Saturday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups & Injury News
Photo credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Karl-Anthony Towns
- Below you'll find injury news and projected starting lineups for Saturday's NBA slate, including the latest on Karl-Anthony Towns, Blake Griffin and more.
- Visit the embedded FantasyLabs link for real-time news and updates.
Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Saturday’s nine-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the NBA Labs Insiders tool.
Last updated at 1 p.m. ET.
Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Saturday, December 21
- Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young – Kevin Huerter – Cam Reddish – De’Andre Hunter – Bruno Fernando
- Brooklyn Nets: Spencer Dinwiddie – Garrett Temple – Joe Harris – Taurean Prince – Jarrett Allen
- Charlotte Hornets: Devonte’ Graham – Terry Rozier – Miles Bridges – Cody Zeller – Bismack Biyombo
- Chicago Bulls: Tomas Satoransky – Kris Dunn – Zach LaVine – Lauri Markkanen – Wendell Carter Jr.
- Detroit Pistons: Bruce Brown – Luke Kennard – Tony Snell – Blake Griffin – Andre Drummond
- Houston Rockets: Russell Westbrook – James Harden – Danuel House – PJ Tucker – Clint Capela
- LA Clippers: Patrick Beverley – Paul George – Kawhi Leonard – Maurice Harkless – Ivica Zubac
- Memphis Grizzlies: Ja Morant – Dillon Brooks – Jae Crowder – Jaren Jackson Jr. – Jonas Valanciunas
- Milwaukee Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo – Pat Connaughton – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
- Minnesota Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins – Jarrett Culver – Josh Okogie – Robert Covington – Karl-Anthony Towns
- New York Knicks: Frank Ntilikina – RJ Barrett – Marcus Morris – Julius Randle – Taj Gibson
- Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons – Josh Richardson – Tobias Harris – Al Horford – Joel Embiid
- Phoenix Suns: Ricky Rubio – Devin Booker – Kelly Oubre – Dario Saric – Deandre Ayton
- Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard – CJ McCollum – Kent Bazemore – Carmelo Anthony – Hassan Whiteside
- Sacramento Kings: Cory Joseph – Buddy Hield – Harrison Barnes – Nemanja Bjelica – Richaun Holmes
- San Antonio Spurs: Dejounte Murray – Bryn Forbes – DeMar DeRozan – Trey Lyles – LaMarcus Aldridge
- Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell – Joe Ingles – Bojan Bogdanovic – Royce O’Neale – Rudy Gobert
- Washington Wizards: Isaiah Thomas – Bradley Beal – Isaac Bonga – Davis Bertans – Ian Mahinmi
- Atlanta Hawks: Evan Turner (hamstring) is questionable. Trae Young (illness) and Chandler Parsons (wrist) are probable.
- Brooklyn Nets: David Nwaba (Achilles) is out for the season.
- Charlotte Hornets: Malik Monk (hip) is not on the injury report.
- Chicago Bulls: Chandler Hutchison (shoulder) is out. Zach LaVine (shin), Wendell Carter Jr. (abdomen, tailbone) and Ryan Arcidiacono (elbow) are probable.
- Detroit Pistons: Christian Wood (knee) is out. Luke Kennard (knee) and Blake Griffin (knee) are TBD.
- Houston Rockets: Nothing new.
- LA Clippers: JaMychal Green (tailbone) is questionable.
- Memphis Grizzlies: Nothing new.
- Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe (leg) remains out. Wes Matthews (thigh) is doubtful. Giannis Antetokounmpo (back) is probable.
- Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns (knee) is TBD.
- New York Knicks: Wayne Ellington (Achilles) is TBD.
- Philadelphia 76ers: Nothing new.
- Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton (ankle) is TBD.
- Portland Trail Blazers: Carmelo Anthony (knee) intends to play. Nassir Little (back) is TBD.
- Sacramento Kings: Trevor Ariza (personal) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (ankle) are TBD.
- San Antonio Spurs: Rudy Gay (illness) is questionable.
- Utah Jazz: Mike Conley (hamstring) is expected to be out.
- Washington Wizards: Moe Wagner (ankle) is TBD.