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NBA Cheat Sheet: DraftKings Fantasy Basketball Injury Report, DFS Play of the Day for November 17

Jeff Pratt provides live NBA injury report updates for November 17, highlighting the best DraftKings plays of the day.

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Welcome to the live NBA injury report for Wednesday’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 17

Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Indiana Pacers Detroit Pistons C. Duarte (Q) J. Holiday to see an expanded role if Duarte is unable to play.
Detroit Pistons Indiana Pacers TBD TBD
Washington Wizards Charlotte Hornets D. Bertans (O) D. Avdija to continue seeing an expanded role with Bertans out.
Charlotte Hornets Washington Wizards G. Hayward (A), P. Washington (O) J. McDaniels will continue to see a bump in playing time in Washington's absence.
Boston Celtics Atlanta Hawks J. Brown (O), R. Williams (O) G. Williams will start with Williams unable to suit up.
Atlanta Hawks Boston Celtics B. Bogdanovic (A), K. Huerter (A) Bogdanovic & Huerter will play.
Cleveland Cavaliers Brooklyn Nets J. Allen (O), K. Love (A), E. Mobley (O), L. Markkanen (O) D. Wade will see a bump in minutes with Allen & Mobley sidelined.
Brooklyn Nets Cleveland Cavaliers TBD TBD
Orlando Magic New York Knicks J. Suggs (A) Suggs will suit up.
New York Knicks Orlando Magic N. Noel (O) M. Robinson will see an expanded role in Noel's absence.
New Orleans Pelicans Miami Heat TBD TBD
Miami Heat New Orleans Pelicans B. Adebayo (O), J. Butler (A), D. Dedmon (A), K. Lowry (O) T. Herro to see an expanded role with Lowry out. Dedmon will see a bump in minutes with Adebayo sidelined.
Los Angeles Lakers Milwaukee Bucks A. Davis (P), L. James (O), K. Nunn (O), A. Reaves (O) C. Anthony will continue to see a bump in minutes with LeBron sidelined.
Milwaukee Bucks Los Angeles Lakers K. Middleton (A), G. Hill (A), B. Lopez (O) Middleton will return after an extended absence.
Houston Rockets Oklahoma City Thunder K. Porter Jr. (Q) J. Green will see an expanded role if KPJ is unable to play.
Oklahoma City Thunder Houston Rockets TBD TBD
Sacramento Kings Minnesota Timberwolves TBD TBD
Minnesota Timberwolves Sacramento Kings TBD TBD
Dallas Mavericks Phoenix Suns L. Doncic (O), M. Kleber (O) J. Brunson to see an expanded role in Doncic's absence.
Phoenix Suns Dallas Mavericks F. Kaminsky (O) J. McGee will see a bump in playing tim with Kaminsky out.
Chicago Bulls Portland Trail Blazers TBD TBD
Portland Trail Blazers Chicago Bulls TBD TBD

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Pratt’s Play of the Day (November 17)

Jalen Brunson

Brunson has been a steady presence off the bench for Dallas this season, averaging a career-high 15.1 points, 4.7 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game. With Luka Doncic (ankle) set to miss some time, the Mavericks will be looking for players to step up and handle an increased offensive workload, and Brunson fits the bill. The Villanova product has been effective this season when he sees an increased usage rate, which will absolutely be the case with Doncic sidelined. Brunson has tremendous value at $5,700 against a Suns team that ranks 27th in DKFP allowed to guards.


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