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Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Bol Bol C Ques Fri - Foot - 1/25/22 Bol missed the previous game due to right foot surgery, and it is unknown if he will be active on Friday versus the Hawks.
PJ Dozier SG Ques Fri - Knee - 1/25/22 Dozier sat out the last contest with a left ACL injury, and it has yet to be established if he will suit up against the Hawks on Friday.
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Kyrie Irving PG Prob Sat - Personal - 1/27/22 Irving has made a personal choice to refuse the COVID-19 vaccination, restricting his ability to only play in select road games. It is likely that he will be active for Saturday's contest versus the Warriors.
Nic Claxton PF Ques Sat - Hamstring - 1/26/22 Claxton sat out the last game due to left hamstring tightness, and it is undecided if he will participate in Saturday's game against the Warriors.
James Harden SG Ques Sat - Hamstring - 1/26/22 Harden missed the previous matchup with left hamstring tightness, and it is up in the air if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Warriors.
Day'Ron Sharpe PF Ques Sat - Illness - 1/26/22 Sharpe missed the last game due to an illness, and is has yet to be established if he will be available on Saturday versus the Warriors.
Paul Millsap PF Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/20/22 Millsap is unhappy with his current role on the team and is actively seeking a trade.
Kevin Durant SF Late Feb - Knee - 1/16/22 Durant is sidelined with a sprained left MCL, and it is projected that he will be idle until the later part of February.
Joe Harris SG Late Feb - Ankle - 1/26/22 Harris is idle after having arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle, and he is projected to miss four to eight weeks.
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Kelly Oubre Jr. SF Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/27/22 Oubre Jr. is bothered by a left ankle sprain, and it is undetermined if he will play against the Lakers on Friday.
Gordon Hayward SF Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/26/22 Hayward has sat out the previous three contests with right foot discomfort. He is also in the league's health and safety protocol, and it is unknown when he will return to the court.
Jalen McDaniels PF Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/22/22 McDaniels is out of commission with a left ankle sprain, and it is unclear how long he will be debilitated.
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Alex Caruso SG Late March - Wrist - 1/22/22 Caruso is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a fractured right wrist.
Lonzo Ball PG Mid March - Knee - 1/20/22 Ball is out of the lineup after undergoing surgery to repair a small meniscus tear in his left knee, and he is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Late March - Knee - 1/26/22 Jones Jr. is out of commission due to a bone bruise in his right knee. He suffered a fractured right index finger during his rehabilitation and is likely to miss six to eight weeks.
Patrick Williams SF Late April - Wrist - 10/29/21 Williams is sidelined while have surgery to repair a perilunate dislocated left wrist, and it is projected that he will miss the remainder of the regular season.
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Lauri Markkanen PF Mid Feb - Ankle - 1/25/22 Markkanen is sidelined with a high right ankle sprain, and it is anticipated that he will be idle until the middle of February.
Ricky Rubio PG out for season - Knee - 12/29/21 Rubio suffered an ACL tear in his left knee and will miss the rest of the 2021-22 season.
Collin Sexton PG out for season - Knee - 11/19/21 Sexton will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season after undergoing surgery to repair a left knee meniscus tear.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/26/22 Hardaway Jr. suffered a fractured fifth metatarsal on his left foot, and there is no timetable for return.
Sterling Brown SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/27/22 Brown is dealing with left foot soreness, leaving his status going forward clouded.
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Vlatko Cancar SF Late March - Foot - 1/7/22 Cancar had surgery to repair a right metatarsal foot fracture, and he will be sidelined until the later part of March.
Michael Porter Jr. PF Out indefinitely - Back - 12/1/21 Porter Jr. is out of commission after having lumbar spine surgery, and he is without a definitive timetable for recovery.
Jamal Murray SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/21/22 Murray is recovering from surgery to repair a left torn ACL and is going through the league's health and safety protocol. It is unclear how long he will be debilitated.
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Kelly Olynyk PF Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/22/22 Olynyk has been assigned to the league's health and safety protocol, and a date for return has yet to be determined.
