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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Mike Muscala PF Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/18/17 Muscala has missed the last two games with an ankle injury and it is undetermined if he will play Friday against the Bulls.
Tiago Splitter C Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/10/17 Splitter is sidelined with a Grade 2 hamstring strain and is still a couple of weeks away from making a return.
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Avery Bradley SG Doub Sat - Achilles - 1/19/17 Bradley was held out of the last game due to a sore Achilles and is not expected to take part in Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers.
Tyler Zeller C Out indefinitely - Infection - 1/16/17 Zeller is sidelined with a sinus infection and will miss an unknown amount of time.
James Young SG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/9/17 Young is sidelined with a sprained right ankle and remains without an official timetable for a return.
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Jeremy Lin PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/12/17 Lin is sidelined with a strained left hamstring and is not expected to return to the lineup until the end of January.
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Jeremy Lamb SG Ques Fri - Foot - 1/18/17 Lamb has sat out the past three games due to metatarsal inflammation in his foot and it is unclear if he will suit up Friday against the Raptors.
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Taj Gibson PF Prob Fri - Ankle - 1/18/17 Gibson was held out of the previous game with a sore left ankle but it is not expected to impede his availability for Friday's game against the Hawks.
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Kevin Love PF Ques Thurs - Back - 1/18/17 Love was forced from the previous game due to a sore lower back and it is unclear if he will be available for Thursday's game against the Suns.
JR Smith SG Late March - Thumb - 12/23/16 Smith has opted for surgery to repair a broken right thumb and is likely to be sidelined for at least three months.
Chris Andersen PF out for season - Knee - 12/16/16 Anderson underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the season.
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Andrew Bogut C Out indefinitely - Hamstring - 1/14/17 Bogut is suffering from a strained right hamstring and it is unclear when he will be able to return to game action.
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Nikola Jokic PF Prob Thurs - Ankle - 1/18/17 Jokic is expected to suit up against the Spurs on Thursday despite an ankle injury.
Danilo Gallinari SF Prob Thurs - Ankle - 1/18/17 Gallinari is nursing a lingering ankle injury but is likely to perform in Thursday's game against the Spurs.
Darrell Arthur PF Doub Thurs - Leg - 1/18/17 Arthur sat out his third-straight game with soreness in his lower left leg and is not expected to take part in Thursday's game against the Spurs.
Wilson Chandler SF Out Thurs - Personal - 1/18/17 Chandler is tending to a personal matter and will not be active against the Spurs on Thursday.
Mo Williams PG Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/18/17 Williams is expected to officially retire once he reaches a buyout agreement with the team.
Gary Harris SG Out Thurs - Ankle - 1/18/17 Harris sat out the previous game due to a right ankle sprain and will not be a participant in Thursday's game against the Spurs
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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG Ques Sat - Shoulder - 1/18/17 Caldwell-Pope has a Grade-2 rotator cuff strain in his left shoulder which caused him to miss the past three games and it is unclear if he will return to the lineup Saturday against the Wizards.
Jon Leuer PF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/19/17 Leuer is sidelined with a bone bruise in his right knee and is without an definitive timetable for a recovery.
Michael Gbinije SG Out indefinitely - Forearm - 1/15/17 Gbinije is sidelined due to a bruised right forearm and there is no timetable for a return.
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David West PF Early Feb - Thumb - 1/19/17 West has a non-displaced fracture in his left thumb and will be out of action for a minimum of two weeks.
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Ryan Anderson PF Ques Fri - Illness - 1/18/17 Anderson has missed the past two games due to an illness and it is uncertain if he will be active for Friday's game against the Warriors.
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Rodney Stuckey PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/16/17 Stuckey is expected to miss another week of action with a left hamstring injury.
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Wesley Johnson SF Prob Thurs - Personal - 1/19/17 Johnson is away from the team due to the birth of his child but will likely be available for Thursday's game against the Timberwolves.
Chris Paul PG Mid March - Thumb - 1/18/17 Paul had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks.
Blake Griffin PF Late Jan - Knee - 12/20/16 Griffin had arthroscopic right knee surgery and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks of game action.
Brice Johnson PF Out indefinitely - Back - 1/15/17 Johnson is recovering from a herniated disc in his lower back but has resumed shooting drills and is gearing up to make his season debut in the coming weeks.
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Luol Deng SF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 1/17/17 Deng is battling a right wrist sprain and will miss an extended amount of time.
Larry Nance Jr. PF Late Jan - Knee - 12/26/16 Nance Jr. is out of action due to a bone bruise in his left knee for up to four weeks.
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Deyonta Davis PF Ques Fri - Foot - 1/18/17 Davis is recovering from a torn plantar fasciitis in his left foot but could be available for Friday's game against the Kings.
Brandan Wright PF Late Jan - Ankle - 1/10/17 Wright underwent a debridement in an attempt to clear up his left ankle tendinitis and will require additional time to recover before returning to game action.
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Josh Richardson SG Early Feb - Foot - 1/16/17 Richardson is out of action due to a sprained left foot and is expected to be out for at least the next two weeks.
