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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Ja Morant, Bradley Beal headline NBA injury report for Tuesday, March 28

We take a look at the NBA injury report for Tuesday, March 28 and break down all the latest news for fantasy basketball.

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 26, 2023 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon.
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We’ve got six games on Tuesday’s NBA slate, 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: March 28

Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards

Jayson Tatum (hip) - available
Grant Williams (illness) - available

Tatum is back in for Boston and will have a big role in this offense. Jaylen Brown loses some fantasy value but is still a strong option even with Tatum back in.

Kyle Kuzma (ankle) - OUT
Bradley Beal (knee) - OUT
Daniel Gafford (foot) - OUT
Monte Morris (groin) - available

Update - Gafford is out, but Morris is in. The Wizards are without two starters and a key rotation guy, so they might not be worth backing in this matchup against Boston. Porzingis is likely the only fantasy player who retains some value in this game.

Kristaps Porzingis, Corey Kispert and Deni Avdija are the key fantasy players on the Wizards regardless of how the injury report shakes out with Gafford and Morris.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks

Jarrett Allen (groin) - OUT
Isaac Okoro (knee) - OUT

Update - Okoro has been ruled out, opening the door for LeVert to get the start.

Update - Allen has been ruled out, which means Mobley is the primary big man in Cleveland’s lineup tonight. Given how close the lines are, this could be enough to swing some things in Atlanta’s favor.

If Allen is ruled out, Evan Mobley becomes the primary big man for Cleveland. If Okoro is out, Caris LeVert is likely to get the start for Cleveland.

Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry (knee) - available
Jimmy Butler (neck) - OUT
Gabe Vincent (back) - available

Update - Vincent is in and will start for Miami.

Update - As expected, Lowry is available for Miami tonight. With Vincent listed as questionable, there’s a chance Lowry could get the start.

Update - Butler has officially been ruled out for tonight’s contest against the Raptors.

Update - Butler is questionable and we’re moving towards him being ruled out.

Update - Lowry plans to play Tuesday and rest Wednesday, while Butler has been added to the report with a neck injury. He’s still probable but this opens the door for the Heat to keep downgrading him. If he does sit, Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro will be the top fantasy options for Miami.

Gabe Vincent likely continues getting the start for Miami even with Lowry expected to suit up.

Gary Trent Jr. (elbow) - OUT
Will Barton (ankle) - OUT

Update - Trent Jr. has quickly been ruled out.

Update - Barton has officially been ruled out and Trent Jr. is doubtful, so Flynn and Anunoby are good DFS filler options for Toronto.

Malachi Flynn seems like a good fantasy option with Barton set to be out and Trent Jr. potentially still sitting. OG Anunoby would see some usage gains as well.

Orlando Magic vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant (thigh) - OUT

Update - Morant has officially been ruled out.

Tyus Jones will be getting the start with Morant set to sit out. Jones averaged 15.6 points and 8.2 assists per game in his 11 starts with Morant out.

Charlotte Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Kelly Oubre (shoulder) - OUT
Gordon Hayward (thumb) - OUT
Terry Rozier (foot) - OUT

Update - Oubre and Hayward have been ruled out.

Oubre could get big minutes and shots if he does play but the tanking Hornets are more likely to lean on Dennis Smith Jr., Bryce McGowens and Theo Maledon.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) - OUT

Update - The Thunder have ruled Gilgeous-Alexander out for this contest. Giddey and Mann will be the primary guards for Oklahoma City in this game.

If SGA is ruled out, Josh Giddey and Tre Mann would be the players most likely to get big opportunities.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors

Brandon Ingram (injury management) - available
CJ McCollum (injury management) - available
Jonas Valancuinas (injury management) - available

Update - Everyone is in for the Pelicans.

We’ll see how the Pelicans handle their key guys on the second night of a back-to-back set.

Jordan Poole (wrist) - available
Draymond Green (neck) - available

Both guys should be in for Golden State in this matchup.