National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kevin Huerter SG Out Wed - Neck - 1/23/19 Huerter sat out the previous game due to a sore neck and will not participate in Wednesday's clash against the Bulls.
Miles Plumlee C Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to remain out of the lineup until at least the start of February.
Kent Bazemore SG Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the early part of February.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kyrie Irving PG Out Wed - Flu - 1/23/19 Irving is battling the flu and will not be in the lineup for Wednesday's game versus the Cavaliers.
Al Horford C Out Wed - Rest - 1/22/19 Horford will not play Wednesday against the Cavaliers as he is to be rested.
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 day-to-day - Shoulder - 1/23/19 Hollis-Jefferson was lifted from Wednesday's game due to a strained left shoulder and will not return.
Jared Dudley SF Early Feb - Hamstring - 1/21/19 Dudley is sidelined with a left hamstring injury and expected to stay out of action until the start of February.
Dzanan Musa SG Early Feb - Shoulder - 1/20/19 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the start of February.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jabari Parker PF Out Wed - Knee - 1/23/19 Parker is battling a right patellar tendon strain and will not play Wednesday against the Hawks.
Carmelo Anthony SF Out indefinitely - Coach's Decision - 1/22/19 Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
Wendell Carter Jr. PF 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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tristan Thompson C Out Wed - Foot - 1/22/19 Thompson has missed the last three games due to left foot soreness and will not return to the court Wednesday against the Celtics.
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 Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the early part of February.
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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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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Juancho Hernangomez PF Ques Wed - Abdominal - 1/19/19 Hernangomez has an abdominal strain and an unclear status Wednesday against the Jazz.
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Doub Wed - Foot - 1/22/19 Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and is not expected to make his season debut Wednesday against the Jazz.
Isaiah Thomas PG Mid Feb - Hip - 1/20/19 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until sometime in February.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Henry Ellenson PF Ques Wed - Ankle - 1/21/19 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will return Wednesday against the Pelicans.
Ish Smith PG Out Wed - Groin - 1/23/19 Smith has sat out the previous two games with right adductor tightness and it will impede his status for Wednesday's tilt against the Pelicans.
Andre Drummond C Out Wed - Concussion - 1/23/19 Drummond has missed the past two games after sustaining a concussion and will not return to action against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jonas Jerebko PF Out Thurs - Personal - 1/23/19 Jerebko is tending to a personal matter and has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Wizards, Saturday's contest with the Celtics and Monday's matchup versus the Pacers.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nene C Out Wed - Rest - 1/23/19 Nene will not play against the Knicks on Wednesday as he is to receive a day of rest.
Clint Capela C Late Feb - Thumb - 1/19/19 Capela had surgery to repair ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Brandon Knight PG Out Wed - Knee - 1/22/19 Knight has been held out of the past five games with left knee soreness and will not draw back into the lineup Wednesday against the Knicks.
Chris Paul PG Out Wed - Hamstring - 1/21/19 Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and it is uncertain if he will return to action against the Raptors on Friday.
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Victor Oladipo SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/23/19 Oladipo is expected to miss an extended period of time due to a substantial right knee injury.
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Danilo Gallinari SF Out Wed - Back - 1/23/19 Gallinari has been held out of the last two games with lower-back spasms and will not play Wednesday against the Heat.
Milos Teodosic PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/17/19 Teodosic has been held out of action due to knee tendinitis and it is unknown when he will rejoin the lineup.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action before the start of February.
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Rajon Rondo PG Prob Thurs - Finger - 1/22/19 Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery but is likely to return for Thursday's game versus the Timberwolves.
Lonzo Ball PG Early March - Ankle - 1/20/19 Ball has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
LeBron James SF Out Thurs - Groin - 1/23/19 James is sidelined with a strained left groin and will not return to action Thursday against the Timberwolves.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Garrett Temple SG Prob Wed - Heel - 1/22/19 Temple is expected to play against the Hornets on Wednesday despite a sore right heel.
Omri Casspi SF Prob Wed - Illness - 1/22/19 Casspi was held out of the previous game due to an illness but it is unlikely to keep him out of Wednesday's lineup against the Hornets.
Marc Gasol C Out Wed - Back - 1/23/19 Gasol is dealing with a sore back but it will not impede his status for Wednesday's tilt against the Hornets.
Joakim Noah C Out Wed - Personal - 1/22/19 Noah has missed the past two games due to a personal matter and will not rejoin the lineup in time for Wednesday's contest against the Hornets.
