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Date Player
1/23/2021 Devin Booker, Pho, G-F
Booker suffered a hamstring injury during the Suns' loss to the Nuggets on Friday night and will miss Saturday's rematch.

Analysis: Booker scored 31 points but left with just under two minutes left in overtime and did not return. There has been no further word on the severity of the injury.
1/23/2021 Blake Griffin, Det, F-C
Griffin will sit out Saturday's game against Philadelphia as he rests due to left knee injury management.

Analysis: Griffin played nearly 29 minutes Friday and is sitting out the second half of a back to back.
1/23/2021 Victor Oladipo, Hou, G-F
Oladipo will rest Saturday as he recovers from a right quad injury.

Analysis: Oladipo played over 35 minutes Friday and will sit out the second game of the back to back.
1/23/2021 Otto Porter Jr., Chi, F
Porter (rest) will miss Saturday's game against the Lakers.

Analysis: Porter played23 minutes on Friday and is sitting out the second game of a back to back.
1/23/2021 D'Angelo Russell, Min, G
Russell (rest) will sit out Saturday's game against the Pelicans.

Analysis: Russell played just 21 minutes Friday and will sit out the second game of a back to back.
1/23/2021 Joel Embiid, Phi, F-C
Embiid (back tightness) is listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Pistons.

Analysis: Embiid scored 42 points Wednesday and 38 on Friday to lead the Sixers to two wins over the Celtics.
1/23/2021 Derrick Rose, Det, G
Rose (sore left knee) will miss Saturday's game against the 76ers.

Analysis: Rose played Friday, so the reason for his sitting could be the back to back. Detroit will also be without Blake Griffin, opening up plenty of opportunities for expanded roles.
1/23/2021 Kristaps Porzingis, Dal, F-C
Porzingis will not play Saturday on the second leg of a back to back.

Analysis: KP will sit after playing over 33 minutes on Friday as Dallas tries to be cautious with his health.
1/23/2021 Jamal Murray, Den, G
Murray (sore left shoulder) is now questionable Saturday when the Nuggets face the Suns.

Analysis: Murray had been listed as probable on the injury report before being downgraded to questionable, so his status could be a game-time decision.
1/23/2021 Trae Young, Atl, PG
Young (back spasms) is listed as questionable ahead of the Hawks' game in Milwaukee on Sunday.

Analysis: Young, who has yet to miss a game this season, has put on a show over the previous four games, averaging 31.8 points and 9.8 assists.
1/22/2021 JJ Redick, NO, SG
JJ Redick scored 11 points Thursday on 3-of-6 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Redick did not grab a rebound but had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 18:33 on the floor. He added one steal. Redick went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
1/22/2021 Eric Bledsoe, NO, G
Eric Bledsoe scored eight points Thursday on 4-of-12 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Bledsoe grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -25 in his 28:04 of playing time. He added two steals.
1/22/2021 Lonzo Ball, NO, G
Lonzo Ball scored 14 points Thursday on 6-of-15 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Ball grabbed one rebound and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -20 in his 27:28 of playing time. Ball went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
1/22/2021 Naji Marshall, NO, SF
Naji Marshall scored one point Thursday on 0-of-1 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Marshall grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 1:59 of playing time.
1/22/2021 Nickeil Alexander-Walker, NO, G-F
Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 11 points Thursday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Alexander-Walker pulled down one rebound and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 17:57 on the floor. He added one steal.
1/22/2021 Zion Williamson, NO, PF
Zion Williamson scored 27 points Thursday on 9-of-14 shooting as the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Williamson grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -21 in his 34:26 of playing time. Williamson went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
1/22/2021 Kira Lewis Jr., NO, PG
Kira Lewis Jr. went scoreless Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Lewis Jr. did not grab a rebound but had an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 1:59 on the floor.
1/22/2021 Jaxson Hayes, NO, C
Jaxson Hayes scored three points Thursday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Hayes pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 15:37 on the floor. He added one steal.
1/22/2021 Nicolo Melli, NO, F-C
Nicolo Melli went scoreless Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans fell to the Utah Jazz 129-118. Melli grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 1:59 of playing time.
1/22/2021 Mike Conley, Uta, PG
Mike Conley scored 20 points Thursday, going 8 of 14 from the field, as the Utah Jazz topped the New Orleans Pelicans 129-118. Conley grabbed two rebounds and had six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +23 in his 31:04 on the floor. He added one block and three steals. Conley went 2 of 5 from behind the arc.
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