Wednesday’s Projected NBA Starting Lineups and Injury News

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  • See projected NBA starting lineups and injury news for Wednesday's 10-game slate, including how the New Orleans Pelicans will look without Nikola Mirotic.
  • 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 10-game slate, along with notable news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out the FantasyLabs matchups page.

Last updated 3:30 p.m. ET.

Projected NBA Starting Lineups for Wednesday, Dec. 26


  • Atlanta Hawks: John Collins (ankle) and Omari Spellman (hip) are probable. Alex Len (back) is doubtful.
  • Brooklyn Nets: Allen Crabbe (knee) is out.
  • Charlotte Hornets: Nothing new.
  • Chicago Bulls: Zach LaVine (deltoid) is questionable. Bobby Portis (ankle) remains out.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Rodney Hood (Achilles) and David Nwaba (ankle) are out.
  • Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith Jr. (wrist) is out. Wesley Matthews (foot) is questionable. J.J. Barea (hamstring) and Dirk Nowitzki (ankle) are probable.
  • Denver Nuggets: Nothing new.
  • Detroit Pistons: Nothing new.
  • Indiana Pacers: Tyreke Evans (knee) is a game-time decision.
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Lou Williams (eye) not on injury report.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Joakim Noah (heel) is questionable. Mike Conley (hamstring), JaMychal Green (hamstring), Dillon Brooks (knee), Omri Casspi (illness) and Jevon Carter (illness) are all probable.
  • Miami Heat: Rodney McGruder (illness) not on injury report.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Derrick Rose (ankle) is on track to play. Jeff Teague (ankle) remains out.
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Nikola Mirotic (ankle) is out.
  • Orlando Magic: Nothing new.
  • Phoenix Suns: Jamal Crawford (knee) is out.
  • Sacramento Kings: Nothing new.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Lonnie Walker (meniscus) is available to make NBA debut.
  • Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry (back) is doubtful. Serge Ibaka (knee) is probable.
  • Washington Wizards: Nothing new.
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