Thursday’s Updated Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups for Thursday night's four-game slate.
  • 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 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 4:30 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Thursday, Dec. 13


  • Chicago Bulls: Nothing new.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. (wrist), J.J. Barea (ankle) and Maxi Kleber (toe) are questionable. Dirk Nowitzki (ankle) plans to make season debut.
  • Houston Rockets: James Ennis (hamstring) is out. Brandon Knight (knee) is probable to make season debut.
  • LA Clippers: Lou Williams (hamstring) is out.
  • LA Lakers: Brandon Ingram (ankle) is out.
  • Orlando Magic: Jonathon Simmons (ankle) and Evan Fournier (personal) are on track to play.
  • Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker (hamstring) is likely out.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Davis Bertans (personal) will play.
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