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Andre Iguodala (hip) questionable for Warriors Sunday

Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala is considered questionable to play Sunday in the team's game against the Sacramento Kings.

What It Means:

Iguodala is dealing with a hip ailment, and his status for Sunday's game is currently in doubt. Keep an eye out for updates ahead of the 9 p.m. ET tipoff. Should Iguodala sit, Juan Toscano-Anderson could see added minutes.

In 2 games this season, Iguodala has averaged 8.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.0 blocks and 20.0 FanDuel points.

Moe Harkless (hip) questionable for Kings Sunday

Sacramento Kings forward Moe Harkless is considered questionable to play Sunday in the team's game against the Golden State Warriors.

What It Means:

Harkless missed Friday's game with a hip ailment, but he has a chance of returning to the court for Sunday's tilt. Keep an eye on his status ahead of the 9 p.m. ET tipoff. Should Harkless return, Terence Davis could revert to a role off the bench.

Our models currently project Harkless for 7.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 16.7 FanDuel points across 24.2 minutes of action.

Jrue Holiday (heel) starting for Bucks in return Saturday; George Hill to bench

Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday will start Saturday in the team's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

What It Means:

Holiday missed last game due to a heel injury, but he's been cleared to return to the court on Saturday. He'll also return to the starting lineup, which means veteran George Hill will revert to a role off the bench.

Our models project Holiday for 14.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 32.5 FanDuel points across 32.5 minutes of action.

Source: Dan Weiss

George Hill coming off Bucks' bench Saturday

Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill will play with the second unit Saturday in the team's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

What It Means:

Hill started in Thursday's contest with Jrue Holiday sidelined, but with the star returning to the court, the veteran will revert to a role off the bench.

Our models project Hill for 6.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 13.6 FanDuel points across 19.5 minutes of action.

Source: Dan Weiss

Josh Hart (quad) ruled out for Pelicans Saturday night

New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart will not play Saturday in the team's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

What It Means:

Hart was doubtful, so this isn't a surprise. Look for Herbert Jones to remain in the lineup on the wing.

In 1 game and 10 minutes this season, Hart has 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 8.9 FanDuel points.

Miami's Kyle Lowry (ankle) ruled out on Saturday, Gabe Vincent to start

Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry (ankle) will not play in Saturday's contest against the Indiana Pacers.

What It Means:

Lowry will miss his first game this season after suffering a ankle injury during Miami's season opener. In a matchup against a Pacers' team playing with a 100.5 pace, expect Gabe Vincent to see more minutes at the point on Saturday night.

Vincent's FanDuel salary stands at $3,600.

Pacers' Torrey Craig (shoulder) available on Saturday

Indiana Pacers forward Torrey Craig (shoulder) is available for Saturday's game against the Miami Heat.

What It Means:

Craig has been upgraded to available and will be active for Saturday's clash with Miami. Our models expect him to play 24.1 minutes against the Heat.

Craig's Saturday projection includes 8.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 21.9 FanDuel points. His salary is $4,200.

Indiana's Justin Holiday (ankle) active on Saturday

Indiana Pacers guard / forward Justin Holiday (ankle) will play in Saturday's game against the Miami Heat.

What It Means:

Holiday will be available for the second game of Indiana's back-to-back despite a recent ankle injury. In a matchup against a Miami team playing with a 106.0 pace, our models project Holiday to score 22,6 FanDuel points at the salary of $5,200.

Holiday's projection includes 11.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.0 assists.

Source: Tony East

Miami's Gabe Vincent starting on Saturday in place of injured Kyle Lowry (ankle)

Miami Heat point guard Gabe Vincent is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Indiana Pacers.

What It Means:

Vincent will draw the start against the Pacers on Saturday with Kyle Lowry sidelined with an ankle injury. Both Vincent and Tyler Herro should see an increase in minutes with Lowry ruled out.

The Heat have an implied total of 113.75 on Saturday, the fifth-highest total on the main according to numberFire's DFS Heat Map.

Celtics' Jaylen Brown (knee) questionable for Sunday

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets.

What It Means:

Brown is dealing with patella tendinopathy in his left knee and is considered questionable to face the Rockets on Sunday. If he is available, our models expect him to play 35.3 minutes against Houston.

Brown's Sunday projection includes 23.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 38.1 FanDuel points.

Wayne Ellington (hamstring) ruled out for Lakers Sunday

Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will not play Sunday in the team's game against the Memphis Grizzlies.

What It Means:

Ellington has yet to make his season debut with the Lakers due to a hamstring injury, but the team says he is close to returning. For now, expect Kent Bazemore to remain in the starting lineup on the wing.

In 46 games last season, Ellington averaged 9.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22.0 minutes.

Jeremy Lamb (wrist) available for Pacers Saturday

Indiana Pacers guard/forward Jeremy Lamb will play Saturday in the team's game against the Miami Heat.

What It Means:

Lamb is dealing with a sore wrist, but he continues to play through it. Expect him to get his usual helping of minutes on the wing.

Our models project Lamb for 10.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 20.9 FanDuel points across 22.1 minutes of action.

Source: Tony East

Cameron Payne (hamstring) ruled out for Suns Saturday

Phoenix Suns guard Cameron Payne will not play Saturday in the team's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

What It Means:

The Suns are on the second night of a back-to-back set, and Payne will not play. In his absence, Elfrid Payton could be in line for added minutes as the leader of the second unit.

In 2 games this season, Payne has averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 14.8 FanDuel points.

