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Jimmy Butler, Jamal Murray, LeBron James headline NBA injury report for Tuesday, January 31

We take a look at the NBA injury report for Tuesday, January 31 and break down all the latest news for fantasy basketball.

Miami Heat v Charlotte Hornets
Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat drives to the basket during the fourth quarter of a basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center on January 29, 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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We’ve got five games on Tuesday’s NBA slate to close out the month of January, anchored by a doubleheader on TNT. Here’s a look at the day’s injury report, along with the relevant fantasy and betting implications.

NBA Injury Report: January 31

Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

Jimmy Butler (quad) - available
Gabe Vincent (ankle) - available

Update - Butler is listed as available, so the Heat should be at full strength when it comes to their starting lineup.

Update - The designations haven’t changed yet, but both Butler and Vincent are on track to play for the Heat.

If Butler sits, Tyler Herro and Bam Adebayo will gain some value in fantasy/DFS formats. If Vincent sits, Kyle Lowry should take on a bigger role in this offense.

Kevin Love (back) - available

Update - Love is officially in for the Cavaliers.

Love should be in the rotation, which will cut into some of Evan Mobley’s minutes.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks

Anthony Davis (foot) - available
LeBron James (ankle) - available
Patrick Beverley (knee) - OUT

Update - Davis is officially in for LA.

Update - James will be in for the Lakers, which is big news for the team. Davis should be in as well, which means the Lakers will have both their stars intact for this matchup.

Neither star played in Monday’s game. Davis is expected to be in as he was scheduled to rest Monday, while James is dealing with some real pain. We’ll see if he is able to power through and play tonight.

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Chicago Bulls

Kawhi Leonard (injury management) - available
Paul George (knee) - available
Reggie Jackson (Achilles) - available
Marcus Morris (ribs) - OUT

Update - Jackson is in, while Morris is out.

Update - Jackson and Morris are questionable for this game and if the former sits out, look for George and Nicolas Batum to take on more duties as the lead ball handler for this team.

Both players are off the injury report, although George’s knee could flare up. Expect both to be in and starting for the Clippers.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) - available

Update - As expected, Antetokounmop is in for the Bucks.

Antetokounmpo has played in Milwaukee’s last four games, so he should be good to go here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Denver Nuggets

Brandon Ingram (injury management) - available
CJ McCollum (thumb) - available

Both players should be in for the Pelicans, and both are great offensive options to back in fantasy/DFS lineups.

Jamal Murray (injury management) - available

Update - Murray is in and will start for the Nuggets.

The Nuggets aren’t in a back-to-back set, so this is a bit odd. If Murray doesn’t play, Bruce Brown and Bones Hyland should get more run in the backcourt.