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Tracking Karl-Anthony Towns, Joel Embiid, Anthony Davis, others on December 8th NBA injury report [UPDATE]

Here we’ll track all the latest news and injuries for Sunday’s six-game main slate.

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid reacts with guard Matisse Thybulle after his missed dunk and foul during the fourth quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

There are six games on Sunday’s main slate and we’ll be keeping an eye on all the latest injuries and lineup news heading into lock at 6:00 p.m. ET. Below is a table tracking each notable player, and we’ll drop in updates throughout the day with useful information for both DFS and season-long fantasy basketball.

UPDATE: Karl-Anthony Towns (knee) available, Andrew Wiggins will start, Jeff Teague a game-time call

Per the NBA injury report for tonight, KAT is available and Teague we’ll have to wait and see closer to game time. If Teague is out, Shabazz Napier will likely start and see big minutes. Wiggins is going to play, so Jarrett Culver and Robert Covington become less viable. KAT is still a good play overall though.

UPDATE: Rajon Rondo (hamstring) has been ruled out vs. Timberwolves

With Rondo out, we can expect more of Quinn Cook off the bench as the primary backup PG. He’d make for a decent value play on tonight’s slate and/or in Showdown on DK.

UPDATE: Cory Joseph (back) will start vs. Mavericks

UPDATE: Marvin Bagley (thumb) ruled out, Cory Joseph (back) a game-time decision vs. Mavericks

UPDATE: Matisse Thybulle (ankle) is available to play vs. Raptors

Thybulle will be able to give it a go tonight vs. Toronto. This impacts the value of Furkan Korkmaz a bit at wing, but doesn’t do much in terms of fantasy. It’s not an easy matchup for the Sixers, so I don’t know how crazy I am about playing Thybulle in DFS and season-long.

UPDATE: Bam Adebayo (groin) will play, Justise Winslow (back) out vs. Hornets

Bam is playing, so we can expect him to start and see his usual allotment of minutes. I think he’s a solid play in DFS and season-long so long as he isn’t on any restrictions. Winslow being out again, along with Goran Dragic, just means more Jimmy Butler goodness. Kendrick Nunn and Duncan Robinson should also see more minutes as a result.

UPDATE: Joel Embiid (hip) will play. Matisse Thybulle (ankle) questionable vs. Raptors

We knew Embiid was expected to play, but this news confirms that the big man will go against Toronto. This bumps Mike Scott out of the starting lineup and is a downgrade to Al Horford and Tobias Harris in DFS. If Thybulle is out, Scott could see more run, along with Furkan Korkmaz, who has been starting for the injured Josh Richardson.

NBA Injury Report, Dec. 8

Pos. Player Team Opp. Injury Status DraftKings Price Notes
Pos. Player Team Opp. Injury Status DraftKings Price Notes
C Karl-Anthony Towns MIN LAL Knee Available $10,200
C Joel Embiid PHI TOR Hip Will Play $10,000
PF/C Anthony Davis LAL MIN Shoulder Available $9,800
C Bam Adebayo MIA CHA Groin Will Play $8,100
SG/SF Andrew Wiggins MIN LAL Thumb Will Play $7,600
PF/C Marvin Bagley SAC DAL Thumb OUT $7,000
PG Jeff Teague MIN LAL Ankle GTD $6,500
PG/SF Justise Winslow MIA CHA Back OUT $5,400
PG Rajon Rondo LAL MIN Hamstring OUT $5,200
SG/SF Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC DAL Knee Will Play $4,900
PG/SG Cory Joseph SAC DAL Back Will Play $4,400 Joseph will start
SF/PF Kyle Kuzma LAL MIN Ankle Available $4,300
SG/SF Rodney Hood POR OKC Achilles OUT $4,200
SG/SF Matisse Thybulle PHI TOR Ankle Available $4,200
PG/SG Delon Wright DAL SAC Groin OUT $4,000
SF/PF Jake Layman MIN LAL Toe OUT $3,700