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Saturday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

Dec 15, 2018 4:30 PM EST

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups for Saturday's seven-game slate, including how the Chicago Bulls will look without Zach LaVine.
  • 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 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 4:30 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Saturday, Dec. 15


  • Boston Celtics: Al Horford (knee) and Guerschon Yabusele (ankle) are out.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Nothing new.
  • Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine (ankle) is out Chandler Hutchison (illness) available to play.
  • Detroit Pistons: Ish Smith (groin), Glenn Robinson III (ankle), Henry Ellenson (ankle) and Zaza Pachulia (illness) are all out. Reggie Bullock (ankle) will play.
  • Houston Rockets: James Ennis (hamstring) remains out. Eric Gordon (knee) is questionable.
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Lou Williams (hamstring) remains out.
  • Los Angeles Lakers: Brandon Ingram (ankle), Rajon Rondo (hand) and Michael Beasley (personal) remain out. JaVale McGee (illness) is questionable.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Kyle Anderson (ankle) is questionable. Mike Conley (hamstring) is probable. Dillon Brooks (knee) and Chandler Parsons (knee) remain out.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Taj Gibson (personal) is out. Robert Covington (knee) is probable.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Nothing new.
  • Orlando Magic: Nothing new.
  • Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker (hamstring) is on track to play. Josh Jackson (toe) available to play. Trevor Ariza was traded.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Nothing new.
  • Utah Jazz: Raul Neto (thigh) available to play.
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