National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tyler Dorsey SG Out Tues - Personal - 12/18/18 Dorsey is dealing with a personal matter and will not be available for Tuesday's game against the Wizards.
Miles Plumlee C Late Dec - Knee - 12/10/18 Plumlee is likely to be sidelined until the latter part of December as he is recuperating from a non-surgical procedure that was conducted to relieve pain in his left knee.
Omari Spellman PF Late Dec - Hip - 12/18/18 Spellman is sidelined due to soreness in his right hip and is not expected to return until the end of December.
Taurean Prince SF Late Dec - Ankle - 12/4/18 Prince suffered a ligament sprain, soft tissue inflammation and a bone bruise in his left ankle and is expected to sit out for at least three weeks.
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Jaylen Brown SG Ques Wed - Hand - 12/18/18 Brown is dealing with a right hand contusion and it is unclear if he will take the court Wednesday versus the Suns.
Guerschon Yabusele PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/9/18 Yabusele is expected to miss multiple weeks due to a right ankle sprain.
Al Horford C Out Wed - Knee - 12/18/18 Horford has sat out the past five games due to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in his left knee and will not return Wednesday against the Suns.
Jabari Bird SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/27/18 Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
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Dzanan Musa SG Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 12/17/18 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and will miss an unknown period of time.
Allen Crabbe SG Out Tues - Knee - 12/18/18 Crabbe has missed the last two games with a sore right knee and will not suit up Tuesday against the Lakers.
Caris LeVert SG Mid Feb - Foot - 11/13/18 LeVert sustained a subtalar dislocation in his right foot along with ligament damage. He is expected to miss two-to-three months of game action.
Treveon Graham SF Late Dec - Hamstring - 10/23/18 Graham is sidelined with a strained left hamstring and is expected to need two months to heal.
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No injuries to report.
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Jabari Parker PF Ques Wed - Illness - 12/17/18 Parker missed the last game with an illness and it is uncertain if he will play Wednesday against the Nets.
Zach LaVine PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/17/18 Lavine is sidelined with a left ankle injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
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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David Nwaba SG Prob Tues - Knee - 12/17/18 Nwaba has a right knee injury but is expected to be available Tuesday against the Pacers.
Jordan Clarkson PG Out Tues - Rest - 12/18/18 Clarkson will not play against the Pacers on Tuesday as he is to be rested.
Tristan Thompson C Mid Jan - Foot - 12/11/18 Thompson is sidelined with a left foot sprain and is expected to remain out of action for two-to-four weeks.
John Henson PF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 12/7/18 Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament. Although he will miss an extended period of time, it is expected that he will return sometime near the end of the season.
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.
Kevin Love PF Mid Jan - Foot - 11/20/18 Love underwent surgery on his left big toe and is not expected to return until sometime in January.
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Dirk Nowitzki PF Prob Tues - Ankle - 12/17/18 Nowitzki has recovered from left ankle surgery and is expected to play against the Nuggets on Tuesday.
J.J. Barea PG Prob Tues - Ankle - 12/18/18 Barea has been held out of the past two games due to a left ankle sprain but it is expected he will suit up Tuesday against the Nuggets.
Maxi Kleber PF Ques Tues - Toe - 12/17/18 Kleber has a left big toe sprain and his status for Tuesday's matchup against the Nuggets is up in the air.
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Out Tues - Wrist - 12/18/18 Smith Jr. missed the previous game due to a right wrist sprain and will not be available for Tuesday's contest against the Nuggets.
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Juancho Hernangomez PF Ques Tues - Abdominal - 12/17/18 Hernangomez is battling an abdominal strain and his status for Tuesday's game against the Mavericks is in question.
Paul Millsap PF Late Jan - Toe - 12/10/18 Millsap has a right big toe fracture and is expected to sit out four-to-six weeks.
Gary Harris SG Early Jan - Hip - 12/8/18 Harris is suffering from a right hip strain and is expected to miss three-to-four weeks.
Will Barton SG Late Dec - Hip - 12/10/18 Barton is likely out until at least the end of December after having surgery to repair a right hip injury and core strain.
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Out indefinitely - Foot - 10/16/18 Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Isaiah Thomas PG Late Dec - Hip - 12/10/18 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the latter part of December.
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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Zaza Pachulia C Ques Wed - Illness - 12/17/18 Pachulia has missed the last two games due to illness and it is undetermined if it will impede his status for Wednesday's matchup against the Timberwolves.
Glenn Robinson III SG Late Dec - Ankle - 12/12/18 Robinson III is suffering from a left ankle sprain and is expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks.
