Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News: Christmas Day Slate

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for the five-game Christmas slate.
  • For news and lineup updates in real time, visit the FantasyLabs link below.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Tuesday’s five-game Christmas Day slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated Monday at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Christmas Day


  • Boston Celtics: Aron Baynes (knee) remains out.
  • Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant (ankle) is expected to play.
  • Houston Rockets: Chris Paul (hamstring) and James Ennis (hamstring) remain out.
  • Los Angeles Lakers: JaVale McGee (illness) is out. Tyson Chandler (back) is questionable. Michael Beasley (personal) remains out.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Ersan Ilyasova (nose) remains out.
  • New York Knicks: Mitchell Robinson (ankle) remains out.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Terrance Ferguson (illness) not on injury report.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Wilson Chandler (quad) is questionable.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Nothing new.
  • Utah Jazz: Nothing new.
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