National Basketball Association
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jaylen Adams PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Adams sat out his fourth-straight game due to a sprained right ankle and it is unclear if he will return to the lineup Friday against the Pistons.
Miles Plumlee C Late Feb - Knee - 2/10/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the end of February.
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Terry Rozier PG Prob Thurs - Illness - 2/15/19 Rozier missed the last game due to an illness but is expected to be available for Thursday's matchup against the Bucks.
Kyrie Irving PG Prob Thurs - Knee - 2/15/19 Irving has been held out of the previous two games with a strained right knee but is likely to return to action against the Bucks on Thursday, provided no setbacks occur.
Robert Williams III C Ques Thurs - Back - 2/15/19 Williams III missed his second-straight game due to a sore lower back and it is unknown if he will draw back into the lineup Thursday against the Bucks.
Aron Baynes C Early March - Foot - 2/14/19 Baynes has a left foot contusion and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of March.
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Rodions Kurucs SF Prob Thurs - Elbow - 2/15/19 Kurucs was held out of the previous game with a left elbow sprain but it is not expected to impede his status for Thursday's contest against Trail Blazers.
Treveon Graham SF Prob Thurs - Personal - 2/15/19 Graham missed the last game due to a personal matter but is likely to draw back into the lineup against the Trail Blazers on Thursday.
Spencer Dinwiddie PG Early March - Thumb - 1/28/19 Dinwiddie is likely to miss three-to-six weeks of action after having surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb.
Jared Dudley SF Late Feb - Hamstring - 2/10/19 Dudley is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and expected to stay out of action until the latter part of February.
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Tony Parker PG Ques Fri - Back - 2/16/19 Parker has been absent from the lineup during the past three games with a strained back and it is uncertain if he will return Friday against the Wizards.
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Kris Dunn PG Prob Fri - Back - 2/16/19 Dunn sat out the last game due to a lower-back contusion but is projected to play Friday against the Magic.
Chandler Hutchison SF Late Feb - Toe - 1/27/19 Hutchison is sidelined with an acute injury to a sesamoid bone his right foot and is expected to need two-to-four weeks to heal.
Wendell Carter Jr. C Mid April - Thumb - 1/21/19 Carter Jr. had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is likely to miss 8-12 weeks.
Denzel Valentine SG out for season - Ankle - 11/28/18 Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
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Tristan Thompson C Late Feb - Foot - 2/10/19 Thompson is sidelined due to left foot soreness but is likely to return toward the end of February.
John Henson PF Late Feb - Wrist - 2/3/19 Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament and is expected to sit out until at least the end of February.
JR Smith SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/20/18 Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
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Kristaps Porzingis PF out for season - Knee - 2/1/19 Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to play this season.
J.J. Barea PG out for season - Achilles - 1/14/19 Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
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Tyler Lydon PF Ques Fri - Concussion - 2/16/19 Lydon missed his second-consecutive game as he is going through the league-mandated concussion protocol and it is unknown if he will be cleared in time for Friday's matchup against the Mavericks.
Gary Harris SG Out indefinitely - Groin - 2/11/19 Harris has been held out of action with a right adductor strain and there is no timetable for recovery.
Michael Porter Jr. PF Out indefinitely - Back - 10/16/18 Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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No injuries to report.
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Jacob Evans SG Ques Thurs - Pelvis - 2/15/19 Evans has been absent from the lineup during the past three games due to left pelvic soreness and it is unclear if he will return against the Kings on Thursday.
Damian Jones C out for season - Pectoral - 12/9/18 Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
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Austin Rivers PG Ques Thurs - Elbow - 2/15/19 Rivers was absent from the lineup during the last game with soreness in his right elbow and it is unclear if he will suit up against the Lakers on Thursday.
Clint Capela C Ques Thurs - Thumb - 2/15/19 Capela had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb but is targeting a return to action Thursday against the Lakers.
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Victor Oladipo SG out for season - Knee - 2/9/19 Oladipo will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
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Wilson Chandler SF Late Feb - Quadricep - 2/6/19 Chandler is sidelined due to a right quadriceps strain and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks of action.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Late Feb - Knee - 2/10/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action before the end of February.
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Mike Muscala PF Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Muscala was held out of the previous game due to a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will make his team debut Friday against the Rockets.
Tyson Chandler C Ques Fri - Toe - 2/16/19 Chandler missed the last game with a right big toe sprain and his availability against the Rockets on Friday is up in the air.
Josh Hart SG Late Feb - Knee - 2/11/19 Hart is dealing with patellar tendinitis in his right knee and will remain out until at least after the All-Star break.
Lonzo Ball PG Early March - Ankle - 2/1/19 Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
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Kyle Anderson SF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/12/19 Anderson is sidelined with right shoulder soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Dillon Brooks SG out for season - Toe - 1/9/19 Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Chandler Parsons SF Late Feb - Knee - 2/9/19 Parsons has been out with right knee soreness and team-role issues. He will rejoin the team after the All-Star break.
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Goran Dragic PG Ques Thurs - Knee - 2/15/19 Dragic is recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery and it is uncertain if he will return Thursday against the 76ers.
