Wednesday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups for Wednesday night's 11-game slate, including how the Philadelphia 76ers will look without Jimmy Butler.
  • For news and lineup updates in real time, visit the FantasyLabs link below.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each NBA team for Wednesday’s 11-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated 3:45 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Wednesday, Dec. 12


  • Atlanta Hawks: Jeremy Lin (back) and Omari Spellman (hip) are out.
  • Boston Celtics: Al Horford (knee) and Gordon Hayward (illness) are out. Aron Baynes (ankle) on track to play.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Nothing new.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Nothing new.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Tristan Thompson (foot) is out. David Nwaba (knee) is questionable.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. (wrist) is out. Dirk Nowitzki (ankle) is questionable. Maxi Kleber (toe) is probable.
  • Detroit Pistons: Glenn Robinson III (ankle) and Henry Ellenson (ankle) are out. Reggie Bullock (ankle) and Stanley Johnson (knee) are questionable.
  • Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala (hip) is out.
  • Indiana Pacers: Victor Oladipo (knee) is questionable.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Mike Conley (hamstring) is questionable.
  • Miami Heat: Hassan Whiteside (personal) and Goran Dragic (knee) are out. Tyler Johnson (hip) will play.
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo (neck) is available to play.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Robert Covington (knee) is probable.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Nikola Mirotic (ankle) is out. E’Twaun Moore (leg) is questionable.
  • New York Knicks: Trey Burke (knee) and Allonzo Trier (hamstring) are out.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Nothing new.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Jimmy Butler (groin) is doubtful.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Moe Harkless (rest) is out.
  • Sacramento Kings: Nothing new.
  • Toronto Raptors: Kawhi Leonard (hip) is TBD.
  • Utah Jazz: Nothing new.
  • Washington Wizards: John Wall (heel) is probable. Otto Porter (knee) is day-to-day.
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