Thursday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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Photo credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Damian Lillard

  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Thursday's six-game slate, including the status of Blazers PG Damian Lillard.
  • For news and lineup updates in real time, visit the FantasyLabs link below.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Thursday’s six-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 Thursday, Feb. 21

Injury News

  • Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving (knee) and Terry Rozier (illness) are not on the injury report. Aron Baynes (foot) remains out. Gordon Hayward (ankle) is unlikely to play.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Treveon Graham (personal) and Rodions Kurucs (elbow) are not on the injury report.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson (foot) is out.
  • Golden State Warriors: Nothing new.
  • Houston Rockets: Iman Shumpert (knee) is out. Austin Rivers (elbow) is probable.
  • Los Angeles Lakers: Lonzo Ball (ankle) and Mike Muscala (ankle) are out. Josh Hart (knee) and Tyson Chandler (neck) are available to play.
  • Miami Heat: Goran Dragic (knee) and Derrick Jones Jr. (knee) are available to play.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) is probable. Nikola Mirotic (calf) is expected to make his debut.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Joel Embiid (knee) and Furkan Korkmaz (meniscus) are out.
  • Phoenix Suns: T.J. Warren (ankle) is out. De’Anthony Melton (ankle) is not on the injury report.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard (ankle) and Rodney Hood (illness) are available to play.
  • Sacramento Kings: Nothing new.