Unlike Tuesday night, where we only had three games in the association. On Wednesday night, we have 12 games on the main slate with tip-off times set between 7:00 p.m. ET and 10:00 p.m. ET. Within those 12 games, we have two games on ESPN. The broadcast night begins at 7:30 p.m. ET with the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers. That’s followed at 10:00 p.m. ET when the Minnesota Timberwolves will be taking on the Golden State Warriors. There should be a lot of information about who is starting and out, which could affect fantasy basketball lineups and the betting lines.
Let’s take a look at lineups for Wednesday night.
NBA starting lineups for Wednesday, January 27
Pacers vs. Hornets, 7 p.m. ET
Pacers confirmed lineup — PG Malcolm Brogdon, SG Jeremy Lamb, SF Justin Holiday, PF Domantas Sabonis, C Myles Turner
Lineup notes: Domantas Sabonis (knee) is listed as questionable, while TJ Warren remains out with a stress fracture in his left foot. UPDATE: Sabonis is now listed as available to play.
Hornets confirmed lineup — PG Devonte Graham, SG Terry Rozier, SF Gordon Hayward, PF P.J. Washington, C Cody Zeller
Lineup notes: Nick Richards (left ankle sprain) is questionable.
Pistons vs. Cavaliers, 7 p.m. ET
Pistons confirmed lineup — PG Delon Wright, SG Wayne Ellington, SF Saadiq Bey, PF Jerami Grant, C Mason Plumlee
Lineup notes: Blake Griffin (knee/injury management) and Killian Hayes (hip) have been both ruled out.
Cavaliers confirmed lineup — PG Darius Garland, SG Collin Sexton, SF Isaac Okoro, PF Cedi Osman, C Andre Drummond
Lineup notes: Kevin Love (right calf) and Matthew Dellavedova (concussion) have been both ruled out. Meanwhile, Larry Nance Jr. (wrist) is listed as questionable. UPDATE: Nance is now ruled out. Darius Garland will not be on a minutes restriction, per FantasyLabs.
Kings vs. Magic, 7 p.m. ET
Kings confirmed lineup — PG De’Aaron Fox, SG Buddy Hield, SF Harrison Barnes, PF Marvin Bagley, C Richaun Holmes
Lineup notes: Hassan Whiteside (left hip) is probable, while Nemanja Bjelica (back) is doubtful. DaQuan Jeffies (left ankle) and Jahmi’us Ramsey (left groin) are both ruled out. UPDATE: Whiteside is now listed as available to play, but Bjelica has been ruled out.
Magic confirmed lineup — PG Cole Anthony, SG Evan Fournier, SF James Ennis, PF Aaron Gordon, C Vucevic
Lineup notes: Michael Carter-Williams has been ruled out with a foot injury. Al-Farouq Aminu (right knee), Jonathan Isaac (left knee), and Chuma Okeke (left knee) are all ruled out.
Nets vs. Hawks, 7:30 p.m. ET
Nets confirmed lineup — PG Kyrie Irving, SG James Harden, SF Joe Harris, PF Kevin Durant, C DeAndre Jordan
Lineup notes: Nicolas Claxton (right knee) is ruled out.
Hawks confirmed lineup — PG Trae Young, SG Kevin Huerter, SF De’Andre Hunter, PF John Collins, C Clint Capela
Lineup notes: Clint Capela (hand soreness), Rajon Rondo (ankle) Cam Reddish (Achilles tightness) are all listed as questionable, while Danilo Gallinari (ankle) is listed as probable. UPDATE: Both Capela, Reddish, and Gallinari will play, but Rondo has been ruled out.
Nuggets vs. Heat, 7:30 p.m. ET
Nuggets confirmed lineup — PG Jamal Murray, SG Gary Harris, SF Will Barton, PF Paul Millsap, C Nikola Jokic
Lineup notes: P.J. Dozier (right hamstring) and Greg Whittington (left knee) have both been ruled out.
Heat confirmed lineup — PG Kendrick Nunn, SG Duncan Robinson, SF KZ Okpala, PF Kelly Olynyk, C Bam Adebayo
Lineup notes: Avery Bradley is questionable and Jimmy Butler is out due to the health and safety protocols. Goran Dragic (left groin), Tyler Herro (neck), and Gabe Vincent (right ankle) are all questionable. Maurice Harkless (left thigh), Meyers Leonard (left shoulder), and Chris Silver (left hip flexor) are all ruled out. UPDATE: Dragic and Herro has been ruled as out, but Bradley and Vincent are available to play.