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Mid March - Knee - 1/28/19 Jones Jr. is expected to miss at least weeks of action after suffering two right knee bone bruises.
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Nikola Mirotic PF Out indefinitely - Calf - 2/11/19 Mirotic is sidelined with a strained right calf and it has yet to be determined when he will make his team debut.
Donte DiVincenzo SG Out indefinitely - Heel - 1/31/19 DiVincenzo has been held out of action with bursitis in his left heel and there is no timetable for return.
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Andrew Wiggins SF Prob Fri - Illness - 2/16/19 Wiggins has been held out of the past two games due to an illness but is expected to return Friday against the Knicks.
Tyus Jones PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will return against the Knicks on Friday.
Robert Covington SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/6/19 Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
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Anthony Davis PF Ques Fri - Shoulder - 2/16/19 Davis was forced from the previous game due to a left shoulder muscle contusion and it has yet to be determined if he will draw back into the lineup against the Pacers on Friday.
Jason Smith PF Out indefinitely - Knee - 2/12/19 Smith is sidelined with a sore left knee and it is uncertain how much time he will be forced to miss.
Trevon Bluiett SG Out indefinitely - Thumb - 2/3/19 Bluiett will miss an extended period of time after having right thumb surgery.
Elfrid Payton PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 2/14/19 Payton has been held out of action with a right ankle sprain and there is no timetable for return.
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Mario Hezonja SF Ques Fri - Leg - 2/16/19 Hezonja sat out the last game with left leg contusion and it is uncertain if he will play against Friday against the Timberwolves.
Emmanuel Mudiay PG Ques Fri - Shoulder - 2/16/19 Mudiay has been held out of action with a strained left shoulder and it is unknown if he will return to action against the Timberwolves on Friday.
Frank Ntilikina PG Late Feb - Groin - 2/7/19 Ntilikina is sidelined with a sore groin and is expected to remain out of the lineup until after the All-Star break.
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Dennis Schroder PG Ques Fri - Personal - 2/16/19 Schroder has sat out the past two games due to the birth of his child and his status for Friday's contest against the Jazz is up in the air.
Jerami Grant SF Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Grant has missed the previous two games with a right ankle sprain and it is undetermined if he will be available against the Jazz on Friday.
Andre Roberson SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/27/19 Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is without a timetable for return.
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Markelle Fultz PG Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/7/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Mo Bamba C Out indefinitely - Leg - 2/7/19 Bamba is recovering from a procedure to correct a stress fracture in his left tibia and is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Timofey Mozgov C Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/4/19 Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
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Furkan Korkmaz SG Ques Thurs - Knee - 2/15/19 Korkmaz sat out the previous game with right knee soreness and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Heat on Thursday.
Shake Milton PG Early March - Finger - 2/12/19 Milton will need at least two-to-three weeks to recover after having surgery to repair a broken finger.
Zhaire Smith SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/26/19 Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment and there is no timetable for return.
Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Foot - 11/10/18 Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
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De'Anthony Melton PG Ques Thurs - Ankle - 2/15/19 Melton has been held out of action due to a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will draw back into the lineup against the Cavaliers on Thursday.
T.J. Warren SF Ques Thurs - Ankle - 2/15/19 Warren has been experiencing soreness in his right ankle and it is uncertain if he will return Thursday against the Cavaliers.
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Enes Kanter C Prob Thurs - Acquired - 2/15/19 Kanter was recently acquired and is expected to make his debut with his new team Thursday versus the Nets.
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Caleb Swanigan PF Ques Thurs - Acquired - 2/15/19 Swanigan was acquired in a trade and it is unclear if he will make his team debut Thursday against the Warriors.
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Lonnie Walker IV SG Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Walker IV has been held out of the previous three games with a sprained right ankle and it is unclear if he will return Friday against the Raptors.
Derrick White PG Late Feb - Foot - 2/5/19 White has plantar fasciitis in his foot and is expected to remain out of the lineup until after the All-Star break.
Dejounte Murray PG out for season - Knee - 10/8/18 Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
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Kawhi Leonard SF Ques Fri - Knee - 2/16/19 Leonard was held out of the previous game due to a sore left knee and it is uncertain if he will face the Spurs on Friday.
Patrick McCaw SG Ques Fri - Shoulder - 2/16/19 McCaw missed the last game with a sore right shoulder and it has yet to be determined if he will play Friday against the Spurs.
Fred VanVleet PG Late March - Thumb - 2/13/19 VanVleet is expected to miss up to five weeks from surgery to correct a partial ligament tear in his left thumb.
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Tony Bradley C Late Feb - Knee - 2/10/19 Bradley is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the end of February after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Dante Exum PG Late Feb - Ankle - 1/30/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until after the All-Star break.
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Tomas Satoransky SG Ques Fri - Personal - 2/16/19 Satoransky has been absent from the lineup during the past two games due to a personal matter and his availability for Friday's matchup against the Hornets is clouded.
Troy Brown Jr. SF Ques Fri - Ankle - 2/16/19 Brown Jr. has been held out of the previous five games with a left ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will return against the Hornets on Friday.
John Wall PG out for season - Achilles - 2/5/19 Wall ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
Dwight Howard C Late Feb - Back - 1/31/19 Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to miss two-to-three months.