Thursday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups & Injury News

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  • Below you'll find injury news and projected starting lineups for Thursday's NBA slate, including the latest on Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap, Marcus Smart and more.
  • Visit the embedded FantasyLabs link for real-time news and updates.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Thursday’s four-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated at 9 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Thursday, December 12

  • Boston Celtics: Kemba Walker – Jaylen Brown – Jayson Tatum – Gordon Hayward – Daniel Theis
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Darius Garland – Collin Sexton – Cedi Osman – Kevin Love – Tristan Thompson
  • Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic – Tim Hardaway Jr. – Dorian Finney-Smith – Kristaps Porzingis – Dwight Powell
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray – Gary Harris – Will Barton – Paul Millsap – Nikola Jokic
  • Detroit Pistons: Bruce Brown – Luke Kennard – Tony Snell – Blake Griffin – Andre Drummond
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons – Josh Richardson – Tobias Harris – Al Horford – Joel Embiid
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard – CJ McCollum – Kent Bazemore – Carmelo Anthony – Hassan Whiteside
  • San Antonio Spurs: Derrick White – Bryn Forbes – DeMar DeRozan – Rudy Gay – LaMarcus Aldridge

Injury News

  • Boston Celtics: Marcus Smart (eye, illness) and Robert Williams (hip) are TBD.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Nothing new.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Delon Wright (adductor) is questionable.
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray (foot) and Paul Millsap (foot) are questionable.
  • Detroit Pistons: Nothing new.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Nothing new.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Nothing new.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Nothing new.