National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Omari Spellman PF Ques Fri - Hip - 12/13/18 Spellman has sat out the past three games due to soreness in his right hip and it is uncertain if he will return Friday against the Celtics.
Jeremy Lin PG Ques Fri - Back - 12/13/18 Lin missed his second-straight game due to lower-back strain and it is unclear if he will face the Celtics on Friday.
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.
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.
Alex Poythress SF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 11/28/18 Poythress is sidelined due to a left ankle contusion and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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Jaylen Brown SG Ques Fri - Illness - 12/12/18 Brown was held out of the previous game due to an illness and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Hawks on Friday.
Gordon Hayward SF Ques Fri - Illness - 12/12/18 Hayward has been absent from the lineup during the last two games with an illness and it is unknown if he will take part in Friday's contest with the Hawks.
Al Horford C Ques Fri - Knee - 12/12/18 Horford has sat out the past three games due to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in his left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action against the Hawks on Friday.
Guerschon Yabusele PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/9/18 Yabusele is expected to miss multiple weeks due to a right ankle sprain.
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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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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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF Ques Fri - Personal - 12/12/18 Kidd-Gilchrist was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to a personal matter and it is unknown if he will play Friday against the Knicks.
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Antonio Blakeney SG Ques Thurs - Illness - 12/11/18 Blakeney is battling an undefined illness and his status for Thursday's game against the Magic is in question.
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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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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Wesley Matthews SG Ques Thurs - Shoulder - 12/13/18 Matthews exited the previous game due to a left shoulder injury and it is undetermined if he will face the Suns on Thursday.
J.J. Barea PG Ques Thurs - Ankle - 12/13/18 Barea departed the last game due to a left ankle sprain and his status for Thursday's matchup against the Suns is up in the air.
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Ques Thurs - Wrist - 12/13/18 Smith Jr. has been held out of the past four games due to a right wrist sprain and it is unknown if he will return Thursday against the Suns.
Dirk Nowitzki PF Ques Thurs - Ankle - 12/13/18 Nowitzki is recuperating from left ankle surgery and will not return to action against the Suns on Thursday.
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Jamal Murray SG Ques Fri - Shin - 12/12/18 Murray has a shin contusion and it is unclear if he will play Friday against the Thunder.
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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Reggie Bullock SG Prob Sat - Ankle - 12/12/18 Bullock has been held out of the past five games due to a left ankle sprain but is likely to return Saturday against the Celtics.
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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Andre Iguodala SG Ques Fri - Hip - 12/13/18 Iguodala has sat out the previous two games due to left hip soreness and it is undetermined if he will suit up for Friday's contest against the Kings.
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 Late Dec - Achilles - 12/10/18 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 during the latter part of December.
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Brandon Knight PG Prob Thurs - Knee - 12/12/18 Knight is sidelined with a knee injury but is expected to return Thursday against the Lakers.
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.
Marquese Chriss PF Out Thurs - Ankle - 12/12/18 Chriss has missed the past two games with a sprained left ankle and it will impede his status for Thursday's matchup against the Lakers.
Zhou Qi PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/1/18 Qi is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
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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Edmond Sumner PG Ques Fri - Hamstring - 12/12/18 Sumner sat out the previous game due to a strained right hamstring and it is undetermined if he will play Friday against the 76ers.
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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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Michael Beasley SF Ques Thurs - Personal - 12/12/18 Beasley is away from the team dealing with a personal matter and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup against the Rockets on Thursday.
Brandon Ingram SF Late Dec - Ankle - 12/12/18 Ingram is sidelined due to a left ankle sprain and is not expected to return until at least the latter part of December.
Rajon Rondo PG Late Dec - Hand - 11/16/18 Rondo is recovering from a broken right hand and is expected to be sidelined for four-to-five weeks.
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Jevon Carter PG Ques Fri - Knee - 12/12/18 Carter missed the previous game with right knee soreness and it is undetermined if he will be available against the Heat on Friday.
