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NBA Cheat Sheet: DraftKings Fantasy Basketball Injury Report, DFS Play of the Day for November 16

Jeff Pratt provides live NBA injury report updates for November 16, highlighting the best DraftKings plays of the day.

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Welcome to the live NBA injury report for Tuesday’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 November 16

Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Golden State Warriors Brooklyn Nets G. Payton II (A) Payton II will suit up.
Brooklyn Nets Golden State Warriors J. Harris (O), N. Claxton (O), P. Millsap (O) P. Mills to see an expanded role in Harris' absence.
Philadelphia 76ers Utah Jazz J. Embiid (O), D. Green (O), M. Thybulle (O) A. Drummond to continue starting with Embiid out.
Utah Jazz Philadelphia 76ers TBD TBD
San Antonio Spurs Los Angeles Clippers J. Poeltl (O) T. Yound will continue to see an expanded role with Poeltl sidelined.
Los Angeles Clippers San Antonio Spurs T. Mann (Q), K. Johnson (O), M. Morris Sr. (O) L. Kennard to see an expanded role if Mann is unable to play.

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Pratt’s Play of the Day (November 16)

Tobias Harris

With Joel Embiid in health and safety protocols and Ben Simmons still holding out, the bulk of Philadelphia’s offensive workload has fallen on Harris. While the Sixers are currently on a four-game losing streak, Harris has made the most of his opportunity as the No. 1 option. The Tennessee product has racked up 38+ DKFP in each of his last three games, including a huge 51.25 DKFP performance against the Pacers, in which he saw a season-high 36.3% usage rate. Tonight, Harris should continue to produce against a Jazz team that ranks 23rd in DKFP allowed to PFs.


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