It’s been a very tough week in the NBA for superstar talent. Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James is expected to miss several weeks due to a high ankle sprain. Milwaukee Bucks PF Giannis Antetokounmpo enters Monday doubtful to play due to a knee sprain. Charlotte Hornets Rookie of the Year favorite LaMelo Ball is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a fractured wrist. Things are #notgood. Still, we trek on during deadline week with March Madness in full swing with eight games on Monday.
Let’s take a look at lineups for Monday night.
NBA starting lineups for Monday, March 22nd
Kings vs. Cavaliers, 7:30 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Kings confirmed lineup — De’Aaron Fox, Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, Harrison Barnes, Richaun Holmes
Cavs confirmed lineup — Darius Garland, Collin Sexton, Isaac Okoro, Larry Nance Jr., Jarrett Allen
Lineup notes: Darius Garland (quad) will play.
Thunder vs. Timberwolves, 8:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Thunder confirmed lineup — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Theo Maledon, Aleksej, Pokusevski, Isaiah Roby, Moses Brown
Lineup notes: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (shoulder) will play. Lu Dort (toe) and Al Horford (rest) are out.
Timberwolves confirmed lineup — Ricky Rubio, Anthony Edwards, Jake Layman, Jarred Vanderbilt, Karl-Anthony Towns
Hornets vs. Spurs, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Hornets confirmed lineup — Devonte’ Graham, Terry Rozier, Gordon Hayward, PJ Washington, Bismack Biyombo
Lineup notes: LaMelo Ball (wrist) is out. Terry Rozier (hip) is available to play. Cody Zeller (shoulder) is out. Devonte’ Graham will start for Ball.
Spurs confirmed lineup — Dejounte Murray, Derrick White, DeMar DeRozan, Keldon Johnson, Jakob Poeltl
Jazz vs. Bulls, 9:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Jazz confirmed lineup — Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O’Neale, Rudy Gobert
Lineup notes: Rudy Gobert (hip) will play.
Bulls confirmed lineup — Tomas Satoransky, Zach LaVine, Patrick Williams, Thaddeus Young, Lauri Markkanen
Lineup notes: Garrett Temple (ankle) is doubtful. Patrick Williams (shoulder) is probable.
Raptors vs. Rockets, 9:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Raptors confirmed lineup — Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet, Norman Powell, Stanley Johnson, Pascal Siakam
Lineup notes: OG Anunoby (rest) is out.
Rockets confirmed lineup — John Wall, Sterling Brown, Danuel House, Jae’Sean Tate, Christian Wood
Lineup notes: Victor Oladipo (rest) is out. John Wall is not on the injury report. Kevin Porter Jr. (quad) has been ruled out.
Celtics vs. Grizzlies, 9:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Celtics confirmed lineup — Jeff Teague, Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Semi Ojeleye, Daniel Theis
Lineup notes: Kemba Walker (knee) and Tristan Thompson (health protocols) are out. Jayson Tatum (illness) has been ruled out.
Grizzlies confirmed lineup — Ja Morant, Grayson Allen, Dillon Brooks, Kyle Anderson, Jonas Valanciunas
Pacers vs. Bucks, 9:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Pacers confirmed lineup — Edmond Sumner, Caris LeVert, Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Domantas Sabonis
Lineup notes: Malcolm Brogdon (back) and Myles Turner (ankle) are out.
Bucks confirmed lineup — Jrue Holiday, Donte DiVincenzo, Pat Connaughton, Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez
Lineup notes: Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) is listed as out.
Hawks vs. Clippers, 10:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Hawks confirmed lineup — Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, Tony Snell, John Collins, Clint Capela
Lineup notes: Trae Young (quad) will play. De’Andre Hunter (knee) will play on a minutes limit.
Clippers confirmed lineup — Reggie Jackson, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Marcus Morris, Ivica Zubac
Lineup notes: Serge Ibaka (back) and Patrick Beverley (knee) are out.