NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (March 5): Luka Doncic Out, LeBron James Questionable

NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (March 5): Luka Doncic Out, LeBron James Questionable article feature image

Tim Heitman/Getty Images. Pictured: Luka Doncic.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Friday's NBA slate, along with notable injury news for each squad. For real-time injury updates, check out our FantasyLabs NBA news page


4 p.m. ET: Luka Doncic has been ruled out and will be replaced by Spencer Dinwiddie in the starting lineup.

Projected Starting Lineups

Sacramento Kings at Dallas Mavericks (5 p.m. ET)

Sacramento Kings

PG – De'Aaron Fox
SG – Justin Holiday
SF – Harrison Barnes
PF – Trey Lyles
C – Domantas Sabonis

Injury news: Richaun Holmes (back) is questionable.

Dallas Mavericks

PG – Spencer Dinwiddie
SG – Jalen Brunson
SF – Reggie Bullock
PF – Dorian Finney-Smith
C – Dwight Powell

Injury news: Luka Doncic (toe) is out. Trey Burke (shoulder) is questionable.

San Antonio Spurs at Charlotte Hornets (7 p.m. ET)

San Antonio Spurs

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Devin Vassell
SF – Doug McDermott
PF – Keldon Johnson
C – Jakob Poeltl

Injury news: Devin Vassell (adductor) and Lonnie Walker IV (back) are questionable.

Charlotte Hornets

PG – LaMelo Ball
SG – Terry Rozier
SF – Miles Bridges
PF – PJ Washington
C – Mason Plumlee

Injury news: Jalen McDaniels (ankle) is doubtful.

Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat (8 p.m.)

Philadelphia 76ers

PG – Tyrese Maxey
SG – James Harden
SF – Matisse Thybulle
PF – Tobias Harris
C – Joel Embiid

Injury news: No new updates.

Miami Heat

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

Injury news: Jimmy Butler (toe), Caleb Martin (Achilles), Max Strus (shoulder) and P.J. Tucker (knee) are all questionable.

Portland Trail Blazers at Minnesota Timberwolves (8 p.m. ET)

Portland Trail Blazers

PG – Anfernee Simons
SG – Keon Johnson
SF – Elijah Hughes
PF – CJ Elleby
C – Drew Eubanks

Injury news: Brandon Williams (hip) is probable.

Minnesota Timberwolves

PG – Patrick Beverley
SG – D'Angelo Russell
SF – Jaden McDaniels
PF – Jarred Vanderbilt
C – Karl-Anthony Towns

Injury news: No new updated

Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies (8 p.m. ET)

Orlando Magic

PG – Cole Anthony
SG – Jalen Suggs
SF – Franz Wagner
PF – Chuma Okeke
C – Mo Bamba

Injury news: Wendell Carter (illness) is out.

Memphis Grizzlies

PG – Ja Morant
SG – Desmond Bane
SF – Ziaire Williams
PF – Jaren Jackson
C – Steven Adams

Injury news: Kyle Anderson (foot) is questionable.

Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers (8:30 p.m.)

Golden State Warriors

PG – Stephen Curry
SG – Klay Thompson
SF – Andrew Wiggins
PF – Jonathan Kuminga
C – Kevon Looney

Injury news: No new updates.

Los Angeles Lakers

PG – Russell Westbrook
SG – Malik Monk
SF – Austin Reaves
PF – LeBron James
C – Dwight Howard

Injury news: LeBron James (knee) and Talen Horton-Tucker (ankle) are questionable. Avery Bradley (knee) is probable.

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