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NBA Cheat Sheet: DraftKings Fantasy Basketball Injury Report, DFS Play of the Day for October 25

Jeff Pratt provides live NBA injury report updates for October 25, highlighting the best DraftKings plays of the day.

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Welcome to the live NBA injury report for Monday’s DraftKings slate. The idea of this page is to provide instant updates to help you stay up-to-date with your lineups.

This page will be updated after the 1:30 p.m. ET and 5:30 p.m. ET injury reports, and you can confirm additional updates by checking the time stamp. When a player has a status change, they will now be bolded in the injuries and notes section.

I will also be highlighting my favorite DraftKings play of the day for each slate below the injury report.


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Key News to Monitor for October 25

Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Boston Celtics Charlotte Hornets J. Brown (A), A. Horford (O), R. Langford (O) Second night of B2B. D. Schroder will start in Horford's absence. Brown will play after a one-game absence.
Charlotte Hornets Boston Celtics T. Rozier (O), P. Washington (O) Second night of B2B. K. Oubre will continue to start in Rozier's absence. M. Bridges will see an expanded role with Washington out.
Milwaukee Bucks Indiana Pacers J. Holiday (O), B. Portis (O), D. DiVincenzo (O), B. Lopez (O), S. Ojeleye (O) G. Hill will continue to see an expanded role with Holiday unable to suit up.
Indiana Pacers Milwaukee Bucks C. LeVert (O), T. Warren (O), K. Martin (O) C. Duarte to continue seeing a significantly expanded role with LeVert sidelined.
Washington Wizards Brooklyn Nets B. Beal (A), T. Bryant (O), R. Hachimura (O), C. Winston (O), A. Gill (O) Beal will suit up after a one-game absence.
Brooklyn Nets Washington Wizards B. Brown (A), L. Aldridge (O) Second night of B2B. B. Griffin to see an expanded role in Aldridge's absence.
Detroit Pistons Atlanta Hawks J. Grant (O), C. Cunningham (O) K. Olynyk to see a bump in playing time with Grant out.
Atlanta Hawks Detroit Pistons D. Gallinari (O), O. Okongwu (O) S. Hill to see an expanded role with Gallinari unable to play.
Chicago Bulls Toronto Raptors C. White (O) A. Caruso will continue to see more minutes in White's absence.
Toronto Raptors Chicago Bulls P. Siakam (O), Y. Watanabe (O) S. Barnes to continue seeing an expanded role with Siakam sidelined.
Orlando Magic Miami Heat G. Harris (A), M. Carter-Williams (O), E. Moore (O), C. Okeke (O) Second night of B2B. Harris will suit up.
Miami Heat Orlando Magic K. Lowry (A) Lowry will play.
New Orleans Pelicans Minnesota Timberwolves J. Hart (O), D. Hommes (Q), Z. Williamson (O) T. Murphy to see more minutes with Hart unable to play.
Minnesota Timberwolves New Orleans Pelicans TBD TBD
Cleveland Cavaliers Denver Nuggets D. Garland (Q), D. Windler (Q) C. Sexton to see an expanded role if Garland is out.
Denver Nuggets Cleveland Cavaliers J. Murray (O) M. Morris to continue starting with Murray sidelined.
Portland Trail Blazers Los Angeles Clippers N. Powell (O), T. Snell (O) N. Little & L. Nance Jr. to see expanded roles with Powell & Snell out.
Los Angeles Clippers Portland Trail Blazers K. Johnson (Q), S. Ibaka (O) I. Zubac will continue to see a bump in minutes with Ibaka sidelined.

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Pratt’s Play of the Day (October 25)

Tyler Herro

After a disappointing sophomore season, Herro was very vocal about proving the doubters wrong heading into his third professional campaign. So far, he’s doing exactly that. The Kentucky product has come out firing, scoring 43+ DKFP in each of Miami’s first two contests. The Heat have confidently put the ball in Herro’s hands coming off the bench, as shown by his 35.4 average usage rate. At $6,400, he could be even more of a steal if Kyle Lowry (ankle) is unable to suit up. Keep an eye on Lowry’s status, but you can feel comfortable rostering Herro even if the veteran point guard plays.


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