Isaiah Livers PF Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/14/22 Livers is idle due to soreness in his right foot, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Jerami Grant SF Early Feb - Thumb - 1/27/22 Grant is out of commission with a UCL sprain in his right thumb, and he is expected to miss at least six weeks.
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Andre Iguodala SG Out Thurs - Hip - 1/27/22 Iguodala sat out the last contest due to a left hip injury, and he will not suit up Thursday against the Timberwolves.
Draymond Green PF Mid Feb - Calf - 1/17/22 Green is sidelined with left calf tightness, and it is anticipated that he will be sidelined for two weeks.
James Wiseman C Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/3/22 Wiseman had right knee surgery, and there is no timetable for recovery.
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Usman Garuba PF Late March - Wrist - 1/26/22 Garuba is out of the lineup after undergoing wrist surgery, and he is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
John Wall PG Out indefinitely - Holdout - 9/23/21 Wall is unhappy with his situation with the team, and it is uncertain how long it will take the organization to find a new team to acquire him.
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Domantas Sabonis PF Early Feb - Ankle - 1/21/22 Sabonis is idle due to a left ankle sprain, and he is not expected to be available until the early part of February.
Malcolm Brogdon SG Early Feb - Achilles - 1/22/22 Brogdon is out of commission with right Achilles soreness, and he is expected to remain sidelined until the beginning of February.
Myles Turner C Mid Feb - Foot - 1/18/22 Turner is sidelined with a left foot stress reaction, and it is anticipated that he will be idle until the middle of February.
T.J. McConnell PG Out indefinitely - Wrist - 1/20/22 McConnell is idle after having surgery to repair a right hand torn ligament and is going through the league's health and safety protocols. He will miss an extended period.
T.J. Warren SF Early Feb - Foot - 1/21/22 Warren is out of the lineup recuperating from a stress fracture in his left foot, and it is projected that he will not return until the beginning of February.
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Marcus Morris Sr. PF Out Fri - Personal - 1/27/22 Morris Sr. sat out the previous game due to a personal reason, and he will not face the Heat on Friday.
Paul George SF Out indefinitely - Elbow - 1/19/22 George is sidelined with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, and there is no timetable for return.
Jason Preston PG Out indefinitely - Foot - 1/8/22 Preston is out of the lineup after undergoing surgery to repair a right foot injury, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Kawhi Leonard SF out for season - Knee - 9/24/21 Leonard is recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn ACL in his right knee, and he is danger if missing the entire regular season.
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Anthony Davis PF Prob Thurs - Knee - 1/26/22 Davis is expected to suit up Thursday versus the 76ers despite a left knee injury.
LeBron James SF Ques Thurs - Knee - 1/27/22 James is battling left knee soreness, and it is undetermined if he will take on the 76ers on Thursday.
Kendrick Nunn PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/19/22 Nunn has a right ankle sprain and a right knee bone contusion, and has been added to the league's health and safety protocol.
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Kyle Anderson SF Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/26/22 Anderson has been added to the league's health and safety protocol, and a date for his return is unclear.
Tyus Jones PG Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/22 Jones has entered the league's health and safety protocol, and it is unknown how long he will be debilitated.
Dillon Brooks SG Late Feb - Ankle - 1/9/22 Brooks is sidelined with a left ankle sprain, and he is expected to be idle until the later part of February.
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Jimmy Butler PF Ques Fri - Toe - 1/27/22 BUtler is dealing with left big toe soreness, and it is uncertain if he will be available for Friday's battle with the Clippers.
Kyle Lowry PG Out Fri - Personal - 1/27/22 Lowry has missed the last four games due to a personal issue, and he will not be in the lineup for Friday's tilt versus the Clippers.
KZ Okpala SF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 1/22/22 Okpala is hindered by a right wrist sprain, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Markieff Morris PF Out indefinitely - Neck - 1/22/22 Morris is out of commission with whiplash, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Victor Oladipo SG Early Feb - Knee - 1/21/22 Oladipo is sidelined with a right knee injury, and he not expected to make his season debut until the beginning of February.
