NBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 10/25

Every day this column provides live updates for all NBA news. Enjoy up-to-the-minute injury notifications and lineup confirmations. That Important news to watch Section will highlight notable injuries to monitor for current NBA roster.

Important NBA news to watch

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Hip) – Clean

  • Zion Williamson (Hip, Back) – Off

  • Kawhi Leonard (Injury Management) – Off

  • Herb Jones (Knee) – Off

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) – Off

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Detroit Pistons News

Confirmed Lineup: Cade Cunningham, Jaden Ivey, Saddiq Bey, Bojan Bogdanovic, Isaiah Stewart

Washington Wizards News

Confirmed Lineup: Monte Morris, Bradley Beal, Deni Avdija, Kyle Kuzma, and Kristaps Porzingis

Dallas Mavericks News

Confirmed Lineup: Luka Doncic, Spencer Dinwiddie, Reggie Bullock, Dorian Finney-Smith, JaVale McGee

  • Frank Ntilikina (Ankle) – Off

  • Davis Bertans (Knee hurt

  • Tim Hardaway Jr. (foot) – Off

Josh Green could clear 20 minutes, with Jaden Hardy and Facundo Campazzo potentially getting some of Hardaway Jr.’s time as well.

New Orleans Pelicans News

Confirmed Lineup: Jose Alvarado, CJ McCollum, Naji Marshall, Trey Murphy, Jonas Valanciunas

  • Zion Williamson (Hip, Back) – Off

  • Brandon Ingram (Concussion) – Off

  • Herb Jones (Knee) – Off

  • Kira Lewis (ACL) – Breached

  • EJ Liddell (ACL) – Breached

Trey Murphy, Naji Marshall and Jose Alvarado will be included in the starting XI. Larry Nance Jr., Jaxson Hayes and Devonte’ Graham would also play larger roles off the bench. CJ McCollum and Jonas Valanciunas recorded usage differentials of +3.0 and +2.7, respectively, with Ingram not appearing on the floor last season.

Los Angeles Clippers News

Confirmed Lineup: Reggie Jackson, Norman Powell, Terance Mann, Nicolas Batum, Ivica Zubac

  • PaulGeorge (illness) – Off

  • Kawhi Leonard (Injury Management) – Off

  • Mark Morris (personal) – Off

Ivica Zubac, Robert Covington and Nic Batum are all likely to catch up while Morris stays outside. Increases in use should come for the two point guards Norman Powell and Luke Kennard. Powell and Kennard should pick up George and Leonard’s minutes in wing rotation, with Terance Mann, Amir Coffey and BJ Boston also getting time.

Oklahoma City Thunder News

Confirmed Lineup: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Tre Mann, Aaron Wiggins, Lu Dort, and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Hip) – Clean

  • Josh Giddey (Ankle) – Off

  • Jalen Williams (Eye) – Injured

  • Chet Holmgren (Injured foot

  • Lindy Waters III (bidirectional) – Inactive

  • Eugene Omoruyi (bidirectional) – Inactive

Gilgeous-Alexander is in after being ruled out on Tuesday. Tre Mann still plans to start in a more important offensive role at guard, with Aaron Wiggins and Ousmane Dieng also likely to see more minutes again.

News from the Golden State Warriors

Confirmed Lineup: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Kevon Looney

DiVincenzo’s absence should help ensure that both Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody are in the Warriors’ ten-man rotation.

Phoenix Suns News

Confirmed Lineup: Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Deandre Ayton


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