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National Basketball Association
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Alex Len C Prob Wed - Back - 10/16/18 Len is expected to be available against the Knicks in the season opener despite a back injury.
John Collins PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 10/12/18 Collins is recovering from a non-surgical procedure on his ankle. It is undetermined when he will return to the lineup.
Daniel Hamilton SG Out Wed - Shoulder - 10/16/18 Hamilton is recuperating from a right rotator cuff tear and will not take part in the season opener against the Knicks.
Justin Anderson SG Out Wed - Shin - 10/16/18 Anderson is battling a left tibia injury and will not suit up in the season opener against the Knicks.
Dewayne Dedmon C Out indefinitely - Ankle - 10/5/18 Dedmon has sustained an avulsion fracture in his left ankle. It is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
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Jabari Bird SG Ques Tues - Poss. Suspension - 10/10/18 Bird is facing potential league discipline for his role in an off-court incident. His status is unclear for the regular season opener against the 76ers.
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Kenneth Faried PF Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Faried is likely to be available against the Pistons in the season opener despite an ankle injury.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson SF Ques Wed - Hip - 10/16/18 Hollis-Jefferson is dealing with a left abductor strain and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Pistons.
Alan Williams PF Out Wed - Ankle - 10/16/18 Williams will not be available against the Pistons on Wednesday due to a left ankle injury.
DeMarre Carroll SF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 10/16/18 Carroll is recovering from right ankle surgery and it is undetermined how long he will be out of the lineup.
Allen Crabbe SG Out Wed - Ankle - 10/16/18 Crabbe has a left ankle injury and will not play against the Pistons on Wednesday.
Shabazz Napier PG Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 9/27/18 Napier is nursing a hamstring injury and there is no timetable for return.
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No injuries to report.
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Denzel Valentine SG Ques Thurs - Ankle - 10/12/18 Valentine sustained an ankle injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up for the season opener against the 76ers.
Lauri Markkanen PF Mid Nov - Elbow - 9/28/18 Markkanen has suffered a lateral elbow sprain and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
Omer Asik C Out indefinitely - Illness - 9/22/18 Asik is dealing with inflammatory arthritis and there is no definitive timetable for his return to the court.
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Kevin Love PF Prob Wed - Foot - 10/11/18 Love is nursing left foot soreness but is expected to suit up against the Raptors on Wednesday.
Larry Nance Jr. PF Ques Wed - Ankle - 10/12/18 Nance Jr. has a right high-ankle sprain and it is undetermined if he will be available against the Raptors on Wednesday.
Rodney Hood SG Ques Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Hood is battling an ankle injury and his status for Wednesday's game against the Raptors is in question.
Cedi Osman SF Ques Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Osman is dealing with right ankle soreness and it is unclear if he will play in the season opener against the Raptors.
JR Smith SG Out Wed - Elbow - 10/16/18 Smith is dealing with a sore right elbow and will not be available for the season opener against the Raptors.
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Dirk Nowitzki C Late Oct - Ankle - 10/12/18 Nowitzki is hampered by a left ankle injury and is not expected to return until the latter part of October.
Harrison Barnes SF Out Wed - Hamstring - 10/14/18 Barnes injured his right hamstring and will not take part in the season opener against the Suns.
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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 Out indefinitely - Hip - 10/15/18 Thomas is nursing a lingering hip injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
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 Jackson PG Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Jackson had a minor procedure performed on his right ankle in the offseason but it is not expected to impede his availability Wednesday against the Nets.
Jon Leuer PF Prob Wed - Knee - 10/11/18 Leuer had offseason surgery to repair a right knee injury but is likely to play against the Nets in the season opener.
Stanley Johnson SF Ques Wed - Toe - 10/16/18 Johnson is dealing with a sore toe and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Nets.
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Stephen Curry PG Prob Tues - Illness - 10/16/18 Curry is expected to suit up against the Thunder in the season opener despite an illness.
Draymond Green PF Prob Tues - Knee - 10/10/18 Green is dealing with a sore left knee but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Thunder.
Shaun Livingston PG Prob Tues - Foot - 10/16/18 Livingston is experiencing soreness in his foot but is expected to suit up against the Thunder on Tuesday.
DeMarcus Cousins C Late Dec - Achilles - 9/18/18 Cousins is recuperating from a torn Achilles that ended his 2017-18 season but is aiming to return during the latter part of December.
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Michael Carter-Williams PG Prob Wed - Knee - 10/15/18 Carter-Williams is tending to a sore left knee but it is not expected to affect his status for the season opener against the Pelicans.
Clint Capela C Prob Wed - Hand - 10/11/18 Capela is tending to a right hand injury but is expected to suit up against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Isaiah Hartenstein PF Ques Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Hartenstein is dealing with an ankle injury and his status for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans is in question.
Eric Gordon SG Ques Wed - Foot - 10/11/18 Gordon has a foot injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up Wednesday against the Pelicans.
