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NBA Cheat Sheet: DraftKings Fantasy Basketball Injury Report, DFS Play of the Day for November 4

Jeff Pratt provides live NBA injury report updates for November 4, highlighting the best DraftKings plays of the day.

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Welcome to the live NBA injury report for Thursday’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 4

Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Philadelphia 76ers Detroit Pistons J. Embiid (A), F. Korkmaz (Q) Embiid will suit up.
Detroit Pistons Philadelphia 76ers TBD TBD
Boston Celtics Miami Heat J. Richardson (O) R. Langford to see an expanded role with Richardson out.
Miami Heat Boston Celtics K. Okpala (Q), M. Strus (O) M. Morris to see an expanded role if Okpala is unable to play.
Utah Jazz Atlanta Hawks D. Mitchell (O), R. O'Neal (A), H. Whiteside (P), J. Butler (P), R. Gay (O) M. Conley & J. Clarkson will see a bump in production with Mitchell out.
Atlanta Hawks Utah Jazz J. Collins (GTD) D. Hunter to see more minutes if Collins is unable to suit up.
Houston Rockets Phoenix Suns D. Theis (O), E. Gordon (A) A. Sengun to continue starting in Theis' absence.
Phoenix Suns Houston Rockets D. Ayton (Q), C. Payne (Q) J. McGee to see an expanded role if Ayton is unable to suit up.
Oklahoma City Thunder Los Angeles Lakers TBD TBD
Los Angeles Lakers Oklahoma City Thunder L. James (O), A. Davis (P), W. Ellington (P), D. Howard (P) C. Anthony will see an expanded role with LeBron out.

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Pratt’s Play of the Day (November 4)

Tyler Herro

Herro has taken his game to the next level this season, averaging a career-high 22.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. What’s even more impressive is that Herro is doing so off the bench, dominating in a Heat offense with plenty of weapons to compete with for touches. Miami is firing on all cylinders right now, as reflected in their NBA-best 6-1 record, and a large part of that success can be attributed to Herro. The 6’5 guard had racked up 22+ points in three-straight contests, making him a worthwhile investment for your lineups against the struggling Celtics.


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