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 Paul George, Brandon Ingram, Jrue Holiday 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 five-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the NBA Labs Insiders tool.

Last updated at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Thursday, January 16

  • Boston Celtics: Kemba Walker – Jaylen Brown – Jayson Tatum – Gordon Hayward – Daniel Theis
  • Denver Nuggets: Monte Morris – Gary Harris – Will Barton – Jerami Grant – Nikola Jokic
  • Golden State Warriors: D’Angelo Russell – Damion Lee – Glenn Robinson III – Draymond Green – Omari Spellman
  • LA Clippers: Patrick Beverley – Landry Shamet – Kawhi Leonard – Maurice Harkless – Ivica Zubac
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Eric Bledsoe – Wes Matthews – Khris Middleton – Giannis Antetokounmpo – Brook Lopez
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Lonzo Ball – JJ Redick – Josh Hart – Brandon Ingram – Derrick Favors
  • New York Knicks: Elfrid Payton – RJ Barrett – Marcus Morris – Julius Randle – Taj Gibson
  • Orlando Magic: Markelle Fultz – Evan Fournier – Aaron Gordon – Khem Birch – Nikola Vucevic
  • Phoenix Suns: Ricky Rubio – Devin Booker – Mikal Bridges – Dario Saric – Aron Baynes
  • Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell – Joe Ingles – Bojan Bogdanovic – Royce O’Neale – Rudy Gobert

Injury News

  • Boston Celtics: Jaylen Brown (thumb) is uncertain to play. Jayson Tatum (knee) is TBD.
  • Denver Nuggets: Jamal Murray (ankle) and Gary Harris (adductor) are TBD.
  • Golden State Warriors: Damion Lee (contract) will be active.
  • LA Clippers: Paul George (hamstring) is out.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo (finger) and Wes Matthews (finger) are probable.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Jrue Holiday (back) and Kenrich Williams (back) are out. JJ Redick (hamstring) is questionable. Brandon Ingram (knee), Derrick Favors (hamstring) and Jahlil Okafor (back) are probable.
  • New York Knicks: Dennis Smith Jr. (oblique) remains out. Marcus Morris (neck) and Frank Ntilikina (groin) are questionable. Mitchell Robinson (toe) and Reggie Bullock (neck) are probable.
  • Orlando Magic: Evan Fournier (quad), DJ Augustin (knee) and Michael Carter-Williams (shoulder) are TBD.
  • Phoenix Suns: Kelly Oubre (concussion) is out. Ricky Rubio (personal) is not on the injury report.
  • Utah Jazz: Nothing new.

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