Friday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: DeMarcus Cousins

  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Friday's seven-game slate, including how the Golden State Warriors will look in DeMarcus Cousins' debut.
  • 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 seven-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated 6:30 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, Jan. 18

Injury News

    • Boston Celtics: Nothing new.
    • Brooklyn Nets: Jared Dudley (hamstring) and Allen Crabbe (knee) are out.
    • Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson (foot) and Larry Nance Jr. (knee) are out.
    • Detroit Pistons: Stanley Johnson (hamstring), Ish Smith (groin) and Khyri Thomas (back) are probable. Henry Ellenson (ankle) and Jon Leuer (illness) are out.
    • Golden State Warriors: DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles) will make his debut.
    • Los Angeles Clippers: Nothing new.
    • Memphis Grizzlies: Nothing new.
    • Miami Heat: Josh Richardson (illness) is out. Wayne Ellington (illness) will play. Goran Dragic (knee) remains out.
    • Minnesota Timberwolves: Tyus Jones (ankle) is without a timetable to return.
    • New Orleans Pelicans: Nothing new.
    • Orlando Magic: Mo Bamba (foot) is available to play.
    • Portland Trail Blazers: Maurice Harkless (knee) is questionable.
    • San Antonio Spurs: Nothing new.
    • Utah Jazz: Ricky Rubio (hamstring), Dante Exum (ankle), Thabo Sefolosha (hamstring) and Raul Neto (groin) remain out.