Henry Ellenson PF Late Dec - Ankle - 12/12/18 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two weeks of action.
Ish Smith PG Late Jan - Groin - 12/7/18 Smith is sidelined with a right adductor muscle tear and is expected to miss three-to-six weeks.
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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.
DeMarcus Cousins C Early Feb - Achilles - 12/13/18 Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He has been sent on a conditioning stint in the G-League but is aiming to return either late January or in the early part of February.
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PJ Tucker SF Ques Wed - Undisclosed - 12/18/18 Tucker is dealing with an undefined ailment and it is unknown if he will be available for Wednesday's game versus the Wizards.
James Ennis III SF Late Dec - Hamstring - 12/12/18 Ennis III left the previous game due to a right hamstring strain and is expected to miss one-to-two weeks.
Carmelo Anthony SF Out indefinitely - Illness - 11/15/18 Anthony is dealing with an illness and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
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Tyreke Evans SG Prob Tues - Knee - 12/18/18 Evans was held out of the last game due to a right knee contusion but is expected to play Tuesday against the Cavaliers.
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Lou Williams SG Late Dec - Hamstring - 12/12/18 Williams is expected to sit out two weeks due to soreness in his left hamstring.
Jerome Robinson PG Out indefinitely - Foot - 12/7/18 Robinson has been out with a right foot strain and there is no timetable for a return.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Late Dec - Knee - 12/8/18 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the end of December.
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JaVale McGee C Out Tues - Flu - 12/18/18 McGee sat out the last game due to a flu bug and will not be available Tuesday against the Nets.
Michael Beasley SF Out indefinitely - Personal - 12/13/18 Beasley is away from the team dealing with a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Brandon Ingram SF Out Tues - Ankle - 12/18/18 Ingram is sidelined due to a left ankle sprain but is expected to return to the lineup for Friday's game against the Pelicans.
Rajon Rondo PG Out Tues - Hand - 12/18/18 Rondo is recovering from a broken right hand. He has been recalled from a conditioning stint in the G-League and is likely to return to action against the Pelicans on Friday.
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Kyle Anderson SF Prob Wed - Hip - 12/18/18 Anderson has a right hip contusion but is expected to play against the Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
Joakim Noah C Ques Wed - Heel - 12/18/18 Noah is dealing with right heel soreness and it is uncertain if he will be available for Wednesday's tilt against the Trail Blazers.
Mike Conley PG Ques Wed - Hamstring - 12/18/18 Conley sat out the previous game with soreness in his left hamstring and it is unclear if he will suit up Wednesday against the Trail Blazers.
Dillon Brooks SG Late Dec - Knee - 12/12/18 Brooks suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to heal.
Chandler Parsons SF Late Dec - Knee - 12/10/18 Parsons is battling right knee soreness and is expected to be out until at least the latter part of December.
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Justise Winslow SF Ques Thurs - Ankle - 12/16/18 Winslow left the previous game due to right ankle pain and it is uncertain if he will be available Thursday against the Rockets.
Goran Dragic PG Ques Thurs - Knee - 12/16/18 Dragic has sat out the past three games due to a sore right knee and it is unclear if he will return against the Rockets on Thursday.
Dion Waiters SG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 10/20/18 Waiters is recovering from a surgery to repair a left ankle injury and is without a definitive timetable for his return.
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Malcolm Brogdon SG Ques Wed - Hamstring - 12/17/18 Brogdon sat out the last game due to left hamstring soreness and his status is clouded for Wednesday's contest against the Pelicans.
Ersan Ilyasova PF Out Wed - Nose - 12/18/18 Ilyasova missed the previous game due to a nose contusion and will not suit up against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
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Jeff Teague PG Out Wed - Ankle - 12/18/18 Teague sat out the previous game with inflammation in his left ankle and will not be available for Wednesday's clash with the Pistons.
Jerryd Bayless PG Late Dec - Knee - 12/10/18 Bayless suffered a posterolateral corner sprain in his left knee but is likely to return by the end of December.
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Ian Clark SG Ques Wed - Ankle - 12/18/18 Clark is dealing with a right ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will participate Wednesday against the Bucks.
Julius Randle PF Doub Wed - Ankle - 12/18/18 Randle exited the previous game due to a right ankle sprain and is not expected to partake in Wednesday's clash against the Bucks.
Nikola Mirotic PF Doub Wed - Ankle - 12/18/18 Mirotic is sidelined with right ankle soreness and it is unlikely he will participate in Wednesday's game versus the Bucks.
