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Kevin Porter Jr. is dealing with a bruised thigh and will not play on Sunday against the New Orleans Pelicans. (Source: per Mark Berman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: KPJ will have to rest on Sunday in order to heal a nagging thigh injury. Expect Eric Gordon to run the point guard position and Armoni Brooks to see an uptick in minutes against the Pelicans.


Otto Porter Jr. will sit out for Saturday’s contest against the San Antonio Spurs. (Source: per Brett Siegel on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Otto Porter Jr. is resting the left foot and will not suit up for Saturday’s game. Expect Gary Payton II and Nemanja Bjelica to take over his minutes against the Spurs.


Al Horford is scratched from Saturday’s game against the Portland Trailblazers due to stiffness in the lower back. (Source: per Boston Celtics on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Horford will sit out for Saturday’s game since he played for 34 minutes on Friday. Expect Robert Williams III to start in Horford’s place against the Trailblazers.


Jaylen Brown will not suit for Saturday’s contest against the Portland Trailblazers due to a tight hamstring. (Source: per Boston Celtics on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Brown will sit out for his second straight game as he’s dealing with a tight hamstring. Expect Jayson Tatum and Dennis Schroder to see a huge uptick in usage for Saturday’s game against the Trailblazers.


Luka Doncic (ankle) is ruled out for Saturday’s contest against the Memphis Grizzlies. (Source: per Michael Wallace on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Doncic will sit out for Saturday’s contest due to a swollen ankle from the previous game. Expect Jalen Brunson’s usage rate to increase for the game against the Grizzlies.


Jalen McDaniels has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Hornets sent players and staff home after concerns related to positive Covid testing. In a subsequent move, they also placed LaMelo Ball, Mason Plumlee, and Terry Rozier in the health and safety protocols.


Mason Plumlee has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. (Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Hornets sent players and staff home after concerns related to positive Covid testing. In a subsequent move, they also placed LaMelo Ball, Jalen McDaniels, and Terry Rozier in the health and safety protocols.


Terry Rozier has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and is expected to miss multiple games. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Hornets sent players and staff home after concerns related to positive Covid testing. In a subsequent move, they also placed Mason Plumlee, Jalen McDaniels, and LaMelo Ball in the health and safety protocols.


LaMelo Ball has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols and is expected to miss multiple games. (Source: Shams Charania on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Hornets sent players and staff home after concerns related to positive Covid testing. In a subsequent move, they also placed Mason Plumlee, Jalen McDaniels, and Terry Rozier in the health and safety protocols.


Rockets Head Coach Stephen Silas said that Jalen Green is progressing but still week-to-week and that he will not “play anytime soon.” (Source: Jackson Gatlin on twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Green was in contention for ROTY this year but depending on how much time he misses he may be to far behind. The Rockets are nowhere near a playoff position and thus should take is slow with their future all star.


Jaden McDaniels (illness) will be away from the team for this evenings game as the Timberwolves take on the Nets. (Source: Kyle Cohen on twitter)

Fantasy Impact: McDaniels (illness) is away from the team and thus his status moving forward will need to be monitored as it is not determined how long this will keep him out. For now he will be day-to-day.


Cam Reddish has been ruled out for Friday’s contest due to a left wrist injury/illness. (Source: per Atlanta Hawks on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Reddish’s absence for Friday’s game should line up a big game for Kevin Huerter.


T.J. Warren will not have another scan on his left foot until the end of December, according to Rick Carlisle. (Source: per Indiana Pacers on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Warren has yet to play this season and will also be out for the month of December. Expect the Pacers to ease the forward back into the rotation in January.


T.J. McConnell is in a cast and will be out for “weeks, not days,” according to head coach Rick Carlisle. (Source: per Indiana Pacers on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: With McConnell being absent for a few weeks, expect third-string point guard Brad Wanamaker to see a significant role moving forward.


The Sixers will not play Tobias Harris for Friday’s contest against the Atlanta Hawks. (Source: per Tim Bontemps on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Harris is currently dealing with a non- COVID illness and will sit out Friday. Expect Georges Niang to likely draw the spot start at power forward against the Hawks.


Kristaps Porzingis has now been downgraded to doubtful for Friday’s contest due to a bruised left knee. (Source: per Mavericks public relations on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Porzingis will probably rest the next couple of games. Expect Moses Brown and Boban Marjanovic to see an uptick in minutes for Friday’s contest against the New Orleans Pelicans.


Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (concussion) has entered the leagues concussion protocol and will miss multiple games. (Source: Kyle Cohen on twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Alexander had a big game scoring a season high 39 on Wednesday but unfortunately came out of it with a concussion. Shai is likely to miss multiple games due to the concussion which will result in Tre Mann filling in those minutes until SGA returns.


Nerlens Noel has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Bulls. (Source: NY Knicks PR on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Mitchell Robinson and Taj Gibson will see the minutes at center for the Knicks against Chicago.


RJ Barrett has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Bulls. (Source: NY Knicks PR on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Barrett left Tuesday's game early against the Nets. It is still unknown at the moment who will be starting.


Cedi Osman (lower back) will miss another game for the Cavaliers as they take on the Wizards Friday night. (Source: Josh Robbins on twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Osman will be out of the Cav’s lineup again due to lower back soreness. Consider him day-to-day moving forward.