Justise Winslow SF out for season - Shoulder - 1/5/17 Winslow underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
Josh McRoberts PF Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/17/17 McRoberts suffered a stress fracture in his left foot and his season could be in jeopardy.
Chris Bosh PF out for season - Illness - 11/10/16 Bosh is not expected to play in the 2016-17 season due to a continuing blood clot issue.
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Khris Middleton SG Mid Feb - Hamstring - 1/19/17 Middleton had surgery to repair a torn hamstring and is not expected to make his season debut until the middle of February.
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Nikola Pekovic C out for season - Achilles - 11/17/16 Pekovic will not play in the 2016-17 season due to lingering Achilles tendon and ankle injuries.
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Anthony Davis PF Prob Fri - Hand - 1/19/17 Davis is expected to take part in Friday's game against the Nets despite sustaining a hand injury in the last game.
Quincy Pondexter SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/4/17 Pondexter had arthroscopic left knee surgery and his timetable for a recovery will be announced at a later date.
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Joakim Noah C Doub Thurs - Ankle - 1/19/17 Noah was held out of the last game with a left ankle sprain and is not expected to suit up against the Wizards on Thursday.
Kristaps Porzingis PF Doub Thurs - Achilles - 1/19/17 Porzingis has missed the last four games with left Achilles soreness and is not expected to return Thursday against the Wizards but could be ready for Saturday's game against the Suns.
Lance Thomas SF Out indefinitely - Face - 1/17/17 Thomas will be sidelined for an unspecified amount of time after sustaining a concussion and a left orbital fracture.
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Steven Adams C Ques Mon - Concussion - 1/19/17 Adams missed his second-consecutive game with concussion-like symptoms and it is undetermined if he will play Monday against the Jazz.
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Jodie Meeks SG Ques Fri - Thumb - 1/18/17 Meeks left the last game due to a dislocated right thumb and it is undetermined if he will partake in Friday's game against the Bucks.
Evan Fournier SG Out indefinitely - Heel - 1/15/17 Fournier is out of action due to soreness in his right heel and there is no timetable for a recovery.
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Jahlil Okafor C Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/18/17 Okafor was inactive for the last game with soreness in his ankle and it is unclear if he will be available Friday against the Trail Blazers.
Jerryd Bayless PG out for season - Wrist - 12/15/16 Bayless had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist and is expected to be sidelined for the remainder of the season.
Ben Simmons SF Late Feb - Foot - 1/18/17 Simmons had surgery to repair an acute Jones fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. He has resumed basketball activities and could return shortly after the All-Star break.
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Tyson Chandler C Prob Thurs - Illness - 1/18/17 Chandler will likely play against the Cavaliers on Thursday after missing the last game with a stomach virus.
Jared Dudley SF Prob Thurs - Head - 1/18/17 Dudley missed the last game due to dizziness but is expected to be available Thursday against the Cavaliers.
Brandon Knight PG Ques Thurs - Wrist - 1/17/17 Knight has a sprained right wrist and it is undetermined if he will play Thursday against the Cavaliers.
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Ed Davis PF Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/18/17 Davis sat out the last game due to a left ankle sprain and it is unclear if he will play Friday against the 76ers.
Festus Ezeli C Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/19/16 Ezeli received a bone marrow aspirate concentrate injection in his left knee and is without a timetable for return.
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Ty Lawson PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/19/17 Lawson was absent from the lineup in the last game with a twisted left ankle and it is unknown if he will participate in Friday's tilt against the Grizzlies.
Rudy Gay SF out for season - Achilles - 1/19/17 Gay tore his left Achilles and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Omri Casspi SF Early Feb - Calf - 1/17/17 Casspi is expected to be out of action for one-to-two weeks due to a strained plantaris tendon in his right calf.
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Dejounte Murray PG Prob Thurs - Ankle - 1/18/17 Murray has missed the last two games with a right ankle sprain but is likely to suit up Thursday against the Nuggets.
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DeMarre Carroll SF Ques Fri - Neck - 1/18/17 Carroll exited the previous game due to a sore neck and it is undetermined if he will participate in Friday's game against the Hornets.
Lucas Nogueira C Ques Fri - Concussion - 1/18/17 Nogueira was held out of the last game with concussion-like symptoms and it is unknown if he will be available against the Hornets on Friday as the team follows concussion protocol.
Patrick Patterson PF Ques Fri - Knee - 1/18/17 Patterson missed his fourth-consecutive game due to a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return against the Hornets on Friday.
Delon Wright PG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/15/17 Wright has been cleared for contact after recuperating from arthroscopic shoulder stabilization surgery. He has returned to practice but is not expected to make his season debut until the end of the month.
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George Hill PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 1/19/17 Hill will likely be a participant in Friday's game against the Mavericks despite spraining his ankle in the previous game.
Rodney Hood SG Early Feb - Knee - 1/16/17 Hood suffered a bone bruise in his right knee and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks as a result.
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Ian Mahinmi C Late Feb - Knee - 1/13/17 Mahinmi received a platelet-rich plasma treatment for soreness in both knees and is expected to remain sidelined until the end of February.
Danuel House PF Late Jan - Wrist - 1/9/17 House sustained a fractured right wrist and has been sidelined for the least six weeks and will re-evaluated in another week.