Nene C Out Wed - Calf - 10/16/18 Nene is hampered by a calf injury and will not be available for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans.
Marquese Chriss PF Out Wed - Ankle - 10/16/18 Chriss is battling an ankle injury and will not be available for the season opener versus the Pelicans.
Zhou Qi PF Out Wed - Knee - 10/15/18 Qi is nursing a left knee sprain and will not play in the season opener against the Pelicans.
Brandon Knight PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 9/19/18 Knight had offseason left knee surgery and there is no timetable for recovery.
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Myles Turner PF Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/15/18 Turner is dealing with an ankle injury but it is not expected to impede his status against the Grizzlies in the season opener.
Tyreke Evans SG Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Evans is dealing with an ankle injury but is expected to suit up for Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies.
TJ Leaf PF Ques Wed - Calf - 10/11/18 Leaf has a calf injury and it is unclear if he will play Wednesday against the Grizzlies.
Thaddeus Young PF Ques Wed - Foot - 10/11/18 Young is dealing with a bone bruise in his foot and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener against the Grizzlies.
Edmond Sumner PG Ques Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Sumner is battling a sprained left ankle. His status for Wednesday's regular-season opener against the Grizzlies is in question.
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Luc Mbah a Moute PF Prob Wed - Calf - 10/14/18 Mbah a Moute has a right calf injury but is expected to play in the season opener against the Nuggets.
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Rajon Rondo PG Prob Thurs - Illness - 10/16/18 Rondo is ailing from an illness but is likely to participate in the season opener against the Trail Blazers.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG Prob Thurs - Knee - 10/15/18 Caldwell-Pope is expected to suit up against the Trail Blazers on Thursday despite a right knee injury.
Moritz Wagner C Ques Thurs - Knee - 10/15/18 Wagner is battling a left knee injury and his status for Thursday's game against the Trail Blazers is up in the air.
Josh Hart SG Ques Thurs - Hamstring - 10/16/18 Hart has a hamstring injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Trail Blazers in the season opener.
Lonzo Ball PG Ques Thurs - Knee - 10/12/18 Ball is nursing an injured knee and it is unclear if he will participate in the season opener against the Trail Blazers.
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JaMychal Green PF Prob Wed - Shoulder - 10/15/18 Green is expected to be available against the Pacers on Wednesday despite a sore left shoulder.
Garrett Temple SG Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/15/18 Temple is dealing with soreness in his left ankle but is likely to suit up Wednesday against the Pacers.
Kyle Anderson SF Ques Wed - Heel - 10/11/18 Anderson has an injured heel and it is uncertain if he will play against the Pacers on Wednesday.
Jevon Carter PG Ques Wed - Thumb - 10/11/18 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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Goran Dragic PG Prob Wed - Knee - 10/11/18 Dragic is battling injuries to his knee and ankle but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Magic.
Tyler Johnson SG Ques Wed - Thumb - 10/11/18 Johnson is recuperating from an offseason left thumb surgery and his status for Wednesday's game against the Magic is in question.
Justise Winslow SF Doub Wed - Hamstring - 10/16/18 Winslow is hampered by tightness in his hamstring and it is unlikely he will participate in Wednesday's game against the Magic.
Wayne Ellington SG Doub Wed - Ankle - 10/16/18 Ellington is tending to an ankle injury and is not expected to play against the Magic on Wednesday.
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 10/3/18 Jones Jr. is nursing a shoulder contusion and there is no timetable for recovery.
James Johnson PF Out Wed - Hernia - 10/16/18 Johnson is dealing with a hernia and will not play against the Magic in the season opener.
Dion Waiters SG Out Wed - Ankle - 10/15/18 Waiters will not play in the season opener against the Magic as he is still recovering from a surgery to repair his left ankle.
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Jodie Meeks SG Elig Nov 26 - Suspension - 10/15/18 Meeks is currently serving a 25-game suspension that dates back 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 26 against the Hornets.
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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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Julius Randle PF Prob Wed - Back - 10/11/18 Randle is likely to suit up against the Rockets on Wednesday despite a back injury.
Jahlil Okafor C Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Okafor hurt his right ankle but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Rockets.
Wesley Johnson SF Doub Wed - Acquired - 10/16/18 Johnson was recently acquired via a trade and is not expected to be available for Wednesday's game against the Rockets.
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Lance Thomas SF Prob Wed - Hip - 10/16/18 Thomas is dealing with a sore hip but is expected to face the Hawks in the season opener.
Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Prob Wed - Wrist - 10/14/18 Hardaway Jr. sustained injuries to his ankle and wrist but is expected to suit up for the season opener against the Hawks.
Courtney Lee SG Doub Wed - Neck - 10/15/18 Lee is battling a neck injury and is not expected to play against the Hawks on Wednesday.