Danilo Gallinari (shoulder) out for Atlanta's Saturday matchup against Cleveland

Atlanta Hawks small forward Danilo Gallinari (shoulder) is ruled out for Saturday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

What It Means:

Gallinari will miss his second straight game with shoulder soreness. Expect Cam Reddish to log more minutes in a fast tempo opportunity against a Cleveland unit playing with a 105.3 pace.

Reddish's current Saturday projection includes 8.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists.

Taj Gibson (personal) questionable for Knicks Sunday

New York Knicks forward/center Taj Gibson is considered questionable to play Sunday in the team's game against the Orlando Magic.

What It Means:

Gibson has missed the first two games of the season due to a personal issue, and he's in danger of missing a third consecutive contest. Keep an eye on his status ahead of the 7 p.m. ET tipoff. Nerlens Noel, meanwhile, is doubtful with a sore left knee.

In 45 games last season, Gibson averaged 5.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks.

Atlanta's Danilo Gallinari (shoulder) questionable for Saturday's game against Cleveland

Atlanta Hawks small forward Danilo Gallinari (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Saturday's contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

What It Means:

Gallinari's status is currently unknown after Atlanta's veteran forward missed their season opener with left shoulder soreness. Expect Cam Reddish to log more minutes off the Hawks' bench if Gallinari remains out.

Gallinari's current projection includes 8.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists.

Jrue Holiday (heel) available for Bucks on Saturday

Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday is available to play Saturday in the team's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

What It Means:

Holiday was listed as probable to play, so this comes as no surprise. His return to the court will likely send George Hill to a role off the bench against Dejounte Murray and Co.

Our models project Holiday for 14.6 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 32.7 FanDuel points across 32.5 minutes of action.

Justin Holiday (ankle) questionable for Pacers' Saturday matchup against Heat

Indiana Pacers guard / forward Justin Holiday (ankle) is questionable to play in Saturday's game against the Miami Heat.

What It Means:

Holiday's status is uncertain after Indiana's guard played through a left ankle sprain on Friday night. Expect T.J. McConnell to play more minutes if Holiday is inactive against the Heat.

Holiday's current Saturday projection includes 11.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.0 assists.

Charlotte's Terry Rozier (ankle) questionable for Sunday's contest against Nets

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier (ankle) is questionable to play in Sunday's game against the Brooklyn Nets.

What It Means:

Rozier's status is currently in limbo after Charlotte's point guard was forced to leave Friday's game with an ankle injury in the fourth quarter. Expect Kelly Oubre to see more minutes if Rozier is ruled out on Sunday.

Rozier's current projection against the Nets includes 19.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.2 assists.

Source: Rod Boone

Joel Embiid (knee) questionable for 76ers Sunday

Philadelphia 76ers center joel Embiid is considered questionable to play Sunday in the team's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

What It Means:

Embiid is dealing with a knee ailment, and his status for Sunday's game is in question. Keep an eye out for updates ahead of Sunday's 7 p.m. ET tipoff. Should Embiid sit, Charles Bassey could enter the starting lineup down low. That's because backup center Andre Drummond is doubtful with an ankle ailment.

Our models currently project Embiid for 26.9 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 49.5 FanDuel points across 32.9 minutes of action.

Josh Hart (quad) doubtful for Pelicans' Saturday contest against Minnesota

New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart (quad) is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

What It Means:

Hart is unlikely to suit up on Saturday night after sitting one game with a quad injury.

Expect Herbert Jones to play an increased role after the rookie produced six points, three assists, and two combined steals and blocks in 29 minutes for Hart on Friday.

Cleveland's Darius Garland (ankle) remains out on Saturday, Ricky Rubio to start

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland (ankle) will not play in Saturday's game against the Atlanta Hawks.

What It Means:

Garland will miss his second straight game with a left ankle sprain. Expect Ricky Rubio to see more playing time after the veteran logged 28 minutes in Friday's start for Garland.

In a matchup against a Hawks' unit playing with a 104.0 pace, our models project Rubio to score 20.7 FanDuel points at the salary of $5,600.

Pacers list Jeremy Lamb (wrist) as questionable for Saturday's game against Miami

Indiana Pacers guard / forward Jeremy Lamb (wrist) is questionable to play in Saturday's contest against the Miami Heat.

What It Means:

Lamb's availability is currently in question after Indiana's veteran logged 23 minutes in the first half of their back-to-back situation on Friday night. Expect Chris Duarte to log more minutes against a faster tempo Miami team playing with a 106.0 pace if Lamb is out.

Lamb's current Saturday projection includes 10.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists.

Spoelstra: Miami's Kyle Lowry (ankle) game-time decision on Saturday

According to head coach Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry (ankle) is a game-time decision for Saturday's contest against the Indiana Pacers.

What It Means:

Lowry's status is currently in limbo after Miami's guard suffered an ankle injury during Thursday's blowout victory. Expect Tyler Herro to log more minutes in an uptempo matchup against an Indiana team playing with a 106.0 pace if Lowry is ruled out.

Lowry's current Saturday projection includes 16.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 6.3 assists.

Kings' Maurice Harkless (hip) ruled out on Friday

Sacramento Kings forward Maurice Harkless (hip) has been ruled out of Friday's game against the Utah Jazz.

What It Means:

Harkless has been downgraded from questionable to out and will not play against the Jazz on Friday. Buddy Hield could move into the starting five with Harkless sidelined against Utah.

Hield's Friday projection includes 14.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 27.0 FanDuel points. His salary is $6,500.

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