National Basketball Association
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kevin Huerter SG Prob Oct 24 - Knee - 10/1/19 Huerter is dealing with a knee injury, but he is likely to face the Pistons on Oct. 24.
John Collins PF Ques Oct 24 - Hip - 9/27/19 Collins is experiencing discomfort in his right hip, and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Pistons.
Allen Crabbe SG Ques Oct 24 - Knee - 9/27/19 Crabbe is recovering from arthroscopic surgery in his right knee, leaving his status for the season opener against the Pistons in question.
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Romeo Langford SG Ques Oct 23 - Knee - 10/13/19 Langord has a right knee sprain, and it is unclear if he will heal up in time for the season opener versus the 76ers.
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Rodions Kurucs SF Ques Oct 23 - Poss. Suspension - 9/3/19 Kurucs is facing a possible suspension for an off-field incident, leaving his status for the season opener against the Timberwolves up in the air.
Wilson Chandler SF Elig Dec 15 - Suspension - 8/29/19 Chandler has been given a 25-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be reinstated Dec. 15 against the 76ers.
Kevin Durant SF out for season - Achilles - 9/24/19 Durant is expected to sit out the entire 2019-20 season while rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon.
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Nicolas Batum SF Ques October 23 - Achilles - 10/13/19 Batum is battling a sore right Achilles, and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener October 23 against the Bulls.
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Chandler Hutchison SF Ques Oct 23 - Hamstring - 9/30/19 Hutchision has a left hamstring strain, and it is unclear if he will be ready for opening night against the Hornets.
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Darius Garland PG Prob Oct 23 - Knee - 8/12/19 Garland has a torn meniscus in his knee, but he is expected to be available for the season opener against the Magic.
Dylan Windler SG Mid Nov - Shin - 10/7/19 Windler is expected to miss four to six weeks due to a left tibial stress reaction.
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Kristaps Porzingis PF Prob Oct 23 - Knee - 9/15/19 Porzingis is on the mend from a torn ACL that kept him sidelined for the entire 2018-19 season. He is expected to suit up against the Wizards on Oct. 23.
J.J. Barea PG Prob Oct 23 - Achilles - 8/12/19 Barea is recovering from surgery for a torn right Achilles but is expected to be ready for the season opener against the Wizards.
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Bol Bol C Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/30/19 Bol is sidelined with a navicular bone fracture in his left foot, and there is no timetable for recovery.
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No injuries to report.
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Willie Cauley-Stein C Early Nov - Foot - 10/1/19 Cauley-Stein is likely to be idle until at least the beginning of November due to a sprained left foot.
Klay Thompson SG Late Feb - Knee - 9/30/19 Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to remain out of action until at least after the All-Star break.
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Russell Westbrook PG Prob Oct 24 - Knee - 9/29/19 Westbrook is expected to be ready for Oct. 24 against the Bucks after healing from offseason knee surgery.
Nene C Ques Oct 24 - Groin - 9/29/19 Nene is dealing with an adductor injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener versus the Bucks.
Gerald Green SG Mid Dec - Foot - 10/13/19 Green suffered a broken left foot and is expected to miss up to two months as a result.
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Victor Oladipo SG Early Dec - Knee - 9/19/19 Oladipo is healing from a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his right knee that cost him most of the 2018-19 season. He is expected to be sidelined until the early part of December.
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Paul George SF Mid Nov - Shoulder - 10/13/19 George is recovering from surgeries to repair a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder and a small tear in his left labrum. He is not expected to make his season debut until the middle of November.
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Anthony Davis PF Prob Oct 22 - Thumb - 10/12/19 Davis is suffering from a Grade 1 sprain in his right thumb but is expected to take the court for the season opener against the Clippers.
Kostas Antetokounmpo PF Ques Oct 22 - Ankle - 10/6/19 Antetokounmpo is dealing with a right ankle sprain, and it is unknown if he will be in the lineup opening night against the Clippers.
Kyle Kuzma PF Ques Oct 22 - Foot - 9/30/19 Kuzma is recuperating from a stress reaction in his left foot, and it is unclear if he will play opening night against the Clippers.
Talen Horton-Tucker SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/26/19 Horton-Tucker has a stress reaction in his right foot, and there is no timetable for recovery.
DeMarcus Cousins C out for season - Knee - 9/9/19 Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
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Jonas Valanciunas C Prob Oct 23 - Foot - 10/14/19 Valanciunas is experiencing minor soreness in his foot but is expected to be ready for the season opener versus the Heat.
De'Anthony Melton SF Late Nov - Back - 9/26/19 Melton has a stress reaction in his back and is expected to miss four to eight weeks.
Andre Iguodala SF Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/2/19 Iguodala will not report to the team as both parties have agreed to explore a trade.
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Udonis Haslem PF Ques Oct 23 - Wrist - 10/13/19 Haslem has a sprained wrist, and it is unknown if he will partake in the season opener against the Grizzlies.
Kelly Olynyk PF Ques Oct 23 - Knee - 10/9/19 Olynyk is tending to a right knee bone bruise, and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener versus the Grizzlies.
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Eric Bledsoe PG Late Oct - Ribs - 10/11/19 Bledsoe fractured the cartilage between two of his ribs and is expected to be sidelined for two to three weeks.
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No injuries to report.
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Darius Miller SF out for season - Achilles - 9/17/19 Miller is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
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Kadeem Allen SG Ques Oct 23 - Foot - 10/6/19 Allen is dealing with a strained lower foot, and it is unknown if he will be available Oct. 23 against the Spurs.
Damyean Dotson SG Ques Oct 23 - Shoulder - 9/30/19 Dotson is on the mend from shoulder surgery, and it is unclear if he will play Oct. 23 against the Spurs.
Reggie Bullock SG Late Nov - Neck - 7/17/19 Bullock is recovering from surgery for a cervical disc herniation and is expected to miss the first month of the 2019-20 season.
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No injuries to report.
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Chuma Okeke PF out for season - Knee - 9/23/19 Okeke is rehabbing a previously torn ACL and is expected to sit out the entire 2019-20 season.
Markelle Fultz PG Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 6/25/19 Fultz will miss an undetermined length of time while recuperating from thoracic outlet surgery to his shooting shoulder.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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David Kramer PG Out indefinitely - Shin - 10/6/19 Kramer will miss an undetermined length of time due to a stress reaction in his left tibia.
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Pau Gasol C Ques Oct 23 - Foot - 9/30/19 Gasol is recuperating form offseason surgery to fix a navicular bone stress fracture in his left foot. It is undetermined if he will be ready for the season opener versus the Nuggets.
Jusuf Nurkic C Mid Feb - Leg - 7/8/19 Nurkic is recovering from surgeries to repair compact fractures in both his left tibia and fibula. He is expected to be out of action until sometime in February.
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No injuries to report.
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No injuries to report.
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Kyle Lowry PG Ques Oct 22 - Thumb - 9/29/19 Lowry has been recovering from off-season thumb surgery, and it is undetermined if he will face the Pelicans on October 22.
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No injuries to report.
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Troy Brown Jr. SF Ques Oct 23 - Calf - 9/24/19 Brown has a left calf strain, and his status for the season opener against the Mavericks is up in the air.
Ian Mahinmi C Mid Nov - Achilles - 10/3/19 Mahinmi suffered a strained right Achilles tendon. He is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks.
Isaiah Thomas PG Mid Nov - Thumb - 9/18/19 Thomas underwent surgery to fix a ruptured radial collateral ligament in his left thumb and is expected to be out for six to eight weeks.
John Wall PG out for season - Achilles - 7/22/19 Wall has undergone surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.