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Jalen Brunson, Jrue Holiday, D’Angelo Russell headline NBA injury report for Tuesday, March 7

We take a look at the NBA injury report for Tuesday, March 7 and break down all the latest news for fantasy basketball.

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Jalen Brunson of the New York Knicks prepares to shoot a free throw during the game against the Brooklyn Nets on March 1, 2023 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
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We’ve got eight games on Tuesday’s NBA slate, anchored by a doubleheader on TNT. Here’s a look at the day’s injury report, along with the relevant fantasy and betting implications.

NBA Injury Report: March 7

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic

Giannis Antetokounmpo (illness) - OUT
Jrue Holiday (neck) - OUT

Update - Well, things have changed a bit in this one. Holiday has officially been ruled out due to his neck injury, while Antetokounmpo has come down with an illness. The Bucks should still be able to stay competitive but are likely going to be underdogs or just slight favorites against Orlando. Carter and Allen are solid value adds here, while Bobby Portis should see more touches with Antetokounmpo out.

If Holiday sits, Jevon Carter is likely to get the start with Grayson Allen likely also getting touches as the lead guard. Antetokounmpo should be in.

Wendell Carter Jr. (hip) - OUT
Gary Harris (groin) - OUT

Update - Carter Jr. is out, and Harris has also been ruled out for Orlando. Moritz Wagner is a fine value play, with Cole Anthony likely to get more minutes with Harris out.

If Carter Jr. gets ruled out, Moritz Wagner is likely to get big minutes for the Magic.

Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons

Kyle Kuzma (knee) - available
Monte Morris (back) - OUT

Update - Kuzma is in and will get the start for Washington in this game.

Update - Morris has officially been ruled out.

If Kuzma sits, Daniel Gafford will get more minutes in the frontcourt. Morris could come back in after a brief absence, and he’d take some touches away from Deni Avdija and Corey Kispert if active.

Bojan Bogdanovic (Achilles) - OUT
Isaiah Stewart (hip) - OUT
Jalen Duren (ankle) - OUT
Hamidou Diallo (ankle) - OUT, will miss rest of season
Killian Hayes (hand) - OUT
Alec Burks (foot) - OUT

Update - Everyone is out for Detroit, so players like James Wiseman and Marvin Bagley remain value plays. Jaden Ivey is also a strong DFS option as he’s going to see high usage, even on the second night of a back-to-back.

We’ll see who is in for Detroit on the second night of a back-to-back set.

Charlotte Hornets vs. New York Knicks

Jalen Brunson (foot) - OUT

Update - Brunson has officially been ruled out, which means Quickley is set to get the start for the Knicks. He’s an excellent value option after going for 38 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals in Sunday’s double overtime win over the Celtics.

If Brunson is out for this game, Immanuel Quickley will get the start at point guard. Quentin Grimes could also see some additional touches for the Knicks.

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Joel Embiid (injury management) - available
James Harden (injury management) - OUT
Tobias Harris (calf) - available
P.J. Tucker (back) - available

Update - Harris and Tucker are in for the 76ers but Harden has been ruled out. That likely doesn’t mean much for the game line but De’Anthony Melton is set to get the start for Philly tonight.

Update - At the moment it looks like Harden is questionable and Embiid is set to suit up. Harris and Tucker are both officially questionable.

Harris and Tucker didn’t play Monday, so we’ll see if they’re able to suit up tonight. Embiid and Harden could be rested on the second night of a back-to-back.

Brooklyn Nets vs. Houston Rockets

No notable day-to-day injuries for either team at this time.

Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Draymond Green (hand) - available
Kevon Looney (back) - available

Update - Looney is in for the Warriors. Green is also in for the Warriors and will get the start for Tuesday’s game.

Update - Looney has been added to the report and is questionable. Anthony Lamb and JaMychal Green could see more minutes up front if he’s unable to play.

Green aggravated this injury Sunday but he should be in for the Warriors as they hope to end their road struggles.

Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks

Lauri Markkanen (back) - available
Walker Kessler (illness) - OUT
Jordan Clarkson (hand) - OUT

Update - Clarkson has been ruled out.

Update - Kessler has been ruled out, which likely means more playing time for Udoka Azubuike and Damian Jones.

Update - Even if Clarkson is ultimately available, the Jazz will likely keep rolling with Ochai Agbaji, Kris Dunn and Talen Horton-Tucker as the main guards.

The stretch forward is available for the Jazz, but he might not play a lot with the team trying to tank.

Maxi Kleber (hamstring) - available

Update - Kleber is back in and should help the Mavericks a bit defensively. He’ll take some playing time away from Wood and Bertans.

Kleber was expected to return Sunday but had a late setback and was scratched. If he can’t play Tuesday, that means more minutes for Christian Wood and Davis Bertans.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Ja Morant (personal) - OUT, away from team indefinitely

With Morant taking some time away from the team, Tyus Jones will likely start at point guard with Desmond Bane also getting some touches as the secondary playmaker.

Anthony Davis (foot) - available
D’Angelo Russell (ankle) - OUT

Update - Russell has been ruled out, so clearly he suffered some type of setback in his pregame routine or the Lakers are being extra careful. Davis, as expected, is in. This means Reaves and Schroder are set to once again play big minutes in the backcourt.

Russell is set to return and if he does play, he’ll likely take minutes away from Austin Reaves. Reaves and Dennis Schroder have been playing well of late, so Russell could come off the bench and then also play in crunch time in his return.