Friday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury, Trade News

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Friday's eight-game 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 Friday’s eight-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated 11 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, Feb. 8

Injury News

  • Brooklyn Nets: Caris LeVert (foot) is available to play. Mitch Creek was released. Greg Monroe will be waived.
  • Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine (ankle) is probable. Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker were traded.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Kevin Love (toe) is questionable. Cedi Osman (ankle) and Tristan Thompson (foot) remain out. Alec Burks and Rodney Hood were traded. Marquese Chriss is available to make debut.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic (thigh) is questionable. Harrison Barnes was traded.
  • Denver Nuggets: Paul Millsap (ankle) is questionable. Gary Harris (adductor) is out.
  • Detroit Pistons: Ish Smith (adductor) is probable. Stanley Johnson and Reggie Bullock were traded. Svi Mykhailiuk is available to make debut.
  • Golden State Warriors: Nothing new.
  • Miami Heat: Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington were traded.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton (rest) is out. Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee), George Hill (leg) and Sterling Brown (wrist) are probable. Thon Maker and Jason Smith were traded.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Jerryd Bayless (toe) and Jeff Teague (foot) are uncertain. Derrick Rose (ankle) is out.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Elfrid Payton (ankle) is out. E’Twaun Moore (quad) is questionable. Nikola Mirotic and Wesley Johnson were traded.
  • New York Knicks: Enes Kanter will be released. Wesley Matthews has agreed to a buyout.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid (illness) is questionable. Markelle Fultz, Wilson Chandler, Landry Shamet and Mike Muscala were traded. Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott are expected to be available to make debut.
  • Phoenix Suns: De’Anthony Melton (ankle) and TJ Warren (ankle) are out. Devin Booker (ankle) is questionable. Ryan Anderson was traded. Tyler Johnson will debut and start at PG.
  • Sacramento Kings: Skal Labissiere, Justin Jackson, Zach Randolph and Iman Shumpert were traded. Harrison Barnes and Alec Burks are expected to make their debuts. Ben McLemore was waived.
  • Washington Wizards: Otto Porter and Markieff Morris were traded.