The All-Star break is finally here! Well, sort of. We have nine games on the slate for Thursday before we break for about a week. The NBA All-Star Game is set for Sunday in Atlanta. So with that, we could see some unusual injury reports drop during the day. There are already a ton of names to monitor.
Let’s take a look at lineups for Thursday night, ahead of the All-Star break.
NBA starting lineups for Thursday, March 4th
Raptors confirmed lineup — Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell, DeAndre’ Bembry, Stanley Johnson, Aron Baynes
Lineup notes: Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, Malachi Flynn and Patrick McCaw (health protocols) are out.
Celtics confirmed lineup — Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Daniel Theis, Tristan Thompson
Clippers confirmed lineup — Patrick Beverley, Reggie Jackson, Kawhi Leonard, Nicolas Batum, Serge Ibaka
Lineup notes: Kawhi Leonard (back) will play. Marcus Morris (concussion) has been ruled out. Paul George (dizziness) was a late scratch from the lineup.
Wizards confirmed lineup — Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal, Garrison Mathews, Rui Hachimura, Mo Wagner
Pistons confirmed lineup — Dennis Smith Jr., Wayne Ellington Svi Mykhailiuk, Saddiq Bey, Mason Plumlee
Lineup notes: Jerami Grant (quad) is being listed as out. Josh Jackson (illness) is out.
Knicks confirmed lineup — Elfrid Payton, RJ Barrett, Reggie Bullock, Julius Randle, Nerlens Noel
Lineup notes: Derrick Rose (health protocols) has been ruled out. Frank Ntilikina (quad) and Elfrid Payton (hamstring) are available to play. Taj Gibson (ankle) is out.
Nuggets confirmed lineup — Jamal Murray, Monte Morris, Will Barton, Michael Porter Jr., Nikola Jokic
Pacers confirmed lineup — Malcolm Brogdon, Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner
Lineup notes: Domantas Sabonis (ankle) and Jeremy Lamb (knee) are available to play.
Bucks confirmed lineup — DJ Augustin, Donte DiVincenzo, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez
Grizzlies confirmed lineup — Ja Morant, Desmond Bane, Dillons Brooks, Kyle Anderson, Jonas Valanciunas
Lineup notes: Grayson Allen (concussion) is out.
Heat confirmed lineup — Kendrick Nunn, Jimmy Butler, Duncan Robinson, KZ Okpala, Kelly Olynyk
Lineup notes: Jimmy Butler (knee) is available to play. Bam Adebayo (knee) has been ruled out.
Pelicans confirmed lineup — Lonzo Ball, Eric Bledsoe, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, Steven Adams
Lineup notes: J.J. Redick (heel) and Zion Williamson (toe) have been ruled out.
Thunder confirmed lineup — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Theo Maledon, Lu Dort, Darius Bazley, Isaiah Roby
Lineup notes: Al Horford (rest) has been ruled out.
Spurs confirmed lineup — Dejounte Murray, Lonnie Walker, DeMar DeRozan, Trey Lyles, Jakob Poeltl
Lineup notes: Devin Vassell, Derrick White and Rudy Gay (health protocols) are out. LaMarcus Aldridge (illness) has been ruled out.
Warriors confirmed lineup — Nico Mannion, Andrew Wiggins, Damion Lee, Juan Toscano-Anderson, James Wiseman
Lineup notes: Draymond Green (ankle) and Stephen Curry (rest) have been ruled out. Kelly Oubre Jr. (wrist) is out.
Suns confirmed lineup — TBD
Kings vs. Trail Blazers, 10:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Kings confirmed lineup — De’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Bagley, Richaun Holmes
Lineup notes: Buddy Hield (ankle) will play.
Trail Blazers confirmed lineup — Damian Lillard, Gary Trent Jr., Derrick Jones Jr., Robert Covington, Enes Kanter