Saturday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups & Injury News

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  • Below you'll find injury news and projected starting lineups for Saturday's NBA slate, including the latest on Paul George, Blake Griffin, Kristaps Porzingis 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 11-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 11 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Saturday, January 4

  • Atlanta Hawks: Trae Young – Kevin Huerter – De’Andre Hunter – John Collins – Bruno Fernando
  • Boston Celtics: Kemba Walker – Jaylen Brown – Jayson Tatum – Gordon Hayward – Daniel Theis
  • Brooklyn Nets: Spencer Dinwiddie – Garrett Temple – Joe Harris – Taurean Prince – Jarrett Allen
  • Charlotte Hornets: Devonte’ Graham – Terry Rozier – Miles Bridges – PJ Washington – Bismack Biyombo
  • Chicago Bulls: Kris Dunn – Tomas Satoransky – Zach LaVine – Lauri Markkanen – Wendell Carter Jr.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Darius Garland – Collin Sexton – Cedi Osman – Kevin Love – Tristan Thompson
  • Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic – JJ Barea – Justin Jackson – Dorian Finney-Smith – Dwight Powell
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray – Gary Harris – Will Barton – Paul Millsap – Nikola Jokic
  • Detroit Pistons: Tim Frazier – Svi Mykhailiuk – Tony Snell – Sekou Doumbouya – Andre Drummond
  • Golden State Warriors: Alec Burks – Damion Lee – Glenn Robinson III – Draymond Green – Willie Cauley-Stein
  • Indiana Pacers: Aaron Holiday – Jeremy Lamb – TJ Warren – Domantas Sabonis – Myles Turner
  • LA Clippers: Landry Shamet – Kawhi Leonard – Maurice Harkless – Patrick Patterson – Ivica Zubac
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Ja Morant – Dillon Brooks – Jae Crowder – Jaren Jackson Jr. – Jonas Valanciunas
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe – Wes Matthews – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Lonzo Ball – Jrue Holiday – JJ Redick – Brandon Ingram – Derrick Favors
  • OKC Thunder: Chris Paul – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Terrance Ferguson – Danilo Gallinari – Steven Adams
  • Orlando Magic: Markelle Fultz – Evan Fournier – Aaron Gordon – Khem Birch – Nikola Vucevic
  • Sacramento Kings: De’Aaron Fox – Buddy Hield – Harrison Barnes – Nemanja Bjelica – Richaun Holmes
  • San Antonio Spurs: Derrick White – Bryn Forbes – DeMar DeRozan – Trey Lyles – LaMarcus Aldridge
  • Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry – Fred VanVleet – Pat McCaw – OG Anunoby – Serge Ibaka
  • Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell – Joe Ingles – Bojan Bogdanovic – Royce O’Neale – Rudy Gobert
  • Washington Wizards: Isaiah Thomas – Gary Payton II – Bradley Beal – Johnathan Williams – Ian Mahinmi

Injury News

  • Atlanta Hawks: John Collins (back) is uncertain to play.
  • Boston Celtics: Kemba Walker (illness) is TBD.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving (shoulder) remains out. Garrett Temple (knee) is probable. Caris LeVert (thumb) is expected to play.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Marvin Williams (nose) is available to play.
  • Chicago Bulls: Chandler Hutchison (shoulder) is not on the injury report. Wendell Carter Jr. (ankle, abdomen), Zach LaVine (shoulder) and Ryan Arcidiacono (elbow) are probable.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Larry Nance Jr. (knee) is out 1-2 weeks.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Kristaps Porzingis (knee) and Tim Hardaway Jr. (hamstring) are out. Delon Wright (foot) is questionable.
  • Denver Nuggets: Nothing new.
  • Detroit Pistons: Markieff Morris (foot) and Blake Griffin (knee) are out. Bruce Brown (illness) and Andre Drummond (illness) are not on the injury report.
  • Golden State Warriors: Kevon Looney (abdomen) and D’Angelo Russell (shoulder) are out. Willie Cauley-Stein (illness) is questionable.
  • Indiana Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon (back) remains out. Edmond Sumner (knee) is questionable.
  • LA Clippers: Patrick Beverley (wrist) remains out. Paul George (hamstring) is doubtful.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Jae Crowder (ankle) is questionable.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo (rest) is out. Wes Matthews (thigh) is not on the injury report.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Nothing new.
  • OKC Thunder: Nothing new.
  • Orlando Magic: Michael Carter-Williams (AC joint) is without a timetable for return.
  • Sacramento Kings: Marvin Bagley (foot) remains out. Bogdan Bogdanovic (ankle) is doubtful.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Dejounte Murray (personal) is out.
  • Toronto Raptors: Nothing new.
  • Utah Jazz: Nothing new.
  • Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal (leg) is TBD.

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