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Wesley Matthews SG Ques Fri - Knee - 1/26/22 Matthews was absent from the previous game with a left knee contusion, leaving his status for Friday's showdown with the Knicks hazy.
Grayson Allen SG Elig Fri - Hip - 1/23/22 Allen has been handed a one-game suspension for his flagrant two, and he is eligible to return on Friday versus the Knicks.
Lindell Wigginton PG Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/22/22 Wigginton has been assigned to the league's health and safety protocol, and a date for return has yet to be determined.
Brook Lopez C Out indefinitely - Back - 12/2/21 Lopez is out of the lineup after undergoing back surgery, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
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Jaylen Nowell SG Prob Thurs - Tailbone - 1/27/22 Nowell has a sacrum contusion, but it is projected that he will play against the Warriors on Thursday.
Patrick Beverley PG Doub Thurs - Ankle - 1/27/22 Beverley has missed the last two games with a right ankle sprain, and it is unlikely that he will be active Thursday versus the Warriors.
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Devonte' Graham PG Prob Fri - Ankle - 1/27/22 Graham sat out the last game with a sore left ankle, but it is likely that he will be in Friday's lineup versus the Nuggets.
Josh Hart SG Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/25/22 Hart missed the previous game with a sprained left ankle, and it is undecided if he will face the Nuggets on Friday.
Brandon Ingram SF Doub Fri - Ankle - 1/27/22 Ingram has missed the last two games due to a right ankle sprain, and it is unlikely that he will dress for Friday's battle against the Nuggets.
Trey Murphy III SF Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/25/22 Murphy III has wound up in the league's health and safety protocols, and it is unclear when he will return to the court.
Didi Louzada PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/23/22 Louzada is sidelined with a left knee torn medical meniscus, and it is unknown how long he will be idle.
Kira Lewis Jr. PG out for season - Knee - 12/10/21 Lewis Jr. is sidelined for the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL and a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee.
Zion Williamson PF Out indefinitely - Foot - 12/13/21 Williamson is recovering from surgery to repair a right foot fracture and has suffered a setback in his recovery. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
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Nerlens Noel C Ques Fri - Knee - 1/26/22 Noel sat out the last game with soreness in his left knee, and it has yet to be determined if he will suit up in Friday's game against the Bucks.
Ryan Arcidiacono PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/26/22 Arcidiacono has been held out of the previous four games due to a left ankle sprain, and it is uncertain if he will partake in Friday's battle with the Bucks.
Derrick Rose PG Late Feb - Ankle - 12/23/21 Rose is sidelined after having surgery to repair a right ankle injury, and it is projected that he will be unavailable until late February.
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Derrick Favors PF Ques Fri - Back - 1/24/22 Favors sat out the last game managing lower-back soreness, and it is unknown if he will face the Pacers on Friday.
Vit Krejci PG Late Feb - Ankle - 1/24/22 Krejci is idle due to a severe right ankle sprain, and he is not expected to until the end of February.
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R.J. Hampton PG Mid Feb - Knee - 1/20/22 Hampton is out of commission with a sprained MCL and bone bruise in his left knee, and he is expected to miss two to four weeks.
E'Twaun Moore SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/27/21 Moore is sidelined with a left knee sprain, and a date for return has yet to be established.
Markelle Fultz PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/1/22 Fultz is out of commission with a left knee injury and is going through the league's health and safety protocol. Team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Michael Carter-Williams PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 9/23/21 Carter-Williams had surgery to remove a bone fragment and to repair a ligament in his left ankle. There is no timetable for recovery.
Jonathan Isaac PF Out indefinitely - Knee - 9/24/21 Isaac is recovering from a torn ACL in his left knee, and it is unknown how long he will be debilitated.
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Danny Green SG Prob Thurs - Hip - 1/27/22 Green has been out of the lineup due to right hip soreness, but it is anticipated that he will return Thursday versus the Lakers.
Tobias Harris SF Ques Thurs - Illness - 1/27/22 Harris is managing an illness, and it is unknown if he will dress for Thursday's matchup with the Lakers.
