With Wednesday’s Valentine’s Day NBA slate as the last game before the All-Star break for many teams on full 12-game slate, there could be some surprise inactives, like the Hawks just dropped. So while the injury watch list seems fairly quiet there could be some unexpected scratches as we near tipoff.

This article will attempt to list all of the relevant injury situations to monitor for the day’s NBA slate and provide guidance on which players will benefit with either an increase in minutes or usage or both if that player is ruled out. I will also place an asterisk (*) by players that I think are worth DFS consideration if that player is ruled out. Players that have been out for at least five consecutive games I will not list as general playing time and usage patterns should be established.

This will NOT be an interactive article that is continually updated throughout the day as I hope to capture all of the potential relevant injury situations that could impact DFS lineups for the night and pre-determine what players benefit. Ideally, you monitor late-breaking news leading up to tipoff, find out a player is ruled out and come check the matrix below to see who the players are you should consider for your DFS lineups based on that news.

NBA What If – Wednesday, February 14

Team Player Status If OUT
Bulls Kris Dunn Probable Jerian Grant (minutes)*
Celtics None
Clippers None
Grizzlies JaMychal Green Questionable Jarell Martin (minutes)
Ivan Rabb (minutes)
Myke Henry (minutes)
Andrew Harrison (usage)
Grizzlies Chandler Parsons Questionable Jarell Martin (minutes)
Dillon Brooks (minutes/usage)
Hawks Dennis Schroder Out Malcolm Delaney (minutes/usage)*
Tyler Dorsey (minutes/usage)*
Taurean Prince (usage)*
Hawks Ersan Ilyasova Out John Collins (minutes)*
Dewayne Dedmon (minutes/usage)*
Malcolm Delaney (usage)*
Tyler Dorsey (usage)*
Hawks Kent Bazemore Out Taurean Prince (minutes/usage)*
Tyler Dorsey (minutes/usage)*
Malcolm Delaney (usage)*
Heat Kelly Olynyk Out Bam Adebayo (minutes/usage)*
James Johnson (minutes)*
Tyler Johnson (usage)
Hornets None
Jazz Ricky Rubio Out Royce O’Neale (minutes)*
Donovan Mitchell (usage)*
Joe Ingles (usage)*
Kings None
Knicks Kristaps Porzingis Out Michael Beasley (minutes/usage)*
Kyle O’Quinn (minutes/usage)
Tim Hardaway Jr. (usage)*
Courtney Lee (usage)
Enes Kanter (usage)*
Lakers None
Magic None
Nets Caris LeVert Out Allen Crabbe (minutes/usage)*
Joe Harris (minutes)
Pacers Darren Collison Out Cory Joseph (minutes/usage)
Joe Young (minutes)
Victor Oladipo (usage)*
Domantas Sabonis (usage)
Bojan Bogdanovic (usage)
Pelicans DeAndre Liggins Questionable Darius Miller (minutes)
Ian Clark (minutes)
Pistons None
Raptors None
Rockets Eric Gordon Questionable Gerald Green (minutes/usage)
Sixers Justin Anderson Out Marco Belinelli (minutes)
Sixers Joel Embiid Questionable Richaun Holmes (minutes/usage)*
Amir Johnson (minutes)
Dario Saric (usage)*
Robert Covington (usage)*
Ben Simmons (usage)*
JJ Redick (usage)*
TJ McConnell (usage)
Suns Tyler Ulis Probable Josh Gray (minutes)
Suns Troy Daniels Questionable Josh Gray (minutes)
Suns Devin Booker Questionable Josh Jackson (minutes/usage)*
Josh Gray (minutes)
Tyler Ulis (minutes/usage)
TJ Warren (usage)*
Suns Tyson Chandler Out Dragan Bender (minutes)*
Marquese Chriss (minutes)
Alex Len (minutes)
Thunder None
Trail Blazers Jusuf Nurkic Questionable Ed Davis (minutes)*
Zach Collins (minutes)
Damian Lillard (usage)*
CJ McCollum (usage)*
Evan Turner (usage)
Shabazz Napier (usage)
Warriors Patrick McCaw Doubtful Nick Young (minutes)
Warriors Kevon Looney Questionable Omri Casspi (minutes)
David West (minutes)
Warriors Draymond Green Questionable Omri Casspi (minutes/usage)*
David West (minutes)
Kevon Looney (minutes)
Steph Curry (usage)*
Kevin Durant (usage)*
Klay Thompson (usage)
Wizards Tim Frazier Out Tomas Satoransky (minutes)*
Kelly Oubre (minutes)*
Wizards Tomas Satoransky Questionable Bradley Beal (minutes)*
Kelly Oubre (minutes)*
Jodie Meeks (minutes/usage)
Wizards Markieff Morris Questionable Kelly Oubre (minutes)*
Mike Scott (minutes)
Otto Porter (minutes)*



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