National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jeremy Lin PG Ques Sat - Back - 1/15/19 Lin missed the last game with soreness in his lower back and it is uncertain if he will play against the Celtics on Saturday.
Dewayne Dedmon C Ques Sat - Ankle - 1/15/19 Dedmon has been held out of the previous two games due to a left ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will take part in Saturday's matchup against the Celtics.
Miles Plumlee C Late Jan - Knee - 1/7/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kent Bazemore SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the latter part of January.
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Kyrie Irving PG Prob Wed - Quadricep - 1/15/19 Irving was held out of the previous game due to a right quadriceps contusion but it is not expected to impede his status for Wednesday's matchup with the Raptors.
Marcus Smart PG Ques Wed - Illness - 1/14/19 Smart was absent from the lineup during the last game with an illness it is uncertain if he will face the Raptors on Wednesday.
Aron Baynes C Ques Wed - Hand - 1/14/19 Baynes suffered a left fourth metacarpal fracture in his left hand and it is unclear if he will return Wednesday against the Raptors.
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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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Prob Wed - Hip - 1/15/19 Hollis-Jefferson has been sidelined due to a strained right adductor but is likely to return to the lineup against the Rockets on Wednesday.
Shabazz Napier PG Ques Wed - Hamstring - 1/14/19 Napier sat out the last game with tightness in his right hamstring and it is unknown if he will suit up Wednesday against the Rockets.
Jared Dudley SF Out Wed - Hamstring - 1/15/19 Dudley missed his second-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and will not be available against the Rockets on Wednesday.
Dzanan Musa SG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/13/19 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the end of January.
Allen Crabbe SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/3/19 Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
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.
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Cody Zeller C Mid Feb - Hand - 1/3/19 Zeller sustained a fractured right hand and will miss six-to-eight weeks.
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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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Larry Nance Jr. PF Early Feb - Knee - 1/10/19 Nance has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks of action.
David Nwaba SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return sometime before the latter part of January.
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 Feb - Foot - 1/8/19 Love underwent surgery on his left big toe and is not expected to return until around the All-Star break.
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Dennis Smith Jr. PG Ques Wed - Illness - 1/15/19 Smith Jr. has sat out the previous three games with mid-back tightness and now ailing from an illness. It is uncertain if he will draw back into the lineup against the Spurs on Wednesday.
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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Gary Harris SG Ques Thurs - Hamstring - 1/16/19 Harris sat out his fifth-straight game with left hamstring tightness and it has yet to be determined if he will return to action Thursday against the Bulls.
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 Jan - Hip - 1/11/19 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the end of January.
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 - Leg - 1/14/19 Pachulia is sidelined due to a right lower-leg contusion and it has yet to be determined if he will return Wednesday against the Magic.
Henry Ellenson PF Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is expected to be held out of action until at least the end of January.
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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 Out Wed - Achilles - 1/16/19 Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He is targeting Friday's matchup against the Clippers to make his season debut.
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Eric Gordon SG Ques Wed - Knee - 1/15/19 Gordon has been held out of action with soreness in his right knee and it is unclear if he will be available for Wednesday's contest versus the Nets.
Clint Capela C Late Feb - Thumb - 1/14/19 Capela injured his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Brandon Knight PG Out Wed - Knee - 1/15/19 Knight has been held out of the past two games with left knee soreness and will not will play Wednesday against the Nets.
Chris Paul PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/7/19 Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Carmelo Anthony SF Out indefinitely - Coach's Decision - 1/4/19 Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
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No injuries to report.
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Milos Teodosic PG Ques Wed - Knee - 1/15/19 Teodosic has missed the last five games with knee tendinitis and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the end of January.
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LeBron James SF Ques Thurs - Groin - 1/16/19 James is sidelined with a strained left groin and it is undetermined if he will return to action Thursday against the Thunder.
Rajon Rondo PG Late Jan - Finger - 1/1/19 Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
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Marc Gasol C Ques Wed - Wrist - 1/15/19 Gasol sustained a wrist injury last game and his status for Wednesday's game against the Bucks is in question.
Kyle Anderson SF Mid Feb - Ankle - 1/13/19 Anderson sustained a Grade 2 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
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 Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/8/19 Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
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Goran Dragic PG Mid Feb - Knee - 1/1/19 Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
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Donte DiVincenzo SG Ques Wed - Heel - 1/15/19 DiVincenzo has been absent from the lineup during the previous five games with left bilateral heel bursitis and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup against the Grizzlies on Wednesday.
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Tyus Jones PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/15/19 Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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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No injuries to report.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Ques Thurs - Hamstring - 1/13/19 Hardaway Jr. was held out of the last game with a left hamstring injury and his status for Thursday's matchup against the Wizards is in question.
Mitchell Robinson C Ques Thurs - Ankle - 1/13/19 Robinson is sidelined with a sprained left ankle and groin soreness. It is unclear if he will return to action against the Wizards on Thursday.
Enes Kanter C Out Thurs - Personal - 1/14/19 Kanter has battled illness and will remain out of Thursday's lineup against the Wizards for personal reasons.
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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Nerlens Noel PF Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/12/19 Noel suffered a concussion and will be out of the lineup until he completes the concussion protocol.
Alex Abrines SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/2/19 Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Andre Roberson SG Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to remain sidelined until the end of January.
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Mo Bamba C Ques Wed - Foot - 1/15/19 Bamba has been held out of the previous three games due to a sore left foot and it is undetermined if he will return Wednesday against the Pistons.
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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Markelle Fultz PG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/11/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the latter part of January.
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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Jamal Crawford SG Ques Thurs - Knee - 1/15/19 Crawford has missed the past two games due to a sore right knee and it is unknown if he will be available Thursday against the Raptors.
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Maurice Harkless SF Ques Wed - Knee - 1/14/19 Harkless has been held out of the previous four games with a left knee injury and it is unclear if he will return against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
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No injuries to report.
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Rudy Gay SF Prob Wed - Wrist - 1/15/19 Gay is sidelined due to a sprained left wrist but is projected to return to action against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Marco Belinelli SG Ques Wed - Knee - 1/14/19 Belinelli missed the last game due to a left knee contusion it is unclear if he will be in Wednesday's lineup versus the Mavericks.
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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CJ Miles SF Ques Wed - Hip - 1/15/19 Miles missed the previous game due to right hip soreness and it has yet to be established if he will face the Celtics on Wednesday.
Fred VanVleet PG Ques Wed - Thigh - 1/13/19 VanVleet was absent from the lineup during the last game due to a left thigh contusion and it is undetermined if he will be available Wednesday against the Celtics.
OG Anunoby SF Out Wed - Personal - 1/15/19 Anunoby is dealing with a personal matter and will not be available for Wednesday's game against the Celtics.
Jonas Valanciunas C Mid Feb - Thumb - 1/9/19 Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is four weeks away from returning.
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Raul Neto PG Late Jan - Groin - 1/15/19 Neto will be held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and will be re-evaluated during the latter part of January.
Tony Bradley C Early Feb - Knee - 1/8/19 Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Ricky Rubio PG Late Jan - Groin - 1/10/19 Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right groin strain.
Dante Exum PG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/15/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and a further analysis on his condition will take place in two weeks.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Late Jan - Groin - 1/10/19 Sefolosha suffered a right groin strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup for 10 to 12 days.
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John Wall PG out for season - Heel - 12/30/18 Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Markieff Morris PF Mid Feb - Back - 1/3/19 Morris is sidelined with transient cervical neuropraxia causing stiffness in his upper-back and neck. He is expected to miss at least six weeks of action.
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.