NBA Injury News & Starting Lineups (April 29): Luka Doncic, Kristaps Porzingis Questionable vs. Pistons On Thursday

Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks.

Below are the projected starting lineups for each team playing on Thursday’s NBA slate, along with notable injury news for each squad. For real-time updates to these lineups, check out our Action Labs NBA lineups page.

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Projected Starting Lineups

Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons (7 p.m. ET)

Mavericks Projected Lineup

PG – Luka Doncic
SG – Josh Richardson
SF – Dorian Finney-Smith
PF – Maxi Kleber
C – Kristaps Porzingis

Injury news: Porzingis (ankle), Luka Doncic (elbow), Josh Richardson (hamstring), Dorian Finney-Smith (leg), and JJ Redick (heel) are all questionable

Detroit Pistons Projected Lineup

PG – Killian Hayes
SG –  Josh Jackson
SF – Saddiq Bey
PF – Sekou Doumbouya
C – Isaiah Stewart

Injury news: Dennis Smith Jr. (Knee) is out

Brooklyn Nets vs. Indiana Pacers (7 p.m. ET)

Nets Projected Lineup

PG – Kyrie Irving
SG – Landry Shamet
SF – Joe Harris
PF – Kevin Durant
C – Jeff Green

Injury news: Nothing new

Indiana Pacers Projected Lineup

PG – Malcolm Brogdon
SG – Edmond Sumner
SF – Caris LeVert
PF – Oshae Brissett
C – Goga Bitadze

Injury news: Bitadze and Jeremy Lamb (knee) as questionable, Domantas Sabonis (back) is out

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets (8 p.m. ET)

Bucks Projected Lineup

PG – Jrue Holiday
SG – Donte DiVincenzo
SF – Khris Middleton
PF – Giannis Antetokounmpo
C – Brook Lopez

Injury news: Donte DiVincenzo and Giannis Antetokounmpo (ankle) are probable

Rockets Projected Lineup

PG – Kevin Porter
SG – Danuel House
SF – Jae’Sean Tate
PF – Kelly Olynyk
C – Christian Wood

Injury news: Bradley and House (ankle) are questionable

Golden State Warriors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (8 p.m. ET)

Warriors Projected Lineup

PG – Stephen Curry
SG – Kent Bazemore
SF – Andrew Wiggins
PF –  Draymond Green
C –     Kevon Looney

Injury news: Nothing new

Timberwolves Projected Lineup

PG –  Ricky Rubio
SG – Anthony Edwards
SF – Josh Okogie
PF – Jaden McDaniels
C – Karl-Anthony Towns

Injury news: Nothing new

Toronto Raptors vs. Denver Nuggets (9 pm ET)

Raptors Projected Lineup

PG – Kyle Lowry
SG – Fred VanVleet
SF – OG Anunoby
PF – Pascal Siakam
C – Khem Birch

Injury news: Nothing new

Nuggets Projected Lineup

PG – Facundo Campazzo
SG – PJ Dozier
SF – Aaron Gordon
PF – Michael Porter Jr.
C – Nikola Jokic

Injury news: Nothing new

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (9:00 p.m. ET)

Pelicans Projected Lineup

PG – Lonzo Ball
SG -Eric Bledsoe
SF – Brandon Ingram
PF – Zion Williamson
C – Steven Adams

Injury news: Steven Adams (toe) is questionable

Thunder Projected Lineup

PG – Theo Maledon
SG – Lu Dort
SF – Aleksej Pokusevski
PF – Darius Bazely
C – Moses Brown

Injury news: Nothing new

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