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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James Johnson PF Prob Wed - Migraine - 1/23/19 Johnson is dealing with a migraine but is expected to be available Wednesday against the Clippers.
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 Fri - Heel - 1/21/19 DiVincenzo has been held out of the past two games with bursitis in his left heel and it is unknown if he will play Friday against the Hornets.
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Jeff Teague PG Ques Thurs - Foot - 1/23/19 Teague sat out the last game due to a sore left foot and it is unknown if he will play against the Lakers on Thursday.
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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Anthony Davis PF Doub Sat - Finger - 1/23/19 Davis is sidelined by a volar plate avulsion fracture on his left finger and is not expected to return to action Saturday against the Spurs.
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Trey Burke PG Prob Wed - Illness - 1/23/19 Burke sat out the previous game with an illness but is likely to play Wednesday against the Rockets.
Luke Kornet PF Early Feb - Ankle - 1/22/19 Kornet is sidelined due to a sprained left ankle and is expected to be held out of action for two weeks.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Alex Abrines SG Ques Thurs - Personal - 1/22/19 Abrines has been away from the team due to a personal matter and his status for Thursday's contest against the Pelicans is unclear.
Andre Roberson SG Early Feb - Knee - 1/20/19 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 at least the beginning of February.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Aaron Gordon PF Prob Wed - Back - 1/22/19 Gordon has missed the past two games with soreness in his lower back but it is likely he will line up Wednesday against the Nets.
Isaiah Briscoe PG day-to-day - Ankle - 1/23/19 Briscoe left Wednesday's game due to a right ankle sprain and will not return.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Ben Simmons SG Prob Wed - Illness - 1/23/19 Simmons is battling an upper-respiratory infection but is projected to play against the Spurs on Wednesday.
Joel Embiid PF Prob Wed - Back - 1/22/19 Embiid is hampered by a back injury but is likely to take the court for Wednesday's game against the Spurs.
Jimmy Butler SG Out Wed - Wrist - 1/23/19 Butler was held out of the previous game due to a sore right wrist and it will impede his status for Wednesday's clash with the Spurs.
Markelle Fultz PG Early Feb - Shoulder - 1/20/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the early part of February.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Richaun Holmes PF Doub Thurs - Foot - 1/23/19 Holmes has been held out of the previous two games with a sprained right foot and is not expected to suit up Thursday against the Trail Blazers.
Deandre Ayton C Doub Thurs - Ankle - 1/23/19 Ayton has sat out the past two games with a sprained left ankle and is not expected to be back in action against the Trail Blazers on Thursday.
T.J. Warren SF Out Thurs - Ankle - 1/23/19 Warren left the last game with a sore right ankle and will not be available for Thursday's matchup with the Trail Blazers.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Damian Lillard PG Ques Thurs - Hand - 1/23/19 Lilllard is battling a right hand contusion and his status for Thursday's clash with the Suns is in question.
Caleb Swanigan PF Ques Thurs - Knee - 1/22/19 Swanigan has a right knee injury that has kept him out of the last three games. It is undetermined if he will return to the lineup against the Suns on Thursday.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
De'Aaron Fox PG Ques Fri - Toe - 1/22/19 Fox sat out the last game with soreness in his left big toe and it is unknown if he will play Friday against the Grizzlies.
Nemanja Bjelica PF Ques Fri - Back - 1/22/19 Bjelica missed the previous game due to tightness in his lower back and it is unclear if he will suit up against the Grizzlies on Friday.
Skal Labissiere PF Ques Fri - Personal - 1/22/19 Labissiere was absent from the lineup during the last game due to a personal matter and it is uncertain if he will partake in Friday's contest against the Grizzlies.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Davis Bertans PF Out Wed - Personal - 1/22/19 Bertans will not be available for Wednesday's game versus the 76ers due to a personal matter.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kawhi Leonard SF Out Wed - Rest - 1/22/19 Leonard will not play against the Pacers on Wednesday as he will receive a day of rest.
OG Anunoby SF Out Wed - Personal - 1/23/19 Anunoby has been away from the team due to a personal matter but is expected to return Friday against the Rockets.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Raul Neto PG Early Feb - Groin - 1/20/19 Neto has been held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and is expected to sit out until at least the beginning of February.
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.
Dante Exum PG Early Feb - Ankle - 1/20/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and is likely to stay on the shelf until the early part of February.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Early Feb - Hamstring - 1/20/19 Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain but is likely to return by the start of February.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
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.