Emmanuel Mudiay PG Out Wed - Ankle - 10/16/18 Mudiay is nursing a right ankle injury and will not take the court against the Hawks on Wednesday.
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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Steven Adams C Prob Tues - Back - 10/16/18 Adams is experiencing tightness in his lower back but is likely to be available for Tuesday's game against the Warriors.
Abdel Nader SF Prob Tues - Knee - 10/16/18 Nader has a sore left knee but is likely to play against the Warriors on Tuesday.
Terrance Ferguson SG Ques Tues - Concussion - 10/14/18 Ferguson is on the mend from a concussion and it is uncertain if he will be cleared in time for the season opener against the Warriors.
Russell Westbrook PG Out Tues - Knee - 10/15/18 Westbrook had arthroscopic right knee surgery and will not play in the season opener against the Warriors.
Andre Roberson SG Mid Dec - Knee - 8/26/18 Roberson is on the mend from a knee injury that cost him most of the 2017-18 season and is expected to remain sidelined until sometime in December.
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Jonathon Simmons SF Prob Wed - Wrist - 10/14/18 Simmons is likely to suit up against the Heat on Wednesday despite a wrist injury.
Terrence Ross SG Ques Wed - Foot - 10/10/18 Ross is hampered by a right foot contusion and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Heat.
Mohamed Bamba C Ques Wed - Wrist - 10/10/18 Bamba has a right wrist injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Heat in the season opener.
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Ben Simmons SG Prob Tues - Neck - 10/14/18 Simmons is battling a neck injury but is expected to suit up against the Celtics in the season opener.
Dario Saric SF Prob Tues - Back - 10/11/18 Saric is expected to suit up against the Celtics in the season opener despite a back injury.
Mike Muscala PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 10/16/18 Muscala has a sprained right ankle and there is no timetable for return.
Jerryd Bayless PG Late Oct - Knee - 10/1/18 Bayless suffered a posterolateral corner sprain in his left knee and will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
Wilson Chandler SF Late Oct - Hamstring - 9/29/18 Chandler will miss two-to-three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury during exhibition action against Melbourne.
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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Mikal Bridges SF Prob Wed - Elbow - 10/14/18 Bridges has an elbow strain but is likely to play in the season opener against the Mavericks.
Devin Booker SG Prob Wed - Finger - 10/15/18 Booker underwent surgery to repair a fifth metacarpophalangeal joint in his right hand but is expected to suit up against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
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Maurice Harkless SF Prob Thurs - Knee - 10/12/18 Harkless is recovering from offseason arthroscopic knee surgery but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Lakers.
Evan Turner SG Ques Thurs - Shoulder - 10/12/18 Turner is dealing with a shoulder injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Lakers on Thursday.
Gary Trent Jr. SG Ques Thurs - Quadricep - 10/12/18 Trent Jr. has a right quadriceps injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up on Thursday against the Lakers.
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Kosta Koufos C Ques Wed - Hamstring - 10/11/18 Koufos is battling a right hamstring strain and it is unclear if he will play in the season opener against the Jazz.
Iman Shumpert SG Ques Wed - Calf - 10/11/18 Shumpert has a calf injury and it is unknown if he will be available against the Jazz on Wednesday.
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Early Nov - Knee - 10/15/18 Bogdanovic had minor knee surgery during the offseason but is gearing up for a return November 7 against the Raptors.
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Rudy Gay SF Prob Wed - Heel - 10/15/18 Gay has a heel injury but it is not expected to impede his status for the season opener against the Timberwolves.
Derrick White PG Mid Dec - Heel - 10/12/18 White is sidelined with a left heel injury and is expected to be held out of the lineup for six-to-eight weeks.
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 Early Dec - Knee - 10/7/18 Walker IV tore the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to recover.
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Chris Boucher PF Ques Wed - Upper Body - 10/11/18 Boucher is nursing an upper-body injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up Wednesday against the Cavaliers.
Norman Powell SF Ques Wed - Thigh - 10/11/18 Powell is dealing with a thigh injury and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener against the Cavaliers.
Delon Wright PG Ques Wed - Thigh - 10/11/18 Wright has a strained left thigh muscle and it is unknown if he will play against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
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Donovan Mitchell SG Prob Wed - Ankle - 10/11/18 Mitchell is battling an ankle injury but is expected to be available for the season opener against the Kings.
Raul Neto PG Late Oct - Hamstring - 10/10/18 Neto is sidelined due to a hamstring injury and is expected to miss two weeks.
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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Markieff Morris PF Ques Thurs - Abdominal - 10/12/18 Morris is nursing an injured abdomen and it is unknown if he will be available for the season opener against the Heat.
Thomas Bryant C Ques Thurs - Ankle - 10/12/18 Bryant is dealing with a left ankle injury and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener against the Heat.
Dwight Howard C Ques Thurs - Buttocks - 10/12/18 Howard is dealing with a piriformis injury and his status for the season opener against the Heat is in question.