We’ve got seven games on the schedule in the NBA for Saturday night. The Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks would be our “Matchup to Watch” so to speak. Instead, the Mavs are shorthanded and the Nets are unstoppable. Unless we get some late-breaking injury news on the Brooklyn-side, this could be another lopsided win in favor of Brooklyn. The New York Knicks are also in action against the Indiana Pacers and can get to .500 on the season with a win. The Utah Jazz are looking to bounce back from a rare loss on Friday and the Orlando Magic are the unfortunate opponent.
Let’s take a look at lineups for Saturday night.
NBA starting lineups for Saturday, February 27
Cavs confirmed lineup — PG Darius Garland, SG Collin Sexton, SF Isaac Okoro, PF Dean Wade, C Jarett Allen
Lineup notes: Taurean Prince (personal) has been ruled out. Cedi Osman (back) is will be a game-time decision. UPDATE: Osman has been ruled out.
Sixers confirmed lineup — PG Seth Curry, SG Furkan Korkmaz, SF Danny Green, PF Ben Simmons, C Joel Embiid
Lineup notes: Tobias Harris (knee) has been ruled out. UPDATE: Furkan Korkmaz will start in place of Tobias Harris.
Timberwolves vs. Wizards, 7:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass
Timberwolves confirmed lineup — PG Ricky Rubio, SG Anthony Edwards, SF Josh Okogie, PF Jarred Vanderbilt, C Karl-Anthony Towns
Lineup notes: Malik Beasley (suspension) has been ruled out.
Wizards confirmed lineup — PG Russell Westbrook, SG Bradley Beal, SF Garrison Mathews, PF Rui Hachimura, C Moritz Wagner
Lineup notes: Davis Bertans (knee) is questionable. Ish Smith (quad) has been ruled out. UPDATE: After not playing on Thursday night against the Nuggets, Bertans will play and be on a minutes restriction.
Pelicans confirmed lineup — TBD
Spurs confirmed lineup — JJ Redick (hamstring) is a game-time decision.
Lineup notes: LaMarcus Aldridge (wrist) is questionable. DeMar DeRozan (personal) will play. Keldon Johnson, Devin Vassell, Rudy Gay and Derrick White remain in health and safety protocols. UPDATE: Aldridge will play on Saturday night against the Pels.
Pacers confirmed lineup — PG T.J. McConnell, SG Justin Holiday, SF Doug McDermott, PF Domantas Sabonis, C Myles Turner
Lineup notes: Malcolm Brogdon (knee)
will be a game-time decision has been ruled OUT.
Knicks confirmed lineup — PG Derrick Rose, SG RJ Barrett, SF Reggie Bullock, PF Julius Randle, C Nerlens Noel
Lineup notes: Elfrid Payton (hamstring) will be a game-time decision. UPDATE: Payton has been now ruled out, Derrick Rose will start in place of him.
Jazz confirmed lineup — TBD
Lineup notes: Mike Conley (rest) has been ruled out.
Magic confirmed lineup — PG Michael Carter-Williams, SG Evan Fournier, SF Dwayne Bacon, PF Al-Faroqu Aminu, C Nikola Vucevic
Nuggets confirmed lineup — TBD
Lineup notes: JaMychal Green (shoulder), Gary Harris (thigh), and Paul Millsap (knee) have been ruled out. PJ Dozier (hamstring) will be a game-time decision. UPDATE: Dozier is now active for Saturday night’s game against OKC.
Thunder confirmed lineup — TBD
Mavericks confirmed lineup — TBD
Lineup notes: Kristaps Porzingis (back) is now probable. UPDATE: Porzingis is available to play after not playing since Feb. 14.
Nets confirmed lineup — TBD
Lineup notes: Jeff Green (shoulder) is available to play. Kevin Durant (hamstring) remains out. Kyrie Irving (shoulder) has been ruled out.