NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (Thursday, November 18): Stephen Curry Probable & OG Anunoby Out

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

Stephen Curry has been upgraded from questionable to probable to play against the Cavaliers as he is dealing with a hip injury. Jarrett Allen is the lone Cavalier who is questionable.

Bam Adebayo is listed as probable on Thursday after sitting out the Heat’s game on Wednesday with a knee bruise. Kyle Lowry (rest) also missed Wednesday’s game but is not yet listed on the injury report. Tyler Herro, who was not on the injury report Wednesday, is questionable to play Thursday with a wrist injury.

Nicolas Batum is doubtful to play for the Clippers on Thursday night with an Achilles injury while teammate Terance Mann is questionable to play against the Grizzlies with an ankle injury.

For the 9 p.m. ET games, Will Barton is questionable for the Nuggets with a back injury. OG Anunoby was originally listed as questionable with a hip injury but now is out indefinitely.

Projected Starting Lineups

Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat (7:30 p.m. ET)

Wizards Projected Lineup

PG – Raul Neto
SG – Bradley Beal
SF – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
PF – Montrezl Harrell
C – Kyle Kuzma

Injury news: Spencer Dinwiddie (Injury Maintenance) is out, Davis Bertans (Ankle) is out, Thomas Bryant (Knee) remains out, Rui Hachimura (Conditioning) is inactive, Daniel Gafford (thumb) is questionable

Heat Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Tyler Herro (Wrist) is questionable, Markieff Morris (Neck) is out, Victor Oladipo (Quad) is out, Bam Adebayo (Knee) is probable, Marcus Garrett (Wrist) is questionable, Dewayne Dedmon (groin) is probable, Caleb Martin (Ankle) is questionable

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (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: Stephen Curry (Hip) is probable, Klay Thompson (Achilles) is injured, Andre Iguodala (Hip) is out, James Wiseman (Knee) is injured

Cavaliers Projected Lineup

PG – Darius Garland
SG – Isaac Okoro
SF – Cedi Osman
PF – Dean Wade
C – Kevin Love

Injury news: Lauri Markkanen (COVID Protocols) is out, Jarrett Allen (Illness) is questionable, Lamar Stevens (Ankle) is out, Collin Sexton (Knee) is injured, Evan Mobley (Elbow) is out

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Memphis Grizzlies (8 p.m. ET)

Clippers Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Justise Winslow (Personal) is out, Serge Ibaka (Back) is out, Marcus Morris (Knee) is out, Nicolas Batum (Achilles) is doubtful, Terance Mann (Ankle) is questionable, Kawhi Leonard (Knee) is injured, Jason Preston (Foot) is injured

Grizzlies Projected Lineup

PG – Ja Morant
SG – Desmond Bane
SF – Dillon Brooks
PF – Jaren Jackson Jr.
C – Steven Adams

Injury news: Nothing new

San Antonio Spurs vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (8 p.m. ET)

Spurs Projected Lineup

PG – Dejounte Murray
SG – Derrick White
SF – Devin Vassell
PF – Keldon Johnson
C – Jakob Poeltl

Injury news: Jakob Poeltl (Conditioning) is active, Zach Collins (Foot) is injured

Timberwolves Projected Lineup

PG – D’Angelo Russell
SG – Anthony Edwards
SF – Jaden McDaniels
PF – Jarred Vanderbilt
C – Karl-Anthony Towns

Injury news: Josh Okogie (Back) is questionable, Naz Reid (Foot) is questionable

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Denver Nuggets (9 p.m. ET)

76ers Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Danny Green (Hamstring) is out, Joel Embiid (COVID Protocols) is out, Ben Simmons (Personal) is out, Grant Riller (Knee) is injured, Matisse Thybulle (COVID Protocols) is out

Nuggets Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Will Barton (Back) is questionable, Jamal Murray (Knee) is injured, Michael Porter Jr. (Back) is out, Zeke Nnaji (Ankle) is out, Vlatko Cancar (Hip) is out

Toronto Raptors vs. Utah Jazz (9 p.m. ET)

Raptors Projected Lineup

PG – Fred VanVleet
SG – Gary Trent Jr.
SF – Scottie Barnes
PF – Pascal Siakam
C – Chris Boucher

Injury news: Chris Boucher (Back) will play, OG Anunoby (Hip) is out, Yuta Watanabe (Calf) is out, Precious Achiuwa (Shoulder) is out

Jazz Projected Lineup

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

Injury news: Rudy Gay (Heel) will play


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