Friday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Friday's nine-game slate, including how the Utah Jazz will look without Ricky Rubio and Dante Exum.
  • 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 5:15 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Friday, Jan. 11

Injury News

    • Atlanta Hawks: Tyler Dorsey (ankle) is available to play. Taurean Prince (ankle), Kent Bazemore (ankle) and Miles Plumlee (knee) remain out.
    • Brooklyn Nets: Jared Dudley (hamstring) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (groin) are out.
    • Charlotte Hornets: Devonte’ Graham (ankle) is questionable.
    • Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine (ankle) is probable.
    • Cleveland Cavaliers: Rodney Hood (Achilles) is questionable. Larry Nance Jr. (MCL) is out.
    • Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. (back) is out. Dirk Nowitzki (illness) will play.
    • Golden State Warriors: Shaun Livingston (knee) is probable.
    • Houston Rockets: Chris Paul (hamstring) and Eric Gordon (knee) remain out.
    • Indiana Pacers: Darren Collison (leg) is questionable. Myles Turner (shoulder) is out.
    • Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James (groin) and Rajon Rondo (finger) remain out.
    • Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (quad, hip) is doubtful. Eric Bledsoe (hamstring) and D.J. Wilson (hip) are questionable. Ersan Ilyasova (quad) is probable.
    • Minnesota Timberwolves: Derrick Rose (ankle) said he’ll play. Robert Covington (knee) remains out.
    • New York Knicks: Enes Kanter (illness) and Frank Ntilikina (ankle) are out.
    • Philadelphia 76ers: J.J. Redick (back) and Joel Embiid (ankle) are game-time decisions. Amir Johnson (migraine) is out.
    • Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard (elbow) is available to play. Moe Harkless (knee) is out.
    • Toronto Raptors: Nothing new.
    • Utah Jazz: Ricky Rubio (hamstring), Dante Exum (ankle), Thabo Sefolosha (hamstring) and Raul Neto (groin) are out.
    • Washington Wizards: Nothing new.