Seth Curry SG Out Thurs - Ankle - 1/26/22 Curry has been held out of the last three games with left ankle soreness, and will not be active against the Lakers on Thursday.
Shake Milton PG Out indefinitely - Back - 1/14/22 Milton is idle with a back contusion, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Ben Simmons SG Out indefinitely - Holdout - 10/21/21 Simmons is holding out as he is unsatisfied with his current situation with the team, and it is unknown if he will return to action.
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JaVale McGee C Ques Fri - Knee - 1/27/22 McGee missed the previous game with left knee soreness, and is undetermined if he will be active Friday against the Timberwolves.
Jae Crowder SF Ques Fri - Wrist - 1/27/22 Crowder missed the last two contests due to a left wrist contusion, and it remains to be seen if he will play Friday versus the Timberwolves.
Cameron Payne PG Ques Fri - Wrist - 1/27/22 Payne was absent from the previous two games with a right wrist injury, and it is unclear if he will suit up Friday against the Timberwolves.
Deandre Ayton C Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/27/22 Ayton is dealing with with a right ankle sprain, and there is no timetable for his return.
Abdel Nader SF Out Indefinitely - Conditioning - 1/25/22 Nader is hindered by right knee soreness, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Frank Kaminsky PF Late March - Knee - 1/21/22 Kaminsky is sidelined after undergoing a procedure to repair a right knee stress reaction, and he is not expected to return until at least the end of March.
Dario Saric SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/31/21 Saric is sidelined due to a right ACL tear, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Robert Covington SF Ques Fri - Knee - 1/27/22 Covington sat out the last contest with a grade 1 MCL sprain in his right knee, and it remains to be seen if he will battle the Rockets on Friday
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/27/22 Smith Jr. missed the previous game with a right ankle sprain, and it is unclear if he will suit up Friday against the Rockets.
Nassir Little SF out for season - Shoulder - 1/27/22 Little suffered a labral tear in his left shoulder, and it is likely that he will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
Cody Zeller PF Early April - Knee - 1/26/22 Zeller is sidelined due to right patellar soreness, and he is likely to miss eight to 10 weeks.
Larry Nance Jr. SF Early Feb - Knee - 1/23/22 Nance Jr. is sidelined with a right knee inflammation, and it is projected that he will be idle until the early part of February.
Damian Lillard PG Mid March - Abdominal - 1/12/22 Lillard is expected to miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery for an abdominal tendinopathy.
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Chimezie Metu PF Ques Sat - Knee - 1/26/22 Metu has missed the previous two matchups due to left knee soreness, and it has yet to be established if he will be active on Saturday versus the 76ers.
De'Aaron Fox PG Ques Sat - Ankle - 1/26/22 Fox has sat out the last three games with left ankle soreness, and it is undetermined if he will line up for Saturday's contest against the 76ers.
Terence Davis II SG Out indefinitely - Head - 1/26/22 Davis II is sidelined with a ECU tendon injury to his right wrist, and a date for return has yet to be established.
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Keita Bates-Diop SF Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/25/22 Bates-Diop is in the league's health and safety protocols, and a date for his return is unclear.
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Fred VanVleet PG Ques Sat - Knee - 1/26/22 VanVleet has sat out the last two games with a sore right knee, and it is unclear if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Heat.
David Johnson SG Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/21/22 Johnson has been assigned to the league's health and safety protocol, and a date for return has yet to be determined.
Khem Birch C Early Feb - Nose - 1/18/22 Birch is out of commission after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured nose, and he is expected to miss 10-14 days.
Goran Dragic PG Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/28/21 Dragic is tending to a personal issue, and it is unknown when he will return to action.
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Rudy Gobert C Mid Feb - Calf - 1/27/22 Gobert is sidelined due to a left calf strain, and he is expected to remain on the shelf until the middle of February.
Donovan Mitchell SG Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/27/22 Mitchell is going through the leagues concussion protocol, and there is no timetable for his return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.