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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Hassan Whiteside C Prob Fri - Personal - 12/13/18 Whiteside has sat out the last three games due to the birth of his child but is expected to return Friday against the Grizzlies.
Goran Dragic PG Ques Fri - Knee - 12/13/18 Dragic sat out the previous game due to a sore right knee and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Grizzlies on Friday.
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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Pat Connaughton SG Ques Fri - Knee - 12/12/18 Connaughton has been held out of the last two games due to a knee injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Cavaliers on Friday.
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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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E'Twaun Moore SG Ques Sun - Leg - 12/12/18 Moore missed his second-straight game with a lower-leg strain and it is undetermined if he will partake in Sunday's tilt against the Heat.
Nikola Mirotic PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/11/18 Mirotic is sidelined with right ankle soreness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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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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.
Trey Burke PG Late Dec - Knee - 12/12/18 Burke sat out his fourth-consecutive game with a mild right MCL sprain but is lining up to return during the latter part of December.
Lance Thomas SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/9/18 Thomas is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for removal of loose bodies. There is no definitive timetable for his return.
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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Evan Fournier SG Prob Thurs - Personal - 12/12/18 Fournier missed the last game due to a personal matter but is expected to suit up Thursday against the Bulls.
Jonathon Simmons SF Ques Thurs - Ankle - 12/12/18 Simmons has a right ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will play against the Bulls on Thursday.
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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Mike Muscala PF Ques Fri - Illness - 12/12/18 Muscala missed the last game due to an upper-respiratory infection and it is uncertain if he will play against the Pacers on Friday.
Jimmy Butler SG Ques Fri - Groin - 12/12/18 Butler was held out of the previous game due to a groin strain and it is unknown if he will suit up Friday against the Pacers.
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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Jamal Crawford SG Prob Thurs - Knee - 12/12/18 Crawford has sat out the past two games due to a sore left knee but it is not expected to impede his status for Thursday's clash against the Mavericks.
Troy Daniels SG Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 12/12/18 Daniels left the last game due to an unspecified injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Mavericks on Thursday.
Trevor Ariza SF Ques Thurs - Ankle - 12/12/18 Ariza has an ankle injury and it is unclear if he will be available for Thursday game against the Mavericks.
Devin Booker SG Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 12/3/18 Booker suffered a left hamstring strain and there is no timetable for return.
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Anfernee Simons SG Ques Fri - Illness - 12/12/18 Simons has sat out the last three games due to an upper-respiratory infection and it is uncertain if he will return Friday against the Raptors.
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No injuries to report.
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Davis Bertans PF Prob Thurs - Personal - 12/12/18 Bertans has missed the last two game while tending to a personal matter but is likely to be available against the Clippers on Thursday.
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 - 12/10/18 Walker IV tore the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to be held out of the lineup until the latter part of December.
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Jonas Valanciunas C Ques Fri - Thumb - 12/13/18 Valanciunas was removed from the last game due to a dislocated left thumb and his status for Friday's matchup against the Trail Blazers is uncertain.
Kawhi Leonard SF Ques Fri - Hip - 12/13/18 Leonard has been held out of the previous two games with a right hip contusion and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Trail Blazers on Friday.
Norman Powell SF Late Dec - Shoulder - 12/13/18 Powell sustained a subluxation of his left shoulder and will likely be held out until at least the end of December.
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Raul Neto PG Ques Sat - Thigh - 12/13/18 neto was held out of the last game due to soreness in his right thigh and it is undetermined if he will play against the Magic on Saturday.
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John Wall PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 12/12/18 Wall departed the previous game due to an ankle injury and his status for Friday's tilt against the Nets is in question.
Otto Porter Jr. SF Ques Fri - Knee - 12/12/18 Porter Jr. sat out the last game due to a right knee contusion and it is unclear if he will play Friday against the Nets.
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.