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National Basketball Association
INJURIES  | PLAYERS
Player   Status/Updated Notes
John Collins PF Late Dec - Shoulder - 12/1/17 Collins suffered a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder injury and is expected to need two-to-three weeks to recover.
Dewayne Dedmon C Early Jan - Leg - 11/29/17 Dedmon suffered a left tibia stress reaction and is expected to miss three-to-six weeks.
Mike Muscala PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 11/25/17 Muscala has been sidelined with an ankle injury and it is unclear as to when he will return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Al Horford C Ques Mon - Knee - 12/10/17 Horford is dealing with a soreness in his knee and his status for Monday's contest against the Bulls is undetermined.
Marcus Morris PF Ques Mon - Knee - 12/10/17 Morris sat out the previous game with a lingering left knee injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Monday against the Bulls.
Gordon Hayward SF out for season - Ankle - 10/19/17 Hayward is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia.
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Jahlil Okafor C Ques Tues - Acquired - 12/10/17 Okafor is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Wizards after being acquired via trade.
D'Angelo Russell PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/18/17 Russell will miss an unknown period of time after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Jeremy Lin PG out for season - Knee - 10/19/17 Lin ruptured the patellar tendon in his right knee and will likely miss the remainder of the season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nicolas Batum SG Ques Mon - Elbow - 12/10/17 Batum is dealing with a left elbow injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Thunder on Monday.
Jeremy Lamb SG Ques Mon - Shin - 12/10/17 Lamb missed the last game with a shin contusion and it is unclear if he will return Monday against the Thunder.
Frank Kaminsky PF Ques Mon - Ankle - 12/10/17 Kaminsky has missed the last two games with a sprained right ankle and it is unclear if he will play Monday against the Thunder.
Julyan Stone PG Ques Mon - Hamstring - 12/10/17 Stone has been sidelined with a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and it is unclear if he will rejoin the lineup Monday against the Thunder.
Cody Zeller C Out indefinitely - Knee - 12/7/17 Zeller sustained a torn medial meniscus in his left knee and is likely to miss an extended period of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Zach LaVine PG Early Jan - Knee - 12/5/17 Lavine has been recovering from left knee surgery and is expected to remain out of the lineup until January.
Cameron Payne PG Early Jan - Foot - 9/10/17 Payne will have surgery to repair a right foot injury and is expected to be sidelined for three-to-four months.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kevin Love PF Ques Tues - Hip - 12/10/17 Love missed the last game with a hip injury and it is unclear if he will return Tuesday against the Hawks.
Tristan Thompson C Ques Tues - Calf - 12/10/17 Thompson has been out of action since the start of November with a left calf strain and it is unclear if he will return Tuesday against the Hawks.
Iman Shumpert SG Late Jan - Knee - 12/1/17 Shumpert had arthroscopic left knee surgery and surgery to repair a torn meniscus. He is likely to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.
Derrick Rose PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/8/17 Rose is dealing with a sprained left ankle and a bone spur. He is without a definitive timetable for return.
Isaiah Thomas PG Late Dec - Hip - 12/7/17 Thomas is recovering from a labral tear in his right hip and is expected to make his season debut toward the end of December.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Ques Tues - Hip - 12/10/17 Smith Jr. has missed the last two games with a sore hip and it is unknown if he will be available Tuesday against the Spurs.
Nerlens Noel C Mid Jan - Thumb - 12/7/17 Noel has elected to have surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Dorian Finney-Smith SF Late Dec - Knee - 12/5/17 Finney-Smith has lingering tendinitis in his knee and could rejoin the lineup at the end of December.
Josh McRoberts PF Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/17/17 McRoberts is dealing with a knee issue and is without a timetable for return.
Seth Curry SG Mid Dec - Leg - 12/6/17 Curry has a stress reaction of his left tibia and is expected to return sometime during the middle of December.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nikola Jokic C Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/2/17 Jokic exited the last game with a left ankle sprain and is expected to miss multiple games.
Paul Millsap PF Late Feb - Wrist - 11/26/17 Millsap had surgery to fix a torn ligament in his left wrist and is likely to need up to three months to recover.
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Jon Leuer PF Mid Jan - Ankle - 12/5/17 Leuer is sidelined with a sprained left ankle. He received a joint lubrication injection into his ailing ankle and is likely to miss up to six weeks of action.
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Draymond Green PF Prob Mon - Shoulder - 12/10/17 Green is expected to suit up Monday against the Trail Blazers despite a shoulder injury.
Patrick McCaw SG Ques Mon - Concussion - 12/8/17 McCaw has missed the last two games with a concussion and his status for Monday against the Trail Blazers is up in the air.
