Saturday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

Dec 29, 2018 12:03 PM EST

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Saturday's nine-game slate, including how the Wizards will look without John Wall.
  • For news and lineup updates in real time, visit the FantasyLabs link below.

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 FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated noon ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Saturday, Dec. 29


  • Atlanta Hawks: Alex Len (back), Taurean Prince (ankle) and Miles Plumlee (knee) are TBD.
  • Boston Celtics: Nothing new.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Allen Crabbe (knee) is without a timetable to return.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Tony Parker (rest) is out.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson (foot), Ante Zizic (knee), Rodney Hood (Achilles) and David Nwaba (ankle) are TBD.
  • Denver Nuggets: Nothing new.
  • Golden State Warriors: Nothing new.
  • Houston Rockets: James Ennis (hamstring) is out. Chris Paul (hamstring) is TBD.
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Nothing new.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Joakim Noah (heel) and Dillon Brooks (knee) are probable.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton (quad) is questionable. Giannis Antetokounmpo (foot) is probable.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Nikola Mirotic (ankle) is TBD.
  • New York Knicks: Tim Hardaway Jr. (illness) is questionable.
  • Phoenix Suns: Nothing new.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Nothing new.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Nothing new.
  • Utah Jazz: Jae Crowder (thumb) is out. Ricky Rubio (back, knee) is questionable. Dante Exum (shoulder) is probable.
  • Washington Wizards: John Wall (heel) is unlikely to play. Markieff Morris (back, neck) and Otto Porter (knee) are TBD.
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