Will Barton Headshot

Will Barton (ankle) will not play Saturday.

Added 11/04/16 4:05 pm (EST)   Source
With Gary Harris listed as doubtful and Will Barton out, Jamal Murray will see increased minutes. Murray has not done much this season to support his use in season long leagues. However, since the Pistons have been average on points given up to shooting guards; Murray could be a cheap and contrarian option to use in daily lineups.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Headshot

Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle) will play in Wednesday's game against the Magic.

Added 5:49 pm (EST)
Kidd-Gilchrist was listed a probable headed into Wednesday's contest, so his availability does not come as a surprise, and he should be in line for a regular workload in Orlando. His limitations offensively, however, continue to put a limit on his overall fantasy value, despite Kidd-Gilchrist playing around 30 minutes per game this season.
Cameron Payne Headshot

Payne was recalled Wednesday from the D-League's Windy City Bulls, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Added 5:43 pm (EST)
Payne was assigned to the D-League in order to rehab a sore foot, and after recording 22 points, six rebounds and six assists in his one game with Windy City, it looks as if the point guard is ready to make his return to the Bulls' rotation. Should he be cleared to play right away Wednesday, look for him to retake his spot as the team's No. 2 point guard behind Rajon Rondo, which would likely push Michael Carter-Williams back out of the rotation.
Joe Harris Headshot

Harris (shoulder) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Suns.

Added 5:26 pm (EST)
Harris will now have missed 11 straight games due to the shoulder sprain, and with Sean Kilpatrick (hamstring) also out, the Nets will continue to execute with a fairly thin rotation in the backcourt. Jeremy Lin (ankle) is probable to return, however, but Isaiah Whitehead and Archie Goodwin should both be in line to see solid minutes off the bench Thursday. Harris' next opportunity to return will be Friday in Washington.
Sean Kilpatrick Headshot

Kilpatrick (hamstring) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Suns.

Added 5:24 pm (EST)
A lingering hamstring issue will cost Kilpatrick a fifth straight game, and the Nets will also be without Joe Harris (shoulder) on Thursday. The good news, however, is that Jeremy Lin (ankle) has been upgraded to probable, so Brooklyn could be slightly less shorthanded in the backcourt.
Jeremy Lin Headshot

Lin (ankle) is officially listed as probable for Thursday's game against the Suns, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.

Added 5:04 pm (EST)
Earlier Wednesday, coach Kenny Atkinson said he was hopeful for Lin to return on Thursday and that appears to be coming to fruition, as Lin has been upgraded to probable after missing Tuesday's matchup with the Pistons. A final word on his availability likely won't come until after the team's morning shootaround on Thursday, but as it currently stands, Lin should be back in the rotation. Lin's return would mean decreased roles for the likes of Spencer Dinwiddie, Isaiah Whitehead and Archie Goodwin, but it remains to be seen if he'll re-enter the starting five.
Serge Ibaka Headshot

Ibaka has been suspended for Thursday's game against the Heat, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

Added 4:56 pm (EST)
Ibaka was ejected from Tuesday's game against the Bulls after briefly tangling up with Robin Lopez and subsequently throwing a few punches. The league has brought down a one-game suspension for both players, which Ibaka is set to serve on Thursday. He's fully expected to rejoin the starting lineup come Saturday's matchup with the Mavericks, but in the meantime, Patrick Patterson and Lucas Nogueira should get more run at the power forward spot, while Pascal Siakam was recently recalled from the D-League and could rejoin the rotation.
Robin Lopez Headshot

Lopez has been hit with a one-game suspension for his role in Tuesday's altercation with Serge Ibaka, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports. Lopez will serve the suspension Wednesday against Detroit.

Added 4:55 pm (EST)
As expected, the NBA suspended both Lopez and Ibaka for one game without pay, while also hitting Raptors assistant coach Jamaal Magloire with a $15,000 fine. With Lopez out of action Wednesday, Cristiano Felicio and Joffrey Lauvergne should soak up most of the minutes at center, with Bobby Portis potentially picking up some increased run if coach Fred Hoiberg opts to go small.
Kevin Durant Headshot

The Warriors are optimistic that Durant (knee) will be able to return to the court before the end of the regular season, ESPN.com's Marc Stein and Chris B. Haynes report.

Added 4:45 pm (EST)
The team won't have an official update on a possible return date for Durant until he's reevaluated later next week, but the forward has made encouraging progress since being diagnosed with a sprained MCL and tibial bone bruise in his left knee back on Feb. 28. On Tuesday, the All-Star forward was able to turn in his first on-court workout since suffering the injury, which included some shooting and light sprinting. While it appears fantasy owners who have been stashing Durant shouldn't be ready to activate him just yet, it may be worth holding onto him in leagues with deeper benches in the event he's able to get in a handful of games before the playoffs begin.
Kay Felder Headshot

Felder was assigned to the D-League's Canton Charge on Wednesday.

Added 4:42 pm (EST)
Felder hasn't seen much time with Cleveland since the team signed Deron Williams. He'll get a significant minutes load while with the Charge and will likely get recalled to the Cavs in the event any of their guards are forced to miss time due to injury. Felder is averaging 30.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in his 10 games with the Charge this season.
Hassan Whiteside Headshot

Whiteside (finger) is officially listed as probable for Thursday's matchup with the Raptors, Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press reports.

Added 4:42 pm (EST)
Whiteside already mentioned that he intends to play Thursday, but his probable designation from the team is further confirmation that he'll likely take the court. Considering the laceration to his hand required 13 stitches, Whiteside will probably sport some sort of bandage, but it's not expected to be enough to keep him on the sidelines. Barring any setbacks following Thursday's morning shootaround, look for Whiteside to take on his usual role as the team's starting center.
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