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NBA Cheat Sheet: DraftKings Fantasy Basketball Injury Report, DFS Play of the Day for October 27

Jeff Pratt provides live NBA injury report updates for October 27, highlighting the best DraftKings plays of the day.

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Welcome to the live NBA injury report for Wednesday’s DraftKings slate. The idea of this page is to provide instant updates to help you stay up-to-date with your lineups.

This page will be updated after the 1:30 p.m. ET and 5:30 p.m. ET injury reports, and you can confirm additional updates by checking the time stamp. When a player has a status change, they will now be bolded in the injuries and notes section.

I will also be highlighting my favorite DraftKings play of the day for each slate below the injury report.

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Key News to Monitor for October 27

Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Team Opponent Name (Status) Injury Notes
Charlotte Hornets Orlando Magic T. Rozier (O), P. Washington (O) I. Smith will continue to see an expanded role with Rozier out.
Orlando Magic Charlotte Hornets M. Carter-Williams (O), E. Moore (O), C. Okeke (O) R. Hampton will continue to see a bump in minutes with MCW sidelined.
Atlanta Hawks New Orleans Pelicans D. Gallinari (A), D. Hunter (A), L. Williams (O) K. Huerter & D. Wright to see expanded roles with Williams out.
New Orleans Pelicans Atlanta Hawks J. Hart (O), Z. Williamson (O) T. Murphy to see more minutes with Hart unable to play.
Indiana Pacers Toronto Raptors C. LeVert (O) C. Duarte will continue to see a bump in playing time with LeVert out.
Toronto Raptors Indiana Pacers P. Siakam (O), Y. Watanabe (O) S. Barnes to continue seeing an expanded role with Siakam sidelined.
Brooklyn Nets Miami Heat K. Irving (O), N. Claxton (O) B. Brown will continue to see more minutes with Irving out. B. Griffin & L. Aldridge to see expanded roles with Claxton sidelined.
Miami Heat Brooklyn Nets TBD TBD
Boston Celtics Washington Wizards A. Horford (A), R. Langford (O) Horford will return to the Celtics' starting lineup.
Washington Wizards Boston Celtics R. Neto (Q), T. Bryant (O), R. Hachimura (O), C. Winston (O), A. Gill (O) A. Holiday will see a bump in minutes if Neto is sidelined.
Los Angeles Lakers Oklahoma City Thunder L. James (O), A. Davis (A), W. Ellington (Q) R. Westbrook will continue to see an expanded role in LeBron's absence.
Oklahoma City Thunder Los Angeles Lakers M. Muscala (O) TBD
Milwaukee Bucks Minnesota Timberwolves B. Portis (A), S. Ojeleye (A), B. Lopez (O), J. Holiday (O) Portis will see an expanded role with Lopez out. Hill to continue seeing a bump in production with Holiday sidelined.
Minnesota Timberwolves Milwaukee Bucks N/A N/A
Memphis Grizzlies Portland Trail Blazers N/A N/A
Portland Trail Blazers Memphis Grizzlies N/A N/A
Phoenix Suns Sacramento Kings C. Payne (O) E. Payton will see an expanded role in Payne's absence.
Sacramento Kings Phoenix Suns N/A N/A
Cleveland Cavaliers Los Angeles Clippers N/A N/A
Los Angeles Clippers Cleveland Cavaliers N/A N/A

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Pratt’s Play of the Day (October 27)

Miles Bridges

Heading into a contract year, many were eager to see if Bridges would finally live up to his potential. Four games in, fans have to love what they’ve seen from the MSU product. Bridges has led the Hornets in scoring with 25.0 points per game, also racking up a career-high 8.5 rebounds. The versatile forward has finished with 45+ DKFP in three-straight contests, including an impressive 25 & 10 performance on Monday vs. Boston. With Terry Rozier (ankle) likely out for Charlotte’s matchup against Orlando, Bridges should continue to handle a bulk of the offensive workload.

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