NBA Injury News & Projected Starting Lineups: Latest on Westbrook, Gordon, More (Monday, Aug. 24)


Photo credit: Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Russell Westbrook.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Monday’s four-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the NBA Labs Insiders tool.

Last updated Monday at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Monday, August 24

  • Houston Rockets: James Harden – Eric Gordon – Danuel House – Robert Covington – PJ Tucker
  • Indiana Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon – Victor Oladipo – Justin Holiday – TJ Warren – Myles Turner
  • Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Danny Green – Anthony Davis – JaVale McGee
  • Miami Heat: Goran Dragic – Jimmy Butler – Duncan Robinson – Jae Crowder – Bam Adebayo
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe – Wes Matthews – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Chris Paul – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Lu Dort – Danilo Gallinari – Steven Adams
  • Orlando Magic: Markelle Fultz – Evan Fournier – James Ennis – Gary Clark – Nikola Vucevic
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard – CJ McCollum – Carmelo Anthony – Hassan Whiteside – Jusuf Nurkic

Injury News

  • Houston Rockets: Russell Westbrook (quad) remains out.
  • Indiana Pacers: Nothing new.
  • Los Angeles Lakers: Rajon Rondo (back) is doubtful. LeBron James (groin), Anthony Davis (ankle) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (knee) are probable.
  • Miami Heat: Andre Iguodala (hip), Derrick Jones Jr. (ankle) and Jae Crowder (ankle) are questionable.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Nothing new.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Nothing new.
  • Orlando Magic: Aaron Gordon (hamstring) and Michael Carter-Williams (foot) are out.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Nothing new.
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