Zaza Pachulia C Doub Mon - Shoulder - 12/10/17 Pachulia missed the last game with left shoulder soreness and his status for Monday's contest against the Trail Blazers is in doubt.
Stephen Curry PG Late Dec - Ankle - 12/5/17 Curry suffered a sprained right ankle and will be re-evaluated in two weeks to determine the extent of the ailment.
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Troy Williams SF Ques Mon - Knee - 12/10/17 Williams has been held out of the previous three games due to a sprained MCL in his right knee and it is undetermined if he will play Monday against the Pelicans.
Zhou Qi PF Ques Mon - Calf - 12/10/17 Qi has missed the last five games with a sore left calf and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Pelicans on Monday.
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Darren Collison PG Ques Wed - Knee - 12/10/17 Collison sat out the previous game with a lingering knee injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Wednesday against the Thunder.
Edmond Sumner PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/17/17 Sumner is recovering from knee surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Glenn Robinson III SG Mid Feb - Ankle - 10/14/17 Robinson III had surgery to repair medial and lateral ligaments in his left ankle and is expected to be need three-to-four months to heal.
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Milos Teodosic PG Ques Mon - Foot - 12/10/17 Teodosic is recuperating from a plantar fascia injury in his left foot and it is unclear if he will return Monday against the Raptors.
Blake Griffin PF Late Jan - Knee - 11/28/17 Griffin suffered a sprained left MCL and is expected to miss up to two months.
Patrick Beverley PG out for season - Knee - 11/23/17 Beverley had surgery to repair a microfracture and torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
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No injuries to report.
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Brandan Wright PF Out indefinitely - Groin - 12/9/17 Wright has been sidelined by a right groin injury and it is unclear as to when he will rejoin the lineup.
Wayne Selden SG Mid Dec - Quadricep - 11/29/17 Selden is sidelined with a right quadriceps injury and is expected to remain sidelined for an additional two weeks.
Mike Conley PG Late Dec - Achilles - 11/29/17 Conley is sidelined due to left Achilles soreness and a left heel injury but is likely to return to action in two-to-three weeks.
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Hassan Whiteside C Mid Dec - Knee - 11/30/17 Whiteside is expected to be out of action for the next one-to-two weeks as he will begin rehabilitation for a left knee bone bruise.
Okaro White PF Out indefinitely - Foot - 11/26/17 White is out of action due to a left foot injury and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Rodney McGruder SG Mid April - Leg - 10/17/17 McGruder had surgery to fix a stress fracture in his left leg and will likely need three-to-six months to heal.
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Tony Snell SG Ques Wed - Knee - 12/10/17 Snell has sat out the last two games due to left patellar tendinitis and it is unclear if he will play Wednesday against the Pelicans.
Matthew Dellavedova PG Ques Wed - Knee - 12/10/17 Dellavedova has been out of action due to tendinitis in his left knee. His rehab is progressing well and it is unknown if he will return against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Jason Terry SG Mid Dec - Calf - 12/5/17 Terry is dealing with a left calf strain and will remain out of the lineup for upwards of two weeks.
Mirza Teletovic PF Late Dec - Knee - 11/21/17 Teletovic has surgery on his right knee and will likely need four weeks to heal.
Jabari Parker PF Mid Feb - Knee - 6/14/17 Parker is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee but is expected to return sometime around the All-Star break.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nemanja Bjelica PF Out indefinitely - Foot - 12/4/17 Bjelica is sidelined with a left mid-foot sprain and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Toe - 7/4/17 Patton is recovering from offseason surgery to fix a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot and there is no timetable for a return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tony Allen SG Ques Wed - Knee - 12/10/17 Allen exited the last game with a left knee injury and it is unknown if he will play Wednesday against the Bucks.
Jameer Nelson PG Ques Wed - Ankle - 12/10/17 Nelson missed the previous game with a left ankle injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up against the Bucks on Wednesday.
Alexis Ajinca C out for season - Knee - 12/7/17 Ajinca had surgery on his right patellar tendon. He is expected to need four-to-six months to recover and will likely miss the remainder of the season.
Frank Jackson PG Early Jan - Foot - 9/3/17 Jackson had surgery to repair a broken right foot and is expected to be sidelined for three-to-four months.
Solomon Hill SF Mid Feb - Hamstring - 9/25/17 Hill underwent surgery for a torn hamstring and it is uncertain if he will return sometime in February.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tim Hardaway Jr. SF Late Dec - Leg - 12/6/17 Hardaway Jr. has a stress injury to his lower-left leg and is likely to miss at least two weeks of game action.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Paul George SF Prob Mon - Calf - 12/10/17 George has been held out of the previous two games due to a right calf contusion but is likely to suit up against the Hornets on Monday.
