We’ve got seven games on Tuesday’s NBA slate, with TNT hosting its usual doubleheader. Here’s a look at the day’s injury report, along with the relevant fantasy and betting implications.
NBA Injury Report: January 10
Jalen Duren (ankle) - OUT
Bojan Bogdanovic (calf) - OUT
Isaiah Stewart (shoulder) - OUT
Update - Well, so much for Stewart being in line to get minutes. He’s been ruled out with a shoulder injury, which means Nerlens Noel will get the start on Tuesday.
Isaiah Stewart and Saddiq Bey should be in for big minutes as replacements for Duren and Bogdanovic respectively.
Joel Embiid (foot) - available
PJ Tucker (illness) - available
Update - Embiid and Tucker are both in. Both will start for the 76ers in this game.
Update - Doc Rivers said Embiid is most likely going to play but he’s not officially good to go for the 76ers.
The big domino is Embiid, who is at least appearing to progress towards a return. Montrezl Harrell and Paul Reed are backup center options for Philadelphia if Embiid sits out.
Bam Adebayo (wrist) - OUT
Tyler Herro (Achilles) - OUT
Kyle Lowry (knee) - OUT
Update - The Heat won’t mess around with their injury report, as Herro and Adebayo are both out. This means Strus and Dedmon are in line for big minutes against the Thunder.
Gabe Vincent is probable and should start in Lowry’s place. Herro has a new injury and if he sits, Max Strus is the replacement option. If Adebayo is out, Dewayne Dedmon likely gets big minutes in the frontcourt.
Gordon Hayward (hamstring) - OUT
Update - As expected, Hayward is out. McDaniels, who is reportedly a trade target among several contenders, will likely get heavy minutes again.
With Hayward set to sit out, Jalen McDaniels remains an excellent value play in DFS lineups.
No notable day-to-day injuries for either team at this time.
Chris Paul (hip) - OUT
Deandre Ayton (ankle) - OUT
Landry Shamet (hip) - OUT
Update - Shamet is out as well, and this is likely not going to be a pleasant experience for the Suns in the Bay Area tonight.
Update - Ayton has been ruled out, which means Biyombo and Landale are going to man the frontcourt for the Suns in this one.
Paul is out, so Damion Lee will likely get significant run here. If Shamet sits, that means more shots for Mikal Bridges. Ayton sitting would mean Bismack Biyombo, Jock Landale and Dario Saric would command the frontcourt rotation.
Stephen Curry (shoulder) - available
Klay Thompson (knee) - available
Update - As expected, Thompson will play for the Warriors tonight.
Update - Curry is in for Tuesday’s game and will make his return to the court earlier than expected.
It seems like Curry will be in, as he was initially listed as probable. Thompson will be back, which hurts Donte DiVincenzo in fantasy/DFS formats.
Jusuf Nurkic (illness) - available
Update - As expected, Nurkic is in for Portland.
It’s a bit odd Nurkic is still battling symptoms from an illness but he’s played through it and should be in for this one.
Luka Doncic (ankle) - available
Update - Doncic is in for Dallas.
Update - The line movement for this game suggested Doncic would eventually play and he’s now officially being listed as probable.
If Doncic sits, Spencer Dinwiddie will take on the role of the lead guard in this offense.
Paul George (hamstring) - OUT
Luke Kennard (calf) - OUT
George being out means Kawhi Leonard is the focal point of this offense. Kennard sitting opens up good minutes for Terance Mann.