National Basketball Association
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
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Kyrie Irving PG Prob Oct 16 - Knee - 8/13/18 Irving is expected to suit up in the season opener against the 76ers after recovering from a left knee surgery that ended his 2017-18 season.
Gordon Hayward SF Prob Oct 16 - Shin - 8/13/18 Hayward is recovering from a surgery to remove a plate and screws due to a broken fibula that forced him to miss the 2017-18 campaign but is expected to play against the 76ers in the season opener.
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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Ques Oct 17 - Hip - 8/14/18 Hollis-Jefferson is dealing with a left abductor strain and his status for October 17 against the Pistons is unclear.
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Michael Porter Jr. PF Ques Oct 17 - Back - 8/13/18 Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and it is uncertain if he will make his NBA debut against the Clippers in the season opener.
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Jon Leuer PF Prob Oct 17 - Knee - 8/19/18 Leuer had offseason surgery to repair a right knee injury but is likely to play against the Nets in the season opener.
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DeMarcus Cousins C Mid Dec - Achilles - 7/11/18 Cousins is recuperating from a torn Achilles that ended his 2017-18 season but is aiming to return sometime in December.
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Jevon Carter PG Ques Oct 17 - Thumb - 8/14/18 Carter underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and it is unclear if he will be ready for the season opener against the Pacers.
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Dion Waiters SG Prob Oct 17 - Ankle - 8/13/18 Waiters is likely to play in the season opener against the Magic after recovering from a surgery to repair his left ankle.
Tyler Johnson SG Ques Oct 17 - Thumb - 8/13/18 Johnson is recuperating from an offseason left thumb surgery and his status for October 17 against the Magic is in question.
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Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Foot - 6/20/18 Patton is recovering from multiple foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
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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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Jonathon Simmons SF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 6/13/18 Simmons is recovering from right wrist surgery and there is no timetable for return.
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Shake Milton PG Ques Oct 16 - Back - 8/13/18 Milton is recovering from a fracture in his back but is likely to be available against the Celtics in the season opener.
Zhaire Smith SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 8/14/18 Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. A timeline for his return to the court has yet to be established.
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Malcolm Miller SF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 7/30/18 Miller had offseason right shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum and there is no timetable for return.
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Thabo Sefolosha SF Elig Oct 28 - Suspension - 8/13/18 Sefolosha has been suspended for five games due to violating the terms of the NBA/NBAPA Anti-Drug Program but is expected to make his season debut October 28 against the Mavericks.
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Jodie Meeks SG Elig Nov 28 - Suspension - 8/18/18 Meeks is currently serving a 25-game suspension that dates to the 2017-18 playoffs for violating the league's drug policy and has 19 games remaining. He is expected to make his season debut November 28 against the Pelicans.