Elfrid Payton PG Late Dec - Finger - 11/19/18 Payton fractured his left pinky finger and is expected to need six weeks to recover.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Ques Wed - Heel - 12/17/18 Hardaway Jr. sat out the last game with right heel soreness and it is uncertain if he will take part in Wednesday's tilt against the 76ers.
Damyean Dotson SG Doub Wed - Shoulder - 12/18/18 Dotson missed his third-straight game with right shoulder soreness and is not expected to return against the 76ers on Wednesday.
Mitchell Robinson C Out Wed - Ankle - 12/18/18 Robinson has been held out of the previous two games with a sprained left ankle and will not suit up for Wednesday's clash against the 76ers.
Allonzo Trier SG Late Dec - Hamstring - 12/11/18 Trier is sidelined with a strained left hamstring and is expected to miss at least one week of action.
Kristaps Porzingis PF Mid Feb - Knee - 6/20/18 Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
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Andre Roberson SG Mid Jan - Knee - 12/11/18 Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery but is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to miss six weeks.
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Isaiah Briscoe PG Doub Wed - Illness - 12/18/18 Briscoe is not expected to play Wednesday against the Spurs due to an illness.
Timofey Mozgov C Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/1/18 Mozgov is sidelined due to a sore right knee and there is no timetable for return.
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Markelle Fultz PG Mid Jan - Shoulder - 12/6/18 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is facing a three-to-six week absence.
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.
Zhaire Smith SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/27/18 Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He also underwent a thoracoscopy to fix an allergic reaction from a food product and there is no timetable for return.
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Kelly Oubre Jr. SF Prob Wed - Acquired - 12/17/18 Oubre Jr is expected to make his team debut Wednesday against the Celtics after being acquired in a trade.
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Anfernee Simons SG Ques Wed - Illness - 12/18/18 Simons has sat out the last five games due to an upper-respiratory infection and it is unknown if he will return for Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies.
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Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Ques Wed - Foot - 12/18/18 Bogdanovic is nursing a sore right foot and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Thunder on Wednesday.
Iman Shumpert SG Ques Wed - Personal - 12/17/18 Shumpert has been absent from the lineup during the past two games with a hip contusion and a personal reason. It is unclear if he will be available for Wednesday's matchup versus the Thunder.
Marvin Bagley III PF Late Dec - Knee - 12/15/18 Bagley III is suffering from a left knee bone bruise and is expected to miss 10-to-14 days.
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Pau Gasol C Out indefinitely - Foot - 11/28/18 Gasol is sidelined with a stress fracture in his right foot and has no timetable for return.
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.
Lonnie Walker IV SG Late Dec - Knee - 12/13/18 Walker IV tore the meniscus in his right knee. He is in the G-League on a conditioning stint and is expected to be held out of the lineup until the latter part of December.
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Fred VanVleet PG Prob Wed - Back - 12/18/18 VanVleet was absent from the lineup during the last game with lower-back soreness but it is likely he will face the Pacers on Wednesday.
Pascal Siakam PF Prob Wed - Back - 12/18/18 Siakam was held out of the previous game with a back stiffness but it is expected he will be available for Wednesday's tilt against the Pacers.
Norman Powell SF Prob Wed - Shoulder - 12/18/18 Powell sustained a subluxation of his left shoulder and will likely return Wednesday against the Pacers.
Serge Ibaka PF Ques Wed - Knee - 12/18/18 Ibaka is dealing with swelling in his right knee and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Pacers on Wednesday.
Kyle Lowry PG Ques Wed - Thigh - 12/18/18 Lowry sat out his second-consecutive game with a left thigh contusion and it is unknown if he will return Wednesday against the Pacers.
Jonas Valanciunas C Mid Jan - Thumb - 12/13/18 Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
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Raul Neto PG Ques Wed - Thigh - 12/17/18 Neto has been held out of the last three games due to soreness in his right thigh and it is undetermined if he will return against the Warriors on Wednesday.
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Trevor Ariza SF Prob Tues - Acquired - 12/17/18 Ariza was recently acquired via trade and it is expected he will make his team debut against the Hawks on Tuesday.
Markieff Morris PF Prob Tues - Neck - 12/17/18 Morris left the previous game due to a neck strain but is projected to suit up against the Hawks on Tuesday.
Otto Porter Jr. SF Late Dec - Knee - 12/18/18 orter Jr. is sidelined due to a Grade 2 strain of the Vastus medialis in his right knee and is expected to miss at least one more week.
Dwight Howard C Late Feb - Back - 12/3/18 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.