Andre Roberson SG Ques Mon - Ankle - 12/10/17 Roberson is dealing with a left ankle sprain and it is unknown if he will play Monday against the Hornets.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Aaron Gordon PF Ques Wed - Concussion - 12/10/17 Gordon sat out the last game due to a concussion and it is uncertain if he will be cleared for Wednesday's game against the Clippers.
Evan Fournier SF Ques Wed - Ankle - 12/10/17 Fournier has missed the last two games with a right ankle injury and it is unclear if he will play Wednesday against the Clippers.
Terrence Ross SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/30/17 Ross sustained a sprained MCL and non-displaced fracture of the tibia plateau in his right knee and will likely require an extended absence to recover.
Jonathan Isaac PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/5/17 Isaac has been sidelined with a sprained right ankle and it is unknown as to when he will return to the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Robert Covington SF Ques Tues - Back - 12/10/17 Covington was held out of the last game due to a back injury and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
Joel Embiid C Ques Tues - Back - 12/10/17 Embiid sat out the previous game as he is experiencing tightness in his back and it is undetermined if he will suit up Tuesday against the Timberwolves.
T.J. McConnell PG Ques Tues - Shoulder - 12/10/17 McConnell missed his second-straight game with a shoulder injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Timberwolves on Tuesday.
Justin Anderson SG Late Dec - Shin - 12/9/17 Anderson is dealing with shin splints and will be re-evaluated toward the end of December.
Markelle Fultz PG Early Jan - Shoulder - 12/9/17 Fultz has scapular muscle imbalance and soreness in his right shoulder and will be re-evaluated during the beginning of January.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Devin Booker SG Late Dec - Groin - 12/6/17 Booker suffered a strained left adductor and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks of action.
Alan Williams PF Late March - Knee - 9/25/17 Williams had surgery to repair a partial tear to the meniscus in his right knee and is expected to miss six months as a result.
Davon Reed SG Late Feb - Knee - 8/25/17 Reed had surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and is expected to miss four-to-six months.
Brandon Knight PG out for season - Knee - 8/26/17 Knight had surgery for a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2017-18 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Damian Lillard PG Prob Mon - Ankle - 12/10/17 Lillard is expected to play Monday against the Warriors despite an ankle injury.
Maurice Harkless SF Ques Mon - Quadricep - 12/10/17 Harkless missed the last game with a left quadriceps contusion and it is unclear if he will play against the Warriors on Monday.
Jusuf Nurkic C Out Mon - Ankle - 12/10/17 Nurkic missed the previous game with a right ankle sprain and will not play Monday against the Warriors.
CJ Wilcox SG Late Dec - Knee - 10/24/17 Wilcox had right knee surgery and is expected to be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
George Hill PG Ques Tues - Personal - 12/10/17 Hill missed the last game while tending to a personal matter and it is unclear if he will play Tuesday against the Suns.
Willie Cauley-Stein C Ques Tues - Back - 12/10/17 Cauley-Stein has sat out the past three games with a lower-back strain and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup against the Suns on Tuesday.
Harry Giles PF Early Feb - Knee - 10/6/17 Giles is recovering from surgery on both knees and is expected to remain out of action until the beginning of February.
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Kawhi Leonard SF Prob Tues - Quadricep - 12/10/17 Leonard is recovering from right quad tendinopathy but is expected to make his season debut Tuesday against the Mavericks.
Danny Green SG Ques Tues - Groin - 12/10/17 Green missed the last game with a groin injury and it is unclear if he will play Tuesday against the Mavericks.
Kyle Anderson SF Late Dec - Knee - 12/4/17 Anderson suffered a left medial knee sprain and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks.
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Lucas Nogueira C Out indefinitely - Calf - 12/2/17 Nogueira suffered a muscle tear in his right calf and there is no definitive timetable for his return.
Delon Wright PG Mid Dec - Shoulder - 12/7/17 Wright is recovering from a dislocated right shoulder and is lining up to rejoin the team during the middle of December.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Rodney Hood SG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/8/17 Hood is sidelined due to soreness in his left ankle and there is no timetable for return.
Joe Johnson SG Mid Dec - Wrist - 11/29/17 Johnson has been recovering from tendon instability in his right wrist and is expected to remain out of action for an additional two weeks.
Dante Exum PG Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 10/24/17 Exum had surgery to stabilize the AC joint in his left shoulder and is without a definitive timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jason Smith PF Ques Tues - Knee - 12/10/17 Smith missed his third-straight game with a knee injury and his status for Tuesday's contest against the Nets is unclear.
John Wall PG Mid Dec - Knee - 12/8/17 Wall has been out of game action since receiving PRP injections in his left knee but is lining up to rejoin the team Wednesday against the Grizzlies.
Sheldon Mac SG out for season - Achilles - 10/9/17 McClellan had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 season.