Lakers vs. Sixers, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Lakers confirmed lineup — PG Denis Schroder, SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SF LeBron James, PF Anthony Davis, C Marc Gasol
Lineup notes: Anthony Davis (right ankle) is probably and LeBron James (left ankle) is questionable.
Sixers confirmed lineup — PG Ben Simmons, SG Seth Curry, SF Danny Green, PF Tobias Harris, C Joel Embiid
Lineup notes: Seth Curry (ankle) is available to play on Wednesday.
Bucks vs. Raptors, 7:30 p.m. ET
Bucks confirmed lineup — PG Jrue Holiday, SG Donte DiVincenzo, SF Khris Middleton, PF Giannis Antetokounmpo, C Brook Lopez
Lineup notes: TBD
Raptors confirmed lineup — PG Kyle Lowry, SG Fred VanVleet, SF Norman Powell, PF Pascal Siakam, C Aron Baynes
Lineup notes: OG Anunoby (left calf strain) is listed as questionable. UPDATE: Anunoby has been ruled out, while Pascal Siakam is still a game time decision.
Celtics vs. Spurs, 8:30 p.m. ET
Celtics confirmed lineup — PG Kemba Walker, SG Marcus Smart, SF Jaylen Brown, PF Jayson Tatum, C Daniel Theis
Lineup notes: Payton Pritchard (MCL) is out.
Spurs confirmed lineup — PG Dejounte Murray, SG Lonnie Walker, SF DeMar DeRozan, PF Keldon Johnson, C LaMarcus Aldridge
Lineup notes: Derrick White (toe) is out.
Wizards vs. Pelicans, 9 p.m. ET
Wizards confirmed lineup — PG Raul Neto, SG Bradley Beal, SF Isaac Bonga, PF Jordan Bell, C Robin Lopez
Lineup notes: Russell Westbrook (rest) has been ruled out to play in the Wizards’ second game of a back-to-back. Rui Hachimura, Davis Bertans, Deni Avdija, Ish Smith, Troy Brown Jr., Moe Wagner remain out due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Raul Neto (groin) is listed as questionable.
Pelicans confirmed lineup — PG Lonzo Ball, SG Eric Bledsoe, SF Brandon Ingram, PF Zion Williamson, C Steven Adams
Lineup notes: TBD
Thunder vs. Suns, 9 p.m. ET
Thunder confirmed lineup — PG Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, SG Theo Maledon, SF Luguentz Dort, PF Darius Bazley, C Al Horford
Lineup notes: Al Horford (personal) and George Hill (thumb) are both listed as questionable. UPDATE: Horford is now listed as available to play on Wednesday night.
Suns confirmed lineup — PG Chris Paul, SG Mikal Bridges, SF Jae Crowder, PF Cameron Johnson, C Deandre Ayton
Lineup notes: Devin Booker (hamstring) has been ruled out for Wednesday night.
Mavericks vs. Jazz, 9 p.m. ET
Mavericks confirmed lineup — PG Luka Doncic, SG Josh Richardson, SF Tim Hardaway, PF Dorian Finney-Smith, C Kristaps Porzingis
Lineup notes: Josh Richardson, Dorian Finney-Smith, Maxi Kleber, and Dwight Powell are all listed as questionable due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Jazz confirmed lineup — PG Mike Conley, SG Joe Ingles, SF Bojan Bogdanovic, PF Royce O’Neale. C Rudy Gobert
Lineup notes: Donovan Mitchell is out for the Jazz with a concussion and will not play on Wednesday night against the Mavs, per Tony Jones of the Athletic. He entered the concussion protocol after taking an elbow from Knicks guard Austin Rivers on Tuesday night. Derrick Favors (knee) is listed as questionable.
Timberwolves vs. Warriors, 10 p.m. ET, ESPN
Timberwolves confirmed lineup — PG Ricky Rubio, SG Malik Beasley, SF Josh Okogie, PF Jarred Vanderbilt, C Naz Reid
Lineup notes: D’Angelo Russell (quad) and Jarrett Culver (ankle) have been ruled out.
Warriors confirmed lineup — PG Stephen Curry, SG Andrew Wiggins, SF Kelly Oubre, PF Draymond Green, C Kevon Looney
Lineup notes: None