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NBA starting lineups, injury news for Sunday, February 28th

We update you with all the latest lineup and injury news for Sunday’s eight-game slate.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers is guarded by Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors during the first half at Staples Center on January 18, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

We’re down to eight games on the schedule for the last Sunday before the All-Star break. The Toronto Raptors are dealing with a Covid-19 outbreak and their game against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night was postponed. Most of the Raptors coaching staff and Pascal Siakam were placed in health and safety protocols. It seems more players were also added and the Raptors were going to be unable to field a full roster. Let’s take a look at some injury notes for the remaining games.

Let’s take a look at lineups for Sunday afternoon and evening.

NBA starting lineups for Sunday, February 28th

Clippers vs. Bucks, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC

Clippers confirmed lineup — Patrick Beverley, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Nicolas Batum, Serge Ibaka

Lineup notes:

Bucks confirmed lineup — DJ Augustin, Donte DiVincenzo, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez

Lineup notes: Jrue Holiday (health protocols) will return on a minutes limit.

Wizards vs. Celtics, 7:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Wizards confirmed lineup — Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal, Garrison Mathews, Rui Hachimura, Mo Wagner

Lineup notes: Davis Bertans (knee) will play.

Celtics confirmed lineup — Kemba Walker, Javonte Green, Jayson Tatum, Daniel Theis, Tristan Thompson

Lineup notes: Jaylen Brown (knee) has been ruled out.

Knicks vs. Pistons, 8:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Knicks confirmed lineup — Derrick Rose, RJ Barrett, Reggie Bullock, Julius Randle, Nerlens Noel

Lineup notes: Elfrid Payton (hamstring) has been ruled out. Taj Gibson (ankle) is out.

Pistons confirmed lineup — Dennis Smith Jr., Svi Mkhailiuk, Saddiq Bey, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee

Lineup notes: Frank Jackson (illness) is questionable.

Hawks vs. Heat, 8:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Hawks confirmed lineup — Trae Young, Kevin Huerter, Tony Snell, John Collins, Clint Capela

Lineup notes: Danilo Gallinari (arm) is available to play. Trae Young (groin) will play. Cam Reddish (Achilles) is out.

Heat confirmed lineup — Goran Dragic, Kendrick Nunn, Duncan Robinson, Kelly Olynyk, Bam Adebayo

Lineup notes: Bam Adebayo (knee) and Tyler Herro (hip) will play. Jimmy Butler (knee) has been ruled out.

Grizzlies vs. Rockets, 8:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Grizzlies confirmed lineup — Ja Morant, Dillons Brooks, Desmond Bane, Kyle Anderson, Jonas Valanciunas

Lineup notes: Grayson Allen (concussion) is out.

Rockets confirmed lineup — John Wall, Eric Gordon, Danuel House Jr., PJ Tucker, Justin Patton

Lineup notes: Victor Oladipo (rest) is out.

Warriors vs. Lakers, 8:00 p.m. ET, ESPN

Warriors confirmed lineup — Stephen Curry, Kelly Oubre Jr., Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Kevon Looney

Lineup notes:

Lakers confirmed lineup — Dennis Schroder, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, LeBron James, Markieff Morris, Marc Gasol

Lineup notes:

Suns vs. Timberwolves, 9:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Suns confirmed lineup — Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Frank Kaminsky, Deandre Ayton

Lineup notes: Dario Saric (ankle) will play.

Timberwolves confirmed lineup — Ricky Rubio, Anthony Edwards, Josh Okogie, Jarred Vanderbilt, Karl-Anthony Towns

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Hornets vs. Kings, 10:00 p.m. ET, NBA League Pass

Hornets confirmed lineup — TBD

Lineup notes: Cody Zeller (hip), Gordon Hayward (hand), Devonte’ Graham (knee) and Caleb Martin (health protocols) are out.

Kings confirmed lineup — De’Aaron Fox, Buddy Hield, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Bagley, Richaun Holmes

Lineup notes: Tyrese Haliburton (calf) is out.