Friday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups & Injury News

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  • Below you'll find injury news and projected starting lineups for Friday's NBA slate, including the latest on Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mike Conley, Ja Morant and more.
  • Visit the embedded FantasyLabs link for real-time news and updates.

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 at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, December 13

  • Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young – Kevin Huerter – De’Andre Hunter – Jabari Parker – Damian Jones
  • Charlotte Hornets: Devonte’ Graham – Terry Rozier – Miles Bridges – PJ Washington – Bismack Biyombo
  • Chicago Bulls: Kris Dunn – Zach LaVine – Tomas Satoransky – Lauri Markkanen – Wendell Carter Jr.
  • Golden State Warriors: D’Angelo Russell – Alec Burks – Glenn Robinson III – Kevon Looney – Willie Cauley-Stein
  • Houston Rockets: Russell Westbrook – James Harden – Danuel House – PJ Tucker – Clint Capela
  • Indiana Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon – Jeremy Lamb – TJ Warren – Domantas Sabonis – Myles Turner
  • LA Clippers: Terance Mann – Paul George – Kawhi Leonard – Maurice Harkless – Ivica Zubac
  • LA Lakers: LeBron James – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Danny Green – Anthony Davis – JaVale McGee

  • Memphis Grizzlies: Tyus Jones – Dillon Brooks – Jae Crowder – Jaren Jackson Jr. – Jonas Valanciunas
  • Miami Heat: Jimmy Butler – Kendrick Nunn – Duncan Robinson – Bam Adebayo – Meyers Leonard
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe – Wes Matthews – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins – Jarrett Culver – Josh Okogie – Robert Covington – Karl-Anthony Towns
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Jrue Holiday – JJ Redick – Brandon Ingram – Kenrich Williams – Derrick Favors
  • New York Knicks: Frank Ntilikina – RJ Barrett – Marcus Morris – Julius Randle – Taj Gibson
  • Orlando Magic: DJ Augustin – Evan Fournier – Aaron Gordon – Jonathan Isaac – Khem Birch
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons – Josh Richardson – Tobias Harris – Al Horford – Joel Embiid
  • Sacramento Kings: Cory Joseph – Buddy Hield – Harrison Barnes – Nemanja Bjelica – Richaun Holmes
  • Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell – Joe Ingles – Bojan Bogdanovic – Royce O’Neale – Rudy Gobert

Injury News

  • Atlanta Hawks: Nothing new.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Marvin Williams (knee) is out. Nicolas Batum (hand) is doubtful. Malik Monk (finger) is probable.
  • Chicago Bulls: Chandler Hutchison (shoulder) is unlikely to play. Cristiano Felicio (wrist) is TBD. Denzel Valentine (ankle), Ryan Arcidiacono (elbow), Kris Dunn (knee), Wendell Carter Jr. (abdomen, tailbone, head) and Zach LaVine (shoulder) are probable.
  • Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green (rest) is out. Eric Paschall (hip) is doubtful. Ky Bowman is in the G League.
  • Houston Rockets: Tyson Chandler (illness) and Austin Rivers (illness) are doubtful.
  • Indiana Pacers: JaKarr Sampson (back) is questionable.
  • LA Clippers: Patrick Beverley (concussion) and Landry Shamet (ankle) are out. JaMychal Green (tailbone) is questionable. Rodney McGruder (hamstring) is probable. Derrick Walton Jr. (hamstring) is not on the injury report.
  • LA Lakers: Kyle Kuzma (ankle) is out. Rajon Rondo (hamstring) and Anthony Davis (shoulder) are probable.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Ja Morant (back), Brandon Clarke (oblique) and Grayson Allen (ankle) are out.

  • Miami Heat: Goran Dragic (groin) and Justise Winslow (back) remain out. Tyler Herro (illness) is questionable. Dion Waiters is suspended 6 games.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (quad) is questionable. Kyle Korver (back) is out.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Jake Layman (toe) is out. Jeff Teague (ankle) and Keita Bates-Diop (illness) are questionable.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Derrick Favors (personal) is questionable.
  • New York Knicks: Wayne Ellington (Achilles) is out. Dennis Smith Jr. (illness) is probable.
  • Orlando Magic: Markelle Fultz (illness) and Nikola Vucevic (ankle) are doubtful.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Al Horford (knee, hamstring) is TBD.
  • Sacramento Kings: Cory Joseph (back) is probable.
  • Utah Jazz: Mike Conley (hamstring) is out.

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