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Friday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

Dec 14, 2018 5:45 PM EST

Photo credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Aron Baynes

  • See projected NBA starting lineups for Friday night's nine-game slate, including how the Boston Celtics will look without Al Horford.
  • For news and lineup updates in real time, visit the FantasyLabs link below.

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

Last updated 6 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, Dec. 14


  • Atlanta Hawks: Alex Poythress (ankle) and Omari Spellman (hip) are out. Jeremy Lin (back) is available to play.
  • Boston Celtics: Al Horford (knee) is out. Jaylen Brown (illness) is questionable.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Allen Crabbe (knee) is out.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (personal) is expected to play.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson (foot) is out 2-4 weeks.
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray (shin) is probable. Gary Harris (hip) and Paul Millsap (toe) remain out.
  • Golden State Warriors: Shaun Livingston (contusion) is out. Andre Iguodala (hip) is questionable.
  • Indiana Pacers: Kyle O’Quinn (illness) is available to play.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Mike Conley (hamstring) is probable.
  • Miami Heat: Goran Dragic (knee) is out. Justise Winslow (calf) and Tyler Johnson (hip) are probable. Hassan Whiteside (personal) will play.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Nothing new.
  • New York Knicks: Trey Burke (knee), Lance Thomas (knee) and Damyean Dotson (shoulder) are all out.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Nothing new.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Jimmy Butler (groin) is out. Mike Muscala (illness) will play.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Nothing new.
  • Sacramento Kings: Nothing new.
  • Toronto Raptors: Jonas Valanciunas (thumb) is out at least four weeks. Kawhi Leonard (hip) and Kyle Lowry (back) are questionable.
  • Washington Wizards: Otto Porter (knee) is questionable.
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