sitting out.

Kawhi Leonard is expected to sit out Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers for the second consecutive game due to a sore right foot. Leonard also sat out on Sunday, but that was for rest. The Indiana Pacers will be without their starting center Myles Turner again Tuesday. Turner was unable to practice Monday after missing the previous three games with a sprained ankle.

Fred VanVleet has also been ruled out Tuesday agains the Atlanta Hawks — it’s his sixth straight game missed due to a strained hip. Whenever he is deemed healthy enough to play, he will be forced to serve a one-game suspension for the altercation between the Lakers and Raptors last week.

The Atlanta Hawks are monitoring Trae Young and Danilo Gallinari Tuesday for their game against the Raptors. Young is questionable Tuesday after he missed the previous game with a calf strain and has sat out two of the Hawks’ past six games. Gallinari is doubtful after sitting out the last game with a sore right foot.

Be sure to check the Action Labs NBA page for real time updates.

Projected Starting Lineups

Brooklyn Nets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4 p.m. ET)

Nets Projected Lineup

PG – Chris Chiozza
SG – Joe Harris
SF – Kevin Durant
PF – Jeff Green
C – Nic Claxton

Injury news: Kyrie Irving (personal) and LaMarcus Aldridge (illness) are out

Timberwolves Projected Lineup

PG – Ricky Rubio
SG – Anthony Edwards
SF – Josh Okogie
PF – Jaden McDaniels
C – Naz Reid

Injury news: Karl-Anthony Towns (personal) is out

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Indiana Pacers (7:30 p.m. ET)

Clippers Projected Lineup

PG – Reggie Jackson
SG – Luke Kennard
SF – Paul George
PF – Marcus Morris
C – Ivica Zubac

Injury news: Serge Ibaka (Back), Patrick Beverley (Hand) and Kawhi Leonard (Foot) are out

Pacers Projected Lineup

PG – Malcolm Brogdon
SG – Edmond Sumner
SF – Caris LeVert
PF – Justin Holiday
C – Domantas Sabonis

Injury news: Myles Turner (Ankle) is out

Atlanta Hawks vs. Toronto Raptors (7:30 p.m. ET)

Hawks Projected Lineup

PG – Brandon Goodwin
SG – Bogdan Bogdanovic
SF – Kevin Huerter
PF – Solomon Hill
C – Clint Capela

Injury news: Danilo Gallinari (Foot) and Trae Young (Calf) are out

Raptors Projected Lineup

PG – Malachi Flynn
SG – Gary Trent Jr.
SF – OG Anunoby
PF – Pascal Siakam
C – Chris Boucher

Injury news: DeAndre Bembry (hamstring), Fred VanVleet (Hip) and Kyle Lowry (rest) are out

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Charlotte Hornets (8 p.m. ET)

Lakers Projected Lineup

PG – Dennis Schroder
SG – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
SF – Wesley Matthews
PF – Kyle Kuzma
C – Andre Drummond

Injury news: Marc Gasol (hamstring), Andre Drummond (elbow), Alfonzo McKinnie (health protocols), Kyle Kuzma (calf) and Wesley Matthews (Achilles) are active; Dennis Schroder (pelvis) is probable; Markieff Morris (ankle) is out

Hornets Projected Lineup

PG – Devonte’ Graham
SG – Cody Martin
SF – Jalen McDaniels
PF – Miles Bridges
C – Cody Zeller

Injury news: PJ Washington (Ankle) and Terry Rozier (knee) are out

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz (9 p.m. ET)

Thunder Projected Lineup

PG – Theo Maledon
SG – Lu Dort
SF – Darius Bazley
PF – Isaiah Roby
C – Moses Brown

Injury news: Aleksej Pokusevski (Arm) is out; Isaiah Roby has been removed from the injury report

Jazz Projected Lineup

PG – Mike Conley
SG – Donovan Mitchell
SF – Bojan Bogdanovic
PF – Georges Niang
C – Rudy Gobert

Injury news: Jordan Clarkson (Ankle) is doubtful; Royce O’Neale (rest) and Joe Ingles (knee) are out

Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers (10 p.m. ET)

Celtics Projected Lineup

PG – Kemba Walker
SG – Marcus Smart
SF – Jaylen Brown
PF – Jayson Tatum
C – Robert Williams

Injury news: Evan Fournier (COVID Protocols) is out

Trail Blazers Projected Lineup

PG – Damian Lillard
SG – CJ McCollum
SF – Norman Powell
PF – Robert Covington
C – Jusuf Nurkic

Injury news: Nothing new

Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns (10 p.m. ET)

Heat Projected Lineup

PG – Kendrick Nunn
SG – Jimmy Butler
SF – Duncan Robinson
PF – Trevor Ariza
C – Bam Adebayo

Injury news: Victor Oladipo (Knee) is out; Gabe Vincent (Knee) is probable

Suns Projected Lineup

PG – Chris Paul
SG – Devin Booker
SF – Mikal Bridges
PF – Jae Crowder
C – Deandre Ayton

Injury news: Abdel Nader (Knee) is doubtful

Phan’s Bet to Watch

As of 6:30 p.m. ET, Justin Phan is seeing betting value in three games, including Thunder vs. Jazz. To get instant alerts when he sees an edge and his analysis on those picks, sign up for Action Labs.

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